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When I sell liquor, it's called bootlegging;
by 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

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

I have built my organization upon fear.
- Al Capone

Prohibition has made nothing but trouble.
- Al Capone

 

Vote early and vote often.
- Al Capone

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

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

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

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

Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
Cleverness is mere opinion, bewilderment is intuition.
- Rumi

Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed
to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
- Will Rogers

Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good
stock and hold it till it goes up,
then sell it.
If it don't go up, don't buy it.
- Will Rogers

If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us,
we'd all be millionaires.
- Abigail Van Buren

I used to sell furniture for a living.
The trouble was, it was my own.
- Les Dawson

Do not trouble yourself much
to get new things, whether clothes or friends...
Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts.
- Henry David Thoreau

Sooner or later, we sell out for money.
- Tony Randall

The superior man understands what is right;
the inferior man understands what will sell.
- Confucius

The advertisers who believe in the selling power of
jingles have never had to sell anything.
- David Ogilvy

Don't try to buy at the bottom and sell at the top.
It can't be done except by liars.
- Bernard Baruch

It's inappropriate and vulgar and absolutely unacceptable
to use your private life to sell anything commercially.
- Lauren Bacall

What we see is what they're trying to sell us.
It's not true nostalgic as much as it is repeating
old material because it's less expensive than new material.
- Rick Moranis

Roger King is, without a doubt, the greatest salesman
in the history of anything.
And I don't ever limit him just to television.
He could sell you anything.
- Merv Griffin

Our marine terminals are invaluable commerce infrastructure,
not only to our country but also for the many foreign
manufacturers who sell primarily in the U.S.
market.
- Dana Rohrabacher

Awards sell tickets, and they're a clever publicity stunt.
- Tony Randall

I'm competitive, so I don't like to feel marginalized
by the people who sell a lot of records.
- Liz Phair

I was a gang leader.
Although, it was a gang for defensive purposes.
It was not a gang to sell drugs.
- Jack Bowman

It's just a campy blast.
I just want to do as little as I can and make it good,
and try not to sell out.
I'm sure I will, but I'm just trying to postpone it.
- David Spade

Never sell the bear's skin before one has killed the beast.
- Jean de La Fontaine

Globalization has changed us into a company that searches the world,
not just to sell or to source, but to find intellectual capital -
the world's best talents and greatest ideas.
- Jack Welch

In Mallrats, you pretty much don't see him sell any weed,
really.
I don't consider him a big dealer.
- Jason Mewes

That was the crossover line for us, to be able to play that many shows,
sell them out real quick and have that tribe queue
up outside and still be a mystery to everybody else.
- Peter Garrett

Anything that won't sell, I don't want to invent.
Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success.
- Thomas A. Edison

I don't like to sell my finest pieces.
- Beatrice Wood

No one really gets rich doing this.
A couple people do, Black Sabbath does.
We don't sell any records anymore.
- Thurston Moore

I'll never sell 14 million like Hammer,
I just wanna do a good Ice-T show.
- Ice T

I don't particularly care how many records we sell
any more because we've kind of bought all the equipment we want to buy.
- Sean Booth

In the factory we make cosmetics; in the drugstore we sell hope.
- Charles Revson

You wouldn't want to be called a sell-out by selling a product.
Selling out was frowned on, whereas now you can major
in it at business school.
- Alan Alda

I could do what a lot of people are doing and that's
sign the best Nicaraguan fighters and then sell them to Don King,
but there's no way I'll do that.
- Alexis Arguello

Of course, I want to sell this record -
there's no point making it otherwise.
- George Michael

Your most important sale in life is to sell yourself to yourself.
- Maxwell Maltz

I got a lot of flak for having Kirk as the lead because
they all claimed it was a much harder sell,
but no one else could have done that part for many reasons.
- Donal Logue

I think it'd be a real nightmare to put a record out
and sell 20 million copies and then that's it.
- Lenny Kravitz

As musicians, and as people who sell material for people to hear and absorb,
it's important that we use that voice wisely.
- Roberta Flack

The vocals are what immediately draw people in and sell the song.
- Jerry Harrison

At the moment the Queen stuff does sell really well,
but there's no guarantee it'll go on forever.
- Brian May

You only have one thing to sell in life,
and that's yourself.
- Henry Kravis

Once you sell yourself, it's over.
You've got nothing left.
- Morgan Brittany

I've never felt like I was in the cookie business.
I've always been in a feel good feeling business.
My job is to sell joy.
My job is to sell happiness.
My job is to sell an experience.
- Debbi Fields

We have the fact we sell out every week to 67,500 and
hopefully 75,000 in the future.
We have a lot of assets.
- David Gill

Fun without sell gets nowhere but sell without fun
tends to become obnoxious.
- Leo Burnett

When we hang the capitalists they will sell us the rope we use.
- Joseph Stalin

I want to sell to people my own age,
because that's the way I write songs.
- John Mellencamp

I don't write for an audience, I don't think whether my book will sell,
I don't sell it before I finish writing it.
- Ann Patchett

Minority views expressed in films simply don't sell tickets.
- Karel Reisz

We can serve our customers well only if our buying jobs are right.
You cannot sell if you haven't ordered wanted goods into your store.
- James Cash Penney

What if Whitney was at her top, and we brought in a
name like Whitney Houston,
it would sell.
- Jenifer Lewis

German and English firms operate internationally,
while French firms do not.
The only place where they all have work is in China.
Anybody can sell himself in China!
- Helmut Jahn

Well, now I'm an old photographer and I still don't sell.
- Kim Weston

Let no one think that flexibility and a predisposition
to compromise is a sign of weakness or a sell-out.
- Paul Kagame

I see stardom very clearly as a construct that's been
created in order to sell things.
- Julie Christie

There's no such thing as 'hard sell' and 'soft sell.'
There's only 'smart sell' and 'stupid sell.'
- Leo Burnett

When good news about the market hits the front page of the New York Times,
sell.
- Bernard Baruch

When a man is trying to sell you something,
don't imagine that he is polite all the time.
- Edgar Watson Howe

I actually did use to sell shoes.
- Alex Winter

One of my proudest moments is I didn't sell my soul
for the sake of popularity.
- George W. Bush

One of the reasons I started Tzadik,
which is my own label,
is to keep things in print.
I got tired of labels dropping things out of print when they don't sell.
- John Zorn

I'd rather get a nice warmup suit.
That's something I can use.
Gold medals just sit there.
When I get old, maybe I could sell them if I need the money.
- Eric Heiden

Judging from the letters I've received from obviously
feeble-minded persons who wish I would write another These Old Shades,
it ought to sell like hot cakes.
- Georgette Heyer


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