From Hell (2001) quotes

Directors
Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes.

Cast
Johnny Depp.
Heather Graham.
Ian Holm.

In Victorian-era London, a troubled clairvoyant police detective investigates the murders of Jack the Ripper.

One day men will look back and say that I gave birth to the twentieth century.
– Sir William Gull
You’re not going to see the twentieth century.
– Abberline

What? You think I was paying you back? I didn’t mean it as business. I’m still a woman, they haven’t taken that away from me, not yet anyways!
– Mary Kelly

It’s over with, It’s done. You have my word.
– Sir Charles Warren
Fuck your word! I will bring down every one of you fucking cunts!
– Abberline

Below the skin of history are London’s veins. These symbols, the mitre, the pentacle star, even someone as ignorant and degenerate as you can sense that they course with energy and meaning. I am that meaning. I am that energy.
– Sir William Gull

Laudanum is a derivative of opium. Apart from doctors and addicts, not many would be able to detect it. How long have you been chasing the dragon, Inspector?
– Sir William Gull

What’s wrong? You think I was born a whore? Oh that’s right, England doesn’t have whores, just a great mass of very unlucky women.
– Mary Kelly

This ain’t killin’ for profit. This is ritual.
– Abberline

I want every veterinarian, butcher, furrier in the district interviewed.
– Abberline
Furrier? What he do, sir? Skin her?
– Constable Withers
He disemboweled her. Removed her stomach, intestines…
– Abberline

They used to burn men like you, alive.
– Peter Godley

Why have you called me here, Netley.
– Jack the Ripper
It’s just… you say only three more have to be killed. I don’t know if I can do it anymore. It’s in all the papers. I’m just a simple chap, sir. I’m not a great man like you. I just don’t know where I am anymore.
– Netley, the Coachman
There, there Netley. I shall tell you where we are. We’re in the darkest region of the human brain, a radiant abyss where men go to find themselves.
– Jack the Ripper
I don’t understand, sir.
– Netley, the Coachman
Hell, Netley. We are in hell.
– Jack the Ripper

You could be dead… right now. But then there would be too many bloody questions.
– Constable Withers

Why?
– Abberline
Are you questioning my decision?
– Sir Charles Warren
No, sir, I just simply want to know why.
– Abberline

Sorry about the rude awakening.
– Peter Godley

I think you mean to draw a Lister knife.
– Sir William Gull

You do not fuck with the special branch, the special branch fucks with you.
– Peter Godley

We work the streets harder than ever, right?
– Kate Eddowes

And Withers, for your information… the star of David has six points.
– Abberline