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35 Inspirational Anderson Silva Quotes On Success

Last Updated Nov 2023

35 Inspirational Anderson Silva Quotes On Success

Anderson da Silva is a Brazilian-American retired mixed martial artist. He is currently signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is a former UFC Middleweight Champion and holds the record for the longest title reign in UFC history at 2,457 days. This started in 2006 and ended in 2013 and included a UFC record 16 consecutive victories in that span. UFC president Dana White, UFC commentator Joe Rogan and numerous mixed martial arts (MMA) pundits have named Silva as one the greatest mixed martial artists of all time. May these Anderson Silva Quotes On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “I am not the best, but I am capable of achieving the impossible.” Anderson Silva

2. “I started in this sport at 12 years of age and the goals I set was to be among the best and be the world champion.” Anderson Silva

3. “My teaching is my legacy.” Anderson Silva

4. “I don’t feel that I have to prove anything to anyone as far as what I’ve done in fighting.” Anderson Silva

5. “Even when I was winning my fights, once it’s over, it’s over. It’s in the past, and you’ve got to look forward.” Anderson Silva

6. “I love to fight. I love the preparation. I love to learn new things, always overcoming myself.” Anderson Silva

7. “You must have a dragon hidden inside you. When you need, you let the dragon out.” Anderson Silva

8. “Not only in the Octagon, but also in life, sometimes I have to take two steps back to take one step forward.” Anderson Silva

9. “I am not the best, but I have the potential to be something great.” Anderson Silva

10. “I think you should try, not to try to be better than everyone around you, but try to be better than yourself everyday.” Anderson Silva

11. “You can’t give up on your dreams.” Anderson Silva

12. “I think old age is in each one’s head; so if you’re happy doing what you love, you’re going to be young.” Anderson Silva

13. “If Somebody disrespects me they will pay for it. I promise.” Anderson Silva

14. “Roy Jones and Muhammad Ali are the inspiration for my style of fighting.” Anderson Silva

15. “Things will happen. But you have to believe that nothing is impossible.” Anderson Silva

16. “I’m a natural born fighter, so this is what I do, and it’s normal. It’s natural. It’s what I’ve always done as a martial artist, and as a martial artist, it’s what I always wanted to do – test myself and always fighting. It’s what I’m meant to do.” Anderson Silva

17. “A champion is defined by the adversity he overcomes.” Anderson Silva

18. “If you train 100% the result will be 100%.” Anderson Silva

19. “His boxing style is one that I would like to test myself against. I’ve always been a fan of his, and I’ve always wanted to test myself against Roy Jones.” Anderson Silva

20. “I’ve already done everything there is to do. Now it’s just a matter of doing what I love to do.” Anderson Silva

21. “There’s no such thing as holding back. I want to finish as soon as possible. The only time I did it was because he was a friend of mine. It was against Thales Leites. We went until the last round because he’s a friend of mine, and I respect him.” Anderson Silva

22. “No one can know what happiness is if you have not gone through the disappointment. One can only savor the victory if he has felt the bitter defeat.” Anderson Silva

23. “I already have a story that’s been seen in glory and I have had many highs and lows, victories and defeats. That brought me experience and it will help me a lot to gain the desired world title.” Anderson Silva

24. “When I started training martial arts, I learned about respect.” Anderson Silva

25. “I don’t think I’m better than anyone; I just like to prove to myself that things I imagine can be done.” Anderson Silva

26. “The fact is that everything I’ve done, no one else could do. I don’t want to be cocky or arrogant or think I’m the best, but what I’ve tried to do all those years was to show I was different from the others. And that’s not my opinion, but everyone’s.” Anderson Silva

27. “What motivates me is to be able to do what I love to do – fight.” Anderson Silva

28. “Nowadays, it’s so silly to not express your feelings, as long as you respect peoples’ spaces and respect their limits. You have to live your life in peace, and no one has anything to do with that.” Anderson Silva

29. “People that want to talk can talk. Even a parrot talks. People are always going to have their thoughts on what they’re going to say.” Anderson Silva

30. “Everyday that goes by I try to improve myself and searching for something that may even be impossible; perfection.” Anderson Silva

31. “I no fight for the money because I work hard for UFC for long time. I have money for my family. But I fight because I love it.” Anderson Silva

32. “I practice the martial arts. I don’t practice MMA. MMA is my job, MMA is a new sport. Martial arts is the knowledge from the ages.” Anderson Silva

33. “Behind every champion is a team that prepared him to become that champion.” Anderson Silva

34. “When I started out, Jiu-Jitsu was really an elite thing in Brazil, and there was some prejudice towards poorer kids, so I had to learn things on my own. Some of my neighbours started doing Jiu-Jitsu, so I started watching it, and then started rolling with them. It wasn’t organized training, but it was better than nothing.” Anderson Silva

35. “Life is about how much you can take and keep fighting, how much you can suffer and keep moving forward.” Anderson Silva

I hope you enjoyed these Anderson Silva Quotes On Success. Do let us know which one was your favorite in the comments section below.

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