90+ Famous Wrestling Quotes from Wrestling Legends

Are you looking for wrestling quotes? Explore the best collection of inspiring and electrifying wrestling quotes that the passion, dedication, and drama of the ring. From legendary wrestlers to iconic moments, these quotes embody the spirit of competition, and larger-than-life personalities that represent the world of professional wrestling. Get ready to be motivated and entertained by the best wrestling quotes.

I can take anyone down at any time; they can’t take me down; no one can ride or turn me; I can control anyone. – Dan Gable

Now, speaking of sore losers, how fitting is it that we are in the capital city of sore losers: Buffalo, New York! Now, I’m talking Super Bowls, Stanley Cup Finals, O.J.! It so doesn’t get any more depressing than right here! -Christian

You’ve got to get obsessed and stay obsessed.― John Irving

A lot of my intensity in wrestling was due to my mental preparation before the matches. I got myself into a different world.

Once you’ve wrestled, everything else in life is easy. – Dan Gable

Wrestling Quotes

Wrestling is a sport that teaches honor and pride.

Helen Hart is the only person I know with an autographed copy of the Bible.-Jerry Lawler

Wrestling and sports entertainment is not about the moves, it really isn’t. It’s about being able to evoke emotion in one facet or another.– The Undertaker

Grappling with fate is like meeting an expert wrestler: to escape, you have to accept the fall when you are thrown. The only thing that counts is whether you get back up.― Deng Ming-Dao

Everyone has the fire, but the champions know when to ignite the spark.

There is no honor in not fighting at all. – The Undertaker

Determination is what makes people move mountains.

In wrestling, there’s a shelf life, and some wrestlers don’t pay attention to the shelf life. – Dwayne Johnson

I would rather hurt a man…than love a woman.-Mick Foley

Blood, sweat, and respect. The first two you give. The last you earn. Give it. Earn it.– The Rock

I’m the best there is, the best there was, and the best there ever will be.― Bret Hart

Anyone who never fails is someone who never tries.

Wrestling is ballet with violence. – Jesse Ventura

In wrestling, you can be both a team player and an individual victor.

More enduringly than any other sport, wrestling teaches self-control and pride. Some have wrestled without great skill―none have wrestled without pride. – Dan Gable

Haha, you lose! I got your delicious Subway sandwich Jerry ‘stupid’ Lawler!-Santino Marella

No exercise brings into play all the muscles of the body in a more thorough manner, and none is more interesting than wrestling. He will find no other exercise more valuable in the cultivation of faculties that will help him to succeed in agility, strength, determination, coolness, and quick exercise of judgment. – Hugh Leonard

Inside the room, a man and a woman were wrestling. They were both naked.― George R.R. Martin

Fatigue makes cowards of us all.

Don’t give up; work through the pain or you’ll regret it.

Don’t be afraid to be ambitious about your goals. Hard work never stops. Neither should your dreams. – Dwayne Johnson

I make love to the beautiful Maria and you make love to your stick! -Santino Marella to the Sandman

The combination of old and new is what every wrestling organization should be like. That way, you have a chance to match up the legends in dream main events.– Dusty Rhodes

If I’ve heard this saying once, I’ve heard it a thousand times – Everything happens for a reason. And it possibly does. I just haven’t found the reason that this all happened yet.― Jerry The King Lawler

Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.

Wrestling’s a form of expression, and it expresses vastness. – John Darnielle

Never let minor injuries stop you from wrestling.

Gold medals aren’t really made of gold. They’re made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts. – Dan Gable

Hey, I drank milk that was a DAY past its expiration date. Now THAT is extreme!”-Kurt Angle

When you’re wrestling with life and/or yourself and getting beat down, don’t forget to tag God in! – Sanjo Jendayi

I have never seen a wrestling match or prize fight, and I don’t want to. When I find out a man is interested in these sports, I drop him.― Hedy Lamarr

The biggest risk in life is not taking one.

I am not the biggest, I am not the strongest, but I am damn sure the toughest! – Daniel Bryan

Explosive behavior is what makes wrestling an entertaining sport.

