15+ Pablo Escobar Quotes from Colombian Drug Lord

Pablo Escobar was a notorious Colombian drug lord who led the powerful Medellín Cartel in the 80s and 90s amassing a $25 billion fortune through cocaine trade.

Beginning with petty crimes in his youth, his operations escalated to large-scale drug smuggling.

Despite helping the poor, his violent methods undermined his Robin Hood image.

He was imprisoned in 1991 in a luxurious facility he constructed, from where he continued his activities until his escape in 1992.

Pablo Escobar

Escobar was killed in 1993, leading to his cartel’s downfall.

Below you will find some of the quotes by Pablo Escobar.

Pablo Escobar Quotes

There can only be one king. ~ Pablo Escobar.

Life is full of surprises, some good, some not so good. ~ Pablo Escobar.

Everyone has a price, the important thing is to find out what it is. ~ Pablo Escobar.


All empires are created of blood and fire. ~ Pablo Escobar.

I am not a rich person. I am a poor person with money. ~ Pablo Escobar.

Best Pablo Escobar Quotes

There is nothing lower than a rat. And if we let the rats run free, the streets will be filled with them. ~ Pablo Escobar.

Only those who went hungry with me and stood by me when I went through a bad time at some point in life will eat at my table. ~ Pablo Escobar.

There are two hundred million idiots, manipulated by a million intelligent men. ~ Pablo Escobar.


I’m a decent man who exports flowers. ~ Pablo Escobar.

Sometimes I am God, if I say a man dies, he dies that same day. ~ Pablo Escobar.

Geniuses are always branded as crazy. ~ Pablo Escobar.

Top Pablo Escobar Quotes

I can replace things, but I could never replace my wife and kids. ~ Pablo Escobar.


I prefer to be in the grave in Colombia than in a jail cell in the United States. ~ Pablo Escobar.

Silver or lead. You decide. ~ Pablo Escobar.

Sometimes I feel like God…when I order someone killed – they die the same day. ~ Pablo Escobar.

I have always considered myself a happy man. I’ve always been happy, I’ve always been optimistic, I’ve always had faith in life because I think the most difficult times always bring something. It brings experience, and it’s the greatest thing to have in life. ~ Pablo Escobar.

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