Top 55 Tough Guy Quotes

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I just don't see where Chris Weidman is going to threat

I just don’t see where Chris Weidman is going to threaten me. He’s a tough guy, but I’m better on my feet, better on the ground. He’s not going to threaten me with his wrestling.
Luke Rockhold
Tough guy Spike was always the funnest, but I’m most proud of the more recent stuff, the last season, I think.
James Marsters
Salah is a tough guy. Always calm and strong, with the mentality of a hard worker. I’ll never forget his training sessions: very high rhythm, pushed like a madman, you watched him in amazement.
I know the first seven years of my career I thought I had to be this big tough guy. But in a world where you have guys taller and bigger, that role was already filled.
Big E
I’m not always ‘Dominick Cruz, Tough Guy.’ Depression runs in my bloodline.
Dominick Cruz
I’m good when I’ve got a bit of an edge, like the Clint Eastwood type of archetypal character. The tough guy that doesn’t say a lot.
Scott Adkins
But I’m not a tough guy or a street fighter for real. I’m just an actor.
Channing Tatum
I don’t like to risk – I’m actually not a tough guy at all, make no mistake about it, so I’m not going to do something that I’m scared of. So, if something looks dangerous, at the time I didn’t think it was, because I’m the first person to cower away from a risk of injury if there seems to be one.
Kenny Omega
Listen man, Andrei Arlovski is a tough guy, but he hasn’t fought the caliber of opponents I’ve been fighting.
Stipe Miocic
I always felt Harrison Ford looked like he’s about to shoot himself when he’s carrying his own gun. He always looked afraid; he’s not just this tough guy, you know?
Morten Tyldum
I don’t know how to put on any tough guy pretensions.
Anson Mount
Sinatra, here’s a guy who plays a tough guy in all his movies, but was allowed to be vulnerable when he stepped up to the microphone.
Michael Bolton
Gabriel Gonzaga is a very solid fighter, and I’ve seen some of his fights. He’s a tough guy.
Mirko Cro Cop
My background has made me the person I am today. It’s made me a mentally and physically tough guy.
Teddy Bridgewater
I ended up moving up to lightweight, which I didn’t want, and fought a really tough guy, Will Brooks, and beat him like nothing.
Charles Oliveira
The policeman must be a minister, a social worker, a diplomat, a tough guy, and a gentleman. And, of course, he’d have to be a genius… For he will have to feed a family on a policeman’s salary.
Paul Harvey
Dennis Siver, he’s a tough guy.
B. J. Penn
I’m a big boy, and I’m a tough guy.
Ken Harrelson
It’s easy to be a tough guy when no one’s going to come knocking on your door.
Pete Hamill
It’s weird: I don’t see myself as a tough guy.
Joel Edgerton
There is a tendency in the media to simplify me to the point that I am somehow a tough guy. I think there is a lot more to me.
Roger Ailes
I didn’t try to be a tough guy. I didn’t try to be a big mobster. I was who I was. I didn’t stop doing what I normally did. I worked out. I lifted weights. I ran. That’s what I usually did.
Joseph D. Pistone
I don’t want to be remembered as just some tough guy who could take punches.
Mark Hunt
Hydration is everything. Think of this: your muscles are 70-plus percent water – how are you not drinking water during a workout? I get the whole, ‘Let’s challenge ourselves; let’s do that prison, tough guy thing,’ but at the end of the day, you’re underperforming.
Gunnar Peterson
A tough guy, to me, stands for something, and he’s not afraid to get a beating.
Frank Grillo
Eddie Alvarez, man, he’s a tough guy.
Rafael dos Anjos
Dad’s such a tough guy.
Neil Bush
My dad was a Marine. He was one of the Montford Point Marines. Those are the equivalent of the Tuskegee Airmen for Marines. He’s a tough, tough guy.
Larry Elder
I’ve never been a bad guy – never acted like a tough guy.
Gennady Golovkin
Pat Curran is a very tough guy to fight. He has a very good chin. I gave him five knockdowns and he survived.
Patricio Freire
I just tried to go out there and play with attitude, doing what I was supposed to do and knowing my role on the team. Doing what my team expected me to do every night, not just once a week. It was all about work and I was just a tough guy who would knock somebody down.
Charles Oakley
I think Matt Mitrione is a super tough guy, very athlet

