Doing business in Godfather's way

You want to do business with the world? do it the Godfather's way. Let's consider the Corleone family as an enterprise, and the family members as the functional leaders; It will be very interesting to review the following quotations...

"Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer"
Don Vito Corleone

"I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse."
Don Vito Corleone

"Fredo, you're my older brother, and I love you. But don't ever take sides with anyone against the family again. Ever."

"I don't like violence, Tom. I'm a businessman. Blood is a big expense."

"Mr. Corleone is a man who insists on hearing bad news immediately."
Tom Hagen

"Never tell anybody outside the family what you're thinking."
Don Corleone to Sonny

"I have a sentimental weakness for my children and I spoil them, as you can see. They talk when they should be listening."
Don Vito to Sollozzo refering to Sonny

"If anything in this life is certain; If history has taught us anything, it's that you can kill anyone."
Michael to Tom and Rocco about Roth

"Whatcha go to college to get stupid? You're really stupid!"
Sonny to Michael

"Your father did business with Hyman Roth; Your father respected Hyman Roth; But your father never trusted Hyman Roth"
Pentangelli to Michael

"[We gladly put you at the helm of our little fleet,] but our ships must all sail in the same direction. Otherwise, who can say how long your stay with us will last. It's not personal, it's only business. You should know, Godfather"
Lucchesi to Michael

"It seems in today's world, the power to absolve debt is greater than the power of forgiveness."
Archbishop Gilday to Michael

"Don't overestimate the power of forgiveness."
Michael to the Archbishop

"Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in. [Our true enemy has not yet shown his face.]"
Michael to Harrison and Connie

"You will not give -- I'll take! As for Don Corleone, well he makes it very clear to me today that he is my enemy. You must chose between us."
Joey Zasa to Commission

"Times change. These days, we learn from the philanthropists like the Rockefellers. First you rob everybody, then you give to the poor."
Michael to B.J. Harrison

"Never hate your enemies -- it effects your judgement."
Michael to Vincent

"Your enemies always get strong on what you leave behind."
Vincent to group

"Politics and crime -- they're the same thing."
Michael to Tommasino

"The richest man is the one with the most powerful friends."
Altobello to Vincent

"Even the strongest man needs friends.... Politics is knowing when to pull the trigger."
Don Lucchesi to Vincent

The new overthrows the old, it's natural.