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43 Inspirational Ronda Rousey Quotes (FIGHTING)

Top 10 Most Famous Ronda Rousey Quotes (BEST)

“People say to me all the time, ‘You have no fear.’ I tell them, ‘No, that’s not true. I’m scared all the time. You have to have fear in order to have courage. I’m a courageous person because I’m a scared person.'”

Ronda Rousey
You have to fight because you can’t count on anyone else fighting for you. And you have to fight for people who can’t fight for themselves.
You have to fight because you can’t count on anyone else fighting for you. And you have to fight for people who can’t fight for themselves.
To get anything of real value, you have to fight for it.
To get anything of real value, you have to fight for it.
The knowledge that everything good can be taken away at any second is what makes me work so hard.
The knowledge that everything good can be taken away at any second is what makes me work so hard.
Life is a fight from the minute you take your first breath to the moment you exhale your last.
Life is a fight from the minute you take your first breath to the moment you exhale your last.

“Everyone wants to win. But to truly succeed – whether it is at a sport or at your job or in life – you have to be willing to do the hard work, overcome the challenges, and make the sacrifices it takes to be the best at what you do.”

Ronda Rousey
To be the best, you have to constantly be challenging yourself, raising the bar, pushing the limits of what you can do. Don't stand still, leap forward.
To be the best, you have to constantly be challenging yourself, raising the bar, pushing the limits of what you can do. Don’t stand still, leap forward.
If you can't dream big, ridiculous dreams, what's the point in dreaming at all
If you can’t dream big, ridiculous dreams, what’s the point in dreaming at all?
Active patience is taking the time to set something up correctly.
Active patience is taking the time to set something up correctly.
Success is the result of hard work, busting your ass every day for years on end without cutting corners or taking shortcuts.
Success is the result of hard work, busting your ass every day for years on end without cutting corners or taking shortcuts.

8 Inspirational Ronda Rousey Quotes on Success (WINNING)

“No one is ever going to give you anything of value. You have to work for it, sweat for it, fight for it. But there is far greater value in accomplishments you earn than in accolades that are merely given to you. When you earn something, you never have to worry about justifying that you truly deserve it.”

Ronda Rousey
You make the sacrifices anyway. You learn to enjoy them, or at least embrace them. In the end, it is the sacrifices that must fulfill you.
You make the sacrifices anyway. You learn to enjoy them, or at least embrace them. In the end, it is the sacrifices that must fulfill you.
It is not about just winning the round. It is not just about winning the fight. It is about winning every single second of your life.
It is not about just winning the round. It is not just about winning the fight. It is about winning every single second of your life.
I want to be a perfect fighter, and that's one of those unattainable goals because you will never be perfect. But I can always be closer to perfect.
I want to be a perfect fighter, and that’s one of those unattainable goals because you will never be perfect. But I can always be closer to perfect.
She taught me that it is not enough to just be better than everyone else. You have to be so much better that no one can deny your superiority.
She taught me that it is not enough to just be better than everyone else. You have to be so much better that no one can deny your superiority.
You have to win so clearly that they have no choice but to declare you the winner. You have to be able to win every match twice on your worst day.
You have to win so clearly that they have no choice but to declare you the winner. You have to be able to win every match twice on your worst day.
I might not have had the tools at my disposal that my opponents had, but I created advantages of my own.
I might not have had the tools at my disposal that my opponents had, but I created advantages of my own.

“To be a fighter, you have to be passionate. I have so much passion, it’s hard to hold it all in. That passion escapes as tears from my eyes, sweat from my pores, blood from my veins.”

Ronda Rousey

5 Powerful Ronda Rousey Quotes on Change

“I like to be part of the change I want to see in the world. Not being afraid of criticism is actually a big advantage. I feel like I tried to be agreeable and failed – it failed me. And so I just did not give a shit and ended up succeeding a lot more because of it.”

Ronda Rousey
Making a change in your life is as easy as making a decision and acting on it. That’s it.
Making a change in your life is as easy as making a decision and acting on it. That’s it.

“There is nothing in my life that I would go back and change, even the darkest moments. All the successes and greatest joys in my life are a result of the absolute worst things. Every missed opportunity is a blessing in disguise.”

