quote by Al Capone

You accomplish more with a smile, a handshake, and a gun than you do with just a smile and a handshake.

— Al Capone

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In the old days all you needed was a handshake. Nowadays you need forty lawyers.

Only truthful hands write true poems.

I cannot see any basic difference between a handshake and a poem.

A firm, hearty handshake gives a good first impression, and you'll never be forgiven if you don't live up to it.

The handshake of the host affects the taste of the roast

Handshakes and hugs will always trump likes and shares.

The postman wants an autograph. The cab driver wants a picture. The waitress wants a handshake. Everyone wants a piece of you.

Our humanity comes to its fullest bloom in giving.

We become beautiful people when we give whatever we can give: a smile, a handshake, a kiss, an embrace, a word of love, a present, a part of our life...all of our life.

More history is made by secret handshakes than by battles, bills and proclamations.

No one can fully understand the meaning of love unless he's owned a dog.

A dog can show you more honest affection with a flick of his tail than a man can gather through a lifetime of handshakes.

The door handle is the handshake of the building.

Goodbye, my friend, goodbye My love, you are in my heart.

It was preordained we should part And be reunited by and by. Goodbye: no handshake to endure. Let's have no sadness - furrowed brow. There's nothing new in dying now Though living is no newer.

Within each of us there is an intense need to feel that we belong.

This feeling of unity and togetherness comes through the warmth of a smile, a handshake, or a hug, through laughter and unspoken demonstrations of love. It comes in the quiet, reverent moments of soft conversation and in listening.

Something I'll always remember - when I was a kid, I shook hands with Orville Wright. Forty years later, I shook hands with Neil Armstrong. The guy that invented the airplane and the guy that walked on the moon. In a lifetime, that's kinda wild when you think about it.

I ain't the captain of the yacht, but I'm on the boat;

I ain't acting what I'm not, knowing that I don't. You niggaz acting like you will, but I know you won't. Man, I read between the lines of the eyes of your brows, Your handshake ain't matchin your smile.

Experience teaches you that the man who looks you straight in the eye, particularly if he adds a firm handshake, is hiding something.

There is not a soul who does not have to beg alms of another, either a smile, a handshake, or a fond eye.

Work like Hell. Share all you know. Abide by your handshake. Have fun.

Sometimes the beauty is easy. Sometimes you don't have to try at all. Sometimes you can hear the wind blow in a handshake. Sometimes there's poetry written right on the bathroom wall.

I got a good handshake. A lot of executives tell me I have the best handshake in Hollywood.

To build your self image, you need to join the smile, firm handshake and compliment club.

No man can fully understand the meaning of love unless he’s owned by a dog.

If a man's handshake is no good all the {legal} paper in the world won't make it good.

I have a good, hearty laugh and an energetic handshake, and those are trump cards.

The first sentence of a book is a handshake, perhaps an embrace.

There are no magic wands, no hidden tracks, and no secret handshakes that can bring you immediate success, but with time, energy and determination you can get there.

Don't let the sun go down without saying thank you to someone, and without admitting to yourself that absolutely no one gets this far alone.

The Duke of Edinburgh has perfected the art of saying hello and goodbye in the same handshake.

I'm glad I don't play anymore. I could never learn all those handshakes.

The first sentence of a book is a handshake, perhaps an embrace.

Style and personality are irrelevant. They can be formal or casual. They can be tall or short or fat or thin. They can obey the rules or break them. But they need to contain a charge. A live current, which shocks and illuminates.

You know, sometimes I'll go to an 8th-grade graduation and there's all that pomp and circumstance and gowns and flowers. And I think to myself, it's just 8th grade ... An 8th-grade education doesn't cut it today. Let's give them a handshake and tell them to get their butts back in the library!

I've learned through experience that to trouble celebrities with my handshake doesn't do anybody any good.

But there is only one person I blame for getting shafted, and that's myself.

I went into the deal which I thought would secure the future of Orange Aids with culpable impetuosity. I had been used to doing business on a handshake and my work of honour, and I made the error of actually believing what the men in the pin-striped suits told me.

I want a new past,new memories, a new first handshake with love.

I want to start over in every possible way.

It is possible to tell things by a handshake.

I like the "looking in the eye" syndrome. It conveys interest. I like the firm, though not bone crushing shake. The bone crusher is trying too hard to "macho it." The clammy or diffident handshake - fairly or unfairly - get me off to a bad start with a person.

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