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Gangs Quotes

We’ve collected the best Gangs Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Rachel House, Charlie Murphy, Nayib Bukele, Rahm Emanuel, Susana Martinez. Use them as an inspiration.

It’s so unfortunate that people have this need to join gangs.
Gangs are formed by kids who want love.
People don’t flee their homes because they want to, people flee their homes because they feel they have to. Why? Because they don’t have a job, because they are being threatened by gangs, because they don’t have basic things like water, education, health.
There are too many senior citizens and good residents in Chicago who are sick and tired of having to walk several blocks out of their way when they leave their homes just to avoid the gangs and drug dealers on the street corner.
Gangs have evolved. The stereotypical gang member covered in tattoos and wearing colors does not really exist any more. There’s this fear that it could be any kid, but by any kid, that means any Latino kid.
Anurag wanted to cast me for ‘Gangs of Wasseypur,’ but he didn’t approach me for it as he had an unflattering image of me in his mind. I regret big-time about this as I was very much willing to be part of such a powerful film.
I was in middle school right around the time the Bloods and the Crips started taking root in Compton and a lot of the other neighborhoods around me. I saw way too many of my peerssmart, kind, good kids – who got drawn into gangs and violence, and their futures were going to be forever scarred by that.
Fans are your greatest enemies because they tend to bracket you. And the moment someone expects I should do something, I break out. I often tell fans who say, ‘Make a ‘Gulal 2’ or ‘Gangs 3,’ that I am living my dream, not theirs.
I fell in love with Nawaz on-screen after watching ‘Gangs of Wasseypur.’ So my love story starts with him from there. I was quite nervous to act alongside him. He is an excellent actor.
Gangs are a part of living in Los Angeles, but you can exist in Inglewood or Culver City or anywhere else, without joining one.
Everything I did in the jails – chain gangs, everything – I haven‘t changed the policy. I did it, I stand by it, and I’m not going to change.
I do believe in lessons learned. I have learned that you work with gang members and not with gangs; otherwise, you enforce the cohesion of gangs and supply them oxygen.
I never messed around with gangs.
MC Ren
When I moved from Armenia to L.A., I moved to North Kingsley Drive. That was my street, that’s where I grew up and I saw everything there. I started skateboarding there. I witnessed homelessness, the poor, you know, I noticed gangs. I learned about friendship.
There were a lot of gangs in high school. Instead of being in a gang, I decided to dance.
The surest way to empower the new terrorist gangs would be to withdraw from U.S. diplomatic missions.
Anyone who knows gangs knows that lawmakers cannot conceive of a law that would lead a hard-core gang member to ‘think twice.’
I started out on photography accidentally. A policeman came to a stop at the end of my street, and a guy knifed him at the end of my street. That’s how I became a photographer. I photographed the gangs that I went to school with.
Boxing saved my life. There were a lot of gangs and I was hanging around with the wrong people.
I had never heard of ‘young adult novels,’ which I guess are about teenage gangs and the new boy in town or something.
I was offered 10 Sultan Qureshi-type roles after ‘Gangs of Wasseypur.’ But I did not want to repeat that, as I have little fear of being rejected by the people.
From chain gangs to folk songs to intelligent soul, America has created musicians dedicated to truth, justice, and a better American Way.
My family had been involved in gangs since the 1970s.
There were times when gangs would approach me, but my father was way stronger than them. They would come make threats and stuff, and I was like, ‘You don’t know the opposition I’ve got upstairs. I’m not scared of you.’
It works in the comic book, but as the audiences have gotten older and more sophisticated, I think the stories need to grow up with them. This is a story about a couple of rival gangs and what goes wrong in a couple of days.
I am bored of the ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ image.
The fact is that in too many communities in cities in Britain gangs now have become completely rooted into these communities and they destroy them around them.
What I think we should be doing is refocusing all the prevention budgets, all the money spent on teen gangs and young offenders, on conception to age two at a rate of 2% a year.
With gangs, there could be a positive outlook because it takes the older guys to come school these younger guys on the right roles.
I tried to join three gangs, and every single one gave me a different excuse, but it was pretty much along the lines of, ‘You’re too goofy. You’re too cute. You don’t fit in.’
The truth is that those who join gangs – more often than not they are young men in their later teens – often do come from the most difficult family backgrounds, from an environment where they feel neglected and unwanted. Gang membership can bring a perverse sense of belonging which they may not have ever got at home.
Growing up in Flint, Michigan, I saw so many kids from my school end up in jail or unemployed, and gangs would hang out and cause trouble in my neighborhood. I had to learn how to protect myself, because it didn’t feel like anyone else was protecting me.
When I talk to Chicagoans who live in our most violence-prone neighborhoods, they do not hate the police. In fact, they tell me they want more cops and fewer gangs. They do not want more officers in cars just driving through their communities. They want officers on the beat in their neighborhoods.
My father had this mythological sense of the old New York, and he used to tell me stories about these old gangs, particularly the Forty Thieves in the Fourth Ward.
One of my illest villains was the Butcher from ‘Gangs of New York,’ Daniel Day-Lewis.
Gangs are born of a lethal absence of hope, and hope has an address: 130 W. Bruno St. in Los Angeles, CA 90012.
Whether it was ‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’ or whether it’s ‘LSTCK,’ the characters are real, and when you see them on screen, you can identify with them.
In fashion, there are so many gangs, if you identify too much with one, you get caught – I would lose my freedom.
In Los Angeles, the gang capital of the world, we have 1,100 gangs and 120,000 gang members so it is a daunting, complex social dilemma.
People are more violently opposed to fur than leather because it’s safer to harass rich women than motorcycle gangs.
Homeboy Bakery is an alternative to kids who have found themselves, regrettably, in gangs and want to redirect their lives.
Back when I was growing up, gangs wasn’t heavy. We was solo thugging. When we got money on our own, the hood got money. It wasn’t about colors or a certain name when I was growing up. We wasn’t doing no gangs. But as the generations change, things change.

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