Quotations that match 'gangs'.

Where I come from, a lot of people didn't have money, but they didn't have gangs or drugs either. Kristin Davis
[ Come Either Gangs Lot Money Where]
The great nations have always acted like gangsters, and the small nations like prostitutes. Stanley Kubrick
[ Acted Always Gangsters Great Nations Small]
We had an apartment on west side of Central Park. The rent was very reasonable. We found out later that it belonged to a gangster called Legs Diamond and it was a front to his headquarters. It was fine. James Stewart
[ Apartment Belonged Called Central Diamond Fine Found Front Gangster Had Headquarters His Later Legs Out Park Reasonable Rent Side Very West]
I had the advantage of reading the book, and when the script was first submitted to me, it was just another gangster story - the east side taking over the west side and all that. Edward G. Robinson
[ Advantage Another Book East First Gangster Had Just Over Reading Script Side Story Submitted Taking West]
Like art and politics, gangsterism is a very important avenue of assimilation into society. E. L. Doctorow
[ Art Assimilation Avenue Important Into Politics Society Very]
I would suggest that teachers show their students concrete examples of the negative effects of the actions that gangsta rappers glorify. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
[ Actions Concrete Effects Examples Gangsta Glorify Negative Rappers Show Students Suggest Teachers Their Would]
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. Hamid Karzai
[ Certain Criminals Explanation Eyes Gangs Gentlemen Governments Killers Ladies Now Own Past Political Purposes Simple Terrorism Their Unfortunately Used Very]
The Italian gangster thing has become a form of the modern-day Western. Armand Assante
[ Become Form Gangster Italian Modern-Day Thing Western]
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. Robert Anton Wilson
[ Between Border Each Fixed Fought Gangs Just Last Marks Other Place Real Rival Standstill Unreal Where]
I have consciously not taken the role of a gangster, which has been offered to me far too many times. Stanley Tucci
[ Been Consciously Far Gangster Many Offered Role Taken Times Too Which]
I've always been into films. I've been offered lots of films but they've always been these very stereotypical roles. They wanted me to play some gangster or street guy, or pimp, drug addict. Lenny Kravitz
[ Addict Always Been Films Gangster Guy Into Lots Offered Pimp Play Roles Some Stereotypical Street These Very Wanted]
Also, I preached to gangs on the streets of Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx - and miracles began to happen. David Wilkerson
[ Also Began Bronx Brooklyn Gangs Happen Manhattan Miracles Preached Streets]
Unfortunately, my district like many others across the country has a problem with gangs, which is why I introduced this amendment. Bob Filner
[ Across Amendment Country District Gangs Introduced Many Others Problem Unfortunately Which Why]
We did not get any money from the early records. It was all taken by crooked managers. It is just a gangster's paradise. Robert Wyatt
[ Any Crooked Did Early Gangster Get Just Managers Money Paradise Records Taken]
We got into all the trouble you could ever imagine. We figured that if the Jones boys and all the gangsters ran Chicago, we had our own territory now. All the stores, all the crime, we were in charge of everything, my stepbrother and my brother. Quincy Jones
[ Boys Brother Charge Chicago Could Crime Ever Everything Figured Gangsters Got Had Imagine Into Jones Now Our Own Ran Stores Territory Trouble Were]
I consciously decided not to be a 'London' actor. Those gangster movies made a lot of East End actors think they were movie stars. And I was very aware that they were going to go out of fashion. Eddie Marsan
[ Actor Actors Aware Consciously Decided East End Fashion Gangster Go Going London Lot Made Movie Movies Out Stars Think Those Very Were]
To me, the 90's signaled the end of glam rock, the beginning of gangsta rap, and hopefully the beginning and end of boy bands. Shane West
[ Bands Beginning Boy End Gangsta Glam Hopefully Rap Rock]
People are more violently opposed to fur than leather because it's safer to harass rich women than motorcycle gangs. Alexei Sayle
[ Because Fur Gangs Harass Leather More Motorcycle Opposed Rich Safer Than Violently Women]
George Raft may or may not have gone both ways, but he was very sensitive to what they said about him, and it was one factor why he decided to play all those gangsters in the movies. Cesar Romero
[ Both Decided Factor Gangsters George Gone Him May Movies Play Raft Said Sensitive Those Very Ways Why]
As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster. Nicholas Pileggi
