Carla Jean: You don’t have to do this. Anton: People always say the same thing. Carla Jean: What do they say? Anton: They say, “You don’t have to do this.” Carla Jean: You don’t. Anton: Okay. [Chigurh flips a coin and covers it with his hand] This is the best I can do. Call it. Carla Jean: I knowed you was crazy when I saw you sitting there. I knowed exactly what was in store for me. Anton: Call it. Carla Jean: No. I ain’t gonna call it. Anton: Call it. Carla Jean: The coin don’t have no say. It’s just you. Anton: Well, I got here the same way the coin did.
I always knew you had to be willing to die to even do this job. But, I don’t want to push my chips forward and go out and meet something I don’t understand. A man would have to put his soul at hazard. He’d have to say, “O.K., I’ll be part of this world.”