D.A. Abe Weiss Quotes in The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)
D.A. Abe Weiss Quotes:
D.A. Abe Weiss: You don't think the future knows how to cross a bridge?
D.A. Abe Weiss: And now they're gonna sue the hospital... All they want is money. Can you imagine using a tragedy like this for your own selfish motives?
Ray Andruitti: Trace the car?
D.A. Abe Weiss: Yeah.
Ray Andruitti: Trace the car, Abe? We don't even have a witness. We don't even know where it happened. We don't even know if it happened.
D.A. Abe Weiss: Trace the car, Ray!
Ray Andruitti: Abe, we don't have a case! Even if we find the car. Now if the driver, if the driver come to us and say "Oh yeah, yeah, that's right! I hit this kid the other night and yeah, that's right. I didn't stop! I didn't report. I'm the one, I'm the guy, I did it!" then we got a case.
D.A. Abe Weiss: Just trace the fucking car, Ray!
D.A. Abe Weiss: Yesterday I was a respected Jewish liberal. Ten minutes of news like this and all of sudden I'm a hymie racist pig? The Italians are gonna love this. The Irish too. And the WASPS. They love this shit more than anybody. They love laughing at me! All the riches sons of bitches.
D.A. Abe Weiss: [on Reverend Bacon's rant against him] That's my name! My own fucking name!
Jed Kramer: That's a complete fuck up.
D.A. Abe Weiss: Who the hell are you?
Jed Kramer: I'm, I'm Kramer. I'm assistant district attorney Kramer. I work in this office.
D.A. Abe Weiss: We are gonna prove to these black motherfuckers... pardon my language, Howard. We are going to prove to this niggers that this administration loves them! No matter what it takes. I am no racist hymie! By November, they're are going be thinking of me as the first black district attorney of Bronx County. Huh?
Jed Kramer: Yeah.
D.A. Abe Weiss: They're gonna beg for me to be mayor. We're gonna walk away with that election!
Jed Kramer: No question.
D.A. Abe Weiss: That's what we're gonna do!
Jed Kramer: Yes!
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