Wolf of Wall Street, starring Leonardo DiCaprio as Jordan Belfort, is set in New York in the 1980s. The movie is a funny black comedy that details the high-flying life of stockbrokers. Margot Robbie plays Jordan’s wife, Naomi. Although this movie was controversial at its release, it is one of the best movies of 2013. Some quotes from this film can be motivational to business people, but try not to follow Jordan’s example. Many of his stock sales were illegal. These quotes will make you laugh while bringing you back to the excess and glamour of the 1980s in New York.
From Matthew Mcconaughey To Margot Robbie The Best Wolf Of Wall Street Quotes
Let me tell you something. There’s no nobility in poverty. I’ve been a poor man, and I’ve been a rich man. And I choose rich every f*cking time.
It’s his first day on Wall Street. Give him time.
I’ll tell you what: I’m never eating at Benihana again. I don’t care whose birthday it is.
Fugazi, it’s a fake.
The name of the game, moving the money from the client’s pocket to your pocket.
Without action, the best intentions in the world are nothing more than that: intentions.
The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullsh*t story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it.
I’ve got the guts to die. What I want to know is, have you got the guts to live?
Successful people are 100% convinced that they are masters of their own destiny, they’re not creatures of circumstance, they create circumstance, if the circumstances around them suck they change them.
This right here is the land of opportunity. This is America. This is my home! The show goes on!
It’s like a non-alcoholic beer. It’s got no… no alcohol.
And you know what else, Daddy? Mommy is just sick and tired of wearing panties.
Let me tell you something else. Honestly, I’m not bullshitting here, this is one of the nicest boats that I’ve ever been on. I gotta tell you.
You got my money taped to your boobs, honey. Technically, you do work for me.
Was all this legal? Absolutely not but we were making more money then we knew what to do with.
Create a vision that makes you wanna jump out of bed in the morning.
My name is Jordan Belfort. I’m a former member of the middle class raised by two accountants in a tiny apartment in Bayside, Queens. The year I turned 26, as the head of my own brokerage firm, I made $49 million, which really pissed me off because it was three shy of a million a week.
We were making more money than we knew what to do with.
I’m not a scientist; I don’t know what the f*ck you’re talking about. I can get you beer if you want f*ckin’ beer.
Winners use words that say ‘must’ and ‘will’.
OK, first rule of Wall Street – Nobody – and I don’t care if you’re Warren Buffet or Jimmy Buffet – nobody knows if a stock’s going up, down or f-ing sideways, least of all stockbrokers. But we have to pretend we know.
So boring. I’m gonna kill myself.
My warriors, who won’t take ‘No’ for an answer. Who won’t hang up the phone till their client either buys. Or f*cking dies!
No matter what happened to you in your past, you are not your past, you are the resources and the capabilities you glean from it. And that is the basis for all change.
Safety is first, okay? I don’t want to get a bad reputation.
With this script, I’ll teach each and every one of you to be the best.
Act as if! Act as if you’re a wealthy man, rich already, and then you’ll surely become rich. Act as if you have unmatched confidence and then people will surely have confidence in you.
You don’t choose who you fall in love with, do you? And once you do fall in love—that obsessive sort of love, that all-consuming love, where two people can’t stand to be apart from each other for even a moment—how are you supposed to let a love like that pass you by?
There are always patterns in everything, there are patterns in books, there are patterns in human behavior, there are patterns in success, there are patterns for everything in life. You just need to pay attention to them.
And you wanna know what I was just thinking too? The f*cking hero I’m gonna be back at the office when the Bureau seizes this f*cking boat. Because, I mean, f*ckety f*ck f*ck, Jordan, look at this thing! It’s beautiful! And you got the beautiful girls there. It’s wonderful.
If you try and fail, people will praise you for trying. If you fail to even try people will ignore you.
Oh, you don’t love me? You don’t love me anymore, huh? Well isn’t that just f*cking convenient for you! Now that I’m under federal indictment with an electronic bracelet around my ankle, now you decide you don’t f*cking love me anymore. Is that right?
Sell me this pen!
The sides did cure cancer, that’s the problem.
Fugazi, Fugazi. It’s a wazy. It’s a woozie. It’s fairy dust.
