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The Godfather Part III Quotes

The Godfather Part III is a TV show that first aired in 1970 . The Godfather Part III ended its run in 1970.

It features Francis Ford Coppola as producer, Carmine Coppola in charge of musical score, and Gordon Willis as head of cinematography.

The Godfather Part III is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of The Godfather Part III is 162 minutes long. The Godfather Part III is distributed by Paramount Pictures.

The cast includes: Al Pacino as Michael Corleone, Enzo Robutti as Don Lucchesi, Sofia Coppola as Kay Corleone, Eli Wallach as Don Altobello, Richard Bright as Al Neri, Talia Shire as Connie, Sofia Coppola as Mary Corleone, Joe Mantegna as Joey Zasa, George Hamilton as B.J. Harrison, Donal Donnelly as Archbishop Gilday, Franco Citti as Calo, Al Martino as Johnny Fontaine, Don Novello as Dominic Abbandando, Helmut Berger as Frederick Keinszig, Raf Vallone as Cardinal Lamberto, Mario Donatone as Mosca, and Bridget Fonda as Grace Hamilton.

The Godfather Part III Quotes

Donal Donnelly as Archbishop Gilday

  • (Donal Donnelly) "The Pope is gravely ill. Until he recovers, I am powerless."
  • (George Hamilton) "What if he dies?"
  • (Helmut Berger) "Then, as you Americans say, all bets are off."
  • (Donal Donnelly) "It seems in today's world the power to absolve debt is greater than the power of forgiveness."

Richard Bright as Al Neri

  • (Richard Bright) "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 Pacino as Michael Corleone

  • (Al Pacino) "Never let anyone know what you are thinking."
  • (Al Pacino) "I spent my life protecting my son. I spent my life protecting my family."
  • (Sofia Coppola) "Let's be reasonable here, Michael. I mean, that's your big thing, isn't it? Reason backed up by murder."
  • (Al Pacino) "Oh, God, you hate me. You hate me."
  • (Sofia Coppola) "No, I don't hate you, Michael. I dread you."
  • (Al Pacino) "I did what I could, Kay, to protect all of you from the horrors of this world."
  • (Sofia Coppola) "But you became my horror. The children still love you, though. Especially Mary."
  • (Al Pacino) "Well, that's something. We can build on that. For their sake. Let's try."
  • (Sofia Coppola) "Only if you let Tony go to live his own life. Away from you."
  • (Al Pacino) "I'll let Tony go."
  • (Sofia Coppola) "Thank you."
  • (Al Pacino) "If someone is going around this city saying, "f*** Michael Corleone," what do we do with a piece of s*** like that? He's a f***in' dog."
  • (Joe Mantegna) "Yes, it's true. If someone were to say such a thing, they would not be a friend. They would be a dog."
  • (Al Pacino) "Never hate your enemies. It affects your judgment."
  • (Al Pacino) "I, uh, betrayed my wife. I betrayed myself. I've killed men, and I ordered men to be killed. No, it's useless. I killed -- I ordered the death of my brother; he injured me. I killed my mother's son. I killed my father's son."
  • (Al Pacino) "I feel -- I'm getting wiser now."
  • (Sofia Coppola) "The sicker you get, the wiser you get, huh?"
  • (Al Pacino) "When I'm dead, I'm gonna be really smart."
  • (Al Pacino) "Do you still fear me Kay?"
  • (Sofia Coppola) "I don't fear you Michael, I just dread you."
  • (Al Pacino) "The higher I go, the crookeder it becomes."
  • (Vincent Mancini) "You had a gun. They only had a knife. You could have talked them into surrendering. Turned them over to the police."
  • (Vincent Mancini) "Hey, Uncle Mike, Zasa sent these guys I was just sending him a message that's all."
  • (Al Pacino) "Now he has to send you a message back."
  • (Vincent Mancini) "Joey Zasa's gonna send me a message? Joey Zasa's gonna send me a message?"
  • (Talia Shire) "Michael, he did the right thing. He got Zasa's name."
  • (Al Pacino) "What's Joey Zasa got to do this this? Joey Zasa's a patso. Joey Zasa. Alright, you are what you are. It's in your nature. From now on you stick close to me. You don't go anywhere, you don't do anything, you don't talk to anyone without checking with me first, understand?"
  • (Vincent Mancini) "Yeah."
  • (Al Pacino) "I've got problems with the commission, young man."
  • (Vincent Mancini) "Yeah, I know."
  • (Al Pacino) "You don't make them any easier."
  • (Vincent Mancini) "I know."
  • (Al Pacino) "Alright, go on. Get out of here."
  • (Talia Shire) "Michael."
  • (Al Pacino) "Yes."
  • (Talia Shire) "Now they'll fear you."
  • (Al Pacino) "Maybe they should fear you."
  • (Al Pacino) "Altobello, you f***. You deceitful old f***."
  • (Al Pacino) "Vincent, would you SHADDUP?"
  • (Vincent Mancini) "I'd like to take Joey Zasa up in one of these and drop him."
  • (Al Pacino) "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 --"
  • (Al Pacino) "No. Never hate your enemies. It affects your judgment."
  • (Al Pacino) "Nephew, from this moment on, call yourself Vincent Corleone."
  • (Vincent Mancini) "Well you tell him from me, that he can live, or he can die."
  • (Al Pacino) "Vincent, will you SHUT UP."
  • (Al Pacino) "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."
  • (Vincent Mancini) "I am your son. Command me in all things."
  • (Al Pacino) "Give up my daughter. That is the price you pay for the life you choose."
  • (Al Pacino) "Italian politics have had these men for centuries. They are the true Mafia."
  • (Al Pacino) "He'd better be careful. It's dangerous to be a honest man."
  • (Al Pacino) "Just when I thought I was out -- they pull me back in."
  • (Al Pacino) "Friends and money; oil and water."
  • (Al Pacino) "I would burn in hell to keep you safe."
  • (Al Pacino) "I swear on the lives of my children, give me one last chance to redeem myself and I will sin no more."
  • (Al Pacino) "Don't ever give an order like that again. Not while I'm alive."
  • (Vincent Mancini) "Uncle Mike, it had to be done. You were too sick to make a decision. I got the go ahead from Neri and Connie."
  • (Al Pacino) "Connie."
  • (Vincent Mancini) "It was the right thing to do."
  • (Al Pacino) "It was not the right thing to do. I command this family, right or wrong. It was not what I wanted. Understand?"
  • (Vincent Mancini) "Yes."
  • (Richard Bright) "Yes."
  • (Talia Shire) "Yes."
  • (Al Pacino) "Vincent, help me to my bed. I want to talk to you alone."
  • (Al Pacino) "My brother, your father, he and I. Opposites. But I never doubted his love. He would do anything for me. But his temper. Clouded his judgement. I don't want to see the same thing happen to you."
  • (Al Pacino) "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."

