Upon hearing the news of iconic director John Hughes' sudden and tragic death, we not only reflected on the classic films he directed throughout the '80s, but also the totally awesome quotes that came out of them.

To be honest, we're not sure we'd have made it through high school without Ferris Bueller's lengthy asides, Saturday morning detention with 'The Breakfast Club,' or daydreams of Jake Ryan.

Relive the '80s and a truly era-defining career through our roundup of the best quotes from John Hughes' movies.