35 Inspirational Rickson Gracie Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational Rickson Gracie Quotes On Success

Rickson Gracie is a Brazilian 9th-degree red belt Grandmaster in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and a retired mixed martial artist. He is a member of the Gracie family: the third oldest son of Hélio Gracie, brother to Rorion and Relson Gracie, and half-brother to Rolker, Royce, Robin and Royler Gracie. In the 1980s and 1990s, he was widely considered to be the best fighter of the Gracie clan, and one of the toughest in the world. In November 2014 he became an inductee of the Legends of MMA Hall of Fame, alongside Big John McCarthy, Pat Miletich, and Fedor Emelianenko. In July 2017, he was promoted to red belt, the highest ranking in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, but denied the rank as he had not yet met IBJJF time in rank requirements, keeping the belt for when he does. May these Rickson Gracie Quotes On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “Not the past, not the future, life is now.” Rickson Gracie

2. “The journey has to be based on passion. Put yourself in something you love to do. If you love what you do you’re able to dedicate yourself, overcome obstacles.” Rickson Gracie

3. “A 10,000 mile walk, begins with a single step and continues one step at a time.” Rickson Gracie

4. “Willingness to learn is the mark of a youthful mind.” Rickson Gracie

5. “The biggest gift I received as a martial artist is without a question the capacity to be in peace.” Rickson Gracie

6. “Don’t be rushed, be sure.” Rickson Gracie

7. “Our fears don’t stop death, they stop life.” Rickson Gracie

8. “I always keep my mind open. For me, a mind has to work like a parachute, works only if it’s open.” Rickson Gracie

9. “When setting a long-term goal, find the pace necessary to achieve it.” Rickson Gracie

10. “Physical strength (hard work), mental strength (perseverance) and spiritual strength (love & acceptance) are the keys to continuous growth.” Rickson Gracie

11. “What makes you tough is your mindset and I believe anyone can be tough.” Rickson Gracie

12. “Self-defence, self-confidence, discipline and self control. The values you learn are priceless.” Rickson Gracie

13. “If you are ready to die, then you are ready to live.” Rickson Gracie

14. “A strong body is a good asset. A strong mind is a very good asset.” Rickson Gracie

15. “True strength is not always shown through victory. Stand up, try again and display strength of heart.” Rickson Gracie

16. “Be positive and the challenge will be easier.” Rickson Gracie

17. “If today you have nothing to be happy about, thank God for the potential of tomorrow.” Rickson Gracie

18. “If you do not speak up when it matters, when would it matter that you speak? The opposite of courage is conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow.” Rickson Gracie

19. “It’s all about how I feel about things. I never expect much, I always felt like I obey my heart.” Rickson Gracie

20. “In life, when presented with any situation, breathe, take your time, focus and then decide what to do.” Rickson Gracie

21. “The most important thing is not victory, the most important thing is don’t get defeated.” Rickson Gracie

22. “If we fight for money, I’ll stop hitting you when you ask me to. If we fight for honor, I’ll stop hitting you when I feel like it.” Rickson Gracie

23. “Everybody has fear. The difference is that the coward does not control fear and the brave gets over it.” Rickson Gracie

24. “When I am fighting I am keeping my mind empty for any expectations. I am waiting for something unique, completely new.” Rickson Gracie

25. “Jiu-jitsu puts you completely in the moment, where you must have a complete focus on finding a solution to the problem. This trains the mind to build that focus, to increase your awareness, your capacity to solve problems.Rickson Gracie

26. “Look around and find something for which to be grateful.” Rickson Gracie

27. “Born to fight. Learn to win. Live to help.” Rickson Gracie

28. “Sometimes, you don’t have to win, you cannot win. but that has nothing to do with losing.” Rickson Gracie

29. “Finding the balance between body, mind and spirit is a great achievement.” Rickson Gracie

30. “A brave man, a real fighter is not measured by how many times he falls, but how many times he stands up.” Rickson Gracie

31. “If you believe, then you have already taken the first step towards your achievement.” Rickson Gracie

32. “I am a shark, the ground is my ocean, and most people can’t even swim.” Rickson Gracie

33. “If size mattered, the elephant would be king of the jungle.” Rickson Gracie

34. “My code of life and my personal bushido is honour, respect, loyalty, courage and surrender.” Rickson Gracie

35. “My inspiration’s coming from nature, I love nature and all the expressions, I love art, I love expressions of beauty. It’s part of my life, being engaged in the moment.” Rickson Gracie

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