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"I was a hoodlum. I was a gang member, and art saved my life." - F Murray Abraham

"One of the greatest tragedies of life is the murder of a beautiful theory by a gang of brutal facts." - Benjamin Franklin

"That's the great thing about being in a band: it's a gang for people who are too wimpy to fight. You can create a gang and have an identity and fight for something and stand up for something just by making pop songs. They're my gang members and gang members are for life, and if you try and leave, we execute you. That's the way it goes. A simple bang, back of the head, into the river, and we keep moving on." - Torquil Campbell

"O, love, love, love! Love is like a dizziness; It winna let a poor body Gang about his biziness!" - James Hogg

"At bottom, every state regards another as a gang of robbers who will fall upon it as soon as there is an opportunity." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"Critics are eunuchs at a gang bang." - George Burns

"I was raised inside the gang culture." - Kendrick Lamar

"The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight." - Jimmy Breslin

"A solution to stop gang banging: SNOW!!" - Eazy-E

"Rich Gang is a rich look." - Birdman

"I know two L.A.s. Half my life was around the house my folks had for 46 years at 3rd and Norton. The other half was in Boyle Heights on the Eastside, working with gang members." - Greg Boyle

"Gang violence in America is not a sudden problem. It has been a part of urban life for years, offering an aggressive definition and identity to those seeking a place to belong in the chaos of large metropolitan areas." - Dave Reichert

"These new bands sound like Gang of Four - if Gang of Four sucked." - Carrie Brownstein

"These new bands sound like Gang of Four - if Gang of Four sucked." - Carrie Brownstein

"I was a gang leader. Although, it was a gang for defensive purposes. It was not a gang to sell drugs." - Jack Bowman

"I have written a new book called 'The Golden Motorcycle Gang.' The premise of the book is taken from actual events in my life. My life has been dedicated to inspiring and motivating others to live their highest vision of their ideal life and offering transformational trainings that help people succeed in all aspects of their lives." - Jack Canfield

"Tailor gang they rolling up those paper planes." - Wiz Khalifa

"Even gang members imagine a future that doesnt include gangs." - Greg Boyle

"Every man is a mob, a chain gang of idiots." - Jonathan Nolan

"Government is a gang of thieves writ large." - Murray Rothbard

"A meek fellow ... is a real godsend in any gang." - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

"You tell me another gang that's got a dental plan." - Michael Keaton

"I don't gang bang but I'll bang tha thang!" - Kevin Gates

"Nothing called the "Gang Of Four" ends well." - Steven Sinofsky

"Even gang members imagine a future that doesn't include gangs." - Greg Boyle

"I have never seen a hopeful person join a gang." - Greg Boyle

"Many areas of Los Angeles have gang problems." - Ross Kemp

"Every city in the world always has a gang, a street gang, or the so-called outcasts." - Jimi Hendrix

"We ought not to demonize a single gang member, and we ought not to romanticize a single gang." - Greg Boyle

"My love is like a red, red rose That's newly sprung in June: My love is like the melody That's sweetly played in tune. How fair art thou, my bonnie lass, So deep in love am I; And I will love thee still, my dear, Till all the seas gang dry. Till all the seas gang dry, my dear, And the rocks melt with the sun; I will love thee still, my dear, While the sands of life shall run. And fare thee weel, my only love. And fare thee weel awhile! And I will come again, my love, Though it were ten thousand mile." - Robert Burns

"If young people had love, hope, true education, the arts, full and meaningful lives they won't join gangs. My life since leaving the gang and drugs has been directed to making positive what it means to be Chicano, human, man, woman, and on how to draw out the imagination and creativity that all people have." - Luis J. Rodriguez

"Whenever any American's life is taken by another American unnecessarily - whether it is done in the name of the law or in the defiance of the law, by one man or a gang, in cold blood or in passion, in an attack of violence or in response to violence - whenever we tear at the fabric of the life which another man has painfully and clumsily woven for himself and his children, the whole nation is degraded." - Robert Kennedy

"A friend of mine had his own theatre company, and he jumped me in like I was in a gang. And once I came in, it was just that simple. For the first time in my life, I felt, 'This is a career, this is a life that I think I can grow old doing.' It was love at first sight. I loved being on stage and reading these plays. It was great." - David Alan Grier

