Sylvester Stallone Quotes

Who the Hell is Sylvester Stallone?

Sylvester Enzio Stallone is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer. Stallone, nicknamed The Italian Stallion, is best known for the Rocky and Rambo franchises in which his muscles play the lead character.

Born July 06, 1946

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Best 32 Quotes by Sylvester Stallone

“I am not the richest, smartest or most talented person in the world, but I succeed because I keep going, and going, and going!”

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“Consider the source. Don't be a fool by listening to a fool.”

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“Don't be gullible, use life before it uses you. Understand there are no free lunches, and for every action you take, there's a reaction.”

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“Don't discuss your dreams. Pursue them!”

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“Every time I've failed, people had me out for the count, but I always come back.”

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“Everybody has anger or regret in them one way or another. They all try different things to get it out. Some people go to psychiatrists. Some paint pictures. Some people talk it out.”

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“For every guy, there is an opportunity to be a lot better than he thought he could be. We can't all be the star of the team, but we can be a star in our life. That's where you set your goal.”

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“I believe there's an inner power that makes winners or losers. And the winners are the ones who really listen to the truth of their hearts.”

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“I have great expectations for the future, because the past was highly overrated.”

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“I learned the real meaning of love. Love is absolute loyalty. People fade, looks fade, but loyalty never fades. You can depend so much on certain people, you can set your watch by them. And that's love, even if it doesn't seem very exciting.”

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“I think kids growing up, if they were picked on and feeling inferior at 12, they're going to feel that way at 72. You just deal with it better. I'm serious.”

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“I'm not a genetically superior person. I built my body.”

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“I’ve got too much respect for women to marry them, but that doesn’t mean you can’t support them emotionally and financially.”

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“It would be great to be able to pass on to someone all of the successes, the failures, and the knowledge that one has had. To help someone, avoid all the fire, pain and anxiety would be wonderful.”

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“Success is usually the culmination of controlling failure.”

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“The man who can best get along with women, is the man who can get along without them.”

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“There's a natural law of karma that vindictive people, who go out of their way to hurt others, will end up broke and alone.”

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“When you're scared, when you're hanging on, when life is hurting you, then you're going to see what you're really made of.”

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“You've got to show your soul otherwise you're just a piece of equipment.”

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"as Rocky Balboa" Quotes

“Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up.”

Sylvester Stallone
as Rocky Balboa

“Going in one more round when you don't think you can that's what makes all the difference in your life.”

Sylvester Stallone
as Rocky Balboa

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“I stopped thinking the way other people think a long time ago. You gotta think like you think.”

Sylvester Stallone
as Rocky Balboa

“If I can change and you can change, everybody can change.”

Sylvester Stallone
as Rocky Balboa

“If this is something you wanna do, and if this is something you gotta do, then you do it. Fighters fight.”

Sylvester Stallone
as Rocky Balboa

“It’s your right to listen to your gut, it ain’t nobody’s right to say no after you earned the right to be where you want to be and do what you want to do!”

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as Rocky Balboa

“Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It is a very mean and nasty place and it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain’t how hard you hit; it’s about how hard you can get hit, and keep moving forward. How much you can take, and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done.”

Sylvester Stallone
as Rocky Balboa

“Life's not about how hard of a hit you can give... it's about how many you can take, and still keep moving forward.”

Sylvester Stallone
as Rocky Balboa

“No, maybe I can’t win, maybe the only thing I can do is just take everything he’s got. But to beat me, he’s gonna have to kill me, and to kill me, he’s gonna have to have the heart to stand in front of me, and to do that, he’s gotta be willing to die himself and I don’t know if he’s ready to do that. I don’t know, I don’t know.”

Sylvester Stallone
as Rocky Balboa

“Nobody owes nobody nothing.”

Sylvester Stallone
as Rocky Balboa

“Now, if you know what you're worth, then go out and get what you're worth. But you gotta be willing to take the hits, and not pointing fingers saying you ain't where you wanna be because of him, or her, or anybody. Cowards do that and that ain't you. You're better than that!”

Sylvester Stallone
as Rocky Balboa

“Remember, the mind is your best muscle. Big arms can move rocks, but big words can move mountains.”

Sylvester Stallone
as Rocky Balboa

“Time takes everybody out. Time is undefeated.”

Sylvester Stallone
as Rocky Balboa