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39 Paulie Walnuts Quotes in Memory of the Quietly Violent Mobster

Dayna Remus
Jan 01, 2023
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"The Sopranos" was and still is believed by many to be one of the greatest series ever made. The show would come with intriguing characters, one of which was Paulie Walnuts. Read 39 of his quotes below.

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Paulie Walnuts was a character in the popular and acclaimed series, "The Sopranos." He was initially a high-up member of the Soprano crime family. Eventually, he became an underboss of the DiMeo crime family, of which the Soprano family was a faction.

Walnuts, sadistic in nature, grew up on the streets of Newark, New Jersey. He had an innappriorate sense of humor and an underlying rage which he disguises under a seeming laissez-faire disposition.

Read 39 of his quotes to better understand this street-grown mobster.

Paulie Walnuts' quote: "I'm here to tell you one thing. You ever go whining to the big man again...we'll have a problem, my friend." | Image: AmoDays

Paulie Walnuts' quote: "I'm here to tell you one thing. You ever go whining to the big man again...we'll have a problem, my friend." | Image: AmoDays

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Intimidating Paulie Walnuts Quotes

"All due respect, you got no…idea what it's like to be number one." — Paulie Walnuts

"Don't touch that! My program's coming on." — Paulie Walnuts

"I'd rather face ten guys with shivs than something I can't see." — Paulie Walnuts

"I'm here to tell you one thing. You ever go whining to the big man again...we'll have a problem, my friend." — Paulie Walnuts

"It's too late. You've been slacking off on me, and you left me unprotected." — Paulie Walnuts

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"Before, I was breaking balls. Now you're beginning to worry me." — Paulie Walnuts

Paulie Walnuts' quote: "All due respect, you got no…idea what it's like to be number one." | Image: AmoDays

Paulie Walnuts' quote: "All due respect, you got no…idea what it's like to be number one." | Image: AmoDays

"You're a little too worried about what I give you. Worry a little more about what you give me." — Paulie Walnuts

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"I'll make this short and sweet…" — Paulie Walnuts

"The Boss of this family told you, you were going to be Santa Claus. You're Santa Claus." — Paulie Walnuts

Insightful and Interesting Paulie Walnuts Quotes

"Each and every man is judged on his own merit." — Paulie Walnuts

"Stay away...Don't even drive out to Jersey. Not even on Sundays." — Paulie Walnuts

Paulie Walnuts' quote: "Amazing thing about snakes is that they reproduce spontaneously. They have both male and female sex organs. That's why somebody you don't trust you call a snake." | Image: AmoDays

Paulie Walnuts' quote: "Amazing thing about snakes is that they reproduce spontaneously. They have both male and female sex organs. That's why somebody you don't trust you call a snake." | Image: AmoDays

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"You didn't go to hell. You went to purgatory, my friend." — Paulie Walnuts

"The world don't run on love." — Paulie Walnuts

"Life is too short. You can't waste it fighting with your friends." — Paulie Walnuts

"Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization. It gives a true picture of a company's profitability." —Paulie Walnuts

"In the end, your friends are gonna let you down. Family. They're the only ones you can depend on." — Paulie Walnuts

Paulie Walnuts' quote: "You didn't go to hell. You went to purgatory, my friend." | Image: AmoDays

Paulie Walnuts' quote: "You didn't go to hell. You went to purgatory, my friend." | Image: AmoDays

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"Amazing thing about snakes is that they reproduce spontaneously. They have both male and female sex organs. That's why somebody you don't trust you call a snake." — Paulie Walnuts

"You add up all your mortal sins and multiply that number by 50. Then you add up all your venial sins and multiply that by 25. You add that together, and that's your sentence." — Paulie Walnuts

"We each and every one of us, we're alone in the ring, fighting for our lives." — Paulie Walnuts

Humorous Paulie Walnuts Quotes

"The heat would have been the first thing you noticed. Hell is hot. That's never been disputed by anybody." — Paulie Walnuts

