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600 Best Gangster Quotes And Captions For Instagram (2023)

1. “The money and the power.”


2. “This is the problem. This is what’s wrong with America. It’s gotten so big you can’t find your way. ” – Bumpy Johnson


3. “In my world, of course, it don’t matter. You could be a gangster with a dress; you could be a gangster with baggy pants. ” – Young Thug


4. “I’m a king, not a follower.”


5. “A king will always have his crown.”


6. “It’s not in my best interest to say this Frank, but quitting while you’re ahead, is not the same as quitting. ” – Ric Young


7. “The only difference between the government and the mafia is that the mafia actually turns a profit. ” – Anonymous


8. “Also, gasping is for damsels, and I'm a gangster.”


9. “I’m not a follower, I’m a trendsetter.”


10. “I’m not here to be average, I’m here to be awesome.”


11. “To me, being a gangster was better than being president of the United States.” ~ Henry Hill


12. “If they hate, let them hate, and watch the money pile up.”


13. “Loyalty is from above, and betrayal is from below.”


14. “I’m a real one, no imitations.”


15. ”You can get much further with a kind word and a gun than you can with just a kind word. ” – Al Capone


16. “Act like a lady, think like a boss.”


17. “The effect of a gangster film is to embody this dilemma in the person of the gangster and resolve it by his death…not ours. ” — Robert Warshaw


18. “I don’t bow to authority, I command it.”


19. “Blood makes you related, loyalty makes you family.”


20. “I am the most powerful man in Chicago.” ~ John Scalise


21. “Once a gangster, always a gangster. ” – Gary Glasberg


22. “The money is just a bonus.”


23. “And remember, where you have a concentration of power in a few hands, all too frequently men with the mentality of gangsters get control. History has proven that.”


24. “I make it happen.”


25. “Once a gangster, always a gangster.”- Gary Glasberg


26. “Revenge is a dish best served cold. ” —Don Vito Corleone


27. “War is a thug’s game. The thug strikes first and harder. He doesn’t go by rules and he isn’t afraid of hurting people.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh


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


29. “I am the king of the streets.”


30. “I believe gangsta rap, as such, in its foundation is simply anti-systemic and transgressive. ” — Bocafloja


31. “Don’t bring a knife to a gunfight.”


32. “Do not fear death. Death is just a reformation in something even more magnificent. Death is where it all starts, death; it’s not the end. ” — unknown


33. “Be careful who you call your friends. I’d rather have 4 quarters than 100 pennies. ” — Al Capone


34. “You know, a drug dealer is the worst kind of brother. He won’t sell it to his sister, he won’t sell it to his mother. But he’ll sell it to one of his boys in the street. I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to kill Nino Brown. Are you with me?” – Scotty Appleton (Ice-T)


35. “You can subdivide human beings into three classes: those billed to death, those who are worried to death and those who are bored to death.”


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


37. “I’m not a gangster, I’m a businessman with a criminal mind.”


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


39. “They feared Me


40. “I don’t wanna kill anybody. But if I gotta get out that door, and you’re standing in my way, one way or the other, you’re gettin’ outta my way. ” — Mr. Pink (Steve Buscemi)


41. “Never let anyone know what you are thinking.” ~ Michael Corleone


42. “My swag speaks for itself.”


43. “See, ya are what ya are in this world. That’s either one of two things: Either you’re somebody, or you ain’t nobody.”


44. “A boy has never wept…nor dashed a thousand kin” ~ Dutch Schultz


45. “The most dangerous person is the one who listens, thinks, and observes.”


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


47. “The only thing intimidating about Cube is that he’s the father of gangsta’ rap. You just worry about getting your lines right, or he might shoot you. ” — Terry Crews


48. “When you’re a kid and you see gangsters living the life, you kind of want to be like that.”- Jaume Collet-Serra


49. “I run my own race.”


50. “Some say life is a game that means love is a casino. ” – Kevin Gates


51. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”


52. “A true gangster always has a plan.”


53. “I don’t take orders, I give them.”


54. “It takes many steppingstones, you know, for a man to rise. None can do it unaided” ~ Joe Bonanno


55. “That's basically the gangster code. Just be yourself. Just be you, dog. The easiest way to get your card plucked around a gangster is to be a fake. If we feel like you're trying too hard, if you're trying to act like you're from the street, you're in trouble.”


56. “A gangster doesn’t think of himself as a hustler. I assume he thinks of himself as a businessman. ” – Delroy Lindo


57. “You can get much further with a kind word and a gun then you can with a kind word alone” ~ Al Capone


58. “No gangster is ever happy when he’s at peace. The main reason he’s in the business is to eliminate his enemies.”- Lorenzo Carcaterra


59. “Listen to me very carefully. There are three ways of doing things around here: the right way, the wrong way, and the way that I do it. You understand?” – Ace Rothstein


60. “Gangster” by “Marcel Oosterwijk“, licensed under “CC BY-SA 2.0“


61. “Playing the game, and unfortunately, playing the gangster game is very profitable.”- Quincy Jones


62. “I’m a gangster, not a yes-man.”


63. “When you love someone, you’ve gotta trust them. There’s no other way. You’ve got to give them the key to everything that’s yours. Otherwise, what’s the point? And for a while, I believed that’s the kind of love I had. ” – Ace Rothstein


64. “As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster. To me, being a gangster was better than being president of the United States. ” – Henry Hill


65. “The streets made me, the money will never change me.”


66. “Some of your worst gangsters are guys who were very low-key.”


67. “I never lie to any man because I don’t fear anyone. The only time you lie is when you are afraid” ~ John Gotti


68. “Gangsta rappers can’t fight, so they rap about guns. ” – Sean Price


69. “Isolation from power makes men look for a mob in which they can be strong.”


70. “No gangster is ever happy when he’s at peace. The main reason he’s in the business is to eliminate his enemies. ” – Lorenzo Carcaterra


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


72. “I asked God for a bike, but I know God doesn’t work that way. So, I stole a bike and asked him for forgiveness. ” – Michael Corleone (Al Pacino)


73. “Behind every successful fortune there is a crime.”


74. “It’s hard to tell whether there is more guns or flowers at a gangster’s funeral. I would rather have the undertaker’s privilege with some high-class gang, than to have a seat on the Stock Exchange.”


75. “If anyone asks ‘what is hell?’ I would answer that it’s the distance between two people who love each other.”


76. “Money over everything.”


77. “I never lie because I don’t fear anyone. You only lie when you’re afraid.” ~ John Gotti


78. “I’m a real one, I don’t pretend.”


79. “Somebody messes with me, I’m gonna mess with him.”


