quote by Al Capone

When I sell liquor, it's bootlegging. When my patrons serve it on a silver tray on Lakeshore Drive, it's hospitality.

— Al Capone

Remarkable Patron quotations

Clairvoyant, n.: A person, commonly a woman, who has the power of seeing that which is invisible to her patron - namely, that he is a blockhead.

Zoology, eh? That's a big word, isn't it.

" "No, actually it isn't," said Tiffany. "Patronizing is a big word. Zoology is really quite short.

Let's get on our knees and pray. I don't know to whom. Is there a patron saint of ballistics gel?

That a majority of the Abolitionists in this place would patronize a free labor store, in preference to others, I do not doubt; but we do not muster money in Cincinnati.

But to manipulate men, to propel them toward goals which you-the social reformers-see, but they may not, is to deny their human essence, to treat them as objects without wills of their own, and therefore to degrade them.

There will never be great architects or great architecture without great patrons.

No one could match Howlin' Wolf for the singular ability to rock the house down to the foundation while simultaneously scaring its patrons out of its wits.

Cat: a pygmy lion who loves mice, hates dogs, and patronizes human beings.

Prostitution is not just a service industry, mopping up the overflow of male demand, which always exceeds female supply. Prostitution testifies to the amoral power struggle of sex, which religion has never been able to stop. Prostitutes, pornographers, and their patrons are marauders in the forest of archaic night.

Given lesser opportunities, Kissinger would have done very well as a talk show host. Fortunately for him, although not so fortunately for the United States, he found his patron in Nelson Rockefeller instead of William Paley.

Prostitution is not just a service industry, mopping up the overflow of male demand, which always exceeds female supply. Prostitution testifies to the amoral power struggle of sex, which religion has never been able to stop. Prostitutes, pornographers, and their patrons are marauders in the forest of archaic night.

Allah will never humiliate the one who takes his Lord as friend and patron.

A profound design process eventually makes the patron, the architect, and every occasional visitor in the building a slightly better human being.

Our human compassion binds us the one to the other - not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future.

A patronizing disposition always has its meaner side.

Contrary to popular view, I've never been patronized in the Middle East.

Men maybe treat women differently, but they do not treat them with disrespect. They don't hate women. It's a very different kind of mentality.

Look closely at those who patronize you. Half are unfeeling, half untaught.

Have Jesus always for your patron, His Cross for a mast on which you must spread your resolutions as a sail. Your anchor shall be a profound confidence in Him, and you shall sail prosperously.

Lucifer is the patron saint of the visual arts. Color, form - all these are the work of Lucifer.

No one doubts that poison gas was used in Syria.

But there is every reason to believe it was used, not by the Syrian Army, but by opposition forces to provoke intervention by their powerful foreign patrons, who would be siding with the fundamentalists.

The astrologers and historians write that the ascendant as of Oxford is Capricornus, whose lord is Saturn, a religious planet, and patron of religious men.

If a patron buys from an artist who needs money (needs money to buy tools, time, food), the patron then makes himself equal to the artist; he is building art into the world; he creates.

He has such a patronizing tone and manner, and such a sarcastic sense of humor.

I found him rather brutal, a kind of elegant brutality which appealed. No, I think he came pretty much off the page.

But if you constantly insist only on your own interpretation, it isn't long before it seems patronizing.

Accomplishment is such a patronizing, dangerous word, isn't it? I haven't really accomplished anything. The most accomplished thing I've done is to have lived this long - 81.

To single out a particular group and say we can't make a joke about them is almost a form of prejudice and it's kind of patronizing.

Love is not patronizing and charity isn't about pity, it is about love.

Charity and love are the same -- with charity you give love, so don't just give money but reach out your hand instead.

There mark what ills the scholar's life assail, toil, envy, want, and patron.

The creatures with whom we share the planet and whom, in our arrogance, we wrongly patronize for being lesser forms, they are not brethren, they are not underlings, they are other nations, caught with ourselves in the net of life and time, fellow prisoners of the splendour and travail of the Earth.

Preferential affirmative action patronizes American blacks, women, and others by presuming that they cannot succeed on their own. Preferential affirmative action does not advance civil rights in this country.

Politeness and civility are the best capital ever invested in business.

I also get fed up with the fact that casting agents and directors have this impression of me as being frail and petite. I find it very patronizing. I'm quite beefy and strong. I was a gymnast in school and I have lots of muscles.

I wanted to do my part to help preserve that golden age of travel.

.. I step aboard The Patron Tequila Express railcar, and I go back in time to the days when a long journey was something fun and very special.

The life of a man who deliberately runs through his fortune often becomes a business speculation; his friends, his pleasures, patrons, and acquaintances are his capital.

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