Love is absolute loyalty. People fade, looks fade, but loyalty never fades.— Sylvester Stallone
The most captivate Sylvester Stallone quotes that will transform you to a better person
I am not the richest, smartest, or most talented person in the world, but I succeeded because i keep going and going and going.
No one will hit you harder than life itself.
It doesn't matter how hard you hit back. It's about how much you can take, and keep fighting, how much you can suffer and keep moving forward. That's how you win.
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.
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.
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.
I take rejection as someone blowing a bugle in my ear to wake me up and get going, rather than retreat.
I have great expectations for the future, because the past was highly overrated.
Rambo isn't violent. I see Rambo as a philanthropist.
Playing polo is like trying to play golf during an earthquake.
Action is always seen as the bottom rung of thespian endeavour, that's just the way it is.
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!
I tend to think of action movies as exuberant morality plays in which good triumphs over evil.
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.
It ain't how hard you hit; it's about how hard you can get hit, and keep moving forward.
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.
Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up.
Life is more than sunglasses and hit movies. Reality - that's the main event.
Now if you know what you're worth then go out and get what you're worth.
But ya 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!
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.
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.
When I was in junior high school, the teachers voted me the student most likely to end up in the electric chair.
Success is usually the culmination of controlling failure.
I think there comes a time when you realize that you need God in your life, God's Word, and the spiritual guidance that only He can give.
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.
I realized, the older I get, the more difficult life becomes. It's not easier, it's more difficult.
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.
In a contest between me and a bulldog, you would say the bulldog is cuter.
The only happy artist is a dead artist, because only then you can't change.
After I die, I'll probably come back as a paintbrush.
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.
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.
That's what Rocky is all about: pride, reputation, and not being another bum in the neighborhood.
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.
There aren't a lot of opportunities for that rite of passage that makes you a man. War is one of them, and violent sports are another.
I am a sensitive writer, actor and director.
Talking business disgusts me. If you want to talk business, call my disgusting personal manager.
I know people get upset and go, 'They're going to take away the assault weapon'.
But who needs an assault weapon? Like, really, unless you're carrying out an assault.
There is an age-old proverb that really does hold true in every area of life - in relations between nations and right down to the most subtle and sophisticated or must unstable and unsophisticated relations between lovers - and it is this: they took "kindness" for "weakness."
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.
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.
Racing's very much like the world of acting.
You have your front runners and you have guys that are there for the long race, and you have other guys that block for other people, that are called supporting and character actors. It's all the same kind of situation.
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.
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.
'Rocky' represents the optimistic side of life, and 'Rambo' represents purgatory.
Making a movie is the same as an orchestra;
it's moving all the different instruments and the sounds, the kinetic and the auditory and the visual all together. I'm probably the trombone.
Suddenly I've got an overwhelming desire to surround myself with the aura of classical and Romantic art.
Once in one's life, for one mortal moment, one must make a grab for immortality;
if not, one has not lived.
Theater is like boxing - having the audience ringside. It's instant gratification. Or horrification.
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.
Like I said, I've got too much respect for women to marry them, but that doesn't mean you can't support them emotionally and financially.
Polo is like tennis - you literally have to live it.
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.