Arturo Ui is the gangster leader of a Chicago protection racket. He
START: (bellowing) Murder! Extortion! Highway robbery! Machine-guns spluttering on our city streets! People going about their business, law-abiding citizens on their way to City Hall to make a statement, murdered in broad daylight!
END: And that includes protection, peace and quiet. Life is like that, and because it never will be any different these gentlemen and I (there are more outside) have resolved to offer you protection.
Brecht, Bertolt. The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. Methuen Publishing, 2002, pp.48-50.
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