66+ Best Hulk Hogan Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Terry Gene Bollea, better known by his ring name as Hulk Hogan, is an American retired professional wrestler, actor, television personality, entrepreneur, and musician. Profoundly inspirational Hulk Hogan quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

Famous Hulk Hogan Quotes

All of a sudden, Hulk Hogan has become retro. Hulk Hogan has become cool again. So to come out and to hear how loud the fans are. To hear how loyal the fans are, it’s truly overwhelming. I just can’t believe I’ve been reborn in the WWE. – Hulk Hogan

I’ve been around so long and no matter if I’ve done good things or bad things, or my personal life has been good or bad, the fans have always stuck with me. – Hulk Hogan

To all my little Hulkamaniacs, say your prayers, take your vitamins and you will never go wrong. – Hulk Hogan

Whatcha gonna do, when Hulkamania runs wild on you! – Hulk Hogan

The fans know what’s happened to me over the past couple of years. I lost my family. I pretty much got devastated financially and the fans know that I’ve had some hard times – and that’s the nature of loyal fans. They want to see the people that they love and believe in get back on their feet. – Hulk Hogan

When the script for ‘The Wrestler’ kept coming to me I said, This movie is so good if you put me in the film as a wrestler people are going to say, ‘No credibility, Hulk Hogan isn’t a good actor,’ whatever Hollywood thinks of me. – Hulk Hogan

Wrestling needs to be about the art form again. It needs to be about painting a picture and having a really good match. – Hulk Hogan

Be a father first. Don’t put a priority of being a friend with your wife first, or a friend with your kids first. – Hulk Hogan

I’ve always felt from everyone I talk to that the fans feel like I’m tangible and they can talk to me and they know me. – Hulk Hogan

After watching wrestling for 20 years, I thought I had enough confidence to do it. There were no wrestling schools at the time. – Hulk Hogan

I’m real critical of myself and if I take the bandana off my head I’m completely bald headed and go from being 58 to looking 68 instantly. – Hulk Hogan

I train all the time and the weird thing is I’m in the gym with people between 20 and 25 years old and I look in the mirror and I look better than they do and they are young kids – either they haven’t trained hard enough or they aren’t serious enough. – Hulk Hogan

I’m 58 years old and I just went through 8 back surgeries. They started cutting on me in February 2009, and I was basically bed ridden for almost two years. I got a real dose of reality that if you don’t have your health, you don’t have anything. – Hulk Hogan

We’re the greatest athletes in the world without a doubt. – Hulk Hogan

When you start out in the wrestling business, you make a lot of mistakes, tripping over your own feet and looking like a fool. – Hulk Hogan

If anybody dared say wrestling was fake, you’d punch ’em. And you never used the word show. If you used the word show it was an insult. – Hulk Hogan

I promised each and every Hulkamaniac when I went to that great battlefield in the sky I would bring the WWF title with me. – Hulk Hogan

If I do hit that rope and do a hop, skip and a jump and get up as high as I can, I’m just going to hold my breath, because I know i’m going to hear all kinds of scar tissue popping. – Hulk Hogan

People are really nice in the world. The majority of every single person I meet is really nice. Some people get excited, and some people freak out when they accidentally run into me, but across the board most people are really nice, so I just like to treat people how they treat me. – Hulk Hogan

We’re probably the opposite of the Osbournes. We run a very tight ship. – Hulk Hogan

The coolest thing, and I have it at home, is a huge Hulk Hogan, normal-sized pinball machine. When people come over, they play it for hours. When you hit the bumpers and the bells ring it goes, ‘Oh yeah!’ The whole time you’re playing this machine it’s yelling and screaming at you, ‘What you gonna do, brother?!’ I think that’s the coolest. – Hulk Hogan

The best wrestlers, whether it’s a Hulk Hogan or a Rey Mysterio, are the ones who have psychology and can understand this business. – Hulk Hogan

I feel really good right now. It will really be a tough decision. It’s so hard to give up what you love doing. Hanging up the boots will not be an easy thing to do. – Hulk Hogan

You can have a wrestling idea, but you need to have these momentum-shifting moves. We had the Hulkamania movement, then it shifted to the beer-drinking, Stone Cold era, we reinvented the business with growing the black beard and becoming the bad guy, what’s that next level. – Hulk Hogan

As far as my divorce goes, I love my family and I love my wife to death and I just don’t know what tomorrow’s going to bring. – Hulk Hogan

A lot of people didn’t realize that with the carpet being pulled out from under me in such a short time frame I got to such a bad place. – Hulk Hogan

I’d like to be the John Wayne of the ’90s. Not in terms of being the macho guy, but as a solid male leading character. Making an action-adventure comedy that kids can see with their families is a natural extension of what I did in wrestling. – Hulk Hogan

I know what happens every time I get in front of a UK crowd – they just go nuts and they are so nice and excited and crazy, and they won’t sit down. – Hulk Hogan

If I have a problem with someone, I talk about them. I don’t pick on their kids. – Hulk Hogan

Train. Say your prayers. Eat your vitamins. – Hulk Hogan

I fear no man, no beast or evil, brother. – Hulk Hogan

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

Negativity and Hulkamania – 2 things that don’t go together. – Hulk Hogan

I hate to toot my own horn but I just feel that I know people and I know fans and I don’t feel there is that Angelina Jolie/Brad Pitt barrier with me. I’ve always felt from everyone I talk to that the fans feel like I’m tangible and they can talk to me and they know me. – Hulk Hogan

Right before Pamela Anderson met Tommy Lee I got this crazy script to do this incredible movie with her where I play this cop with a young partner like Brad Pitt who is in love with Pamela Anderson and he gets killed in the line of duty and she falls in love with me and it gets really crazy. I turned that down. – Hulk Hogan

