Live for nothing, or die for something.

John J. Rambo

You have lights! Turn them on! I want to see you fuckin' fools!

Pirate Leader

John J. Rambo: Go live your life, while you got a good one.
Sarah Miller: It's WHAT I'm trying to do!

John J. Rambo: Are you bringing in any weapons ?
Burnett: Of course not.
John J. Rambo: You're not changin' anything...

Lord, make me your instrument of peace. Where there is hatred, let me bring love. Where there is darkness, light. For it is in giving we receive. It is in pardoning that we are pardoned. It is in dying... that we awake to eternal life.

Reverend Arthur Marsh

You didn't kill for your country... you killed for yourself.

John J. Rambo

Sarah Miller: You know you never told us your name.
John J. Rambo: John.
Sarah Miller: Lived here a long time?
John J. Rambo: Long Time.

Burnett: We'd like to rent you boat. We need to get up river.
John J. Rambo: Where?
Burnett: Burma.
John J. Rambo: Burma's a war zone. Its suicide.
Burnett: More like genocide.

[while aiming an arrow at Lewis' eye] Any of you boys want to shoot, now's the time. There isn't one of us that doesn't want to be someplace else. But this is what we do, who we are. Live for nothing, or die for something. Your call.

John J. Rambo

Sarah: You know you never told us your name.
John Rambo: John.
Sarah: Where are you from?
John Rambo: Mohave, Arizona.
Sarah: Why'd you leave?
John Rambo: I got drafted in Nam.
Sarah: And you just stayed?
John Rambo: It's complicated.
Sarah: You have family back home?
John Rambo: Father, maybe. I don't know.
Sarah: Aren't you curious to see how things might've changed back home?
John Rambo: Gotta have a reason for that.

Fuck the world.

John J. Rambo

Burnett: What did you do? We came here to help stop the killing! Who are you to...
John Rambo: [grabs Burnett by the throat, and slams him up against a support beam] Who are you?
Sarah: Let him go!
John Rambo: They would've raped her fifty times... and cut your fucking heads off. Who are you? Who are any of you?

Sylvester Stallone is back as Rambo in this 2008 film that finds him going to Thailand to rescue aid workers.

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Rambo Quotes

Live for nothing, or die for something.

John J. Rambo

When you're pushed, killing's as easy as breathing.

John J. Rambo