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1. "Sen beni öpersen belki de askimiz pratik karsilik bulurNe ikna edici bir intihar girisimidir simdi göz göze gelmakElbette ata binmek gibidir seni sevmek sevgilimElbette gayet rasyoneldir attan atlamak -Freud diye bir sey yoktur.Sen beni öpersen belki de ben gangsterlesirimBelki de sair olurum seni de aldiririm yanimaBilesin; gögsümde hangi yöne açmis tek gülsünYani ya bu eller öpülür, ya sen öldürülürsün. -Haydi iç de çay koyayim."
Author: Ah Muhsin Ünlü
2. "Now in those days, my brothers, the teaming up was mostly by fours and fives, these being like auto-teams, for being a comfy number for an auto, and six being the outside limit for gang-size. Sometimes gangs would gang up so as to make like malenky armies for big nightwar, but mostly it was best to roam in these like small numbers."
Author: Anthony Burgess
3. "The Italian gangster thing has become a form of the modern-day Western."
Author: Armand Assante
4. "What are kingdoms without justice? They're just gangs of bandits."
Author: Augustine Of Hippo
5. "The principle of compulsory service, embodied in the system of conscription, lias been the means by which modem dictators and military gangs have shackled their people after a coup d'état, and bound them to their own aggressive purposes. In view of the great service that conscription has rendered to tyranny and war, it is fundamentally shortsighted for any liberty-loving and peace-desiring peoples to maintain it as an imagined safeguard, lest they become the victims of the monster they have helped to preserve."
Author: B.H. Liddell Hart
6. "And what is needed to prevent them from joining gangs was ample recreation for boys as well as girls, jobs and internships for training and money, and assistance to allow their families to live in decent homes."
Author: Bobby Scott
7. "I decided that if the police couldn't catch the gangsters, I'd create a fellow who could."
Author: Chester Gould
8. "I'm the number-one fan of gangster movies."
Author: David Chase
9. "When a woman once asked Joe how he could come from such a magnificent home and such a good family and still become a gangster, Joe's answer was two-pronged: (a) he wasn't a gangster, he was an outlaw; (b) he came from a magnificent house not a magnificent home."
Author: Dennis Lehane
10. "I'd love to play a gangster but I think people might say I looked a bit too young and cheeky to play a character who'd just blown someones head off!"
Author: Dominic Monaghan
11. "Like art and politics, gangsterism is a very important avenue of assimilation into society."
Author: E. L. Doctorow
12. "It was a grungy, dangerous, bankrupt city without normal services most of the time. The garbage piled up and stank during long strikes of the sanitation workers. A major blackout led to days and days of looting. We gay guys wore whistles around our necks so we could summon help from other gay men when we were attacked on the streets by gangs living in the projects between Greenwich Village and the West Side leather bars...The upside was that the city was inexpensive…"
Author: Edmund White
13. "The complex human eye harvests light. It perceives seven to ten million colors through a synaptic flash: one-tenth of a second from retina to brain. Homo sapiens gangs up to 70 percent of its sense receptors solely for vision, to anticipate danger and recognize reward, but also—more so—for beauty."
Author: Ellen Meloy
14. "Vahi ja vaata! Nad ehitavad relvatehaseid, sest nad tahavad rahu; nad ehitavad koonduslaagreid, sest nad armastavad tõde; õiglus on iga erakondliku hulluse kattevari, poliitilised gangsterid on lunastajad, ning vabadus on igasuguse võimuahnuse lipukiri."
Author: Erich Maria Remarque
15. "I knew so many gangsters, and I call on that experience with them for characters."
Author: Frank Vincent
16. "When gangs took over the [abandoned public land in Philadelphia] and the neighborhood took a turn for the worse, horses became a way of saving lives. By getting boys interested in raising a horse rather than killing another human being, these cowboys gave the youth something positive: father figures, focus, and the ability to stand tall."
