Sylvester Stallone Famous Quotes & Sayings

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100 Sylvester Stallone Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I believe there's an inner power that makes winners or losers. And the winners are 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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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: The world meets nobody halfway. When you want something, you gotta take it. The world meets nobody halfway. When you want something, you gotta take it.
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Now, if you know what you're worth, then go out and get what you're worth. 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!
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: It would be great to be able to pass on to someone all of the 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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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: You've got to show your soul otherwise you're just a piece of equipment. You've got to show your soul otherwise you're just a piece of equipment.
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Until America, door to door, takes every handgun, this is what you're gonna have. It's Until America, door to door, takes every handgun, this is what you're gonna have. It's pathetic. It really is pathetic. It's sad. We're living in the Dark Ages over there.
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: If bad decorating was a hanging offense, there'd be bodies hanging from every tree! If bad decorating was a hanging offense, there'd be bodies hanging from every tree!
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Don't discuss your dreams. Pursue them! Don't discuss your dreams. Pursue them!
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I feel that America is like a child that grew up so strong and so I feel that America is like a child that grew up so strong and so fast and so tall that it became self-conscious about its size and started to stoop over so as not to offend anyone.
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: The day I can't walk is the day I quit movies. The day I can't walk is the day I quit movies.
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Testosterone to me is so important for a sense of well-being when you get older. Testosterone to me is so important for a sense of well-being when you get older.
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I think I'm a much better painter than an actor. I think I'm a much better painter than an actor.
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I wanted to show I had balls at age 60. I wanted to show I had balls at age 60.
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I was an ambitious child and I tended to be scatterbrained. If I was at I was an ambitious child and I tended to be scatterbrained. If I was at school and saw a bird outside the window I wanted to follow it. I was adventurous.
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: The phenomenal thing that happened to me is that I was able to create two The phenomenal thing that happened to me is that I was able to create two memorable men: one is the ultimate optimist, Rocky, and then you have Rambo, the ultimate pessimist. You're going to always be remembered for them, no matter what you do.
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: People don't realize that when they 'throw out' their back, it's often because of weak People don't realize that when they 'throw out' their back, it's often because of weak abs. These muscles are essential for lower-back strength and good posture.
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Life's not about how hard of a hit you can give ... it's about how 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.
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I was very much into buying contemporary art, but I've just decided I want to I was very much into buying contemporary art, but I've just decided I want to get rid of it all. Not that it's not great art, but all of a sudden my mood has changed, and I want to go back to seventeenth- and eighteenth-century masters.
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Your brain is triggered to produce. Your brain is triggered to produce.
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I realized, the older I get, the more difficult life becomes. It's not easier, it's I realized, the older I get, the more difficult life becomes. It's not easier, it's more difficult.
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I have tons of regrets, but I think that's one of the reasons that push I have tons of regrets, but I think that's one of the reasons that push people to create things. Out of their angst, their regret, comes the best from artists, painters and writers.
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: If I'd made it right away as an actor, I would've stopped at a certain If I'd made it right away as an actor, I would've stopped at a certain level and stayed there, probably as a character actor.
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Crunches are much more effective than regular sit-ups because they specifically target your upper abdominal Crunches are much more effective than regular sit-ups because they specifically target your upper abdominal muscles rather than your hip muscles. If you're not used to them, they can cause soreness a day or two later, but it's a 'cool' soreness. A badge of honor.
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Rocky would definitely run for councilman. Maybe mayor. But these people are actually most effective Rocky would definitely run for councilman. Maybe mayor. But these people are actually most effective in the family unit. That's where they shine.
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: In a contest between me and a bulldog, you would say the bulldog is cuter. In a contest between me and a bulldog, you would say the bulldog is cuter.
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: If you come into my house, I'm going to fight much more viciously to get If you come into my house, I'm going to fight much more viciously to get you out than if we were on a neutral piece of land.
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Remember the mind is your best muscle ... BIG ARMS can move rocks, but BIG Remember the mind is your best muscle ... BIG ARMS can move rocks, but BIG WORDS can move mountains ... Ride the brain train for success ...
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Once I stopped trying to always do everything my way, and once I asked for Once I stopped trying to always do everything my way, and once I asked for God's help, things have truly gone a different direction.
