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
Risky Capone quotations
I helped in the raping of half a dozen Central American republics for the benefit of Wall Street. The record of racketeering is long... Looking back on it, I feel I might have given Al Capone a few hints. The best he could do was to operate his racket in three city districts. We Marines operated on three continents.
Gangsta to us didn't have anything to do with Al Capone and stuff like that.
It's just about living your life the way you want to live it. And you're not going to let nothing stop you.
Someone once accused me of being like Eliot Ness.
I sad no sir, I'm not E.N., but I can promise you that I'm not Al Capone!
I never put my arms around John Gotti, Al Capone or Lucky Luciano.
Having the USDA design your food pyramid is like having Al Capone do your taxes.
When I was young I looked like Al Capone, but I lacked his compassion.
Unless hours were cups of sack, and minutes capons, and clocks the tongues of bawds, and dials the signs of leaping-houses, and the blessed sun himself a fair hot wench in flame-colored taffeta, I see no reason why thou shouldst be so superfluous to demand the time of the day.
You had to grow up sometime. The fellows who grew early, they were in jeopardy. They became the cops and the crooks, and the crooks became the gangsters. The crooks became the Al Capones.
How many gangsters you know, from Al Capone up to John Gotti, been gay?
One of the things is that the good intentions of Prohibition, from reading over the years and from becoming obsessed with the research of gangs in New York City, seems to have allowed crime figures at the time, like Luciano, Capone, Torrio and Rothstein, to organize to become more powerful, which pulled all the way through until the '70s.
Al Capone's my uncle. The old days were a lot different. The Latin Casino was the big time. When I got there I figured that I was doing pretty good, because remember, I started in nothing but after hours joints. I can't even name them now, but that's how I got noticed.
Capitalism in Russia has spawned far more Al Capones than Henry Fords.
So while you're imitating Al Capone, I'll be Nina Simone And defecating on your microphone.
They are superpower of villains. They are superpower of Al Capone.
I went to high school with Al Capone.
I've collaborated with artists that truly run the gamut: from members of the Wu Tang Clan and Capone, to Moby, Lady Gaga, and opening for artists such as Sheryl Crow, Jack White, and Chris Shiflett of the Foo Fighters, etc.
So you can imagine what happens when a mainland species gets introduced to an island. It would be like introducing Al Capone, Genghis Khan and Rupert Murdoch into the Isle of Wight - the locals wouldn't stand a chance.
You wanna know how to get Capone? They pull a knife, you pull a gun.
He sends one of yours to the hospital, you send one of his to the morgue. That's the Chicago way! And that's how you get Capone.
I had a swell racket. I was rewarded with honors, medals, promotions. l might have given Al Capone a few hints. The best he could do was to operate a racket in three city districts. The Marines operated on three continents.