60+ Best Ric Flair Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Richard Morgan Fliehr, better known as Ric Flair, is an American professional wrestling manager and retired professional wrestler signed to WWE. Profoundly inspirational Ric Flair quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

Famous Ric Flair Quotes

My problem is that I think everybody needs to work as hard as I worked when I was in my prime. – Ric Flair

It’s the greatest show on earth. It’s unbelievable. – Ric Flair

I was always a fan but me and Kevin Pattero, he was a friend of mine who trained for the Olympic games in 1972 he and I became very close friends and roommates and I kind of rode his coattails into the business. – Ric Flair

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

When somebody has convinced you that you’re not worth anything to anybody anymore, and they spend a lot of time doing it, you start believing it yourself. – Ric Flair

I thought Chris Benoit was worthy of being a Horseman. I thought Dean Melinko was. Obviously I thought Steven Michael was, though obviously he was inexperienced, I thought he was a perfect fit as a horseman. I did not like the Paul Roma deal. I did not like Sid Vicious or about two or three guys that they put in there, I just couldn’t see it. I couldn’t stomach it, but I had to. – Ric Flair

I can take more punishment than anyone in the business. – Ric Flair

My God, thank you. Thank you very much. I’m almost embarrassed by the response, but when I see this, I know that the twenty five years that I’ve spent trying to make you happy every night of your life was worth every damn minute of it. – Ric Flair

My kids are my main hobby but, now they’ve gotten older, they’ve forced me to do things without them. I do a lot of things with my boat. My wife and I enjoy boating. – Ric Flair

As long as he understands this is Flair country, it is. – Ric Flair

Hell you’re Shawn Michaels! The greatest wrestler of all time! – Ric Flair

Space Mountain may be the oldest ride in the park, but it still has the longest line! – Ric Flair

I laugh a lot in the ring when I’‘m having fun. – Ric Flair

We used to wrestle every night, 385 times a year. For ten years. 365 days. Never had any holidays off, ever. Holidays were always two-day venues. Two event venues. Afternoon and night. – Ric Flair

To be that man, you’ve got to beat the man. Woooo! – Ric Flair

To be the World Champion in 1981 was a huge honour. – Ric Flair

Whether you like it or not, learn to love it, because its the best thing going. Wooooo! – Ric Flair

I like Manchester, Birmingham. I really find this place very nice. Loved Australia. I thought that was awesome. – Ric Flair

In order to be the man, you have to beat the man. – Ric Flair

Why did the WWE get rid of him? Did he make any money in WCW? – Ric Flair

If wrestling can be considered an art form, then [Ric Flair] is using oils, and the many others merely water colors. – Ric Flair

I had my first ‘Survivor Series’ in 1991 and I was fortunate enough to be an instrumental part of the shows I was on. – Ric Flair

I’m Ric Flair! The Stylin’, profilin’, limousine riding, jet flying, kiss-stealing, wheelin’ n’ dealin’ son of a gun! – Ric Flair

And Chris Benoit, as magnificent as he looks, is not medically cleared yet. – Ric Flair

I enjoyed my time as Raw Co-Owner. Actually I got beat more! I got beat up a lot as Co-owner but it was ok. – Ric Flair

The guy who could be me, but he knows when to draw the line, is John Cena. John Cena can rock ‘n’ roll, let me tell you. – Ric Flair

First of all, Vince McMahon doesn’t argue – he tells you! – Ric Flair

My shoes are worth more……than your house! – Ric Flair

To be the man, you gotta beat the man! – Ric Flair

If you’re a man, you don’t cry about it, you take life, the ups and downs; if you’re a real man you never go down, you just stay up! – Ric Flair

I’ve always been a very good heel! – Ric Flair

I don’‘t think there was one. I can’‘t name one. Not because I had a lot of great feuds, but it would be hard to say the defining feud. – Ric Flair

I’ve had more world championships than you’ve had women! – Ric Flair

To be a man you’ve gotta beat the man. – Ric Flair

In my life, I’ve been a movie star, a rock star, and a sports star, all wrapped up into one-and worked harder at it than anybody else. – Ric Flair

Diamonds are forever, and so is Ric Flair! – Ric Flair

If you don’t like it, learn to love it! – Ric Flair

I bleed like nobody else. – Ric Flair

None of this was written to hurt anybody’s feelings. – Ric Flair

I’’d love to see Sting come back. The guys that had the potential to make any money and draw any money, they came. The ones that made it, made it, and the ones that didn’’t, didn’’t. The list of those who made it, there’s lots the list of those who didn’‘t make it are longer then the ones who did. – Ric Flair

Which new wrestlers do I think will be the franchise wrestlers? Erm, well Batista and Randy Orton will I think, for sure. – Ric Flair

This ain’t no garden party, brother, thisis wrestling, where only the strongest survive. – Ric Flair

Whenever they feel like it, the door’s wide open. – Ric Flair

I love the military. They don’t get nearly enough credit for all the hard work they do to protect us, keep us in a safe place so we can enjoy ourselves every day. – Ric Flair

There was only a handful of guys who were even qualified to work at the WWE. – Ric Flair

I don’t think there’s anything positive in the WCW brand at all. It was dead when they brought it. They were going to bury us when they did business. – Ric Flair

I can’t think of any negative [aspects of working in the wrestling industry]. The positive are the money, the comradery, the prestige, the notoriety. A lot of pluses. – Ric Flair

Whenever I hear the crowds going WOOOOO!! It makes me feel very good, it means I’ve worked very hard and earned a lot of respect, each night I go out there I go out there for the fans to make them smile, or make them cry. – Ric Flair

Girls, you can’t be the first, but you can be next. – Ric Flair

I think my fondest memories would be with Sting, and Steamboat, Dusty and er I made a lot of money wrestling Wahoo McDaniel and Jack Mulligan too. It’d be hard to pinpoint one. – Ric Flair

I’m every woman’s dream and every man’s nightmare. – Ric Flair

It’s so hard for me to sit back here in this studio, looking at a guy out here, hollering my name!—When last year I spent more money, on spilled liquor, in bars from one side of this world to the other, than you made! You’re talking to the Rolex wearing, diamond ring wearing, kiss stealing, whoa! wheelin dealin’, limosuine riding, jet flying son of a gun and I’m having a hard time holding these alligators down! – Ric Flair

All the women want to be with me, all the men want to be like me. – Ric Flair

People think it’s hard to travel to the airports. 9/11 has made our travel difficult, with the security laws and that. As far as comparing what we do to driving 3,000 miles a week, making fifty bucks a night, sometimes one hundred bucks a night, it’s a lot different. Guaranteed contracts, first class air fare, Hilton hotels in London, Champaign. Waddaya want? What more could you ask for! – Ric Flair

We only work the most I ever work is three days a week. Very rare that I will work four. If I’’m involved in a scenario where they need me to be in it, I don’‘t mind. They always work around my children’s schedule, their sports, and stuff like that. That’s been very important to me. – Ric Flair

The old saying is: ‘Time off is a wrestler’s worst enemy.’ – Ric Flair

I’m gonna walk down the aisle in style and profile. – Ric Flair

Nobody has wrestled everybody in the business like I have, especially not Bret Hart. – Ric Flair

I was really good at being a bad guy. – Ric Flair

I’m a limousine ridin’, jet flyin’, kiss stealin’, wheelin’ dealin’ son of a gun. WOOOO!! – Ric Flair