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Sometimes when I don't want to cry, I cry. And when I want to I Sometimes when I don't want to cry, I cry. And when I want to I can't. It's subconscious. Like sexual performance.
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Dreams cost nothing. They are free. The hard part is just keeping them going. Dreams cost nothing. They are free. The hard part is just keeping them going.
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I'm astounded by people who take eighteen years to write something. That's how long it I'm astounded by people who take eighteen years to write something. That's how long it took that guy to write Madame Bovary, and was that ever on the best-seller list?
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Good action films - not crap, but good action films - are really morality plays. Good action films - not crap, but good action films - are really morality plays. They deal in modern, mythic culture.
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: If you're willing to take the humiliation of sticking your head above the crowd, maybe If you're willing to take the humiliation of sticking your head above the crowd, maybe it's, you know, the pleasure will be worth the pain.
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: The man who can best gets along with women, is the man who can get The man who can best gets along with women, is the man who can get along without them.
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Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Every morning, I crawl out of bed. I sit there and think, 'Do I really Every morning, I crawl out of bed. I sit there and think, 'Do I really need this?' And I drag myself to the gym in my garage. It's not fun. I hate it. I work out alone. Weights.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: When I was cognizant of the war, I was very angry at the street-corner liberals When I was cognizant of the war, I was very angry at the street-corner liberals who were trying to defame the footsoldier. Because there was a man who had no choice. He was a cog in the wheel, just trying to survive. I was always aware of that.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: When a parent loses a child, there is no greater pain. When a parent loses a child, there is no greater pain.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I loved 'Rocky' and 'Rambo', and am very proud of them. I loved 'Rocky' and 'Rambo', and am very proud of them.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I think everyone has questions in their mind. Did they do their very best? I think everyone has questions in their mind. Did they do their very best?
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Rocky is a very predictable movie. The ending is a foregone conclusion. Rocky is a very predictable movie. The ending is a foregone conclusion.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: You cannot train yourself. I feel the same way about Christianity and about what the You cannot train yourself. I feel the same way about Christianity and about what the church is: The church is the gym of the soul.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I consider myself something of a raconteur. I have a rather audacious sense of humour. I consider myself something of a raconteur. I have a rather audacious sense of humour.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I never started out to be an action actor. I was an ensemble actor. I never started out to be an action actor. I was an ensemble actor.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: For every guy, there is an opportunity to be a lot better than he thought 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.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: At the very end, the one person who Rambo should kill, he doesn't kill. He At the very end, the one person who Rambo should kill, he doesn't kill. He lets it live. Because you can't kill that kind of hypocritical bureaucracy. It goes on forever.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: With a lot of comedians, one of their major attributes is that they look comedic, With a lot of comedians, one of their major attributes is that they look comedic, with a certain hangdog or manic expression. I look like the neighborhood bully. That doesn't elicit laughter.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I have two lovely sons and some good memories, but I've had a rather tumultuous I have two lovely sons and some good memories, but I've had a rather tumultuous personal life. It hasn't been dull; I've been the Hiroshima of love.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: The one thing in my films, I only kill people who need to be killed, The one thing in my films, I only kill people who need to be killed, or killers killing killers. And I believe that the violence is very justifiable.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: The idea that boxing lends itself to cinema so well is because it's usually a The idea that boxing lends itself to cinema so well is because it's usually a morality play - good against evil, insecurity and triumph, fear strikes out, so the audience can really get drawn into the drama of it. Also, it was sensual and very primal. I think subliminaly we do two things - life is a fight, life is a struggle and we understand that from our early, early, early ancestors, and life is a race.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I take rejection as someone blowing a bugle in my ear to wake me up I take rejection as someone blowing a bugle in my ear to wake me up and get going, rather than retreat.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I'm not right wing, I'm not left wing. I love my country. I'm not right wing, I'm not left wing. I love my country.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: It took me a long time to be convinced that marriage was right for me It took me a long time to be convinced that marriage was right for me because I've come from a long line of broken marriages. My parents divorced, and I had two broken marriages myself.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I believe an artist dies twice. The first time, it's just terrible - I've been I believe an artist dies twice. The first time, it's just terrible - I've been there when the phone isn't ringing for years.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Time is truly the great enemy. It's not the great healer, it's the great stealer. Time is truly the great enemy. It's not the great healer, it's the great stealer.