Adam Cook: I'm a concert pianist. That's a pretentious way of saying I'm... unemployed at the moment.
Jerry Mulligan: Hey, uh, how'd you come by all these worldly possessions? A rich husband or a rich father?
Milo Roberts: Father.
Adam Cook: It's not a pretty face, I grant you, but underneath its flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.
Milo Roberts: Why do you always talk about money?
Jerry Mulligan: Because I ain't got any. And when you ain't got any that takes on a curious significance.
Jerry Mulligan: Well, uh, with a binding like you've got, people are going to want to know what's in the book.