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Mafia Quotes

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It was dangerous to hit the wrong kid in my neighborhood,
because a lot of the guys I played with had fathers in the Mafia.
- 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

Wherever there's opportunity, the mafia will be there.
- Johnny Kelly

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

 

The Monkees are like the mafia.
You're in for life.
Nobody gets out.
- Davy Jones

The same liberty that protects me also protects members of the Mafia.
- Barbara Amiel

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

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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 mafia.
- David Duke

I wasn't aware of it at the time, but I was a big favorite with the Mafia.
- Brenda Lee

The IRS!
They're like the Mafia, they can take anything they want!
- Jerry Seinfeld

Desperation is like stealing from the Mafia:
you stand a good chance of attracting the wrong attention.
- Douglas Horton

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

At North Hollywood High School, I was shunned by everyone.
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

The world is not dangerous because of those who do harm
but because of those who look at it without doing anything.
- Albert Einstein

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous
than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Beware of false knowledge;
it is more dangerous than ignorance.
- George Bernard Shaw

Not every difficult and dangerous thing
is suitable for training,
but only that which is conducive to success
in achieving the object of our effort.
- Epictetus

Life is a dangerous - ultimately fatal - endeavor,
so you may as well live it full out.
Chart your course, cast off the lines,
and boldly sail the seas of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great talents are the most lovely
and often the most dangerous
fruits on the tree of humanity.
They hang upon the most slender twigs
that are easily snapped off.
- Carl Jung

The most dangerous phrase in the language is,
"We've always done it this way."
- Grace Hopper

An idea that is not dangerous is
unworthy of being called an idea at all.
- Oscar Wilde

The world is a dangerous place,
not because of those who do evil,
but because of those who look on and do nothing.
- Albert Einstein

The test of all beliefs is their practical effect in life.
If it be true that optimism compels the world forward,
and pessimism retards it, then it is dangerous to
propagate a pessimistic philosophy.
- Helen Keller

Prejudice is a two-edged sword.
Like the steel sort of sword, it's very sharp, very useful,
and very dangerous if not properly mastered.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Children are curious and are risk takers.
They have lots of courage.
They venture out into a world
that is immense and dangerous.
A child initially trusts life
and the processes of life.
- John Bradshaw

Remain in wonder if you want the mysteries to open up for you.
Mysteries never open up for those who go on questioning.
Questioners sooner or later end up in a library.
Questioners sooner or later end up with scriptures,
because scriptures are full of answers.
And answers are dangerous, they kill your wonder.
- Osho

The most dangerous creation of any society is the man who has nothing to lose.
- James A. Baldwin

A person is smart. People are dumb,
panicky dangerous animals and you know it.
Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew
the Earth was the center of the universe.
Five hundred years ago,
everybody knew the Earth was flat,
and fifteen minutes ago,
you knew that humans were alone on this planet.
Imagine what you'll know tomorrow.
- the movie Men in Black

The time-traveling is just too dangerous.
Better that I devote myself to study
the other great mystery of the universe - women!
- the movie Back to the Future II

It is dangerous to be right in matters
on which the established authorities are wrong.
- Voltaire

The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
- Edmund Burke

Family life itself, that safest, most traditional,
most approved of female choices, is not a sanctuary:
It is,
perpetually, a dangerous place.
- Margaret Drabble

From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests;
you cannot subvert your neighbor's rights without striking
a dangerous blow at your own.
- Carl Schurz

Government is not reason; it is not eloquent;
it is force.
Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.
- George Washington

Your most dangerous competitors are those that are most like you.
- Bruce Henderson

I'm all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons
out of the hands of fools.
Let's start with typewriters.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Next to power without honor, the most dangerous thing
in the world is power without humor.
- Eric Sevareid

The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born -
that there is a genetic factor to leadership.
This myth asserts that people simply either
have certain charismatic qualities or not.
That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true.
Leaders are made rather than born.
- Warren G. Bennis

You know they say the most dangerous person of the
world is a member of the United States Congress just
home from a three-day fact-finding trip.
- Johnny Isakson

Anger and Danger are intimately intertwined.
An angry person is a dangerous person,
whether that person crosses our path
or whether the angry person is ourself.
To complete the anger/danger cycle,
whenever we feel threatened -
when we believe we are in danger -
we tend to exhibit anger as well as fear.
We look for someone to blame for the dangerous situation,
and direct our anger toward them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The most dangerous food is wedding cake.
- James Thurber

A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable
and more dangerous for all of us.
- Margaret Thatcher

Power is dangerous unless you have humility.
- Richard J. Daley

Power is always dangerous.
Power attracts the worst and corrupts the best.
- Edward Abbey

True, a little learning is a dangerous thing,
but it still beats total ignorance.
- Abigail Van Buren

Politics is almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous.
In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times.
- Winston Churchill

Proliferation of nuclear weapons to terrorist organisations
is far more dangerous than proliferation of nuclear weapons to states,
even states like North Korea.
- John Bruton

Boys should not play with weapons more dangerous than they understand.
- E. T. A. Hoffmann

I like directors who come on the set and create something
that's a little dangerous,
difficult or unusual.
- Elia Kazan

If a foreign country doesn't look like a middle-class
suburb of Dallas or Detroit,
then obviously the natives must be dangerous as well as badly dressed.
- Lewis H. Lapham

I think we're entering a very dangerous time.
The West has set itself up, decided it's in charge,
not for good intentions, not for the benefit of mankind.
- Thom Yorke

All generalizations are dangerous, even this one.
- Alexandre Dumas

A little knowledge is a dangerous thing,
but a little want of knowledge is also a dangerous thing.
- Samuel Butler

There are few things in the world as dangerous as sleepwalkers.
- Ralph Ellison

A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted
for insight and understanding.
- Marshall McLuhan

Is it not dangerous to have students study together for years,
copying the same models and approximately the same path?
- Theodore Gericault

Life is intrinsically, well, boring and dangerous at the same time.
At any given moment the floor may open up.
Of course, it almost never does; that's what makes it so boring.
- Edward Gorey

Almost all people have this potential for evil,
which would be unleashed only under certain dangerous social circumstances.
- Iris Chang

Nothing is more dangerous than a dogmatic worldview -
nothing more constraining,
more blinding to innovation, more destructive of openness to novelty.
- Stephen Jay Gould

It is dangerous for a national candidate to say things
that people might remember.
- Eugene McCarthy

Particularly in the final stages I always find that I'm rushed.
It's dangerous when you're rushed in the editing stage,
most of my early films are flawed in the cutting.
- Satyajit Ray

The belief that one's own view of reality is the only
reality is the most dangerous of all delusions.
- Paul Watzlawick

Tanks come in two forms: the dangerous,
deadly kind and the "liberating" kind.
- Robert Fisk

Moral cowardice that keeps us from speaking our minds
is as dangerous to this country as irresponsible talk.
- Margaret Chase Smith

If a little dreaming is dangerous, the cure for it
is not to dream less but to dream more,
to dream all the time.
- Marcel Proust

It's very clear that the Bush Administration is out of control.
It contains some truly dangerous people.
- John Pilger

A lot of places I go are dangerous, like Tel Aviv or Rio,
but that never stops me from going there and putting on a show.
I have good security.
I don't worry about that.
- Madonna Ciccone

A closet full of wire hangers can be the most dangerous place in the world.
- Paul Lynde

The courts are truly the least dangerous of the three
branches of our government.
- William Weld

In Iraq, embedding allows us to put reporters in situations
that would otherwise be too dangerous for them.
- Jim Walton

The most dangerous people are the ignorant.
- Henry Ward Beecher


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