Top 20 Best Alfie Solomons Quotes From Peaky Blinders

There are many fight scenes in 'Peaky Blinders'.

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From a show that has debuted to rave reviews, emerges Alfie Solomons, a character that's been equally raved about.

The unforgiving leader of a gang based on a real-life character with a similar name, Alfie is an edgy, albeit funny gangster with an incredibly powerful screen presence and a not-so-funny nature.

Powerful dialogue delivery and eccentric mannerisms make these Alfie Solomons quotes almost unforgettable. He's shrewd, strangely comical and quite seamless when he presents himself, making for a wildly engaging watch for all fans. Played by the phenomenal Tom Hardy, Alfie Solomons blended perfectly into the cast as soon as he was introduced in series two. Of all the actor's quotes, quotes as powerful as these will have you gunning for more. His unique cockney accent and casual yet fashionable style make him an audio-visual experience of sorts and these Tom Hardy lines from 'Peaky Blinders' will treat you to the very same.

Did you know that 'Peaky' is a slang word for the peaked caps worn by all of the characters in the show, and 'Blinders' means "someone who is impeccably dressed" in Birmingham slang of the time? This is the hidden meaning of the iconic show's title! This TV show was, and still is, the talk of the town. However, the historical accuracy of it is questionable for two main reasons. Firstly, in the show the popular peaked caps were lined with razor blades. However, these razor blades would have been considered a luxury item at the time and thus they were actually unlikely to have been used by the original gangsters. Secondly, Alfie makes several generalizations (of the Birmingham crowd, of the Americans and more) and these stereotypes (like all stereotypes) are seldom accurate. Brace yourselves for these 'Peaky Blinder' quotes because these certainly left us in awe.

If you're ready for the best of Alfie Solomons' lines that we've gathered for you right here, do make it a point to also check out these Tom Hardy quotes and these TV show quotes.

Thought Provoking Alfie Solomons Quotes

'Peaky Blinders' is a hugely popular show.

Right, let's make a start! These good Tom Hardy quotes in 'Peaky Blinders' will get you thinking about the kind of man Alfie really is.

1. "Every man, he craves certainty."

-Alfie Solomons, 'Peaky Blinders'.

2. "Never give power to the big man."

-Alfie Solomons, 'Peaky Blinders'.

3. "Life is so much easier to deal with when you are dead."

-Alfie Solomons, 'Peaky Blinders'.

4. "He'll wake up. Granted he won't have any teeth left, but he will be a wiser man for it."

-Alfie Solomons, 'Peaky Blinders'.

5. "The problem, right, between rum and gin, is that gin, right, it leads to the melancholy. Whereas rum incites violence, it also allows you to be liberated from your self-doubt."

-Alfie Solomons, 'Peaky Blinders'.

6. "So is it all purely for bad blood, is it, Tommy?"

-Alfie Solomons, 'Peaky Blinders'.

7.  "He is of mixed religion, therefore he is Godless."

-Alfie Solomons, 'Peaky Blinders'.

8. "Tommy Shelby: Stay and watch the fight, Alfie.

Alfie Solomons: No, you're alright, I already know who wins, don't I?"

9. "If you need to go to the little boys room or something, you can leave."

-Alfie Solomons, 'Peaky Blinders'.

10. "I've heard very bad, bad, bad things about you Birmingham people."

-Alfie Solomons, 'Peaky Blinders'.

Powerful Alfie Solomons Quotes

Tommy Shelby is from 'Peaky Blinders'.

These lines by Alfie reek of power and also show a different, cunning side to the man that you would never expect. Which Alfie Solomons quote is your favorite?

11. "Alfie Solomons: I'll send this barrel off to Mandalay and the other barrel off to somewhere like, I don't know... Timbuktu, you ever been?

Tommy Shelby: No.

Alfie Solomons: No? Would you like to go?"

12. "The Americans want it sweeter."

-Alfie Solomons, 'Peaky Blinders'

13. "Luca Changretta: I'm Luca Changretta.

Alfie Solomons: Oh yeah, I know who you are, you're a bit of a failure, aren't you? You come all the way over here in this country to kill Tommy Shelby, but... I mean, well, he's not dead, is he?"

14. "You smell of smoke and coal and horses. Hmmm? You are back where you belong, Tommy."

-Alfie Solomons, 'Peaky Blinders'.

15.  "Tommy Shelby: What have you heard, Alfie?

Alfie Solomons: I heard a cop got shot. Who shot him?

Tommy Shelby: My kestrel.

Alfie Solomons: Right, oh, up the stakes, very good."

16. "I hear that you've got Italians mate. You got a kestrel for them and all?"

-Alfie Solomons, 'Peaky Blinders'.

17. "Alfie Solomons: Come on Tommy, there is an honourable reason now to pull that trigger, so what...

Tommy Shelby: Alfie! Alfie, look at me."

18. "Tommy, there were things in that treasury that God himself, he spoke to me, and he said, 'Alfie, you were meant to have these things.'"

-Alfie Solomons, 'Peaky Blinders'.

19. "Tommy Shelby: I'm going to shoot Oswald Mosley.

Alfie Solomons: I hope you do a better job on him than the one you've done on me, yeah?"

20. "You're a brave lad, ain't ya?"

-Alfie Solomons, 'Peaky Blinders'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully curated lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone at home to enjoy, there is so much to read! If you liked reading through the top 20 Alfie Solomons quotes in 'Peaky Blinders' and are stoked to read through more 'Peaky Blinders' quotes or other TV series quotes, then why not have a look at our Tom Hiddleston quotes or Tyrion Lannister quotes?


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