80+ Best Mafia Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational mafia quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

Famous Mafia Quotes

Being in Harry Potter is like being in the Mafia. Once you are in, you are never really out. — Daniel Radcliffe

Abortion isn’t a lesser evil, it’s a crime. Taking one life to save another, that’s what the Mafia does. It’s a crime. It’s an absolute evil. — Pope Francis

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

The leaders of the empire, the imperial mafia-George W. Bush, Donald Rumsfeld, Richard Cheney, Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice, Paul Wolfowitz, Richard Perle, et al. … are as fanatic and as fundamentalist as Osama bin Laden. — William Blum

I think one of the ways that these young singers got started is that they would end up in clubs. And a lot of them were mafia owned. And so there was almost an unspoken kind of mafia sponsorship, which is just a very interesting part of that area’s music history. — John Lloyd Young

I was surprised to be nominated. I didn’t expect to win, but of course it would have been great. There were only three songs, and I had as good a chance as anybody else. At least the guys that did win (rap group Three 6 Mafia for the song ‘It’s Hard Out Here for a Pimp’ from the movie ‘Hustle and Flow’) are from Memphis. — Dolly Parton

Organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year. This is quite a profitable sum, especially when one consider that the Mafia spends very little for office supplies. — Woody Allen

At bottom, I mean profoundly at bottom, the FBI has nothing to do with Communism, it has nothing to do with catching criminals, it has nothing to do with the Mafia, the syndicate, it has nothing to do with trust-busting, it has nothing to do with interstate commerce, it has nothing to do with anything but serving as a church for the mediocre. A high church for the true mediocre. — Norman Mailer

Now everybody is mafia. You got the Russian mafia, the Mexican mafia. Everybody is mafia these days. — Joe Arpaio

Chrome Shop Mafia is the fun side of the business. We have a blast. — Bryan Martin

Whenever I travel around the country, somebody always walks up to me and says, ‘Mr. Darden, I’ve always wanted to meet you to tell you that you were wrong about O.J. Simpson. It was the Mafia … It was anybody but O.J. Simpson,’ — Christopher Darden

Sometimes a son will do anything just to be around his father, accepted by him. When your father is John Gotti, the flamboyant Mafia boss that everyone wants to be around. . . it is even harder to get a minute with him. — Jeffrey Lichtman

It is no secret that organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year. This is quite a profitable sum, especially when one considers that the Mafia spends very little for office supplies. — Woody Allen

You know, Castle’s the kind of guy that when he meets somebody, that’s a connection for him. He remains connected to the people that he meets. That’s the kind of guy he is, be they criminals, gangster rappers, mafia guys, art thieves, whoever it is, he nurtures those relationships. — Nathan Fillion

The triumph of anything is a matter of organization. — Kurt Vonnegut

With this arrest, the Mafia has been beheaded. — Piero Grasso

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

As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster. — Ray Liotta

They’ve got the whole Rangers’ mafia there. They always play good together and they’re better when they play for their country. — Henrik Sedin

Capitalism is the legitimate racket of the ruling class. — Al Capone

I’m funny how, I mean funny like I’m a clown? — Joe Pesci

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

They’s making it worse, the labor movement got the mafia curse. — Frank Zappa

There is no good reason good can’t triumph over evil, if only angels will get organized along the lines of the mafia. — Kurt Vonnegut

We should not let this be like the history of the Mafia, which was allowed to grow into a nationwide organization which infiltrated and corrupted so many areas of society for such a long period of time. — Donald Trump

We’re seeing some very deliberate attacks against some high profile targets right now, to showcase the talent of the attacker, so they can get work for the Russian mafia or whoever it may be. — Paul Vixie

My concern is not for the judicial system, but for the reality that the shark fin mafia of Costa Rica has a price on my head, and a Costa Rican prison would provide an excellent opportunity for someone to exercise this lethal contract against me. — Paul Watson

I never write about CIA conspiracies or the FBI or mafia or anything like that because I just dont understand that world. But I think I do understand individual human harmfulness. — Sophie Hannah

These same men who … protest they didn’t want to be involved, when these Mafia men and the junior Mafia men, the union officials in their fancy suits and pinky rings went walking into the union hall and boasted and bragged. — Gerald Shargel

If ‘The Godfather’ gets an award, does that mean the academy endorses the Mafia or the violence associated with the Mafia? Does ‘The Sopranos’ in any way promote the violence that is such an integral part of the hoodlum’s life? I don’t see the connection. — Amir Harel

Once you’re in, you’re in. It’s like the Mafia. Once a Monkee, always a Monkee. — Davy Jones

Russia is a mafia state today, and Putin is its top godfather. — Garry Kasparov

The IMF is the International Mafia Federation. They’re the loansharks of last resort. — Gerald Celente

Before you lost your mind, how did you make a living? I was a hitman for the Mafia. Are you done crying yet? I wasn’t crying! And I wish you were a hitman because, if I had money, I’d hire you right this minute to knock yourself off. — Susan Elizabeth Phillips

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

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

AARP is a large and powerful organization, similar to the Mafia but more concerned about dietary fiber. — Dave Barry

Work harder, work longer, and earn less because the mafia needs your money. — Gerald Celente

We can learn from this history, that when the Department of Justice, the FBI, the DEA and the state and local police and prosecutors were combined in a task force directed by and at the Mafia, when they looked at the Mafia and really went after them, they were able to get great great successes and prosecutions out of them and seizing their business interests, did a lot of things, including their business interests, taking them away and removing their infiltration from legitimate areas of society. — Donald Trump