On a daily basis I consume enough drugs to sedate Manhattan, Long Island, and Queens for a month. I take Quaaludes 10-15 times a day for my “back pain”, Adderall to stay focused, Xanax to take the edge off, pot to mellow me out, cocaine to wake me back up again, and morphine… Well, because it’s awesome.
I am a master diver, you hear that?! I am a master diver! No one’s gonna f*cking die! I got you. Just trust me, okay? I love you. Just hold on tight. Donnie. Hold on, baby. Donnie. Donnie!
Let me give you some legal advice: Shut the f*ck up!
The easiest way to make money is – create something of such value that everybody wants and go out and give and create value, the money comes automatically.
They’re gonna need to send in the National Guard to take me out, cos I ain’t going nowhere!
I don’t wanna die, Jordan! I’ve done a lot of bad sh*t, I’m going to hell, Jordan! f*cked up! I f*cked up so bad!
How many times a week you jerk off?
I want you to back yourself into a corner. Give yourself no choice but to succeed. Let the consequences of failure become so dire and so unthinkable that you’ll have no choice but to do whatever it takes to succeed.
You need to see things as they are, not worse than they are, than see them better than they are and make them that way.
Oh my God, the emperor of f*cksville came down from f*cksville to give me a pass! Hey, what are the citizens of f*cksville doing today when their emperor’s gone? Is it, is it mayhem? Are people looting and raping? What are all the little f*ckheads doing while you’re here?
When you live your life by poor standards, you inflict damage on everyone who crosses your path, especially those you love.
Nobody knows if a stock is going to go up, down, sideways or in circles. You know what a Fugazi is?
An IPO is an initial public offering. It’s a first time a stock is offered for sale to the general population. Now as the firm taking the company public, we set the initial sales price, then sold those shares right back to our friends. The i- Look, I-I know you’re not following what I’m saying anyway, right? That’s-that’s okay. That doesn’t matter. The real question is this: was all this legal? Absolutely f*cking not. But we were making more money than we knew what do with.
Dream stompers are people who want to stomp on your hopes and dreams. Lose their phone numbers.
Still, give them to me young, hungry, and stupid. And in no time, I will make them rich.
I am not gonna die sober!
Best way to sell something: don’t sell anything. Earn awareness, respect and trust of those who might buy.
Jordan, this is how it’s gonna go. I’m gonna take custody of the kids. If you agree to the divorce right now, I will allow visitation. Okay? Don’t try to fight it.
Whether you say, ‘I can’ or ‘I can’t,’ you’re right either way.
I f*cked her brains out… for eleven seconds.
At least as a rich man when I have to face my problems I show up at the back of a limo wearing a $2,000 suit and a $40,000 gold f*cking watch.
$26,000 for one dinner!
f*cking smoke crack with me.
You show me a pay stub I’ll quit my job right now.” [on phone] “Hey, listen, I quit! Yeah, I’m going into stocks.
Most of the Wall Street jackasses that I bust, they’re to the manor born. Their fathers are douchebags, just like their fathers before them. But you… you, Jordan, you got this way all on your own.
I heard some stupid sh*t. I… I didn’t even want to bring it up. It’s just… stupid.
I’m sure. Good luck on that subway ride home to your miserable ugly f*ckin’ wives. I’m gonna have Heidi lick some caviar off my balls in the meantime. Hey, you guys wanna take some lobsters for your ride home? [Picks up a pair of lobsters and throws them after the two agents] f*ckin’ miserable pricks, I know you can’t afford them! f*ckin’ cheap f*cks!
If you want to be rich, never give up. People tend to give up. If you have persistence, you will come out ahead of most people. More importantly, you will learn. When you do something, you might fail. But that’s not because you’re a failure. It’s because you have not learnt enough. Do it differently each time. One day, you will do it right. Failure is your friend.
If im not mistaking, you just tried to bribe a federal officer.
Everything that has happened to you up to this point is irrelevant. It’s your past.
If you give people a good enough ‘why’, they will always figure out the how.
I want you to deal with your problems by becoming rich!
I believe in total immersion, if you want to be rich, you have to program your mind to be rich. You have to unlearn all the thoughts that were making you poor and replace them with new thoughts – rich thoughts.