We all know who Conor McGregor is, he’s the most well known MMA fighter in the entire world. Being a 2 division champion is not something ever done before. Apart from that incredible feat, he’s also very entertaining to watch.

McGregor is also known for his inspiring success story. Perhaps this collection of Quotes by the man himself will help inspire you.

“Doubt is only removed by action. If you’re not working then that’s where doubt comes in.”

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“I’m just going to keep doing what I’m doing. Keep proving people wrong and proving myself right.”

“I was always a dreamer, and my first ambition was to be a footballer. I’d be out in the field doing drills after it got dark at night. So I had that passion to get somewhere and a drive to do something. I did love football and was always more into playing it than watching it. When I found combat sport, however, it just took over. It’s non-stop now.”

“We’re not just here to take part. We’re here to take over.”

“I believe in myself so much that nothing is going to stop me.”

“I keep having vivid dreams of success. Then it’s time to sleep.”

“I’m going to the stars and then past them.”

“When I say something is going to happen, it’s going to happen.”

“The more you seek the uncomfortable the more you will become comfortable.”

“I’m just trying to be myself. I’m not trying to be anyone else.”

“My success isn’t the result of arrogance, it’s the result of belief.”

“All that matters is how you see yourself. If you see yourself as the king, with all the belts and everything, and no matter what no one else says, as long as you see that, and really believe in it, then that’s what’s going to happen”O

On Hard Work

“I stay ready so I don’t have to get ready.”

“There’s no talent here, this is hard work. This is an obsession. Talent does not exist, we are all human beings. You could be anyone if you put in the time. You will reach the top, and that’s that. I am not talented, I am obsessed.”

“Life is about improving and getting better.”

“Excellence is not a skill. Excellence is an attitude.”

“Smart work pays best. Trust it.”

“Hard work and dedication.”

And On Failure

“What defines us is how well we rise after falling.”

“It’s not really that much big of a deal – you brush it off and you come back. Defeat is the secret ingredient to success.” 

“Approach everything with an open mind, with a learning mind. You will never stop learning as long as you keep the mind-set that everything works, because everything does work. There’s a time and a place for every single move. If you work on it enough, it will work.” 

“Always look to learn. Learning something new is a great feeling. The feeling of progress.” 

“Nothing good ever comes from worrying or sitting there feeling sorry for yourself… keep positive and keep pushing on and things will turn good.”

“I am cocky in prediction. I am confident in preparation. But I am always humble in victory or defeat.”


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