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My rackets are run on strictly American lines and ...
by Al Capone

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

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

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

Vote early and vote often.
- Al Capone

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

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

I have built my organization upon fear.
- Al Capone

Prohibition has made nothing but trouble.
- 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

Twenty years ago, you'd see guys busting rackets in locker rooms.
Today they do it in their hotel rooms.
- Brad Gilbert

I think the players, I put in the book for example
that we should go back to wood rackets,
probably they laughed at me, I'm a dinosaur,
but I think that you see these great players,
have even more variety and you see more strategy,
there'd be more subtlety.
- John McEnroe

May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

Life is not about how fast you run
or how high you climb
but how well you bounce.
- Vivian Komori

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at.
Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
- Henry David Thoreau

Avoiding danger is no safer
in the long run than outright exposure.
he fearful are caught as often as the bold.
- Helen Keller

May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
- Michael Jordan

In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves.
The process never ends until we die.
And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Each man is afraid of his neighbor's disapproval -
a thing which, to the general run of the human race,
is more dreaded than wolves and death.
- Mark Twain

Only good comes from being honest and true.
Only harm and suffering cone from falsehood.
It doesn't always feel as if good comes from truth and honesty,
but, in the long run, it does.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be avid.
Create apart from perfection.
Risk failure.
Cover your words with sweat.
Run a little
Touch excruciatingly.
Laugh until you cry.
Dance with your eyes closed.
Care.
Understand you die a little in every moment.
Be Enlivened
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Oh yes, the past can hurt.
But, you can either run from it or, learn from it.
- the movie The Lion King

He is a man of courage who does not run away,
but remains at his post and fights against the enemy.
- Socrates

From the solemn gloom of the temple
children run out to sit in the dust,
God watches them play and forgets the priest.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Even if you're on the right track,
you'll get run over if you just sit there.
- Will Rogers

The course of true love never did run smooth.
- William Shakespeare

When you have got an elephant by the hind legs
and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run.
- Abraham Lincoln

Security is mostly a superstition.
It does not exist in nature,
nor do the children of men as a whole experience it.
Avoiding danger is no safer
in the long run than outright exposure.
Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
- Helen Keller

All diseases run into one - old age.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wars and elections are both too big and too small to matter in the long run.
The daily work - that goes on, it adds up.
- Barbara Kingsolver

The best doctor is the one you run to and can't find.
- Denis Diderot

Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically,
by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so.
- Gore Vidal

Too bad all the people who know how to run this country
are busy running taxicabs or cutting hair.
- George Burns

If I weren't earning $3 million a year to dunk a basketball,
most people on the street would run in the other direction if they saw me coming.
- Charles Barkley

Most people never run far enough on their first wind
to find out they've got a second.
- William James

Clear? Huh. Why a four-year-old child
could understand this report.
Run out and find me a four-year-old child,
I can't make head or tail of it.
- the Groucho Marx movie Duck Soup

If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house
with the conscious design of doing me good,
I should run for my life.
- Henry David Thoreau

The revenues of Cuban state-run companies are used
exclusively for the benefit of the people,
to whom they belong.
- Fidel Castro

I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things...
I play with leaves.
I skip down the street and run against the wind.
- Leo Buscaglia

No one knows his true character until he has run out of gas,
purchased something on the installment plan and raised an adolescent.
- Marcelene Cox

We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier
weapon than the machine-gun.
- George Orwell

Either you run the day or the day runs you.
- Jim Rohn

I'm French, so I'm quite lazy about exercising,
and I smoke.
But I do love going for a run in the morning with my dog.
That's all.
- Eva Green

A runner must run with dreams in his heart,
not money in his pocket.
- Emil Zatopek

For exercise, I now run with my chocolate Lab puppy,
Oscar.
- Daniela Pestova

Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.
- Twyla Tharp

There's nothing like a good cheating song to make me
want to run home to be with my wife.
- Steven Curtis Chapman

It is impossible to imagine the universe run by a wise,
just and omnipotent God, but it is quite easy to imagine
it run by a board of gods.
- H. L. Mencken

You can't be fat and fast, too; so lift,
run, diet and work.
- Hank Stram

Most children threaten at times to run away from home.
This is the only thing that keeps some parents going.
- Phyllis Diller

Run a home like you would a small business and treat
it with the same seriousness.
- Anthea Turner

All teenagers have this desire to somehow run away.
- Joan Chen

I have been through various fitness regimes.
I used to run about five miles a day and I did aerobics for a while.
- Sting

They have come up with a perfect understanding.
He won't try to run her life,
and he won't try to run his, either.
- Anonymous

Baseball is drama with an endless run and an ever-changing cast.
- Joe Garagiola

The cost of a thing is the amount
of what I will call life
which is required to be exchanged for it,
immediately or in the long run.
- Henry David Thoreau

My mother thinks I could have even run a larger company.
- Christie Hefner

In youth we run into difficulties.
In old age difficulties run into us.
- Beverly Sills

It is not our place to know the mind of God.
Spirit knows what is best in the long run -
best for each of us individually,
and best for humanity as a whole.
This is often very difficult to accept
when we see war and disease in the world
and experience physical and emotional suffering
in ourselves, our family, and our friends.
I consider this belief in God's infinite power
and ultimate wisdom to be the true test of faith.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I don't smoke, don't drink much, and go to the gym five times a week.
I live a healthy lifestyle and feel great.
I can run a marathon, you know.
- Sarah Michelle Gellar

A conservative is a man who is
too cowardly to fight and too fat to run.
- Elbert Hubbard

God made me fast.
And when I run, I feel His pleasure.
- Eric Liddell

If nominated, I will not run; if elected,
I will not serve.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full.
- King Solomon

The ability to get to the verge without getting into
the war is the necessary art.
If you try to run away from it, if you are scared to go to the brink,
you are lost.
- John Foster Dulles

Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor
in the life of an individual and of nations alike.
- Theodore Roosevelt

It's not catastrophes, murders, deaths,
diseases, that age and kill us; it's the way people look and laugh,
and run up the steps of omnibuses.
- Virginia Woolf

I said I didn't want to run for president.
I didn't ask you to believe me.
- Mario Cuomo

I might run from her for a thousand years and she is still my baby child.
Our love is so furious that we burn each other out.
- Richard Burton


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