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Al Capone Quotes

Birth Date: 1899-01-17 (Tuesday, January 17th, 1899)
Date of Death: 1947-01-25 (Saturday, January 25th, 1947)


al capone life timeline

St. Valentine s Day Massacre: Seven people, six of them gangster rivals of Al Capone s gang, are murdered in Chicago, Illinois.Thursday, February 14th, 1929
Chicago Tribune reporter Jake Lingle is killed during rush hour at the Illinois Central train station by the Leo Vincent Brothers, allegedly over a $100,000 USD gambling debt owed to Al Capone.Monday, June 9th, 1930
Al Capone convicted of income tax evasion.Saturday, October 17th, 1931
In Atlanta, Georgia, mobster Al Capone begins serving an eleven-year prison sentence for tax evasion.Wednesday, May 4th, 1932
Frank Nitti, the Chicago Outfit Boss after Al Capone, commits suicide at the Chicago Central Railyard.Friday, March 19th, 1943


    • Virgin territory for whorehouses.
    • This American system of ours ... call it Americanism, call it capitalism, call it what you like, gives to each and every one of us a great opportunity if we only seize it with both hands and make the most of it.
    • My Jesus, mercy.
    • I've been accused of every death except the casualty list of the World War.
    • 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.
    • All I ever did was to sell beer and whiskey to our best people. All I ever did was to supply a demand that was pretty popular. Why, the very guys that make my trade good are the ones that yell the loudest about me.
    • 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.
    • Don't you get the idea I'm one of those god damn radicals. Don't get the idea I'm knocking the American system.
    • 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.
    • I don't even know what street Canada is on.
    • Vote early and vote often.
    • When I sell liquor, it's called bootlegging. When my patrons serve it on silver trays on Lake Shore Drive, it's called hospitality.
    • You can get much farther with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.
    • Public service is my motto.
    • You can go a long way with a smile. You can go a lot farther with a smile and a gun.
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