Al Capone Quotes.
I would rather be rich affluent and greedy and go to hell when I die, than live in poverty on this earth.
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.
Prohibition has made nothing but trouble.
I am like any other man. All I do is supply a demand.
I have built my organization upon fear.
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?
Hell must be a pretty swell spot, because the guys that invented religion have sure been trying hard to keep everybody else out.
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.
When I sell liquor, it’s bootlegging. When my patrons serve it on a silver tray on Lakeshore Drive, it’s hospitality.
You can get much farther with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.
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.
They can’t collect legal taxes from illegal money.
Prohibition has made nothing but trouble
I don’t even know what street Canada is on.
I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want.
Some call it bootlegging. Some call it racketeering. I call it a business.
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.’