Rocky Balboa quotes

[to his pet turtles] If you guys could sing or dance, I wouldn't be doin' this, you know?

[to a laborer who owes money] You wanna dance, you gotta pay the band, you understand? If you wanna borrow, you gotta pay the man. Hey, I ain't emotionally involved, Bob, ya understand? Gimmme some money. C'mon.... gimmme some money.

Lockers are bad anyway after a while, people get the combination. I must have had twenty bucks taken out of there in the past six years, ya know. Don't sound like much, but it adds up, ya know. Doesn't matter, who cares?

Yo, Adrian, it's me, Rocky... I don't know what to say, 'cause I ain't never talked to no door before, ya know... Yo, Adrian, you know, it's Rocky again, you know. Listen, uh, I know you ain't too happy at this moment, ya know. But could ya do me a favor, ya know, I ain't got nobody to spend Thanksgiving with, ya know? So, uh, how about maybe you and I, I mean, we'll go out together and get somethin' to eat, I don't know, maybe laugh a little bit, who knows, ya know?

[to Adrian] I wanna kiss ya. You don't have to kiss me back if ya don't wanna. I wanna kiss you.

Well, ya see, sir I understand you're lookin' for sparrin' partners for Apollo, and I jus' want ta let ya know that I am very available.

I just want to say hi to my girlfriend, OK? Yo, Adrian! It's me, Rocky. Note: bolded portion is ranked #80 in the American Film Institute's list of the top 100 movie quotations in American cinema.

[to Paulie] If you can make money off my name, make it, OK?

Who am I kiddin'? I ain't even in the guy's league...It don't matter, 'cause I was nobody before...I was nobody. That don't matter either, ya know...It really don't matter if I lose this fight. It really don't matter if this guy opens my head, either. 'Cause all I wanna do is go the distance. Nobody's ever gone the distance with Creed. And if I can go that distance, ya see, and that bell rings, ya know, and I'm still standin', I'm gonna know for the first time in my life, ya see, that I weren't just another bum from the neighborhood.

[upon seeing Apollo Creed] He looks like a big flag.

Cut me Mick!

You stop this fight, I'll kill ya'!

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