[upon seeing that he was photographed murdering two people]
Mr. Earl Brooks: You see that, Marshall? That's why I didn't want to do the dance couple.
Marshall: Stop your fucking whining, Earl. You enjoyed doing that couple just as much as I did, and look at the bright side - he came to us. He didn't go to the cops. If he tries to shake us down, we kill him. Period. We make it fun, but we kill him! End of story.

I don't enjoy killing, Mr. Smith. I do it because I'm addicted to it.

Mr. Earl Brooks

Don't kid yourself, Earl. You're going to kill again.

Marshall

Before I was the Thumbprint Killer, Mr. Smith, I killed a lot of people in a lot of different ways.

Mr. Earl Brooks

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannont change, the courage to change the things that I can, and wisdom to know the difference.

Mr. Earl Brooks

Let the police put Jane in jail. Hopefully that will save her. And we can happily go on with our tortured lives.

Marshall

[of Mr. Smith] Even if that guy was charming and funny, I still wouldn't like him.

Marshall

You always want to invest in things people can't do without. Water and cemeteries... pretty safe bets.

Mr. Earl Brooks

If I were here to kill you, you would already be dead.

Mr. Earl Brooks

For all the taxes we pay, you'd think they'd make it more difficult to hack into the police personnel file.

Marshall

Mr. Earl Brooks: Would it bother you to kill a woman?
Mr. Smith: No. No, an asshole's an asshole.

Mr. Earl Brooks: [talking about Jane] Well, we were right. She was hiding something.
Marshall: Pregnant's not all of it. She's hiding something, bigger. Something much bigger.
Mr. Earl Brooks: You think so?
Marshall: I know so... and so do you.

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Mr. Brooks Quotes

I don't enjoy killing, Mr. Smith. I do it because I'm addicted to it.

Mr. Earl Brooks

You always want to invest in things people can't do without. Water and cemeteries... pretty safe bets.

Mr. Earl Brooks