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The Best Mobster Quotes of All Time

Looking for The Best Mobster quotes of All Time?

You’ve come to The Mob Wife place. We’ve compiled a list of the greatest quotes by Al Capone, John Gotti, Carlo Gambino, Frank Lucas, Lucky Luciano and others.

  1. " All due respect, you got no idea what it’s like to be Number One. Every decision you make affects every facet of every other thing. It's too much to deal with almost. And in the end, you're completely alone with it all." - Tony Soprano
  2. “You have to be like a lion and a fox. The fox is smart enough to recognize traps, and the lion is strong enough to scare away the wolves. Be like a lion and a fox, and no one will ever beat you. ” - Carlo Gambino
  3. "I Focus more on Money than People Because I Never Met a Dollar I Didn't Like." - Pablo Escobar El Patron

    Pablo Escobar Quote - Focus more on Money
  4. “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
  5. “Be careful who you call your friends. I’d rather have 4 quarters than 100 pennies.” - Al Capone 
  6. “I never lie because I don’t fear anyone. You only lie when you’re afraid.” -  John Gotti
  7. “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
  8. “The lawyer with the briefcase can steal more money than the man with the gun.” - Mario Puzo 
  9. “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
  10. “I don’t wanna be a product of my environment. I want my environment to be a product of me.” – Frank Costello
  11. “Somebody messes with me, I’m gonna mess with him.” - Al Capone 
  12. “Who cares about shit people say that they don’t have the balls to say to your face?” – Tony Soprano 
  13. “All right, you proved your point. You broke into my vault. Congratulations, you’re a dead man.” – Terry Benedict
  14. “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
  15. "Judges,lawyers and politicians have a license to steal. We don't need one." - Carlo Gambino
  16. “Success. It's got enemies. You can be successful and have enemies or you can be unsuccessful and have friends." - Don Cattano

    Success. It's got enemies. You can be successful and have enemies or you can be unsuccessful and have friends.

  17. “I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse.” – Vito Corleone 
  18. “”You can get much further with a kind word and a gun than you can with just a kind word.” - Al Capone 
  19. "I'm Just An Extreme Example Of What A Working Man Can Achieve." - Thomas Shelby
  20. “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 
  21. “The loudest one in the room is the weakest one in the room.”– Frank Lucas

    Frank Lucas Quote The loudest one in the room

  22. "Everybody deserves a fresh start every once in a while." - Bugsy Siegel
  23. “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 
  24. “There’s no such thing as good money or bad money. There’s just money.” – Lucky Luciano 
  25. "When you decide to be something, you can be it." - Frank Costello
  26. “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
  27. "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 it's very predictable. There's so many ways you can screw it up." - Paul Castellano
  28. “All I have in this world is my balls and my word, and I don’t break them for no one.” – Tony Montana
  29. “You need more than guts to be a good gangster. You need ideas.” -  Rocket
  30. "Intelligence is a very valuable thing... Usually it comes far too late!" - Alfie Solomons
  31. “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 
  32. “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, Gangster 
  33. “Keep your friends close but your enemies closer.” – Michael Corleone 
  34. “To me, being a gangster was better than being president of the united states.” 
  35. “You can always tell the winners at the starting gate. You can always tell the winners, and you can tell the losers.” – Noodles
  36. “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 
  37. “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.” - Frank Lucas
  38. “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 
  39. “Never rat on your friends and always keep your mouth shut.” - Jimmy Conway
  40. “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 
  41. “Don’t tell me what was said about me. Tell me why were they so comfortable to say it to you?” 
  42. "Conviction Introduces Emotion, Which Is The Enemy Of Oratory." - Thomas Shelby
  43. “I think we have always had a fascination for gangs and gangsters, and I think we always will.” – Ross Kemp 
  44. “Some of your worst gangsters are guys who were very low-key.” – Mickey Rourke 
  45. “There are many people who think I’m actually a gangster or a mafioso, largely because of ‘Goodfella.” – Paul Sorvino 
  46. “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 
  47. “When you understand the mechanics of stress and master the techniques to manipulate someone’s fears and dreams, you will be powerful.” – Gregory Hartley
  48. "Gun control? It's the best thing you can do for crooks and gangsters. I want you to have nothing. I'm a bad guy; I'm always gonna have a gun. Safety locks? You will pull the trigger with a lock on, and I'll pull the trigger. We'll see who wins." - Sammy The Bull Gravano
  49. "The only one that can do what I do is me. Lot of people had to die for me to be me. You wanna be me?" - Frank Costello
  50. "If you have a lot of what people want and can't get, then you can supply the demand and shovel in the dough."- Lucky Luciano

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