Between Riverside and Crazy Quotes

Stephen Adly Guirgis
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Junior: "Now whatchu want me to do with this envelope from the landlord?" Pops: Let the dog clean his ass with it! I'm a ex-cop, war veteran, senior citizen with a legal rent-control lease from 1978 and I never pay late - I wish they would try to fuck with me.
-- Junior / Pops (Act 1, Scene 1, Part 2)

Importance: This quote functions on a couple of important levels: one, it gives key information about Pops (i.e. who he is, what his situation is); and two, reveals important elements of the plot (i.e. the lease, the ex-cop).

... if you had any integrity, you'd know that an honorable man can't be bought off - an honorable man doesn't just settle a lawsuit 'no fault" and lend his silence to hypocrisy and racism and the grievous violation of all our civil rights.
-- Pops (Act 1, Scene 1, Part 2)

Importance: Again, this quote functions on two key levels. One, it defines Pops' self-image; and two, functions as an...

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