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: To be really artful, though, you have to be subjective and so singular. To be really artful, though, you have to be subjective and so singular.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: No one's life is totally morbid. Even on a subtle scale there's little flashes of No one's life is totally morbid. Even on a subtle scale there's little flashes of enlightenment and of happiness and joy.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Action is always seen as the bottom rung of thespian endeavour, that's just the way Action is always seen as the bottom rung of thespian endeavour, that's just the way it is.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Clothing is the first step to building a character. Clothing is the first step to building a character.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: My life has always been chaotic. From the time I got dressed in the back My life has always been chaotic. From the time I got dressed in the back of a deflated, flat-tired, fish-smelling station wagon for Rocky. It's always been do it yourself, kind of like paper-clip it together.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I never quite understood these actors - though I envy them sometimes - who can I never quite understood these actors - though I envy them sometimes - who can lie out for a year or two. I feel as though time is a real pressing issue, and I want to get as much work done in the time that I have left.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: The men in Vietnam weren't allowed to fight the war with any kind of concern The men in Vietnam weren't allowed to fight the war with any kind of concern to win by the government. It was like a war of attrition.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I've always said that the artist dies twice. And the first death is the hardest I've always said that the artist dies twice. And the first death is the hardest which is the career death, the creative death. The physical death is an inevitability.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I have great expectations for the future, because the past was highly overrated. I have great expectations for the future, because the past was highly overrated.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I think everyone has a certain kind of formula in their life. When you deviate I think everyone has a certain kind of formula in their life. When you deviate from that formula, you're going to fail big or you're gonna win big.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I do believe that American should deal from strength. I do believe that American should deal from strength.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Don't be gullible, use life before it uses you. Understand there are no free lunches, 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.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: There are endless exercises for arms, but the basics are best-chinups and pushups. There are endless exercises for arms, but the basics are best-chinups and pushups.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: That's the hardest thing about doing sequels - you've lost the element of surprise. That's the hardest thing about doing sequels - you've lost the element of surprise.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Movies are a whole different ball-game, now. It's much more of a business - very Movies are a whole different ball-game, now. It's much more of a business - very scientific.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: We're all expendable. We think the world's going to stop when a pope dies, or We're all expendable. We think the world's going to stop when a pope dies, or a king. And then ... life goes on.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I try to eliminate as much dialogue as possible, and I guess Rambo is my I try to eliminate as much dialogue as possible, and I guess Rambo is my really best experiment with how to eliminate dialogue.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I am making a correction to one of the quotes you guys have for Sly I am making a correction to one of the quotes you guys have for Sly Stallone; It's not ethical to put " " around words saying a person said something and did not. Hence the meaning of quoting someone; means that person said exactly what you're putting quotes around-Verbatim. Here's the real quote by Sly Stallone in Rocky Balboa; "It ain't about how hard you can 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." Under your quote guidelines should read only enter quotes if you without a doubt are in fact quoting something someone said verbatim.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I think people of all occupations, whether it's the camera - puller or the man I think people of all occupations, whether it's the camera - puller or the man who's doing the catering, they can identify with Rambo's frustrations, with the veteran's frustrations.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: If it's not broken, break it. That's how new discoveries are made. That's why everything If it's not broken, break it. That's how new discoveries are made. That's why everything that changes life is called a breakthrough.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: If you look at people that have survived crashing in the mountains and lived up If you look at people that have survived crashing in the mountains and lived up in the snow for 40 days - it's possible to do extraordinary feats.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I started out as an actor, but I forced myself to be a writer, even I started out as an actor, but I forced myself to be a writer, even though I wasn't very good at it and had never written. I don't think I ever passed an English course in my life. My first eight to 10 scripts were pretty horrendous, but I stayed at it, stayed at it, and stayed at it, until I eventually found a voice and a subject like Rocky that people were interested in.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: When people meet me, they're often surprised - I talk a great deal. When people meet me, they're often surprised - I talk a great deal.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Age is a state of old mind. It gets to a point where if you Age is a state of old mind. It gets to a point where if you get old enough, you forget how old you are, and that's the best thing. And then you walk around kind of like in a fog.