Nicholas Pileggi

New York City, New York
Nicholas Pileggi
New York City, New York

Quotes

11 November 2014
Let me tell you something. Nobody goes to jail unless they want to. Unless they make themselves get caught. They don't have things organized.
11 November 2014
For most of the guys killings got to be accepted. Murder was the only way everybody stayed in line. You got out of line, you got whacked. Everybody knew the rules.
11 November 2014
Whenever we needed money, we robbed the airport. To us it was better than Citibank.
11 November 2014
Saturday night was for wives, but Friday night at the Copa was always for the girlfriends.
11 November 2014
As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster.
11 November 2014
You know, we always called each other "goodfellas," like you'd say to somebody "you're gonna like this guy, he's all right, he's a goodfella, he's one of us." You understand, we were goodfellas, wiseguys.
11 November 2014
Everybody gets pinched but you did it right. You told them nothing and they got nothing. You learned the two greatest things in life: Never rat on your friends and always keep your mouth shut.
11 November 2014
I know there are women, like my best friends, who would have gotten out of there the minute their boyfriend gave them a gun to hide, but I didn't. I gotta admit the truth: It turned me on.
11 November 2014
I'm funny how? I mean funny like I'm a clown, like I amuse you? I make you laugh, like I'm here to fuckin' amuse you?
11 November 2014
Here's a wing [laughs]. What do you like, the leg or the wing, Henry, or do you still go for the old hearts and lungs?

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