Road to Perdition

Road to Perdition quotes

38 total quotes (ID: 889)

Harlen Maguire
John Rooney
Michael Sullivan
Michael Sullivan, Jr.
Others


Smile.


I'm something of a rarity.

Alexander Rance: This is Mr. Rance in the bridal suite and before you proffer your phony congratulations there is no Mrs. Rance residing with me and I'm all the better for it. Now, listen carefully because I am in no mood. I'm going to say this only once. I would like a boiled egg and I want it runny.

Alexander Rance: Finally, Top marks for speed. No marks for cookery.

Finn McGovern: [to John Rooney] You rule this town as God rules the Earth.

Peter Sullivan: Why are you always smiling?
Connor Rooney: 'Cause it's all so ****in' hysterical.

Michael Sullivan, Jr.: [after seeing his father kill someone] Does Mama know?
Michael Sullivan: Your mother knows I love Mr. Rooney. When we had nothing, he gave us a home... a life... and we owe him.

Connor Rooney: I can look after myself.
Frank Nitti: No, you can't! This is the point. You're a big baby who doesn't know his thumb from his dick!

Michael Sullivan: You gonna frisk me?
Frank the Bouncer: Should I?
Michael Sullivan: It's a good idea.

Harlen Maguire: [after Maguire tells Sullivan about his profession] You ever seen one?
Michael Sullivan: Yeah.
Harlen Maguire: Sorry for you. Terrible thing... but it sure makes you feel alive, don't it?
Michael Sullivan: I'll drink to that.

[Maguire has pulled out a camera]
Michael Sullivan: Is that, uh... your profession or... your pleasure?
Harlen Maguire: Both, I guess. To be paid to do what you love... ain't that the dream?

Mr. McDougal: Well this is a pleasant surprise. I wasn't expecting another deposit until the end of the month.
Michael Sullivan: Actually, I'm making a withdrawal. [Pulls his gun] And I want dirty money only, everything you're holding for Capone that's off the books. Open the safe.
Mr. McDougal: You're insane. You know they'll find out who you are.
Michael Sullivan: The name's Sullivan. You want me to spell it?

Michael Sullivan, Jr.: So when do I get my share of the money?
Michael Sullivan: Well... how much do you want?
Michael Sullivan, Jr.: Two hundred dollars.
Michael Sullivan: Okay. Deal. [Michael Jr. stops eating and thinks for awhile] Could I have had more?
Michael Sullivan: You'll never know.

Betty the Waitress: So what brings you guys to the middle of nowhere?
Michael Sullivan, Jr.: We're bank robbers.

Michael Sullivan: I'd like to work for you.
Frank Nitti: [Chuckles] Well... that's very interesting.
Michael Sullivan: And in return, I'd like you to turn a blind eye to... what I have to do.
Frank Nitti: And what is that?
Michael Sullivan: Kill the man who murdered my family.