Ronda Rousey
Once you've conquered the worst things that could happen, there is no need to fear the unknown. You are fearless.
Once you’ve conquered the worst things that could happen, there is no need to fear the unknown. You are fearless.

“The kind of hope I’m talking about is the belief that something good will come. That everything you’re going through and everything you’ve gone through will be worth the struggles and frustrations. The kind of hope I’m talking about is a deep belief that the world can be changed, that the impossible is possible.”

Ronda Rousey

8 Wise Ronda Rousey Quotes that will Make You Think (WISDOM)

“No matter how much you try or what you say, people aren’t going to fully understand you or where you’re coming from. You just have to get used to being misunderstood.”

Ronda Rousey
I am not looking to escape the pressure. I am embracing it. Pressure is what builds up in the chamber behind a bullet before it explodes out of the gun.
I am not looking to escape the pressure. I am embracing it. Pressure is what builds up in the chamber behind a bullet before it explodes out of the gun.
Once you give them the power to tell you you’re great, you’ve also given them the power to tell you you’re unworthy.
Once you give them the power to tell you you’re great, you’ve also given them the power to tell you you’re unworthy.

“Everything in the world is information. The information you choose to acknowledge and the information you choose to ignore is up to you. You can let outside factors beyond your control throw off your focus. You can let aching muscles hold you back. You can let silence make you feel uncomfortable. By choosing to focus only on the information that is necessary, you can tune out every distraction, and achieve far more.” 

Ronda Rousey
Once you start caring about people’s opinions of you, you give up control.
Once you start caring about people’s opinions of you, you give up control.
It is one thing to fight other people, but fighting yourself is different. If you’re fighting yourself, who wins? Who loses?
It is one thing to fight other people, but fighting yourself is different. If you’re fighting yourself, who wins? Who loses?
Most people focus on the wrong thing; They focus on the result, not the process.
Most people focus on the wrong thing; They focus on the result, not the process.
The moment you stop viewing your opponent as a threat is the moment you leave yourself open to getting beat.
The moment you stop viewing your opponent as a threat is the moment you leave yourself open to getting beat.

5 Ronda Rousey Quotes on Confidence and Belief

“People want to project their own insecurities on others, but I refuse to allow them to put that on me. Just because you don’t think that you could be the best in the world doesn’t mean that I shouldn’t have the confidence to believe I can do anything.”

Ronda Rousey
No drug or amount of money or favoritism can ever give you belief in yourself.
No drug or amount of money or favoritism can ever give you belief in yourself.
Fighting is not a man's thing, it is a human thing.
Fighting is not a man’s thing, it is a human thing.
You call me arrogant? I say it's an accurate self-assessment because I work my ass off to be as good as I am at what I do and I'm proud of myself.
You call me arrogant? I say it’s an accurate self-assessment because I work my ass off to be as good as I am at what I do and I’m proud of myself.

“Some people like to call me cocky or arrogant, but I just think, ‘How dare you assume I should think less of myself? The problem isn’t me thinking I can achieve any goal I set for myself, the problem is you projecting your own self-doubt onto me.'”

Ronda Rousey

7 Motivational Ronda Rousey Quotes About Life

“There have always been people who have written me off. They’re not going away. I use that to motivate me. I’m driven to show them just how wrong they are.”

Ronda Rousey
One of the greatest days of my life was when I came to understand that other people’s approval and my happiness were not related.
One of the greatest days of my life was when I came to understand that other people’s approval and my happiness were not related.
I'm unbelievably ticklish. When I was a little kid, my sisters would hold me down and tickle me until I peed my pants.
I’m unbelievably ticklish. When I was a little kid, my sisters would hold me down and tickle me until I peed my pants.

“There were times when I knew I was in a terrible situation, but I also knew it wouldn’t last forever. Those are the moments when you have to remind yourself that this experience is a defining moment in your life, but you are not defined by it.”

Ronda Rousey
I am vulnerable; that's why I fight.
I am vulnerable; that’s why I fight.
A sleeper just waits and when the time is right, they come out and wow everyone. That’s you, kiddo. Don’t you worry.
A sleeper just waits and when the time is right, they come out and wow everyone. That’s you, kiddo. Don’t you worry.

“I feel like I started doing this because I wanted to find a way to pay my bills doing something that I loved, and it’s gotten bigger than that. It’s gotten bigger than me.”

Ronda Rousey

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