Sylvester Stallone, bijgenaamd Sly en is vooral bekend geworden met rollen als de bokser Rocky Balboa en de Vietnamveteraan John Rambo. Je vind hier mooie Sylvester Stallone quotes, citaten, zinnen en teksten voor Facebook, Twitter, Skype, WhatsApp, SMS, etc.
A lot of guys don’t want to admit that they have a propensity for generosity and for violence.
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.
Action is always seen as the bottom rung of thespian endeavour, that’s just the way it is.
At the end of the day, ‘Rocky’ is a love story, and he could never have reached the final bell without Adrian.
Boxing is sort of an inevitability. We know they are going to be pounding each other.
Characters I’ve played, they used to impact my paintings, like 80 percent of the time, and especially when I was doing an action film.
Clothing is the first step to building a character.
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.
Early on everyone should do, every time they do a big film, they should do a little film. It really does keep you grounded.
For ‘Rocky II,’ I got a torn pectoral muscle, I got all beat up inside, I had to have an operation to splice things back together.
For every guy, there is an opportunity to be a lot better than he thought he could be. We can’t all be the star of the team, but we can be a star in our life. That’s where you set your goal.
Good action films not crap, but good action films are really morality plays. They deal in modern, mythic culture.
I am a sensitive writer, actor and director. Talking business disgusts me. If you want to talk business, call my disgusting personal manager.
I am not the richest, smartest or most talented person in the world, but I succeed because I keep going and going and going.
I believe any success in life is made by going into an area with a blind, furious optimism.
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 consider myself something of a raconteur. I have a rather audacious sense of humour.
I could start a war in 30 seconds. But some countries spend 100 years trying to find peace. Just like good manners, peace has to be learned.
I have a fear of heights that borders on mania.
I have a lack of fear, whereas in the past the fear of failure was a powerful motivator. Anyway, I have great expectations for the future, but I just don’t know if I’m the monarch of all I survey.
I have great expectations for the future, because the past was highly overrated.
I have two lovely sons and some good memories, but I’ve had a rather tumultuous personal life. It hasn’t been dull; I’ve been the Hiroshima of love.
I know I can’t play funny roles in movies. I tried, and it didn’t work.
I know I’m incredibly unpredictable, and that’s the only thing I’m sure of.
I love being verbal in films.
I respect a woman too much to marry her.
I take rejection as someone blowing a bugle in my ear to wake me up and get going, rather than retreat.
I tend to think of action movies as exuberant morality plays in which good triumphs over evil.
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.
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.
I’m a patriot of the heart.
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.
I’m more focused and have a greater sense of challenge, because I constantly feel the weight of time.
I’m not a genetically superior person. I built my body.
I’m not just painting for painting’s sake. I want to be truthful.
I’m not right wing, I’m not left wing. I love my country.
I’m perceived to be this solitary character, but nothing could be further from the truth.
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.
I’ve kind of fashioned my life after a Slinky. Bend me in a million shapes, and eventually I’ll spring back to what I originally was.
If bad decorating was a hanging offense, there’d be bodies hanging from every tree!
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.
If you look at people that have survived crashing in the mountains and lived up in the snow for 40 days it’s possible to do extraordinary feats.
If you think people are inherently good, you get rid of the police for 24 hours see what happens.
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.
In a contest between me and a bulldog, you would say the bulldog is cuter.
In the movies, I kill guys with an axe. In real life, I can’t control a nine-year-old girl.
Jesus is the inspiration for anyone to go the distance.
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.
My favorite snack would have to be Fritos, no doubt about it. Fritos and mayonnaise. I know. Really healthy, isn’t it?
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.
Once is a man’s life, for one mortal moment, he must make a grab for immorality; if not, he has not lived.
Painting is as close as a person can get to actually capturing the heat of the moment.
Playing polo is like trying to play golf during an earthquake.
Quite often in acting, you have to play a certain part; you cannot speak as much as you want to speak.
Rambo isn’t violent. I see Rambo as a philanthropist.
Rocky represents the optimistic side of life, and Rambo represents purgatory.
Success is usually the culmination of controlling failure.
Suddenly I’ve got an overwhelming desire to surround myself with the aura of classical and Romantic art.
That’s what Rocky is all about: pride, reputation, and not being another bum in the neighborhood.
The body needs to rest. It needs a lot less exercise than you think.
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.
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.
There’s no one in the world close to Arnold Schwarzenegger. He is a phenomenon. He’s brilliant.
Today’s action hero, his skills are through technology. He can fly, he can throw a bolt of lightning, he can freeze people.
Voices are like fingerprints, from Cagney to Bogart. They never lost it. My voice is instrumental in categorizing me.
When I tried to play characters that strayed from who I am it ended in disaster. People didn’t expect me in comedies or musicals.
When I was in junior high school, the teachers voted me the student most likely to end up in the electric chair.
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.
When I’m on a location, I pick a restaurant that’s close and private and eat all my meals there.
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.
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.
Whenever I don’t get injured, the film is a dud. I didn’t bleed on ‘Rhinestone.’ I didn’t bleed on ‘Stop! Or My Mom will Shoot.’
You have to be really loyal to the people that supported you when you were coming up.
You’ve got to show your soul otherwise you’re just a piece of equipment.