Money is power.
It is a good person that sees and keeps silent.
A word of honor is worth blood.
You should not talk good or bad about things that doesn't concern you.
The liar cries best of all.
I know nothing, I didn't
see anything, I wasn't there,
and if I was there, I was asleep.
I want this guy dead! I want his family dead! I want his house burned
to the ground! I want to go there in the middle of the night and piss on his ashes!
You can get further with a kind word and a gun than you can with just
a kind word.
"I'm forty-seven. Forty-seven years old. You know how I stayed alive
this long? Fear. Fearsome acts. A man steals from me, I cut off his hand. If he lies to me, I cut out his tongue. If he stands
up against me, I cut off his head, stick it on a pike and lift it up for all to see. A spectacle of fearsome acts. That's
what maintains the order of things. Fear."
BILL THE BUTCHER
( It's not really a mafia syaing but I liked it a lot. It deserves a place on my
"This life of ours, this
is a wonderful life. If you can
get through life like this and get away with it, hey,
that's great. But its very,
very unpredictable. There's
so many ways you can screw it up."
"I never lie to any man
because I don't fear anyone.
The only time you lie is when you are afraid."
"Murders came with smiles,
shooting people was no big deal
for us Goodfellas."
"Keep your friends close,
but your enemies closer"
"Io sono huomo di cortelle e si tu no mascolta io te do na cortelatta"
When you make a death threat to some
one, you don't write it down on paper and send it to them by mail. You say it to their face and you make sure they never forget
the look in your eyes. Make sure they remember that look, until the day you kill them. ~Giuliano