Pablo Escobar Quotes

Who was Pablo Escobar?

Quotes by Pablo Escobar on The Cite Site Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria was a Colombian drug lord and leader of the Medellín Cartel.

Nicknamed 'The King of Cocaine', Escobar was the wealthiest criminal in history.

He became a pop culture icon and his life has been dramatized in many songs and movies.

Born December 1, 1949
Died December 2, 1993
Aged 44 years old

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Best 60 Quotes by Pablo Escobar – Page 1 of 2

“All empires are created of blood and fire.”

“Being poor does not make you humble and being humble does not mean that you are poor.”

“Dirty money is in all economic sectors of the country.”

“Everyone has a price, the important thing is to find out what it is.”

“Friends are those who see you crying and say: Who do we kill?”

“From hunger, mischief was born.”

“Geniuses are always branded as crazy.”

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“He is not wiser who reads more, but who understands better.”

“How do you solve all the problems in life? With silver millet.”

“I always get what I want, and when I don't it's because I didn't want it.”

“I am not a rich person. I am a poor person with money.”

“I am Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria. My eyes are everywhere. That means you guys can’t move a finger in all of Antioquia without me knowing about it. Do you understand? Not a finger. One day, I’m going to be president of the Republic of Colombia. So look, I make deals for a living. Now, you can stay calm and accept my deal, or accept the consequences.”

“I can replace things, but I could never replace my wife and kids.”

“I don’t want to be good. I am going to be great.”

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“I have always considered myself a happy man. I’ve always been happy, I’ve always been optimistic, I’ve always had faith in life because I think the most difficult times always bring something. It brings experience, and it’s the greatest thing to have in life.”

“I know every centimeter of these mountains. From here, we can see anything coming. And we have enough space to build whatever we want. We’re going to design it… we’re going to build it… and we will be protected from all our enemies.”

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“Nobody should pin their hopes on a miracle.”

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“I prefer to be in the grave in Colombia than in a jail cell in the United States.”

“I turned myself in to that punk, the vice minister of justice. But since there is no justice in this country, he is the vice minister of nothing.”

“I would like to die on my own two feet. In the year 3047.”

“I'm a decent man who exports flowers.”

“I’ll die before I ever leave Colombia again.”

“I’ll never surrender.”

“I’m sometimes accused of drug trafficking. It’s an activity that for the time being, historically, shall we say has been declared illegal. It’s illegal at the moment, but in the long run and in the future, we’re going to show that it will head toward legalization.”

“If it still hurts, you still care.”

“If there’s one thing I’ve learned in the narco world, it’s that life is more complicated than you think. Good and bad, they’re relative concepts.”

“In a world of hypocrites, the sincere are the bad ones.”

“In modern business, it is not the crook who is to be feared most, it is the honest man who doesn’t know what he is doing.”

“It is easy to criticize, when the problem is not yours.”

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“Lies are necessary when the truth is too difficult to believe.”

“Life is full of surprises, some good, some not so good.”

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“Packy watched her walk away, her perfect heart-shaped rear end testing the confines of her tight black dress. There was a God. Packy was now certain of it. How else could such heart-stopping beauty be accounted for? Such a thing could not be the product of a random universe. A flower, maybe. A rainbow, perhaps. But not Venus Versailles.”

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