Originals

Who Said It: Donald Trump or Bill the Butcher from “Gangs of New York”?

1. “You see this knife? I’m gonna teach you to speak English with this fucking knife!”

2. “I have a great relationship with the blacks. I’ve always had a great relationship with the blacks”

3. “What a great honor it must be for you to honor me tonight.”

4. “We are met at this chosen ground, to settle for good and all who holds sway… us natives, born rightwise to this fine land, or the foreign hordes defiling it.”

5. “I’m going to get rid of the bad ones fast. And I’m going to send them back. And we’re not going to be putting them in prisons here, and pay for them for the next 40 years. We’re going to send them back where they came from.”

6. “When I’m attacked, in a strange way, so is New York.”

7. “I’m New York… don’t you never come in here empty handed again, you gotta pay for the pleasure of my company.”

8. “I understand the Chinese mind.”

9. “A real native is someone who is willing to die fighting for his country. There’s nothing more to it.”

10. “I don’t have a racist bone in my body.”

11. “That must be a pretty picture, you dropping to your knees.”

12. “If only I had the guns… I’d shoot each and every one of them before they set foot on American soil.”

13. “Show me someone without an ego, and I’ll show you a loser.”

14 “Civilization is crumbling.”

15. “I play to people’s fantasies.”

16. “We go in church and I drink the little wine, which is about the only wine I drink, and I eat the little cracker.”

17. “People are so shocked when they find out I am Protestant. I am Presbyterian. And I go to church and I love God and I love my church.”

18. “Now that you’ve had a taste of my mutton, how do you like it?”

19. “I hate musicals. Out of the blue people burst into songs.”

BtB: 1, 4, 7, 9, 12, 14, 18

DT: 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11, 13, 15, 16, 17

19 is actually Alf, that lovable scamp

Written by Josiah Madigan

Josiah Madigan

Josiah Madigan is a writer, editor and TV producer. For more writing, go to Twitter @josiah10000. To see him live, check out www.seriousmatters.info.

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