78+ Best Rocky Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational Rocky quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

Powerful Collection of Most Famous Rocky Quotes

Life’s not about how hard of a hit you can give… it’s about how many you can take, and still keep moving forward. – Rocky Balboa

Nobody owes nobody nothing. – Rocky Balboa

Until you start believing in yourself, you ain’t gonna have a life. – Rocky Balboa

Remember, the mind is your best muscle. Big arms can move rocks, but big words can move mountains. – Rocky Balboa

To beat me, he’s going to have to kill me. He’s gonna have to have the heart to stand in front of me and to do that, he’s got to be willing to die himself. – Rocky Balboa

Success is usually the culmination of controlling failure. – Rocky Balboa

You’re gonna have to go through hell, worse than any nightmare you’ve ever dreamed. But when it’s over, I know you’ll be the one standing. You know what you have to do. Do it. – Rocky Balboa

Time takes everybody out. Time is undefeated. – Rocky Balboa

I am not the richest, smartest or most talented person in the world. But I succeed because I keep going and going and going. – Rocky Balboa

The toughest opponent you’re ever going to have to face (is in the mirror). – Rocky Balboa

C’mon, champ, hit me in the face! My mom hits harder than you! – Rocky Balboa

You can’t learn anything when you’re talking. That’s a fact of life. As long as you’re talking, you’re not listening. – Rocky Balboa

Everything I got has moved on and I’m here. – Rocky Balboa

You see this guy staring back at you? That’s your toughest opponent. I believe that’s true in the ring and I think that’s true in life. – Rocky Balboa

It’s your right to listen to your gut, it ain’t nobody’s right to say no after you earned the right to be where you want to be and do what you want to do. – Rocky Balboa

You, me or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. – Rocky Balboa

Every champion was once a contender who refused to give up. – Rocky Balboa

I believe there’s an inner power that makes winners or losers. And the winners are the ones who really listen to the truth of their hearts. – Rocky Balboa

One step at a time. One punch at a time. One round at a time. – Rocky Balboa

Bring back everything that’s ever hurt you, all the pain you had inside. They don’t know what we’ve been through. You belong here! – Rocky Balboa

You’re gonna take a beating, you’re gonna take this, you’re gonna get knocked down, you’re gonna get up and you’re gonna see if you got the right thing. – Rocky Balboa

Ah come on, Adrian, it’s true. I was nobody. But that don’t matter either, you know? ‘Cause I was thinkin’, it really don’t matter if I lose this fight. It really don’t matter if this guy opens my head, either. ‘Cause all I wanna do is go the distance. Nobody’s ever gone the distance with Creed, and if I can go that distance, you see, and that bell rings and I’m still standin’, I’m gonna know for the first time in my life, see, that I weren’t just another bum from the neighborhood. – Rocky Balboa

Maybe it’s you who ain’t got it no more. – Rocky Balboa

People do because they want to do. – Rocky Balboa

He’s just another fighter. – Rocky Balboa

Yeah, to you it’s Thanksgiving; to me it’s Thursday. – Rocky Balboa

How ’bout I stay here and you fight? – Rocky Balboa

If you stop this fight I’ll kill you. – Rocky Balboa

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Going in one more round when you don’t think you can. That’s what makes all the difference in your life. – Rocky Balboa

It’s your right to listen to your gut, it ain’t nobody’s right to say no after you earned the right to be where you want to be and do what you want to do! – Rocky Balboa

How did everything that was so good get so bad? – Rocky Balboa

I stopped thinking the way other people think a long time ago. You gotta think like you think. – Rocky Balboa

Every once in a while a person comes along who defies the odds, who defies logic, and fulfills an incredible dream. – Rocky Balboa

Until you start believing in yourself, you ain’t gonna have a life. – Rocky Balboa

If you’re willing to go through all the battling you got to go through to get where you want to get, who’s got the right to stop you? – Rocky Balboa

I wrecked everything by not thinking for myself. – Rocky Balboa

Nothing is real if you don’t believe in who you are. – Rocky Balboa

That’s the way I’m made. – Rocky Balboa

Now, if you know what you’re worth, then go out and get what you’re worth. But you gotta be willing to take the hits, and not pointing fingers saying you ain’t where you wanna be because of him, or her, or anybody. Cowards do that and that ain’t you. You’re better than that! – Rocky Balboa

[Pointing towards Adonis’ reflection in the mirror] That’s the toughest opponent you’re ever going to have to face. – Rocky Balboa

I don’t know if you’re special. Only you are going to know that. – Rocky Balboa

You know they always say, if you live in one place long enough, you are that place. – Rocky Balboa

Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It’s a very mean and nasty place and I don’t care how tough you are it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. – Rocky Balboa

You gotta work hard. I swear to God, if you’re not gonna do it, I’m out. – Rocky Balboa

I gotta problem I gotta fight! – Rocky Balboa

You knocked him down, why don’t you try knocking me down now. – Rocky Balboa

There’s a beast inside me. – Rocky Balboa

I’m pursuing something and nobody looks too happy about it. – Rocky Balboa

The older I get the more things I gotta leave behind – that’s life. – Rocky Balboa

He don’t care ’bout you Tommy; he don’t care ’bout me neither! – Rocky Balboa

I gotta go out the way I gotta go out. – Rocky Balboa

When can I fight again? – Rocky Balboa

All I wanna do is go the distance. – Rocky Balboa

I can’t see nothing, gotta open my eye. Cut me, Mick.”- Rocky Balboa

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If I can change and you can change, everybody can change. – Rocky Balboa

Ya know, they always say if you live in one place long enough, you are that place. – Rocky Balboa

You know, I think you try harder when you’re scared. – Rocky Balboa

Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It’s a very mean and nasty place and I don’t care how tough you are it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain’t about how hard ya hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done! – Rocky Balboa

When things got hard you started looking for something to blame, like a shadow. – Rocky Balboa

You’re my son and you’re my blood. You’re the best thing in my life. – Rocky Balboa

You know, the older I get the more things I gotta leave behind, that’s life. – Rocky Balboa

Yo Adrian, I did it. – Rocky Balboa

Somewhere along the line you changed, you stopped being you. – Rocky Balboa

The only thing I’m asking you guys to leave on the table… is what’s right. – Rocky Balboa

My point is, I’m pursuing something and nobody looks too happy about it. – Rocky Balboa

Nobody owes nobody nothing. You owe yourself. – Rocky Balboa

Because if you’re willing to go through all the battling you got to go through to get where you want to get, who’s got the right to stop you? – Rocky Balboa

I’m always gonna love you, no matter what. No matter what happens. – Rocky Balboa

Yeah yeah, the Bill of Rights. Don’t it say something about going after what makes you happy? – Rocky Balboa

You can’t learn when you’re talking. That’s a fact of life. As long as you’re talking, you’re not listening. – Rocky Balboa

Nothing’s over ’til it’s over. – Rocky Balboa

I am not the richest, smartest or most talented person in the world, but i succeed because i keep going, and going, and going! – Rocky Balboa

You know what you have to do. Do it. – Rocky Balboa

If this is something you wanna do, and if this is something you gotta do, then you do it. Fighters fight. – Rocky Balboa

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