"A friend of mine had his own theater company, and he jumped me in like I was in a gang. And once I came in, it was just that simple. For the first time in my life, I felt, 'This is a career, this is a life that I think I can grow old doing.' It was love at first sight. I loved being on stage and reading these plays. It was great." - David Alan Grier

"If we take back the labor unions, the legitimate businesses, eventually they become just another street gang. Spiritually, psychologically, they've always been just a street gang." - Rudy Giuliani

"I'm not really anti-gang - I was a gang member and so was my son. I'm pro-youth, pro-community, pro-family, pro-arts, and pro-peace." - Luis J. Rodriguez

"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." - Greg Boyle

"We do know that the Bandido gang in Houston does drug deal. There are a bunch of people being convicted for heavyweight narcotics trafficking from the gang." - Bill O'Reilly

"I've never been in a gang. None of my friends have been in a gang. I've never rolled around with big entourages." - Paul Pierce

"At school, I always wanted to belong to a gang, and no one would have me. So I'd have make my own gang, but with everybody else's leftovers." - Kristin Scott Thomas

"Onstage it was always comfortable for me because that's where I felt at home. Offstage it was a different situation. I was still shy offstage and unfortunately, my shyness and my inability to communicate and really have great conversations or be part of the gang - in inverted commas - led me to the drug addiction, which, you know, blighted my life for 16 years because I thought by doing that it would make me join in." - Elton John

"The television screen is the lens through which most children learn about violence. Through the magnifying power of this lens, their everyday life becomes suffused by images of shootings, family violence, gang warfare, kidnappings, and everything else that contributes to violence in our society. It shapes their experiences long before they have had the opportunity to consent to such shaping or developed the ability to cope adequately with this knowledge." - Sissela Bok

"We must make a clear distinction between the nature of Chairman Mao's mistakes and the crimes of Lin Biao and the Gang of Four. For most of his life, Chairman Mao did very good things. Many times he saved the Party and the state from crisis. Without him the Chinese people would, at the very least, have spent much more time groping in the dark." - Deng Xiaoping

"I'm in a funny position: I've been in one band in my life and that was with my brother. As incredible as that has been, I feel like I'm missing out a little bit on being in a real rock band - or how I imagine being in a real rock band to be. It's like being in a street gang: you all wear the same leather jacket or whatever." - Eleanor Friedberger

"We will slaughter them; Bush Junior, and his international gang of bastards!" - Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

"I wasn't the leader of any gang. I was for Billy all the time." - Billy the Kid

"I'll throw ya gang-sign up, and then I'll spit on my hand." - Immortal Technique

"Being an artist means belonging to a unique, exciting gang of outlaws." - Robert Venosa

"The internal and international criminal gang will either be forced to work or simply exterminated." - Adolf Hitler

"Let me be the ring leader in your guilt gang-bang." - Chuck Palahniuk

"Ooh, ah, ooh, ah, that's the sound of the men working on the chain gang." - Sam Cooke

"Obviously, they're all a gang of idiots. But, you know... live and let live." - David Gilmour

"A good name for a gang would be The Uneducated Idiot Tough Guys." - Demetri Martin

"George Bush and his gang imagine they are being political geniuses." - Kurt Vonnegut

"The chimps' way of aggression is quick and brutal. I compare them to gang attacks." - Jane Goodall

"I was never a guy that was really good with a gang of guys anyway." - Eddie Jemison

"I suppose if a band is like a gang, it is a moment in time." - Roddy Woomble

"It is kind of weird being the last gang in town." - Steve Diggle

"The plans of mice, men and Maureen gang aft a cock-up." - Maureen Lipman

"The best laid schemes o' mice an' men gang aft agley." - Robert Burns

"The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang." - Mary Kay Ash

"What people don't understand is joining a gang ain't bad, it's cool, it's fine. When you in the hood, joining a gang it's cool because all your friends are in the gang, all your family's in the gang. We're not just killing people every night, we're just hanging out, having a good time." - Snoop Dogg

"If you can believe in God, then you can believe in anything. It's a gang mentality." - Greg Graffin