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"She's so fat; she goes campin', the bears have to hide their food." — Paulie Walnuts

Paulie Walnuts' quote: "When I was a kid, you two were old ladies. Now I'm old, and you two are still old." | Image: AmoDays

Paulie Walnuts' quote: "When I was a kid, you two were old ladies. Now I'm old, and you two are still old." | Image: AmoDays

"The last thing he said to me was, go [expletive] yourself." — Paulie Walnuts

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"You're not gonna believe this. The guy killed 16 Czechoslovakians. He was an interior decorator." — Paulie Walnuts

"These are snakes with fur. The old Italians will tell you; you can't even put them around a baby. They suck the breath right out." — Paulie Walnuts

"I figure I'm gonna have to do about 6000 years before I get accepted into heaven. And 6000 years is nothing in eternity terms. I can do that standing on my head. It's like a couple of days here." — Paulie Walnuts

"When I was a kid, you two were old ladies. Now I'm old, and you two are still old." — Paulie Walnuts

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Paulie Walnuts' quote: "You're not gonna believe this. The guy killed 16 Czechoslovakians. He was an interior decorator." | Image: AmoDays

Paulie Walnuts' quote: "You're not gonna believe this. The guy killed 16 Czechoslovakians. He was an interior decorator." | Image: AmoDays

Quotes of Paulie Walnuts' Eccentric Banter

"Ride the painted pony and let the spinnin' wheel glide…" — Paulie Walnuts

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"Your mother was working the bonbon concession at the Eiffel Tower." — Paulie Walnuts

"That's why dinosaurs don't exist no more." — Paulie Walnuts

"I look over, and your uncle June's got laser beams shooting out of his eyes." Paulie Walnuts

"...poison ivy all over. I can feel it itchin' me already." Paulie Walnuts

Paulie Walnuts' quote: "Your mother was working the bonbon concession at the Eiffel Tower." | Image: AmoDays

Paulie Walnuts' quote: "Your mother was working the bonbon concession at the Eiffel Tower." | Image: AmoDays

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"I'm not embarrassed. Are you embarrassed?" — Paulie Walnuts

"Not Napoleon exactly….like Napoleon." — Paulie Walnuts

"There was something on T.V. The original elves were ugly, traveled with Santa to throw bad kids a beatin', and he gave the good ones toys." — Paulie Walnuts

"I was born, grew up, spent a few years in the Army, a few more in the can. And here I am. A half a wise guy. So what?" — Paulie Walnuts

Paulie Walnuts' quote: "In the end, your friends are gonna let you down. Family. They're the only ones you can depend on." | Image: AmoDays

Paulie Walnuts' quote: "In the end, your friends are gonna let you down. Family. They're the only ones you can depend on." | Image: AmoDays

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"That's my favorite bag. Don't lose it." — Paulie Walnuts

"There you go. Who said you're not a great conversationalist." — Paulie Walnuts

"That bouncer that sent you back. Did he have horns on his head?... Did anybody there have horns? Or bumps for horns? Those goat bumps." — Paulie Walnuts

"At least we know what direction we're headed." — Paulie Walnuts

Paulie Walnuts' quote: "You add up all your mortal sins and multiply that number by 50. Then you add up all your venial sins and multiply that by 25. You add that together, and that's your sentence." | Image: AmoDays

Paulie Walnuts' quote: "You add up all your mortal sins and multiply that number by 50. Then you add up all your venial sins and multiply that by 25. You add that together, and that's your sentence." | Image: AmoDays

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Tony Sirico, the actor who played Walnuts, passed away at 79 years old on the morning of July 8, 2022. While no cause of death was provided, it is known that the actor had dementia before passing.

Beyond "The Sopranos," the actor left behind 82 acting credits in his name. Some of his well-known movies include the 1990 film, "Goodfellas," and the 1995 film, "Mighty Aphrodite."

If you want to read more about legendary actors within mob cinema, check out these Ray Liotta quotes. To get even more motivated, read these 44 elevation quotes.

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