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79 Inspirational Dwayne Johnson Quotes (THE ROCK)

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13 Most Famous Dwayne Johnson Quotes to Inspire You

When you walk up to opportunities door, don’t knock it, kick that door in, smile and introduce yourself.
When you walk up to opportunities door, don’t knock it, kick that door in, smile and introduce yourself.
Think back 5 years ago, think of where you’re at today, think ahead 5 years and what you want to accomplish. Be unstoppable.
Think back 5 years ago, think of where you’re at today, think ahead 5 years and what you want to accomplish. Be unstoppable.
Don’t be afraid to be ambitious about your goals. Hard work never stops. Neither should your dreams.
Don’t be afraid to be ambitious about your goals. Hard work never stops. Neither should your dreams.
All successes begin with Self-Discipline. It starts with you.
All successes begin with Self-Discipline. It starts with you.
Success isn’t always about ‘Greatness’, it’s about consistency. Consistent, hard work gains success. Greatness will come.
Success isn’t always about ‘Greatness’, it’s about consistency. Consistent, hard work gains success. Greatness will come.
Success isn’t overnight. It’s when everyday you get a little better than the day before. It all adds up.
Success isn’t overnight. It’s when everyday you get a little better than the day before. It all adds up.
One of the most important things you can accomplish is just being yourself.
One of the most important things you can accomplish is just being yourself.
Being a true badass has no weight or gender requirement — just 100% commitment to greatness.
Being a true badass has no weight or gender requirement — just 100% commitment to greatness.
Blood, sweat, and respect. First two you give, last one you earn.
Blood, sweat, and respect. First two you give, last one you earn.
The first step to achieving your goal, is to take a moment to respect your goal. Know what it means to you to achieve it.
The first step to achieving your goal, is to take a moment to respect your goal. Know what it means to you to achieve it.
I like to use the hard times of the past to motivate me today.
I like to use the hard times of the past to motivate me today.
What's the key to success? The key is, there is no key. Be humble, hungry, and the hardest worker in any room.
What’s the key to success? The key is, there is no key. Be humble, hungry, and the hardest worker in any room.
Be the person that when your feet touch the floor in the morning the devil says, “awe shit, they’re up.”
Be the person that when your feet touch the floor in the morning the devil says, “awe shit, they’re up.”

66 Best Dwayne Johnson Quotes to Motivate & Empower You

If something stands between you and your success, move it. Never be denied.
If something stands between you and your success, move it. Never be denied.
With drive and a bit of talent you can move mountains.
With drive and a bit of talent you can move mountains.

My philosophy is, it’s always very rewarding when you can make an audience laugh. I don’t mind making fun of myself. I like self-deprecating comedy. But I’d like you to laugh with me occasionally, too.”

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Wake up determined. Go to bed satisfied.
Wake up determined. Go to bed satisfied.
Not only do I think being nice and kind is easy, but being kind, in my opinion is important.
Not only do I think being nice and kind is easy, but being kind, in my opinion is important.
In 1995 I had $7 bucks in my pocket and knew two things - I’m broke as hell and one day I won’t be. You can achieve anything!
In 1995 I had $7 bucks in my pocket and knew two things – I’m broke as hell and one day I won’t be. You can achieve anything!
You don’t need directions. Just point yourself to the top and go!
You don’t need directions. Just point yourself to the top and go!
You know why rabbit rhymes with habit? Because it takes your whole life down a f*cking bunny hole.
You know why rabbit rhymes with habit? Because it takes your whole life down a f*cking bunny hole.

Two things happen when an athlete gets injured. Some guys say; ‘F*** it, I’m going to wait it out 3-4 months.’ But with me and lots of other athletes, you find your eighth or ninth gear – a gear you’ve never gone to before – and say, ‘I’m going to come back.’

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You don’t sign up for a divorce when you get married. It’s very painful. But it’s taught me a great deal about myself.
You don’t sign up for a divorce when you get married. It’s very painful. But it’s taught me a great deal about myself.
The wall! Your success is on the other side. Can’t jump over it or go around it. You know what to do.
The wall! Your success is on the other side. Can’t jump over it or go around it. You know what to do.
It’s not about the car your drive. It’s about the size of your arm hanging out of the window.
It’s not about the car your drive. It’s about the size of your arm hanging out of the window.
Success at anything will always come down to this - Focus and effort and we control both.
Success at anything will always come down to this: Focus and effort and we control both.
When life puts you in touch situations, don’t say “why me?” just say “Try me.”
When life puts you in touch situations, don’t say “why me?” just say “Try me.”

