Al Capone Quotes

You can get more with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone. Al Capone

Don’t you get the idea I’m one of those goddam radicals. Don’t get the idea I’m knocking the American system. Al Capone

I don’t even know what street Canada is on. Al Capone

When I sell liquor, it’s called bootlegging; when my patrons serve it on Lake Shore Drive, it’s called hospitality. Al Capone

Capitalism is the legitimate racket of the ruling class. Al Capone

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. Al Capone

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. Al Capone