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Joe Rogan Quotes

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Joe Rogan quotes: stand up comic, UFC commentator, drug dabbler, and the guy who made podcasting cool, here are Joe Rogan’s best quotes.

“Greatness and madness are next door neighbors and they often borrow each other’s sugar.”

“A lot of times, you beat a person who beat a person who can beat you.  I mean, it doesn’t make any sense.”

“Be cool to people.  Be nice to as many people as you can.  Smile to as many people as you can, and have them smile back at you.”

“Life is strange.  You keep moving and keep moving.  Before you know it, you look back and think, ‘What was that?'”

“If you can control what you eat, you can control all other aspects of your life.”

“That’s my only goal.  Surround myself with funny people, and make sure everyone has a good time and works hard.”

“To really appreciate life, you gotta know you’re going to die.”

“I had a sense of who I was before I got famous.”

“I’m obsessed with extreme winners because I think there’s a madness to it.  I truly believe that in order to truly be great at something, you have to give into a certain amount of madness.”

“Live your life like you’re the hero in your own movie.”

“Kindness is one of the best gifts you can bestow.  We know that, inherently, that feels great.”

“I never in my wildest imagination dreamed that I would somehow become a sports commentator.”

“Have you ever talked to someone, and you’re not even really talking to them?  Actors are the worst for that.”

“I’ve been inspired by a sh*t load of people in my life, so if there’s ever anybody that I can inspire, to me, that’s a huge gift.  To be able to turn that back around.”

“In all my travelings, all my life adventures, I have to say I still don’t know what life is, absolutely no clue, and it is a subject that is constantly on my mind.  One thing I do know for a fact is that the nicer we are to our fellow human beings, the nicer the universe is to us.”

“I see martial arts as moving forms of meditation.  When you’re sparring or drilling techniques, you can’t think of anything else.”

“The universe rewards calculated risk and passion.”

“No matter how civilized we are and how much society has curbed violent behavior, human beings still have the same genes they had 10,000 years ago.  Our bodies are designed to have a certain amount of physical stress and violence in them.  We’re designed to run from jaguars and fight to defend our territory.”

“People, for the most part, can smell lies.”

“For many people, the reason why they’re idiots is not necessarily that their brain doesn’t work well, it’s that they got in a terrible pattern.”

“I think it would do a lot of people good just to realize how vulnerable they are.”

“So instead of investing your time in a passion, you’ve sold your life to work for an uncaring machine that doesn’t understand you.  That’s the problem with our society.  And what’s the reward?  Go home and get a big TV?”

“People want their 15 minutes and are willing to do anything to get it.”

“If life wasn’t real it would be the craziest psychedelic trip ever.”

“You’re sort of programmed a certain way because of your environment.  That’s all you know.  But we don’t have that anymore because of the internet.  Because of the internet we’re all communicating with each other all across the board, so you’re getting information from people all around the world, hitting a much more diverse slice of culture.”

“Someone else’s success does not equal a failure for you.”

“When someone comes along and expresses him or herself as freely as they think, people flock to it.  They enjoy it.”

“If you are the greatest, why would you go around talking about it?”

“I love a success story, but even more than a success story; I like a dude who f*cks his life up and gets his life together again story.”

Haters are all failures.  It’s 100% across the board.  No one who is truly brilliant at anything is a hater.”

“Reality really is a theater.  There’s no other way to describe it.  It’s all so nonsensical, ridiculous, and chaotic.”

“There’s a direct correlation between positive energy and positive results in the physical form.”

“The key to happiness doesn’t lay in numbers in a bank account but in the way we make others feel and the way they make us feel.”

“Martial arts are a vehicle for developing your human potential.”

“Life is about the pursuit of excellence.  That pursuit is probably more exciting to me now more than ever.”

“Faith itself is a horrible mechanism that stunts the growth of ideas.  It also stunts the act of questioning, and it does this by pushing the idea that you have to have faith—and that nothing has to be proven.”

“The comics I hate are thieves.  Nothing’s more disgusting than a guy who steals another person’s ideas and tries to claim them as his own.”

“Once you understand what excellence is all about, you see how excellence manifests itself in any discipline.”

“I realized a long time ago that instead of being jealous you can be inspired and appreciative.  It carries more energy to you.  That can be an awesome and motivating force that can improve your life if you choose to be inspired and not jealous.  One has no benefit whatsoever, the other is an incredible resource for creating momentum and improvement.”

“The people I know that have the hardest time keeping it together, emotionally, are people that don’t workout.”

“Aspire to be the man you pretend to be when you’re trying to get laid.”

“Work for that feeling that you have accomplished something.  Don’t waste your time on this earth without making a mark.”

“If you ever start taking things too seriously, just remember that we are talking monkeys on an organic spaceship flying through the universe.”

“One of the most fascinating lessons I’ve absorbed about life is that struggle is good.”

“It’s a very strange thing when you make nature illegal.”

“If you attach your mind to any ideology, you’re going to be on a road, and that road may or may not lead you in a good direction.  But you’re gonna stay on that road because you are attached to an ideology.  It could be a terrible road, but you stick with it regardless of rational thinking.”

“I always try to look at conflicts from as many different angles as is humanly possible, and in a lot of ways there is no one right answer.”

“The time you spend hating on someone robs you of your own time.  You are literally hating on yourself and you don’t even realize it.”

“Excellence in anything increases your potential in everything.”

“The sensory deprivation chamber has been the most important tool that I’ve ever used for developing my mind.”

“We have to start treating each other as if we are treating ourselves living another life.”

“Teaching someone that doesn’t know something forces you to think about almost every single aspect of it, including parts of it that you could sort of take for granted.”

“There’s only one way to get good at anything: you surround yourself with the bad motherf*ckers who are doing exactly what you do… and you force yourself to keep up and you inspire each other.”

“I do cagefight commentary in my spare time.”

“I want to make sure that everything that I’m creating, I’m creating it so other people get enjoyment out of it.  And that’s the reward that you get for that.”

“We live in a society that makes it really easy for these p*ssies to get by.”

“The mind is the most important thing of the big picture and no one has a stronger mindset than amateur wrestlers.”

“The beautiful thing about podcasting is it’s just talking.  It can be funny, or it can be terrifying.  It can be sweet.  It can be obnoxious.  It almost has no definitive form.  In that sense it’s one of the best ways to explore an idea, and certainly much less limiting than trying to express the same idea in stand up comedy.  For some ideas stand up is best, but it’s really, really nice to have podcasts as well.”

“Choose to be inspired.”

“You can’t measure what’s inside a man’s heart.”

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