The Italian Mafia started out in the same way. We have to dissolve it before it becomes too organized. — Bob Clifford

The Communist Party apparatus was the most gigantic mafia the world has ever known. — David Remnick

I would think if the Chicago Mafia came to Australia today, they would probably think that it was full of blokes who go around wrestling crocodiles – whether that be Crocodile Dundee or Steve Irwin. But one thing they would not be wondering about is where they could go to get a pizza. — Bryan Brown

One usually dies because one is alone, or because one has got into something over one’s head. One often dies because one does not have the right alliances, because one is not given support. In Sicily the Mafia kills the servants of the State that the State has not been able to protect. — Giovanni Falcone

If you’re a young Mafia gangster out on your first date, I bet it’s real embarrassing if someone tries to kill you. — Jack Handy

I don’t think I will do a Mafia character again. I want to get away from the violence a little bit, because it is starting to bother me personally. — James Gandolfini

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

A man who doesn’t spend time with his family can never be a real man. — Mario Puzo

I am originally from Indiana. I know what most of you are thinking: Indiana – mafia. — Jim Gaffigan

This mafia not only operates from Miami. It has set up an organization that operates from Mexico, using remote places for new routes. — Fidel Castro

There’s a vanity, … Almost like Mafia guys who love ‘The Godfather’ and don’t see it as an indictment against them. Some arms dealers will see this film and think it glorifies them. They’ll just be questioning how authentic it is. — Andrew Niccol

Three 6 Mafia have been around for a long time; we’ve made a lot of music. Anybody’s music can influence anybody. I’ve heard people say that our music has influenced such and such, and it could be true, and it could not. — Juicy J

The racing bug is never going to go away. It’s like the Mafia. — Davy Jones

When you get to political machines that can control a state, then you’re really into organized crime – almost. You’re fighting a political mafia. — Frank Capra

Celebrated in the Bob Dylan ballad ‘Joey,’ Crazy Joe Gallo was a charismatic beatnik gangster whose forays into Greenwich Village in the 1960s inspired his bloody revolution against the Mafia. — Tom Folsom

There are Mafia families that have bought magnificent houses on the North Shore, although not yet the great estates because they don’t want that kind of high profile. — Nelson DeMille

And still she felt more confident at the prospect of taking on the Russian Mafia than she did attending a backyard barbecue. — Nora Roberts

Three 6 Mafia was in the house, baby. That was beautiful. To me, it was one of the most genuine moments of happiness. … There’s was the most felt. — Jamie Foxx

Quite generally, international affairs have more than a slight resemblance to the Mafia. The Godfather does not take it lightly when he is crossed, even by a small storekeeper. — Noam Chomsky

The Mafia has lost its most prestigious leader. It has undergone an undeniable decapitation. — Giuseppe Pisanu

When I’m back in New York – and this is a terrible thing to complain about – I eat a lot more really, really good food than perhaps I’d like to. So many of my friends are really good chefs. It’s kind of like being in the Mafia. — Anthony Bourdain

The Mafia is a question every time an Italian raises his head. — Mario Cuomo

International relations bears more than a slight resemblance to the mafia. — Noam Chomsky

There is no rule of law until the Mafia needs lawyers. — Stephen Holmes

When the Communist Party comes to power, it acts a lot like the mafia: If you are a loyal member in good standing, everything is yours. You’re protected, even if you commit a crime. — Josef Skvorecky

Mafia is the best example of capitalism we have. — Marlon Brando

Italian-Americans are not the Mafia. — Chazz Palminteri

Wherever there’s opportunity, the mafia will be there. — Johnny Kelly

Hell, I’m not saying I’m an angel, but when it came to dirty tricks I couldn’t hold a candle to the Irish Mafia. — Jimmy Hoffa

I’m a big fan of Tiesto, and Swedish House Mafia are awesome. I absolutely want to work with them. — Joe Jonas

It’s like the mafia. Once you’re in – your in. There’s no getting out. — Kelly Slater

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

Triple 6 Mafia and Mystikal in Atlanta was one of my first shows. I remember how sweaty and smashed up everybody was, and it was so punk rock. — Yelawolf

The Italian mafia, they’re very [into] construction. They’re in a whole different way of operating than they did back in the ’20s. — Robert Loggia

When we were doing ‘The Sopranos’, I used to love that about it. There were rules, Mafia codes you had to go by, but the code is ridiculous. It’s a code among sociopaths. — David Chase

You don’t need to buy a $7 billion company to penetrate maritime security. The Mafia doesn’t buy FedEx to smuggle. — James Carafano

There is no single field of activity, not a single institution, free of the most brutal sort of corruption. Russia has bred a world-class mafia. — David Remnick

Making those under investigation candidates could send a message that the mafia appreciates, a message of impunity, a challenge to the justice system. — Piero Grasso

The Janjaweed are like a grotesque mixture of the mafia and the Ku Klux Klan, … These guys have a racist ideology that sees the Arab population as the supreme population that would like to see the subjugation of non-Arab peoples. Theyre criminal racketeers that have been supported very directly by the government to wage the war against the people of Darfur. — John Prendergast

The best defence against mafia business is full declaration of assets and incomes. — Milos Zeman

The only other scenario that could explain everything, up to and including your own bizarre apperance, is a convoluted conspiracy theory involving the Russian Mafia and a crack team of plastic surgeons. — Eoin Colfer

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