Carlson Gracie Quotes

Who is Carlson Gracie?

Carlson Gracie was one of the most influential practitioners of Brazilian jiu-jitsu.

Born August 13, 1932
Died February 01, 2006

Books by Carlson Gracie


Best 9 Quotes by Carlson Gracie

“Always enter like a kitten and leave like a lion. But never enter like a lion and leave like a kitten. Always be humble.”

Carlson Gracie

“Be too big to feel unrest, too noble to feel anger, too strong to feel fear, and too happy to tumble in adversity.”

Carlson Gracie

“If you can not win, make the enemy pay a steep price for victory.”

Carlson Gracie

“If you want to be a champion, remember this: Lions walk with lions, hyenas with hyenas and elephants with elephants. They don’t walk together.”

Carlson Gracie

“If you want to be a lion, you must train with lions.”

Carlson Gracie

“Never hesitate when a challenge comes. Just do it.”

Carlson Gracie

“Punch a black belt in the face, he becomes a brown belt. Punch him again, purple…”

Carlson Gracie

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“There is no losing in jiu jitsu. You either win or you learn.”

Carlson Gracie

“There is no reward without sacrifice.”

Carlson Gracie

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