"We were raised in an Italian-American household, although we didn't speak Italian in the house. We were very proud of being Italian, and had Italian music, ate Italian food."
"I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead."Francis Ford Coppola on Oscar Wilde
"You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans."Francis Ford Coppola on Ronald Reagan
"It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available."Francis Ford Coppola on Ronald Reagan
"You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."Francis Ford Coppola on Yogi Berra
"Beware the hobby that eats."Francis Ford Coppola on Benjamin Franklin
"It's ironic that at age 32, at probably the greatest moment of my career, with The Godfather having such an enormous success, I wasn't even aware of it, because I was somewhere else under the deadline again."
"I don't think there's any artist of any value who doesn't doubt what they're doing."
"Listen, if there's one sure-fire rule that I have learned in this business, it's that I don't know anything about human nature."
"I'm no longer dependent on the movie business to make a living. So if I want to make movies as other old guys would play golf, I can."
"I had a heartbreaking experience when I was 9. I always wanted to be a guard. The most wonderful girl in the world was a guard. When I got polio and then went back to school, they made me a guard. A teacher took away my guard button."