I totally understand OJ. I get it. – Hulk Hogan

I love to give the fans what they want. They’re what I miss most when I’m not wrestling. That time in the ring is like being in heaven for me. – Hulk Hogan

It’s amazing that even though I’ve lost everything else, I still have wrestling. – Hulk Hogan

It’s tough because a lot of my friends in normal life, a lot of my friends in the entertainment business, and a lot of my friends in the wrestling business are gay. Just to say something spiteful and hurtful, I don’t get it… if it was true and I was gay, I’d embrace it, and I’d tell you guys about it and I’d celebrate it. – Hulk Hogan

I’ve been knocked out a few times, but I have no idea how many concussions I’ve ever had. – Hulk Hogan

People always expect Hulk Hogan to be standing up straight, or to have the bandanna on, or to not have my arms covered up. If I have an extra-large shirt on people go ‘oh yeah you look small.’ It kind of ruins the mystique. – Hulk Hogan

Then as I was wrestling as Terry Boulder. I was on a talk show with Lou Ferrigno, and I was actually bigger than he was! I went back to the dressing room that night and all of the wrestlers go ‘Oh my God you’re bigger than the hulk on TV’ so they started calling me Terry ‘The Hulk’ Boulder. – Hulk Hogan

When you’re nWo, you’re nWo for life. – Hulk Hogan

The only time I’m not Hulk Hogan is when I’m behind closed doors because as soon as I walk out the front door, and somebody says hello to me, I can’t just say ‘hello’ like Terry. When they see me, they see the blond hair, the mustache, and the bald head, they instantly think Hulk Hogan. – Hulk Hogan

Hopefully I can become the Babe Ruth of the World Wrestling Federation and be the champion at the same time. – Hulk Hogan

I’m real good with math, with numbers, like my dad was. I’m pretty much dialed in. – Hulk Hogan

In the ring, it’s fun to be the bad guy, but 24 hours a day, when you have to talk to kids, and you see Make-A-Wish kids that love you, the bad guy stuff is not fun. I’d rather be a good guy 24 hours a day than a bad guy just for a few minutes in the ring. – Hulk Hogan

Everybody’s out there wrestling like a robot. – Hulk Hogan

When you’re with the nWo, when you’re with Hollywood, you’re just…too…sweet! – Hulk Hogan

I’m the man that made wrestling famous. – Hulk Hogan

Ultimate Warrior had a hell of a gimmick, but wrestling is about so much more than that. You have to be consistent, work main events every night and have matches that people really believe in and want to see. – Hulk Hogan

The leg drop was a move that nobody really used, and nobody ever hit the ropes and jumped up really high, so I tried it out in Japan and the people loved it. That’s how I came up with it. – Hulk Hogan

Nobody told me how to talk or think. – Hulk Hogan

And you know what – and I don’t mean this in tongue in cheek way – but it’s like deja vu. When I walked into WCW they were producing wrestling on a little teeny sound stage at Disney, okay? I’m walking into TNA and they’re producing wrestling in a little teeny sound stage at Universal. – Hulk Hogan

I’ve been talking to certain wrestlers on the phone lately, and certain female wrestlers that were huge stars ten years ago, and the first thing I ask them is ‘do you still want to work?’ Do they want to talk, or do they want to wrestle or do something else in the business? – Hulk Hogan

You know a lot of times wrestlers get too full of themselves. They can’t separate themselves from the characters. They get used to the excitement, the energy, the lifestyle and the money and with a lot of these guys, when it stops, they self-destruct. – Hulk Hogan

I quit doing the movies because the wrestling was going so good and was so on fire during the ’80s and ’90s, but I was getting all these movie scripts. – Hulk Hogan

I’m loyal to a fault – even though I’ve been to hell and back with Vince McMahon, I would never to do anything to hurt him. But it’s also survival of the fittest out there. – Hulk Hogan

I’ve never been in a Sweat Lodge. I, myself, personally don’t even like sitting in a sauna, so I’ve never been to a spiritual retreat so I don’t understand the whole process. – Hulk Hogan

My daughter’s getting old enough to date and I’m mad about it! – Hulk Hogan

I don’t know where his head is at with wrestling, … I don’t know if he wants to play anymore. – Hulk Hogan

You need to know the whole picture of this business. – Hulk Hogan

It’s like a fragile foreign car. People break a window, but I keep the car running with chiropractors and massages. My whole style changed from drinking a couple of beers and going out to going to the hotel room and getting in the Jacuzzi. It’s not as easy as it used to be. I have to be more careful. I have to plan things out in more detail. Everything’s a real calculated risk now. – Hulk Hogan

In generalities, thank God people are nipping at my heels, talking about me, and jealous. Sometimes people celebrate my failures. It’s just a different take on things. Sometimes people are good people and sometimes people are bad people. Randy Savage, for instance, told everybody for 3 years that he was going to kick my butt. I ran into him in Orlando, walked right up to him, offered to shake his hand – he wouldn’t shake my hand, didn’t want to go outside. He just sat in his chair and shook for 30 minutes scared to death. That has got to tell you something about his character. He can say whatever he wants. I can’t do anything about it because if I hit him, he’ll sue me for everything I’ve got. That’s his deal. That’s what makes him happy. He lives in misery. – Hulk Hogan

There’s a lot of gimmick infringement out there, but that’s cool. It’s a compliment. But it all started right when I first came into the Garden. I came down to ‘Eye of the Tiger’ and when I hit the ring with the Sheik, I just put my hand up to my ear by accident, and the crowd got louder. I was like ‘Oh, that works.’ – Hulk Hogan

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. – Hulk Hogan

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