CATEGORIES Movie QuotesIn 'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps,' director Oliver Stone delivers an updated look at our country's economic crisis and follows up to his Regan-era fairy tale, 'Wall Street.' Through the eyes of Michael Douglas' iconic villain, Gordon Gekko, this new crisis looks a lot like the old one - an opportunity to get rich, again. However, Gekko has been humbled since we last saw him after he served an eight year prison sentence on the account of testimonies and evidence provided by his former protégé, Bud Fox (Charlie Sheen) and eccentric billionaire rival Bretton James (Josh Brolin). Now that he is out, the blocks have tumbled for everyone and no one knows which way is up - especially young hot-shot Wall Street player Jake Moore (Shia LaBouf), who is coincidentally engaged to Gekko's estranged daughter Winnie (Carey Mulligan). While Jake hardly becomes Gekko's new protégé, he seems eager to help the former tycoon in any way he can...and so the Gekko stand-off begins.
Here are the best quotes from ''Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps'
Gordon Gekko: "Someone reminded me I once said, 'Greed is good' Now it seems that it's legal because everyone is drinking the same Kool-Aid."
Jacob Moore: "Bubbles are evolutionary. They kill excess, lean out the heard, but they are never completely destroyed. They just come back in different forms and when they burst they give light to a new day, always creating change."
Jacob Moore: "Are we going under? There are 15 thousand jobs on the line - 15 thousand! Are we going under?"
Lewis Zabel (Frank Langella): "You're asking the wrong question, Jake."
Jacob Moore: "What's the right question?"
Lewis Zabel: "Who isn't?"
Gordon Gekko: "You're all f**ked. And you don't even know it yet."
Gordon Gekko: "I've been considered a pretty smart guy and maybe I was in prison too long. But sometimes it's the only place to stay sane and look out through those bars and say, 'Is everybody out there nuts?!"
Gordon Gekko [Speaking to an audience of college students]: "You are part of the NINJA generation. No Income. No jobs. No assets."
Gordon Gekko: "Its a bankrupt business model. Its malignant, like cancer. Its a disease. Now we have to fight back. I'll tell you how to fight back in three words: Buy. My. Book."
Jacob Moore: "That would be insider trading Mr. Gekko. Remember your daughter and I are engaged, I wouldn't want to soil her name. Right?"
Gordon Gekko: "Well you may not have traded, but you try telling the feds that you didn't commit a felony."
Jacob Moore: "What do you mean."
Gordon Gekko: "You know exactly what I mean. You induced others to trade on infromation that you knew to be false."
Jacob Moore: "Hard to prove that."
Gordon Gekko: "A fisherman always sees another fisherman from afar...I think you ougtha start calling me,Gordon"
Gordon Gekko: "Money's a bitch that never sleeps and you have to be careful because one morning you could wake up and it will all be gone."
Gordon Gekko [to Bretton and Jake]: "You know what they say...bulls make money, bears make money; pigs, they get slaughtered."
Gordon Gekko: "Don't run when you lose, don't whine when it hurts. It's like the first grade, Jerry...nobody likes a crybaby."
Jake Moore: "Do you know what the mother of all bubbles was? Us. The human race."
Winnie Gekko: "You are just as green as me. You are Mr. Green Energy"
Jacob Moore: "I'm only as green as money."
Gordon Gekko: "Its unethical, but its not illegal"
Jacob Moore: "No matter how much money you make you'll never be rich."
Gordon Gekko: "That's what you never got about these people. Its not about the money, its about the game."
Gordon Gekko: "When choosing between two evils, I like to try the one I haven't tried before."
Bertton James: "So I double dipped. Who hasn't?"
Jacob Moore [Writing out a check]: "This is $30,000 that I barely have."
Sylvia Moore (Susan Sarandon): "That's not enough, honey."
Jacob Moore: "Mom, I love you, but I can not keep hemorrhage money for your insanity.What you need to do is go back to Henry and you need to get another job. Okay?"
Sylvia Moore: "Oh my god, do you mean like a real job? With a boss? Are you crazy?"
Gordon Gekko: "I'll tell you what, I'll make you a deal Bretton. You stop telling lies about me. I'll stop telling the truth about you."