40+ Famous Godfather Quotes Full of Life Lesson

40+ Famous Godfather Quotes Full of Life Lesson
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Tripboba.com - The Godfather is an American film series consists of three crime movies. It was released on March 14, 1972. The film is directed by Francis Ford Coppola and inspired by Mario Puzo's novel. It has great cinematography and plot that make the Godfather can hold up alongside modern-day movies. Besides, the amazing performance from Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, and Robert Duvall makes this a favorite film by anyone who watches it.

If you are a fan of The Godfather movie, you will definitely enjoy the Godfather quotes we have collected for you. On this page, we will share with you more than 40 valuable Godfather Quotes. Keep scrolling!


The Godfather Quotes

The Godfather Quotes
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The godfather has become the highest-grossing movie at the time. There are lots of things we can learn from the movie. Here are some inspiring Godfather quotes from the famous Mario Puzo.

  • “I'll make him an offer he can't refuse.”― Mario Puzo
  • “Friendship is everything. Friendship is more than talent. It is more than the government. It is almost the equal of family.- Don Corleone” ― Mario Puzo
  • “Great men are not born great, they grow great . . .” ― Mario Puzo
  • “Never hate your enemies. It affects your judgment.” ― Mario Puzo
  • “Revenge is a dish that tastes best when served cold.” ― Mario Puzo
  • “A friend should always underestimate your virtues and an enemy overestimate your faults” ― Mario Puzo
  • “A man who doesn't spend time with his family can never be a real man.” ― Mario Puzo
  • “The lawyer with the briefcase can steal more money than the man with the gun.” ― Mario Puzo
  • “I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse.” ― Mario Puzo
  • “I don't trust society to protect us, I have no intention of placing my fate in the hands of men whose only qualification is that they managed to con a block of people to vote for them.” ― Mario Puzo
  • “You cannot say 'no' to the people you love, not often. That's the secret. And then when you do, it has to sound like a 'yes'. Or you have to make them say 'no.' You have to take time and trouble.” ― Mario Puzo
  • “Never let anyone know what you are thinking.” ― Mario Puzo

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Famous Godfather Quotes

  • “Accidents don't happen to people who take accidents as a personal insult.” ― Mario Puzo
  • “Behind every successful fortune there is a crime.” ― Mario Puzo, 
  • “Many young men started down a false path to their true destiny. Time and fortune usually set them aright.” ― Mario Puzo
  • “Time erodes gratitude more quickly than it does beauty!” ― Mario Puzo
  • “A man who is not a father to his children can never be a real man,”
  • ― Mario Puzo
  • “Why should I be afraid now? Strange men have come to kill me ever since I was twelve years old.” ― Mario Puzo, The Godfather
  • “We are all honorable men here, we do not have to give each other assurances as if we were lawyers.” ― Mario Puzo
  • “There are things that have to be done and you do them and you never talk about them. You don't try to justify them. They can't be justified. You just do them. Then you forget it.” ― Mario Puzo
  • “It was not perhaps the warmest friendship in the world, they would not send each other Christmas gift greetings, but they would not murder each other.” ― Mario Puzo
  • “Michael could never remember his father ever having uttered a word about death as if the Don respected death too much to philosophize about it.” ― Mario Puzo
  • “It was a lie but he believed in telling lies to people. Truth-telling and medicine just didn't go together except in dire emergencies, if then.” ― Mario Puzo
  • “You can't hide the thunderbolt. When it hits you, everybody can see it. Christ, man, don't be ashamed of it, some men pray for the thunderbolt. You're a very lucky fellow.” ― Mario Puzo

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Best Godfather Quotes

Best Godfather Quotes
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Commemorate the Godfather movie by reading the following Godfather quotes. These quotes are part of the reason why the movie is so memorable.

  • "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. That’s a true story." - Michael Corleone
  • "I asked God for a bike, but I know God doesn’t work that way. So, I stole a bike and asked him for forgiveness." - Michael Corleone
  • "Friendship is everything. Friendship is more than talent. It’s more than the government. It is almost equal to the family."- Don Vito Corleone
  • "A man who doesn’t spend time with his family can never be a real man."- Don Vito Corleone
  • "You can act like a man! What’s the matter with you? Is this how you turned out, a Hollywood finocchio that cries like a woman?."- Don Vito Corleone
  • "Someday, and that day may never come, I will call upon you to do a service for me. Until that day, accept this justice as a gift on my daughter’s wedding day."- Don Vito Corleone
  • "Revenge is a dish best served cold."- Don Vito Corleone
  • "A friend should always underestimate your virtues and an enemy overestimate your faults."- Don Vito Corleone
  • "I respect those who tell me the truth no matter how hard it is."- Michael Corleone
  • "I have learned more from the streets than in any classroom."- Don Vito Corleone

Quotes from The Godfather

  • Godfather is more than another crime film. It was a reflection of how life for the mob was full of danger. The Godfather movie and quotes are memorable. Find your fave Godfather quotes below!
  • "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
  • "You can do anything but never go against the family."- Don Vito Corleone
  • "A lawyer with his briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns."- Don Vito Corleone
  • "Never hate your enemies. It clouds your judgment."- Michael Corleone
  • "I Don't Feel Like I Have To Wipe Everybody Out. Just My Enemies." -  Michael Corleone
  • "What I Want, What's Most Important To Me Is That I Have A Guarantee. No More Attempts On My Father's Life." -  Michael Corleone
  • "If Anything In This Life Is Certain, If History Has Taught Us Anything, It Is That You Can Kill Anyone." -  Michael Corleone
  • "Only Don't Tell Me That You're Innocent. Because It Insults My Intelligence And It Makes Me Very Angry."- Michael Corleone
  • "I am sorry. What happened to your father was business. I have much respect for your father. But your father, his thinking is old-fashioned. You must understand why I had to do that. Now let's work through where we go from here." - Sollozo
  • "It's true I have a lot of friends in politics, but they wouldn't be so friendly if they knew my business was drugs instead of gambling which they consider a harmless vice. But drugs, that's a dirty business."- Don Vito Corleone
  • "It's an old habit. I spent my life trying not to be careless -- women and children can be careless, but not men.- Don Vito Corleone

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