The wisdom of Jimmy Rabbitte
Jimmy Rabbitte: Do you not get it, lads? The Irish are the blacks of Europe. And Dubliners are the blacks of Ireland. And the Northside Dubliners are the blacks of Dublin. So say it once, say it loud: I’m black and I’m proud.
Unemployment Official: Mr. Rabbitte, you’ve been collecting unemployment benefit for two years. Are you trying to tell me you can’t get a job?
Jimmy Rabbitte: We’re a third world country – what can you do?
Billy: The Commitments?
Jimmy Rabbitte: It’s a “the”.
Deco: How do you spell it?
Jimmy Rabbitte: T-H-E.