41 Gangster Quotes To Light Up Your Day

Posted on January 11, 2020Comments Off on 41 Gangster Quotes To Light Up Your Day

We are not going to pretend that this post is about inspiring you, it is not. There have posts that do that but this one is not one of them. This is just a post we created because it is always there and someone has to create them. This is a set of quotes we love, from people we may not love but whose truth we cannot deny. This is about gangsters, the things they do, the things they say, and the things they say about the things they do. Let this post be whatever you want it to mean to you.

Gangster quotes

“Your brand needs a face. I can’t sell a Ghost.” — Karen Bassett (Ivana Milicevic), Power

“Men stumble on stones, not mountains.” — The Mafia Manager

“When we die, our souls still live. If you are a gangster or a bastard or a crook, your soul inhabits a donkey or something terrible.” — Mohamed Al-Fayed

“I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse.” ― Mario Puzo, The Godfather

“Gangsters lived in the neighborhood. They weren’t apart from it. Their relationships with people were both benevolent and scary.” — Ruby Dee

“Money doesn’t go to prison.” — The Mafia Manager

“Prison is for assholes.” — James ‘Ghost’ St. Patrick (Omari Hardwick), Power

“It was a lie but he believed in telling lies to people. Truth-telling and medicine just didn’t go together except in dire emergencies, if then.” ― Mario Puzo, The Godfather

“After all, what’s more, human than the fight for survival?” — Tokio (Ursula Corbero), Money Heist

“Any distraction tends to get in the way of being an effective gangster.” — Terence Winter

“First, you get the sugar, then you get the power, then you get the women.” — Matt Groening

“When you compromise, you lose. When you seem to have compromise, you have taken a step towards winning.” — The Mafia Manager

“When you kill a man, You steal a life. You steal his wife’s right to a husband, Rob his children of a father.” ― Khaled Hosseini

“A lot of my friends are gangsters. Not like gangsters – well, yeah, all sorts of levels of criminality – but not the types that are preying on innocent people. I have no interest in the type of criminality that has no respect for collateral damage.” — Charlie Hunnam

“Well, I guess that’s the difference between us. I’m willing to pay for my sins.” – Michael Scofield (Wentworth Miller), Prison Break

Everybody who comes from the gangster life – they want what that man in the suburbs wants. Nice family. Nice house. Nice cars. Bills paid. Kids in school. Food on the table. Nothing more.” — Ice Cube

“We are captives of our own identities, living in prisons of our own creation.” – Theodore “Tbag” Bagwell (Robert Knepper).

More Gangster quotes

“I’ve spent my life being a bit of a son of a bitch, but today I think I want to die with dignity.” Berlin (Pedro Alonso), Money Heist

“Behind every successful fortune, there is a crime.” ― Mario Puzo, The Godfather

“I came in here a man. Give me the strength to walk out of here a man.” – Lincoln Burrows (Dominic Purcell)

“I wanted to save your dream, not mess with your head.” — Angela Valdes (Lela Loren), Power

“Even a mouse keeps three holes.” — The Mafia Manager

“The great nations have always acted like gangsters, and the small nations like prostitutes.” Stanley Kubrick

“Never hate your enemies. It affects your judgment.” ― Mario Puzo, The Godfather

“First times are special. Unique. But the last times are beyond comparison. They are priceless. But people don’t know it’s their last time.” — Berlin (Pedro Alonso), Money Heist

“A team is where a boy can prove his courage on his own. A gang is where a coward goes to hide.” — Mickey Mantle

“The only difference between the Government & the Mafia is that the Mafia actually turns a profit.” — Anonymous

“But you know how the business is, K. Soon as you take out one threat, another one pops up. Fucking circle of life.” — Courtney A. Kemp and Lauren Schmidt, Power

“Italians have a little joke, that the world is so hard a man must have two fathers to look after him, and that’s why they have godfathers.” ― Mario Puzo, The Godfather

“I’m not an educated man, but I’ve read some history. Every kingdom comes up bloody. Every castle is built on a pile of bones. When I came out here, LA was nothing. Back east I was a gangster, out here I’m god.” — Mickey Cohen

“I am an undisputed gangster. To me, that means playing by my own rules.” — Katherine Ryan

More Gangsters

“In this world, everything is governed by balance. There’s what you stand to gain and what you stand to lose. And when you think you’ve got nothing to lose, you become overconfident.” — The Professor (Alvaro Morte), Money Heist

“The gangster is the man of the city, with the city’s language and knowledge, with its queer and dishonest skills and its terrible daring, carrying his life in his hands like a placard, like a club.” — Robert Warshow

“God will provide, but you must provide till he does.” — The Mafia Manager

“Mafia is the best example of capitalism we have.” — Marlon Brando

“Revenge is a dish that tastes best when served cold.” ― Mario Puzo, The Godfather

“I was raised in Chicago and I guess that was one of the special breeding grounds for gangsters of all colors. That was the Detroit of the gangster world. The car industry was thugs.” — Quincy Jones

“I’m tired of Italian gangsters. Not that I don’t watch ‘The Godfather’ every morning when I get up and ‘Goodfellas’ when I go to sleep at night. But I’ve just always been fascinated by Russia as a country, by the Russian personality. And now Russia is literally a gangster nation.” — Richard Belzer

“I don’t want my kids saying, ‘My dad was a gangster, so I need to be a gangster. I would rather mine say, ‘My dad was a stunna, so I need to be a stunna.” — Young Thug

“The loudest one in the room is the weakest one in the room.” — Frank Lucas

“A thug only understands you when you speak his language.” — Alexander Lukashenko

“Every human being has a bit of gangster in him.” — Binyavanga Wainaina

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