Danny Aiello Quotes

There was certainly less profanity in the Godfather than in the Sopranos. There was a kind of respect. It's not that I totally agreed with it, but it was a great piece of art.

Great Quotes, Respect Quotes, Greed Quotes

We talk about Hollywood being pro-labor, yet about 70% of our industry has been farmed out to Canada, meaning we are losing jobs like crazy. Where's organized labor asking how we can allow such a thing to happen?

Organize Quotes

I fell in love with the most beautiful girl in the Bronx.

Love Quotes

 

People call me an instinctive actor. I used to consider that an insult early on, only because I had never studied. Now... I love it.

Love Quotes

At some point in my life, before I was gone, I wanted to make an album, even if it was for no reason other than posterity.

Life Quotes

I was just so blatantly shy throughout my life.

Life Quotes

Look, people have an image of Italians. When I go somewhere in the world, I don't care where it is, when they look at me it's not about my intelligence. It's who can I beat up.

Intelligence Quotes

People have an image of Italians. When I go somewhere in the world, I don't care where it is, when they look at me it's not about my intelligence. It's who can I beat up.

Intelligence Quotes

My mother was the total influence. My father was what we call a nomadic person; he was a wanderer.

Influence Quotes

I don't know anyone who curses the way they do on the Sopranos. Not in an Italian household. I never said the word hell in front of my mother.

Hell Quotes

I have sons, and they have never said the word hell in front of me or my wife. That's the truth.

Truth Quotes, Hell Quotes

Death can't be so bad if mom went through it. It makes it easier for the child to follow.

Death Quotes

I used to make up stories about my father. I would go to the movies and look for a character who looked like my father.

Character Quotes

If I stunk for some reason, you can always blame it on the character.

Character Quotes, Blame Quotes

I'm a traditionalist. I have certain values I live by.

Values Quotes

I need distractions. Good distractions, not bad ones. A good distraction for me is a great play.

Action Quotes, Great Quotes

My father was never around. It was almost as if he didn't exist. I would tell my friends he was in Cleveland, on business. Sometimes, every six months or so, he would come by for dinner.

Business Quotes