Sylvester Stallone Quotes.
The biggest and most interesting crisis in the world is the human crisis, and it never gets boring. It goes back to Shakespeare. You don’t need a gimmick; it’s just man against man and their intolerance of each other.
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.
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.
I’m pretty spiritual; I believe a lot in the spirit of man.
In the movies, I kill guys with an axe. In real life, I can’t control a nine-year-old girl.
I’m not a genetically superior person. I built my body.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I believe any success in life is made by going into an area with a blind, furious optimism.
A lot of guys don’t want to admit that they have a propensity for generosity and for violence.
We’re all expendable. We think the world’s going to stop when a pope dies, or a king. And then… life goes on.
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.
Every time I’ve failed, people had me out for the count, but I always come back.
You have to be really loyal to the people that supported you when you were coming up.
A lot of actors, and artists in general, never feel secure in love. They always feel everything’s going to be taken away from them, professionally and personally; they’re extremely emotional and volatile.