Wall Street Movie Quotes: Best of Lou Mannheim

Lou Mannheim: Bud… Bud I like you. Just remember something. 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.

Lou Mannheim: The main thing about money, Bud, is that it makes you do things you don’t want to do.

Lou Mannheim: Kid, you’re on a roll. Enjoy it while it lasts, ’cause it never does.

Lou Mannheim: I don’t know where you get your information, but I don’t like it.

Lou Mannheim: Jesus you can’t make a buck in this market, the country’s goin’ to hell faster than when that son of a bitch Roosevelt was in charge. Too much cheap money sloshing around the world. The worst mistake we ever made was letting Nixon get off the gold standard

Lou Mannheim: You can’t get a little bit pregnant.

Lou Mannheim: Stick to the fundamentals. That’s how IBM and Hilton were built. Good things, sometimes, take time.