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gangs Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about gangs
  1. #1
    “I was making good money too, and it was honestly hard to consider walking away from it.”
  2. #2
    “When people say it’s for life, it’s for life. You gotta be willing to die in it or die for it. You want out?”
  3. #3
    “Mogadishu was like the postapocalyptic world of Mel Gibson’s Mad Max movies, a world ruled by roving gangs of armed thugs. They were here to rout the worst of the warlords and restore sanity and civilization.”
  4. #4
    “Homeboy Industries can only hire and help a finite number of gang members. Though thousands have found assistance, it remains a tiny drop in a pretty deep bucket.”
  5. #5
    “Why, there’s my grandkids now.” She pointed us out with a spatula. “They’re from Chicago. Gangs run that town, you know,” she told the kid. “My grandson’s in a gang, so you don’t want to mess with him. He’s meaner than he looks.”
  6. #6
    “He had a natural wall from behind which he could look at them. His crime was an anchor weighing him safely in time; it added to him a certain confidence which his gun and knife did not. He was outside his family now, over and beyond them. They were incapable of thinking that he had done such a thing. And he had done something which even he had not thought possible.”
  7. #7
    “Our one rule besides, Stick together is, Don’t get caught.”
  8. #8
    “You take up for your buddies no matter what they do. When you’re in a gang, you stick up for the members.”
  9. #9
    “Recruiting brutal young roughs for the police. Proposing debilitating and will-sapping techniques of conditioning… Before we know where we are we shall have the full apparatus of totalitarianism.”
  10. #10
    “I’ve just been handed this bulletin--Commissioner James Gordon has been shot and killed--oops! Sorry, folks I read it wrong...Gordon has shot and killed a seventeen-year-old member of the mutant gang...”