Mario Puzo Quotes

The only wealth in this world is children, more than all the money, power on earth.






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Mario Puzo
Mario Puzo
  • Born: October 15, 1920
  • Died: July 2, 1999
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Novelist

Mario Gianluigi Puzo was an American author, screenwriter and journalist. He is known for his crime novels about the Mafia, most notably The Godfather (1969), which he later co-adapted into a three-part film saga directed by Francis Ford Coppola. He received the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for the first film in 1972 and Part II in 1974. Puzo also wrote the original screenplay for the 1978 Superman film. His novel The Family, was released posthumously in 2001.