The best Quotes from The Godfather

The best Quotes from The Godfather

The Godfather is a 1972 American epic crime film directed by Francis Ford Coppola, who co-wrote the screenplay with Mario Puzo, based on Puzo's best-selling 1969 novel of the same title. The film stars Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Richard Castellano, Robert Duvall, Sterling Hayden, John Marley, Richard Conte, and Diane Keaton.

He never asks a second favour when he's been refused the first.
Tom Hagen
Why did you go to the police? Why didn't you come to me first?
Don Vito Corleone
I believe in America. America has made my fortune.
I spent my whole life trying not to be careless. Women and children can afford to be careless, but not men.
Don Vito Corleone in The Godfather - Teil 1
Good health is the most important thing. More than success, more than money, more than power.
Hyman Roth in The Godfather - Teil 2
If anything in this life is certain, if history has taught us anything, it is that you can kill anyone.
Michael Corleone in The Godfather - Teil 2
Only don't tell me you're innocent. Because it insults my intelligence and makes me very angry.
Michael Corleone in The Godfather - Teil 1
In Sicily, women are more dangerous than shotguns.
Calo in The Godfather - Teil 1
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
Don Vito Corleone in The Godfather - Teil 1
Finance is a gun. Politics is knowing when to pull the trigger.
Don Lucchesi in The Godfather - Teil 3
Never hate your enemies. It affects your judgment.
Michael Corleone in The Godfather - Teil 3
There are many things my father taught me here in this room. He taught me: keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.
Michael Corleone in The Godfather - Teil 2
My father made him an offer he couldn't refuse.
Luca Brasi held a gun to his head, and my father assured him that either his brains or his signature would be on the contract.
Michael Corleone in The Godfather - Teil 1

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I learned I couldn't shed light on love other than to feel its comings and goings and be grateful.
Memories are simply moments that refuse to be ordinary
Diane Keaton - Then Again
The best relationships develop out of friendships.
I don't think that because I'm not married it's made my life any less. That old maid myth is garbage.
A sense of freedom is something that, happily, comes with age and life experience.
Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent.
It's easy to fool the eye but it's hard to fool the heart.
Vanity is my favourite sin.
I'm an actor, not a star. Stars are people who live in Hollywood and have heart-shaped swimming pools.
I don't need bodyguards. I'm from the South Bronx.
My weaknesses... I wish I could come up with something. I'd probably have the same pause if you asked me what my strengths are. Maybe they're the same thing.
I like to visit L.A., but I wouldn't want to live there.
The hardest thing about being famous is that people are always nice to you.
I don't like to watch my own movies - I fall asleep in my own movies.
Italy has changed. But Rome is Rome.
You'll have time to rest when you're dead.
It's no big thing, but you make big things out of little things sometimes.
I'll keep on acting 'til they wipe the drool. I like the business. I like to do different parts and diverse characters. I haven't lost my enthusiasm yet!
Today, everything has to be made by committee, and has to have special effects, but there's always room for good films.
I love the smell of juice boxes in the morning.
I've always remembered something Sanford Meisner, my acting teacher, told us. When you create a character, it's like making a chair, except instead of making someting out of wood, you make it out of yourself. That's the actor's craft - using yourself to create a character.
Look at what happened during Prohibition - a handful of poor, uneducated immigrants from Sicily became stronger than all the laws, courts, and police here in the States.
Tommy Angelo in Mafia
I've had many enemies over the years. If there's one thing I've learned, it's never engage in a fight you're sure to lose. On the other hand, never let anyone who has insulted you get away with it. Bide your time and strike back when you're in a position of strength - even if you no longer need to strike back.
I've come from nowhere, and I'm not shy to go back.
The police are either incompetent or corrupt. Or both.
Assane Diop in Lupin - Season 2 Episode 1
When you find a man you wish to marry, Tessa, remember this: You will know what kind of man he is not by the things he says, but by the things he does.
If you carry joy in your heart, you can heal any moment.
In Italy, we have a saying, "Love rules without rules."
Lino in From Scratch - Season 1 Episode 1
When God made Sicily, he made an absolute paradise. And then, to balance it out, he made Sicilians.
Lino in From Scratch - Season 1 Episode 1
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
As much money and life as you could want! The two things most human beings would choose above all - the trouble is, humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things that are worst for them.

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