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Det. Thorn: There's nothing I can do for you furniture - I got nothing to give.

Sol: I don't know why I bother.
Det. Thorn: Because it's your job. Besides, you love me.

Det. Thorn: Who bought you?
Hatcher: You're bought as soon as they pay you a salary.

New Tenant: How old are you?
Shirl: Twenty-one.
New Tenant: Charles said you were twenty-four.
Shirl: That makes us both liars.

Sol: You know, when I was a kid, food was food. Before our scientific magicians poisoned the water, polluted the soil, decimated plant and animal life.

Det. Thorn: Would you believe bodyguards are buying strawberries for 150 D's a jar?

Det. Thorn: You know, there are 20 million guys out of work in Manhattan alone just waiting for my job.

Hatcher: So, you finally made it. Do you know what time it is?
Det. Thorn: You tell me. You're the only one here who has a wristwatch.
Hatcher: I can't. The damn thing won't run.

Martha Phillips: I should've offered you something, Mr. Thorn.
Det. Thorn: If I'd had the time, I would've asked for it.

State Security Chief Donovan: Do you have the words straight?
Gilbert: You know, I won't understand them if I live to be a hundred.
State Security Chief Donovan: You won't.

Det. Thorn: Turn the air conditioning way up.
Shirl: Way up! We'll make it as cold as winter used to be.

Continuity mistake: Shortly before Sol's death, Thorn rushes into the suicide center and talks to him from the control room above. When Sol pleads Thorn to listen, there's interference on the intercom. Now watch the control panel: The earphone cable on the left side dangles back and forth each time the "speaking permitted" sign flashes on and off, blatantly revealing the cheap trick they used to make the display flashing - they simply toggled the "on" and "off" frames. (01:17:30)

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