The Departed

The Departed quotes

79 total quotes (ID: 158)

Billy Costigan
Colin Sullivan
Dignam
Ellerby
Frank Costello
Multiple Characters


Microprocessors. Yes, those. I don't know what they are, you don't know what they are, who gives a ****. Cash!


Costello: [slaps fly] You know what I like about restaurants?
Costigan: The ****ing food? I don't know, what?
Costello: You can learn a lot, watching things eat. [licks fly off palm]

[to Costello] You accuse me once, I put up with it. You accuse me twice... I quit. You pressure me to fear for my life and I will put a ****ing bullet in your head as if you were anybody else. Okay?

Costello: How's your mother?
Man in Bar: She's on her way out.
Costello: We all are, act accordingly.

Costigan: Don't you ****ing threaten me!
Dignam: You may play a tough guy for your gangster friends, but you don't get nothing past me, you lace-curtain Irish ****ing pussy!
Costigan: [Punches Dignam] You mother****er!

Madolyn: I thought I was the liar!

Costigan: Hey, you fellas come from Providence?
Providence Gangster #2: Isn't any of your business where we come from, is it, now?
Costigan: ****in' delivering cannolis or something?

You got a nice suit at home or do you like coming to work everyday dressed like you're goin' to invade Poland?

You want him to chop me up and feed me to the poor? Is that what you want?

You have an immaculate record. Some guys don't trust an immaculate record. I do. I have an immaculate record.

No ticky, no laundry.

When you decide to be something, you can be it. That's what they don't tell you in the church. When I was your age they would say we can become cops, or criminals. Today, what I'm saying to you is this: when you're facing a loaded gun, what's the difference?

My theory on feds is that they're like mushrooms; Feed 'em shit and keep 'em in the dark. You girls have a good day.

Queenan: So, do you have an idea of what we do here, my section?
Costigan: Sir yes sir, I have an idea sir.
Dignam: Whoa whoa whoa. Let's say you have no idea and leave it at that okay? No idea. Zip. None. If you had an idea about what we do, we would not be good at what we do, would we? We would be ****s. You calling us ****s?

Ellerby: Go **** yourself.
Dignam: I'm tired from ****ing your wife.
Ellerby: How is your mother?
Dignam: Good, she's tired from ****ing my father.