Favorite Chinatown Quotes
How do you like them apples?Jake Gittes
Let me explain something to you, Walsh. This business requires a certain amount of finesse.Jake Gittes
You're a very nosy fellow, kitty cat. Huh? You know what happens to nosy fellows? Huh? No? Wanna guess? Huh? No? Okay. They lose their noses.Man with Knife
But, Mrs. Mulwray, I goddamn near lost my nose. And I like it. I like breathing through it. And I still think you're hiding something.Jake Gittes
Evelyn Mulwray: Hollis seems to think you're an innocent man.
Jake Gittes: Well, I've been accused of a lot of things before, Mrs. Mulwray, but never that.
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
He's rich! Do you understand? He thinks he can get away with anything.Jake Gittes
Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.Walsh
You're dumber than you think I think you are.Jake Gittes
What can I tell you, kid? You're right. When you're right, you're right, and you're right.Jake Gittes
Either you bring the water to L.A. or you bring L.A. to the water.Noah Cross