Gangs Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Gangs Quotes from famous persons: Steven Seagal, Bernie Mac, Vincente Minnelli, Pramila Jayapal, Pankaj Tripathi. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Gangs Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

Most of the kids that I meet in the street are serious

Most of the kids that I meet in the street are serious hardened criminals that I meet in the street, never had a mother and a father to love them, to protect them, to teach them right from wrong and lead them out of crime and gangs and stuff like that.
When I started in the clubs, I had to work places where didn’t nobody else want to work. I had to do clubs where street gangs were, had to do motorcycle gangs, gay balls and things of that nature.
West Side Story was terribly important because of the style of the dancing and the gangs of New York.
Vincente Minnelli
We must be clear: Donald Trump is lying when he conflates immigrants coming across the border with MS-13 gangs.
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.
There were a lot of gangs in high school. Instead of being in a gang, I decided to dance.
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.
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.
Also, I preached to gangs on the streets of Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx – and miracles began to happen.
Unfortunately, my district like many others across the country has a problem with gangs, which is why I introduced this amendment.
Gangs are formed by kids who want love.
But I was also a brat. I used to belong to a gang that went looking for fights with other gangs.
Thomas Keneally
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.
Terrorism, ladies and gentlemen, in my eyes I have a very, very, very simple explanation. Gangs of criminals, killers, used unfortunately by certain governments in the past for political purposes, who are on their own now as gangs.
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.
The border between the Real and the Unreal is not fixed, but just marks the last place where rival gangs of shamans fought each other to a standstill.
What a lot of people don’t realize about gangs, in my opinion, is that a gang is not there to attack you. Eighty percent of the people in a gang are there to stop anyone from attacking them. You join a gang for protection, not to go out and hit someone.
Gangs are born of a lethal absence of hope, and hope has an address: 130 W. Bruno St. in Los Angeles, CA 90012.
These kids are looking for direction, for identification. Kids join gangs because they need a father figure or they want to be part of a group.
‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’ had two parts and 200 actors. I didn’t think it would be that successful and go to international festivals. These things just happen. You should just do films that you like doing.
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.
I’ve written a book on gangs, taught a course on gangs at Occidental.
Tom Hayden
If we grow up in these communities where we have gangs, well, what do you think we’re going to belong to? That’s what happened to me and what’s still happening to hundreds of thousands of other individuals.
The task of dealing comprehensively with gangs belongs to the city, not to law enforcement.
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.
Gangs Of Wasseypur’ was a confidence booster for me.
After ‘Gangs,’ people thought that I couldn’t speak a sentence in English or that I don’t wear jeans or, you know, I am a city girl.
Anyone who knows gangs knows that lawmakers cannot conceive of a law that would lead a hard-core gang member to ‘think twice.’
I know people in gangs; I could have went down that route.
We left my birthplace, Brooklyn, New York, in 1939 when I was 13. I enjoyed the ethnic variety and the interesting students in my public school, P.S. 134. The kids in my neighborhood were only competitive in games, although unfriendly gangs tended to define the limits of our neighborhood.
Irwin Rose
There are two types of Chinese growing up in America. One is the kind that does really well in school, with thick, thick glasses. And the other is involved with the gangs.
Whatever understanding I have of filmmaking is because of my stint as an assistant director on ‘Gangs of Wasseypur.’
I’m very fortunate. I loved school and, when I went there, race, gangs and violence were not issues. There was a feeling, gone now, that you had to be presentable. If you hadn’t combed your hair, older black ladies – complete strangers – would come up to you in the street and pull out a comb and straighten your tie.
I don’t think I constantly have to be on a promotional spree or be seen in the newspapers every day or even be part of social parties and film gangs. I’m having my own set of journey, and I am happy with it because I don’t want to be like everybody.
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.’
Whether it is kids carrying knives because they are in gangs or kids carrying knives because they are afraid of gangs, it is the gang culture that underpins the problem.
I charge my wealthy clients a lot and put 10 per cent in a fund which I use to pay the expenses of my poorer clients. When the government gangs up on the poor schnook in the street, someone has to stand up for him.
Even gang members imagine a future that doesn’t include gangs.
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.
I never messed around with gangs.
MC Ren
We lived in this ghetto during the worst excesses of the Seventies. When the tartan gangs came to wreck our estate, we had to defend it. We were barricaded in with diggers and earth-movers. It wasn’t a case of joining the Republican cause, or the IRA – we were fighting for our very existence.
I believe in the freedom of the net, but I don’t believe in the freedom of the net at the cost of having these online criminal gangs running completely loose and using the freedom of the net to steal everybody’s money and take away the trust we have.
I think we have always had a fascination for gangs and gangsters, and I think we always will.
Gangs are bastions of conditional love, and one of the ways to counteract it is to offer community, which will always trump gang, and that’s what happens at Homeboy Industries.
I love Huma Qureshi. She was amazing in ‘Gangs Of Wasseypur.’ I also love Richa Chaddha. She played a mother in ‘Gangs Of Wasseypur.’ And then I saw ‘Fukrey’ where she played a gangster, and I couldn’t believe it was the same girl.
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.
Every level of government has a role to play in combating the rise of MS-13 and other gangs, and we must crack down on the aspects of our nation‘s broken immigration system and other policies that have allowed MS-13 and other gangs to take hold in our communities and stay there.
Gangs are a part of living in Los Angeles, but you can exist in Inglewood or Culver City or anywhere else, without joining one.
My parents separated before I was 1 year old. I moved in with my aunt and uncle when I was in fourth grade. I was, like, 8 or 9 years old. I was getting in a lot of trouble when I was in Southern California. My older sisters were in gangs. My older brother was in gangs.
Already this war on gangs in California is taking money from universities to build prisons, and the universities have some clout.
Tom Hayden
‘Kahaani’ gave me popularity and ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ stardom.
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.
As much as I dislike the suggestion of single solutions to complex problems, jobs are as close as we will get to a single, effective answer to the enormous problem of gangs.
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.
I sort of understand why there is a brotherhood of Hamlets. It’s a nice part of acting; you do get to be part of gangs.
Part of the reason young people are getting involved with gangs, leading to the use of guns and knives, is not the lack of stop and search but the individualistic, consumerist society we live in.
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.
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.
I didn’t have my dad there and I had another mate who didn’t have his father, and you kind of form your own little family and that’s what gangs are, that’s why you have so many gangs now because there are so many kids without fathers that they seek their own male bonding.