Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Quotes to Live By
Inspiration  |  Motivational Articles  |  Being Strong  |  Being Positive  |  Links  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Once is a man's life, for one mortal moment,
by Sylvester Stallone

Once is a man's life, for one mortal moment,
he must make a grab for immorality; if not,
he has not lived.
- Sylvester Stallone

I take rejection as someone blowing a bugle in my ear
to wake me up and get going, rather than retreat.
- Sylvester Stallone

Suddenly I've got an overwhelming desire to surround
myself with the aura of classical and Romantic art.
- Sylvester Stallone

When I was in junior high school, the teachers voted
me the student most likely to end up in the electric chair.
- Sylvester Stallone

 

I think everyone has a certain kind of formula in their life.
When you deviate from that formula, you're going to
fail big or you're gonna win big.
- Sylvester Stallone

I respect a woman too much to marry her.
- Sylvester Stallone

I tend to think of action movies as exuberant morality
plays in which good triumphs over evil.
- Sylvester Stallone

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


I have two lovely sons and some good memories,
but I've had a rather tumultuous personal life.
It hasn't been dull; I've been the Hiroshima of love.
- Sylvester Stallone

When I tried to branch out into comedy,
I didn't do very well at it, so I went back to doing
what I do naturally well,
or what the audience expects from me -
action pictures.
- Sylvester Stallone

I am a sensitive writer, actor and director.
Talking business disgusts me.
If you want to talk business, call my disgusting personal manager.
- Sylvester Stallone

I've kind of fashioned my life after a Slinky.
Bend me in a million shapes, and eventually I'll spring
back to what I originally was.
- Sylvester Stallone

If bad decorating was a hanging offense,
there'd be bodies hanging from every tree!
- Sylvester Stallone

Rambo isn't violent.
I see Rambo as a philanthropist.
- Sylvester Stallone

Once in one's life, for one mortal moment,
one must make a grab for immortality;
if not,
one has not lived.
- Sylvester Stallone

I believe there's an inner power that makes winners or losers.
And the winners are the ones who really listen to the truth of their hearts.
- Sylvester Stallone

Most action is based on redemption and revenge,
and that's a formula.
Moby Dick was formula.
It's how you get to the conclusion that makes it interesting.
- Sylvester Stallone

I think that gravity sets into everything,
including careers, but pendulums do swing and mountains
do become valleys after a while...
if you keep on walking.
- Sylvester Stallone

I love being verbal in films.
- Sylvester Stallone

Like I said, I've got too much respect for women to marry them,
but that doesn't mean you can't support them emotionally and financially.
- Sylvester Stallone

Success is usually the culmination of controlling failure.
- Sylvester Stallone

I'm more focused and have a greater sense of challenge,
because I constantly feel the weight of time.
- Sylvester Stallone

I'm a patriot of the heart.
- Sylvester Stallone

That's what Rocky is all about: pride,
reputation, and not being another bum in the neighborhood.
- Sylvester Stallone

Playing polo is like trying to play golf during an earthquake.
- Sylvester Stallone

I've been involved in something which was chaotic and insane.
All I can say now is that I am, and intend to stay,
a single man.
- Sylvester Stallone

I have great expectations for the future,
because the past was highly overrated.
- Sylvester Stallone

I think that's become passe, but if you can surround
yourself with a kind of monument to yourself and your family -
a statement -
and you can afford it,
then that's a noble project.
- Sylvester Stallone

I have a lack of fear, whereas in the past the fear
of failure was a powerful motivator.
Anyway, I have great expectations for the future,
but I just don't know if I'm the monarch of all I survey.
- Sylvester Stallone

What I'm trying to do now in my life -
not just with the building,
but with everything - is to construct things that will have enduring qualities,
and won't just be ephemeral flashes in the pan.
- Sylvester Stallone

I never quite understood these actors -
though I envy them sometimes -
who can lie out for a year or two.
I feel as though time is a real pressing issue,
and I want to get as much work done in the time that I have left.
- Sylvester Stallone

It would be great to be able to pass on to someone all of the successes,
the failures, and the knowledge that one has had.
To help someone, avoid all the fire,
pain and anxiety would be wonderful.
- Sylvester Stallone

I was very much into buying contemporary art,
but I've just decided I want to get rid of it all.
Not that it's not great art, but all of a sudden my mood has changed,
and I want to go back to seventeenth-
and eighteenth-century masters.
- Sylvester Stallone

