Indeed, even the notice of the words ‘Eye Of The Tiger’ helps one to remember the greatness the world has seen on account of an amazing character called Rocky Balboa. Ain’t no one can deny the splendor of the Rocky movies. Because apart from absolute cinematic genius, through them, Sylvester Stallone presented to us a contender with a genuinely endearing personality.

Here are 23 of the best Rocky Balboa quotes that show us how to be simply be the best version of ourself.


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 kness and keep you there permanently if you let it.


Life's not about  how hard of a hit  you can give. It's  about how many  you can take, and still keep moving  forward.


Nobody owes nobody nothin'. You owe  yourself.


Going in one more round when you don't think you can - that's what makes all the difference in your life.


If you're willing to  go through all the  battling you got to go through to get where you want to get,  who's got the right to stop you?


If really don't matter if I lose this fight. If really don't matter if this guy opens my head, either. 'Cause all I wanna do is go the distance.


Every champion  was once a  contender who refused to  give up.


Now if you know  what you're worth  then go out and get what  you're worth.


Until you start  believing in yourself, you ain't gonna  have a life.


To beat me, he's going to have to kill me.He's gonna have to have the heart to stand in front of me and to do that, he's got to be willing to die himself.


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


You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life.


You 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!


Time takes  everybody  out. Time's  undefeated.


One step at a time. One punch at a time. One round at a time.


[Pointing toward Adonis' reflection in the mirror] That's the toughtest  opponent you're ever going to have to face.


You can't learn anything when  you're talking. That's  a fact of life. As long  as you're talking, you're not listening.


Remember, the mind is your best muscle. Big arms can move rocks, but big words can move mountains.


Every once in a while a person comes along who defies the odds, who defies logic, and fulfills an incredible dream.


You're gonna have  to go through hell, worse than any  nightmare you're ever dreamed. But when it's over, I  know you'll be the one standing.  You know. what you have to do. Do it.


Ya know they always say if you live in one place long enough, you are that place.


I don't know if you're special. Only you're going to know that.


Bring back everything  that's ever hurt you.  All the pain you've had  inside. Everything that held  you back. Put it in both  fists and I want you to  drive 'em through his  body. And I promise  you his head will fall.