Quotes from the Movie Wall Street

I loved it at 40, it's an insult at 50. They're analysts, they don't know preferred stock from livestock, alright? When it hits south, we raise the sperm count on the deal.

Gordon Gekko

This is the kid. Calls me 59 days in a row, wants to be a player. Oughta be a picture of you in the dictionary under 'Persistence', kid.

Gordon Gekko

Now, listen, Jerry, I'm looking for negative control. Okay? No more than 30, 35 percent. Just enough to block anybody else's merger plans and find out from the inside if the books are cooked. If it looks as good as on paper, we're in the kill zone, pal. Lock and load.

Gordon Gekko

Lunch? Aw, You gotta be kidding. Lunch is for wimps.

Gordon Gekko

What else you got besides connections at the airport?

Gordon Gekko

It's not bad for a quant, but that's a dog with different fleas.

Gordon Gekko

Come on pal, tell me something I don't know, it's my birthday. Surprise me.

Gordon Gekko

Bud Fox, I look at a hundred deals a day. I choose one.

Gordon Gekko

Alright Bud Fox, I want you to buy 20,000 shares of Bluestar, at 15 1/8, 3/8 tops. Don't screw it up, sport. Think you can handle that?

Gordon Gekko

Relax pal, no one's gonna blow the whistle on ya. Is that legal? You should put that in my account.

Gordon Gekko

Buy a decent suit. You can't come in here looking like this. Go to Morty Sills, tell 'em I sent ya.

Gordon Gekko

Save the cheap salesman talk, will ya, it's obvious.

Gordon Gekko

I don't like losses, sport. Nothing ruins my day more than losses. Now you do good, you get perks, lots and lots of perks.

Gordon Gekko

Bought my way in, now all these Ivy League schmucks are suckin' my kneecaps.

Gordon Gekko

That's the thing you gotta remember about WASPs - they love animals, they can't stand people.

Gordon Gekko

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

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