80. “It’s better to live one day as a lion than 100 years as a lamb.” ~ John Gotti


81. “The Mafia is a question every time an Italian raises his head.”- Mario Cuomo


82. “I’m not mad; I’m proud of you. You took your first pinch like a man, and you learned the two greatest things in life: never rat on your friends and always keep your mouth shut. ” – Jimmy Conway


83. “Be careful who you call your friends. I’d rather have 4 quarters than 100 pennies.” – Al Capone


84. “The world is my playground.”


85. “I’m a gangster, not a statistic.”


86. “I have a streetwise mind and a criminal heart.”


87. “You weren’t supposed to walk away no more. You fucked me, and that was the worst thing you ever did” ~ Tommy Agro


88. “There’s no such thing as good or bad money, there’s just money.” ~ Lucky Luciano


89. “If I have to fight for your attention, I don’t want it anymore.”


90. “Shoot first, ask questions last. That’s how these so called gangsta’s last.”- Waka Flocka Flam


91. “Somebody messes with me, I’m gonna mess with him.” – Al Capone (The Untouchables)


92. “When you understand the mechanics of stress and master the techniques to manipulate someone’s fears and dreams, you will be powerful. ” — Gregory Hartley


93. “I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse.” – Vito Corleone


94. “There is a time to fight and there is a time to be clever.” ~ Pablo Escobar


95. “Two little mice fell in a bucket of cream. The first mouse quickly gave up and drowned. The second mouse, wouldn’t quit. He struggled so hard that eventually he churned that cream into butter and crawled out. Gentlemen, as of this moment, I am that second mouse.”


96. “God doesn’t come to this part of the house, so swear to me.” -Liam C”


97. “A true gangster can smell out a person’s strengths and weaknesses in a matter of minutes, but what they can sense most of all, what their bodies are most attuned to, is the scent of fear. ” – Lorenzo Carcaterra


98. “Success. It’s got enemies. You can be successful and have enemies or you can be unsuccessful and have friends. ” – Dominic Cattano


99. “I knew I should’ve treated you like a hooker, you ain’t nothing but a high-priced ho!” – G-Money (Allen Payne)


100. “A true gangster always gets what he wants.”


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


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


103. “I never lie because I don’t fear anyone. You only lie when you’re afraid. ” – John Gotti


104. “I don’t need a handout, I’ve got my own way out.”


105. “In my world, of course, it don’t matter. You could be a gangster with a dress, you could be a gangster with baggy pants.”


106. “We gotta flip the script on what a gangsta is – if you ain’t a gardener, you ain’t gangsta. ” — Ron Finley


107. “In my world, of course, it don’t matter. You could be a gangster with a dress, you could be a gangster with baggy pants.” – Young Thug


108. “There are only murderers in this room! Michael! Open your eyes! This is the life we choose, the life we lead. And there is only one guarantee: none of us will see heaven. ” – John Rooney


109. “To me, being a gangster was better than being president of the united states. ” — unknown


110. “I’ve got songs that’ll make a gangster cry. ” – E-40


111. “A guy told me one time… don’t let yourself get attached to anything you are not willing to walk out on in 30 seconds flat if you feel the heat around the corner.” – Neil McCauley (Robert De Niro)


112. “Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.”


113. “The Italian gangster thing has become a form of the modern-day Western.”


114. “The road to success is never easy, but it’s worth it.”


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


116. “I don’t follow the crowd, I lead it.”


117. “Loyalty is the strongest glue that makes a relationship last for a lifetime.“


118. “The classy gangster is a Hollywood invention.”


119. “A gangster doesn’t think of himself a hustler, I assume he thinks of himself as a businessman.”


120. “A true gangster can smell out a person’s strengths and weaknesses in a matter of minutes, but what they can sense most of all, what their bodies are most attuned to, is the scent of fear.” – Lorenzo Carcaterra


121. “I never give up, I never surrender.”


122. “Money, power, love.”


123. “There are only murderers in this room! Michael! Open your eyes! This is the life we chose, the life we lead. And there is only one guarantee: none of us will see heaven.” – John Rooney (Paul Newman)


124. “If you think your boss is stupid, remember you wouldn’t have a job if he was any smarter.” ~ John Gotti


125. “Isolation from power makes men look for a mob in which they can be strong.”- Herbert Gold


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


127. “We need to keep this cash cow alive. ” – Detective Trupo


128. “No one knows my struggle, they only see my trouble.” ~ Tupac Shakur


129. “When you love someone, you’ve gotta trust them. There’s no other way. You’ve got to give them the key to everything that’s yours. Otherwise, what’s the point? And for a while, I believed, that’s the kind of love I had.”


130. “Gangsta rappers can’t fight, so they rap about guns.”- Sean Price


131. “I am the captain of my soul.”


132. “If you find a trustworthy friend like Gustavo, you will be rich like Pablo. ” – Anonymous


133. “If you start to wonder whether you can trust someone or not, that’s when you know you already don’t.”


134. “Death is a part of all our lives. Whether we like it or not, it is bound to happen. Instead of avoiding thinking about it, it is better to understand its meaning. We all have the same body, the same human flesh, and therefore we will all die. There is a big difference, of course, between natural death and accidental death, but basically, the end of life will come sooner or later. If from the beginning, your attitude is ‘Yes, death is part of our lives,’ then it may be easier to face.”


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


136. “The classy gangster is a Hollywood invention.”- Orson Welles


137. “Listen to me very carefully. There are three ways of doing things around here: the right way, the wrong way, and the way that I do it. You understand?” — Ace Rothstein


138. “In my world, of course, it don’t matter. You could be a gangster with a dress, you could be a gangster with baggy pants. ” — Young Thug


139. “A true gangster never surrenders.”


140. “Every man is a mob, a chain gang of idiots. ” – Jonathan Nolan


141. “All right, you proved your point. You broke into my vault. Congratulations, you’re a dead man.” – Terry Benedict (Andy Garcia)


142. “In a matter of minutes, real gangsters can smell out a person’s strengths and weaknesses, but what they can smell the most, and what their bodies are most sensitive to, is the scent of fear. ” — unknown


143. “I didn’t have to pour it on— but I wanted a reputation. I wanted to be known as the smartest, youngest, and toughest hood.”- Morris Rudensky


144. “I have learned more in the streets than in any classroom.” ~ Vito Corleone


145. “I don’t wanna be a product of my environment. I want my environment to be a product of me.” – Frank Costello (Jack Nicholson)


146. “I don’t wanna kill anybody. But if I gotta get out that door, and you’re standing in my way, one way or the other, you’re gettin’ outta my way. ” – Mr. Pink (Steve Buscemi)


147. “Goodfellas, never rat on your friends and always keep your mouth shut.”


148. ”You can get much further with a kind word and a gun than you can with just a kind word. ” — Al Capone


149. “I want her to engulf me in her blaze & scorch me until my darkness lies in ashes.”


150. “Mafia is the best example of capitalism we have.”- Marlon Brand


151. “The best way to not get your heart broken is to pretend you don’t have one. ”


152. “I’m not hard to love, I’m just not easy to play.”


