40 Macho Man Quotes That Show Why Randy Savage Is THE Man

Sometimes I find inspiration in the most peculiar places and people. That’s why my friends often think I’m messing around when I quote Randy “Macho Man” Savage. But the truth is that I’m dead serious and not in the least embarrassed about it. I even made a list of Macho Man quotes that lift me up and make me laugh.

Don’t get me wrong, I’m neither a fan nor a connoisseur of professional wrestling. However, there is something about Randy Savage that I appreciate. Undoubtedly, one has to salute his successes in the ring. But more than that, he has an aura of authenticity, honesty, and passion for life that deserves a shout out.

I won’t go into details about life, although it was an extraordinary journey. What’s more important is the truth that he speaks. Please, read without prejudice!

40 Macho Man Quotes That Prove How Awesome Randy Savage Was

Macho Man Quotes on Sports and Wrestling

#1. “Every sport has its own cast of characters.”

#2. “There are no tough guys in wrestling.”

#3. “Wrestling is a fraternity, and the boys will work their butts off for you as long as you respect them and don’t lie.”

Macho Man Quotes on Competition

#4. “Hulkamania is like a single grain of sand in the Sahara desert that is Macho Madness.” (about on and off archnemesis Hulk Hogan)

#5. “You can’t let anyone walk all over you or everybody will walk all over you.”

#6. “Yeah what were you doing at Wrestlemania? Ohhhh yeeeeah I’d like to know. You weren’t there to gloat were you? No I guess you weren’t.”

#7. “You will eat my rear rockets and like it! Ohhhh yeahhh!”

#8. “Hey, freakshow! You’re goin’ NOWHERE! I got’cha for three minutes! Three minutes of playtime!”

#9. “Dusty Rhodes, do you think you’re what our forefathers were thinking about when they thought up the American Dream? Ooooh, yeah, I don’t think so.” (to Dusty Rhodes, before Wrestlemania)

Macho Man on Himself

#10. “From wrestling to my hip-hop thing, I’ve just been able to do so much and meet so many crazy characters.” (on his attempts to become a rapper)

#11. “All I care about is that people are being entertained. It’s not about being the world champion [in wrestling], it’s about exciting the people. If you walk away entertained, then I did my job, and that’s all I care about.”

#12. “I’ve been in the danger zone”

#13. “Let me tell you now a man of my position can afford to look ridiculous at any time.”

#14. “I’ve been loving music all my life.”

#15. “I’m the Macho Man Randy Savage and I’m the World Wrestling Federation Champion and YOU’RE NOT.”

Randy Just Being Awesome

#16. “I’m the tower of power, too sweet to be sour. I’m funky like a monkey. Sky’s the limit and space is the place!”

#17. “The madness is runnin’ wild!”

#18. “The match the whole world, Jupiter, Saturn , Venus… Or anywhere else is waiting for.”

#19. “Ten thousand years as Intercontinental Champion, Oooooh yeeeah!”

#20. “Snap into a Slim Jim!”

#21. “I say I’m a million percent. That is better than a hundred percent!”

#22. “Macho Madness is coming at ya!”

Macho Man’s Soft Side

#23. “I’ve got something to say to zillions of people all around the world! And I’ve got something to say to Elizabeth! Elizabeth…. I LOVE YOU!” ( to Elizabeth Hullet, live in a ring)

#24. “Elizabeth…Elizabeth…will you marry me?” (proposing to Elizabeth Hullet, live in a ring)

#25. “Thirty-six years ago, Lynn and I met on Lido Beach. I feel so fortunate that I had a second chance to marry my first love, here where it all began.” (on marrying his second wife and childhood sweetheart Barbara Lynn Payne)

#26. “I want you to do it. If anything happens, I want you to do the same thing with my ashes, the same way, the same place. If it’s good enough for Hercules, it’s good enough for me.” (to his brother Lanny when they were pouring the ashes of his beloved dog Hercules)

#27. “I don’t want my dad to have a heartbeat with no pulse. Let him go.” (standing next to his father’s deathbed)

Life’s Simple Truths By Randy Savage

#28. “Expect the unexpected in the kingdom of madness!”

#29. “Love it, or leave it.”

#30. “The same fire the Dragon breathes. He shall burn by.”

#31. “Oh yeah? Rules? Well rules were made to be broken. AND YOUR NECK COULD BE BROKEN!”

#32. “What can I say about this move? Nothing so I won’t.”

#33. “What a great way to see all of our legacies live on, through the video games.”

#34. “Just because someone acts a certain way on TV, that doesn’t mean he’s like that in real life.”

#35. “Best there is… past, present and future! Ohhhhh yeahhhh!”

#36. “Being a wrestler is like walking on the treadmill of life. You get off it and it just keeps going.”

#37. “Too hot to handle, too cold to hold!”

The Last Quotes of Macho Man

#38. “I have no regrets.” (when asked about wrestling as a career choice)

#39. “I handled it like Martin Luther King, and I should have handled it like Malcolm X. By any means necessary.”

#40. “I can’t believe how you survived the business and I didn’t. Every inch of me aches.” (to his brother Lanny on the state of his body)


It may seem odd to look for wisdom among pro-wrestlers, but Randy Savage was so much more. He was the king of the ring, a true professional, and an outstanding human being.

People tend to raise their brows when I mention him in a conversation. My answer is often a paraphrase of a great quote from another vivid character — Oscar Wilde. He advised us not to judge the quality of advice by the person giving it.

Life is beautifully unpredictable and we should embrace that. After all, Macho Man quotes prove that he certainly did, and what an astonishing life he led!

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