85 Jordan Belfort Quotes From The Wolf Of Wall Street

Looking for famous quotes by Jordan Belfort and The Wolf Of Wall Street? We have rounded up the best collection of Jordan Belfort quotes, sayings, captions, (with images and pictures) to motivate you to take risks, be fearless and work hard for success.

Jordan Ross Belfort is an American entrepreneur, speaker, author, former stockbroker and convicted felon. In 1999, he pled guilty to fraud and related crimes in connection with stock-market manipulation and running a boiler room as part of a penny-stock scam.

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In the wake of his sentencing and time in prison, Belfort wrote two memoirs: the first, The Wolf of Wall Street, was popularized in a 2013 movie adaptation directed by Martin Scorsese and starring actor Leonardo DiCaprio.

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Jordan Belfort Quotes

  1. “Average sucks.” – Jordan Belfort                                                                                                         
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  2. “The Wolf strikes again!” – Jordan Belfort

  3. “Don’t follow the path. Blaze the trail.” – Jordan Belfort

  4. “Remember: Success begins in your head.” – Jordan Belfort                                         
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  5. “Winners use words that say ‘must’ and ‘will’.” – Jordan Belfort                                             
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  6. “If money isn’t everything work at McDonald’s.” – Jordan Belfort

  7. “Don’t hang up until the client either buys or dies.” – Jordan Belfort

  8. “You grow stronger from failure than you do from success.” – Jordan Belfort                                                                                                                                                   
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  9. “Playing it safe and taking no risks is a shortcut to poverty.” – Jordan Belfort                                                                                                                                                               
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  10. “Pay close attention to people who don’t clap when you win.” – Jordan Belfort

  11. “You can watch me, mock me, try to block me but you cannot stop me.” – Jordan Belfort

  12. “Do not let there be a shred of doubt in your mind. Chase your dreams.” – Jordan Belfort                                                                                                                                       
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    jordan belfort inspirational quotes

  13. “Create a vision that makes you wanna jump out of bed in the morning.” – Jordan Belfort

  14. “When the window of opportunity open, that’s when you work twice as hard.” – Jordan Belfort

  15. “There’s no way to succeed in business without the highest ethical standards.” – Jordan Belfort

  16. “I’ve got the guts to die. What I want to know is, have you got the guts to live?” – Jordan Belfort

  17. “Yeah, that’s right; money is the greatest single problem-solver known to man…” – Jordan Belfort

  18. “The story you tell yourself is exactly what holds you back from being successful.” – Jordan Belfort

  19. “I always knew I was going to be rich. I don’t think I ever doubted it for a minute.” – Jordan Belfort

  20. “Everything that has happened to you up to this point is irrelevant. It’s your past.” – Jordan Belfort

  21. “It was as if I was bulletproof or something. How many times had I cheated death?” – Jordan Belfort

  22. “Still, give them to me young, hungry, and stupid. And in no time, I will make them rich.” – Jordan Belfort

  23. “You know, just… people say s**t. I don’t even know. I don’t even listen to it half the time.” – Jordan Belfort

  24. “If you try and fail, people will praise you for trying. If you fail to even try people will ignore you.” – Jordan Belfort

  25. “There’s only 1 way to get rich, quick! But not through a get rich quick scheme. There’s a difference.” – Jordan Belfort

The Wolf Of Wall Street Quotes By Jordan Belfort

We have rounded up your favorite quotes from the award-winning book and movie The Wolf of Wall Street which depicts the story of Jordan Belfort.

The quotes listed below are curated from his book and movie and are about money, hard work, success, and business.