No matter what kind of wrestler, everyone is afraid of getting tired. – Jay Robinson

Don’t you ever, and the Rock means ever, come at the Rock and ask him a question like that again or else the Rock will knock your teeth so far down your throat, you’ll have to stick a toothbrush up your a** to brush them!-The Rock


The potential is interesting. Performance is everything.

I pride myself on being a jerk because I am brutally honest all the time. – CM Punk

A shared laugh is a powerful tool for bringing people together.

My advice to young wrestlers is that your surroundings really make a difference. You want to put yourself in good, positive surroundings. – Dan Gable

Carlito likes to swap spit with men who don’t want to be cool.-Santino Marella

Anybody can win the matches you can dominate, but it’s the tough matches that are going to make the difference. – Jim Zalesky

[The Spartans] ordered the maidens to exercise themselves with wrestling, running, throwing the quoit, and casting the dart, to the end that the fruit they conceived might, in strong and healthy bodies, take firmer root and find better growth, and withal that they, with this greater vigor, might be the more able to undergo the pains of childbearing.― Plutarch

You can’t build a reputation for what you could have done.

I woke up and realized life is great and people are awesome and life is worth living. – Hulk Hogan

Wrestling can make boys more mature and confident.

Wrestling is the only sport I’ve ever competed in that puts you totally in a situation of constant motion without breaks. I could play football or baseball, swim—but there’s always some kind of situation that would break my thoughts, break my concentration. – Dan Gable

If you want to see Chris Jericho drink a beer with Stone Cold Steve Austin, give me a doo-a dee-dee-dam, dee-dee-doo.-Chris Jericho

I’m not interested in being famous. I’m interested in doing my job and doing it well, and that’s wrestling, and that’s what I love. – AJ Lee

In Mongolian culture, Khutulun is remembered for the sport in which she so excelled. These days when Mongolian men wrestle, they wear a sort of long-sleeved vest that is open in the front to prove to their opponents they don’t have breasts. It’s a tribute to the woman wrestler who was never defeated.― Linda Rodríguez McRobbie

If you’re afraid to fail, you’ll never succeed. – Dan Gable

It’s not the will to win that matters – everyone has that. It’s the will to prepare to win that matters.

To be good at what you do, you have to give it your all.

The first period is won by the best technician. The second period is won by the kid in the best shape. The third period is won by the kid with the biggest heart. – Dan Gable

-That was the absolute worst catchphrase I’ve ever heard in the history of Monday Night Raw.-Stone Cold Steve Austin

The liberal state has no view on whether witchcraft is more valuable than all-in wrestling. Like a tactful publican, it has as few opinions as possible. Many liberals suspect passionate convictions are latently authoritarian. But liberalism should surely be a passionate conviction. Liberals are not necessarily lukewarm. Only the more macho leftist suspects that they have no balls. You can be ardently neutral, and fiercely indifferent.― Terry Eagleton

Victory goes to the wrestler who makes the next-to-last mistake.
– Jackie Mason

I swear it upon Zeus an outstanding runner cannot be the equal of an average wrestler. – Socrates

You can’t lose with God fighting alongside you!

Every day I turned a ‘you can’t’ into a ‘you can. – Rulon Gardner

I’m Jerry Lawler, I make fun of women because I have no self-esteem.-Santino Marella

When the day comes when you don’t believe in yourself, there’s the door. Get the h*ll out.– John Cena

Our attitude is the primary force that will determine whether we succeed or fail.– John C. Maxwell

I’m the best there is, the best there was, and the best there ever will be. – Bret Hart

–What’s going on in there?
–Let me see.
–Some kind of homo grappling shit.― Yusaku Hanakum

Today in America, a professional wrestler is struck down with a folding chair once every thirty-five seconds. And not one is seen by a referee.

I think that if you go through life and no one hates you, then that means you’re not good at anything. – Triple H

Helen Hart is so old, she remembers when the Dead Sea was sick.-Jerry Lawler

Even before I got to WWE, I studied Triple H. He was one of my favorite superstars; his wrestling was ruthless, and I think a lot of his style you can see in me a little bit.– Sheamus

From the managerial perspective, Sir Oliver Humperdink, a heinous sort for most of his career, said the release of pent-up emotions might even have been healthy for mind and soul. “As heels, we were able to be as annoying and politically incorrect’ as possible. We were able to say and do what everyone probably wanted to say and do, but, for one reason or another, could never, ever get away with it. And, by being able to do so, I generally found that my fellow heels were much more ‘easygoing’ than our babyface counterparts who had to ‘toe the line.― Greg Oliver

Wrestling is a little like wrestling a gorilla. You don’t quit when you are tired; you quit when the gorilla is tired.

