[Yemana is reading an article in the newspaper for a horse race involving a horse named Pick-Me-Nick]
Wojo: Do you think it's an omen?
Yemana: Omen? It's practically an order.
[Wojo is recalling what happened when he was clinically dead]
Wojo: It was kinda peaceful. And I think I might've heard these voices.
Dietrich: Of course you did; you were lying on the phone lines.
Yemana: You don't believe that there is something up there that plans everything for all of us?
Dietrich: If you're referring to a single, all-powerful force that's guiding our destinies, I would have to say no.
Yemana: Well, I just don't happen to agree with you.
Capt. Barney Miller: Unfortunately, Dietrich, we're not all blessed with your certainty. So if you don't mind, I'm afraid we're all just going to have to muddle through it with all our questions and our doubts.