Pablo Escobar quotes

Born
1 December 1949 Rionegro, Colombia.

Died
2 December 1993.

Occupation
drug lord.

Pablo Escobar was a Colombian drug lord and narcoterrorist. His cartel supplied an estimated 80% of the cocaine smuggled into the United States at the height of his career, turning over US$21.9 billion a year in personal income.

I can replace things, but I could never replace my wife and kids.
– Pablo Escobar
Dirty money is in all economic sectors of the country.
– Pablo Escobar
Everyone has a price, the important thing is to find out what it is.
– Pablo Escobar
There can only be one king.
– Pablo Escobar
Sometimes I am God, if I say a man dies, he dies that same day.
– Pablo Escobar
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.
– Pablo Escobar
Life is full of surprises, some good, some not so good.
– Pablo Escobar
I’m a decent man who exports flowers.
– Pablo Escobar
I prefer to be in the grave in Colombia than in a jail cell in the United States.
– Pablo Escobar
All empires are created of blood and fire.
– Pablo Escobar
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.
– Pablo Escobar
Only those who went hungry with me and stood by me when I went through a bad time at some point in life will eat at my table.
– Pablo Escobar
The problem is not a matter of money. The problem is a matter of dignity.
– Pablo Escobar
Sometimes I feel like God…when I order someone killed – they die the same day.
– Pablo Escobar
There are two hundred million idiots, manipulated by a million intelligent men.
– Pablo Escobar
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.
– Pablo Escobar