- At the beginning, when Dortmunder is being released, the Warden is trying to convince him to go straight:
Warden: No matter what institution I'm in, sooner or later I got you inside it. You couldn't, um, really go straight?Dortmunder: (Beat) My heart wouldn't be in it, Frank.
- Amusa is presented with yet another list of items needed for yet another robbery attempt:
Amusa: Is it going to upset me?Murch: I think it's safe to say that. Yes, sir.