Words matter. These are the best Arn Anderson Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I was big enough, strong enough, knowledgeable enough, to have a successful career without being the top top guy.
To have a match that’s an hour and 15 minutes or whatever it can be, it takes a lot of brilliant minds. Jamie Noble’s one of those brilliant minds that never gets credit. Dean Malenko was one of those guys that never gets credit.
The biggest mistake I would tell any young guy in this business is a guy playing a character. If you are you being you and the more you take being you down, the worse it is. You have to take the real you and make it a little louder, colorful and intelligent, it’s hard to screw up being you.
You can take 200 people in a crowd of 10,000 and if they choose to be heard, they sound very loud. I’m talking fans scattered around the arena – if they’re chanting the same thing, 200 people can make a lot of noise.
Bobby Heenan is the single funniest man that God ever put on this earth.
For those of us that can do it, do something nice for a stranger. Do something nice for a family member.
I knew the Undertaker from day one when he was with WCW, ’til he moved to the WWF. I used to sit there with my chin on the ground when a guy that size would walk that top rope. It was unbelievable stuff that the guy can do.
If you continually lose the big one, people look at you as being a loser.
I think guys are burning the business out by doing all this high impact stuff because once you use it as just a high spot, that’s all it will ever be afterwards.
Shawn Michaels was around a long time before they cut him out and put him in the singles spotlight.
A lot of the time, it’s hard to put your thoughts into what you’re watching when someone is screaming in your headset.
Give credence to everyone’s point of view.
I think we go overboard with a lot of those politically correct no-no’s.
I’m Arn Anderson, and I’d be damned if I’m going to coach a loser.
When Miz was wrestling Cena I just know that there were a lot of guys that felt like they should’ve been in that spot. If you didn’t want to be in that spot, somethings wrong with you.
I was fortunate enough to work with WWE for 18 years. Certainly that provided my family and myself with a nice living, and I have no regrets.
Brock Lesnar got over on the fact that if he hit one F5, you were beat.
Now, I’m a religious guy.
You always have to have new. You have to keep feeding the audience’s appetite for new faces and new talent.
I can respect somebody that can do something I know without a shadow of a doubt, even if you backed up $5 million in front of me, I could not do that.
I enjoyed my time in the ring pretty much every single time I went out there because I knew that I had someway, somehow been blessed and actually got to do what I envisioned doing as a child, and now it had come to fruition.
Bobby Roode looks like a million dollars, great head on his shoulders for the business.
Cesaro, and I’ve always thought this ever since I saw complete matches and work with guys and be able to do all of the things that he does and you see pretty much all of it in a 15-20 minute extravaganza, I think he’s special.
I don’t think Hulk Hogan has been Terry Bollea for a long, long time. I think he’s been Hulk Hogan.
Brock has always been the smartest guy in this business at self promotion, knowing what he’s worth, knowing what he wants and what he brings to the table.
You never put the title on somebody to get them over. What you do is you take your championship and put it on the guy that’s the most over, that’s the reason, because that guy is ready to draw you money.
Hulk is Hulk 24 hours a day, Ric Flair is Ric Flair 24 hours a day. There are some guys that no matter what environment they’re in or what the scenario is, they’re that guy because they really are that guy.
I’ve often said the Undertaker is probably the guy who is at least as most respected as anybody who’s ever been in the business. He is a locker room leader. He goes out and leads by example and he works hurt and guts it out and toughs it out.
WrestleMania will never be sold on one match. It just won’t. One match will not draw a house these days. It’s hard to draw a house at a live event with just a single main event and nothing underneath it.
I think Lesnar is one of those rare beats that only come along every 15-20 years, even if that and he’s just an animal.
In the business, you’re lucky if when you’re done you can look on your hand and count the number of true friends you have on one hand. If you can do that, if you have five friends that you can really call friends, you’ve had a successful career.
I didn’t want to be fireman. I didn’t want to be a doctor, or a lawyer, or president. I didn’t want to be any of those things the kids go through when they’re young and growing up, and, ‘Hey, I want to do this.’
You got to win the big one.
I figured out pretty quickly, as long as you stay employed and make pretty good money, you don’t have to make that top top money for a couple, three years, like a lot of guys then disappear. You’ll still do okay.
He lived it 100 percent. He had the watch. He had the wardrobe. He drove the Mercedes. He lived the lifestyle of a Horsemen, and it was one of those things that you knew when Tully Blanchard came through the curtain, you were looking at a professional. And he believed that his crap didn’t stink.
When you try and flip a guy from heel to baby face, the audience gets confused.
A wise man has to know his limitations. I figured that out pretty quickly.
If I was the guy, I believe, that was going to stalk anybody, it certainly wouldn’t be in a building full of wrestlers.
Familiarity doesn’t always breed contempt. Sometimes familiarity is just cool.
Everybody can’t be a steamroller, everybody can’t be a body guy, everybody can’t be a world class technician. But if you’ve got some of that stuff, you can be around for a long time.
I’ve been in the ring with some great workers, but anything that I can’t see that’s behind me – I wasn’t a big fan of german suplexes or this buckle bomb because you can’t see where you are in the air.
I always get the fathers and the younger grandpas coming up to me and telling me how much they loved me even though I was a bad guy for most of my run. But the most gratifying thing to me is when I have the young guys who cheer for John Cena come up to me and tell me how cool I am.
WrestleMania has to have 7 or 8 matches that have value in order to sell that show because people are coming from around the world to see it. When you sell 100,000 tickets, that’s not based on one match. There’s a lot of interest in a lot of matches.
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
The reality is, Brock Lesnar is just an animal, he’s a machine.