Al Capone Quotes.
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.
You can get much farther with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.
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 only seize it with both hands and make the most of it.
Some call it bootlegging. Some call it racketeering. I call it a business.
Now I know why tigers eat their young.
When I sell liquor, it’s called bootlegging; when my patrons serve it on Lake Shore Drive, it’s called hospitality.
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.
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.
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 sick and tired of publicity. I want no more of it. It puts me in a bad light. I just want to be forgotten.
Capitalism is the legitimate racket of the ruling class.
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.
My rackets are run on strictly American lines and they’re going to stay that way.
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?
They can’t collect legal taxes from illegal money.
In this life all that I have is my word and my balls and I do not break them for nobody.
I don’t even know what street Canada is on.