20+ 'Rambo' Quotes For All The Sylvester Stallone Fans

Martha Martins
Dec 12, 2023 By Martha Martins
Originally Published on Mar 17, 2021
Edited by Isobel Murphy
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'Rambo' is a popular media franchise focusing on action films centered on the stories and adventures of the title character John Rambo.

John Rambo (who is played by Sylvester Stallone) is a former war veteran. The story is developed from the novel 'First Blood' written by David Morell with the first film being first released in the year 1982.

John Rambo is one of the most iconic action film characters who has majorly influenced fans worldwide. At the end of the first 'Rambo' movie he famously says, "Nothing is over! Nothing! You just don't turn it off! It wasn't my war!"

Here is a list of some of the best quotes from the 'Rambo' movie franchise, including Rambo's catchphrase: "Don't push it!". If you like our content, you can check out these 'Die Hard' quotes and 'Conan The Barbarian' quotes too.

Famous 'Rambo' Quotes

Here are some famous 'Rambo' quotations including 'Rambo 2' quotes, 'Rambo 3' quotes, 'Rambo 4' quotes, and funny 'Rambo' quotes as well. This list of Rambo quotes includes 'Rambo: First Blood' quotes, 'Rambo: First Blood Part 2' quotes, 'Rambo Last Blood' quotes, and also 'Rambo' Colonel Trautman quotes. Enjoy!

1. "They drew first blood, not me."

-Rambo, 'Rambo: First Blood'.

2. "Back there I could fly a gunship, I could drive a tank, I was in charge of million dollar equipment, back here I can't even hold a job parking cars!"

-Rambo, 'Rambo: First Blood'.

3. "You'll get a second Medal of Honor for this."

-Trautman, 'Rambo: First Blood Part II'.

4. "These boys are now our soldiers! They belong to me now!"

-Major Pa Tee Tint, 'Rambo'.

5. "You did everything to make this private war happen. You've done enough damage. This mission is over, Rambo. Do you understand me? This mission is over!"

-Trautman, 'Rambo: First Blood'.

6. "Whatever possessed God in Heaven to make a man like Rambo?"

-Teasle, 'Rambo: First Blood'.

7. "Look John, you've done some damage here, they don't want anymore trouble. That's why I've come."

-Trautman, 'Rambo: First Blood'.

8. "Pride is a poor substitute for intelligence. What you must understand is that we have to interrogate you."

-Podovsky, 'Rambo : First Blood Part II'.

9. "You send that many, don't forget one thing."

-Trautman, 'Rambo: First Blood'.

10. "Don't act so innocent, Colonel. You had your suspicions, and if you suspected then you're sort of an accessory aren't ya?"

-Murdock, 'Rambo: First Blood Part II'.

11. "Alexander the Great try to conquer this country... then Genghis Khan, then the British. Now Russia. But Afghan people fight hard, they never be defeated."

-Mousa, 'Rambo III'.

12. "You're the last of an elite group, don't end it like this"

-Trautman, 'Rambo III'.

13. "You're not with military, not mercenary - what you are? Lost tourist?"

-Mousa, 'Rambo III'.

14. "In ancient days, the Afghan King was asked to send 500 warriors into battle. He said, 'only five.' His greatest five. And they won."

-Hamid, 'Rambo III'.

15. "Anyway, this will be my fifth trip in, so we're aware of the risks."

-Burnett, 'Rambo'.

Famous John Rambo Quotes

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Here's a list of some of the best quotes by the title character of the 'Rambo' franchise, John Rambo. Check out the best 'Rambo' quotations and catchphrases below.

16. "To survive a war, you gotta become war."

-John Rambo, 'Rambo: First Blood Part II'.

17. "But this is what we do, who we are. Live for nothing, or die for something. Your call."

-John Rambo, 'Rambo'.

18. "You asked me, I didn't ask you! And I did what I had to do to win! But somebody wouldn't let us win! And I come back to the world and I see all those maggots at the airport, protesting me, spitting."

-John Rambo, 'Rambo: First Blood'.

19. "When the killing stops in one place, it starts in another, but that's okay... 'cause you're killing for your country."

-John Rambo, 'Rambo'.

20. "It was a bad time for everyone, Rambo. It's all in the past now."

-John Rambo, 'Rambo: First Blood'.

21. "I could have killed 'em all. I could have killed you. In town you're the law, out here it's me."

-John Rambo, 'Rambo: First Blood'.

22. "Don't push it. Don't push it, or I'll give you a war you won't believe. Let it go."

-John Rambo, 'Rambo: First Blood'.

23. "Nobody would help! He's saying, sayin' 'I wanna go home!'"

-John Rambo, 'Rambo: First Blood'.

24. "For me civilian life is nothing! In the field we had a code of honor, you watch my back, I watch yours. Back here there's nothing!

-John Rambo, 'Rambo: First Blood'.

25. "You know there's more men out there and you know where they are."

-John Rambo, 'Rambo: First Blood Part II'.

26. "Who are they to protest me? Who are they? Unless they've been me and been there and know what the hell they're yelling about!"

-John Rambo, 'Rambo: First Blood'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'Rambo' quotes then why not take a look at these 'Armageddon' quotes and 'Matrix' quotes too?

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Written by Martha Martins

Bachelor of Arts specializing in Linguistics

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Martha MartinsBachelor of Arts specializing in Linguistics

Martha is a full-time creative writer, content strategist, and aspiring screenwriter who communicates complex thoughts and ideas effectively. She has completed her Bachelor's in Linguistics from Nasarawa State University. As an enthusiast of public relations and communication, Martha is well-prepared to substantially impact your organization as your next content writer and strategist. Her dedication to her craft and commitment to delivering high-quality work enables her to create compelling content that resonates with audiences.

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