When you're on top and you lead the parade,
everyone's there throwing lilies and lilac water on your head.
But when those parades have gone by and there's a storm in your heart,
there are very few people that are going to sit there
and listen to you bemoan life.
- Sylvester Stallone

Through humor, you can soften some
of the worst blows that life delivers.
And once you find laughter,
no matter how painful your situation might be,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

The simplest questions are the most profound.
Where were you born?
Where is your home?
Where are you going?
What are you doing?
Think about these once in a while
and watch your answers change.
- Richard Bach

Once you know yourself as a genuine seeker,
and when your own inner chamber is quite enlightened,
then comes the natural unfoldment of pure love and compassion
and a genuine desire to serve others.
- Rod Stryker

Cowards die many times before their deaths;
The valiant never taste of death but once.
- William Shakespeare

What is once well done is done forever.
- Henry David Thoreau

You need to make a commitment,
and once you make it,
then life will give you some answers.
- Les Brown

Once you say you're going to settle for second,
that's what happens to you in life.
- John F. Kennedy

What we have once enjoyed we can never lose.
All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
- Helen Keller

You only live once, and once is enough
if you play your cards right.
- the movie Interiors (1978)

The journey between what you once were
and who you are now becoming
is where the dance of Life really takes place.
- Barbara De Angelis

We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe,
nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws,
but the smallest insect, we wish
to be created at once by special act.
- Charles Darwin

Shake structures.
School yourself.
Look twice at a thing,
once upside down.
Answer yourself clearly.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You only live once -
but if you work it right, once is enough.
- Joe E. Lewis

Once you label me, you negate me.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Once we accept our limits, we can go beyond them.
- Albert Einstein

All this worldly wisdom was once
the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
- Henry David Thoreau

A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did.
- John Burroughs

If you have an important point to make,
don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver.
Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again.
Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.
- Winston Churchill

How could youths better learn to live
than by at once trying the experiment of living?
- Henry David Thoreau

I expect to pass through this world but once.
Any good therefore that I can do,
or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature,
let me do it now.
Let me not defer or neglect it,
for I shall not pass this way again.
- William Penn

Count your blessings. Once you realize
how valuable you are and how much you have going for you,
the smiles will return, the sun will break out,
the music will play, and you will finally
be able to move forward the life that God intended
for you with grace, strength, courage, and confidence.
- Og Mandino

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea,
never regains its original dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

The world moves, and ideas that were
once good are not always good.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

We come this way but once.
We can either tiptoe through life
and hope we get to death without being badly bruised
or we can live a full, complete life achieving
our goals and realizing our wildest dreams.
- Bob Proctor

Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
- Socrates

If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens,
you can never regain their respect and esteem.
It is true that you may fool all of the people some of the time;
you can even fool some of the people all of the time;
but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.
- Abraham Lincoln

Once we doubt ourselves, success slips beyond our grasp.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you plan for a year, plant a seed.
If for ten years, plant a tree.
If for a hundred years, teach the people.
When you sow a seed once, you will reap a single harvest.
When you teach the people, you will reap a hundred harvests.
- Kuan Chung

The whole world is a cyclone.
But once you have found the center, the cyclone disappears.
This nothingness is the ultimate peak of consciousness.
- Osho

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions.
All life is an experiment.
The more experiments you make the better.
What if they are a little coarse,
and you may get your coat soiled or torn?
What if you do fail, and get fairly rolled
in the dirt once or twice.
Up again, you shall never be so afraid of a tumble.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I would rather try to persuade a man to go along,
because once I have persuaded him, he will stick.
If I scare him, he will stay just as long
as he is scared, and then he is gone.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Sister is probably the most competitive
relationship within the family,
but once the sisters are grown,
it becomes the strongest relationship.
- Margaret Mead

Winning is not a sometime thing; it's an all time thing.
You don't win once in a while,
you don't do things right once in a while,
you do them right all the time.
Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.
- Vince Lombardi

It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person,
"Always do what you are afraid to do."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You only meet your once in a lifetime friend ...
once in a lifetime.
- Little Rascals

If we want to direct our lives,
we must take control of our consistent actions.
It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives,
but what we do consistently.
- Anthony Robbins

Failure does not exist.
Failure is simply someone else's opinion of how
a certain act should have been completed.
Once you believe that no act must be performed
in any specific other-directed way,
then failing becomes impossible.
- Wayne Dyer


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: Once is a man's life, for one mortal moment, by Sylvester Stallone.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Quotes and Sayings.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 


Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.



All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.