A black belt only covers two inches of your ass. You have to cover the rest.

— Royce Gracie

The most simplistic Royce Gracie quotes you will be delighted to read

You put the Devil on the other side, and I will come to fight.


You win the fight in the training camp, not on the day of the fight.


The idea of jiu-jitsu is to give the little guy a chance to beat the big guy.


Mike Tyson’s a great boxer. The greatest boxer - but boxer. Not the best fighter.


My number one recommendations for part time grapplers is: no alcohol - no smoking - Follow the Gracie diet. The reason I say that is because smoking and alcohol put a lot of effort on your body. Your lungs. Your liver. Your stomach. These things will make you suffer, man.


I'm not part of the history, I am the history.


The losses are good... if you learn something.


People that don’t know and hear about it, they start to think that all the people that do jiu-jitsu smokes pot, is a drug addict. Here I am fighting for something good, and the guy is fighting for something bad, in my point of view. I can’t agree with that, what he represents. Nothing to do with his jiu-jitsu, his school. If you want to do something like that, do it in private. Keep it to yourself.


Talented people without discipline don't go anywhere.


I just don’t want to get hit, that’s all. I want to win without getting hit.


My strategy is not to give them a chance to hit me.

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