“Wall Street” quotes(1987)
Plot – Bud works as a broker for a company at Wall Street. He's a real New York yuppie and is under the protection of Gekko, an unscrupulous businessman who dominates the market and often ruins small investors. When Gekko attacks his father's company, the guy changes his opinion about him.
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“Wall Street” Quotes 28 quotes
“Having sex with her was like reading the Wall St. Journal.”
“It's all about bucks, kid. The rest is conversation.”
“The main thing about money, Bud, is that it makes you do things you don't want to do.”
“It's not always the most popular person who gets the job done.”
“Lunch is for wimps.”
“You got ninety percent of the American public out there with little or no net worth. I create nothing. I own. We make the rules, pal. The news, war, peace, famine, upheaval, the price per paper clip. We pick that rabbit out of the hat while everybody sits out there wondering how the hell we did it.”
“The minute I laid eyes on you, I knew you had what it took.”
“- Bud Fox: If these people lose their jobs, they got nowhere to go! My father has worked there for 24 years! I gave him my word.
- Gordon Gekko: It's all about bucks, kid. The rest is conversation... Hey, Buddy, you're still gonna be president, all right? And when the time comes, you're gonna parachute out, a rich man. With the money you're...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Greed is right, greed works. Greed clarifies, cuts through, and captures the essence of the evolutionary spirit. Greed, in all of its forms; greed for life, for money, for love, knowledge has marked the upward surge of mankind. And greed, you mark my words, will not only save Teldar Paper, but that other malfunctioning corporation called the USA.”
“- Bud Fox: So tell me, Gordon: when does it all end, huh? How many yachts can you water-ski behind? How much is enough?
- Gordon Gekko: It's not a question of enough, pal. It's a zero-sum game: somebody wins, somebody loses. Money itself isn't lost or made, it's simply, uh, transferred from one perception to another. Like magic.”
“You gonna tell me the difference between this guy and that guy is luck?”
“The minute I laid eyes on you, I knew you were no good.”
- Carl Fox: "There came into Egypt a Pharaoh who did not know".
- Gordon Gekko: I beg your pardon, is that a proverb?
- Carl Fox: No, a prophecy. The rich have been doing it to the poor since the beginning of time. The only difference between the Pyramids and the Empire State Building is the Egyptians didn't allow unions. I know what this guy is... (continue)(continue reading)
“What's worth doing is worth doing for money.”
“The new law of evolution in corporate America seems to be survival of the unfittest. Well, in my book you either do it right or you get eliminated. In the last seven deals that I've been involved with, there were 2.5 million stockholders who have made a pretax profit of 12 billion dollars. Thank you. I am not a destroyer of companies. I am a...” (continue)(continue reading)
“There's no nobility in poverty.”