The Spanish Prisoner
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Jimmy Dell: Always do business as if the person you're doing business with is trying to screw you, because he probably is. And if he's not, you can be pleasantly surprised.

George Lang: We must never forget that we are human, and as humans we dream, and when we dream we dream of money.

Jimmy Dell: Good people, bad people, they generally look like what they are.

Jimmy Dell: I'm a problem solver, with a heart of gold.

Detective Jones: Nobody looks at a Japanese tourist.

Jimmy Dell: I think you'll find that if what you've done for them is as valuable as you say it is, if they are indebted to you morally but not legally, my experience is they will give you nothing, and they will begin to act cruelly toward you.
Joe Ross: Why?
Jimmy Dell: To suppress their guilt.

Joe Ross: You could call me Joe.
Susan Ricci: Yeah, long as I didn't take that as inducement to, you know, further intimacy.

Jimmy Dell: Do the American thing.
Joe Ross: What's that?
Jimmy Dell: Marry a rich widow.
Joe Ross: We used to say, a nymphomaniac who owns a liquor store.

Joe Ross: Stun gun? What if you missed?
United States Marshal: Well then, it would be back to the range for me.

Continuity mistake: In George's apartment, Joe takes a cigarette out of his mouth and sets it down, then places both empty hands on George's chest, then takes off his glasses, still with no cigarette in his mouth or hand. An instant later, the cigarette is back in his mouth and he again takes it out and sets it down. (01:16:15)

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