"I disagree, man. She was just an old timer. It's the way people talked back then. That didn't mean they were racist. [beat] But my grandmother did refer to a broken beer bottle once as a Nigger Knife. You know, come to think of it, my grandmother was kind of a racist."
— Randall Graves, after being called out for saying "Porch Monkey" in front of a black couple in Clerks II.
Mr. Owl: So how did it go? Were your parents as difficult as Roland said they'd be?
Steve: Well, let's just say they're from a different time.
Cooper: What does that mean?
Steve: It means they're full of hate, but it's okay because they're old and harmless.
"Nothing more racist than a old black man, you know why? 'Cause the old black man went through some real racism. He ain't go through that 'I can't get a cab' shit. He was the cab! White man just jump on his back: 'Main Street!'"
— Chris Rock, Bigger and Blacker