56 Best Motivational Quotes by Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock to Make Your Day

Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock is one of the famous wrestlers who entertained us in the WWE ring with his charismatic look and speeches and was called People’s Champions. He ruled the WWE ring with multiple world championships till 2002 before starting his career in Hollywood.

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In the Hollywood industry with his work ethic and hard work, he achieved great success and went on to become one of the highest-paid actors in the world.

His life path is not an easy one, he struggled to meet his daily needs during his childhood and was evicted from his childhood home along with his mother. But his hunger for success and dedication took him to the person we see on the screen.

Let’s look at some of

Dwayne Johnson “The Rock” Quotes on Hard Work, Learning, Success


1. You don’t need directions, just point yourself to the top and go.


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2. The first step to achieving your goal is to take a moment to respect your goal. Know what it means to you to achieve it.

3. All successes begin with Self-Discipline. It starts with you.


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4. The Rock Quotes on Hard Times from the Past

I like to use the hard times in the past to motivate me today.


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5. Let your actions do your talking for you.

6. Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.

7. I Don’t Know Anything

The one thing that I keep learning over and over again is that I don’t know nothing. I mean, that’s my life lesson.


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8. I knew credibility would come only in time and through earnest performances.

9. Wake up determined. Go to bed satisfied.

10. Success isn’t overnight. It’s when every day you get a little better than the day before. It all adds up.

11. If something stands between you and your success – move it. Never be denied.


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12. Don’t be afraid to be ambitious about your goals. Hard work never stops. Neither should your dreams.

13. Don’t focus on the pain. Focus on the progress.


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14. You either play the game or let the game play you.

15. Blood, sweat, and respect. First two you give. Last one you earn.


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16. We do Today

We do today what they won’t, so tomorrow we accomplish what they can’t.


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17. I’ve never gone wrong trusting my gut.

18. My goal was never to be the loudest or the craziest. It was to be the most entertaining.


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19. If you tell me there’s something I can’t do, I’ll want to do it even more. Especially when it comes to entertaining.

20. Around every corner, always protect the engine that powers you.

21. I’m always asked, ‘What’s the secret to success?’ But there are no secrets. Be humble. Be hungry. And always be the hardest worker in the room.

22. Don’t find an Excuse

If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.


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23. Vision, guts, and enthusiasm. Three qualities I feel you always gotta have to have a shot at success.

24. It’s the philosophies of being an athlete that carry me today.

25. When life puts you in touchy situations, don’t say “Why Me?” Just say “Try Me.

26. It’s you vs. you.


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27. The Rock Quotes on Changing the Way

I never want to just play in the game, I want to change the way the game is played.

28. There are definitely people who disagree with certain creative decisions you make. Pleasing everyone is pretty hard.

29. Life is anything but predictable.

30. I found that with depression, one of the most important things you could realize is that you’re not alone.

31. Not only do I think being nice and kind is easy but being kind, in my opinion, is important.

32. Attitude and enthusiasm play a big part in my life. I get excited about the things that inspire me. I also believe in laughing and having a good time.

33. Check your ego at the door. The ego can be a great success inhibitor. It can kill opportunities, and it can kill success.


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34. You’ve got to keep your finger on the pulse of what your audience is thinking, and know what they’ll accept from you.

35. With drive and a bit of talent, you can move mountains. I know. I’ve done it.

36. Think back 5 years ago. Think of where you’re at today. Think ahead 5 years and what you want to accomplish. Be Unstoppable.

37. Do not go gentle — cause that rent is always due.

38. The Rock quotes on Focus and Effort

Success at anything will always come down to this: focus and effort. And we control both.

39. There is no substitute for hard work. Always be humble and hungry.

40. Grind Hard, Shine Hard.

41. Dwayne Johnson Quotes on Most Powerful Thing

The single most powerful thing I can be is to be myself.


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42. Wrestling was like stand-up comedy for me.

43. WWE is a space where I thrived, and I loved, and I still do. I love connecting with an audience; that is the greatest thing about going back to WWE.

44. Football changed my life and it gave me a platform to get out my aggression and it gave me a sense of value.

45. My mom cleaned toilets for a long time, and she’d seen a lot of terrible things, but she was still the strength of our family. And there are women like that all across the country – all around the world – who show that type of fortitude.

46. The Rocks Quotes on Opportunities

When you walk up to opportunities door, don’t knock it. Kick that b*tch in, smile and introduce yourself.


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47. In 1995 I had $7 bucks in my pocket and knew two things: I’m broke as hell and one day I won’t be.

48. Sometimes you find success and sometimes you don’t, but my satisfaction is knowing I’ll always control my effort with my own two hands.

49. Push for Greater Things

Unapologetically push for greater and always disrupt expectations.

50. Being a true badass has no weight or gender requirement — just 100% commitment to greatness.

51. My work, my goal, my life, it’s like a treadmill. And there’s no stop-button on my treadmill. Once I get on, I just keep going.

52. The men I idolized built their bodies and became somebody – like Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger – and I thought, ‘That can be me.’ So I started working out. The funny thing is I didn’t realize back then that I was having a defining moment.

53. I’ve learned never to say never.

54. The wall! Your success is on the other side. Can’t jump over it or go around it. You know what to do.


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55. I’ll never, ever be full. I’ll always be hungry. Obviously, I’m not talking about food. Growing up, I had nothing for such a long time. Someone told me a long time ago, and I’ve never forgotten it, ‘Once you’ve ever been hungry, really, really hungry, then you’ll never, ever be full.

56. Training for me is a metaphor for life, period. The dedication, the determination, the desire, the work ethic, the great successes, and the great failures – I take that into life.

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