Michael Corleone is the Don Corleone's youngest son and just recently returned from serving in WWII. Michael is Vito's only college-educated child and does not want to be apart of the family business. However, when his father is nearly killed, Michael steps up to be the boss he needs to be.
Don Corleone: I never wanted this for you. I work my whole life - I don't apologize - to take care of my family, and I refused to be a fool, dancing on the string held by all those bigshots. I don't apologize - that's my life - but I thought that, that when it was your time, that you would be the one to hold the string. Senator Corleone; Governor Corleone. Well, it wasn't enough time, Michael. It wasn't enough time.
Michael: We'll get there, pop. We'll get there.
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Tom Hagen: Tessio. I always thought it would be Clemenza.
Michael: It's the smart move. Tessio was always smarter.
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