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Top 31 Mario Puzo Quotes on Family (LOYALTY)

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“We are a family, and the loyalty of the family must come before anything and everyone else. For if we honor that commitment, we will never be vanquished – but if we falter in that loyalty we will all be condemned.”

Mario Puzo
The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, lies in its loyalty to each other.
The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, lies in its loyalty to each other.
Friendship is everything. Friendship is more than talent. It is more than the government. It is almost the equal of family.
Friendship is everything. Friendship is more than talent. It is more than the government. It is almost the equal of family.
A man who doesn’t spend time with his family can never be a real man.
A man who doesn’t spend time with his family can never be a real man.
What is past is past. never go back. Not for excuses. Not for justification, not for happiness. You are what you are, the world is what it is.
What is past is past. never go back. Not for excuses. Not for justification, not for happiness. You are what you are, the world is what it is.

“When I was young, some women told me they loved me for my long eyelashes. I accepted. Later it was for my wit. Then for my power and money. Then for my talent. Then for my mind-deep. OK, I can handle all of it. The only woman who scares me is the one who loves me for myself alone. I have plans for her. I have poisons and daggers and dark graves in caves to hide her head. She can’t be allowed to live. Especially if she’s sexually faithful and never lies and always puts me ahead of everything and everyone.”

Mario Puzo
The only wealth in this world is children, more than all the money, power on earth.
The only wealth in this world is children, more than all the money, power on earth.
A lawyer with his briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns.
A lawyer with his briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns.
Great men are not born great, they grow great...
Great men are not born great, they grow great…
Friendship and money: oil and water.
Friendship and money: oil and water.

5 Mario Puzo Quotes About Life

“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.”

Mario Puzo
A friend should always underestimate your virtues and an enemy overestimate your faults.
A friend should always underestimate your virtues and an enemy overestimate your faults.
Many young men started down a false path to their true destiny. Time and fortune usually set them aright.
Many young men started down a false path to their true destiny. Time and fortune usually set them aright.
Not having to worry about money is almost like not having to worry about dying.
Not having to worry about money is almost like not having to worry about dying.
Why should I be afraid now? Strange men have come to kill me ever since I was twelve years old.
Why should I be afraid now? Strange men have come to kill me ever since I was twelve years old.

7 WiseMario Puzo Quotes to Live By (WISDOM)

“There are things that have to be done and you do them and you don’t talk about them. You don’t try to justify them. They can’t be justified. You just do them. Then you forget them.”

Mario Puzo
Never hate your enemies. It affects your judgment.
Never hate your enemies. It affects your judgment.
Keep your friends close but your enemies closer.
Keep your friends close but your enemies closer.

“There are things that have to be done and you do them and you never talk about them. You don’t try to justify them. They can’t be justified. You just do them. Then you forget it.”

Mario Puzo
Never get angry. Never make a threat. Reason with people.
Never get angry. Never make a threat. Reason with people.
Even the strongest man needs friends.
Even the strongest man needs friends.
I have always believed helping your fellow man is profitable in every sense, personally and bottom line.
I have always believed helping your fellow man is profitable in every sense, personally and bottom line.

9 Mario Puzo Quotes that Will Make You Think

“Do you believe a man can truly love a woman and constantly betray her? Never mind physically but betray her in his mind, in the very “poetry of his soul”. Well, it’s not easy but men do it all the time.”

Mario Puzo
Actions defined a man; words were a fart in the wind.
Actions defined a man; words were a fart in the wind.
Revenge is a dish that tastes best when served cold.
Revenge is a dish that tastes best when served cold.
Behind every successful fortune; There is crime.
Behind every successful fortune; There is crime.
Never let anyone know what you are thinking.
Never let anyone know what you are thinking.
Italians have a little joke, that the world is so hard a man must have two fathers to look after him, and that's why they have godfathers.
Italians have a little joke, that the world is so hard a man must have two fathers to look after him, and that’s why they have godfathers.
Accidents don't happen to people who take accidents as a personal insult.
Accidents don’t happen to people who take accidents as a personal insult.
Time erodes gratitude more quickly than it does beauty!
Time erodes gratitude more quickly than it does beauty!
Power isn't everything... it's the only thing.
Power isn’t everything… it’s the only thing.

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