I'll change; I'll change. I've learned that I have the strength to change.

Michael Corleone

What I am saying is, we have now what we have always needed, real partnership with the government.

Hyman Roth

Stupid thugs. People behaving like that with guns.

Hyman Roth

Every time I put my line in the water I said a Hail Mary, and every time I said a Hail Mary I caught a fish.

Fredo Corleone

He was stupid. I was lucky. I will visit him soon.

Michael Corleone

Those were the great old days,you know... And we was like the Roman Empire... The Corleone family was like the Roman Empire...

Frank Pentangeli

Whatcha go to college? To get stupid? You're really stupid!


[during a meeting in Atlantic City] I say to all of you, I have been treated this day, with no respect. I've earned you all money. I've made you rich, and I asked for little. Good. You will not give, I'll take! As for Don, Corleone, well he makes it, very clear to me today, that he is my enemy. You must choose between us.

Joey Zasa

It seems in today's world the power to absolve debt is greater than the power of forgiveness.

Archbishop Gilday

[briefing the reporters] The Pope - the Holy Father himself - has this very day blessed Michael Corleone; and you think you know better than the Pope?

Dominic Abbandando

[wanting to go on his own being an opera singer instead of a lawyer] I will always be your son, but I will never have anything to do with your business.

Anthony Vito Corleone

Tom Hagen: You know how they're going to come at you?
Michael: They want to arrange a meeting between me and Barzini. On Tessio's ground. Where I'll be safe.

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