  1. “Have you got the guts to live?” – Jordan Belfort

  2. “It’s business. Leave your emotions at the door.” – Jordan Belfort                                       
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    The Wolf Of Wall Street Quotes

  3. “97% of the people who quit too soon are employed by the 3% who didn’t.” – Jordan Belfort                                                                                                                               
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    Wolf Of Wall Street Quotes

  4. “There’s no nobility in poverty.” – Jordan Belfort (The Wolf Of Wall Street)                                                    
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  5. “Hard work beats talent. Every time!” – Jordan Belfort (Wolf Of Wall Street)                                                                                                                                                 
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  6. “Work until your bank account looks like a phone number.” – Jordan Belfort  (The Wolf Of Wall Street)                                                                                                                                               
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  7. “Without action, the best intentions in the world are nothing more than that: intentions.” – Jordan Belfort (The Wolf Of Wall Street)                                                                                                          
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    The Wolf of Wall Street by Jordan Belfort

  8. “People don’t buy stock; it gets sold to them. Don’t ever forget that.” – Jordan Belfort

  9. “They were drunk on youth, fueled by greed, and higher than kites.” – Jordan Belfort

  10. “I want you to deal with your problems by becoming rich.” – Jordan Belfort

  11. “Best way to sell something: don’t sell anything. Earn awareness, respect and trust of those who might buy.” – Jordan Belfort

  12. “Whether you say, ‘I can’ or ‘I can’t,’ you’re right either way.” – Jordan Belfort

  13. “If you give people a good enough ‘why’, they will always figure out the how.” – Jordan Belfort

  14. “Money is the oxygen of capitalism and I wanna breathe more than any man alive.” – Jordan Belfort

  15. “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.” – Jordan Belfort

  16. “You wanna know what money sounds like? Go to a trading floor on Wall Street.” – Jordan Belfort

  17. “Every person around here, they want to get rich and they want to get rich quickly. They all want something for nothing.” – Jordan Belfort

  18. “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.” – Jordan Belfort (The Wolf Of Wall Street)

  19. “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.” – Jordan Belfort

  20. “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.” – Jordan Belfort

  21. “One thing I can promise you is that I never ask my clients to judge me on my winners, I ask them to judge me on my losers because I have so few.” – Jordan Belfort

  22. “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.” – Jordan Belfort

  23. “The real question is this: was all this legal? Absolutely f**king not. But we were making more money than we knew what do with.” – Jordan Belfort

  24. “If I earn a million dollars a week and the average American earns a thousand dollars a week, then when I spend twenty thousand dollars on something it’s the equivalent of the average American spending twenty dollars on something, right?” – Jordan Belfort (The Wolf Of Wall Street)

  25. “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. Act as if you have unmatched experience and then people will follow your advice. And act as if you are already a tremendous success, and as sure as I stand here today – you will become successful.” – Jordan Belfort

  26. “Just like that I made two grand, the other guys looked at me like I just discovered fire.” – Jordan Belfort

  27. “I had considered changing my phone number, but I was so far behind on my phone bill that NYNEX was after me too.” – Jordan Belfort

  28. “My name is Jordan Belfort. I was raised in a tiny apartment in Queens. At the tender age of 22 I headed to Wall Street. Within months I started my own firm out of an abandoned auto body shop. The year I turned 26, I made 49 million dollars which really pissed me off because it was three shy of a million a week.” – Jordan Belfort

  29. “I don’t think you’re cut out for this job. You look like a kid, and Wall Street’s no place for kids. It’s a place for killers. A place for mercenaries. So in that sense you’re lucky I’m not the one who does the hiring around here.” ― Jordan Belfort

  30. “Let me tell you something. There’s no nobility in poverty. I’ve been a rich man and I’ve been a poor man. And I choose rich every f**king time.” – Jordan Belfort

  31. “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.” – Jordan Belfort

  32. “See those little black boxes? They’re called telephones. I’m gonna let you in on a little secret about these telephones. They’re not gonna dial themselves. Okay? Without you, they’re just worthless hunks of plastic. Like a loaded M16 without a trained Marine to pull the trigger.” – Jordan Belfort

  33. “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.” – Jordan Belfort (The Wolf Of Wall Street)

  34.  “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?” – Jordan Belfort (The Wolf Of Wall Street)

  35. “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.” – Jordan Belfort (The Wolf Of Wall Street)

More Quotes By Jordan Belfort

  1. “Dream stompers are people who want to stomp on your hopes and dreams. Lose their phone numbers.” – Jordan Belfort

  2. “Act as if you are already a tremendous success, and as sure as I stand here today – you will become successful.” – Jordan Belfort

  3. “In retrospect, I remember feeling somewhat relieved – that the chaos and insanity would finally be behind me.” ” – Jordan Belfort

