Al Capone Quotes (22 quotes)
“You can get much farther with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.”
As quoted in Forbes (6 October 1986)
“Don't get the idea that I'm one of these goddam radicals. Don't get the idea that I'm knocking the American system.”
Interview, 1930. As quoted in: In Time of Trouble (1956) by Claud Cockburn
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Born: January 17, 1899
Died: January 25, 1947 (aged 48)
Occupation: Criminal, gangster, bootlegger, racketeer
Bio: Alphonse Gabriel Al Capone was an American gangster who led a Prohibition-era crime syndicate. The Chicago Outfit, which subsequently became known as the Capones, was dedicated to smuggling and bootlegging liquor, and other illegal activities such as prostitution, in Chicago from the early 1920s to 1931.