Gangs of New York

Gangs of New York quotes

53 total quotes (ID: 843)

Amsterdam Vallon
Bill the Butcher
Boss Tweed
Others


Fine waistcoat. Shame about it, I don't think it can be mended. Will I keep it as a souvenir?!


Look, I want you to see this. This is you, right here! Notch 45, you Irish bog bastard.

I have a hole in my shoulder and it hurts, so have a drink and shut up or shut up and get out.

Ears and noses will be the trophies of the day. But no hand shall touch him.

Don't mind him. He used to be an Irishman.

We hold in our hearts the memory of our fallen brothers whose blood stains the very streets we walk today. Also on this night we pay tribute to the leader of our enemies, an honorable man, who crossed over bravely, fighting for what he believed in. To defeat my enemy, I extinguish his life, and consume him as I consume these flames. In honor of Priest Vallon.

I want you's all to meet the son of Priest Vallon. I took him under my wing and see how I'm repaid? Saves my life one day so he can kill me the next like a sneak-thief, instead of fighting like a man. A base defiler. Unworthy of a noble name.

This is fresh meat. What I mean is we need to tenderize this meat a little bit. Okay, let's kiss goodnight to that pretty young face of yours.

Lord, place the steel of the Holy Spirit in my spine and the love of the Virgin Mary in my heart.

It's a funny feeling being taken under the wing of a dragon. It's warmer than you'd think.

New York loved William Tweed... and hated him but for those of us trying to be thieves, we couldn't help but admire him.

When you kill a king, you don't stab him in the dark. You kill him where the entire court can watch him die.

Jenny was a Bluget, a girl pickpocket and a turtledove. A turtledove picks out a fine house, disguises herself as a housemaid and robs you blind. It takes a lot of sand to be a turtledove.

In the end, they put candles on the bodies so's their friends, if they had any, could know them in the dark. The city did this free of charge. Shang, Jimmy Spoils, Hell-cat, McGloin, and more. Friend or foe, didn't make no difference now. It was four days and nights before the worst of the mob was finally put down. We never knew how many New Yorkers died that week before the city was finally delivered. My father told me we was all born of blood and tribulation, and so then too was our great city. But for those of us what lived and died in them furious days, it was like everything we knew was mildly swept away. And no matter what they did to build this city up again... for the rest of time... it would be like no one even knew we was ever here.

The appearance of law must be upheld, especially when it's being broken.