Godfather, The: Part III

Godfather, The: Part III quotes

49 total quotes (ID: 755)

Michael Corleone
Multiple Characters


Vincent Mancini: [in the helicopter] I'd like to take Joey Zasa up in one of these and drop him.
Michael Corleone: Joey Zasa is nothing. He's a small-time enforcer. He bluffs, threats, but nothing. You can see him coming a mile away.
Vincent Mancini: We should kill him before he kills ...
Michael Corleone: No! Never hate your enemies. It affects your judgment.


Vincent Mancini: Don Lucchesi, you are a man of finance and politics. These things I don't understand.
Don Lucchesi: You understand guns?
Vincent Mancini: Yes.
Don Lucchesi: Finance is a gun. Politics is knowing when to pull the trigger.

Vincent Mancini: I am your son. Command me in all things.
Michael Corleone: Give up my daughter. That is the price you pay for the life you choose.

Vincent Mancini: Well you tell him from me, that he can live, or he can die.
Michael Corleone: Vincent, will you SHUT UP?!

Vincent Mancini: You like to gamble? Why don't we go to Atlantic City? My town. I'll show you how to gamble.
Grace Hamilton: Yeah, but I like to win. How will I know what numbers to pick?
Vincent Mancini: Do I look like a guy who's gonna lose?

[about Cardinal Lamberto] He should be careful. It's dangerous to be an honest man.

[kneeling at Don Tommasino's coffin] 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: Give me a chance to redeem myself, and I will sin, no more.

[to Kay] I spent my life protecting my son; I spent my life PROTECTING MY FAMILY!!

[to Mary] I would burn in hell to keep you safe.

[voiceover] My dear children: It is now better than several years since I moved to New York, and I haven't seen you as much as I would like to. I hope you will come to the ceremony of papal honors given for my charitable work. The only wealth in this world is children; more than all the money, power on earth, you are my treasure.

Father, I have sinned... I killed my brother... I killed my brother... I killed my mother's son... I killed my father's son...

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

Kay, I had a very different destiny planned for us.

Nephew, from this moment on, call yourself Vincent Corleone.

Never hate your enemies. It affects your judgement