Look! I'd love to smack Joey Zasa and then whack the bag, Okay? But it's impossible. He's always mingling with people. In front of TV cameras, in his own neighborhood, it's impossible.

Al Neri

Goodbye my old friend. You could have lived a little longer, I could be closer to my dream. You were so loved, Don Tommasino. Why was I so feared, and you so loved? What was it? I was no less honorable. I wanted to do good. What betrayed me? My mind? My heart? Why do I condemn myself so? I swear, on the lives of my children

Michael Corleone

Power wears out those who do not have it.

Calo

Just when I thought I was out... they pull me back in.

Michael Corleone

[talking with Sollozzo in the restaurant] I frisked him, he's clean... I frisked a thousand young punks.

Capt. McCluskey

Never hate your enemies. It affects your judgment.

Michael Corleone

Bonasera... Bonasera.

Don Corleone

Never let anyone outside the family know what you're thinking.

Don Corleone

[sees Sonny in the mortuary] Look how they massacred my boy.

Don Corleone

[practicing speech] Don Corleone, I am honored and grateful that you have invited me to your home on the wedding day of your daughter. And may their first child be a masculine child.

Luca Brasi

Mikey, why don't you tell that nice girl you love her? I love you with all-a my heart, if I don't see-a you again soon, I'm-a gonna die...

Clemenza

Goddamn FBI don't respect nothin'.

Sonny

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