The Wolf of Wall Street was directed by Martin Scorsese, based on the true story of Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio),from his rise to a wealthy stockbroker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government. He served 22 months in prison for defrauding investors in a massive 1990s securities scam that involved widespread corruption on Wall Street and in the corporate banking world. The film received mostly positive reviews from critics, with praise for Scorsese’s direction, the comedic performance of DiCaprio and the fast-paced and consistent humor. 


Today we are collecting the fabulous quotes from The Wolf Of Wall Street

Jordan Belfort: My name is Jordan Belfort. I’m a former member of the middle class raised by two accountants in a tiny apartment in Bayside, Queens. The year I turned 26, as the head of my own brokerage firm, I made $49 million, which really pissed me off because it was three shy of a million a week.

Jordan Belfort: On a daily basis I consume enough drugs to sedate Manhattan, Long Island, and Queens for a month. 

Jordan Belfort: The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it.

Jordan Belfort: This right here is the land of opportunity. This is America. This is my home! The show goes on!

Jordan Belfort: They’re gonna need to send in the National Guard to take me out, cos I ain’t going nowhere!

Jordan Belfort: So you listen to me and you listen well. Are you behind on your credit card bills? Good, pick up the phone and start dialing! Is your landlord ready to evict you? 

Jordan Belfort: And in the case of the telephone, it’s up to each and every one of you, my highly-trained Strattonites. My killers, my killers who will not take no for an answer.

Time to learn some collocations and sentence structures:

Jordan Belfort: On a daily basis I consume enough drugs to sedate Manhattan, Long Island, and Queens for a month.

1. On a daily basis: happening on or relating to every day.

  • In Mexico, like in any other big country what you eat on a daily basis depends on where you live.
  • I have to prepare for bad weather on a daily basis, so I wear biking clothes and change when I get to my destination.

Jordan Belfort: So you listen to me and you listen well. Are you behind on your credit card bills? Good, pick up the phone and start dialing! Is your landlord ready to evict you? Good!

2. pick up: to answer the phone; to increase or improve.

  • His spirits picked up when he got the good news.
  • Her career only began to pick up when she was in her forties.

Jordan Belfort: And in the case of the telephone, it’s up to each and every one of you, my highly-trained Strattonites. My killers, my killers who will not take no for an answer.

3. in the case of: in connection with someone or something, or in the situation of something.

  • The law will apply equally to men and women except in the case of maternity leave.

Please write down your own sentences by using these expressions, and leave your comments down below. We are looking forward to your answers!

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