“I will make him an offer he cannot refuse.” - Once you read this you cannot help hearing the line in your head in Marlon Brando’s voice. Such was the genius of the actor and there is no denying that. But then, consider the genius of the author Mario Puzo who aptly fit this line in his book. The Godfather series is definitely one of the best literary works of all time. Wouldn’t you want to go through a few of Mario Puzo's quotes? This is my compilation of the best Mario Puzo quotes.
"Never hate your enemies. It affects your judgment."
"A lawyer with his briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns."
"Finance is a gun. Politics is knowing when to pull the trigger."
“A friend should always underestimate your virtues and an enemy overestimate your faults”
“Revenge is a dish that tastes best when served cold.”
“I don't trust society to protect us, I have no intention of placing my fate in the hands of men whose only qualification is that they managed to con a block of people to vote for them.”
"Friendship and money: oil and water."
"The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, lies in its loyalty to each other."
“Accidents don't happen to people who take accidents as a personal insult.”
“Keep your friends close but your enemies closer.”
“Never let anyone know what you are thinking.”
“Take the gun. Leave the cannoli.”
“Friendship is everything. Friendship is more than talent. It is more than the government. It is almost the equal of family."
"You can't hide the thunderbolt. When it hits you, everybody can see it. Christ, man, don't be ashamed of it, some men pray for the thunderbolt. You're a very lucky fellow."
Many of these quotes must have rung a bell in your mind. Anyone who has read ‘The Godfather’ book series or watched ‘The Godfather’ movie series would recollect a few of them. There are some quotes by Mario Puzo which we often use but never knew that they were coined by him. Let me know which are your favourite Mario Puzo quotes or may be dialogues from ‘The Godfather’ series.