100+ Tony Soprano Quotes that makes him a Notorious Crime Lord

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Born on 1959 Anthony John Soprano is a fictional character. In the HBO television drama series The Sopranos aired from 1999 to 2007, Soprano was a protagonist. He is referred to as Tony Soprano. The show has six seasons and the creator of the show David Chase, who created the character and was responsible for the characters story arc throughout the entire series.

Tony Soprano is slightly based on a real-life mobster Vincent “Vinny Ocean” Palermo in New Jersey, and he was the boss of DeCavalcante crime family. Tony Soprano was portrayed by Bobby Boriello as a child in one episode along with Mark Damiano II in another episode. Danny Petrillo played Tony in three episodes as a teenager.

The character arc of Tony Soprano is as follows; in the first season is the head of DiMeo crime family, he is promoted to a street boss in between first and second seasons, and he retains the position till the sixth season. Up until the sixth season, Tony’s uncle Corrado “Junior” Soprano is the official boss but with less or no power. Tony struggles between the different needs of his actual family and the needs of the mafia family he controls. His actual family includes Carmela, his wife, Meadow, daughter, a son AJ and his mother, Livia. Tony is prone to panic attacks as he struggles with depression and also displays violent sociopathic behaviours. From the first episode of the series, Tony Soprano gets treatment from Dr Jennifer Melfi, and until the last episode, he remains in therapy.

Tony Soprano’s character is considered to be one of the most significant characters in television history and also the most influential character. Both the character performance of Tony Soprano and Gandolfini’s acquired widespread critical praise and appreciation. The portrayal of Gandolfini character has won three Screen Actors Guild Awards for Best Male Actor in Drama Series, three Emmy Awards of Best Lead Actor in a Drama Series, and one Golden Globe Award for Best Actor-Television Series Drama. It also won two SAG Awards for Best Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.

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“There’s nothing more useless than a loaded gun.”

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“I went ahead and ordered some for the table.”

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“A wrong decision is better than indecision.”

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“You’re only religious when it suits you.”

Tony Soprano famous Quotes“It’s almost time for turkey sandwiches!”

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“If you can quote the rules, then you can obey them.”

“I wipe my ass with your feelings.”

“Even a broken clock is right twice a day.”

“I’m like King Midas in reverse. Everything I touch turns to s–t.”

“Oh, poor baby. What do you want, a Whitman’s Sampler?”

“What use is an unloaded gun?”

“You got any idea what my life would be worth if certain people found out I checked into a laughing academy?”

“Sometimes it’s important to give people the illusion of being in control.”

“’Remember when’ is the lowest form of conversation.”
“Some people are so far behind in a race that they actually believe they’re leading.”
“Buy land, ‘cause God ain’t making any more of it.”
“The state can crush the individual. And if we can have our rights trampled like that, imagine what it’s like for recent arrivals.”

“People only see what you allow them to see.”

“I don’t care how close you are: in the end, your friends are gonna let you down. Family. They’re the only ones you can depend on.”

“You’re only as good as your last envelope.”
“Someday soon, you’re gonna have families of your own and if you’re lucky, you’ll remember the little moments like this, that were good.”

“More is lost by indecision than by wrong decision.”

“You steer the ship the best way you know. Sometimes it’s smooth. Sometimes you hit the rocks. In the meantime, you find your pleasures where you can.”

“Other people’s definitions of you, sometimes they’re more about making themselves feel better. You gotta define yourself.”

“Genetic predispositions are only that: predispositions. It’s not a destiny written in stone. People have choices.”

“If you can quote the rules, then you can obey them.”

“Death just shows the ultimate absurdity of life.”

“Those who want respect, give respect.”

“Teddy Roosevelt once gave an entire speech with a bullet lodged in his chest. Some things are just a matter of duty.”

“For every 20 wrongs a child does, ignore 19.”

“They’re the vehicle that gets us here. They drop us off and go on their way. They continue on their journey. And the problem is that we keep trying to get back on the bus, instead of just letting it go.”

“There’s no chemical solution to a spiritual problem.”

“We’re soldiers. Soldiers don’t go to hell. It’s war. Soldiers kill other soldiers. We’re in a situation where everyone involved knows the stakes and if you are going to accept those stakes, you’ve got to do certain things. It’s business.”

“All due respect, you got no f—g idea what it’s like to be Number One. Every decision you make affects every facet of every other f—g thing. It’s too much to deal with almost. And in the end you’re completely alone with it all.”

“You steer the ship the best way you know. Sometimes it’s smooth. Sometimes you hit the rocks. In the meantime, you find your pleasures where you can.”
“People only see what you allow them to see.”

“It’s good to be in something from the ground floor. I came too late for that and I know. But lately, I’m getting the feeling that I came in at the end. The best is over.”

“If you can quote the rules, then you can obey them.”

“Teddy Roosevelt once gave an entire speech with a bullet lodged in his chest. Some things are just a matter of duty.”

“Someday soon, you’re gonna have families of your own and if you’re lucky, you’ll remember the little moments like this, that were good.”

“More is lost by indecision than by wrong decision.”

“Some people are so far behind in a race that they actually believe they’re leading.”

