Tony Wilson: Now remember, we are live, so no swearing or they will cut you off.
Rob Gretton: What about “arse”?
Tony Wilson: What?
Rob Gretton: Is “arse” a swear word?
Tony Wilson: It’s a swear word.
Bernard Sumner: No it’s not.
Tony Wilson: Bernard, out there, I know “arse” isn’t a swear word. Here, in TV land, “arse” is most definitely a swear word. You trust me? I know all about swearing and TV. I’m a master of knowing when I can and when I can’t.
Peter Hook: What about “big dog’s cock”? Can you say that?
Tony Wilson: [shakes head] No.
Max’s Father: Goddammit, Max! Get serious, for once! What are you going to DO with your life?
Max: Why is it always what will I do? “What will he do”, “What will he do,” “Oh, my god what will he do”, Do, do, do, do, do. Why isn’t the issue here who I am?
Uncle Teddy: Because, Maxwell, what you do defines who you are.
Max: No, Uncle Teddy. Who you are defines what you do. Right Jude?
Jude: Well, surely it’s not what you do, but the, uh… the way that you do it.