16 Powerful Quotes From The Godfather


The Godfather, a cinematic masterpiece, is probably one of the films whose dialogues everyone’s used at some point in life. One of the few mafia films they’ve done so well, The Godfather is equal parts tragic, satisfying, operatic and intimidating with the central theme being, family. The trilogy has so many great moments told nearly perfectly with meaningful dialogues by an amazing principal cast – Al Pacino, Marlon Brando and Diane Keaton to name a few. We bring to you some of our favourites, and suggest, you keep it handy for that Badassery-refill.

Don Corleone slew it, at giving life-advice especially to his children.
revenge is a dish best served cold- -The Godfather-Don vito Corleone

Providing for friends when he was least expected, that’s how Don Corleone built friendships for life.
As for the enemies, they were always under prepared for the underselling Don Vito.
a friend should always underestimate your virtues and an enemy overestimates your faults- the godfather-DON vito corleone

Coming from the guy who transformed a family-run old school mafia to a criminal empire, it just
proves that cowards are comforted with lies.
i respect those that tell me the truth, no matter how hard it is- the godfather-michael corleone

Coz the streets are uninviting, unorganized, unbiased but accepting and real. Some life lessons, no
the classroom can teach…
i have learned more in the streets than in any classroom- the godfather-DON vito corleone

Unlike his father, Michael’s endeavors were selfish. In this man-eat- man world, if you gotta survive, you’ve got to bend some rules, be a little selfish and steal some bikes…
i asked god for a bike, but i know god does not work that way. so i stole a bike and asked him for forgiveness - the godfather-michael corleone

Unlike your family, you choose your friends. And with those friends by your side, you can build
powerful empires just like Vito Corleone.
friendship is everything. friendship is more than talent.it is more than the government. it is almost the equal of fmily.- the godfather-don vito corleone

Stealth mode until you execute. Since you can’t make a reputation with what you were GOING to do.
never let anyone know what you are thinking- the godfather-michael corleone

Subtle, yet profound, the Vito Corleone way
i have a sentimental weakness for my children and i spoil them, as you can se. they talk when they should listen- the godfather-don vito corleone

Virgil Sollozzo is a shrewd businessman. Sollozzo keeps his expenses minimal. Be like Sollozzo.
i dont like violencetom, I 'm a businessman. blood is a big expense- the godfather-sollozzo

Establishing authority in a conversation with friends, no biggie for Micheal.
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 contract- the godfather-michael

Whatever we do, we do for family. For the unconditional love, only they can provide.
a man who doesn't spend time with his family can never be a real man- the godfather-don vito corleone

Vito Corleone’s greatness has stood the test of time. Be it, family, business, allies, enemies or even
the government, Vito knew his way around everything. Don Vito Corleone-Greatness- Checklist, it’s a
great men are not born great, they grow great- the godfather-don vito corleone

Yes, do that but be watchful and don’t underestimate.
there are many things my father taught me here in this room. he taught me: keep your friends close, but your enemy closer- the godfather-don vito corleone

Badass and blunt, though a little patriarchal…
women and children can afford to be careless, but not men- the godfather-don vito corleone

Don Vito did right by his family all his life. Even during the changing modern times, where none of his fair play and old-school courtliness worked, he never sided against his family. Quite a man.
you can do anything. but never go against the family- the godfather-don vito corleone

Bam! All time favourite Godfather quote. The movie’s quite an ‘offer-making 101’.
i'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse- the godfather-don vito corleone

You are really missing out on something if you haven’t seen The Godfather. The movie has a lot of
cultural contexts as well and all other ingredients of good cinema – Crime, violence, loyalty, betrayal
etc with some career-best performances. We offer you to watch the movie and come back here with
your favourite dialogues and performances in the movie. Quite an offer…



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