You've got a nasty reputation, Mr. Gittes. I like that.

Noah Cross

'Course I'm respectable. I'm old. Politicians, ugly buildings, and whores all get respectable if they last long enough.

Noah Cross

There are many things my father taught me here in this room. He taught me

Michael Corleone

Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.


The fuck is that?

Henry Hill

What can I tell you, kid? You're right. When you're right, you're right, and you're right.

Jake Gittes

There is no defeat in death, Master Bruce. Victory comes in defending what we know is right while we still live.


I hate to disappoint you but my rubber lips are immune to your charms.


Poison... Poison Ivy.

Pamela Isley/Poison Ivy

Chicks like you give women a bad name.


[recording a message] Listen to your parents and teachers. They got a line on most things, so don't treat em like enemies. There's always an outside chance you can learn something. Try to keep an open mind. Try to understand the viewpoints of others. Consider the minority opinion. But try to get along with the majority of opinion once it's accepted. Of course Holly and I have had fun, even if it has been rushed. And uh, so far a good sign, hadn't got caught. Excuse the grammar.

Kit Carruthers

I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart!

Michael Corleone

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