Ruby: When it rains, it pours.
Gloria: Sometimes it drizzles.

You think the world is somethin', then it turns out to be somethin' else.


A lie's not a lie if you believe it's true.


The problem is not that there is evil in the world. The problem is that there is good. Because otherwise, who would care?


We all end up here eventually. To be weighed and judged. As it is now, for you and your friend. You know, some thought that he should stay behind, but I convinced them that he was on a better path now.


My name's Emmit Stussy. I wanna confess.


Nikki: Mister, it has been a long day.
Paul: They're all long. That's the nature of existence. Life is suffering. I think you're beginning to understand that.
Nikki: Amen.

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Paul: Have you been to this place before?
Nikki: A bowling alley?
Paul: Is that what you see?

It was my mum's recipe. The secret of which she smuggled beneath her bosom all the way from Wales to Bristol.


Only an intellectual could believe something so stupid.

Chief Dammick

You should think of what you're doing. Man. Alone. In a room full of books. Talking to himself. Or maybe you think I'm your conscience. How's that story? Ghost of Christmas Past? You came back for a reason, I'm thinking. The gun? It's there on the counter. Pick it up, your gun. Now go.


See? Simple things. Cause and effect. Crime and punishment. You mash a potato, you know what you get? Mashed potatoes.

Chief Moe Dammick

Fargo Quotes

Chief: Aww. Heck. It's Sam Hess.
Cop: Who owns the trucking company?
Chief: With the two boys both dumb as a dog's foot

Lorne: Just one word: Yes or No?