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40+ Sylvester Stallone Quotes To Motivate All Movie Buffs

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The words of Sylvester Stallone can be turned into a book of quotes.

Sylvester Stallone is a household name for all the '80s kids. The 75-year-old actor, director and producer played two tough and iconic roles in Hollywood, Rocky and Rambo.

Stallone has touched millions around the world with his strong onscreen performances. But much like reel life, his real life has been no less tough and inspiring. His words of wisdom are like the light at the end of a dark tunnel, they will motivate you to get back up after hitting rock bottom. From a homeless person to one of the most loved stars of Hollywood, Stallone came a long way. He never forgot his roots and the lessons that life had offered in between. We bring you a collection of the best Stallone quotes inspired by his films and personal life. From Sylvester Stallone Rocky quotes to Rambo, we've got everything covered!

If you liked this list of quotes, check out Rocky quotes and Arnold Schwarzenegger quotes.

Quotes On Success

Sylvester Stallone quotes push you towards success, one climb at a time.

Stallone’s life has had its ups and downs but that did not stop him from moving ahead towards success. He pursued his lifelong dream of becoming an actor and from one film to another, he never shied away from sharing some meaningful thoughts on tough failures and the knowledge gained from them. Here are some of the best Sylvester Stallone quotes to motivate you to never give up on your dreams!

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

- Sylvester Stallone.

2. “I believe any success in life is made by going into an area with a blind and furious optimism.”

- Sylvester Stallone.

3. “Success is usually the culmination of controlling failures.”

- Sylvester Stallone.

4. “Your brain is triggered to produce.”

- Sylvester Stallone.

5. “Consider the source…Don’t be a fool by listening to a fool.”

- Sylvester Stallone.

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

- Sylvester Stallone.

7. “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.”

- Sylvester Stallone.

8. “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.”

- Sylvester Stallone.

9. “The fear is the fuel that we use for overachievement. If I wasn’t afraid at times, I wouldn’t work as hard.”

- Sylvester Stallone.

10. “Life is more than sunglasses and hit movies. Reality – that’s the main event.”

- Sylvester Stallone

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

- Sylvester Stallone.

12. “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 your life.”

- Sylvester Stallone.

13. “I'm more focused and have a greater sense of challenge, because I constantly feel the weight of time.”

- Sylvester Stallone.

Quotes On Life Lessons

Sylvester Stallone quotes inspire everyone to live life fearlessly.

If there is one thing that Sylvester Stallone does best, apart from Hollywood, is giving hope to people by his words. His thoughts are raw and unfiltered on everything that affects life in general. There’s more to this human being than just a fighting spirit. Over the years, Stallone has given his audience many life lessons shared from his experiences. Here are some of the best Sylvester Stallone motivational quotes on life.

14.  “Once in one’s life, for one mortal moment, one must make a grab for immortality; if not, one has not lived.”

- Sylvester Stallone.

15. “Life is an opponent that never stops punching, so you better never stop punching back.”

- Sylvester Stallone.

16. “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.”

- Sylvester Stallone.

17. “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.

18. “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.

19. “You are what you leave behind.”

- Sylvester Stallone.

20. “I think that's become passe, but if you can surround yourself with a kind of monument to yourself and your family - a statement - and you can afford it, then that's a noble project.”

- Sylvester Stallone

21. “Usually whenever you're scared of something, do it. If you're not afraid of it, don't do it.”

- Sylvester Stallone.

22. “Most action is based on redemption and revenge, and that's a formula. Moby Dick was formula. It's how you get to the conclusion that makes it interesting.”

- Sylvester Stallone.

23. “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.”

- Sylvester Stallone.

24. “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.”

- Sylvester Stallone.

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

- Sylvester Stallone.

26.  “Love is totally about loyalty. People fade, looks fade, but loyalty never fades.”

- Sylvester Stallone.

27. “I take rejection as someone blowing a bugle in my ear to wake me up and get going, rather than retreat.”

- Sylvester Stallone.

28. “Dreams cost nothing. They are free. The hard part is just keeping them going.”

- Sylvester Stallone.

Quotes From Movies

The Academy Award-winning actor has given some of the best performances in the history of Hollywood, bringing his characters to life. All of his films have given major life goals to people. When you read between the lines, you find a life lesson scripted between a fight, a loss and a win. Here are some of the all-time favorite Sylvester Stallone movie quotes! Which one is yours?

29. “All I wanna do is go the distance.”

- Rocky Balboa.

30. “Nobody owes nobody nothing.”

- Rocky Balboa.

31. “Going on one more round, when you don’t think you can - that’s what makes all the difference in your life.”

- Rocky Balboa.

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

- Rocky Balboa .

33. “Time takes everybody out. Time is undefeated.”

- Rocky Balboa.

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

- Rocky Balboa.

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

- Rocky Balboa.

36. “I've lived in a world of death. I've watched people I've loved die. Some fast with a bullet, some not enough left to bury. All these years I've kept my secrets, but the time has come to face my past. And if they come looking for me, they will welcome death.”

- John Rambo .

37. “You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain’t about how hard ya 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!”

- Rocky Balboa.

38. “All the ones I've loved are now ghosts. But I will fight to keep their memory alive forever.”

- John Rambo.

39. “You're the disease, and I'm the cure.”

- Lieutenant Marion 'Cobra' Cobretti.

40. “The older I get, the more things I gotta leave behind, that's life.”

- Rocky Balboa.

41. “To survive a war, you gotta become war.”

- John Rambo.

42. “Live for nothing or die for something.”

- John Rambo.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 40+ Sylvester Stallone quotes to motivate all movie buffs, then why not take a look at Vin Diesel quotes, or Tom Hardy quotes.

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