Mike Tyson was the most feared boxer of his time, the most successful, most iconic and is still considered by many as the most ferocious Heavyweight of all time. Our top 15 best Mike Tyson quotes capture the Championship mentality of Mike Tyson, the drive and focus that made him so successful.
We’ve also shared some quotes from Tyson about life, relationships etc. that show how self-aware and knowledgeable he has become after living most of his life in the spotlight.
1.) “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.”
2.) “Discipline, doing what you hate to do but do it like you love it.”
3.) “Fear is just like fire; it can be helpful if you know how to use it. If not, you’ll get burned.”
4.) “Confidence breeds success and success breeds confidence… Confidence applied properly surpasses genius.”
5.) “Real freedom is having nothing. I was freer when I didn’t have a cent.”
6.) “Happiness is fleeting, just like sadness. It’s all fleeting. But we have to remember in that state of happiness or sadness that it’s fleeting, because if we don’t we can make bad decisions during that time.”
7.) “As long as we persevere and endure, we can get anything we want.”
8.) “You can change your mind or your life whenever you want to.”
9.) “When I fight someone, I want to break his will. I want to take his manhood. I want to rip out his heart and show it to him.”
10.) “Everyone says “I wish I was in your shoes…”, the hundreds of people that wish they were in my shoes don’t know the tenth of it. If they were in my shoes they would cry like a baby.”
11.) “Unfortunately, sometimes you can’t have fun accomplishing your goals. Sometimes people don’t have the determination, the will and the steadfastness, the tenacity, they give in under the slightest struggle. Success in general is all about sacrifice.”
12.) “I’m a dreamer. I have to dream and reach for the stars, and if I miss a star then I grab a handful of clouds.”
13.) “Everybody you fight is not your enemy and everybody who helps you is not your friend.”
14.) “Whatever you want, especially when you’re striving to be the best in the world or something, there will always be disappointments, and you can’t be emotionally tied to them because they’ll break your spirit.”
15.) “You can’t be disturbed by anything. There’s no emotion involved. You can’t feel sorrow, you can’t feel pity, there’s nothing you feel. The job has to be done.”
Best Mike Tyson Quotes
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