The Godfather Part III (1990) quotes

Director
Francis Ford Coppola.

Cast
Al Pacino.
Diane Keaton.
Andy Garcia.

In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in New York City and Italy in 1979, aging Mafia Don Michael Corleone seeks to avow for his sins, while taking his nephew Vincent Mancini under his wing.

Never hate your enemies. It affects your judgment.
– Michael Corleone

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

Never let anyone know what you are thinking.
– Michael Corleone

I feel… I’m getting wiser now.
– Michael Corleone
The sicker you get, the wiser you get, huh?
– Kay Corleone
When I’m dead, I’m gonna be really smart.
– Michael Corleone

The higher I go, the crookeder it becomes.
– Michael Corleone

When they come… they come at what you love.
– Michael Corleone

The richest man is the one with the most powerful friends.
– Don Altobello

Just when I thought I was out… they pull me back in.
– Michael Corleone

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

Italian politics have had these men for centuries. They are the true Mafia.
– Michael Corleone

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

I’ve lost the lust for women, and now my mind is clear.
– Don Altobello

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.
– Michael Corleone

I’ll always love you.
– Mary Corleone
Love somebody else.
– Vincent Mancini

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

He’d better be careful. It’s dangerous to be a honest man.
– Michael Corleone

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

Power wears out those who do not have it.
– Calo

I would burn in hell to keep you safe.
– Michael Corleone

Your enemies always get strong on what you leave behind.
– Michael Corleone

I swear on the lives of my children, give me one last chance to redeem myself and I will sin no more.
– Michael Corleone

It seems in today’s world the power to absolve debt is greater than the power of forgiveness.
– Archbishop Gilday

Friends and money – oil and water.
– Michael Corleone

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.
– Michael Corleone

Treachery is everywhere.
– Don Altobello
You still have your fingers on the strings, even now.
– Michael Corleone

It’s not personal. It’s business.
– Don Lucchesi
Very well. You want to do business with me. I will do business with you.
– Michael Corleone