Quotes from the Movie Wall Street

The richest one percent of this country owns half our country's wealth, five trillion dollars. One third of that comes from hard work, two thirds comes from inheritance, interest on interest accumulating to widows and idiot sons; And what I do, stock and real estate speculation. It's bullshit. You got ninety percent of the American public out there with little or no net worth. I create nothing. I own.

Gordon Gekko

We make the rules, pal. The news, war, peace, famine, upheaval, price of a paper clip. We pick that rabbit out of that hat when everybody sits out there wonderin' how the hell we did it.

Gordon Gekko

Now you're not naive enough to think we're living in a democracy, are you, Buddy? It's the free market, and you're part of it. Yeah, you got that killer instinct. Stick around pal, I still got a lot to teach you.

Gordon Gekko

Sell it all. What the hell, so we only make ten million.

Gordon Gekko

Where the hell are you? I am losing MILLIONS! You got me into this company and sure as hell better get me out or the only job you'll have on the Street is SWEEPING IT! You hear me, Fox?

Gordon Gekko

I'm tapped out Marv. American Express' got a hit man lookin' for me.

Bud Fox

Having sex with her was like reading the Wall Street Journal.

Bud Fox

You step out that door, and I'm changing the locks

Bud Fox

Life all comes down to a few moments. This is one of them.

Bud Fox

You're only the best money can buy, Darien

Bud Fox

I don't know. I guess I realized that I'm just Bud Fox... and as much as I wanted to be Gordon Gekko, I'll always be Bud Fox.

Bud Fox

I gotta live in manhattan to be a player. There's no nobility in poverty.

Bud Fox

Good Carolyn, Doing any better would be a sin

Bud Fox

Jesus you can't make a buck in this market, the country's goin' to hell faster than when that son of a bitch Roosevelt was in charge. Too much cheap money sloshing around the world. The worst mistake we ever made was letting Nixon get off the gold standard.

Lou Mannheim

Stick to the fundamentals. That's how IBM and Hilton were built. Good things, sometimes, take time.

Lou Mannheim

You can't get a little bit pregnant.

Lou Mannheim

Kid, you're on a roll. Enjoy it while it lasts, 'cause it never does.

Lou Mannheim

Man looks into the Abyss, and there's nothin' staring back at him. At that moment, man finds his character, and that's what keeps him out of the Abyss.

Lou Mannheim

Stop going for the easy buck and start producing something with your life. Create, instead of living off the buying and selling of others.

Carl Fox

I don't go to sleep with no whore and I don't wake up with no whore. That's how I live with myself. I don't know how you do it.

Carl Fox

Money's only something you need in case you don't die tomorrow...

Carl Fox

Well, you're only the President of the company. What the hell do you know, anyway?

Roger Barnes

You've been a real schmuck lately. So go thou and sin no more.

Marv

Oh, this is very nice. This is very nice. So whats it, *Mr.* Cocksucker now? Come on forget charts, will ya? Were not fund managers here baby. Churn em and burn em. I am offering you the Knicks, and chicks.

Marv

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