38 Al Capone Quotes On Kindness, Friends, Gun, Success

Al Capone, byname of Alphonse Capone, also called Scarface, an American Prohibition-era gangster, who dominated organized crime in Chicago from 1925 to 1931 and became perhaps the most famous gangster in the United States. These Al Capone quotes will motivate you in life.

Best Al Capone Quotes

  1. “I would rather be rich affluent and greedy and go to hell when I die than live in poverty on this earth.” ~ Al Capone
  2. “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” ~ Al Capone , Al Capone quotes on kindness
  3. “A smile can get you far, but a smile with a gun can get you further.” ~ Al Capone
  4. “In this life, all that I have is my word and my balls and I do not break them for nobody.” ~ Al Capone

  5. “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.” ~ Al Capone
  6. “Some call it bootlegging. Some call it racketeering. I call it a business.” ~ Al Capone
  7. “I am like any other man. All I do is supply a demand.” ~ Al Capone

  8. “Hell must be a pretty swell spot, because the guys that invented religion have sure been trying hard to keep everybody else out.” ~ Al Capone
  9. “Be careful who you call your friends. I’d rather have four quarters than one hundred pennies.” ~ Al Capone , Al Capone quotes on friends
  10. “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.” ~ Al Capone
  11. “You accomplish more with a smile, a handshake, and a gun than you do with just a smile and a handshake.” ~ Al Capone , Al Capone quotes on gun
  12. “They can’t collect legal taxes from illegal money.” ~ Al Capone

  13. “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.” ~ Al Capone
  14. “I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want.” ~ Al Capone
  15. “Capitalism is the legitimate racket of the ruling class.” ~ Al Capone
  16. “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.'” ~ Al Capone
  17. “You can do more with a kind word and a gun than with just a kind word.” ~ Al Capone

  18. “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
  19. “When I sell liquor, it’s bootlegging. When my patrons serve it on a silver tray on Lakeshore Drive, it’s hospitality.” ~ Al Capone
  20. “Now I know why tigers eat their young.” ~ Al Capone
  21. “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?” ~ Al Capone
  22. “Prohibition has made nothing but trouble” ~ Al Capone

  23. “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
  24. “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.” ~ Al Capone
  25. “It’s a racket. Those stock market guys are crooked.” ~ Al Capone
  26. “Capitalism gives all of us a great opportunity if we seize it with both hands and hang on to it.” ~ Al Capone
  27. “I have built my organization upon fear.” ~ Al Capone

  28. “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.” ~ Al Capone
  29. “All I ever did was supply a demand that was pretty popular.” ~ Al Capone
  30. “Public service is my motto.” ~ Al Capone
  31. “Vote early and vote often.” ~ Al Capone

  32. “I’ve been accused of every death except the casualty list of the World War.” ~ Al Capone
  33. “Once in the racket, you’re always in it.” ~ Al Capone
  34. “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
  35. “I don’t even know what street Canada is on.” ~ Al Capone
  36. “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
  37. “They’ve hung everything on me except the Chicago fire.” ~ Al Capone
  38. “My rackets are run on strictly American lines and they’re going to stay that way.” ~ Al Capone

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