I’ll never, ever be full. I’ll always be hungry. Obviously, I’m not talking about food. Growing up, I had nothing for such a long time. Someone told me a long time ago, and I’ve never forgotten it, once you’ve ever been hungry, really, really hungry, then you’ll never, ever be full.”

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Grind hard, shine hard!
Grind hard, shine hard!
Attitude and enthusiasm play a big part in my life. I get excited about the things that inspire me. I also believe in laughing and having a good time.
Attitude and enthusiasm play a big part in my life. I get excited about the things that inspire me. I also believe in laughing and having a good time.
We do today what they won’t, so tomorrow we accomplish what they can’t.
We do today what they won’t, so tomorrow we accomplish what they can’t.
Let your actions do your talking for you.
Let your actions do your talking for you.
The road to success and greatness is always paved with consistent hard work. Outwork your competitors, be authentic, and above all else, chase your greatness.
The road to success and greatness is always paved with consistent hard work. Outwork your competitors, be authentic, and above all else, chase your greatness.

I grew up where, when a door closed, a window didn’t open. The only thing I had was cracks. I’d do everything to get through those cracks – scratch, claw, bite, push, bleed. Now the opportunity is here. The door is wide open, and it’s as big as a garage.”

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I grew up in a musical family; the majority of my growing up was done in Hawaii. It’s what we do. You sing, you dance, you play ukulele and you drink.
I grew up in a musical family; the majority of my growing up was done in Hawaii. It’s what we do. You sing, you dance, you play ukulele and you drink.
Check your ego at the door. The ego can be the great success inhibitor. It can kill opportunities, and it can kill success.
Check your ego at the door. The ego can be the great success inhibitor. It can kill opportunities, and it can kill success.
Unapologetically push for greater and always disrupt expectations.
Unapologetically push for greater and always disrupt expectations.
There is no substitute for hard work. Always be humble and hungry.
There is no substitute for hard work. Always be humble and hungry.
You don’t just find the willpower you need. You create it.
You don’t just find the willpower you need. You create it.

Training for me is a metaphor for life, period. The dedication, the determination, the desire, the work ethic, the great successes and the great failures – I take that into life.”

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If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.
If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.
I want someone who can trust that my big hands are going to take care of them.
I want someone who can trust that my big hands are going to take care of them.
Vision, guts and enthusiasm. Three qualities I feel you always gotta have to have a shot at success.
Vision, guts and enthusiasm. Three qualities I feel you always gotta have to have a shot at success.
I like the idea of working in different genres and transcending genres and hopefully finding success, and ultimately make movies people like.
I like the idea of working in different genres and transcending genres and hopefully finding success, and ultimately make movies people like.
Football changed my life and it gave me a platform to get out my aggression and it gave me a sense of value.
Football changed my life and it gave me a platform to get out my aggression and it gave me a sense of value.

I’m very low-key. I don’t really blend in, so it’s difficult to go out in public. I like to do things that are kind of quiet, whether it’s a dinner at my house or a restaurant, or a movie night at home.”

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If you cheat when training, you only cheat yourself.
If you cheat when training, you only cheat yourself.
You have to fight through some bad days to earn the best days of your life.
You have to fight through some bad days to earn the best days of your life.
There’s always a calculated strategy behind this insanity.
There’s always a calculated strategy behind this insanity.
By 23 years old, I failed at achieving the biggest dream of my life. My ass was kicked and I was down, but not out. I refused to give up, got back up and pushed on.
By 23 years old, I failed at achieving the biggest dream of my life. My ass was kicked and I was down, but not out. I refused to give up, got back up and pushed on.

The men I idolized built their bodies and became somebody – like Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger – and I thought, ‘That can be me.’ So I started working out. The funny thing is I didn’t realize back then that I was having a defining moment.”

