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A Better Tomorrow Quotes

A Better Tomorrow is a television program that was first aired in 1970 . A Better Tomorrow completed its run in 1970.

It features Tsui Hark as producer, Joseph Koo in charge of musical score, and Wong Wing-hang as head of cinematography.

A Better Tomorrow is recorded in Cantonese and originally aired in British Hong Kong. Each episode of A Better Tomorrow is 95 minutes long. A Better Tomorrow is distributed by Cinema City & Films Co..

The cast includes: Waise Lee as Shing, Emily Chu as Jackie, and Kenneth Tsang as Ken.

A Better Tomorrow Quotes

Kenneth Tsang as Ken

  • (Kenneth Tsang) "You bastard."
  • (Unnamed) "Ken, it's my fault. I didn't mean to involve you."
  • (Kenneth Tsang) "If you fight back, you're just like them. They beat on people because they're weak. If you hit them back, you'll be back where you started. It's so hard to change paths. Why'd you even bother?"
  • (Kenneth Tsang) "If you live by principles, you have nothing to fear. Be strong."
  • (Kenneth Tsang) "What are you doing? Trying to win favors? Get back to work."
  • (Kenneth Tsang) "It's easy to become a gangster, but it's hard to get out."
  • (Kenneth Tsang) "Break time."
  • (United Taxi Co. Co-worker) "Thank you, Ken."
  • (Kenneth Tsang) "Don't thank me. It's deducted from your salary."
  • (United Taxi Co. Co-worker) "You're so mean."
  • (United Taxi Co. Co-worker) "Hey, I've got a wife to support."
  • (Kenneth Tsang) "It's very difficult for an ex-con to find a job. Who wants to employ an ex-con? No need to get depressed. Everyone here has been in jail before. Some people like to adopt orphans -- I like to take care of ex-convicts. You see, I have also been in prison before. Colleagues -- this brother has just been released. Take good care of him."
  • (Kenneth Tsang) "Are the police above the law? I'll send my insurance claim to you."
  • (Unnamed) "You the manager?"
  • (Kenneth Tsang) "There's no manager here."

Emily Chu as Jackie

  • (Unnamed) "She's my girlfriend. She helps take care of Dad. This is my big brother, Ho."
  • (Emily Chu) "Hi."
  • (Unnamed) "Don't worry, Dad's in good hands."
  • (Emily Chu) "Why won't you look at me? You'll look at a vase, but not at me."

Waise Lee as Shing

  • (Waise Lee) "Business is good right now. I was hoping that you'd like to cooperate."
  • (Unnamed) "Why's that?"
  • (Waise Lee) "You're still our boss. Mark will handle money trafficking. I traffic the drugs. Earn some money for the company. There's too many old debts, we need you to get our money back."
  • (Unnamed) "Get to the point."
  • (Waise Lee) "We need an insider at the police department. Maybe your brother? There's nothing better than having one of your own on the force."
  • (Unnamed) "Come here. I have something to tell you."
  • (Unnamed) "What if I don't accept?"
  • (Waise Lee) "Sung Tse Ho, I respect you, so I'm keeping that dead fish, Mark, here. But your brother knows no limits. He follows me everyday. If I didn't respect you, he'd be dead already."
  • (Unnamed) "Shing, one is my friend, one is my brother. If I can't promise you this, how can I walk out this door? I don't care if you insult me, but don't insult my friend. And if you dare hurt my brother -- you'll live to regret it."
  • (Waise Lee) "Come on, being a hero is easy. Just jump. Times have changed. If you don't coopeate with us, that'll be your only choice. You can't go the police. You're as dirty as I am."
  • (Waise Lee) "There's nothing better than having one of your own on the force."

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