78 Inspirational Quotes of Conor McGregor

” You might win some, you might lose some. But you go in, you challenge yourself, you become a better man, a better individual, a better fighter. “
” I’m just looking to learn, grow, stay focused, and become a better fighter and a better athlete. “
” I enjoy competition. I enjoy challenges. If a challenge is in front of me and it appeals to me, I will go ahead and conquer it. “
” The thing about the truth is, not a lot of people can handle it. “
” I take inspiration from everyone and everything. I’m inspired by current champions, former champions, true competitors, people dedicated to their dream, hard workers, dreamers, believers, achievers. “
” I don’t feel pressure in a negative way. I like pressure. I feel excitement and calm at the same time. No pressure, no diamonds. I want pressure: pressure creates drama, creates emotion. “
” Life is about growing and improving and getting better. “
” I wish everyone well, but you need to focus on yourself. You need to stop putting your hand out. Everyone wants hand outs. Everyone wants things for free. You’ve got to put in the work. You’ve got to grind. You’ve got go through the struggle, and you’ve got to get it. “
” The more you seek the uncomfortable, the more you will become comfortable. “
” I’m not going to get somewhere and say, ‘OK, I’m done.’ Success is never final; I’ll just keep on going. The same way as failure never being fatal. Just keep going. I’m going to the stars and then past them. “
” To do anything to a high level, it has to be total obsession. “
” My success isn’t a result of arrogance – it’s a result of belief. “
” Yes, sir, no, sir, clock in, clock out. Why were you late? Why are you not in today? That’s not how humans are supposed to live. “
” I believe in believing. My coach John Kavanagh is a big atheist, and he is always trying to persuade people to his way of thinking, and I think, ‘What a waste of energy.’ If people want to believe in this god or that god, that’s fine by me; believe away. But I think we can be our own gods. I believe in myself. “
” When I am free to train and free to move, I feel like a gorilla in the jungle. Then, when there are a bunch of media obligations, I feel like I have been captured and am being kept on display. “
” I think it’s an Irish thing. We don’t really care. We say it as we mean it, and you have to deal with it. The truth is the truth. “
” I am not afraid of saying something and going and pursuing it. That’s it. I see it in my mind. I say it out loud. I go and do it. “
” Competition gives me energy. It keeps me focused. “
” I am in the fighting game. I don’t care about anything else. I don’t watch the news, I don’t care about politics, I don’t care about other sports. I don’t care about anything I don’t need to care about. This is my sport: it is my life. I study it; I think about it all the time. Nothing else matters. “
” I’m focusing on me. I’m focusing on my family’s security, my family’s financial security, so that’s all I can do. “
” I guess I have a little bit of an ego. I’m confidently cocky, you might say. “
” I’m just trying to be myself. I’m not trying to be anyone else. “
” When I say something’s going to happen, it’s going to happen. “
” My unpredictability is what separates me. If you move in so many ways, your opponent is not focused on what he’s doing. He’s focusing in on what you’re doing, and it freezes him. When they freeze and you hit, they shatter like glass. “
” That’s what I do this for, to secure my family’s future. I don’t care about anything else. I’m able to spoil people, and that’s the best thing. “
” I’m in the game of spinning plates. I’m spinning a boxing plate. I’m spinning a Tae Kwon Do plate. I’m spinning a Jujitsu plate. I’m spinning a freestyle wrestling plate. I’m spinning a karate plate. If I was to put all them down and have one boxing plate spinning, it would be like a load off my shoulders. “
” Nobody is my boss. “
” People are so caught in a routine, doing the same things over and over. “
” There are a lot of people who don’t know me and what I am all about. “
” What can I say? I’m a talker. “
” People like to blame others. I think a person should just look at their own situation, look around them, find out what they wish to do, and seek and go and do that. And that’s it. “
” Trash talk? Smack talk? This is an American term that makes me laugh. I simply speak the truth. I’m an Irish man. “
” You beat him verbally. You beat him mentally, and then finally, you beat him physically. That’s the three ways to beat a man. “
” If you deserve it, go get it. “
” Life’s a rollercoaster. You’re up one minute; you’re down one minute. But who doesn’t like rollercoasters? “
