Best Quotes from CM Punk

Sometimes things don’t go your way, but you get up and keep going.

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In pro wrestling, it’s fake. People always get offended by that word. ‘No, we like to say it’s pre-determined.’ For whatever reason, people get angry at ‘fake’; ‘pre-determined’ eases the blow? It’s fake. At the end of the day, it doesn’t really mean anything.

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I hate teaming up with people. Absolutely hate it.

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Success is based on your perspective.

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I get in my own head, and at the end of the day, I’m my biggest critic, and I’m my worst enemy, too.

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I was rich before I had any money. Being rich has nothing to do with anything monetary.

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The do-it-yourself lifestyle is something that I’ve translated into wrestling.

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I’m certainly not a baby kissing, hand slapping, rah rah good guy. I definitely think there’s more of an edge to my character.

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Of course I’m happy with my time in professional wrestling. I met some great people, I met my wife, and I wouldn’t trade it for the world.

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I can be hard on myself, and I can get down on myself.

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I’ve done things, sometimes foolishly misguided, because I wanted to give back to the fans.

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I’m not superstitious about anything in my life – except for playoff hockey. I get really kind of sketchy and weird about it. I don’t like talking about it. I don’t like making predictions.

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I’m a goal-oriented person, and instead of focusing on the past, I’d rather focus on the future.

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Pro wrestling has always been ingrained into American culture. It was one of the first things that was ever on television, so everybody watched it. Countless people tell me, ‘I got into wrestling because my grandfather watched it.’ It was always there.

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The only thing I’ve ever bought with the money I’ve made is my house.

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I don’t like having debts. I don’t like buying anything that I can’t buy in cash.

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Being out there in a high-pressure situation with a live audience and a live TV camera on you, it brings something out.

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I think everyone’s dream is to do nothing.

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I think smartphones need to send an electrical shock to a user when they get their your/you’re mixed up.

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There are always going to be detractors who will say I don’t look like I’ll be able to hang with Brock Lesnar. But Brock’s a freak of nature, and I don’t know anybody who looks like they can ‘hang’ with Brock Lesnar. But anyone can be choked out in seven seconds.

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I think everybody is always selling me short, and then I always prove them wrong.

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I’ve shattered every negative stereotype people had about me.

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There’s only one thing people love more than their heroes, and that’s stomping them into the ground.

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I love the sport, and I have for a long time. I’d stay up late and watch the Pride New Year’s Eve shows. I watch all the UFC pay-per-views. I’m a fan. I love this stuff.

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WWE doesn’t do anything to protect the wrestlers; they do things to protect themselves.

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I understand people want to see me get knocked out.

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I’m never concerned about my beliefs hurting me in any way. I’d rather lose a job than have to lie.

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There’s a lot of guys in pro wrestling that just kind of have this MMA fantasy, and they never act on it. I’m acting on it. I don’t want to be one of those guys who sits there and goes, ‘I could have done that or I should have done that.’

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I grew up a wrestling fan, so to be doing what my ‘heroes’ were doing when I was a kid, it’s fun. I have fun out there.

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Black cats cross my path all the time. I’ll break a mirror. I have no regard for superstition.

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I set goals, and I like to reach them and accomplish new things.

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Doing the same old thing every day, week in and week out, it gets boring. I’m all about new challenges, new opponents.

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I have a Wii at home that I mainly play ‘Punch-Out!’ on.

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There’s such a wide demographic who watches the WWE. And everybody’s into something different.

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I think you could split my fans up just like any other guy’s fans. Some of them are cool, and some of them are obnoxious. But it’s the variety that makes it great.

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Something I’m completely not open to is remaking movies.

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No one wants to get beat up in front of the world.

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When someone else is making money off of you and using your body, you need to step off the carousel.

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There was a long time in my professional life that I was not happy, and there was nothing anyone else could have done to make me happy. There was a big stretch where I was very sick, and I was very hurt. Those charged with taking care of my health and well-being weren’t very good at their jobs. Or maybe they were too good at their jobs.

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Straight edge is everything about a personal decision to not live my life under the influence or not being aware. I pretty much don’t like anything that alters my view of reality or my perception or my grasp.

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Punk rock and straight edge will always be married together. As far as me integrating that with wrestling, I learned a lot from punk rock.

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To be ECW champion is something that I take very, very seriously.

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Everybody knows how to throw a punch. Not correctly – he or she might not know how to turn the wrist or know what part of the hand to hit with. But humans instinctively know to fight, whether they bite or claw or pull hair. It’s an instinct.

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I’ve kind of gotten mad over the years, reading different Punisher stories and seeing multiple Punisher movies. Nobody gets the character right.

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To me, Punisher is pretty black and white. He’s very simple, and at the same time, he’s very complex. I don’t know why I think I understand the guy, but I feel I do.

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Inside and outside of the ring, what you see is what you get. I’m CM Punk. I’m not trying to be something I’m not. I’m not trying to lie to the people or be fake. I’m not trying to be some crazy, outlandish character.

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Everything I say, it comes from the heart. It’s all real.

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I remember always loving the bad guy Shawn Michaels. Everyone else always hated when he played the bad guy, but there was just something about that character I connected with.

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I don’t smoke. I don’t drink. I don’t use drugs. That may be boring for some people, but that’s just me. That’s how I live my life.

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Contrary to popular belief, I do occasionally get to watch TNA, mostly on fast forward, but Bobby Roode is one of the guys… solid, solid guy.

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I have a special place in my heart for the Straight Edge Society. Never reached its full potential.

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I like winning or losing, failing or succeeding on my own merit.

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