44 Conor McGregor Quotes on Mindset & Success

Conor McGregor is an Irish mixed martial artist who has quickly climbed the ranks within the UFC to become the first ever two-weight champion. He is famous for talking the talk, and then walking the walk and is quickly becoming the biggest name in sports and entertainment.

McGregor’s rise to success has been nothing short of spectacular, going from collecting welfare cheques to becoming one of the highest paid athletes in the world in just four years. It is estimated he will earn $100m for his upcoming fight with Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather.

44 Conor McGregor Quotes

  1. “There’s no talent here, this is hard work. This is an obsession. Talent does not exist, we are all equal as human beings. You could be anyone, if you put in the time, you will reach the top, and that’s that. I’m not talented. I am obsessed.” – Conor McGregor
  2. “The more you seek the uncomfortable, the more you will become comfortable.” – Conor McGregor
  3. “At the end of the day you gotta feel some way. So why not feel unbeatable? Why not feel untouchable? Why not feel like the best to ever do it?” – Conor McGregor
  4. “Nothing good ever comes from worrying or sitting there feeling sorry for yourself…Keep positive and keep pushing on and things will turn good.” – Conor McGregor
  5. “Doubt is only removed by action. If you’re not working then that’s where doubt comes in.” – Conor McGregor
  6. “All that matters is how you see yourself.” – Conor McGregor
  7. “Excellence is not a skill. Excellence is an attitude.” – Conor McGregor
  8. “Failure is not an option for me. Success is all I envision.” – Conor McGregor
  9. “Approach everything with an open mind, with a learning mind.” – Conor McGregor
  10. “Be grateful with everything you have and you will be successful in everything you do.” – Conor McGregor
  11. “My success isn’t a result of arrogance – it’s a result of belief.” – Conor McGregor
  12. “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…I’m not like that. I’m going for it.” – Conor McGregor
  13. “Winners focus on winning. Losers focus on winners.” – Conor McGregor
  14. “Smart work pays best.” – Conor McGregor
  15. “I am cocky in prediction. I am confident in preparation. But I am always humble in victory or defeat.” – Conor McGregor
  16. “What defines us is how well we rise after falling.” – Conor McGregor
  17. “Always look to learn. Learning something new is a great feeling. The feeling of progress.” – Conor McGregor
  18. “I’m not going to get somewhere and say, ‘OK, I’m done.’ Success is never final. I’ll just keep on going. The same way as failure never being fatal. Just keep going. I’m going to the stars and then past them.” – Conor McGregor
  19. “I take inspiration from everyone and everything. I’m inspired by current champions, former champions, true competitors, people dedicated to their dream, hard workers, dreamers, believers, achievers.” – Conor McGregor
  20. “I don’t feel pressure in a negative way. I like pressure. I feel excitement and calm at the same time. No pressure, no diamonds. I want pressure. Pressure creates drama, creates emotion.” – Conor McGregor
  21. “Life is about growing and improving and getting better.” – Conor McGregor
  22. “Why go through life if you’re not going to challenge yourself?” – Conor McGregor
  23. “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.” – Conor McGregor
  24. “I am not afraid of saying something and going and pursuing it. That’s it. I see it in my mind. I say it out loud. I go and do it.” – Conor McGregor
  25. “Any top-level athlete, it’s always the same. There’s always that hint of arrogance there…It’s hard to be humble when you’re the best.” – Conor McGregor
  26. “Everything I’ve been thinking, every vision, even down to every shot I throw, it just ends up here in reality. Whether it was in a fight and how to react or whether it was in a stadium with screaming fans or whether I was in a fancy car or the best clothes ever, I always put myself somewhere.” – Conor McGregor
  27. “What someone else does or doesn’t do has no effect on me and what I do.” – Conor McGregor
  28. “I believe in believing. My coach John Kavanagh is a big atheist, and he is always trying to persuade people to his way of thinking, and I think, ‘What a waste of energy.’ If people want to believe in this god or that god, that’s fine by me; believe away. But I think we can be our own gods. I believe in myself.” – Conor McGregor
  29. “To do anything to a high level, it has to be a total obsession.” – Conor McGregor
  30. “I enjoy competition. I enjoy challenges. If a challenge is in front of me and it appeals to me, I will go ahead and conquer it.” – Conor McGregor
  31. “Appreciate your surroundings and be grateful for it and that’s when good things happen.” – Conor McGregor
  32. “I believe in myself so much that nothing’s going to stop me.” – Conor McGregor
  33. “Successful human beings do not celebrate the misfortune and adversity of others.” – Conor McGregor
  34. “I didn’t come here to be average.” – Conor McGregor
  35. “Act the way you want to become and then before you know it, it just happens.” – Conor McGregor
  36. “I’m definitely on the pursuit of perfection. I will always be learning.” – Conor McGregor
  37. “It’s a beautiful feeling when preparation meets opportunity.” – Conor McGregor
  38. “You can achieve anything. Nothing is impossible.” – Conor McGregor
  39. “You can have anything you want if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish, if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.” – Conor McGregor
  40. “I always visualized good things. I always visualized victory, success, abundance. I visualized it all, and it’s all happening.” – Conor McGregor
  41. “I saw myself as the champ from day one, before I even started training, I always saw myself as the champ. That’s how I see myself. I visualize myself already there. I visualize everything.” – Conor McGregor
  42. “You are whatever you tell yourself you are.” – Conor McGregor
  43. “I dreamt this so much, so clearly, so precisely and so frequently that it has manifested itself into reality…It’s a dream come true.” – Conor McGregor
  44. “If you have a clear picture in your head that something is going to happen, and a clear belief that it will happen no matter what, then nothing can stop it. It is destined to happen.” – Conor McGregor

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