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quote by Sylvester Stallone: Now it really is, believe it or not, 90% of the films are green lit, not by the studio heads, but by the marketing department. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

Now it really is, believe it or not, 90% of the films are green lit, not by the studio heads, but by the marketing department.

--Sylvester Stallone

quote by Sylvester Stallone: If you express yourself too much, you're considered weak. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

If you express yourself too much, you're considered weak.

--Sylvester Stallone
quote by Sylvester Stallone: I'm a patriot of the heart. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

I'm a patriot of the heart.

--Sylvester Stallone
quote by Sylvester Stallone: 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. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

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
quote by Sylvester Stallone: 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. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

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.

--Sylvester Stallone
quote by Sylvester Stallone: 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. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

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.

--Sylvester Stallone

quote by Sylvester Stallone: 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. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

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

quote by Sylvester Stallone: 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. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

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.

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quote by Sylvester Stallone: 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. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

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.

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quote by Sylvester Stallone: If you think people are inherently good, you get rid of the police for 24 hours -- see what happens. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

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

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quote by Sylvester Stallone: 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. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

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.

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quote by Sylvester Stallone: 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. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

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.

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quote by Sylvester Stallone: In a contest between me and a bulldog, you would say the bulldog is cuter. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

In a contest between me and a bulldog, you would say the bulldog is cuter.

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quote by Sylvester Stallone: Every time I've failed, people had me out for the count, but I always come back. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

Every time I've failed, people had me out for the count, but I always come back.

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quote by Sylvester Stallone: You know what I think happened? After 'Rocky,' I was almost set up in the eyes of the media to make a flop. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

You know what I think happened? After 'Rocky,' I was almost set up in the eyes of the media to make a flop.

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quote by Sylvester Stallone: I think audiences have hit the wall with CGI and special effects. They have seen so many over-the-top events that they can't suspend disbelief. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

I think audiences have hit the wall with CGI and special effects. They have seen so many over-the-top events that they can't suspend disbelief.

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quote by Sylvester Stallone: Every morning, I crawl out of bed. I sit there and think, 'Do I really need this?' And I drag myself to the gym in my garage. It's not fun. I hate it. I work out alone. Weights. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

Every morning, I crawl out of bed. I sit there and think, 'Do I really need this?' And I drag myself to the gym in my garage. It's not fun. I hate it. I work out alone. Weights.

--Sylvester Stallone
quote by Sylvester Stallone: 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. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

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.

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quote by Sylvester Stallone: I'm not just painting for painting's sake. I want to be truthful. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

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

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quote by Sylvester Stallone: 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. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

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.

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quote by Sylvester Stallone: At the end of the day, 'Rocky' is a love story, and he could never have reached the final bell without Adrian. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

At the end of the day, 'Rocky' is a love story, and he could never have reached the final bell without Adrian.

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quote by Sylvester Stallone: I am not the richest, smartest or most talented person in the world, but I succeed because I keep going and going and going. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

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

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quote by Sylvester Stallone: 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. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

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.

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quote by Sylvester Stallone: I have great expectations for the future, because the past was highly overrated. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

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

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quote by Sylvester Stallone: I take rejection as someone blowing a bugle in my ear to wake me up and get going, rather than retreat. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

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

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quote by Sylvester Stallone: 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. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

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.

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quote by Sylvester Stallone: 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. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

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.

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quote by Sylvester Stallone: I believe any success in life is made by going into an area with a blind, furious optimism. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

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

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quote by Sylvester Stallone: When I was a kid, my mother used to feed me mashed-potato sandwiches, brussel sprout sandwiches; my brain cells were starving from lack of food. I'll eat anything. I'll eat dirt. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

When I was a kid, my mother used to feed me mashed-potato sandwiches, brussel sprout sandwiches; my brain cells were starving from lack of food. I'll eat anything. I'll eat dirt.

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quote by Sylvester Stallone: I know I'm incredibly unpredictable, and that's the only thing I'm sure of. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

I know I'm incredibly unpredictable, and that's the only thing I'm sure of.

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quote by Sylvester Stallone: Usually whenever you're scared of something, do it. If you're not afraid of it, don't do it. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

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

--Sylvester Stallone
quote by Sylvester Stallone: Clothing is the first step to building a character. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

Clothing is the first step to building a character.

--Sylvester Stallone
quote by Sylvester Stallone: I have all kinds of chest injuries; I tore my vein during 'Rocky II' and had 60 stitches. If you've seen 'Rocky Balboa,' you'll know how bad they look. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

I have all kinds of chest injuries; I tore my vein during 'Rocky II' and had 60 stitches. If you've seen 'Rocky Balboa,' you'll know how bad they look.

--Sylvester Stallone
quote by Sylvester Stallone: I was an insecure kid. Once I saw 'Hercules' with Steve Reeves, it completely changed my life. If I had never gone to that film, I wouldn't be here today. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

I was an insecure kid. Once I saw 'Hercules' with Steve Reeves, it completely changed my life. If I had never gone to that film, I wouldn't be here today.

--Sylvester Stallone
quote by Sylvester Stallone: People think retiring is fun. Well, maybe, but if you have a certain kind of fire inside, there is no end in sight. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

People think retiring is fun. Well, maybe, but if you have a certain kind of fire inside, there is no end in sight.

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quote by Sylvester Stallone: You've got to show your soul otherwise you're just a piece of equipment. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

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

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quote by Sylvester Stallone: 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. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

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.

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quote by Sylvester Stallone: We're all expendable. We think the world's going to stop when a pope dies, or a king. And then... life goes on. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

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


quote by Sylvester Stallone: If bad decorating was a hanging offense, there'd be bodies hanging from every tree! with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

If bad decorating was a hanging offense, there'd be bodies hanging from every tree!

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quote by Sylvester Stallone: Life is more than sunglasses and hit movies. Reality -- that's the main event. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

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

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quote by Sylvester Stallone: Playing polo is like trying to play golf during an earthquake. with background image: photo of author Sylvester Stallone with quote

Playing polo is like trying to play golf during an earthquake.

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quote by Sylvester Stallone: Success is usually the culmination of controlling failure. with background image: grayscale photo of a bunch of metal tools
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Success is usually the culmination of controlling failure.

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