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Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown.
I don't get tough with anyone, Mr. Gittes. My lawyer does.
Evelyn Mulwray: She's my daughter.
J.J. Gittes: I said I want the truth!
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Ida Sessions: Are you alone?
Jack Gittes: Isn't everyone?
You're dumber than you think I think you are.
I'm not in business to be loved, but I am in business.
I'm not supposed to be the one that's caught with his pants down.
Loach: What happened to your nose, Gittes? Somebody slam a bedroom window on it?
J.J. Gittes: Nope, your wife got excited. Sh
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Of course I'm respectable. I'm old. Politicians, ugly buildings, and whores all get respectable if they last long enough.
You see, Mr. Gittes, most people never have to face the fact that at the right time, in the right place, they're capable ofanythin ...
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