"God almighty made women and the Rockefeller gang of thieves made the ladies." - Mary Harris Jones

"Me, myself, I was a part of gang bangin', you know what I'm sayin'?" - Tone Loc

"While my cousins were gang-banging, I was trying to learn what the Internet was about." - Theophilus London

"I'm strong. I like to mother people, look after people. I lead the gang." - Vicky Mcclure

"We need to get serious about combating gang violence on Long Island, and the entire nation." - Tim Bishop

"God almighty made women and the Rockefeller gang of thieves made the ladies." - Mother Jones

"Shootouts are not gunfights of honor, they're gang wars and racial riots." - Jessica Savitch

"A general loathing of a gang or sect usually has some sound basis in instinct." - Ezra Pound

"Beating the tea party gang is more important than who does the beating." - Arlen Specter

"I love attention. If I see a gang of girls? That makes me dance even more!" - Chris Brown

"All my life I've been involved with racial politics. I was a Freedom Rider in the South. I was the author of books on gang violence, I was a community organizer in Newark, New Jersey, and when I spoke to the Black Caucus, congressional and state, I realized they were going all the way for Hillary [Clinton] and so was the Latino caucus in Sacramento and I asked myself this question: "Do I really want to cast my vote against these people who have been central to my life and to the soul of the country?" And so I went with them. Period." - Tom Hayden

"A highwayman is as much a robber when he plunders in a gang as when single; and a nation that makes an unjust war is only a great gang." - Benjamin Franklin

"The most dangerous kind of girl involvement with gangs is one where the girls are just sort of hanging around the gang boys or even being part of the male gang." - Meda Chesney-Lind

"I rode in a gang. We robbed trains, banks, held people ransom. We killed people we didn't like. Bill Williamson was in that gang. If I don't capture my former brother-in-arms, great harm will befall my family." - John Marston

"And you're standing on our streets where Hector was the first of the gang with a gun in his hand and the first to do time The first of the gang to die / oh my" - Steven Morrissey

"Three thousand jurisdictions across the U.S. are estimated to have had gang activity in 2001. In 2002, 32% of cities with a population of 25 to 50 thousand reported a gang-related homicide." - Bob Filner

"W a gang member, and especially in a Latino gang, gets jumped in, and then he's given a name, and he has that name forever, but it's not so much the name as being called by name." - Greg Boyle

"[Patriotism] ...is a word which always commemorates a robbery. There isn't a foot of land in the world which doesn't represent the ousting and re-ousting of a longline of successive "owners" who each in turn, as "patriots" with proud swelling hearts defended it against the next gang of "robbers" who came to steal it and did - and became swelling-hearted patriots in their turn." - Mark Twain

"The State is a gang of thieves writ large - the most immoral, grasping and unscrupulous individuals in any society." - Murray Rothbard

"80 percent of any gang is not there to attack someone. They're there so no one will attack them." - Michael Caine

"O, love, love, love! Love is like a dizziness; It winna let a poor body Gang about his biziness!" - James Hogg

"We have no intention of ignoring or appeasing history's latest gang of fanatics trying to murder their way to power." - Dick Cheney

"That proves something- that a gang of wild animals can be stopped, simply because they're still human." - Harper Lee

"Breakin down the weed about to make a plane, a hundred niggas wit me all reppin taylor gang." - Wiz Khalifa

"If you want to feel humor too exquisite and subtle for translation, sit invisibly among a gang of Negro workers." - W E B Du Bois

"So if you're a gang member and you would normally be killing somebody, why not kill a white person?" - Sister Souljah

"Loyalty is that for the lack of which your gang will shoot you without benefit of trial by jury." - Robert Frost

"Giving Magic the basketball is like giving Hitler an army, Jesse James a gang, or Genghis Khan a horse." - James Patrick Murray

"The banks refused to deal with us, and they are still refusing, because of American gang-like actions." - Ismail Haniyeh

"The gang serves lies, the passionate Man plays his part; the cold passion for truth Hunts in no pack." - Robinson Jeffers

"But sports carried me away from being in a gang, or being associated with drugs. Sports was my way out." - Lebron James

