33 Conner McGregor Quotes to Get You Pumped for Your Next Workout

I know the feeling. You need to work out, but you just don’t have the motivation. You don’t have the drive to do the lightest weights or meet that daily crunch quota, but you know you have to if you want to reach your goals.

So, you stand outside the gym wishing you were back at home. Then, you wearily drag yourself inside for a halfway decent workout. Not only is this a drag, it usually leads to an ineffective workout. You can actually lose brain power from not working out.

Instead of cutting yourself short because you don’t have any motivation, read a few of these Conner McGregor quotes to get yourself motivated for an insane workout.

Connor McGregor Quotes to Get You Pumped

Conner McGregor Quotes for When You Feel Like Quitting

  1. “Don’t quit. You’re already in pain. You’re already hurt. Get a reward from it.”
  1. “Doubt is only removed by action. If you’re not working, that’s where the doubt comes from.”
  1. “What defines us is how we rise after falling.”
  1. “I didn’t come this far to only come this far.”
  1. “If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.”
  1. “I search for those moments; those moments of fatigue where many will give up. You must find those moments and push through them.”

Conner McGregor Quotes to Motivate You

  1. “Real true hard work. It can’t be stopped. It can’t be denied.”
  1. “We’re not here to take part; we’re here to take over.”
  1. “Excellence is not a skill. Excellence is an attitude.”
  1. “I wish everyone well, but you need to focus on yourself. You need to stop putting your hand out. Everyone wants hand outs. Everyone wants things for free. You’ve got to put in the work. You’ve got to grind. You’ve got to go through the struggle, and you’ve got to get it.”
  1. “Sometimes the truth hurts. It hurts because they have a weakness, and I exploit weakness.”
  1. “There’s no talent here. This is hard work. This is an obsession. Talen does not exist, we are all equals as 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.”
  1. “When you have a vision and you see that vision come true, it really only shows you that anything can happen. You can do it all.”
  1. “It will hurt. It will take time. It will require dedication. It will require willpower. You will need to make healthy decisions. It requires sacrifice. You need to push your body to it’s limits. There will be temptation. But I promise you this; when you reach your goal, it will have been worth it.”
  1. “I didn’t come here to be average.”
  1. “When I say somethings going to happen, it’s going to happen.”
  1. “My success is not the result of arrogance. It’s the result of belief.”
  1. “I was doing fuck all. I was a waster. I got called that a lot. What’s not easy to do, when things are going bad, is visualize the good stuff. That was what I was able to do. I had no real job. I didn’t actually know what I was doing. I was basically just using my imagination. When I started getting focused, that’s when I realized I’m going to make this happen.”
  1. “When I’m in there, I’m just in my zone. What people think about when they’re looking at me, that’s their business. If there is a bit of that, I am fine with it. To each their own.”

Connor McGregor Quotes on Success

  1. “My success isn’t the result of arrogance, it’s the result of belief.”
  1. “You can’t fear success, and I think a lot of people do. I think a lot of people fear the really high heights. But I am not one of those people.”
  1. “Be grateful in everything that you have, and you’ll be successful in everything that you do.”
  1. “I keep having vivid dreams of success. Then it’s time to sleep.”
  1. “It’s not really that much of a big deal, you brush it off and you come back. Defeat is the secret ingredient to success.”
  1. “Every person doubted me. They never understood this part.”
  1. “Failure is not an option for me. Success is all I envision.”
  1. “The only one who can tell you that you can’t win is you, and you don’t have to listen.”

Connor McGregor Quotes to Inspire You

  1. “Keep believing in your ability. Believe in your shot, believe in your move and show up at the gym. It’s a recipe for success that cannot be stopped.”
  1. “Nothing good ever comes from worrying or sitting there feeling sorry for yourself. Keep positive and keep pushing on and things will turn out good.”
  1. “When I say something is going to happen, it’s going to happen.”
  1. “Just last week I was collecting the social welfare. I was in saying to them I don’t know what’s going to happen, like I’m signed to the UFC. Now I suppose I’m going to have to tell them to fuck off!”
  1. “All that matters is how you see yourself.”
  1. “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.”


Conner McGregor is one of the most well-known fighters in the UFC. His stories of coming from nothing into something are true, as are his stories about spending the day at the gym every day to make his dreams come true.

He proved all of his doubters wrong when he made headlines as a part of the UFC. He lived and breathed his dream, and these Conner McGregor quotes will help you do the same thing.

The next time you feel like quitting or not going to the gym, remember these quotes to get you through the door and get your blood pumping. Remember, it’s not talent; it is practice and determination.

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