Quotes from Danny Aiello
"An album is such a personal thing. It's something I always wanted to do. It's me doing me, singing as me."
"Death can't be so bad if mom went through it. It makes it easier for the child to follow."
"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."
"I have sons, and they have never said the word hell in front of me or my wife. That's the truth."
"I try to be a good parent. I've probably repressed my kids more than I should have, protecting them overly. I never hit them. I yelled a lot."
"I'm a traditionalist. I have certain values I live by."
"I'm an actor and that's what I do for a living, but I just wanted them to know where I came from and hopefully remember what I've started to do."
"If I stunk for some reason, you can always blame it on the character."
"Like most people, I would sing in the privacy of my home. I'd also sing for my daughters or at a guest at somebody's function. I loved doing it."
"My entire family were Democrats all our lives. But because how furious I was about the previous administration, I turned in my card to become a Republican. I did not want to be known as a Democrat under that person's regime."
"My mother was like the pope. Any talent that I have that's good comes straight from her. She was loving to all people. Not only me."
"My mother was the total influence. My father was what we call a nomadic person; he was a wanderer."
"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."
"People have their reasons for doing things. It hurt not having a father at home, but I didn't know it at the time."
"The choreographer for the Milton Berle show wanted me to audition. I walked away from that."
"The producers know that if they go to Canada, they can make a picture for one-third the price they can in the U.S."
"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."
"You don't have to be worried about labeling me."
Total Quotes: 18
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