"If you want to be in with a gang then you have to go along with hiding people's things." - Louise Burfitt-Dons

"I'm not really part of any group or clique or gang because that's always been my nature." - Jack Dee

"The peace and justice movement has to expand and not run away from the plight of gang members." - Tom Hayden

"We need to send a clear message to gang members that violent crime will not be tolerated." - Tim Bishop

"The Black Panther Party was not a gang. They grew out of a young black intelligentsia on college campuses." - Bobby Seale

"Thank you for the music, Sleater-Kinney. This gang of three was the best American punk rock band ever. Ever." - Rob Sheffield

"Truly huge artistic collaboration on the Internet seems to work only if the gang has a well-defined objective." - Clive Thompson

"A demagogue is a person with whom we disagree as to which gang should mismanage the country." - Don Marquis

"What a lot of people dont 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." - Michael Caine

"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." - Michael Caine

"Well, I believe she went in to rescue some Raggers from the pits," Cuffs said. "She wasn't all that specific." "She went in to rescue - why would she do that?" Amon gripped the ironwork, studying the streetlord's face. Was he lying? And if so, what was the purpose? "Guess she's kind of taken with us," Cuffs said. "You know, the glamor of the gang life and all. Getting beat up every other day, arrested for crimes you didn't commit, long nights in gaol, sleeping in the cold and wet. It's...seductive." He raised an eyebrow." - Cinda Williams Chima

"Well, I believe she went in to rescue some Raggers from the pits," Cuffs said. "She was' all that specific." "She went in to rescue - why would she do that?" Amon gripped the ironwork, studying the streetlord's face. Was he lying? And if so, what was the purpose? "Guess she's kind of taken with us," Cuffs said. "You know, the glamor of the gang life and all. Getting beat up every other day, arrested for crimes you did' commit, long nights in gaol, sleeping in the cold and wet. It"s...seductive." He raised an eyebrow." - Cinda Williams Chima

"For, like almost everyone else in our country, I started out with my share of optimism. I believed in hard work and progress and action, but now, after first being 'for' society and then 'against' it, I assign myself no rank or any limit, and such an attitude is very much against the trend of the times. But my world has become one of infinite possibilities. What a phrase - still it's a good phrase and a good view of life, and a man shouldn't accept any other; that much I've learned underground. Until some gang succeeds in putting the world in a strait jacket, its definition is possibility." - Ralph Ellison

"Life delights in life." - William Blake

"Life attracts life." - Paulo Coelho

"Life - life - let there be life!" - William Ernest Henley

"Girls come to the gang for very different reasons than boys. For boys in marginalized communities, they have a gender problem, and they solve it often through gang membership. They find an ability to do masculinity in a way that reasserts their importance in a society that mostly ignores them. For girls, they're coming out of more damaged backgrounds. Their families are often the reason they get propelled into gang membership." - Meda Chesney-Lind

"The influence of the Gang of Four should not be underrated, but it should be noted that 97 or 98 per cent of the population hate them intensely for their crimes. This was shown by the mass movement against the Gang of Four which erupted at Tiananmen Square on April 5, 1976, when the Gang were still riding high, Chairman Mao was critically ill and Premier Zhou had passed away." - Deng Xiaoping

"Life alone can rekindle life." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"Life eats life to live." - Dejan Stojanovic

"The best-laid schemes o' mice an' men, Gang aft a-gley, And leave us nought but grief and pain, For promised joy." - James Drummond Burns

"A society that robs an individual of the product of his effort ... is not strictly speaking a society, but a mob held together by institutionalized gang violence." - Ayn Rand

"What's the safest thing to be when one is met by a gang of social outcasts in an alley? ...No, another social outcast!" - S E Hinton

"Oh spare me, being stuck in your bedroom is not like prison. You don't have to worry about being gang-raped in your bedroom." - Justin Halpern

"When the State wishes to endow an academy or university, it grants it a tract of forest land: one saw represents an academy, a gang, a university." - Henry David Thoreau

"I have never supported amnesty, and I led the fight against Chuck Schumer's gang of eight amnesty legislation in the Senate." - Ted Cruz

