35 Rocky Balboa Quotes Will Encourage You To Aim High In Life

Rocky Balboa, an underdog boxer who gets his million to one shot at love, self-respect, and the world heavyweight title. Rocky, who works at a meat-packing factory while fighting at a local club. He’s given the chance of a lifetime when the world heavyweight champion. What was primarily planned as a promotional stunt becomes a chance for Rocky to prove himself as a prizefighter. Thrilling scenes of Rocky’s arduous training, including his unforgettable run up the Philadelphia Art Museum steps, are interspersed with a sweet and touching love story between the fighter and his best friend’s shy sister, Adrian. Rocky Balboa quotes will teach you self-discipline and the meaning of hard work.

In the last fight scene, mainly during the close-ups of the fighters, you can clearly see in many shots that the theater seats are empty. About halfway through the movie, Adrian gives Rocky a dog. After that Rocky goes to the meatpacking plant, the dog is with him when he walks in, but he walks out alone and the dog is not seen again in this movie. At the end of the movie when Adrian is climbing into the ring, Rocky turns to her, and for a very short time, you can see the line between the make-up appliance used on his right eye to make him look beat up and the skin of his right cheekbone as well.

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35 Rocky Balboa Quotes

  1. “All I wanna do is go the distance.” Rocky Balboa
  2. “Every champion was once a contender who refused to give up.” Rocky Balboa
  3. “Mick used to say the only difference between a hero and a coward is the hero’s willing to go for it.” Rocky Balboa
  4. “You’re gonna have to go through hell, worse than any nightmare you’ve ever dreamed. But when it’s over, I know you’ll be the one standing. You know what you have to do. Do it.” Rocky Balboa

  5. “I am not the richest, smartest, or most talented person in the world. But I succeed because I keep going and going and going.” Rocky Balboa

  6. “To beat me, he’s gonna have to kill me, and to kill me, he’s gonna have to have the heart to stand in front of me, and to do that, he’s gotta be willing to die himself and I don’t know if he’s ready to do that.” Rocky Balboa
  7. “Nothing’s over ’til it’s over.” Rocky Balboa
  8. “I don’t know if you’re special. Only you’re gonna know that.” Rocky Balboa
  9. “If you know what you’re worth then go out and get what you’re worth. But ya gotta be willing to take the hits, and not pointing fingers saying you ain’t where you wanna be because of him, or her, or anybody!” Rocky Balboa
  10. “There’s a beast inside me.” Rocky Balboa

  11. “Nobody owes nobody nothin’. You owe yourself. Nobody owes nobody nothin’. You owe yourself.” Rocky Balboa
  12. “The toughest opponent you’re ever going to have to face (is in the mirror).” Rocky Balboa
  13. “C’mon, champ hit me in the face! My mom hits harder than you!” Rocky Balboa
  14. “It ain’t about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done!” Rocky Balboa
  15. “That’s the way I’m made.” Rocky Balboa

  16. “Maybe it’s you who ain’t got it no more.” Rocky Balboa
  17. “I stopped thinking the way other people think a long time ago. You gotta think like you think.” Rocky Balboa
  18. “People do because they want to do.” Rocky Balboa
  19. “The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It’s a very mean and nasty place and I don’t care how tough you are it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it.” Rocky Balboa
  20. “Going in one more round when you don’t think you can – that’s what makes all the difference in your life.” Rocky Balboa

  21. “I remember when she was standing there all nervous and shy with that small smile… And all I wanted her to do was trust me… And she did… She did…” Rocky Balboa
  22. “You know they always say, if you live in one place long enough, you are that place.” Rocky Balboa
  23. “I believe there’s an inner power that makes winners or losers. And the winners are the ones who really listen to the truth of their hearts.” Rocky Balboa
  24. “Remember, the mind is your best muscle. Big arms can move rocks, but big words can move mountains.” Rocky Balboa
  25. “If this is something you wanna do, and if this is something you gotta do, then you do it. Fighters fight.” Rocky Balboa

  26. Success is usually the culmination of controlling failure.” Rocky Balboa
  27. “The older I get the more things I gotta leave behind, that’s life.” Rocky Balboa
  28. “You, me or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life.” Rocky Balboa
  29. “I’m pursuing something and nobody looks too happy about it.” Rocky Balboa
  30. “Tomorrow. Let’s do it tomorrow.” Rocky Balboa

  31. “Until you start believing in yourself, you ain’t gonna have a life.” Rocky Balboa
  32. “It’s your right to listen to your gut, it ain’t nobody’s right to say no after you earned the right to be where you want to be and do what you want to do!” Rocky Balboa
  33. “Time takes everybody out. Time is undefeated.” Rocky Balboa
  34. “What’s crazy about standing toe to toe and saying “I am”?” Rocky Balboa
  35. “You can’t learn when you’re talking. That’s a fact of life. As long as you’re talking, you’re not listening.” Rocky Balboa

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