Millers Crossing

Millers Crossing quotes

55 total quotes (ID: 791)

Eddie Dane
Johnny Caspar
Others
Tom Reagan


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 dumpin' Leo for the guy that put a bullet in your brother?

Verna: That's not why you came, either.
Tom: Tell me why I came.
Verna: [seductively] The oldest reason there is.
Tom: There are friendlier places to drink.

Verna: What're you chewin' over?
Tom: Dream I had once. I was walkin' in the woods, I don't know why. Wind came up and blew me hat off.
Verna: And you chased it, right? You ran and ran, finally caught up to it and you picked it up. But it wasn't a hat anymore and it changed into something else, something wonderful.
Tom: Nah, it stayed a hat and no, I didn't chase it. Nothing more foolish than a man chasin' his hat.

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

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

You are so goddamn smart. Except you ain't.

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

It's gettin' so a businessman can't expect no return from a fixed fight. Now, if you can't trust a fix, what can you trust? For a good return, you gotta go bettin' on chance - and then you're back with anarchy, right back in the jungle.

You killed Mink you son of a bitch! You killed Mink,and by God I'll hear you say it!

Nobody knows anybody. Not that well.

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

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

You double-cross once - where's it all end? An interesting ethical question.

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!