"When your government, employer, landlord, merchant, banker and local sports team gang up to picture, digitize and permanently record your every activity, you are placed under unprecedented control." - William Safire

"The best-laid schemes o' mice an' men, Gang aft a-gley, And leave us nought but grief and pain, For promised joy." - Robert Burns

"Many of the women in Los Angeles are part of the notorious gang culture, and they will forever have my gratitude for, you know, letting me live." - Jennifer Harrison

"Then gently scan your brother man, Still gentler sister woman; Though they may gang a kennin' wrang, To step aside is human." - Robert Burns

"The troblemakers in Hungary are the Jews... they demoralize our country and they are the leaders of the revolutionary gang that is torturing Hungary." - Jozsef Mindszenty

"I don't want a gang of shouting, arguing, law-breaking photographers to camp out everywhere we are, all day every day, to continue traumatizing my kids," - Jennifer Garner

"Pledge allegiance to your principles, your family, your faith, but don't be foolish enough to pledge allegiance to a gang of thieves." - Llewellyn Rockwell

"[T]he nags ... the national association of gals, that's our pet name for the NOW gang ... the nags are a bunch of whores to liberalism." - Rush Limbaugh

"There are some good people in it, but the orchestra as a whole is equivalent to a gang bent on destruction." - John Cage

"Sunnis consider Shias a pack of unwholesome fanatics and Shias consider Sunnis a gang of lukewarm no-goods - there's nothing like religion for spreading brotherly love!" - Dervla Murphy

"Apparently my street has a leaf blower gang who tag team all day, so the sounds of the leaf blower are forever blowing from dawn to dusk." - Bob Saget

"Pot is like a gang of Mexican bandits in your brain. They wait for thoughts to come down the road, then tie them up and thrash them." - Kevin Rooney

"Getting along with the gang in one place is not any harder than getting along in another. It depends about 98 percent on your own behavior." - Norman Vincent Peale

"We've begin a nationwide effort to remove criminal aliens, gang members, drug dealers and others who pose a threat to public safety." - Donald Trump

"Whatever sentence is passed on the Gang of Four won't be excessive. They brought harm to millions upon millions of people." - Deng Xiaoping

"All the drug dealers and gang members with whom I dealt had [a cell phone] long before any police officer I knew did." - Marc Goodman

"When [Marco] Rubio won the election, he was a Tea Party darling, he was a Tea Party favorite. What happened? "Gang of Eight"." - Rush Limbaugh

"I'll have you shot, you bastard! I'll get a gang of crooks and immigrants to cut off your skin and then I'll eat it all up!" - Norman Tebbit

"Trying to maintain order during a legalized gang brawl involving 80 toughs with a little whistle, a hanky and a ton of prayer." - Anonymous

"Give my regards to Broadway, Remember me to Herald Square. Tell all the gang at Forty-second Street That I will soon be there." - George M Cohan

"Be a star out your gang & aim above the clouds, and if you miss, you at least be amongst your own crowd." - Blu

"The best laid schemes o' mice and men Gang aft a-gley; And leave us naught but grief and pain For promised joy." - Robert Burns

"Then gently scan your brother man, Still gentler sister woman; Tho' they may gang a kennin wrang, To step aside is human." - Robert Burns

"The best laid schemes o' mice an' men Gang aft a-gley, An' lea'e us nought but grief an' pain For promis'd joy." - Robert Burns

"Let's sum up: an unknown number of enemies with unknown capabilities, supported by a gang of madmen, packs of attack animals, and superhumanly intelligent pocket change." - Jim Butcher

"We couldn't get along without him. We needed Johnny as much as he needed the gang. And for the same reason." - S E Hinton

"Liquor prohibition led to the rise of organized crime in America, and drug prohibition has led to the rise of the gang problems we have now." - Drew Carey

"Voters tell politicians what they want through the ballot box. Constantly second-guessing them by speculating whether the parties should gang up on each other misses the point." - Nick Clegg

"When I was young, running with a gang was a cool thing to do; that's how you get popular; that's how you get the girls." - Martin Compston

"Now nobody get nervous, you ain't got nothing to fear. You're being robbed by the John Dillinger Gang, that's the best there is!" - John Dillinger



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