Author: G. Neri
17. "When people say, "I've told you fifty times," / They mean to scold, and very often do; / When poets say, "I've written fifty rhymes," / They make you dread that they 'II recite them too;In gangs of fifty, thieves commit their crimes; / At fifty love for love is rare, 't is true, / But then, no doubt, it equally as true is, / A good deal may be bought for fifty Louis."
Author: George Gordon Byron
18. "Little boys run in gangs, grown men organise teams."
Author: Habeeb Akande
19. "That's why I like you, he would say. You're unpredictable. You have no code. Really, Henry—and he would give a hearty guffaw—you're essentially treacherous. If we ever make a new world you'll have no place in it. You don't seem to understand what it means to give and take. You're an intellectual hobo… At times I don't understand you at all. You're always gay and affable, almost sociable, and yet … well, you have no loyalties. I try to be friends with you … we were friends once, you remember … but you've changed … you're hard inside … you're untouchable. God, you think I'm hard … I'm just cocky, pugnacious, full of spirits. You're the one who's hard. You're a gangster, do you know that? He chuckled. Yes, Henry, that's what you are—you're a spiritual gangster. I don't trust you."
Author: Henry Miller
20. "Gangsta to us didn't have anything to do with Al Capone and stuff like that. It's just about living your life the way you want to live it. And you're not going to let nothing stop you."
Author: Ice Cube
21. "The gangs of arrogant thieves that can rob you of your success are your own doubts, fears and low self-image. Get them arrested and kept distances apart and you and your accomplishments are secured."
Author: Israelmore Ayivor
22. "Authors of light pieces have, nobody knows why, a genius for getting into minor difficulties: they walk into the wrong apartments, they drink furniture polish for stomach bitters, they drive their cars into the prize tulip beds of haughty neighbors, they playfully slap gangsters, mistaking them for old school friends."
Author: James Thurber
23. "Because I'm on the phone, Mom!""Fooling around with your friends again! Who is that?""Ahmadinejad.""Oh, my goodness! What is he saying?""That he wants to see Jeezy at the Beacon tonight. Putin's going too. He scalped a ticket from Kim Jong Il. All tha gangstas are going.""Don't be so fresh, young man!""Gotta go," he says to me. "Enemy forces have dropped a Momshell.""Fall back, solider. Over and out."
Author: Jennifer Donnelly
24. "Christmas ought to be brought up to date," Maria said. "It ought to have gangsters, and aeroplanes and a lot of automatic pistols."
Author: John Masefield
25. "In her mind the U.S. was nothing more and nothing less than a país overrun by gangsters, putas, and no-accounts. Its cities swarmed with machines and industry, as thick with sinvergüencería as Santo Domingo was with heat, a cuco shod in iron, exhaling fumes, with the glittering promise of coin deep in the cold lightless shaft of its eyes."
Author: Junot Díaz
26. "Most rich people have a gangster in their ancestry somewhere."
Author: Ken Follett
27. "Im not a gangster, I'm just a brother who fights back."
Author: Kevin Zarbailov
28. "I don't only like rap music. There's everything from R&B to crazy gangster rap, hip hop... everything! But it all blends together nicely. It's like a magical music rainbow."
Author: Kreayshawn
29. "We talked about phonies. We talked about truth. We talked about gangsters; we talked about business. We talked about the nice poor people who went to the electric chair; and we talked about the rich bastards who didn't. We talked about religious people who had perversions. We talked about a lot of things.We got drunk."
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
30. "I'm a gangster, and gangsters don't ask questions."
Author: Lil Wayne
31. "You're inviting us to the rooftop populated with the people the gangs are after?" Deret hollered."Given that we're planning ways to collapse your rooftop onto the makarovi milling in the factory, we thought you'd find it a more appealing perch."
Author: Lindsay Buroker
32. "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."
