Frank Gallagher Quotes: Unforgettable Sayings from the Iconic Character


I?m not a person you can put on speakerphone.

Nobody’s walking out on this fun, old-fashioned family Christmas. No, no. We’re all in this together.

You can’t drink all day if you don’t start in the morning.

Life is full of pain, and this is a chance to feel something else.

I just know life’s this hard, and it’s still this good.

I’m not gonna ask your forgiveness because you bunch didn’t do nothing for me, so let?s just call it a draw.

?A man’s gotta take care of his family.

I don’t believe in rules. Rules are for people who don’t want freedom.

We live, we die, but these moments, they add up, and they mean something.

Pride is not the word I’m looking for. There is so much more inside me now.

There’s a time for seriousness, and there’s a time for drinking in the morning. Now is not the former.

Somebody has to look out for the people who can’t look out for themselves.

I don?t get job satisfaction. I get survival satisfaction.

We’re no one’s puppet. We make our own decisions. We make our own mistakes.

You’ve got a good life, kid. Don’t screw it up by dreaming about a better one.

I’m not a bad guy. I’m just an unconventionally good one.

The magic isn’t in getting married, it’s in staying married.

Life is too short for the bullshit your atoms are put together all wrong.

I’m the only one who knows how to party in this family.

Sometimes life throws a curveball. The trick is to drink until it straightens out.

I’m not the problem, you’re the problem. You and your incessant need for respect and admiration.

You’re not raising kids. You?re simply raising future mental patients.

In my experience, ‘enough’ is always a little more than what one has.

Just remember this: every negative can be twisted into a positive.

Fall apart half as much as you think you should, work twice as hard, live twice as long.

I’m not an unfit parent, I’m just unconventional.

Life is short, drive fast and leave a sexy corpse.

Money doesn?t buy happiness. It just rents it for awhile.

There is not enough booze or drugs in the world to make you seem interesting.

Got any brains at all, use ’em while you got ’em cause they’ll be nothing but mush in a few years.

Responsibility ? it really does suck.

Sentimentality is for those who don’t have to worry about anything.

Hope is for people too weak to face reality.

Nobody’s happy! Get used to it.

In this life, there are nothing but possibilities.

Every day is a new day to add to your collection of sins.

Do not be so judgmental. Everyone sins in their own unique way.

If you don’t have money, you’re a loser. End of story. Nobody cares.

I believe in the supreme power of love. It can transform anyone.

I never stole a thing in my life, except everything I wanted.

Life’s too short to be anything but happy.

Nothing’s more humiliating than a man not being in control.

The hardest thing about being a parent is these damn kids.

Sometimes, what we need is a little calamity to appreciate peace.

The American Dream: you start with nothing, steal everything, and leave your children to claim the consequences.

When the gods wish to punish us, they answer our prayers.

Capitalism is a sin game with very few winners.

Anarchy, that’s my religion.

True love isn’t real unless it’s returned.

Dig a little deeper, past the questionable hygiene and erratic behavior, you’ll find a heart of coal.

We got everything we need here. Music, good company, alcohol and total bitterness.

What’s life without a little risk?

There’s so much beauty in a storm, but you have to be standing at the right angle to see it.

There isn’t a woman alive who doesn’t love a bad boy, and then spend the rest of her life regretting it.

The world is full of boring, ignorant people. But every once in a while you meet someone who’s not. Cherish them.

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