• Why did I rob banks? Because I enjoyed it. I loved it. I was more alive when I was inside a bank, robbing it, than at any other time in my life. I enjoyed everything about it so much that one or two weeks later I'd be out looking for the next job. But to me the money was the chips, that's all.

    Willie Sutton, Edward Linn (2004). “Where the Money Was: The Memoirs of a Bank Robber”, p.136, Broadway Books