Quotes from the Movie Wall Street

The most valuable commodity I know of, is information

Gordon Gekko

The public's out there throwin' darts at a board, sport. I don't throw darts at a board - I bet on sure things.

Gordon Gekko

Every battle is won before it's ever fought. Think about it.

Gordon Gekko

You ever wonder why fund managers can't beat the S&P 500? Because they're sheep, and sheep get slaughtered.

Gordon Gekko

Most of these Harvard MBA types - they don't add up to dogshit. Give me guys that are poor, smart, hungry - and no feelings. when you feel, you lose a few, but you keep on fighting.

Gordon Gekko

And if you need a friend, get a dog. It's trench warfare out there pal.

Gordon Gekko

You want another chance? You stop sending me information, and start getting me some.

Gordon Gekko

You see that building? I bought that building ten years ago. My first real estate deal. Sold it 2 years later, made an 800,000 dollar profit. It was better than sex. At the time, I thought that was all the money in the world; now it's a day's pay.

Gordon Gekko

I'm afraid pal, unless your father is on the board of directors of another company, you and I are going to have a very tough time doing business together.

Gordon Gekko

You work hard? I'll bet you stayed up all night analyzing that dogshit stock you gave me, huh? where'd it get you? My father, he worked like an elephant pushing electrical supplies and he dropped dead at 49 with a heart attack and tax bills.

Gordon Gekko

Wake up, will ya pal? If you're not inside, you're outside, OK? And I'm not talking a $400,000 a year working Wall Street stiff flying first class and being comfortable, I'm talking about liquid. Rich enough to have your own jet. Rich enough not to waste time. Fifty, a hundred million dollars buddy. A player, or nothing. Now you had what it took to get into my office; The real question is whether you got what it takes to stay.

Gordon Gekko

Showdowns bore me, Larry. Nobody wins. You can have the company. In fact, its gonna be fun watching you and your giant ego try and make a horse race out of it.

Gordon Gekko

Well now considering you brought my mother into it, 71.50.

Gordon Gekko

Money never sleeps, pal. Just made 800,000 Hong Kong Gold, it's been wired to ya. Play with it. You done good, but you gotta keep doing good. I Showed you how the game works, now school's out.

Gordon Gekko

No, no, no, no, you don't understand. I wanna be surprised. Astonish me pal. New Info - I don't care where, or how you get it - just get it.

Gordon Gekko

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