35 Famous Scarface Quotes

Scarface, one of the greatest movies created in history, was born in the year 1983. Lead by Tony Montana, a refugee from Cuba traveled to America to fulfill his American dream. Described as tough, impatient, and aspires for more, his character did not end well in the movie despite its attained success.

His role might be in question, yet he conveys wisdom from his words. The quotes furnish from this masterpiece contributes only small details of the entire film, yet it constantly serves as reminders to people and viewer that life has more to offer other than success and money.

In this article, we have collected a few of the best quotes from the movie, which truly ignites the emotions, thoughts, and notions of everyone.

You wanna fuck with me? Okay. You little cockroaches… come on. You wanna play games? Okay, I play with you; come on. Okay. You wanna play rough? Okay. Say hello to my little friend!

In the story, Tony knew of his fate already and gave fully of his all before dying, which demonstrates his great courage. The same goes for real-life; taking every pain, sorrows, and problems is a courageous act that everybody should possess.

What you lookin’ at? You all a bunch of fuckin’ assholes. You know why? Don’t you have the guts to be what you wanna be? You need people like me. You need people like me so you can point your fuckin’ fingers and say, That’s the bad guy.

In reality, many people can relate to this quote as it shows how people are so afraid of taking responsibility for their own mistakes and failures. They always seek for other people to blame, to wash off their guilt.

In this country, you gotta make the money first. Then when you get the money, you get the power. Then when you get the power, then you get the women.

This quote easily pertains to real-life scenario wherein people need to build up their career to achieve power. Having enough power provides them the opportunity of having a woman and family thereafter. Each of these phases is necessary for survival and nurturing life.

I’m Tony Montana! You fuck with me, you fuckin’ with the best!

This line spoke the true self of Tony in the story, which shows his greatness as a person despite the bad reputation. However, when pertained to life could depict a great self-image that no matter what problem coming into people’s lives, they can’t be defeated easily for they possess inner strength.

Okay, here’s the story. I come from the gutter. I know that. I got no education, but that’s okay. I know the street, and I’m making all the right connections. With the right woman, there’s no stopping me. I could go right to the top.

No one is born with a privileged family and a great life. Not everyone at given the opportunity to be educated; however, these all don’t matter. If a person is surrounded by the right people besides, everyone can succeed through their unending support, encouragement, and love.

Lesson number one: Don’t underestimate the other guy’s greed!

This quote emphasizes the importance of not undervaluing the capabilities of other people.

All I have in this world is my balls and my word, and I don’t break them for no one. Do you understand?

It is such an admirable act if a person possesses great loyalty and truthfulness and integrity to his words.

Who put this thing together? Me, that’s who! Who do I trust? Me!

This quote gives people a lesson that their world is filled with a tremendous number of unreliable and untrustworthy people. Hence, if one wanted to do something, he should not rely on others, but the action must start within him. As nothing in this world can do the job truthfully but his self. People can fully rely on their selves.

Good? You’re not good. You just know how to hide, how to lie. Me, I don’t have that problem. Me, I always tell the truth. Even when I lie.

These lines from the story surely give the viewers think of the people around them. It could be true since it could be tough for some people to accept accountability of their faults and instead attempts to criticize others for it. Few are decent at lying just to protect reality.

You a communist? Huh? How’d you like it, man? They tell you all the time what to do, what to think, what to feel. Do you wanna be like a sheep? Like all those other people? Baah! Baah!

In this line, Tony expresses his thoughts of being a communist with no sense of freedom and is willing to a sheep following orders from their master.

The only thing in this world that gives orders is balls.

The story is ruled by men, which gives sense to this line. However, when pertained to real life, courage, passion, and determination dominate the world. Without these, a person has no voice for himself.

I work hard for this. I want you to know that.

Some people with privileged lives easily achieve things and success. Yet, for some, they have to work hard for it before tasting the fruit of their labor. And being proud and recognized for the hard work is an understatement.

You should have kept your mouth shut, they’d have thought you were a horse and let you out.

The more people speak about themselves, reveals further about them and furnish others with no sense of mystery about who they are.

You know what? F*ck you! How about that?

At some point in people’s lives, there are events that could bring out overwhelming emotions that should rather be ignored than confronted.

Bet you feel good, huh? Bet you feel good to kill a mother and her kids, huh, bet you feel big.

Hurting other people does not make one better than everybody else. Rather, it shows more of who they really are.

