Eli Cross: It's not what he's eating, but what's eating him that makes it... sort of interesting.
Eli Cross: People like to believe in things and policemen are just people. Or so I'm told.
Eli Cross: He's a hopeless yo-yo, Jake, but he's not dead... YET.
Eli Cross: Do you not know that King Kong the first was just three foot six inches tall? He only came up to Faye Wray's belly button! If God could do the tricks that we can do he'd be a happy man.
Eli Cross: If you cooperate, you'll receive a first-class ticket to Amsterdam where you can stick your finger in a dike.
Eli Cross: Nina the actress so fair / Who fancied a man with blond hair. / But Raymond discovers / As he lifts up the covers / That his double - young "Lucky" - is there.