Gangs of New York

Gangs of New York quotes

53 total quotes (ID: 843)

Amsterdam Vallon
Bill the Butcher
Boss Tweed

What do you say, Jen? One more time for the sweet souvenir?

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

Bill: You. Whatever your name is... what is your name?
Amsterdam: Amsterdam, sir.
Bill: Amsterdam, I'm New York. Don't you never come in here empty handed again, you gotta pay for the pleasure of my company.

This is a night for America!

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

Priest Vallon: The blood stays on the blade.

Amsterdam: Is there anyone in the five points you haven't ****ed?
Jenny: Yes! You!

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

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

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

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

Remember the first rule of politics. The ballots don't make the results, the counters make the results. The counters. Keep counting.

Boss Tweed: You may or may not know, Bill, that everyday I go down to the waterfront with hot soup for the Irish as they come ashore. Its part of building a political base.
Bill: I've noticed you there, you may have noticed me.
Boss Tweed: Indeed I have. Throwing torrents of abuse to every single person who steps off those boats.
Bill: [gleefully] If only I had the guns, Mr. Tweed, I'd shoot each and every one of them before they set foot on American soil.

Killoran: Monk's already won by three thousand more votes than there are voters.
Boss Tweed: Only three? Make it twenty, thirty. We don't need a victory. We need a Roman triumph.

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