  4. “Money doesn’t just buy you a better life, better food, better cars, better p*ssy — it also makes you a better person.” – Jordan Belfort

  5. “When you do something, you might fail. But that’s not because you’re a failure, it’s because you have not learnt enough” – Jordan Belfort

  6. “Perhaps I should have run the other way right then and there, realizing that a guy like this might bring out the worst in me.” – Jordan Belfort

  7. “When you live your life by poor standards, you inflict damage on everyone who crosses your path, especially those you love.” – Jordan Belfort

  8. “Inside the restaurant young Strattonites carried on their time-honored tradition of acting like packs of untamed wolves.” – Jordan Belfort

  9. “When it’s all said and done, it’s the energy we send out into the universe that often comes back to us. That’s a universal law, love.” – Jordan Belfort

  10. “He was a complicated man, my father; a man of great mental capacity who was driven to succeed yet humbled into mediocrity by his own emotional limitations.” – Jordan Belfort

  11. “Money is the tool, my child, not the mason; it can help you make acquaintances but not true friends; and it might buy you a life of leisure but not a life of peace.” – Jordan Belfort

  12. “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.” – Jordan Belfort

  13. “Victor was Chinese by birth and Jewish by injection, having been raised amid the most savage young Jews anywhere on Long Island: the towns of Jericho and Syosset.” – Jordan Belfort

  14. “The Action Threshold is the moment when the scales tip in favor of action; the moment when everything changes all at once and a person takes action toward the greater good.” – Jordan Belfort

  15. “After all, guilt and remorse were worthless emotions, weren’t they? Well, I knew they weren’t; but I had no time for them. Forward motion; that was the key. Run as fast as you can and don’t look back.” – Jordan Belfort

  16. “After all, it was the nature of twentieth-century capitalism that everyone should scam everyone, and he who scammed the most ultimately won the game. On that basis, I was the undefeated world champ.” – Jordan Belfort

  17. “Every human being, after all, is possessed with the undeniable urge to confess his sins. Religions were built on such things. And kingdoms were conquered with the promise that all sins would be forgiven afterward.” – Jordan Belfort

  18. “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.” – Jordan Belfort

  19. “95 percent of the time, the common objections are merely ploys on the part of the prospect, who would rather bow out of the scale gracefully than have to look the salesperson in the eye and confront them about their lack of certainty concerning the three tens.” – Jordan Belfort

  20. “Some people say that it’s so hard with the Internet, but I know for a fact that the Internet has made it easier for someone to establish themselves. There’s so much you can do online. If you know how to use it right, the web serves as the great equalizer for someone that’s just getting into business.” – Jordan Belfort

  21. “I’m constantly asking myself questions. And the problem with that is that your brain is like a computer: If you ask a question, it’s programmed to respond, whether there’s an answer or not. I’m constantly weighing everything in my mind and trying to predict how my actions will influence events.” – Jordan Belfort

  22. “Look at them; as much money as they make, every last one of them is broke! They spend every dime they have, trying to keep up with my lifestyle. But they can’t, because they don’t make enough. So they end up living paycheck to paycheck on a million bucks a year. It’s hard to imagine, considering how you grew up, but, nevertheless, it is what it is.” – Jordan Belfort

  23. “But what I sincerely hope is that my life serves as a cautionary tale to the rich and poor alike; to anyone who’s living with a spoon up their nose and a bunch of pills dissolving in their stomach sac; or to any person who’s considering taking a God-given gift and misusing it; to anyone who decides to go to the dark side of the force and live a life of unbridled hedonism. And to anyone who thinks there’s anything glamorous about being known as a Wolf of Wall Street.” – Jordan Belfort

  24. ″‘One day’ – I gestured with my chin toward the plate glass – ‘all that will be gone, and so will all that so-called loyalty. And when that day comes, I don’t want you to have any knowledge of some of the things that went on here. That’s why I’m evasive with you sometimes. It’s not that I don’t trust you or that I don’t respect you – or that I don’t value your opinion. It’s the opposite, Dad. I keep things from you because I love you, and because I admire you, and because I want to protect you from the fallout when all this starts to unwind.‘” – Jordan Belfort

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