153. “I’ve got a license to kill and a thirst for revenge.”


154. “No one will ever kill me, they wouldn’t dare” ~ Carmine Galante


155. “You can do anything you want, but never go against the family.” ~ Vito Corleone


156. “I am the architect of my own destiny.”


157. “I can’t stand squealers, hit that guy! ~ Albert Anastasia


158. “In Sicily, women are more dangerous than shotguns.” ~ Calo


159. “A man who doesn’t spend time with his family can never be a real man.” ~ Vito Corleone


160. “You, buddy, are stuck in a situation you created. So, if you wanna throw bad looks somewhere, throw ’em at a mirror!” – Mr. Pink (Steve Buscemi)


161. “You, buddy, are stuck in a situation you created. So, if you wanna throw bad looks somewhere, throw ’em at a mirror!” — Mr. Pink (Steve Buscemi)


162. “Thug life hit me like the Holy Ghost. ” – Tupac Shakur


163. “No gangster is ever happy when he’s at peace. The main reason he’s in the business is to eliminate his enemies. ” — Lorenzo Carcaterra


164. “You are either on my side, by my side, or in my f**king way.”


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


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


167. “I am the master of my own game.”


168. “There’s no such thing as good money or bad money. There’s just money. ” – Lucky Luciano


169. “The Italian gangster thing has become a form of the modern-day Western.”- Armand Assante


170. “Another deputy threw down a clear plastic trash bag with my orange jumpsuit. I reached for the bag and was knocked down to the floor with an overhead right, another shove, and I was inside the 4X6 room. The heavy white door was already closing behind me. The walls here were made of hard white rubber. There was a small shower head towards the back of the tiny cell and a grated hole in the middle of the floor | I assumed that the hold would be my toilet. The cell reeked of anguish.”


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


172. “It is a rule of law alone which hinders the rulers from turning themselves into the worst gangsters.”- Ludwig Von Mises


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


174. “Some say life is a game that means love is a casino. ” — Kevin Gates


175. “They feared me because I feared nothing. ” — Lydia Lunch


176. “I am the master of my own destiny.”


177. “Revenge is a dish best served cold.” ~ Vito Corleone


178. “The lawyer with the briefcase can steal more money than the man with the gun.”


179. “You gotta rob to get rich in the Reagan era. ” – Nino Brown (Wesley Snipes)


180. “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


181. “There isn’t anything on this earth that I will hide or back up from.” ~ Greg Scarpa


182. “Alright, you proved your point. You broke into my vault. Congratulations, you’re a dead man. ” – Terry Benedict


183. “My success speaks for itself.”


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


185. “There are only murderers in this room! Michael! Open your eyes! This is the life we chose, the life we lead. And there is only one guarantee: none of us will see heaven.”


186. “She wished Jimena were here. Normally, they were inseparable, but this evening Jimena had to do community service at Children's Hospital. She worked with children undergoing rehabilitation for gunshot wounds. She read to them, played checkers, and showed them how to macramé. Jimena had been in a gangland sentenced twice to a Youth Authority Camp for jacking cars. She would be there now, if a lenient judge hadn't sentenced her to do commission service work instead. Jimena had been one badass homegirl before she understood her destiny.”


187. “You can always tell the winners at the starting gate. You can always tell the winners, and you can tell the losers.” – Noodles, Once upon a time in America


188. “We all have our scars. That’s what falling in love is about; revealing your scars to somebody who then loves you anyway.” ~ Dan Savage


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


190. “I asked god for a bike, but I know god doesn’t work that way. So I stole a bike and asked for forgiveness.” – Al Pacino


191. “I think we have always had a fascination for gangs and gangsters, and I think we always will.” – Ross Kemp


192. “Great men are not born great, they grow great.” ~ Vito Corleone


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


194. “I’m living proof that dreams come true.”


195. “Money, power, respect.”


196. “I’m going to make him an offer he can’t refuse.” ~ Vito Corleone


197. “I live for the hustle.”


198. “I’ll do whatever it takes to protect her. I’d take down the whole Chicago PD if I had to. I’d murder every man in this city, one by one. ” ― Sophie Lark, Savage Lover


199. “I’m a gangster, not a follower.”


200. “Never hate your enemies, it affects your judgment.” ~ Michael Corleone


201. “A healthy relationship is one where two independent people just make a deal that they will help make the other person the best version of themselves.”


202. “I don’t play by the rules, I make my own.”


203. “I am the king of my own dreams.”


204. “Gangster by birth, entrepreneur by choice.”


205. “A true gangster always comes out on top.”


206. “I’ll do whatever it takes to protect her. I’d take down the whole Chicago PD if I had to. I’d murder every man in this city, one by one. ” – Sophie Lark


207. “The lawyer with the briefcase can steal more money than the man with the gun. ” – Mario Puzo


208. “I don’t wanna kill anybody. But if I gotta get out that door, and you’re standing in my way, one way or the other, you’re gettin’ outta my way. ” – Mr. Pink


209. “I have the heart of a champion.”


210. “I don’t think my music really provokes that kind of energy that makes people want to grab AKs and rally through the streets. I don’t think my music is gangsta in that sense. ” — Fashawn


211. “You need more than guts to be a good gangster. You need ideas.” – Rocket, City of God


212. “Never back down, never surrender.”


213. “I have learned more in the streets than in any classroom.”


214. “When I was your age they would say you can either become cops or criminals. Today what I’m saying to you is this — when you’re facing a loaded gun, what’s the difference?” ~ Frank Costello


215. “I am the king of my own life.”


216. “Life is about making choices that you can live your life with. Love is about making choices that you can’t live without.“


217. “I make my own luck.”


218. “I came, I saw, I conquered.”


219. “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


220. “I’m a gangster, not a pushover.”


221. “I don’t play by the rules, I make them.”


222. “Gangsters are not nearly so frightening as you’d think. Some of them are quite ordinary looking.”


223. “Success is my only option.”


224. “I'm too busy duck farming to watch many movies, so I don't know: Is it ScarFace, or is it ScarfAce? Either way, I am a knitting gangster.”


225. “All I have in this world is my balls and my word, and I don’t break them for no one.” – Tony Montana


226. “I never lie because I don’t fear anyone. You only lie when you’re afraid.” – John Gotti


227. “I don’t play by the rules.”


228. “There are only murderers in this room! Michael! Open your eyes! This is the life we choose, the life we lead. And there is only one guarantee: none of us will see heaven. ” — John Rooney


229. “You can show somebody all the love in the world, but that doesn’t mean they’re gonna show it back.” ~ 21 Savage


230. “When you’re a kid and you see gangsters living the life, you kind of want to be like that.”


231. “If I cut you off, chances are you handed me the scissors.”


