Collection of Al Capone quotes

Collection of Al Capone quotes

Collection of 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.

“I don't even know what street Canada is on. ” — al capone quotes


“I give the public what it wants. I never had to send out high-pressure salesmen. I could never meet the demand.” — al capone quotes


“I have built my organization upon fear.” — al capone quotes


“I paid McSwiggin and I paid him plenty, and I got what I was paying for.” — al capone quotes


“I told them we are making a shooting gallery out of a great business and nobody is profiting by it.” — al capone quotes


“I'll go as deep in my pockets as any man to help any guy that needs help. I can't stand to see anybody hungry or cold or helpless.” — al capone quotes


“I'm a businessman. I've made my money supplying a popular demand. If I break the law, my customers are as guilty as I am.” — al capone quotes


“I'm sorry Hymie was killed, but I didn't have anything to do with it…. There's enough business for all of us without killing each other like animals in the street.” — al capone quotes


“It seems  like  I'm  responsible for every crime that takes place in this country.” — al capone quotes


“I've been spending the best years of my life as a public benefactor. I've given people the light pleasures, shown them a good time. And all I get is abuse.” — al capone quotes


“I've seen gambling houses, too-in my travels, you understand-and I never saw anyone point a gun at a man and make him go in. Tve never heard of anyone being forced to go to a place to have some fun.” — al capone quotes


“My rackets are run on strictly American lines and they're going to stay that way. ” — al capone quotes


“Nobody wanted Prohibition. This town voted six to one against it. Somebody had to throw some liquor on that thirst. Why not me?” — al capone quotes


“Nobody was ever killed except outlaws, and the community is better off without them.” — al capone quotes


“Now I know why tigers eat their young.” — al capone quotes


“Once you're in the racket, you're always in it. The parasites will trail you, begging for money and favors, and you can never get away from them no matter where you go.” — al capone quotes


“Prohibition has made nothing but trouble.” — al capone quotes


“Some of the biggest Drys in the country buy from me and have for years, so let's stop kidding.” — al capone quotes


“The country wanted booze and I organized it. Why should I be called a public enemy?” — al capone quotes


“These guys are not from the Iraqi army, … These are not Iraqi soldiers. They are not members of any of the Iraqi armed forces.” — al capone quotes


“They talk about me not being legitimate. Nobody's on the legit, You know that and so do they. Nobody's really-on the legit when it comes down to cases.” — al capone quotes


“Today I got a letter from a woman in England. Even over there I'm known as a gorilla. She offered to pay my passage to London if I would kill some neighbors she's having a quarrel with.” — al capone quotes


“Union members look at dues the same way they look at taxes: just something you got to pay the thieves who run things.” — al capone quotes


“Well, maybe he thinks that the law of self-defense, the way God looks at it, is a little broader than the lawbooks have it.” — al capone quotes


“What do you want to do, get yourself killed before you are thirty? You'd better get some sense while a few of us are left alive.” — al capone quotes


“When I sell liquor, they call it bootlegging. When my patrons serve it on silver trays on Lake Shore Drive, they call it hospitality.” — al capone quotes


“You can get much farther with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.” — al capone quotes


“You'd be surprised if you knew some of the fellows I've got to take care of.” — al capone quotes

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