quote by Roddy Piper

I came here to chew bubble gum and kick ass. And I'm all out of bubble gum.

— Roddy Piper

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There are moments in life where it gets so hectic that time becomes a blur.

Keep calm and never give up.

I used to hate old-timers who didn't praise the younger wrestlers, but you've got to pass the torch sometime. If you're old, that torch gets too heavy for you and you can't carry it, so it won't do you any good.

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

Grind Hard, Shine Hard.

The obvious goals were there- State Champion, NCAA Champion, Olympic Champion.

To get there I had to set an everyday goal which was to push myself to exhaustion or, in other words, to work so hard in practice that someone would have to carry me off the mat.

Life is not about winning the race. Life is about finishing the race, and how many people we can all help finish this race. How we can start being kinder to each other

Wrestlers, you don't just get better from wrestling live.

To improve technique, you have to learn it, then drill it. Drilling is key!

I know that stress on me mentally and physically will only help me improve not only as a human being but as a wrestler.

My advice to young wrestlers is that your surroundings really make a difference.

You want to put yourself in good, positive surroundings.

The only thing you deserve is what you earn

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

I have no ambition for what society says is important as far as things like money, and all that kind of stuff. What I am ambitious about is I want to be the best wrestler that I can possibly be, and I think there's some sort of mistake in generations, as far as what he thinks as far as our generation lacking ambition.

Apparently, the the only way to kill a lion is by rear naked choke.

Personally, I’d just kick it in the head.

If a man has enough power, he can speak softly and everyone will listen

Magic Johnson, former basketball player, may run for mayor of L.

A. in the next election. Remember the good 'ol days when only qualified people ran for office like actors and professional wrestlers.

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.

After a match, my opponent goes to the hospital and gets an IV and I have a martini.

I'm a huge wrestling fan. Wrestlers have so many great qualities that athletes need to have.

As the pilot of a vessel is tried in the storm;

as the wrestler is tried in the ring, the soldier in the battle, and the hero in adversity: so is the Christian tried in temptation.

Great wrestlers make other wrestlers great

Wrestlers are a little more dedicated than, and are different from, the other people, which may be strange.

The old saying is: 'Time off is a wrestler's worst enemy.'

At one time, I wanted to be a WWE wrestler.

I still do. I want to go in the ring once and mess around and jump off the ropes and do a Stone Cold stunt.

I talk about things I'm passionate about.

I talk about the wrestling business, because I love wrestling. I just love it. If I can just have good conversation with a guy who was a bada** wrestler, we're talking about something that's very near and dear to our heart.

I used to be a session musician before I was a wrestler.

I played bass guitar. I was big pals with Lars Ulrich, and he asked me if I wanted to play bass with Metallica in their early days, but it didn’t work out.

I spent most of my 20s with these alligator wrestlers in the swamps of South Florida.

All I've ever done is work in bars and be a wrestler;

I often wonder if I'd have pumped gas, would I have been a womanizer and had addiction problems?

Take a strong wrestler, get them tired, and they aren't as strong.

Take a quick wrestler, get them tired, and they aren't as quick. Take a technical wrestler, get them tired, and they aren't as technical. No matter what kind of wrestler, everyone is afraid of getting tired. It's those who learn to perform when they're tired that find success.

If it is true that men are better than women because they are stronger, why aren't our sumo wrestlers in the government?

Hell you're Shawn Michaels! The greatest wrestler of all time!

I don't know of any wrestler who hasn't, at one time or another, been with a fan. One time I met a woman at a match in Tennessee, and afterward we went to a little roadside motel. We checked in, went to the room, and enjoyed each other for an hour or so.

But it's the wrestler who can put the fatigue out of his mind and break through the "wall," like a marathon runner after 18 or 20 miles, who will survive. The key to that survival is in hard workouts that develop mental confidence to the point where you won't submit to fatigue and pain descending upon you.

I didn’t have any plans to become a wrestler until about a year before I started.

I'm the world's greatest wrestler, the world's greatest singer, the world's greatest entertainer.

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