232. “All I have in this world is my balls and my word, and I don’t break them for no one. ” – Tony Montana


233. “I don’t wait for opportunities, I create them.”


234. “Some say that life is a game, that means love is a casino.” ~ Kevin Gates


235. “I am a king, not a servant.”


236. “I never lie because I don’t fear anyone. You only lie when you’re afraid. ” — John Gotti


237. “So much cocaine in the world and your nose is still in my business.” ~ Thomas Shelby


238. “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


239. “A gangster doesn’t think of himself a hustler, I assume he thinks of himself as a businessman.”- Delroy Lindo


240. “Love and loyalty run deeper than blood.”


241. “Gangsters live for the action. The closer to death, the nearer to the heated coil of the moment, the more alive they feel. ” – Lorenzo Carcaterra


242. “Be careful who you call your friends. I’d rather have 4 quarters than 100 pennies.”


243. “Knowledge will give you power, but character will give you respect.”


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


245. “Judges, lawyers and politicians have a license to steal. We don’t need one.” ~ Carlo Gambino


246. “The loudest one in the room is the weakest one in the room.”


247. “I have learned more in the streets than in any classroom.” – Don Vito Corleone


248. “Who cares about shit people say that they don’t have the balls to say to your face?”


249. “Money talks, and I’m fluent in the language.”


250. “Leave the gun. Take the cannoli. ” – Peter Clemenza (Richard S. Castellano)


251. “Who cares about shit people say that they don’t have the balls to say to your face?” — Tony Soprano


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


253. “I don’t just survive, I thrive.”


254. “There are many people who think I’m actually a gangster or a mafioso, largely because of ‘Goodfella.”


255. “If the KKK was smart enough, they would’ve created gangsta rap because it’s such a caricature of black culture and black masculinity. ” — Jackson Katz


256. “You can subdivide human beings into three classes: those billed to death, those who are worried to death, and those who are bored to death. ” – Anonymous


257. “I don’t hide from danger, I seek it out.”


258. “There’s no such thing as good money or bad money. There’s just money.”


259. “I make my own way.”


260. “I’m a survivor, not a victim.”


261. “Keep your friends close but your enemies closer. ” — Michael Corleone


262. “Nothing personal, it’s just business” ~ Otto Berman


263. “I stuck the drill in his chest and his legs, on the side of his head. I ripped his hair out” ~ John Veasey


264. “Listen to me very carefully. There are three ways of doing things around here: the right way, the wrong way, and the way that I do it. You understand?”


265. “I play by my own rules, not society’s.”


266. “I never give up on what I want.”


267. “Now I’ve got the world swingin’ from my nuts. And damn it feels good to be a gangsta!” — Willie D


268. “I don’t just talk the talk, I walk the walk.”


269. “There are many people who think I’m actually a gangster or a mafioso, largely because of ‘Goodfella. ” — Paul Sorvino


270. “I’m a self-made millionaire.”


271. “Gangsters don’t play, they make moves.”


272. “A gangster should be prepared to kill a lover. It is one of the many open secrets of the business since it’s the most accurate test of his ability to rule and command the respect of his crew.”


273. “There are many people who think I’m actually a gangster or a mafioso, largely because of ‘Goodfella.” – Paul Sorvino


274. “The lawyer with the briefcase can steal more money than the man with the gun. ” — Mario Puzo


275. “Everybody’s a gangster until a gangster walks in the room.”


276. “I don’t fear the law, I own it.”


277. “I’m the captain of my own ship.”


278. “They feared me because I feared nothing. ” – Lydia Lunch


279. “When I say I’m going gangster, I’m working really hard at something. ” – Lisa Lampanelli


280. “Some say life is a game that means love is a casino.” – Kevin Gates


281. “...even if all they did was look at each other, it rattled her entire being because there was no thought or person or barrier between them. Not a single one. They were both thoroughly absorbed in every moment they spent together. It was terrifying. Like being swept away by a powerful wind, where your body rendered all its control to another force that could ignite as well as destroy you.”


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


283. “What do you mean “gangsters”? It’s business.” – Abraham Polonsky


284. “You think you’re going to heaven because you’re honest, but you’re not. You’re going to the same hell as the crooked cops you can’t stand. ” – Laurie Roberts


285. “I’m not just a survivor, I’m a conqueror.”


286. “You can be successful and have enemies, or you can be unsuccessful and have friends. ” — Dominic Cattano


287. “You’re the one who’s guilty. I mean, c’mon, let’s kick the ballistics here: Ain’t no Uzi’s made in Harlem. Not one of us in here owns a poppy field. This thing is bigger than Nino Brown. This is big business. This is the American way. ” — Nino Brown


288. “I have a heart of steel and a mind of iron.”


289. “The only people I owe my loyalty to are those who never made me question theirs.”


290. “I don’t wait for anyone to hand me anything, I go out and get it myself.”


291. “Somebody’s shoved a red-hot poker up our ass, and I want to know whose name is on the handle!” – Mr. Pink (Steve Buscemi)


292. “I don’t just want it all, I’m going to take it all.”


293. “Are you gonna bark all day little doggie? Or are you gonna bite?” – Mr. Blonde (Michael Madsen)


294. “All I have in this life are my balls and my word, and I don’t break them for no one.” ~ Tony Montana


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


296. “Success. It’s got enemies. You can be successful and have enemies or you can be unsuccessful and have friends.” ~ Dominic Cattano


297. “I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse. ” – Don Vito Corleone


298. “Don’t mistake my kindness for weakness. I am kind to everyone, but when someone is unkind to me, weak is not what you are going to remember about me. ” ― Al Capone


299. “I am like any other man. All I do is supply a demand. ” — Al Capone


300. “I run my own race, I make my own pace.”


301. “Mr. Corleone is a man who insists on hearing bad news at once. ” —Tom Hagen


302. “Take care of the home before impressing the street.”


303. “New love is so beautiful, and time just makes it ugly.”


304. “Somebody messes with me, I’m gonna mess with him. ” – Al Capone


305. “A real gangster never settles for second best.”


306. “I don’t chase money, money chases me.”


307. “I am the master of my own domain.”


308. “There’s too much money out there to be hating or stressing on how someone else is getting paid. ” – Anonymous


309. “I should have killed you myself, bitch!” – Scotty Appleton (Ice-T)


310. “This life of ours, this is a wonderful life. If you can get through life like this and get away with it, hey, that’s great. But its very, very unpredictable. There’s so many ways you can screw it up.” ~ Paul Castellano


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


312. “It’s not personal, Sonny. It’s strictly business. ” —Michael Corleone


313. “The biggest risk in life is not taking one.”


314. “I have no fear, only ambition.”


315. “What do you mean “gangsters”? It’s business.”


316. “Shoot first, ask questions last. That’s how these so called gangsta’s last.”- Waka Flocka Flame


317. “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.”


