Up is down, black is white.

Eddie Dane

Hey Tom, what's the rumpus?

Mink

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

Tom Reagan

I told you to put one in his brain, not in his stinkin' face!

Tic-Tac

[after killing Eddie Dane] 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!

Johnny Caspar

What is this, the high hat?

Johnny Caspar

[finds a corpse] It's hanky time!

Tic-Tac

I'll think about it.

Tom Reagan

Jesus, Tom, I was just speculatin' about a hypothesis. I know I don't know nothin'.

O'Doole

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.

Johnny Caspar

The old man's still an artist with a Thompson.

Terry

You don't hold elected office in this town. You run it because people think you do. They stop thinking it you stop running it.

Tom Reagan

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Miller's Crossing Quotes

Jesus, Tom, I was just speculatin' about a hypothesis. I know I don't know nothin'.

O'Doole

If you want me to keep my mouth shut, it's gonna cost you some dough. I figure a thousand bucks is reasonable, so I want two.

Tom Reagan