73 Gangster Quotes, Sayings and Captions on Love, Friends and Loyalty

Gangster refers to members of organized criminal organizations or gangs.

These groups often engage in illicit activities such as drug trafficking, extortion, money laundering and human trafficking.


Rather than merely referring to any person who participates in unlawful activities, the word “gangster” often indicates a link to an organized crime group or gang.

Best Gangster Quotes


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


Behind every successful fortune there is a crime. ~ Unknown.

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

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

Every man is a mob, a chain gang of idiots. ~ Jonathan Nolan.

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

The Mafia exists in the American imagination because we want it to exist. ~ Pete Hamill.

The classy gangster is a Hollywood invention. ~ Orson Welles.

Mafia is the best example of capitalism we have. ~ Marlon Brando.

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.


As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster. ~ Ray Liotta.

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

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Famous Gangster Quotes

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

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

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.


Keep your friends close but your enemies closer. ~ Michael Corleone.

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

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.

Great Gangster Quotes

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


Power wears out those who don’t have it. ~ Giulio Andreotti.

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

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..

A mob is a monster with heads enough, but no heart, and little brains. ~ Cardinal de Rez.


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

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

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

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


First you get the sugar, then you get the power, then you get the women. ~ Matt Groening.

I ain’t no gangster. I’m a grown man trying to run a business. ~ Suge Knight.

Top Gangster Quotes

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.


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

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

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

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.


Isolation from power makes men look for a mob in which they can be strong. ~ Herbert Gold.

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

Powerful Gangster Quotes

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.

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


Everybody’s a gangster until a gangster walks in the room. ~ Unknown.

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.

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.


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

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

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

They feared me because I feared Nothing. ~ Lydia Lunch.

The mob is man voluntarily descending to the nature of the beast. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.


Once a gangster, always a gangster. ~ Gary Glasberg.

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

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.

Deep Gangster Quotes

Gangster warfare has ravaged the Americas, paradoxically when my nations appeared to be getting freer and wealthier. ~ Ioan Grillo.

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.


Gangsta rappers can’t fight, so they rap about guns. ~ Sean Price.

Some say life is a game that means love is a casino. ~ Kevin Gates.

Shoot first, ask questions last. That’s how these so called gangsta’s last. ~ Waka Flocka Flame.

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

Thoughtful Gangster Quotes

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.


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

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

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

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


I’m a gangster, I’m a straight-up G. The gangster life is the life for me. ~ Unknown.

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

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

Profound Gangster Quotes

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.


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

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.

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

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