Best Inspirational Quotes By Sylvester Stallone
Nicknamed Sly Stallone, 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. (Famous Success Quotes)
"I am not the richest, smartest or most talented person in the world, but I succeed because I keep going and going and going."
"If you express yourself too much, you're considered weak."
"Life is more than sunglasses and hit movies. Reality - that's the main event."
"Success is usually the culmination of controlling failure."
"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."
In 1970, while he was struggling financially and sleeping in the New York City Port Authority, Stallone played the lead role in a soft core pornography film named The “Party at Kitty and Stud's”. Stallone gradually started to star in minor, often uncredited roles in movies like “Bananas” and “Klute”. (Most Popular Inspirational Quotes)
Stallone's big break came with “Rocky”, a movie he wrote after watching the Muhammad Ali-Chuck Wepner fight on March 24, 1975. The film met with phenomenal success after its release in 1976. The movie was nominated for ten Academy Awards, into major categories like Best Actor, Best Original Screenplay and Best Director. (Famous Success Quotes)
After few lead roles in movies like Escape to Victory, F.I.S.T and Paradise Alley, Stallone directed and starred in Rocky II which repeated the success of the first movie. (Quotes For Inspiration)
In 1982, Stallone starred in First Blood, the first part of the Rambo series. The film was a critically acclaimed movie and its huge box office success saw two more sequels in 1985 and 1998. Stallone also continued the Rocky franchise with Rocky III, IV, V and Rocky Balboa. He also launched the fourth Rambo movie in 2008. (Inspirational Quotes About Success)
Sly's ability to use his impairment to his advantage and dedication towards the craft has elevated him from an admired actor to a screen legend.