[narrating] When I was young, about eight or so, I tried making friends with God by inviting Him to my house to watch the World Series. He never showed.

Jim Carroll

You're growing up. And rain sort of remains on the branches of a tree that will someday rule the Earth. And it's good that there is rain. It clears the month of your sorry rainbow expressions, and it clears the streets of the silent armies... so we can dance.

Jim Carroll

You took the purest thing in your life and corrupted it, for what? For what?

Pete Bell

When making a business decision, the only color that matters is green.

Dom Pagnotti

Time sure flies when you're young and jerking off.

Jim Carroll

That's why when somebody say, "when you get to the NBA, don't forget about me", and that stuff. Well, I should've said to them, "if I don't make it, don't you forget about me."

William Gates

Basketball is like poetry in motion, cross the guy to the left, take him back to the right, he's fallin' back, then just J right in his face. Then you look at him and say, "What?"

Jesus Shuttlesworth

I pray you understand why I pushed you so hard! It was only to get you to that next level, Son. I mean, you's the first Shuttlesworth that's ever gonna make it out of these projects, and I was the one who who put the ball in your hand, Son! I put the ball in your crib!

Jake Shuttlesworth

I've been in love with you since I was eleven, and the shit won't go away.

Monica

So that's it? Just forget about you and me?

Monica

[after noticing Monica at the dance] Damn, girl, I didn't know Nike made dresses.

Shawnee

It's a trip, you know? When you're a kid, you-you see the life you want, and it never crosses your mind that it's not gonna turn out that way.

Monica

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