Real loss is only possible when you love something more than you love yourself.

Sean

Skylar: What if I said I wouldn't have sex with you again till I got to meet your friends, what would you say?
Will: I'd say it's four-thirty in the morning, they're probably up.

My father died when I was thirteen and I inherited this money. Did you ever think that everyday I wake up, that I wish I could give it back, that I would give it back in a second, if it meant I could have one more day with him? But I can't. And that's my life and I deal with it.

Skylar

Will: I read your book last night.
Sean: So you're the one.

Will: Shakespeare, Nietzsche, Frost, O'Conner...
Sean: Well that's great. They're all dead.
Will: Not to me, they're not.
Sean: You can't have a lot of dialogue with them.
Will: Not without a heater and some serious smelling salts.

I think we make a real sharp couple of coconuts - I'm dumb, you're shy, whaddaya think, huh?

Rocky

You do that to Apollo Creed, they'll put us in jail for murder.

Paulie

What about my prime, Mick? At least you had a prime! I had no prime, I had nothin'!

Rocky

Mickey: You know what you are?
Rocky: No, what?
Mickey: A tomato.
Rocky: A tomato?
Mickey: Yeah, and I'm running a business here, not a goddamn soup kitchen.

Adrian: Einstein flunked out of school, twice.
Paulie: Is that so?
Adrian: Yeah. Beethoven was deaf. Helen Keller was blind. I think Rocky's got a good chance.

You'd better stop this fight! You ain't nothin' but a bum!

Apollo Creed

Reporter: Where did you get the name, "The Italian Stallion?"
Rocky: Oh I made that up one night while I was eating dinner.

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