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Prohibition has made nothing but trouble. ...
by Al Capone

Prohibition has made nothing but trouble.
- Al Capone

I am like any other man.
All I do is supply a demand.
- Al Capone

When I sell liquor, it's called bootlegging;
when my patrons serve it on Lake Shore Drive,
it's called hospitality.
- Al Capone

You can get much farther with a kind word and a gun
than you can with a kind word alone.
- Al Capone

 

Now I know why tigers eat their young.
- Al Capone

My rackets are run on strictly American lines and they're going to stay that way.
- Al Capone

I don't even know what street Canada is on.
- Al Capone

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Capitalism is the legitimate racket of the ruling class.
- Al Capone

Vote early and vote often.
- Al Capone

I have built my organization upon fear.
- Al Capone

This American system of ours, call it Americanism,
call it capitalism, call it what you will,
gives each and every one of us a great opportunity
if we only seize it with both hands and make the most of it.
- Al Capone

Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for
days on nothing but food and water.
- W. C. Fields

Prohibition is better than no liquor at all.
- Will Rogers

Prohibition was introduced as a fraud;
it has been nursed as a fraud.
- Roger Q. Mills

I knew that the Hague Convention prohibited the use of poison in war.
I didn't know the details of the terms of the Convention,
but I did know of that prohibition.
- Otto Hahn

The current prohibition laws are forcing drug disputes
to be played out with guns in our streets.
We need to put a stop to this criminal drug element in our country.
- Gary Johnson

We find many things to which the prohibition of them
constitutes the only temptation.
- William Hazlitt

If you should see any Indians you will oblige me by
repeating this prohibition to them.
- Benjamin Hawkins

Regardless of what one's attitude towards prohibition may be,
temperance is something against which,
at a time of war, no reasonable protest can be made.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

Liquor prohibition led to the rise of organized crime in America,
and drug prohibition has led to the rise of the gang problems we have now.
- Drew Carey

But the worst handicap we had the prohibition of naming
individual units who had done the fighting.
- Philip Gibbs

Prohibition makes you want to cry into your beer and
denies you the beer to cry into.
- Don Marquis

For every prohibition you create you also create an underground.
- Jello Biafra

We have seen the evil of the manufacture and sale of
intoxicating liquors in our midst;
let us try prohibition and see what this will do for us.
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis

There are criminals who are drug users,
but most addicts are criminals only by virtue of prohibition
or from resorting to crime to pay inflated black market prices.
- Danny Sugerman

Instead of giving money to found colleges to promote learning,
why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting
anybody from learning anything? If it works as good
as the Prohibition one did,
why, in five years we would have the smartest race of people on earth.
- Will Rogers

In early January I introduced my legislation,
which, besides prohibiting Federal funding of human cloning,
also expresses the sense of Congress that foreign nations
should establish total prohibition on human cloning as well.
- Cliff Stearns

Even if one takes every reefer madness allegation of
the prohibitionists at face value,
marijuana prohibition has done far more harm to far
more people than marijuana ever could.
- William F. Buckley, Jr.

It is not classified as a pagan religion.
The so-called New Age activities and this are not called
religions and therefore don't come under the prohibition
of mingling church and state that we have in this country.
- Dixie Lee Ray

Why don't they pass a constitutional amendment prohibiting
anybody from learning anything? If it works as well as prohibition did,
in five years Americans would be the smartest race of people on Earth.
- Will Rogers

Just as the process of repealing national alcohol prohibition
began with individual states repealing their own prohibition laws,
so individual states must now take the initiative with
respect to repealing marijuana prohibition laws.
- George Soros

Drug prohibition has caused gang warfare and other
violent crimes by raising the prices of drugs so much
that vicious criminals enter the market to make astronomical profits,
and addicts rob and steal to get money to pay the inflated prices for their drugs.
- Michael Badnarik

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Travelers, there is no path.
Paths are made by walking.
- Antonio Machado

When an inner situation is not made conscious,
it appears outside as fate.
- Carl Jung

I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted,
every hill and mountain shall be made low,
the rough places will be made straight
and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed
and all flesh shall see it together.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Hide not your talents,
they for use were made.
What's a sundial in the shade?
- Benjamin Franklin

Anyone who has never made a mistake,
has never tried anything new.
- Albert Einstein

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time,
for that is the stuff that life is made of.
- Benjamin Franklin

Almost always, the creative dedicated minority
has made the world better.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Necessity never made a good bargain.
- Benjamin Franklin

Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.
- John F. Kennedy

No statement should be believed because it is made by an authority.
- Robert A. Heinlein

He who never made a mistake,
never made a discovery.
- Samuel Smiles

Leaders aren't born they are made.
And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.
And that's the price we'll have to pay
to achieve that goal, or any goal.
- Vince Lombardi

Great acts are made up of small deeds.
- Lao Tzu

Calm provides clarity. Pause to consider
the gifts you have been given,
the difference you have made
and the direction in which you are headed.
- Anonymous

Does thou love life? Then do not squander time;
for that's the stuff life is made of.
- Benjamin Franklin

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

If I could tell the world just one thing
it would be we're all okay,
and not to worry cause worry is wasteful
and useless in times like these.
I won't be made useless.
I won't be idle with despair,
I will gather myself around my faith.
Light does the darkness most fear.
- Jewel

Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
- Samuel Butler

My children have made me more aggressive about the world
that they're about to inhabit.
- Bono

Front yards are not made to walk in, but, at most, through,
and you could go in the back way.
- Henry David Thoreau

Happiness is not something ready made.
It comes from your own actions.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Men are what their mothers made them.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

For the very first time the young are
seeing history being made
before it is censored by their elders.
- Margaret Mead

I can see, and that is why I can be happy,
in what you call the dark, but which to me is golden.
I can see a God-made world, not a manmade world.
- Helen Keller

Life is partly what we make it,
and partly what it is made by the friends we choose.
- Tehyi Hsieh

My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong,
who made mistakes, but recovered from them.
- Bono

Everything is made of light
- don Miguel Ruiz

Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
- Socrates

There are only four questions of value in life...
What is sacred?
Of what is the spirit made?
What is worth living for,
and what is worth dying for?
The answer to each is the same: only love.
- Johnny Depp as Don Juan in the movie Don Juan De Marco

The more laws and order are made prominent,
the more thieves and robbers there will be.
- Lao Tzu

I love you not only for what you are,
but for what I am when I am with you.
I love you not only for what you have made of yourself,
but for what you are making of me.
I love you for that part of me you bring out.
- Roy Croft

Everything in Nature contains all the powers of Nature.
Everything is made of one hidden stuff.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A house is made of walls and beams;
a home is built with love and dreams.
- Anonymous

Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man.
And man can be as big as he wants.
No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.
- John F. Kennedy

Every day is a day to take action.
Whatever your choices, take action on those choices.
Taking no action is equally a choice,
just not a choice made from awareness.
Make conscious choices,
and take action on those choices - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Friends are born, not made.
- Henry Adams

Thy friendship oft has made my heart to ache;
do be my enemy - for friendship's sake.
- William Blake


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