The guys that last in this business, are the guys who fly straight. Low-key, quiet. But the guys who want it all, chicas, champagne, flash… they don’t last.

People who choose to keep silent and let their success make the noise for them, last long in this world. However, those people who are loud and arrogant ends up in short term success only.

I didn’t come to the United States to break my fucking back.

The United States is considered by many as a land of many opportunities. People come and stay to experience better lives and not endure hardships.

I got ears, ya know. I hear things.

You think you can take me? You need a fucking army if you gonna take me!

This quote is easy to pertain to real life as people with great confidence, beliefs, and determination of themselves, and they are not easily taken down by problems and hardships.

You wanna waste my time? Okay. I call my lawyer. He’s the best lawyer in Miami. He’s such a good lawyer, that by tomorrow morning, you gonna be working in Alaska. So dress warm.

Lawyers are powerful people that bring justice to anyone. They can easily destroy others with their abilities.

Is this it? That’s what it’s all about, Manny? Eating, drinking, fucking, sucking? Snorting? Then what? You’re 50. You got a bag for a belly. You got tits, you need a bra. They got hair on them. You got a liver, they got spots on it, and you’re eating this fuckin’ shit, looking like these rich fucking mummies in here.

This quote unravels Tony’s disappointments of how a person could waste so much for unnecessary leisure; it also demonstrates that having everything in the world does not depict happiness and satisfaction at all.

You got nothing to do with your life, man. Why don’t you get a job? Do something, be a nurse. Work with blind kids, lepurs, that kind of thing. Anything beats you waiting around all day, waiting for me to fuck you, I’ll tell you that.

This quote is a powerful encouragement for everyone to do something useful and relevant to their lives. Doing nothing does not improve any person’s life.

Every day above ground is a good day.

Surviving each day and staying alive is very important and valuable and should be thankful for as it provides another shot of life.

Why don’t you try sticking your head up your ass? See if it fits.

In the story, Tony demonstrated courage and an undeniable belief of himself despite the threat of killing his loved ones. Rather, he intimidated him with natural wit.

This is paradise, I’m tellin’ ya. This town like a great big pussy just waiting to get fucked.

In these lines, Tony expresses his amusement of the country’s great potential for prosperity and wealth. It is just waiting for its opportunity.

Would you kiss me if I wear the hat?

This quote may convey that in life, a little laugh at your own self may be needed sometimes. In this case, wearing a hat is a good representation.

Sometimes in life, you have to laugh at yourself. And wear a stupid hat.

You’re gonna find if you stay loyal in this business, you’re gonna move up.

Success comes to those loyal people who invest their truthfulness and integrity to their sworn duty.

Me, I want what’s coming to me…. The world, Chico, and everything in it.

Sorrows, pain, mistakes, failures, and happiness are all part of life and living. Embrace what is coming ahead and what is existing.

How dare you talk to me like that? What makes you so much better than me? What do you do? Kill people? Deal your drugs? A real contribution to human history, Tony! What makes you think you can be a father? You don’t even know how to be a good husband!

Regardless of how awful the other person’s attitude and behavior, we are not entitled to judge them or point our fingers as we are not perfect people. All of us are born equal, making both achievements and mistakes.

Every dog has his day.

At some point in people’s lives, each of them will experience success.

I kill a communist for fun. But for a green card, I gonna carve him up real nice.

This line is a strong indication of how far Tony can go if given the right motivation. Associating in real life, people can mostly relate as some of them will do whatever it takes to attain something they are yearning.

Lesson number two: Don’t get high on your own supply.

A person should not overestimate his capabilities as much as not also underestimating others’ potentials.

Hey, Jose. Who, why, when, and how I f*ck is none of your business, okay?

In life, people should mind their own business. Others’ lives are not of their concern, and people should start rebuilding what is wrong with theirs.

You know what capitalism is? Getting f*cked!

Tony expresses his disappointments with capitalism and sees it not beneficial for everybody.

Can’t you see what we’re becoming, Tony? We’re losers. We’re not winners, we’re losers.

At some point in people’s lives, they sometimes realize their failures as humans. The acceptance of this reality is comparable to the acceptance of the truth.


Perhaps Tony Montana might not be the typical role model you expected to be, undoubtedly his confidence, toughness and perseverance supported its path to success.

Always carry with you the essence of the quotes that reminds everyone with a lesson, that with great hard work, reaches success. However, the movie emphasizes that the absence of integrity into work and the presence of greed leads to a disastrous end.

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