Joe Mantegna as Joey Zasa

  • (Joe Mantegna) "Bastardo."
  • (Joe Mantegna) "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."
  • (Joe Mantegna) "I earned that territory with my talent. Commission gave it to me, and you approved."
  • (Al Pacino) "Yes."
  • (Vincent Mancini) "Hey, Uncle Mike, I came here for the party. I'm not here to ask you for any kind of help. I could just kill this bastard. He's the one who needs the help."
  • (Al Pacino) "So kill him. What does all this have to do with me?"
  • (Vincent Mancini) "Well, he's going around behind your back saying "f*** Michael Corleone" all the time. See, that's one thing it has to do with you, right?"
  • (Vincent Mancini) "Say it to his face one time, say it to his face. ONE TIME."
  • (Joe Mantegna) "Mr. Corleone, all bastards are liars. Shakespeare wrote poems about it."
  • (Vincent Mancini) "What am I gonna do with this guy, Uncle Mike. WHAT AM I GONNA DO WITH THIS GUY."
  • (Al Pacino) "Joey, if there is some guy running around this city saying "f*** Michael Corleone," what do we do with a piece of s*** like that? He's a f***in' dog."
  • (Joe Mantegna) "Yes, it's true, if anyone would say such a thing they would not be a friend, they would be a dog."
  • (Al Pacino) "My interests don't conflict with Mr. Joe Zasa's."
  • (Vincent Mancini) "Oh you don't know how much your interests conflict with Mr. Joe Zasa's, Uncle Michael."
  • (Talia Shire) "He needs your support, Michael."
  • (Vincent Mancini) "Don't let me work for this guy no more, Uncle Mike. Let me come work for you."
  • (Al Pacino) "For me? As what? Tough guy? I don't need tough guys. I need more lawyers. Since we have no conflicts, no debts, I accept your tribute. I wish you well. Vincent, make your peace with Mr. Joe Zasa, come on."
  • (Joe Mantegna) "Bastardo."
  • (Al Pacino) "Oh, Jesus Christ. Close it."
  • (Vincent Mancini) "Hey Uncle Mike, I told Connie this wasn't the right time for this. I mean, I know you're into bankers and Wall Street but everyone knows you're the final word, you're like the Supreme Court. All I want to do is protect you from these guys and your lawyers can't do that."
  • (Al Pacino) "But you can."
  • (Vincent Mancini) "Yeah, I can do that."
  • (Al Pacino) "And why should I be afraid of Joe Zasa?"
  • (Vincent Mancini) "Well, he knows you're stopping him from rising up in the commission, Uncle Mike. I say we make him dead. You give me the order and I'll take care of it."
  • (Al Pacino) "You'll take care of it? Maybe you should come with me for a few weeks. See what happens. See if you learn. Then, we'll talk about your future."
  • (Vincent Mancini) "I won't let you down."
  • (Al Pacino) "Alright, go on."
  • (Joe Mantegna) "The Miucci association and elected you their Italian American man of the year."
  • (Al Pacino) "Oh, Miucci. Who's Miucci?"
  • (Joe Mantegna) "He's the Italian American who invented the telephone. He did it one year before Alexander Graham Bell."
  • (Al Pacino) "Oh. And this is the reason you have come to my home on this day."
  • (Joe Mantegna) "I have a stone in my shoe, Mr. Corleone. A two-bit punk who works for me. Who thinks he's related to you. A bastard."
  • (Richard Bright) "He's here. Vincent Mancini. He's at the party."
  • (Al Pacino) "Well, bring him in."
  • (Joe Mantegna) "I think it's good that we talk. I have a problem. Now I have to find out if it is my problem or your problem."
  • (Al Pacino) "Joey, your business is your business. I have no interest, no percentages. I'm out."
  • (Joe Mantegna) "Good, then it is my problem."
  • (Talia Shire) "Michael, you know Vincent Mancini. Sonny's boy."
  • (Vincent Mancini) "Hey, how you doin' Mr. Corleone."
  • (Al Pacino) "How you doing."
  • (Vincent Mancini) "I'm doin' good. How you doin'?"
  • (Al Pacino) "Good."
  • (Vincent Mancini) "Nice party."
  • (Al Pacino) "Oh, you like it?"
  • (Vincent Mancini) "Yeah, I had to sneak in."
  • (Al Pacino) "Well, you dressed for it. What's the trouble between you and Mr. Joe Zasa?"
  • (Vincent Mancini) "Just trouble. I'll take care of it."
  • (Al Pacino) "That's foolish of you."
  • (Vincent Mancini) "Foolish of me? It's a little foolish of this guy don't you think? Right? RIGHT."
  • (Al Pacino) "Temper like his father. Vincent, Mr. Joe Zasa now owns what used to be the Corleone family business in New York. Out of the kindness of his heart he gave you a job with his family. Contrary to my advice you took the job. I offered you something better. Something in the legitimate world. You turned me down. Now you both come to me with this bad blood. What do you expect me to do? Am I a gangster?"
  • (Vincent Mancini) "No, no, you're not a gangster, Uncle Mike."
  • (Talia Shire) "Michael, that's Papa's old neighborhood now it's a sewer. Zasa runs it like a disgrace the ladies told me."

