Sergeant Kilrain and Colonel Chamberlain discuss the purpose of their participation in the Civil War. Sergeant Kilrain cites the importance of justice for all men, regardless of their background, race, and caliber.
The difference between winning and losing is an inch. The inches we need are everywhere around us. We win as a team or lose as individuals. We work as a team to meet collective targets. Inch by inch, we need to individually take every opportunity and every inch because that’s when success happens.
At an annual stockholders meeting, Gekko gives a convincing speech in which he asserts that greed is a strong motivator for accomplishment. He describes it as a positive trait that is central to human achievement.