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I could start a war in 30 seconds. But some countries spend 100 years trying I could start a war in 30 seconds. But some countries spend 100 years trying to find peace. Just like good manners, peace has to be learned.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: All good actors are unpredictable, and a little crazy in a good way, because they All good actors are unpredictable, and a little crazy in a good way, because they feel more secure playing other people than themselves.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Years ago I was diagnosed with a condition, and my doctors prescribed human growth hormone Years ago I was diagnosed with a condition, and my doctors prescribed human growth hormone and testosterone for its treatment. Under medical supervision, I have continued to use both medications.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: When I'm doing a movie, I eat the same thing every day. For lunch, it's When I'm doing a movie, I eat the same thing every day. For lunch, it's tuna salad or chicken salad and cole slaw. That's it. For dinner it's either veal and rice, fish and rice or steak and rice. It gets boring; boy, does it get boring.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Some actors are brilliant character guys. They submerge. Some actors are brilliant character guys. They submerge.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: The action movies changed radically when it became possible to Velcro your muscles on. It The action movies changed radically when it became possible to Velcro your muscles on. It was the beginning of a new era. The visual took over. The special effects became more important than the single person. That was the beginning of the end.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I keep trying to tell people. I said, at 40, 45, you're at that crossroads. I keep trying to tell people. I said, at 40, 45, you're at that crossroads. You really are there. And it's not like you can have gain without pain, but this is it. The days are - like when I wrote this whole thing about, in the beginning of my first magazine. I said, "If you live to be 75 years old, that's 3,900 weekends. That's it."
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Some people maybe try to justify their laziness. You take out what you put in Some people maybe try to justify their laziness. You take out what you put in and the more I go to church and the more I turn myself over to the process of believing in Jesus, and to listening to his word and have him guide my hand I feel the pressure's off me.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: When you're an actor, you're a slave to other people's visions. When you're an actor, you're a slave to other people's visions.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: All young men want to prove themselves. All young men want to prove themselves.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Artists die twice. First creatively. Then physically. The second one is the easiest. Artists die twice. First creatively. Then physically. The second one is the easiest.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: People assume that 'The Expendables' is old school, but it's only old school because that's People assume that 'The Expendables' is old school, but it's only old school because that's the way I know how to make an action film. It's pretty real.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Real love is when you become selfless and you are more concerned about your mate's Real love is when you become selfless and you are more concerned about your mate's or children's egos than your own. You're now a giver instead of a taker.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Love is absolute loyalty. People fade, looks fade, but the loyalty never fades. Love is absolute loyalty. People fade, looks fade, but the loyalty never fades.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I think that gravity sets into everything, including careers, but pendulums do swing and mountains I think that gravity sets into everything, including careers, but pendulums do swing and mountains do become valleys after a while ... if you keep on walking.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: If you make exercise your hobby instead of your enemy it becomes your friend; it's If you make exercise your hobby instead of your enemy it becomes your friend; it's the one thing that will never let you down. It will always be there for you and it will always make you better than you were before. Remember: every time you go to the gym, every time you put the right supplement in your mouth, you're better than you were ten minutes ago. [ ... ] The irony is most people know what to do, they just don't do what they know.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Eventually writing became more interesting to me than acting. Eventually writing became more interesting to me than acting.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I've kind of fashioned my life after a Slinky. Bend me in a million shapes, I've kind of fashioned my life after a Slinky. Bend me in a million shapes, and eventually I'll spring back to what I originally was.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: When I was a kid, my mother used to feed me mashed-potato sandwiches, brussel sprout When I was a kid, my mother used to feed me mashed-potato sandwiches, brussel sprout sandwiches; my brain cells were starving from lack of food. I'll eat anything. I'll eat dirt.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: Without love, loyalty, desires, passion, courage, dignities, faith, beliefs and all the other ingredients that Without love, loyalty, desires, passion, courage, dignities, faith, beliefs and all the other ingredients that go into making the human soul something so elevated that only God knows its limits, we are only shells bobbing aimlessly in a calm sea of mediocrity ... And if you can figure that out, please write and explain it to me because you're a better man than I am.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: We do two things in life: We race the clock and everything is a struggle. We do two things in life: We race the clock and everything is a struggle. One way or not, it's a metaphorical battle all of the time.
Sylvester Stallone Sayings: I really have very little aspirations about acting because I think that probably the best I really have very little aspirations about acting because I think that probably the best things have come and gone. I would like to focus on writing and directing. I love writing and directing even though writing can be incredibly painful and lonely. I get great satisfaction from doing it.