quote by Al Capone

Be careful who you call your friends. I’d rather have four quarters than one hundred pennies.

— Al Capone

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Pennies quote Whatever your dream is, every extra penny you have needs to be going to that.
Whatever your dream is, every extra penny you have needs to be going to that.

I plunged into the job of creating something from nothing.

... Though I hadn't a penny left, I considered cash money as the smallest part of my resources. I had faith in a living God, faith in myself, and a desire to serve.

Take every penny you have set aside for aid for Tanzania and spend it in the UK, explaining to people the facts and causes of poverty.

The mint makes it first, it is up to you to make it last.

Legalize hemp and allow women to grow it and make food, clothing and housing for pennies from it and legalize marijuana too. Let women integrate their divided consciousness with a natural herb instead of doctors' pills that kill the liver.


Watch the pennies and the dollars will take care of themselves.

Few people know so clearly what they want.

Most people can't even think what to hope for when they throw a penny in a fountain.

Electricity can be dangerous. My nephew tried to stick a penny into a plug. Whoever said a penny doesn't go far didn't see him shoot across that floor. I told him he was grounded.

I would roll up pennies to take the subway to work in Times Square. I was broke, but I was happy.

We will not cut one penny from the safety net until we've cut every penny from corporate welfare.


I'll tell you why I like the cigarette business.

It cost a penny to make. Sell it for a dollar. It's addictive. And there's a fantastic brand loyalty.

Even if loving meant leaving, or solitude, or sorrow, love was worth every penny of its price.

A penny saved is a penny earned.

By the Angel, this place is barely better than a penny gaff,” Gideon said.

“Gabriel, don’t look at anything unless I tell you it’s all right.

Let us assume that the ideal were reached;

let us imagine a state of international life in which the danger of war no longer exists. Then no one would dare to demand a penny for obviously completely superfluous armaments.


Somebody asked me about this the other day.

A young Shaq and a young Penny, the young Shaq's going to take over. A medium Shaq and a young Kobe, the medium Shaq is going to take over. Now you've got an older Shaq and a young Dwyane; you step aside, you let him do his thing and you just do what's asked of you.

The harvest moon has no innocence, like the slim quarter moon of a spring twilight, nor has it the silver penny brilliance of the moon that looks down upon the resorts of summer time. Wise, ripe, and portly, like an old Bacchus, it waxes night after night.

I never had a penny to my name, so I changed my name.

One penny may seem to you a very insignificant thing, but it is the small seed from which fortunes spring.

Every day, every birthday candle I blow out, every penny I throw over my shoulder in a wishing well, every time my daughter says, 'Let's make a wish on a star,' there's one thing I wish for: wisdom.


I told the Inland Revenue I didn't owe them a penny because I lived near the seaside.

Pennies do not come from heaven. They have to be earned here on earth.

Human beings have the remarkable ability to turn nothing into something.

They can turn weeds into gardens and pennies into fortunes.

If you can be kind and considerate for one day, then you can be for another.

It won't cost you a penny in the world. Begin today.

What white man can say I never stole his land or a penny of his money? Yet they say that I am a thief.


The future of cinematography belongs to a new race of young solitaries who will shoot films by putting their last penny into it and not let themselves be taken in by the material routines of the trade.

A penny saved is better than a penny earned.

The market is a democracy in which every penny gives a right to vote.

If it's a penny for your thoughts and you put in your two cents worth, then someone, somewhere is making a penny.

Obama's the one who never worked a day in his life.

He never earned a penny that wasn't public money. How many fund-raisers does he attend every week? How often does he play basketball and golf? I wish I had that kind of time.


If teardrops were pennies and heartaches were gold, I'd have all the treasures my pockets could hold.

When someone asks you, A penny for your thoughts, and you put your two cents in, what happens to the other penny?

If a great outfit gets you one step closer to feeling good about yourself, then it's worth every penny.

My principal once told me that I was a penny waiting for change.

But I suspect that I irritated him probably because I was making more money than he was.

A penny is a lot of money, if you have not got a penny.

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