82+ Best Gangster Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational gangster quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

If you’re searching for deep quotes that perfectly capture what you’d like to say or just want to feel inspired yourself, browse through an amazing collection of famous mafia quotes, memorable The Godfather quotes and Scarface quotes By Tony Montana.

Famous Gangster Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

I’m a gangster, and gangsters don’t ask questions. Lil Wayne

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

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

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

I’m an emotional gangster. I cry once every month. Cardi B

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

I’m not a gangster, bro. ASAP Rocky

The lawyer with the briefcase can steal more money than the man with the gun. Mario Puzo

If you want street fight, let’s go. If you want boxing, I show you. But people think I am, like, gangster. No. Ring is different world. Very dangerous. Gennady Golovkin

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

Hip hop is not about crime. Hip hop is not about being a gangster. KRS One

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

People love stories about the mafia: The Godfather, American Gangster. Jason Statham

Somebody messes with me, I’m gonna mess with him.  Al Capone

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

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

Attitude is attitude, whether you’re a West Coast gangster or East Coast gangster, you know? Paul Walker

All right, you proved your point. You broke into my vault. Congratulations, you’re a dead man. Terry Benedict

Playing the game, and unfortunately, playing the gangster game is very profitable. Quincy Jones

A true gangster can smell out a person’s strenghts 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

Maybe it’s stress or anger or adrenaline or disillusionment or a bullying nature or simple fear of getting killed themselves, but there is a problem if a cop cannot tell the difference between a menacing gangster and the far more common person they encounter whose life is a little frayed and messy. David Horsey

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

I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse. Vito Corleone

I’m a culinary gangsta with a very spiritual side, so when I was introduced to the ‘spiritual gangster’ line, I had to have it. Guy Fieri

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

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

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

I have always been against the gangster as hero. Ruby Dee

The loudest one in the room is the weakest one in the room. Frank Lucas

You are not going to silence me. You are not going to silence America. You are literally like a little gangster thug. Rubio just threatened to silence me. Alex Jones

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

The individualists stare into each other’s eyes and yet deny each other’s existence. We walk in circles, so limited by our own anxieties that we can no longer distinguish between true and false, between the gangster’s whim and the purest ideal. Ingmar Bergman

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

The area of teenage life is not necessarily rarefied; we’ve all gone through that period. It’s not as rarefied as a western or a space adventure or a gangster film, but it has its own dynamic. Gus Van Sant

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

I’m a dirty south goon damn right, I ain’t no West coast gangster. Jorge Masvidal

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

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. John Dalberg

You need more than guts to be a good gangster. You need ideas. Rocket

If you look at the movie Belly I identify with Sincere the most. I am a gangster. I love my lady to death. I’m not in the game for the wrong reasons. I’m not in the game for the glory. I’m in the game to survive so the people that I love could be straight. I’m a highly intelligent individual. Kevin Gates

No matter how big a guy might be, Nicky would take him on. You beat Nicky with fists, he comes back with a bat. You beat him with a knife, he comes back with a gun. And you beat him with a gun, you better kill him, because he’ll keep comin’ back and back until one of you is dead. Ace Rothstein

I don’t think there’s much a person could say about me. My gangster’s never been on trial. Beanie Sigel

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

People generally thought that sharks are dumb eating machines. After some study, I began to realize that these ‘gangsters’ of the deep had gotten a bad rap. Eugenie Clark

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.

We got skate parks in different states, but me skating? Nah, I’m too gangster; I can’t rock with it. But I watch it. Birdman

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

My uncle was a gangster in the real gangster days. I witnessed it, I felt it, I smelt it the situation, I was involved. It was like knowing a movie star. Bugzy Malone

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

I think rap music is brought up, gangster rap in particular, as well as video games, every other thing they try to hang the ills of society on as a scapegoat. Ice Cube

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

After the fall of Communism, the biggest mistake Boris Yeltzin’s regime made was not to disband the KGB altogether. Instead it changed its name to the FSB and, to many observers, morphed into a gangster organisation, eventually headed by master criminal Vladimir Putin. Gerard Batten

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

My dad wasn’t a gangster, and he wasn’t a criminal, but he sure liked to rub padded shoulders with them. Jerry Heller

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

Where is Conor? He wanna fight with a bus. I want to fight with a real gangster. Iaquinta, thank you so much. Khabib Nurmagomedon

Some of your worst gangsters are guys who were very low key. Mickey Rourke

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

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

The thing that was fascinating and frustrating about Pac was that he clearly knew better than to go down the gangster road that he went down. Pac knew  and he was right  that thug energy could be redirected into fearless positivity. Cheo Hodari Coker

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

George Raft may or may not have gone both ways, but he was very sensitive to what they said about him, and it was one factor why he decided to play all those gangsters in the movies. Cesar Romero

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

I am totally inspired by Godfather, one of the greatest films made. Also, I am fascinated by the thought of how someone becomes a gangster and continues to be one. Thiagarajan Kumararaja

I have learned more in the streets than in any classroom. Don Vito Corleone

In my career, I have played a gangster, an ex cop, a journalist and a film director. Yet, the label of a serial kisser refuses to leave me. Emraan Hashmi

What do you mean gangsters? It’s business. Abraham Polonsky

In my career, I have played a gangster, an ex cop, a journalist and a film director. Yet, the label of a serial kisser refuses to leave me. Emraan Hashmi

The loudest one in the room is the weakest one in the room. Frank Lucas 

I used to tell my friends, Art Blakey is way more gangster than Eazy E! I ended up getting my friends into jazz, and all of a sudden there was this little group of kids in the middle of South Central that were all into hard bop. Kamasi Washington

The Mafia is a question every time an Italian raises his head. Mario Cuomo 

I think when people think of Compton, of course, they always think of gangster rap. But if you ever had an opportunity to go to Compton, you would know that Compton is a beautiful city. Aja Brown

Even gang members imagine a future that doesn’t include gangs. Greg Boyle

We had an apartment on west side of Central Park. The rent was very reasonable. We found out later that it belonged to a gangster called Legs Diamond and it was a front to his headquarters. It was fine. James Stewart

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