318. “The boss always wins.”


319. “When you love someone, you’ve gotta trust them. There’s no other way. You’ve got to give them the key to everything that’s yours. Otherwise, what’s the point? And for a while, I believed, that’s the kind of love I had.” – Ace Rothstein


320. “Money, money, money, it’s always on my mind.”


321. “Don’t mess with a gangster, or you’ll end up in a gangsta rap.”


322. “The choice between doing ten years and taking out some stupid motherf**ker, ain’t no choice at all. But I ain’t no madman. ” – Mr. White (Harvey Keitel)


323. “Don’t mistake my kindness for weakness. I am kind to everyone, but when someone is unkind to me, weak is not what you are going to remember about me. ” – Al Capone


324. “You took your first pinch like a man and you learned the two greatest things in life…never rat on your friends and always keep your mouth shut.” ~ Jimmy Conway


325. “I have a dream and a plan to make it real.”


326. “Risk everything, regret nothing.”


327. “A gangster must always be prepared to kill a friend. It is one of the many open secrets of the business since it is the truest test of his ability to rule and command the respect of his crew. ” — Lorenzo Carcaterra


328. “I’m too busy making history to read about it.”


329. “Members of every major street gang, outlaw biker, and domestic extremist group have been found in a number of military branches.”


330. “No matter how hard you kick, no matter how high you get, you can’t go all the way around. ” ― John Green


331. “Every man is a mob, a chain gang of idiots.”- Jonathan Nolan


332. “Jimena sensed their fear. That brought a smile to her face. Her reputation was still so big that even tough enimigas wouldn't face her down.


333. “The only easy day was yesterday.”


334. “Cancel that bitch, I’ll buy another one. ” – Nino Brown (Wesley Snipes)


335. “I have no limits.”


336. “Loyalty is neither gray; it is black and white. You are either loyal completely, or you are not loyal at all. ” – Anonymous


337. “Only don’t tell me you’re innocent, because it insults my intelligence and makes me very angry.” ~ Michael Corleone


338. “Tim, playing ball with them [the Chicago mob] doesn’t mean you lost the game—it means you’re finally in the game.”


339. “Ride or Die: your always there for one another in the good times and the bad. ”


340. “Billy walked up to the car and bent down to look inside.


341. “Keep your friends close but your enemies closer.” – Michael Corleone


342. “Do not fear death. Death is just a reformation in something even more magnificent. Death is where it all starts, death; it’s not the end.”


343. “A true gangster never lets anyone hold him down.”


344. “She had transferred to La Brea High School less than six months ago, and the guys there never did more than smile or ask her to dance. She could feel them looking at her when she walked down the hallways, but when she caught their glances, they looked away. Perhaps they saw the gangster in her eyes or in the curl of her lips. Veto had said she was like a jaguar; her show of teeth was a warning, not a smile. She was probably scaring the guys away without even knowing it.”


345. “I don’t play by the book, I rewrite it.”


346. “A guy told me one time, don’t let yourself get attached to anything you are not willing to walk out on in 30 seconds flat if you feel the heat around the corner. ” – Neil McCauley


347. “Just because you lost me as a friend doesn’t mean you gained me as an enemy. I’m bigger than that. I still wanna see you eat, just not at my table.” ~ Tupac Shakur


348. “I never lie because I don’t fear anyone. You only lie when you’re afraid.”


349. “It’s dangerous to be an honest man.” ~ Mario Puzo


350. “As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster.”


351. “What’s up, gangstas? It’s the M-I-Double-Tizzle. ” — Mitt Romney


352. “When you’re a kid and you see gangsters living the life, you kind of want to be like that.”-


353. “I make my own way in life.”


354. “Some of your worst gangsters are guys who were very low-key. ” – Mickey Rourke


355. “I’m the king of my own castle.”


356. “They feared me because I feared Nothing.”


357. “I am the master of my own fate.”


358. “Keep your friends close but your enemies closer. ” – Michael Corleone


359. “Blood makes you related, and loyalty makes you family. ” – Anonymous


360. “I’m a gangster, and gangsters don’t ask questions.” ~ Lil Wayne


361. “When you understand the mechanics of stress and master the techniques to manipulate someone’s fears and dreams, you will be powerful.” – Gregory Hartley


362. “Gangsta’s paradise, where the weak are preyed upon.”


363. “Be careful who you call your friends. I’d rather have four quarters than one hundred pennies.”– Al Capone


364. “Some people say I’m conscious, some say I’m a gangsta rapper – it’s just me doing me. I’m stomping in my own lane. I’m doing what I do. ” — Nas


365. “I’m not mad, I’m proud o’ you. You took your first pinch like a man and you learned the two greatest things in life… never rat on your friends and always keep your mouth shut.” – Jimmy Conway (Robert De Niro)


366. “You can always tell the winners at the starting gate. You can always tell the winners, and you can tell the losers. ” — Noodles, Once upon a time in America


367. “The mob is man voluntarily descending to the nature of the beast.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson


368. “Money talks and bullshit runs a marathon. So, see ya and I wouldn’t want to be ya. ” – Nino Brown (Wesley Snipes)


369. “Stay real, stay loyal, or stay away from me.”


370. “There are three sides to every story. Mine, yours, and the truth.” ~ Joe Massino


371. “I don’t wanna kill anybody. But if you’re standing in my way, one way or the other, you’re getting out of my way.” ~ Mr. Pink


372. “I live life like it’s golden.”


373. “Don’t tell me what was said about me. Tell me why were they so comfortable to say it to you?”


374. “I’m not a product of my environment, I’m a product of my decisions.”


375. “Gangsters live for the action. The closer to death, the nearer to the heated coil of the moment, the more alive they feel.” – Lorenzo Carcaterra, Gangster


376. “I live life on my own terms.”


377. “I’m a gangster, and gangsters don’t ask questions. ” – Lil Wayne


378. “Loyalty is an expensive gift. Don’t expect it from cheap people.”


379. “The lawyer with the briefcase can steal more money than the man with the gun.” – Mario Puzo


380. “Blood makes you related, and loyalty makes you family. ” — unknown


381. “War is a thug’s game. The thug strikes first and harder. He doesn’t go by rules and he isn’t afraid of hurting people.”


382. ”You can get much further with a kind word and a gun than you can with just a kind word.” – Al Capone


383. “From now on, nothing goes down unless I’m involved. No blackjack no dope deals, no nothing. A nickel bag gets sold in the park, I want in. You guys got fat while everybody starved on the street. Now it’s my turn.” – Frank White (Christopher Walken)


384. “A true gangster never dies.”


385. “Murders came with smiles, shooting people was no big deal for us Goodfellas.” ~ Henry Hill


386. “Some of your worst gangsters are guys who were very low-key. ” — Mickey Rourke


387. “I’m a money magnet.”


