Lou Mannheim: Man looks in the abyss, there’s nothing staring back at him. At that moment, man finds his character. And that is what keeps him out of the abyss.

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Gordon Gecco: Because it’s wreckable, all right?

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Bud Fox: I’m tapped out Marv. American Express got a hit man lookin’ for me.

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