Royal: Are you trying to steal my woman?
Henry Sherman: I beg your pardon.
Royal: You heard me, Coltrane.
Henry Sherman: Coltrane?
Royal: What?
Henry Sherman: Did you just call me Coltrane?
Royal: No.
Henry Sherman: You didn't?
Royal: No.
Henry Sherman: Okay...

Eli: You never even gave me the time of day till I started getting good reviews.
Margot: Your reviews weren't that good.
Eli: But the sales are.

Eli: Did I hit the dog?
Chas: Yeah.
Eli: Is he dead?
Chas: Yeah.
Eli: I need help.

Henry Sherman: How much is he paying you?
Pagoda: I don't know what you're talking about.

You wanna talk some jive? I'll talk some jive. I'll talk some jive like you've never heard!

Royal

[after learning from an investigator that Margot had been previously married and has had affairs with both men and women] So, she smokes.

Raleigh

I didn't think so much of him at first. But now I get it, he's everything that I'm not.

Royal

Richie: I wrote a suicide note.
Chas: You did?
Richie: Yeah, right after I regained consciousness.

Chas: I've had a rough year, dad.
Royal: I know you have, Chassie.

Hell of a damn grave. Wish it were mine.

Royal

[Telling everybody that Royal doesn't have cancer] I know what stomach cancer looks like. I've seen it, and you don't eat three cheeseburgers a day with french fries when you got it.

Henry Sherman

Chas: Are you okay?
Royal: Fuck do you care?

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