388. “Be careful who you trust, the devil was once an angel.”


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


390. “I’m a gangster with a heart of gold.”


391. “The hustle is real.”


392. “I never liked you anyway, pretty motherf**ker!” – Nino Brown (Wesley Snipes)


393. “I make my own rules.”


394. “They got that shit hooked up like Mission Impossible, man!” – Pookie (Chris Rock)


395. “The effect of a gangster film is to embody this dilemma in the person of the gangster and resolve it by his death…not ours.”- Robert Warshaw


396. “Let me tell you something. There’s no nobility in poverty. I’ve been a poor man, and I’ve been a rich man. And I choose rich every f*cking time.”


397. “No one is born hating another person because of the color of their skin, their background, or their religion. People must learn to hate. And if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love. For love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite. ”


398. “Hustle until your haters ask if you’re hiring.”


399. “There’s no such thing as good money or bad money.There’s just money. ~ Lucky Luciano


400. “I am the king of the hustle.”


401. “The mafia is a question every time an Italian raises his head. ” – Mario Cuomo


402. “Loyalty and respect goes both ways. If they don’t return it, they don’t deserve it.”


403. “I don’t wanna be a product of my environment. I want my environment to be a product of me. ” — Frank Costello


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


405. “There’s no such thing as good money or bad money. There’s just money.” – Lucky Luciano


406. “Thug life hit me like the Holy ghost. ” — Tupac Shakur


407. “Behind the facade of elected government are a bunch of corporate controlled gangsters running the country.”


408. “A guy told me one time… don’t let yourself get attached to anything you are not willing to walk out on in 30 seconds flat if you feel the heat around the corner. ” — Neil McCauley


409. “We took care of Kennedy” ~ Sam Giancana


410. “Evalue the people in your life, then promote, demote, or terminate.” ~ Tailored Motives


411. “Gangsta rappers can’t fight, so they rap about guns.”


412. “I do me, you do you.”


413. “It’s hard to tell whether there are more guns or flowers at a gangster’s funeral. I would rather have the undertaker’s privilege with some high-class gang than to have a seat on the Stock Exchange. ” — Will Rogers


414. “I’m not a follower, I’m a trailblazer.”


415. “I'm the girl you could call the ride or die.”


416. “Gangsters live for the action. The closer to death, the nearer to the heated coil of the instant, the more alive they feel.”


417. “I don’t play fair, I play to win.”


418. “I’m a king, not a pawn.”


419. “I am like any other man. All I do is supply a demand.” ~ Al Capone


420. “You need more than guts to be a good gangster. You need ideas. ” – Rocket


421. ‘Major Foster, what a pleasant surprise,’ he said sarcastically. ‘I’m glad you’ve popped round; it gives me the chance to tell you to f**k off.’


422. “The sky is the limit.”


423. “I have a silver tongue and a lead foot.”


424. “I have a heart of a lion and a hustle to match.”


425. “I am the emperor of my own empire.”


426. “I’m a hustler, not a quitter.”


427. “My lips are the gun; my smile is my trigger; my kisses are the bullets. Label me a killer. ” – Anonymous


428. “If you shoot this man, you die next. Repeat. If you shoot this man, you die next. ” – Mr. White (Harvey Keitel)


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


430. “Be careful who you call your friends. I’d rather have 4 quarters than 100 pennies. ” – Al Capone


431. “I try to avoid conflict because I’m scared of me, not you. My temper goes from zero to jail real fast.” ~ DMX


432. “I’m not a boss, I’m a leader.”


433. “Getting money and taking care of your family—that’s gangsters’ ese. ” – Anonymous


434. “Money talks, but all mine ever says is goodbye.”


435. “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 club.” ~ Robert Warshow


436. “Shoot first, ask questions last. That’s how these so-called gangstas last.” ~ Waka Flocka Flame


437. “I’m not just a streetwise hustler, I’m a visionary.”


438. “I have killed no men, that, in the first place, didn’t deserve killing” ~ Mickey Cohen


439. “You wanna play rough? Okay, say hello to my little friend.” ~ Tony Montana


440. “I don’t want to be a product of my environment, I want my environment to be a product of me.” ~ Frank Costello


441. “Don’t be mad when someone else starts to appreciate the person you took for granted. What you won’t do for love, someone else will.”


442. “That’s basically the gangster code. Just be yourself. Just be you, dog. The easiest way to get your card plucked around a gangster is to be a fake. If we feel like you’re trying too hard, if you’re trying to act like you’re from the street, you’re in trouble. ” – Ice-T


443. “Know your worth and be willing to walk away from anyone who doesn’t give you the loyalty you deserve.”


444. “We are always works in progress. You will hurt people you love, and help people you detest. This is called being human and it happens to everyone.”


445. “Loyalty is rare….if you find it, keep it.”


446. “There’s no such thing as good money or bad money. There’s just money. ” — Lucky Luciano


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


448. “I live by the code: silence is golden, violence is platinum.”


449. “Give me your loyalty and I’ll give you my trust.”


450. “In Sicily, women are more dangerous than shotguns. ” – Calo (Franco Citti)


451. “Only those who went hungry with me and stood by me when I went through a bad time will eat at my table.” ~ Pablo Escobar


452. “I’m a boss in a world full of employees.”


453. “Everyone wants be a gangster until it’s time to do some 'gangster sh**': Say it to their face. Say you’re sorry. Forgive someone. Tell someone you love them. Show them why. Let shit go. Admit when you’re wrong. Be a better winner. Be a better loser. Help another human being. Break bread with your enemy. Open up your heart. Understand your feelings. Say what you actually feel. Do what you say. Tell the truth. Do the right thing. Choose forgiveness over revenge. Choose kindness over stones. Accept people as they are. Take the higher road. Be the change you want to see.”


454. “I’m a boss in the making.”


455. “What do you mean, ‘gangsters?’ It’s business. ” – Abraham Polonsky


456. “Shoot first, ask questions last. That’s how these so-called gangsta’s last. ” – Waka Flocka Flame


457. “Stay focused, the money’s coming.”


458. “A gangster must always be prepared to kill a friend. It is one of the many open secrets of the business, since it is the truest test of his ability to rule and command the respect of his crew.”- Lorenzo Carcaterra


459. “You ain’t a lawyer no more, Dave. You a gangster now. On the other side. A whole new ball game. You can’t learn about it in school, and you can’t have a late start.” – Carlito


460. “Wise men listen and laugh while fools talk.” ~ Curtis Jackson


461. “Blood makes you related, and loyalty makes you family.”


462. “I asked God for a bike, but I know God doesn’t work that way. So, I stole a bike and asked him for forgiveness. ” – Michael Corleone


463. “I am the king of the grind.”


