You show me anybody that gives a damn about anybody else and I'll show you a damn fool, who goes through life beggin' instead of grabbin.' Do you think anybody in this town is any different? They don't give a damn about who gets killed, as long as the dice keep rollin,' the hoes keep hoin,' and the money keeps flowin.'

It all resolves around the big "G" baby... the big Green. Everybody, everywhere is scratchin' for what they can get. I'm just scratchin' a little harder.

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By: Thalmus Rasulala
From: Bucktown
Genres: Action | Blaxploitation | Crime | Cult Cinema | Drama

Context:
Thalmus Rasulala (as Roy) says to Pam Grier (as Aretha) after Grier attempts to convince Rasulala's character to back down from a conflict with Rasulala's long time friend Fred Williamson (as Duke Johnson). Williamson has been pushing back against Rasulala's new-found control of the racially divided city they both grew up in, that's since become rampant with corruption and vices.