Wrestling has been a way of life with me day in and day out. I won’t get too far away from it. I might walk through the wrestling room once a week. I could go every day if I wanted. But just walk through, make sure it’s still there. – Dan Gable

Wrestling is an art. It paints a picture for the audience.

Never back down and never quit. – John Cena

I don’t have 30 days and 30 nights to show you why all the hoochies say there’s nothing finer…than Scott Steiner.-Scott Steiner

Wrestling is a team sport, and an individual sport all rolled into one.– William Baldwin

We can wrestle sometimes and see who is OK and who is KO.― Natalya Vorobyova

You always know who’s gonna win pro wrestling – the guy with the best nickname. Here from Philadelphia comes the iron man, Mike the Hammer Armstrong. And he will be wrestling… Eugene.

Learning from the best, you will eventually become the best if you have the talent already and if you have that potential. – Randy Orton

If you can dream it, you can make it happen.

This leg will be known as Christmas, and this leg will be known as New Year’s Eve! Ladies…why don’t you all come to visit the Big Valbowski between the holidays.-Val Venis

If you can wrestle but not play Jiu Jitsu, or you can play Jiu Jitsu but not wrestle, you are not a complete grappler and lack the sufficient skills to safely subdue an opponent. – Chris Matakas

All those guys on the wrestling team, though – they scare me. And they’re so homophobic… well, you can’t help wondering about their sexual orientation, I mean they all think I’m gay, but you wouldn’t catch me in a pair of tights grabbing some other guy’s inner thigh.― Meg Cabot

Wrestling teaches you nothing comes easy. Nothing in life comes easy, so you have to work at it. – Mike Sullivan

It takes passion and hard work to be a good wrestler.

I never won anything by myself. I was always strong because of help that gave me extra strength to win. – Dan Gable

Sunny didn’t make a fool out of Phineas, God beat her to that.-Jerry Lawler

I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion– Muhammad Ali

It’s a work kid, a fucking lie. Our business is built on bullshit, every square inch of it. Call it deception, call it untruth, call it what you will. It is what it is. A work a dirty downright stinking fucking work. And whether it’s the dumb marks who pay to see this shit or the dumb fucks who lace up every night to do it, they’re all fair game, each and every one of em; suckers born to be fleeced for all their worth Anyone who says otherwise is probably working you twice as hard as I am. But hey, you already knew that, didn’t you? Welcome to the beast, that is, pro wrestling kid.Harvey Wallbanger Wrestling Promoter Extraordinaire― Stevie Pearson

Mediocrity is as close to the bottom as it is to the top.

In order to become a wrestler, one should have the strength of a weight-lifter, the agility of an acrobat, the endurance of a runner, and the tactical mind of a chess master. – Alexander Medved

Gold medals are made of hard work and determination.

You must show no mercy nor have any belief whatsoever in how others judge you, for your greatness will silence them all. – The Ultimate Warrior

You don’t have to yell at me, Schiavone. I’m not blind! – Bobby Heenan

More enduringly than any other sport, wrestling teaches self-control and pride. Some have wrestled without great skill none have wrestled without pride.– Dan Gable

WIFE = Wrestling Is Forever.― M.Rehan Behleem

If professional wrestling did not exist, could you come up with the idea? Could you envision the popularity of huge men in tiny bathing suits, pretending to fight?

Wrestling will be around forever. It’s been around for thousands of years. It’s going to be around till the end of time. – Mark Schultz

Always challenge yourself to improve.

I grew up on a farm, and I always learned when you work, you go forward, you don’t stop and say, well, I’ll take a break. You always go forward and get the job done. – Rulon Gardner

The last time I saw that crooked stupid smile on your face, I got-a-so mad, but then I realized…that crooked stupid smile is there all the time.-Santino Marella to Jim Ross

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