“...The man who makes an appearance in the business world, the man who creates personal interest, is the man who gets ahead. Be liked and you will never want”(33).
“But the funeral -- Ben, that funeral will be massive! They’ll come from Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire! All the old timers with the strange license plates -- that boy will be thunderstruck, Ben, because he never realizes-- I am known! Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey--I am known, Ben"(126).
“I can’t work for you, that’s all, don’t ask me why” (96-98).