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    Twenty years ago I wanted to move to a nice place so our Charley would grow up a nice boy and learn a profession. But instead we live in a jungle, so he can only be a wild animal. D'you think I picked the East Side like Columbus picked America?
    — Abraham Polonsky
    tags: animals  live  wild  boys  learn  profession  year 
     
    I'll give you my answer calmly and sensibly, my final answer. My final answer is finally no. The answer is no! Absolutely and finally no! Finally and positively no! No! No! No! N - O!
    — Abraham Polonsky
    Do you know what it's like to love and be alone?
    — Abraham Polonsky
    I'll kill you with my own hands rather than let you put the mark of Cain on my brother!
    — Abraham Polonsky
    Directors are like generals, political dictators, aggressive people...And everyone in the film is always grateful if you can tell them what to do.
    — Abraham Polonsky
    tags: film  political 
     
    A man could spend the rest of his life trying to remember what he shouldn't have said.
    — Abraham Polonsky
    tags: men 
     
    If you don't get killed, it's a lucky day for anybody.
    — Abraham Polonsky
    Money has no moral opinions.
    — Abraham Polonsky
    tags: opinion  morals  money 
     
    You must never throw away things that are worth good money.
    — Abraham Polonsky
    tags: money  worth 
     
    Today in Germany, everyone is being watched-even the watchers.
    — Abraham Polonsky
    Kids win this'n'that every day. Thousands of them. One out of a hundred fights professionally. One out of a thousand's worth watchin', one out of a million's worth coffee and doughnuts.
    — Abraham Polonsky
    tags: fight  kids  worth 
     
    This is Wall Street, and today is important. Because tomorrow, July 4th, I intended to make my first million dollars-an excitingday in a man's life. The enterprise was slightly illegal.
    — Abraham Polonsky
    tags: tomorrow 
     
    I don't take no dive for nobody. Whaddya think I am, a tanker!
    — Abraham Polonsky
    I want to be a fighter. So fight for something! Not for money.
    — Abraham Polonsky
    tags: fight  money 
     
    Indians don't last in prison. They weren't born for it like the whites.
    — Abraham Polonsky
    tags: prison 
     
    First of all, directing is an idea that you have of a total flow of images that are going on, which are incidentally actors, words, and objects in space. It's an idea you have of yourself, like the idea you have of your own personality which finds its best representation in the world in terms of specific flows of imaginary images. That's what directing is.
    — Abraham Polonsky
    A holiday is when you celebrate something that's all finished up, that happened a long time ago and now there's nothing left to celebrate but the dead.
    — Abraham Polonsky
    tags: time 
     
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