41 Famous Quotes by Sylvester Stallone

Sylvester Stallone is a Hollywood legend known for his iconic roles as Rocky Balboa and John Rambo. Stallone's career has spanned over four decades, and his dedication to his craft is evident in his many memorable performances. Stallone's passion and hard work have also led him to success as a writer and director, proving that he is a multifaceted talent. He continues to inspire and entertain audiences with his work, and his impact on the film industry cannot be overstated. (Sylvester Stallone Biography).

Sylvester Stallone Famous Quotes

Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up. (Meaning)

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Nothing is real if you don't believe in who you are! (Quote Meaning)

The older I get the more things I gotta leave behind. (Meaning)

I believe any success in life is made by going into an area with a blind, furious optimism. (Quote Meaning)

"Any success in life is made by going into an area with a blind, furious optimism." (Meaning)

"There are a lot of mountains to climb out there. When I run out of mountains, I'll build a new one." (Quote Meaning)

"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." (Meaning)

"I am not the richest, smartest or most talented person in the world, but I succeed because I keep going and going and going." (Quote Meaning)

"If you don't have a mountain, build one and then climb it. And after you climb it, build another one; otherwise you start to flatline in your life." (Quote Meaning)

"You are what you leave behind." (Meaning)

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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." (Quote Meaning)

"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." (Meaning)

"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."

"If you think people are inherently good, you get rid of the police for 24 hours - see what happens." (Quote Meaning)

"Success is usually the culmination of controlling failure." (Meaning)

"We're all expendable. We think the world's going to stop when a pope dies, or a king. And then... life goes on." (Quote Meaning)

"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." (Meaning)

"I'm always looking for a new challenge. There are a lot of mountains to climb out there. When I run out of mountains, I'll build a new one."

"Usually whenever you're scared of something, do it. If you're not afraid of it, don't do it." (Quote Meaning)

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"I believe any success in life is made by going into an area with a blind, furious optimism."

"I take rejection as someone blowing a bugle in my ear to wake me up and get going, rather than retreat." (Meaning)

"If you express yourself too much, you're considered weak." (Quote Meaning)

"I've been involved in something which was chaotic and insane. All I can say now is that I am, and intend to stay, a single man."

"Life is more than sunglasses and hit movies. Reality - that's the main event."

"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."

"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."

"Your brain is triggered to produce."

"When you're on top and you lead the parade, everyone's there throwing lilies and lilac water on your head. But when those parades have gone by and there's a storm" in your heart, there are very few people that are going to sit there and listen to you bemoan life.

"A lot of guys have muscles. A lot of strong men in this world. I think it's important to show that even under all this strength there's a fragile side, a side that can be affected." (Meaning)

"Once is a man's life, for one mortal moment, he must make a grab for immorality; if not, he has not lived." (Meaning)

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

"Testosterone to me is so important for a sense of well-being when you get older."

"You've got to show your soul otherwise you're just a piece of equipment." (Meaning)

"All young men want to prove themselves."

"I'm not handsome in the classical sense. The eyes droop, the mouth is crooked, the teeth aren't straight, the voice sounds like a Mafioso pallbearer, but somehow it all works."

"I'm not just painting for painting's sake. I want to be truthful."

"I'll always have this blue-collar connection. 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."

"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."

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

"The trouble with remakes is that people fall in love with the original. It's like peanut butter. If you try to change the taste of peanut butter, you're in trouble."

"Nothing's harder than writing. There's no comparison. With directing, you can bounce a lot of ideas around. There's tremendous support - you've got editors and sound mixers. With writing, it's all you, and it's just crippling when people tear up your pages."

― Sylvester Stallone Quotes

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