We been on the road for 18 hours... I need a bath, some chow... and then you and me sit down, and we talk about who dies,eh?— Al Capone
Restlessness Boardwalk Empire quotations
Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall, but wise words endure.
Some days I make 20 bets. Some days, I make none...so I wait, plan, marshal my resources. And when I finally see an opportunity and there is a bet to make, I bet it all.
You will be judged by what you succeed at gentlemen, not by what you attempt
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
Never let the truth get in the way of a good story.
When I walk down the boardwalk,people stop me and say, 'Oh, your house is the one that glows.
I started with the book Boardwalk Empire and then immersed myself in the history of Atlantic City, World War I, the temperance movement, Prohibition, pop culture. I even read the news and magazines of the period just to soak in it. That was before I even started thinking of the story.
I love 'Boardwalk Empire.' I really love that world. I love that style. I love all the actors on it.
[I watch] all that stuff - Game of Thrones and all the other series.
How about House of Cards? As for Boardwalk Empire - that's another period of government overreach, but at least they use the amendment process! In real life, the executive branch, by violating the Constitution, is using statutes in place of constitutional amendments to diminish our liberty.
I like to put a little spin on traditional styles as I see them now, probably somewhat inspired by my current job on Boardwalk Empire.
Almost no one under 60 remembers what fundraising was like before Watergate.
Until the 1970s, campaign money was collected by "bagmen," familiar characters from the world of organized crime. As fans of Boardwalk Empire know, a bagman is a political fixer who walked around with stacks of $100 and $1,000 bills. At lower levels, he used brown paper bags. In presidential campaigns, the cash was more likely to be in briefcases. Classier that way.
There's nothing routine about 'Boardwalk Empire.
' It's like being in some secret society where they call you up and tell you where to go: 'Meet us at the corner of such and so.'