Mario Puzo: Author Bio About and Best Quotes

Ten of My Favorite Mario Puzo Quotes 

Quotes, who doesn’t love a good quote? This series of articles we look at Top 10 Famous Quotes by Author Mario Puzo, author quotes are always a challenge and fun to pick, with Mario Puzo you will find my Ten favorites of Mario Puzo’s quotes. 

About Mario Puzo

In the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood of New York, Puzo was born into a poor family of Neapolitan immigrants. Many of his books draw heavily on this heritage. He graduated from City College of New York and joined the United States Army Air Forces. Due to his poor eyesight, the military allowed him to serve as an officer of public relations in Germany during World War II. Among American Vanguard’s first short stories was The Last Christmas, published in 1950. He published his first book, The Dark Arena, in 1955, after the war.

Born: October 15, 1920,  Manhattan, New York, The United States
Died: July 02, 1999
Genre: Literature & Fiction, Classics, Mafia

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Popular Quotes

“I’ll make him an offer he can’t refuse.”
― Mario Puzo, The Godfather

 “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, The Godfather

“Friendship is everything. Friendship is more than talent. It is more than the government. It is almost the equal of family.- Don Corleone”
― Mario Puzo, The Godfather

 “A friend should always underestimate your virtues and an enemy overestimate your faults”
― Mario Puzo, The Godfather

 “The lawyer with the briefcase can steal more money than the man with the gun.”
― Mario Puzo, The Godfather

 “A man who doesn’t spend time with his family can never be a real man.”
― Mario Puzo, The Godfather

“Revenge is a dish that tastes best when served cold.”
― Mario Puzo, The Godfather

 “Great men are not born great, they grow great . . .”
― Mario Puzo, The Godfather

“Never hate your enemies. It affects your judgment.”
― Mario Puzo, The Godfather

“I’m gonna make him an offer he can’t refuse.”
― Mario Puzo, The Godfather

10 Famous Quotes by Author Mario Puzo

So there you have it my Ten favorite quotes by Mario Puzo, please comment below and share your favorite quotes by the fantastic author Mario Puzo.  Furthermore, if you find any Authors not covered for there, top 10 quotes let me know and I will review their works and find some of their best quotes as has been done here for Mario Puzo. 

One Final Bonus – Mario Puzo Quote 

“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, Fools Die

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