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Don Corleone: Tell me, do you spend time with your family?
Johnny Fontane: Sure I do.
Don Corleone: Good. Because a man who doesn't spend time with his family can never be a real man.
Don Corleone: You look terrible. I want you to eat, I want you to rest well. And a month from now this Hollywood big shot's gonna give you what you want.
Johnny Fontane: Too late. They start shooting in a week.
Don Corleone: I'm gonna make him an offer he won't refuse. Okay?
"You ask, what is our policy? I say it is to wage war by land, sea, and air. War with all our might and with all the strength God has given us, and to wage war against a monstrous tyranny never surpassed in the dark and lamentable catalogue of human crime. That is our policy.
You ask, what is our aim? I can answer in one word. It is victory. Victory at all costs—victory in spite of all terrors—victory, however long and hard the road may be, for without victory mere is no survival.
I take up my task in buoyancy and hope. I feel sure that our cause will not be suffered to fail among men.”
Winston Churchill Speaks to Parliament
(May 13, 1940)
"I am no stranger to the bar. I first became interested in the law when I was working in Paris for the Herald Tribune, and I covered a trial which had to do with a couple caught in a very compromising situation in a Volkswagen.
Now, everyone in France was interested in the case because it had to do with such a small car. The defense lawyer argued that it was impossible to do what the couple had been accused of doing in a Volkswagen. The judge said he didn't know if this was true or not so he appointed a commission to study it. It took them six months to render their verdict and they said, 'It was possible but very difficult'"
Art Buchwald Speaks to Law Graduates
(May 7, 1977)