Great Quotes from Anderson Silva

Life is about how much you can take and keep fighting, how much you can suffer and keep moving forward.

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I love to fight. I love the preparation. I love to learn new things, always overcoming myself.

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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.

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My losses and my victories are in the past. I think of the future. After a fight is over, it’s in the past. I always have to go back to the gym and train to improve in all areas, winning or losing. I think I can always do better next time.

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From the moment that a fight ends, that fight is in the past, win or lose.

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My teaching is my legacy.

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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.

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You can’t give up on your dreams.

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Georges St-Pierre is a good fighter who is proving his place in MMA with every fight.

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God bless Neymar because this boy has changed the lives of kids in Brazil. A lot of children watch him, believe they can be the next Neymar. Sometimes, you have a great opportunity to change and impact the lives of kids.

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Having kids and a relationship at such an early age definitely built up my hunger and perseverance to succeed.

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Past waters don’t move anything. They only create mosquitoes.

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Brazil’s got everything to be a great country for Brazilians and for immigrants.

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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.

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I was really disappointed with the lack of respect from the UFC towards Brazilian athletes.

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I win for long time. I’m champion for long time – for years.

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I love the sport. I love fighting. Fighting is my life.

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I respect my fans.

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I’m always training to fight the best fighters in the world, and if the UFC wants me to fight Georges St-Pierre, then I will fight him.

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I don’t have a problem putting on or cutting weight. I would adapt my training if I’m training for a Light Heavyweight fight by using different techniques and by wearing a weight vest to get used to the extra fighting weight.

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There are many great fighters in the UFC; some of my favorites are Rodrigo Nogueira, Lyoto Machida, and B. J. Penn, but aside from these guys, the UFC has many great fighters in every division.

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

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I would love to fight my clone.

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I’m an athlete who took the sport to another level. I don’t get or ever got the respect from people.

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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.

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I think everyone deserves their place in this sport, and Bisping has been around, and he’s fought hard and deserves to be the champion.

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I respect all the fighters. I respect Jon Jones. I respect Chris Weidman, but I’m here for working.

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I’m not scared of Jon Jones or Chris Weidman or whoever. I’m here to fight. That’s it. It’s simple.

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I respect all the fighters. I respect Georges St-Pierre because Georges has a great story in the UFC. I respect all the fighters in here because this is the biggest sport in the world.

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This is the UFC. UFC has the best fighters in the world. That’s it.

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The moment when I broke my leg, when I realized my leg was broken, I thought my career was over.

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I trained together with Jacare for a long time.

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A lot of people thought I was gay.

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I think I’ve been through all the phases of the sport. I won, I lost, I got injured. Now I get to do what I love, with my truth, without worrying about what people will say or things like that.

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For a long time, I have waited for the opportunity to fight Mr. Roy Jones. This is my personal goal and dream.

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I’m a big fan, and I like the idea of fighting Roy Jones Jr.

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I like to play soccer and paintball. I love paintball.

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I don’t feel that I have to prove anything to anyone as far as what I’ve done in fighting.

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Definitely I feel my kids played a big role in why I was so successful in fighting.

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The thing I always demand is respect. I respect everybody and have a history in the sport, and I believe people need to respect me.

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Unfortunately, the reporters ask the same questions over and over again. When reporters keep asking the same questions, they’ve got to recognize I may hear these questions 20 to 30 times in a matter of days. It gets to the point where I think, ‘Read the other interviews!’

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The only problem with Pride was guys would try to slip through the ropes to escape. But other than that, I love Pride rules.

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Basically, sometimes a reporter will ask a question, and I feel the answers only matter when the questions are relevant.

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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.

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Roy Jones and Muhammad Ali are the inspiration for my style of fighting.

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Roy Jones is different. I like the style and the movement.

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I will be a complete man, a complete athlete, with a fight with Roy Jones Jr.

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I come to fight because I love to fight. It’s my life.

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I proved for a long time how much I’ve given of my heart and of my time to the UFC.

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Fighting, for me, is like skydiving without the parachute.

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I love my job. I go to fight because this is me.

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Nick Diaz is a guy who walks forward, has great boxing skills.

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