Norris: How do you like your brandy, sir?
Philip Marlowe: In a glass.

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Philip Marlowe: Yeah, wasn’t it. By the way, how’d you happen to have one?
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Philip Marlowe: I could make it my business.
Eddie Mars: I could make your business mine.
Philip Marlowe: Oh, you wouldn’t like it. The pay’s too small.