Top 10 Most Memorable “Boiler Room” Quotes

“Boiler Room” is an engaging movie about a college dropout that gets a job as a broker for a suburban investment firm, which then puts him on the fast track to success.  But as we come to find out, the job might not be as legitimate as it sounds.  Here are ten of the greatest quotes from this great film:

  • Jim Young: They say money can’t buy happiness? Look at the fucking smile on my face. Ear to ear, baby.
  • Greg Weinstein: Don’t pitch the bitch.
  • Jim Young: Anybody who tells you money is the root of all evil doesn’t fucking have any.
  • Seth Davis: Fine, fine. I’m gonna take you off my list of successful people today.
  • Seth Davis: What do you mean, you’re gonna pass. Alan, the only people making money passing are NFL quarterbacks and I don’t see a number on your back.
  • Jim Young: And there is no such thing as a no sale call. A sale is made on every call you make. Either you sell the client some stock or he sells you a reason he can’t. Either way a sale is made, the only question is who is gonna close? You or him? Now be relentless, that’s it, I’m done.
  • Chris Varick: Hey, kid, get the fuck outa here.
  • Broker: I know you’re not standing on your front porch with a bag of money waiting for me to call you. But I’m not some 18-year-old selling a cure for AIDS. I’m 46 years old, I have 22 years market experience, I know this business. So pick up your skirt, grab your balls, and lets go make some money
  • Jim Young: There’s an important phrase that we use here, and think it’s time that you all learned it. Act as if. You understand what that means? Act as if you are the fucking President of this firm. Act as if you got a 9″ cock. Okay? Act as if.
  • Greg Weinstein: Don’t you have a canoli you can stick in your mouth?