Franco Citti as Calo

  • (Franco Citti) "Power wears out those who do not have it."

Enzo Robutti as Don Lucchesi

  • (Vincent Mancini) "Don Lucchesi, you are a man of finance and politics. These things I don't understand."
  • (Enzo Robutti) "You understand guns?"
  • (Vincent Mancini) "Yes."
  • (Enzo Robutti) "Finance is a gun. Politics is knowing when to pull the trigger."
  • (Enzo Robutti) "It's not personal. It's business."
  • (Al Pacino) "Very well. You want to do business with me. I will do business with you."

Eli Wallach as Don Altobello

  • (Eli Wallach) "The richest man is the one with the most powerful friends."
  • (Eli Wallach) "Treachery is everywhere."
  • (Al Pacino) "You still have your fingers on the strings, even now."
  • (Eli Wallach) "You are my 'ace in the hole,' as we say in America. I have a stone in my shoe. You can remove it."
  • (Mario Donatone) "Only one stone?"
  • (Eli Wallach) "It's dangerous. A famous man. You will have to take precautions."
  • (Mario Donatone) "Tell me what to do. Then I will tell you my price."
  • (Eli Wallach) "This is the hero who put Joey Zasa in his grave. If we'd known of his existence, we would never have backed Joey."
  • (Enzo Robutti) "No one wants another Joe."
  • (Eli Wallach) "I've lost the lust for women, and now my mind is clear."
  • (Eli Wallach) "I must accept my age, and grow my olives and tomatoes."

Don Novello as Dominic Abbandando

  • (Don Novello) "The Pope; the Holy Father himself; has this very day blessed Michael Corleone; and you think you know better than the Pope?"

Sofia Coppola as Mary Corleone

  • (Sofia Coppola) "SPOILER:"
  • (Sofia Coppola) "Dad?"
  • (Sofia Coppola) "It never ends."
  • (Sofia Coppola) "I'll always love you."
  • (Vincent Mancini) "Love somebody else."

Raf Vallone as Cardinal Lamberto

  • (Raf Vallone) "Your sins are terrible. It is just that you suffer. Your life could be redeemed, but I know you don't believe that. You will not change."

Bridget Fonda as Grace Hamilton

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

George Hamilton as B.J. Harrison

  • (George Hamilton) "The Pope's doing exactly what you said he'd do, he's cleaning house."
  • (Al Pacino) "He should be careful. It's dangerous to be an honest man."

Talia Shire as Connie

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Al Martino as Johnny Fontaine

  • (Al Martino) "It's your favorite song, Michael, where you going?"
  • (Al Pacino) "I'm just gonna go into the kitchen and listen to some Tony Bennett records."

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