Prohibition quotes

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◆ Prohibition has made nothing but trouble.
- Al Capone100
◆ Whether or not the world would be vastly benefited by a total banishment from it of all intoxicating drinks seems not now an open question. Three-fourths of mankind confess the affirmative with their tongues, and I believe all the rest acknowledge it in their hearts.
- Abraham Lincoln99
◆ The prohibition law, written for weaklings and derelicts, has divided the nation, like Gaul, into three parts...wets, drys, and hypocrites.
- Florence Sabin99
◆ Prohibition is an awful flop. We like it. It can't stop what it's meant to stop. We like it. It's left a trail of graft and slime, It don't prohibit worth a dime, It's filled our land with vice and crime. Nevertheless, we're for it.
- Franklin P Adams99
◆ To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
- Michel De Montaigne99
◆ Prohibition is better than no liquor at all.
- Will Rogers99
◆ The attempt to make the consumption of beer criminal is as silly and as futile as if you passed a law to send a man to jail for eating cucumber salad
- Stephen Leacock99
◆ There is pain in prohibition
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◆ Communism is like Prohibition, it's a good idea but it won't work
- Will Rogers99
◆ Prohibition makes you want to cry into your beer and denies you the beer to cry into.
- Don Marquis99
◆ A prohibitionist is the sort of man one couldn't care to drink with, even if he drank.
- H L Mencken99
◆ If you should see any Indians you will oblige me by repeating this prohibition to them.
- Benjamin Hawkins99
◆ For every prohibition you create you also create an underground.
- Jello Biafra99
◆ 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 Badnarik99
◆ 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 Carey99

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