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A compendium of Baccano! quotes from the anime and light novels.

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Maiza AvaroEdit

  • "Firo... If you have Szilard's knowledge, then you be honest...I'm tired of living. Now that Szilard, my brother's enemy, is dead, there's no point in living any longer... Of course! Firo...would you...?" (The Rolling Bootlegs)


  • "I'm sorry... Thank you. I'm really glad I was able to talk to you, at the end. If you'll let me make one selfish request...please don't forget me." (The Rolling Bootlegs)

Isaac Dian and Miria HarventEdit

  • Miria: "But we're not Ennis' parents so we really can't exactly give her a baby brother."  Isaac: "No, unfortunately that's how biology works."
  • Isaac: "Cows are herbivores, right?" Miria:"Yes!" Isaac: "That means if you eat a cow, you're eating grass and meat together!" Miria:"You're so smart Isaac!" Isaac: "Aren't I?"
  • Isaac: "We once tried to steal an entire museum as well." Miria:"That proved impossible though." Isaac: "Yes! So at least, in order to make impossible for people to enter, we stole the entrance [door]!" Miria:"It sure was heavy!"
  •  Miria: "I don't understand any of it, but it's absolutely incredible!"

Huey LaforetEdit

  • “I can't bring myself to trust you. But even if you were to betray me, and even if you were to become my enemy... would it be okay for me to love you? Could you... let me love you?” - to Monica Campanella (1710: Crack Flag
  • "Even if your true face is revealed and the world turns against you. I'll make you a new mask." - to Monica Campanella (1710: Crack Flag)

Elmer C. Albatross Edit

Dalton Strauss Edit

Ladd RussoEdit

  • "I just know you are all my newest enemies... and you have really nice guns. You people are all the same. You think you're so special! "Oh yeah, with all of our wonderful guns on this pathetic train, there's no way anyone can stop us! We are invincible and unbeatable! We are so strong with all of our men and our guns!"
  • "You are my absolute favorite people to kill! You are so beautifully amazed when you die! Especially when I squish your brains between my fingers like a freaking sausage!" (Episode 04)
  • "Even though we are going to shatter thousands of lives, wearing white is gonna make the blood look so pretty." (Episode 04)
  • "Hot damn, hotdamnhotdamnhotdamn, what's up, what's shakin' in the dining car?! Is he killing? Getting killed? Either way, it's seriously 'whoa' and 'hold the phone' and damn this is exciting, hey, hey, hey, hey, hey..." (1931: Local Chapter The Grand Punk Railroad)
  • [to Czeslaw] "Too bad. You were so close, but you couldn't figure out how to talk to me after all... I can't let a look like yours go unanswered. You're just so sure I won't do this!" [shoots him in the head]
  • "Now, dear Uncle, there's a certain person that I just love to kill. It doesn't even matter whether they're weak or strong. The people I live to kill, that really get me jazzed... never see it coming. Never. They're in some happy place where they're sure nothing can get them. Dying is the furthest thing from their minds. Maybe they're thinkin' about what they're gonna have for dinner. Just like you were. Right before I walked in." - to Placido Russo (Episode 04)

Angelo Edit

Jacuzzi SplotEdit

  • "The times when you want to cry are when you have to try your hardest. That's why I decided I'll cry in general. Then, when I have to shed tears for a time when I really want to cry, my tears would have run dry."
  • [to Nice] "I might have cried a little too much up till now. So I've decided that the amount I cried counts towards you as well. I've cried your half. So even if bad things should happen now, don't cry."
  • [quoting Isaac] "I've got a gun in my heart!"

Claire StanfieldEdit

  • "So what if I'd spare him? In my mind it's the certainty in myself that I possess which allows me to have that kind of mercy or compassion. There's no wavering on that point. It's fixed like the stars. The fact is I'm never gonna be killed! So remember this: mercy and compassion are virtues that only the strong are privileged to possess. And strong." (Episode 11)
  • "This world is mine. I think this world may even just be a long, long dream I’m watching. You guys may just be illusions, and it can’t be proven whether or not you really exist either. In other words, this world was created with me at the center. So what will happen if I die? I don’t know. My imagination isn’t very creative; I just can’t imagine myself dying. In other words, there is no way this world can completely disappear. But if I die, then everyone will disappear. I am the only one in this world who won’t disappear. The rest are just people I see as if in a dream."  (Episode 12)
  • "He's quiet, but what he does is bigger and louder than anybody else." - On Keith Gandor (Baccano! Manga Chapter 004)

Graham SpecterEdit

  • "Oh, life is fun! Try sayin' that ten times fast ten thousand times a minute every day for the rest of your life and it'll screw with your head so bad that all problems will disappear like magic! Okay okay okay, I've gotten past the sadness and as of now I'm evolving to a higher staaaate! Right? Tell me you all think so! Life is a magnificent beast, and it excites me!" (Episode 14)
  • "Tedium is such a crime. It takes the limited amount of time that is given to man, and rather than spending it in indolence or drowning it in pleasure it just sits there sucking, eating it up. I can't put up with that, tedium is a crime! Death to tedium! Die!" (Episode 15)

The Poet Edit

  • "Language can express the world in all its entirety. Perhaps a picture is worth a thousand words, but a thousand words can still describe the scene that one sees before him, ten thousand words can subvert the coming of dusk, and a hundred thousand words can reshape the fabric of the world." (1934: Street Episode Alice in Jails)
  • "What would approximate your existence would be if the most favoured musket of a serial killer was possessed by a goddess." - describing Sickle (1934: Street Episode Alice in Jails)

Manfred Beriam Edit