Al Capone Quotes : Al Capone was an American gangster who attained fame during the Prohibition era as the co-founder and boss of the Chicago Outfit. His seven-year reign as crime boss ended when he was 33 years old.
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Al Capone Quotes
I’m a kind person, I’m kind to everyone, but if you are unkind to me, then kindness is not what you’ll remember me for.
I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want,
Public service is my motto.
I am going to St. Petersburg, Florida, tomorrow. Let the worthy citizens of Chicago get their liquor the best they can. I’m sick of the job-it’s a thankless one and full of grief. I’ve been spending the best years of my life as a public benefactor.
You can do more with a kind word and a gun than with just a kind word.
Don’t you get the idea I’m one of those goddam radicals. Don’t get the idea I’m knocking the American system.
Once in the racket you’re always in it.
Every time a boy falls off a tricycle, every time a black cat has gray kittens, every time someone stubs a toe, every time there’s a murder or a fire or the marines
land in Nicaragua, the police and the newspapers holler ‘get Capone.’
These guys are not from the Iraqi army, … These are not Iraqi soldiers. They are not members of any of the Iraqi armed forces.
I am like any other man. All I do is supply a demand.
I don’t even know what street Canada is on.
They can’t collect legal taxes from illegal money.
I’ve been accused of every death except the casualty list of the World War.
Be careful who you call your friends. I’d rather have four quarters than one hundred pennies.
I got nothing against the honest cop on the beat. You just have them transferred someplace where they can’t do you any harm. But don’t ever talk to me about the honor of police captains or judges. If they couldn’t be bought they wouldn’t have the job.
Some call it bootlegging. Some call it racketeering. I call it a business.
I have spent the best years of my life giving people the lighter pleasures, helping them have a good time, and all I get is abuse, the existence of a hunted man.
This American system of ours, call it Americanism, call it capitalism, call it what you will, gives each and every one of us a great opportunity if we seize it with both hands and make the most of it.
Al Capone Quotes
A smile can get you far, but a smile with a gun can get you further.
We been on the road for 18 hours… I need a bath, some chow… and then you and me sit down, and we talk about who dies,eh?
I would rather be rich affluent and greedy and go to hell when I die, than live in poverty on this earth.
Bolshevism is knocking at our gates, we can’t afford to let it in…We must keep America whole and safe and unspoiled. We must keep the worker away from red literature
and red ruses; we must see that his mind remains healthy.
I have built my organization upon fear.
I did it for the love of cash your honor, traffickin’ cross the Verrazano, coke dealin marijuana
They’ve hung everything on me except the Chicago fire.
It’s a racket. Those stock market guys are crooked.
I am sick and tired of publicity. I want no more of it. It puts me in a bad light. I just want to be forgotten.
You accomplish more with a smile, a handshake, and a gun than you do with just a smile and a handshake.
All I ever did was supply a demand that was pretty popular.
Now I know why tigers eat their young.
When I sell liquor, it’s bootlegging. When my patrons serve it on a silver tray on Lakeshore Drive, it’s hospitality.
A crook is a crook, and there’s something healthy about his frankness in the matter. But any guy who pretends he is enforcing the law and steals on his authority is a swell snake. The worst type of these punks is the big politician. You can only get a little of his time because he spends so much time covering up that no one will know that he is a thief. A hard-working crook will-and can-get those birds by the dozen, but right down in his heart he won’t depend on them-hates the sight of them.
Capitalism is the legitimate racket of the ruling class.
I’ve lost a million and a half on the horses and dice in the last two years. And the funny part is, I still like ’em, and if someone handed me another million I’d put it right in the nose of some horse that looked good to me.