Sands Quotes in Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)


Sands Quotes:

  • [after giving Belini $10,000 in cash in exchange for information]

    Sands: Just for my own edification, I offered you fifty. Why'd you say no?

    Belini: I'm not a greedy man. Not looking to get rich quick. Besides, fifty thousand is a lot for what you wanted me to find out. Could just as well put a bullet in my head as cough it up, see? But ten? Ten thousand is civilized. Ten is something we both can live with.

    Sands: Ten might still be too much.

    Belini: You'd kill me over ten thousand dollars? You wouldn't dare. You wouldn't dare.


    Sands: [whispers] Yes, I would.

  • Sands: My name is Sheldon Jeffery Sands. I work for the Central Intelligence Agency. I throw shapes. I throw shapes, I set them up, I watch them fall. I'm living la vida loca.

  • Sands: FBI agents never retire, they just take it a little easier.

  • El Mariachi: Why me?

    Sands: Frankly, because you've got nothing to live for... and in a way you're already dead and Marquez is the one that killed you so why not return the favor?

  • [El Mariachi takes a piece of pork from Sands' plate and chews it]

    Sands: Was I right?

    [El Mariachi spits out the piece of pork in disgust]

    Sands: Hmmm. Guess not.

  • Sands: Hey, you get your man?

    Jorge FBI: One of them.

    Sands: If that isn't inter-agency cooperation, I just don't know what is.

  • Sands: Oh yeah, things may get a wee bit dangerous there sugarbutt so... can you dig it?

  • Ajedrez: [Sands burst through the door after picking the lock] You're gonna pay for that cop.

    Sands: Why doesn't my key work any more?

    Ajedrez: It's too small.

  • Sands: You're a good rat. I like you.

  • Sands: Belini... How long have you and I done business together? A long time. And in a way, I almost, could have the tiniest smidgen of respect for you. Almost. But you need to stop farting around. Now, do you have the information on Barillo or do you not?

    Belini: I have what you need. I'm just enjoying this temporary position of power. That make you nervous?

    Sands: You know that withholding vital information from a federal officer is a serious offence. Especially when that officer has paid handsomely for it and wouldn't think twice about ripping that patch off your eye hole and skull-fucking you to death.

  • Sands: Sometimes a revolution is exactly what is needed for cleaning out the system. One giant enema, which just so happens to be my area of expertise.

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