I think Matt Mitrione is a super tough guy, very athletic but I think that I’d probably get more pay-per-view buys if I fought Fedor.
Frank Mir
My dad was a tough man. I think that would be putting it mildly. Short on praise, short on communications. Long on leading by example. Lots of integrity, and lots of passion for things. But he was a tough guy.
Brian France
One night I went over to get some dope from some Hollywood tough guy. After I left, my son Scott, who was only fifteen, went over with a baseball bat to kill him. I was laughing out of one eye and crying out of the other. I thought, Who am I kidding?
James Caan
Our dad was an iron worker, a really tough guy. He raised us to be strong and stand up for ourselves. Whatever we want, we go and get it. Sometimes, you have to take it.
Baron Corbin
A fighter walks in the room and people are like ‘oooo’ because everyone is trying to be a tough guy.
Israel Adesanya
I played soccer my whole life. I’m kind of a heavier person, and whenever you kick and punt, no matter how limited an activity it is, my brain and shoulders are going to be OK because I didn’t play a tough guy position, but my knees took a lot of wear and tear from the kicking.
Pat McAfee
My father was this big, tough guy, almost heroic in proportion to me as a child. It was only later that I saw how fearful he was.
John Burnside
I’m a tough guy. I’m ready to battle with anybody.
Markieff Morris
My mom used to say that I became a fighter and a scrapper and a tough guy to protect who I am at my core.
Vin Diesel
I may seem a tough guy, but I’m also very sentimental.
Alvin Leung
I made a good living being a tough guy on TV, but I’d rather laugh and joke all day long than try to be a tough guy.
Stone Cold Steve Austin
Humility is a very tough thing to have, especially when you’re a tough guy.
Mariette Hartley
I’m a pretty tough guy, you know. I’m a pretty hard man. I’ve got a lot of compassion, but I don’t waste time with people.
Anthony Hopkins
A studio gangster dupes people into believing he’s a tough guy, but in reality he’s the former student body president and member of the National Honor Society. Once Vanilla Ice was fingered as a studio gangster, his career was over. Thank God.
Jemele Hill
I’m not a tough guy. I’m just delivering the truth and only the truth and if you can’t deal with it, too bad.
Kevin O’Leary
My dad was a big grinder, a tough guy. I inherited that from him.
Brad Marchand
Peter is an old friend. I’m heartbroken, but he’s also a tough guy. I’m counting on him getting through this very difficult passage.
Tom Brokaw
My father was a Marine who fought in the Pacific in WW II. He was a very tough guy, but after the war, he lived his life in a quiet and reserved manner because he had nothing to prove. I know now that he internalized his war experience.
George Pelecanos
I left the UFC after the fight with Ortiz. Tito was the last super tough guy as I had already handled all of the other guys quite handily.
Frank Shamrock
Chris Weidman is a tough guy; he’s well rounded. He’s known for being a wrestler. He’s very good on the ground. He can knock people out standing up.
Lyoto Machida
A common misperception of me is… that I am a tough, rough northerner, which I suppose I am really. But I’m pretty mild-mannered most of the time. It’s the parts that you play I guess. I don’t mind it. I’m not a tough guy. I’d like to act as a fair, easy-going, kind man at some point.
Sean Bean
I’m tough when I have to be, tender when I should be. When you find a really tough guy, he’s not a predator. He doesn’t have to prove himself. Guys who have to pretend to be tough, they ain’t. I’m tough.
Mr. T
Bisping is a tough guy. You can’t write him off. He’s good at everything. He’s been able to beat some of the top guys out there because he can expose their weaknesses.
Luke Rockhold
Sulecki was a tough guy. He wasn’t taking no for an answer. He came to fight, though, and I did what I had to do, and that’s look pretty. Tall, black, handsome.
Demetrius Andrade