Millers Crossing

Millers Crossing quotes

55 total quotes (ID: 791)

Eddie Dane
Johnny Caspar
Others
Tom Reagan


Bernie: Tommy, you can't do this! You don't bump guys! You're not like those animals back there. It's not right, Tom! They can't make us do this. It's the wrong situation, they can't make us different people than we are. We're not muscle, Tom. I... I... I... never killed anybody. I used a little information for a chisel, that's all. It's my nature, Tom! I... I... I... can't help it, somebody gives me an angle, I play it. I don't deserve to die for that. Do you think I do?
[Tom doesn't answer, he just keeps walking]
Bernie: I'm... I'm... I'm just a grifter, Tom. I'm... I'm... I'm... I'm... I'm an nobody! But I'll tell you what, I never crossed a friend, Tom. I never killed anybody, I never crossed a friend, nor you, I'll bet. We're not like those animals! This is not us! Th... th... this is some hop dream! It's a dream, Tommy! I'm praying to you! I can't die! I can't die... out here in the woods, like a dumb animal! In the woods, LIKE A DUMB ANIMAL! Like a dumb animal! I can't... I can't... I CAN'T DIE OUT HERE IN THE WOODS!... like a dumb animal. I can't... die!
[Bernie falls to his knees, praying]
Bernie: I'm praying to you! Look in your heart! I'm praying to you! Look in your heart! I'm praying to you! Look in your heart! I'm praying to you! Look in your heart...
[Tom slowly aims his gun at Bernie]
Bernie: I'm praying to you! Look in your heart. I'm praying to you... look in your heart... look in your heart! You can't kill me... look in your heart.


If I'd known we were gonna cast our feelings into words, I'd've memorized the Song of Solomon.

Nobody knows anybody. Not that well.

Close your eyes ladies! I'm comin' in!

You don't hold elected office in this town. You run it because people think you do. They stop thinking it, you stop running it.

[to Bernie] Shut up. Your dead, get me?

[to Caspar] My chin's hanging out right next to yours. I'd worry a lot less if I thought you were worrying enough.

Tell Leo he's not God on the throne, he's just a cheap political boss with more hair tonic than brains.

If you want me to keep my mouth shut, it's gonna cost you some dough. I figure a thousand bucks is reasonable, so I want two.

I'm talkin' about friendship. I'm talkin' about character. I'm talkin' about - hell. Leo, I ain't embarrassed to use the word - I'm talkin' about ethics.

You got references? You been to college? We ONLY take yeggs what's been to college, ain't that right, Dane? Ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha! I'm joking, of course.

Shut you son of a bitch! Son of a bitch! You stupid son of a bitch.

What is this, the high hat?

That son of a bitch! I had a feeling about this son of a bitch! We silence him! And we do the same to Mink this very night!

It's like I tell all of my boys. [Casper shoots Eddie Dane] Always put one in the brain!