Sylvester Stallone is a legendary American action star known for his roles of Rocky Balboa and John Rambo. He had a tough childhood and faced financial crisis. After completing graduation he joined an acting school which motivated him to move to New York City in search of better opportunities. Initially, he struggled at various petty jobs like cleaning a lion’s cage in a zoo. During this, he also appeared in unnoticeable characters in some films and was constantly in search of a breakthrough to his career. Apart from acting he was also interested in writing and wrote the script for Rocky Balboa during his struggling days. This movie gave him the much-awaited break to the limelight and he became instantly famous internationally. The film was a huge success commercially as well as critically and was nominated for ten awards while it won four of them. This encouraged him to turn it into a successful franchise of five movies. He also introduced himself to the new character of John Rambo in ‘First Vet’, which also turned out to be gold on the box office. Apart from these movies he has worked for various other movies as a writer, director, and producer but could not achieve much success. His life, work and thoughts suggest that there is light at the end of tunnel. Take a look at the famous thoughts and quotes by Sylvester Stallone which will inspire you to be strong in life and that tough times don’t last but tough people do.