[later in her bedroom] I don't think I can do it, Henry. Karen, when it comes to the Mafia no one goes to jail unless they want to.
Billy Batts:  Yeah, yeah, yeah, come on, come on, come on! You wouldn’t buy a dog that bites you all the time.And you wouldn’t be friends with someone who regularly ditches you. Then why the hell are you trying to make a girlfriend out of a woman who doesn’t want to date you? The entrepreneur Derek Sivers once wrote a blog post where he said that “If I’m not saying ‘Hell Yeah! Our husbands weren't brain surgeons, they were blue-collar guys. Billy: Hey, Tommy, if I was gonna break your balls, I'd tell you to go home and get your shine box. Karen: [narrating] After awhile, it got to be all normal. It was more like Henry was enterprising, and that he and the guys were making a few bucks hustling, while all the other guys were sitting on their asses, waiting for handouts.