“Other people’s definitions of you, sometimes they’re more about making themselves feel better. You gotta define yourself.” —Christopher Moltisanti

“Those who want respect, give respect.”

“For every 20 wrongs a child does, ignore 19.”

“I am living in the moral Never Never Land with this patient. Not wanting to judge but to treat. But now I’ve judged. I took a position, goddamnit, and I am scared.”

“There’s no chemical solution to a spiritual problem.”

“I won’t pay. I know too much about extortion.”

“Sometimes it’s important to give people the illusion of being in control.”
“The state can crush the individual. And if we can have our rights trampled like that, imagine what it’s like for recent arrivals.”

“Buy land, ‘cause God ain’t making any more of it.”

“I don’t care how close you are: in the end, your friends are gonna let you down. Family. They’re the only ones you can depend on.”

“Blood. You’re going to lead this family into the 21st century.”

“Is this a woman thing? You ask me how I’m feeling. I tell you how I’m feeling, and now you’re going to torture me with it.”

“What kind of person can I be, where his own mother wants him dead?”

“The things I take pleasure in, I can’t do.”

Dr. Jennifer Melfi: “What line of work are you in?”

“My father was in it. My uncle was in it. Maybe I was too lazy to think for myself.”

“All due respect, you got no f—–g idea what it’s like to be Number One. Every decision you make affects every facet of every other f—–g thing. It’s too much to deal with almost. And in the end you’re completely alone with it all.”

“It’s good to be in something from the ground floor. I came too late for that and I know. But lately, I’m getting the feeling that I came in at the end. The best is over.”

Summing up the root of the problems between him and his Uncle June at the end of season one:

“Cunnilingus and psychiatry brought us to this”

“Log off. That ‘cookies’ sh-t makes me nervous.”
On mothers being bus drivers:

“This is gonna sound stupid, but I saw at one point that our mothers are … bus drivers. No, they are the bus. See, they’re the vehicle that gets us here. They drop us off and go on their way. They continue on their journey. And the problem is that we keep tryin’ to get back on the bus, instead of just lettin’ it go.”

“Those who want respect, give respect.”
On second chances:

“There’s an old Italian saying: you f–k up once, you lose two teeth.”
On seeing the positive amidst all the negative:

“Even a broken clock is right twice a day.”
On feelings:

“Let me tell ya something. Nowadays, everybody’s gotta go to shrinks, and counselors, and go on Sally Jessy Raphael and talk about their problems. What happened to Gary Cooper? The strong, silent type. That was an American. He wasn’t in touch with his feelings. He just did what he had to do. See, what they didn’t know was once they got Gary Cooper in touch with his feelings that they wouldn’t be able to shut him up! And then it’s dysfunction this, and dysfunction that, and dysfunction vaffancul!”

“A wrong decision is better than indecision.”
On following the rules:

“If you can quote the rules, then you can obey them.”

“‘Remember when’ is the lowest form of conversation.”

“Oh, poor baby. What do you want, a Whitman’s Sampler?”

“When you’re married, you’ll understand the importance of fresh produce.”

The only reason I did this is because you’re my nephew, and I love you. If it were anybody else, they would’ve gotten that intervention through the back of their f—ing head.”
On always being prepared:

“What use is an unloaded gun?”
On putting on a brave face:

“I find I have to be the sad clown: laughing on the outside, crying on the inside.”
On getting in early:

“It’s good to be in something from the ground floor. I came too late for that and I know. But lately, I’m getting the feeling that I came in at the end. The best is over.”
On gifts:

“They say every day’s a gift, but why does it have to be a pair of socks?”
On being the boss:

“All due respect, you got no f—in’ idea what it’s like to be Number One. Every decision you make affects every facet of every other f—in’ thing. It’s too much to deal with almost. And in the end you’re completely alone with it all.”

“We’re soldiers. Soldiers don’t go to hell. It’s war. Soldiers kill other soldiers. We’re in a situation where everyone involved knows the stakes and if you are going to accept those stakes, you’ve got to do certain things. It’s business.”

“This isn’t painful. Getting shot is painful. Getting stabbed in the ribs is painful. This … isn’t painful. It’s empty. Dead.”

“You got any idea what my life would be worth if certain people found out I checked into a laughing academy?”

Despite the progress that Tony makes in therapy, he’s less than confident that his colleagues will agree that flapping his gums to a shrink is a sound business strategy.

“Those who want respect give respect.”

“You should try tomato sauce for your a$$ – it’s the Italian version.”

“Nostradamus and Notre Dame. It’s two different things completely.”

“A grown man made a wager. He lost. He made another one – he lost again. End of story.”

“What constitutes a fidget?”

“You bottomed out.”

“He’s gonna leave the house. On a piece of plywood if necessary, but he’s gonna leave the house.”

“If you can quote the rules, then you can obey them.”

“We buried him…on a hill…overlooking a river…with pine cones all around.”

“Bad for the grass! Bad for the grass!”

“It’s good to be in something from the ground floor. I came too late for that and I know. But lately, I’m getting the feeling that I came in at the end. The best is over.”

“Oh, poor baby. What do you want, a Whitman’s Sampler?”

“Well, when you’re married, you’ll understand the importance of fresh produce.”

“What happened to Gary Cooper, the strong silent type.”

 

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