We’re back with another round of Peaky Blinders quotes, taking a look at one of the most popular characters in the show – Alfie Solomons.
While we’re never quite sure if he’s working with or against Tommy, that’s what makes him so fun to watch – along with his quick-trigger temper and unflinching violence, of course.
Any time Tom Hardy’s name flashes across the credits, we know we’re in for a treat. Here’s 15 badass quotes that will make you want to rewatch the series all over again!
Peaky Blinders – Alfie Solomons Quotes
Alfie Solomons: Intelligence is a very valuable thing innit, my friend. And usually it comes far too fucking late.
Alfie Solomons: You are behaving like a fucking child. This is a man’s world.
Alfie Solomons: He’ll wake up. Granted he won’t have any teeth left but he will be a wiser man for it.
Alfie Solomons: He who fights by the sword, he fucking dies by it, Tommy.
Alfie Solomons: Every man, he craves certainty.
Alfie Solomons: Never give power to the big man.
Alfie Solomons: You’re fucking about with the Russians, ain’t you, you silly boy?
Alfie Solomons: Tommy, when a pikey walks in with hair like that, you’ve got to ask yourself, “Have I made a mistake?”
Alfie Solomons: Life is so much easier to deal with when you are dead.
Alfie Solomons: I once carried out my own personal form of stigmata on an Italian. I pushed his face up against a trench and shoved a six-inch nail up his fucking nose and I hammered it home with a duckboard. It was fucking biblical, mate.
Alfie Solomons: So is it all purely for bad blood, is it, Tommy?
Tommy Shelby: I propose we join forces.
Alfie Solomons: Fuck off. No. Categorical.
Alfie Solomons: Big fucks small always, actually.
Alfie Solomons: If you pull that trigger, right, you pull that trigger for a fucking honorable reason. Like an honorable man, not like some fucking civilian that does not understand the wicked way of our world, mate.
Alfie Solomons: 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.