Quotation by Donald E. Westlake

A grifter's got an irresistible urge to be the guy who's wise. There's nothin' to whipping a fool. Hell, fools are made to be whipped. But to take another pro. Even your partner, who knows you and has his eye on you. That's a score! No matter what happens.
Donald E. Westlake (b. 1933), U.S. screenwriter, and Stephen Frears. Mintz (Eddie Jones), The Grifters, to young Roy Dillon (John Cusack), who is eager to grift (1990).

Based on the novel by Jim Thompson.
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