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.