One day some of the kids from the neighborhood carried my mother's groceries all the way home. You know why? It was outta respect.
No questions. No answers. That's the business we're in. You just accept it and move on. Maybe that's lesson number three.
For a second I thought I was dead. But, when I heard all the noise, I knew they were cops. Only cops talk that way. If they'd been wiseguys, I wouldn't have heard a thing. I would've been dead.
Right after I got here I ordered some spaghetti with marinara sauce and I got egg noodles and ketchup. I'm an average nobody. I get to live the rest of my life like a schnook.
- Whenever there is any doubt, there is no doubt. That's the first thing they teach you.
- Who taught you?
- I don't remember. That's the second thing they teach you.
I'm not mad, I'm proud of you. You took your first pinch like a man and you learn two great things in your life. Look at me, never rat on your friends and always keep your mouth shut.
Either you're part of the problem or you're part of the solution or you're just part of the landscape.