[ Always Back Far Gangster Remember Wanted]
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. Quincy Jones
[ Also America Biggest Black Block Chicago Depression During Every Gangster Ghetto Ground Heart Practically Probably Too Were White]
Americans accept that gangsters are running the government. Tim Robbins
[ Accept Americans Gangsters Government Running]
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. Donnie Yen
[ America Chinese Does Gangs Glasses Growing Involved Kind Other Really School Thick Two Types Up Well]
West Side Story was terribly important because of the style of the dancing and the gangs of New York. Vincente Minnelli
[ Because Dancing Gangs Important New Side Story Style Terribly West York]
I don't think any gay dude is gangsta, period. Method Man
[ Any Dude Gangsta Gay Period Think]
The greatest nations have all acted like gangsters and the smallest like prostitutes. Stanley Kubrick
[ Acted Gangsters Greatest Nations Smallest]
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! Dominic Monaghan
[ Bit Blown Character Gangster Head Just Looked Love Might Off Play Say Think Too Young]
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. Bobby Scott
[ Allow Ample Assistance Boys Decent Families Gangs Girls Homes Jobs Joining Live Money Needed Prevent Recreation Their Them Training Well]
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
[ Concentration Control Few Frequently Gangsters Get Hands History Men Mentality Power Proven Remember Too Where]
I believe that I understand gangs better than others. Because they're formed out of necessity. They're formed by people to keep from being suppressed. Jack Bowman
[ Because Being Believe Better Formed Gangs Keep Necessity Others Out Suppressed Than Understand]
I've written a book on gangs, taught a course on gangs at Occidental. Tom Hayden
[ Book Course Gangs Taught Written]
In fact, street gangs are the primary distributor of illegal drugs in the United States. Dave Reichert
[ Distributor Fact Gangs Illegal Primary States Street United]
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. Todd McFarlane
[ Audiences Book Comic Couple Days Gangs Goes Gotten Grow More Need Older Rival Sophisticated Stories Story Them Think Up Works Wrong]
I definitely would like to do something serious. Not like a love story, but serious like maybe a gangster or a mobster. A gang or a mob movie would be great. Jason Mewes
[ Definitely Gang Gangster Great Love Maybe Mob Movie Serious Something Story Would]
But, Eminem... No, I've loved rap for a long time, especially when it got out of its first period and became this gangsta rap, ya know this heavy rap thing? That's when I started to fall in love with it. I loved the lyrics. I loved the beat. Alan Vega
[ Beat Became Eminem Especially Fall First Gangsta Got Heavy Know Long Love Loved Lyrics Out Period Rap Started Thing Time Ya]
But I was also a brat. I used to belong to a gang that went looking for fights with other gangs. Thomas Keneally
[ Also Belong Brat Fights Gang Gangs Looking Other Used Went]
Westerns was why I got into the business. I grew up on a small farm in California and all I ever wanted to do was to play gangsters and cowboys in movies. Brion James
[ Business California Cowboys Ever Farm Gangsters Got Grew Into Movies Play Small Up Wanted Westerns Why]
How many gangsters you know, from Al Capone up to John Gotti, been gay? Method Man
[ Al Been Capone Gangsters Gay How John Know Many Up]
Already this war on gangs in California is taking money from universities to build prisons, and the universities have some clout. Tom Hayden
[ Already Build California Clout Gangs Money Prisons Some Taking Universities War]
My strangest media moment a photo session they all had dressed up like 50 gangsters. That was pretty cool. We have to get some more of those kind of photos sometimes. Kerry King
[ Cool Dressed Gangsters Get Had Kind Media Moment More Photo Photos Pretty Session Some Sometimes Strangest Those Up]
I decided that if the police couldn't catch the gangsters, I'd create a fellow who could. Chester Gould
[ Catch Could Create Decided Fellow Gangsters Police]
How did we suddenly become entranced with gangster culture? I saw it this morning on campus. When did the black community say we should all look like criminals? Tim Reid
[ Become Black Campus Community Criminals Culture Did Entranced Gangster How Look Morning Saw Say Should Suddenly]
I'm in prison. But my heart and mind is free. Gangsta haters on the streets are doing more time than me. They need 30 police escorts with them every time they walk down the street. Suge Knight
[ Doing Down Every Free Gangsta Haters Heart Mind More Need Police Prison Street Streets Than Them Time Walk]