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Show respect even to people who don’t deserve it; not as a reflection of their character, but a reflection of yours.
Show respect even to people who don’t deserve it; not as a reflection of their character, but a reflection of yours.
Sometimes you find success and sometimes you don't, but my satisfaction is knowing I'll always control my effort with my own two hands.
Sometimes you find success and sometimes you don’t, but my satisfaction is knowing I’ll always control my effort with my own two hands.
My goal was never to be the loudest or the craziest. It was to be the most entertaining.
My goal was never to be the loudest or the craziest. It was to be the most entertaining.
My work, my goal, my life, it’s like a treadmill. And there’s no stop-button on my treadmill. Once I get on, I just keep going.
My work, my goal, my life, it’s like a treadmill. And there’s no stop-button on my treadmill. Once I get on, I just keep going.
I never want to just play in the game, I want to change the way the game is played.
I never want to just play in the game, I want to change the way the game is played.
You either play the game or let the game play you.
You either play the game or let the game play you.
If you tell me there’s something I can’t do. I’ll want to do it even more. Especially when it comes to entertaining.
If you tell me there’s something I can’t do. I’ll want to do it even more. Especially when it comes to entertaining.
I’ve never gone wrong trusting my gut.
I’ve never gone wrong trusting my gut.
It ain’t the 99% who’s not putting in the relentless hard work that I care about.It’s the 1% who is.
It ain’t the 99% who’s not putting in the relentless hard work that I care about.It’s the 1% who is.
Change doesn’t begin when we get knocked on our ass, it begins the moment we decide to get back up on our own feet.
Change doesn’t begin when we get knocked on our ass, it begins the moment we decide to get back up on our own feet.
Life is anything but predictable.
Life is anything but predictable.
Don’t focus on the pain. Focus on the progress.
Don’t focus on the pain. Focus on the progress.
Always be you, play chess, not checkers and always play the long game.
Always be you, play chess, not checkers and always play the long game.
Keep calm and shut your mouth.
Keep calm and shut your mouth.
It’s never about how you start. It’s always about how you finish.
It’s never about how you start. It’s always about how you finish.
Remember, when you’re good at something you’ll tell everyone. When you’re great at it they’ll tell you.
Remember, when you’re good at something you’ll tell everyone. When you’re great at it they’ll tell you.
I do what I love, but it doesn’t mean it will be easy.
I do what I love, but it doesn’t mean it will be easy.
I’ve always loved the showmanship of professional wrestling. While I love making movies, I love that platform, too.
I’ve always loved the showmanship of professional wrestling. While I love making movies, I love that platform, too.
WWE is a space where I thrived, and I loved, and I still do. I love connecting with an audience; that is the greatest thing about going back to WWE.
WWE is a space where I thrived, and I loved, and I still do. I love connecting with an audience; that is the greatest thing about going back to WWE.
Wrestling was like stand-up comedy for me.
Wrestling was like stand-up comedy for me.
I was fortunate and I was lucky that I had a couple of people in my life who cared about me. I had good, loving parents.
I was fortunate and I was lucky that I had a couple of people in my life who cared about me. I had good, loving parents.
Nutrition is so important. It can’t be stressed enough.
Nutrition is so important. It can’t be stressed enough. Also read: Health Quotes
You’ve got to keep your finger on the pulse of what your audience is thinking and know what they’ll accept from you.
You’ve got to keep your finger on the pulse of what your audience is thinking and know what they’ll accept from you.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
Outwork all competition, be grateful for the grind, don’t run from your demons and if it ever becomes personal, then payback’s a bitch.
Outwork all competition, be grateful for the grind, don’t run from your demons and if it ever becomes personal, then payback’s a bitch.
Try and block out all the daily noise we hear from people and things and listen to that voice in our gut that says, ‘it’s just not good enough’, make it better.
Try and block out all the daily noise we hear from people and things and listen to that voice in our gut that says, ‘it’s just not good enough’, make it better.
I have a little belief that success is never unrelenting. And if success is what we chase, then neither are we.
I have a little belief that success is never unrelenting. And if success is what we chase, then neither are we.

Dwayne Johnson Short Biography

Born on 2 May 1972 in Hayward, California, U.S., Dwayne Douglas Johnson is an American-Canadian actor, entrepreneur, retired professional wrestler (famously known by his ring name as The Rock), and former American Football player.

Dwayne Johnson made his way to the WWE arena in 1996 and rose to fame as “The Rock.” After that, he became a box-office star appearing in ‘The Fast and the Furious‘ and ‘Jumanji‘ franchise and popular films such as ‘The Mummy Returns (2001),’ ‘The Scorpion King (2002),’ ‘Tooth Fairy (2010),’ and ‘Hercules (2014).’

Johnson’s positive attitude, charisma, and athleticism have had garnered him a worldwide fan base. Though he is big in size, Johnson is extremely humble in personality.

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