Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone (Born July 6, 1946) is an American actor and director. Noted for his numerous action roles, Stallone’s most memorable characters are Rocky Balboa and John Rambo.

As a mishap from obstetrician during his birth, the actor suffers from paralysis in certain parts of his face. This peculiarity is what lends Stallone his trademark features that launched him as one of the most memorable action hero in Hollywood.

Check out 17 Greatest Sylvester Stallone Quotes below.

  1. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain’t about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.
  2. Once in one’s life, for one mortal moment, one must make a grab for immortality; if not, one has not lived.
  3. If you look back at life, I bet you will regret about 80% of your actions. But life consists of all mistakes.
  4. Remember the mind is your best muscle…BIG ARMS can move rocks, but BIG WORDS can move mountains….Ride the brain train for success.
  5. Your spiritual sense will make you either a winner or a loser.
  6. Every time I’ve failed, people had me out for the count, but I always come back.
  7. I am not the richest, smartest or most talented person in the world, but I succeed because I keep going and going and going.
  8. 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.
  9. I take rejection as someone blowing a bugle in my ear to wake me up and get going, rather than retreat.
  10. Love is absolute loyalty. People fade, looks fade, but the loyalty never fades.
  11. 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.
  12. Success is usually the culmination of controlling failures.
  13. When I was in junior high school, the teacher voted me the student most likely to end up in the electric chair.
  14. I stopped thinking the way other people think a long time ago. You gotta think like you think.
  15. Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up.
  16. Your spiritual sense will make you either winner or loser.
  17. I believe any success in life is made by going into an area with a blind and furious optimism.