Italian Gangster Proverbs

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He who begins many things finishes but few.

Italian Proverb

The best armor is to keep out of range.

Italian Proverb

Everyone loves justice in the affairs of another.

Italian Proverb

Between saying and doing many a pair of shoes is worn out.

Italian Proverb

One may have good eyes and yet see nothing.

Italian Proverb

By learning to obey, you will know how to command.

Italian Proverb

Once the game is over, the King and the pawn go back in the same box.

Italian Proverb

To a quick question, give a slow answer.

Italian Proverb

To him who is determined it remains only to act.


Very few of the early Italian humanists were really humane.

Irving Babbitt

When I first came to New York and saw Italian families and their displays of affection, I was taken aback a bit because it was uninhibited.

Frank McCourt

BELLADONNA, n. In Italian a beautiful lady; in English a deadly poison. A striking example of the essential identity of the two tongues.

Ambrose Bierce

Last night, two men tried to force my shutters. I recognized them: they are two of Rodin's Italian models. He told them to kill me. I am in his way; he wants to get rid of me.

Camille Claudel

I was discriminated against because I was Jewish, Italian, black and Puerto Rican. But maybe the worst prejudice I experienced was against the poor. I grew up on welfare and often had to move in the middle of the night because we couldn't pay the rent.

Philip Zimbardo

My favorite kitchen was the Japanese and the Italian kitchen.

Karl Lagerfeld

My father was an American who could cuss in Italian and make an aria out of it. It was wonderful to watch. But then again, he was a Gemini. I believe in that stuff.

Dominic Chianese

You people married to Italian men, you know what it's like.

Geraldine Ferraro

I grew up within Italian-American neighborhoods, everybody was coming into the house all the time, kids running around, that sort of stuff, so when I finally got into my own area, so to speak, to make films, I still carried on.

Martin Scorsese

I have consciously not taken the role of a gangster, which has been offered to me far too many times.

Stanley Tucci

In fact, it is amazing how much European films - Italian, French, German and English - have recovered a certain territory of the audience in their countries over the last few years.

Wim Wenders
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