'Kids would come up to me when I was younger and go, 'My dad can beat up your dad.' I'd go 'When? Take the man out, you know. He's cutting the lawn Saturday, pick him off then, why don't you?'
'When you go to work, if your name is on the building, you're rich. If your name is on your desk, you're middle class. And if your name is on your shirt, you're poor'
'Projecting his own isolation on to a conversation he painstakingly pieces together, he begins to imagine a story of terror and impending tragedy, and feels impelled to try to circumvent it'