” Any top-level athlete, it’s always the same. There’s always that hint of arrogance there… It’s hard to be humble when you’re the best. “
” What it’s like to be me? You know, it’s good to be me. My life is good. “
” I used to pretend that my Peugeot driving to the gym in the rain in Dublin was a Ferrari on the Vegas strip. “
” I’m just a kid that defied the odds. I’m just a kid that ignored the doubt. I’m just a kid from a little place in Dublin, Ireland, that went all the way, and I’m going to continue to go all the way. “
” Ritual is another word for fear, manifested in a different way. “
” There’s many ups and downs in the fight game. “
” When I do something, I do it full steam ahead. “
” I sleep people. I put people unconscious. I’m stating facts. “
” From the moment I open my eyes, I’m trying to free my body. I’m trying to get looser, more flexible, to gain control. Movement is medicine to me. “
” I don’t feel that emotion is a good thing to have in combat. You must be cold. “
” There’s people that tried to celebrate when I lost that got nothing to do with it. That’s not the sign of a champion. “
” I have a deep, deep belief that if I tell you I’m going to crack you with a clean shot to the chin inside one minute of the first round and you will be unconscious, well, then that’s what will happen. “
” ‘This guy’s a clown! He’s just all talk!’ I’ve heard that many times in my career. And then they’re sleeping in the middle of the octagon. “
” I don’t look at a man who’s expert in one area as a specialist. I look at him as a rookie in ten other areas. “
” If you are surrounded by your competition and you are outworking these people, outmaneuvering these people, it’s hard not to let your confidence take over. It just builds and builds and builds. “
” I am fearless. “
” I have a self-defense mind. I’ve had it all my life. “
” I see fighters make funny videos about me and stick them on Facebook and get 20 likes. When I make a video, I sell it to Fox and make seven figures. That’s the difference. “
” There is definitely an addiction to money that I have. “
” I’ve read a lot of books on the laws of attraction, and in my home, I have a big book on Muhammad Ali, which I’ve read because he is, like, a hero of mine, but other than that, no, I’m not a big reader. “
” I don’t feel bitterness, I don’t feel anger towards anybody. Fighting is never emotional to me. “
” Yeah, the Mac Life… it’s about sipping some tea, getting together with the knitting circle. You know I like origami, right? That’s how you get to be notorious. “
” I’ll die a crazy old man! “
” I always put myself out there. I’m not afraid to commit to something. “
” My preparation is about precision. It is a science. “
” I’ve always felt like there was a lot of hype around me even when there wasn’t. I felt like everyone was talking about me even when no one was talking about me. “
” Some people take defeat and losses a certain way. You see how some fighters take losses. “
” Everything I’ve been thinking, every vision, even down to every shot I throw, it just ends up here in reality. Whether it was in a fight and how to react or whether it was in a stadium with screaming fans or whether I was in a fancy car or the best clothes ever, I always put myself somewhere. “
” Posture for combat is so vital. “
” When I prepare, I am not messing around. I find the right places, the right people, and the right environment. Iceland is one of those places. “
” I love money because I’ve earned it. I won sixty G’s with my first knockout – and the week before, I was collecting social welfare. “
” Even when I was a kid, everything I had was the best. “
” I like to look good, my friend. “
” I’d love to go into WWE and have a real knock and see what’s what. “
” The mixed martial arts way of life will give you focus. “
” A good feeling for me is when you train, and then you put on fresh clothes. New clothes after a training session – you have this rush of endorphins from exercise that everybody gets, and then you get that nice feeling of fresh clothes. It’s a double whammy. “
” My goal is to be number one in MMA. “
” Muhammad Ali is a legend, a hero of mine. “
” You might be tough, but you can only be so tough for so long, you know what I mean? The brain can only take so much damage. The body can only take so much damage. “
” If I hit a man, his head is gonna go into the bleachers. “
” I think I am the greatest fighter in any class. I know I can hold two, maybe even three belts. “
” Why go through life if you’re not going to challenge yourself? “
” I train and I go home, and when I’m home, I think about training. That’s my life every day, and that’s it. “