The Conversation Quotes
I'm not afraid of death, but I am afraid of murder.Harry Caul
I'm not following you, I'm looking for you. There's a big difference.Martin Stett
[about a bum on a park bench]
Ann: Every time I see one of those old guys, I always think the same thing.
Mark: What do you think?
Ann: I always think that he was once somebody's baby boy. Really, I do. I think he was once somebody's baby boy, and he had a mother and a father who loved him, and now there he is, half dead on a park bench, and where are his mother or his father, all his uncles now?
He'd kill us if he got the chance.Mark
We'll be listening to you.Martin Stett
This conversation is over.Ann
[on the phone] We know that you know, Mr. Caul. For your own sake, don't get involved any further. We'll be listening to you.Martin Stett
[plays back recording of Harry playing saxophone]
What a STUPID conversation.Stan
Mark: Does it bother you?
Mark: Walking around in circles.
Passerby: Well, I want to go over to my place and start, you know, getting it on...
Ann: Oh, that's terrible.
Mark: Yeah. Do you ever, uh... ballet?
Ann: Be thankful. Do you have a quarter for them?
Mark: Yes, I do.
Ann: [gives it to street band]
Ann: What about me?
Mark: You'll see.
Ann: A lot of fun you are. You're supposed to tease me, give hints, make me guess, you know.
I can't stand it. I can't stand it any more.Ann