Author: Lord Acton
33. "BALLROOMS OF MARS""You gonna look fine Be primed for dancing You're gonna trip and glide All on the trembling plane Your diamond hands Will be stacked with roses And wind and cars And people of the past I'll call you thing Just when the moon sings And place your face in stone Upon the hill of stars And gripped in the arms Of the changeless madman We'll dance our lives away In the Ballrooms of Mars You talk about day I'm talking 'bout night time When the monsters call out The names of men Bob Dylan knows And I bet Alan Freed did There are things in night That are better not to behold You dance With your lizard leather boots on And pull the strings That change the faces of men You diamond browed hag You're a gutter-gaunt gangster John Lennon knows your name And I've seen his"
Author: Marc Bolan
34. "I've played some gangster roles, but that's obviously not me. When you're an Italian-American New York actor, it's just an easy way to get cast."
Author: Michael Imperioli
35. "Some of your worst gangsters are guys who were very low-key."
Author: Mickey Rourke
36. "When we die, our souls still live. If you are a gangster or a bastard or a crook, your soul inhabits a donkey or something terrible."
Author: Mohamed Al Fayed
37. "We were in the heart of the ghetto in Chicago during the Depression, and every block - it was probably the biggest black ghetto in America - every block also is the spawning ground practically for every gangster, black and white, in America too."
Author: Quincy Jones
38. "Having a persona people recognize, it's the thing that probably gets you paid the most - but it's also the thing that virtually every actor in the world doesn't want. 'Cause, like, no one would believe me if I wanted to play something ultra-realistic, like a gangster or something."
Author: Robert Pattinson
39. "You take up for your buddies, no matter what they do. When you're a gang, you stick up for the members. If you don't stick up for them, stick together, make like brothers, it isn't a gang anymore. It's a pack. A snarling, distrustful, bickering park like the Socs in their social clubs or the street gangs in New York or the wolves in the timber."
Author: S.E. Hinton
40. "With him big Phil from Notting Hill an old "face" from the sixties a pin up gangster with a "mars bar" weal scraping his left cheek and of course two "wag" slags in tow trussed up like French Poodles with "Bratz babe" stares and Gucci Handbags"
Author: Saira Viola
41. "Old Americana vintage gangster stuff has a fantastical feel; it feels less dirty in a way. It feels like the opera of crime."
Author: Shia LaBeouf
42. "The great nations have always acted like gangsters, and the small nations like prostitutes."
Author: Stanley Kubrick
43. "I have consciously not taken the role of a gangster, which has been offered to me far too many times."
Author: Stanley Tucci
44. "I did 'Gangs of New York' with Martin Scorsese, and they used to call me 'Little Joe Pesci' on the set."
Author: Stephen Graham
45. "I reread Mesrine's book every year because the way the story is told is fascinating. Today, we don't have gangsters like Mesrine - he had humor."
Author: Thomas Langmann
46. "Everybody who is anyone wanted to meet a real life gangster, and here's Joey Gallo hitting the scene. What more could you want with a gangster? He looked the part. They call it gangster chic. He dressed like the 'Reservoir Dogs' - black suit, white shirt, skinny black tie. You know, he had the whole look down. And the big shades, of course."
Author: Tom Folsom
47. "I've written a book on gangs, taught a course on gangs at Occidental."
Author: Tom Hayden
48. "Der Umgangston ist recht »modern« - von Anfang an sage ich zu meinen Eltern du."
Author: Tomas Tranströmer
49. "I loathe popular pulp, I loathe go-go gangs, I loathe jungle music, I loathe science fiction with its gals and goons, suspense and suspensories. I especially loathe vulgar movies—cripples raping nuns under tables, or naked-girl breasts squeezing against the tanned torsos of repulsive young males. And, really, I don't think I mock popular trash more often than do other authors who believe with me that a good laugh is the best pesticide."
Author: Vladimir Nabokov
50. "Honour is a homicide and a bloodspiller, that gangs about making frays in the street; but Credit is a decent honest man, that sits at hame and makes the pat play."
Author: Walter Scott

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