464. ‘Gangster’ word may sound bad, but in today’s scenario, none of us wants to get bullied. And to survive, we have to have a gangster personality. After all, it’s better to become a gangster than a victim. So if you are looking for some Gangster quotes, you are at the right place. Turtle Quotes has compiled a list of the best Gangster quotes for all Gangster personalities. Hope you’ll find them hooking.


465. “Gangsta rappers can’t fight, so they rap about guns. ” — Sean Price


466. “Keep your friends close but your enemies closer.”


467. “I have a killer instinct and a heart of gold.”


468. “Accosting somebody in public can be regrettable. Accosting a gangster can be hazardous.” ~ Chael Sonnen


469. “Playing the game, and unfortunately, playing the gangster game is very profitable. ” – Quincy Jones


470. “I’m living my best life.”


471. “All right ramblers, let’s get rambling!” – Joe (Lawrence Tierney)


472. “Even gang members imagine a future that doesn’t include gangs.”- Greg Boyle


473. “Shoot first, ask questions last. That’s how these so called gangsta’s last.”


474. “They feared me because I feared Nothing.”- Lydia Lunch


475. “I’m a gangster in the streets, a lover in the sheets.”


476. “Gangsters are not nearly so frightening as you’d think. Some of them are quite ordinary looking.”- Joseph Conrad


477. “I’m not mad, I’m proud o’ you. You took your first pinch like a man, and you learned the two greatest things in life… never rat on your friends and always keep your mouth shut. ” — Jimmy Conway (Robert De Niro)


478. “I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse. ” — Don Corleone


479. “To me, being a gangster was better than being president of the united states.”


480. “You’re acting like a first-year f**king thief! I’m acting like a professional!” – Mr. Pink (Steve Buscemi)


481. “Everything I do is going to be gangsta rap, street based, street oriented… I’m from Gary, Indiana, and everybody’s damn near at the poverty level. ” — Freddie Gibbs


482. “I swear to God . . .”


483. “If the Eagle Scouts had some sort of Sith equivalent, Marcone was it.”


484. “I asked God for a bike, but I know God doesn’t work that way. So I stole a bike and asked for forgiveness.” ~ Michael Corleone


485. “The best way to not get your heart broken is to pretend you don’t have one.”


486. “Don’t ever say anything you don’t want played back to you someday.” ~ John Gotti


487. “I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse.”


488. “If there is a will, there is always a way my friend” ~ Richard Kuklinski


489. “Some of your worst gangsters are guys who were very low-key.” – Mickey Rourke


490. “Don’t mistake my kindness for weakness. I am kind to everyone, but when someone is unkind to me, weak is not what you’re going to remember about me.” ~ Al Capone


491. “I have a gangster’s soul and a heart of stone.”


492. “Life is about making choices that you can live your life with. Love is about making choices that you can’t live without. ”


493. “A gangster should be prepared to kill a lover. It is one of the many open secrets of the business since it’s the most accurate test of his ability to rule and command the respect of his crew. ”


494. “You can always tell the winners at the starting gate. You can always tell the winners, and you can tell the losers. ” – Noodles


495. “I don’t fear death, I embrace it.”


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


497. “Revenge is a dish best served cold. ” – Don Vito Corleone


498. “I have a criminal mind and a business heart.”


499. “This is my home. My country. Frank Lucas don’t run from nobody. This is America. ” – Frank Lucas


500. “The only thing that comes to a sleeping man is dreams. ” — Tupac Shakur


501. “A real gangster never backs down from a challenge.”


502. “From the WIP .... Behind The Fan coming soon.


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


504. “The most important thing in business is honesty, integrity, hardwork... family... never forgetting where we came from.”


505. “That’s the way it is now—you can’t find the heart of anything to stick the knife. ” – Bumpy Johnson


506. “The Mafia is a question every time an Italian raises his head.”


507. “Who cares about sh*t people say that they don’t have the balls to say to your face?” – Tony Soprano


508. “A real gangster knows how to handle business.”


509. “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


510. “Playing the game, and unfortunately, playing the gangster game is very profitable.”


511. “You don’t need proof when you have instinct!” – Joe (Lawrence Tierney)


512. “From now on, nothing goes down unless I’m involved. No blackjack, no dope deals, no nothing. A nickel bag gets sold in the park, I want in. You guys got fat while everybody starved on the street. Now it’s my turn. ” – Frank White


513. “Risk taker, heart breaker.”


514. “I don’t tip because society says I have to. All right, if someone deserves a tip, if they really put forth an effort, I’ll give them something a little something extra. But this tipping automatically, it’s for the birds. As far as I’m concerned, they’re just doing their job. ” – Mr. Pink (Steve Buscemi)


515. “Judges, lawyers, and politicians have a license to steal. We don’t need one.” ~ Carlo Gambino


516. “The number one fear of people isn’t dying, it’s public speaking. ” – Detective Richie Roberts


517. “I am the definition of success.”


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


519. “I don’t just chase dreams, I catch them too.”


520. “Only God can judge me.”


521. “Mafia is the best example of capitalism we have.”


522. “Once a gangster, always a gangster.”


523. “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.”


524. “A guy told me one time…don’t let yourself get attached to anything you’re not willing to walk out on in 30 seconds flat if you feel the heat around the corner.” ~ Neil McCauley


525. “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


526. “The only way to predict the future is to create it.”


527. “And remember, where you have a concentration of power in a few hands, all too frequently, men with the mentality of gangsters get control. History has proven that. ” – Lord Acton


528. “The lawyer with the briefcase can steal more money than the man with the gun.” ~ Mario Puzo


529. “I say what I mean and I do what I say.” ~ Neil McCauley


530. “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


531. “No gangster is ever happy when he’s at peace. The main reason he’s in business is to eliminate his enemies.” ~ Lorenzo Carcaterra


532. “You need more than guts to be a good gangster. You need ideas. ” — Rocket, City of God


533. “Gangsters live for the action. The closer to death, the nearer to the heated coil of the instant, the more alive they feel. ” — unknown


534. “The game recognizes the real.”


535. “You know what I’ll do? I’ll get a knife and cut out his tongue, and we’ll send it to his wife” ~ John Stanfa


536. “Let me tell you something. There’s no nobility in poverty. I’ve been a poor man, and I’ve been a rich man. And I choose rich every f*cking time.” – Jordan Belfort


537. “I’m a gangster, not a saint.”


538. “I’m a gangster, not a quitter.”


539. “You can either love me or hate me, either way, I’m still going to shine.”


540. “In Sicily, women are more dangerous than shotguns. ” —Calo


541. “I’m not mad, I’m proud o’ you. You took your first pinch like a man and you learned the two greatest things in life… never rat on your friends and always keep your mouth shut.”


542. “I respectfully decline to answer because I honestly believe my answer might tend to incriminate me” ~ Joey Gallo


543. “Trust gets you killed, love gets you hurt, and being real gets you hated.”


