Tony Soprano Quotes: Some Of James Gandolfini's Best 'Sopranos' Lines

06/20/2013 08:14 am ET

NEW YORK -- Some memorable lines spoken by the late James Gandolfini as Tony Soprano in "The Sopranos":

_"You know my feelings: Every day is a gift. It's just, does it have to be a pair of socks?"

_"What kind of (expletive) human being am I, if my own mother wants me dead?"

_About his father: "The belt was his favorite childhood development tool."

_"Nothing beats popping up some Orville Redenbachers and listening to `Men in Black.'"

_"Nowadays, everybody's gotta go to shrinks and counselors, and go on `Sally Jessy Raphael' and talk about their problems. What happened to Gary Cooper? The strong, silent type."

_"I gotta be honest with you. I'm not getting any satisfaction from my work."

_"I'm like King Midas in reverse. Everything I touch turns to (expletive)."

_"You got any idea what my life would be worth if certain people found out I checked into a laughing academy?"

_"When you're married, you'll understand the importance of fresh produce."

_"It wasn't like it was friggin' Cobain. It was just a little suicidal gesture, that's all."

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