Jackie (Bruce A. Young), a black, transgender prostitute, is giving Joel (Tom Cruise) a phone number.
Jackie: It's what you want. It's what every white boy off the lake wants.
Joel, Lana (Rebecca De Mornay) and Miles (Curtis Armstrong) drive away, fleeing Guido (Joe Pantoliano).
Joel: So is this Guido guy ... he's your "manager"?
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Lana: That's right.
Joel: Or a pimp?
Lana: Now that's quick, Joel. Have you always been this quick, or is this something new?
And during the same pursuit.
Miles: I don't believe this! I've got a trig midterm tomorrow and I'm being chased by Guido the Killer Pimp.
After Lana and Vicki (Shera Danese) run into Joel's house, indicating Joel is their new "manager," and Joel and Guido are in the driveway.
Guido: Let me give you a little advice so you know. In times of economic uncertainty, never ever (expletive) with another man's livelihood. Go have fun, now? You know fun, time of your life? Maybe if you follow that, I won't have to come back here.
Lana: I'm really trying to be, friends with you. But I'd appreciate it if you'd stop laying these little judgments on me, while you're leaning on your daddy's $40,000 car.
Joel: It seems to me that if there were any logic to our language, trust would be a four-letter word.
In the Porsche shop after Joel's father's 928 has been pulled from Lake Michigan.
Mechanic: Who's the U-boat commander?
Lana puts together the plan that will pay to repair Joel's dad's car.
Joel: It was great the way her mind worked. No guilt, no doubts, no fear. None of my specialities. Just the shameless pursuit of immediate gratification. What a capitalist.
At the end of Joel's interview with a Princeton recruiter.
Rutherford: You've done a lot of solid work here, but it's just not Ivy League, now is it?
Lana: So, how're we doin'?
Joel: Looks like University of Illinois!
Joel's father: Sometimes you just gotta say "what the heck."