A group of politicians deciding to
dump a President because his
morals are bad is like the Mafia
getting together to bump off the
Godfather for not going to
church on Sunday.
Russell Baker
At North Hollywood High
School, I was shunned by
I would sit down in the
cafeteria, and students would get
up from the table and walk
away. They thought I was from
the Mafia.
Philip Zimbardo
Desperation is like stealing from
the Mafia: you stand a good
chance of attracting the wrong
Douglas Horton
I lost 30 pounds to play my
character in 'The Mexican', but
people don't take to skinny
mafia men, and I don't feel right
when I'm thin.
James Gandolfini
I wasn't aware of it at the time,
but I was a big favorite with the
Brenda Lee
It was dangerous to hit the
wrong kid in my neighborhood,
because a lot of the guys I
played with had fathers in the
Tim Robbins
Ours is a government of checks
and balances. The Mafia and
crooked businessmen make out
checks, and the politicians and
other compromised officials
improve their bank balances.
Steve Allen
Popular culture tells you that
schools and parents don't know
what's going on, the police are
dogs, politicians are all liars and
scum, and any crime that's not
committed by the Mafia is done
by the CIA.
Stanley Crouch
Russia's biggest problem is
organized crime and its leaders
are influenced by the Russian
mafia. But it's not right to call it
a Russian mafia, it's a Jewish
David Duke
The IRS! They're like the Mafia,
they can take anything they
Jerry Seinfeld
The Monkees are like the mafia.
You're in for life. Nobody gets
Davy Jones
The same liberty that protects
me also protects members of the
Barbara Amiel
Wherever there's opportunity,
the mafia will be there.
Johnny Kelly

"I'm going to make him an
offer he can't refuse." ~ Don
Vito Corleone (Marlon Brando),
The Godfather
"Do you spend time with your
family? Good. Because a man
that doesn't spend time with
his family can never be a real
man." ~ Don Vito Corleone
(Marlon Brando), The Godfather
"Leave the gun. Take the
cannolis." ~ Clemenze (Richard
Castellano), The Godfather
"It's a Sicilian message. It
means Luca Brasi sleeps with
the fishes." ~ Clemenze
(Richard Castellano), The
"I know it was you, Fredo. You
broke my heart. You broke my
heart." ~ Michael Corleone (Al
Pacino), The Godfather Part II
"Just when I thought that I was
out they pull me back in." ~
Michael Corleone (Al Pacino),
The Godfather Part III
"Alright, listen to me. You pull
up right where she lives,
right? Before you get outta
the car, you lock both doors.
Then, get outta the car, you
walk over to her. You bring
her over to the car. Dig out
the key, put it in the lock and
open the door for her. Then
you let her get in. Then you
close the door. Then you walk
around the back of the car
and look through the rear
window. If she doesn't reach
over and lift up that button so
that you can get in: dump
~ Sonny (Chazz Palminteri), A
Bronx Tale
"I'm funny how? I mean
funny-- like I'm a clown? I
amuse you? I make you laugh?
I'm here to fuckin amuse you?
How the fuck am I funny?!
What the fuck is so funny
about me?!" ~ Tommy (Joe
Pesci), Goodfellas
"What the fuck are you doing?
You're hanging around my
fuckin' neck like a vulture,
like impending danger." ~
Tommy (Joe Pesci), Goodfellas
"Paulie may have moved slow,
but it was only because Paulie
didn't have to move for
anybody." ~ Henry Hill (Ray
Liotta), Goodfellas
"Forget about it is like if you
agree with someone, you
know, like Raquel Welch is
one great piece of ass, forget
about it. But then, if you
disagree, like A Lincoln
is better than a Cadillac?
Forget about it! you know? But
then, it's also like if
something's the greatest thing
in the world, like mingia those
peppers, forget about it. But
it's also like saying Go to hell!
too. Like, you know, like "Hey
Paulie, you got a one inch
pecker?" and Paulie says
"Forget about it!" Sometimes
it just means forget about it."
~ Donnie Brasco (Johnny Depp)
"No matter how big a guy
might be, Nicky would take
him on. You beat Nicky with
fists, he comes back with a
bat. You beat him with a
knife, he comes back with a
gun. And you beat him with a
gun, you better kill him,
because he'll keep comin'
back and back until one of you
is dead." ~ Ace
Rothstein (Robert De
Niro), Casino
"Well make more fuckin'
money. This is America. You
don't make money, then
you're a fuckin' douchebag."
~ Mr. French (Ray Winstone),The
"He Marvin Gayed his own
nephew. The boss of the
family." ~ Vito (Joe Ganniscoli),
referring to Uncle Junior
shooting Tony