544. “I don’t like violence, Tom. I’m a businessman. Blood is a big expense. ” – Sollozzo


545. “Keep your friends close but your enemies closer.” ~ Vito Corleone


546. “You’re the one who’s guilty. I mean, c’mon, let’s kick the ballistics here: Ain’t no Uzi’s made in Harlem. Not one of us in here owns a poppy field. This thing is bigger than Nino Brown. This is big business. This is the American way. ” – Nino Brown (Wesley Snipes)


547. “Isolation from power makes men look for a mob in which they can be strong.”- Herbert Gold


548. “I am the master of my fate.”


549. “Cuz even a gangsta rapper can find redemption


550. “Money can’t buy happiness, but it sure can buy a lot of things.”


551. “All I have in this world is my balls and my word, and I don’t break them for no one. ” — Tony Montana


552. “I am a force to be reckoned with.”


553. “It’s hard to tell whether there is more guns or flowers at a gangster’s funeral. I would rather have the undertaker’s privilege with some high-class gang, than to have a seat on the Stock Exchange.”- Will Rogers


554. “Every man is a mob, a chain gang of idiots.”


555. “The streets raised me, success will be my legacy.”


556. “He grabbed my hand and he gave me a kiss. This was a suspicious kiss. This was the kiss of death.” ~ Joe Valachi


557. “Two little mice fell in a bucket of cream. The first mouse quickly gave up and drowned. The second mouse, wouldn’t quit. He struggled so hard that eventually he churned that cream into butter and crawled out. Gentlemen, as of this moment, I am that second mouse.” – Frank Abagnale Sr


558. “I am unstoppable.”


559. “And remember, where you have a concentration of power in a few hands, all too frequently men with the mentality of gangsters get control. History has proven that.” – Lord Acton


560. “War is a thug’s game. The thug strikes first and harder. He doesn’t go by the rules, and he isn’t afraid of hurting people. ” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh


561. “Drugs ain’t a black thing or a white thing. It’s a death thing. Death don’t give a shit about color. ” – Nick Peretti (Judd Nelson)


562. “You need more than guts to be a good gangster. You need ideas.” ~ Rocket


563. “If you f**king beat this prick long enough, he’ll tell you he started the goddamn Chicago fire, now that don’t necessarily make it f**king so!” – Nice Guy Eddie (Chris Penn)


564. “A real gangster never backs down from a fight.”


565. “In my world, of course, it doesn’t matter. You can be a gangster with a dress, or you can be a gangster with baggy pants.” ~ Young Thug


566. “I am the epitome of success.”


567. “Every human being has a bit of gangster in him.”


568. “I don’t remember everything that was happening around me at the time, but gangster life was intoxicating and irresistible. It’s difficult to describe the feeling. It’s that jungle culture, the lion syndrome, the Tarzan tag; the invincibility, the lure of living on the edge; having not just one woman but a whole brothel on your tail; the shooting irons, the fast cars and the endless supply of cocaine.”


569. “Who cares about shit people say that they don’t have the balls to say to your face?” – Tony Soprano


570. “Who cares about shit that people say that they don’t have the balls to say to your face?” ~ Tony Soprano


571. “I am the ruler of my own world.”


572. “I don’t like violence, Tom. I’m a businessman. Blood is a big expense. ” — Sollozzo


573. “Never open your mouth unless you’re in the dentist’s chair.” ~ Sammy “The Bull” Gravano


574. “If a man is dumb, someone is going to get the best of him, so why not you? If you don’t, you’re as dumb as he is” ~ Arnold Rothstein


575. “Success is the best revenge.”


576. “I asked God for a bike, but I know God doesn’t work that way. So, I stole a bike and asked him for forgiveness. ” — Michael Corleone (Al Pacino)


577. “A newspaper man wrote an article that I had 300 million dollars, well, I wish I had a million dollars” ~ Meyer Lansky


578. “Las Vegas turns women into men and men into idiots.” ~ Bugsy Siegel


579. “I am a king in my own right.”


580. “Once a gangster, always a gangster.” ~ Gary Glasberg


581. “Everybody’s a gangster until a gangster walks in the room. ” – Anonymous


582. “It is a rule of law alone which hinders the rulers from turning themselves into the worst gangsters.”- Ludwig Von Mises


583. “Behind every successful fortune, there is a crime. ” – Anonymous


584. “When you love someone, you’ve gotta trust them. There’s no other way. You’ve got to give them the key to everything that’s yours. Otherwise, what’s the point? And for a while, I believed that’s the kind of love I had. ” — Ace Rothstein


585. “I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse. ” – Don Corleone (Marlon Brando)


586. “Be careful who you call your friends. I’d rather have 4 quarters than 100 pennies.” ~ Al Capone


587. “If I wanted you dead, you would be dead already. ” —Virgil “The Turk” Sollozzo


588. “Revenge is a dish best served cold. ” — Don Vito Corleone


589. “Money moves, but so do I.”


590. “The classy gangster is a Hollywood invention. ” – Orson Welles


591. “The gangster is the man of the city,


592. “A real gangster knows when to talk and when to act.”


593. “The only time success comes before work is in the dictionary.”


594. “What’re you doing counting this in front of everybody? Are you out of your f*ckin’ mind? Take it into a room. Now. ” – Lou Toback


595. “Never get angry. Never make a threat. Reason with people.” ~ Vito Corleone


596. “The mob is man voluntarily descending to the nature of the beast.”


597. “Somebody messes with me, I’m gonna mess with him.” – Al Capone


598. “Attitude is attitude, whether you’re a West Coast gangster or East Coast gangster, you know?” – Paul Walker


599. “I make moves, not excuses.”


600. “The classy gangster is a Hollywood invention. ” — Orson Welles


601. “It is a rule of law alone which hinders the rulers from turning themselves into the worst gangsters.”


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


603. “A gangster must always be prepared to kill a friend. It is one of the many open secrets of the business since it is the truest test of his ability to rule and command the respect of his crew.”


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


605. “When you understand the mechanics of stress and master the techniques to manipulate someone’s fears and dreams, you will be powerful.”


606. “I didn’t have to pour it on, but I wanted a reputation. I wanted to be known as the smartest, youngest, and toughest hood. ” – Morris Rudensky


607. “I have no regrets, only lessons learned.”


608. “I was born to be legendary.”


609. “A true gangster never reveals his secrets.”


610. “And remember, where you have a concentration of power in a few hands, all too frequently, men with the mentality of gangsters get control. History has proven that. ” — Lord Acton


611. “A gangster must always be prepared to kill a friend. It is one of the many open secrets of the business since it is the truest test of his ability to rule and command the respect of his crew. ” – Lorenzo Carcaterra


612. “The bad guy never wins.”


613. “I’m a gangster, not a puppet.”


614. “She moved to get up, but the man held her down as her car exploded next.

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