55 Best Mary Kom Quotes & Wallpaper

Mary Kom Quotes will stimulate and motivate you to achieve your dreams.

She, in the face of all odds, has proved her passion for his game and her persistent hard work made her do wonders.

An icon of inspiration when it comes to mental, emotional and physical strength, she established her worth in the world.

Having won the ‘World Amateur Boxing Championship’ six times she paved the way for women in sports.

She was awarded Padma Vibhushan for her profound contribution.

There is also a biopic of her life starring Priyanka Chopra in the titular character that showcases her worth and love in the hearts of people.

Having said this much, let’s get straight to Mary Kom Quotes.

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Mary Kom Quotes

Mary Kom Quotes

1- “If I can achieve success, then anyone can.”

2- “My dream is to produce thousand Mary Koms.”

3- “Winning the 2012 bronze medal was magnificent, but I would love to win a gold medal in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.”

4- “Don’t let anyone tell you are weak because you are a women.”

5- “Without boxing, I can’t live. I love boxing.”

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6- “I have a very fit body and have never faced any major injury problems. So yes, the secret to my success is my fit body.”

7- “At school, my favourite subject was social studies.”

8- “I had no support, no opportunity, no sponsors backing me for most of my career.”

9- “When I started boxing, people laughed at me and said, ‘What can women do in boxing?’ I took it as a challenge. If men can do it, why can’t women? And I became a world champion before my marriage.”

10- “Watching boxer Dingko Singh’s performance at the Asian Games, Bangkok, where he won gold, was the defining moment. I was 15 and enjoyed sports more than anything else. Singh’s performance changed my life and inspired me to follow boxing.”

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11- “Like every other athlete, I always dreamt of playing at the Olympics, and it feels really good to see that dream materialize.”

12- “It’s a punishment game… only two boxers get in the ring. So when we get in the ring and we’re not angry, then you’re not a real boxer.”

13- “I miss my kids, and they miss me. It’s very difficult, but I have to do it for my country and fulfill my dreams coming to the 2012 London Olympics.”

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14- “Whether or not I look ‘Indian’, I am Indian and I represent India, with pride and all my heart.”

15- “What you sow, you will reap What I sow, I will reap.”

16- “In spite of our penury and deprivation, we did not ever lose faith in God. If anything, God was the force that kept us going, fighting and hoping for better times.”

17- “They had been denied a lot to make my dream possible and it was only fair that I repay them.”

18- “Even when I went for the Nationals, my shoes were tattered – not that I let it bother me.”

19- “A competition is meant to be won.”

20- Because I realize that the hardships I faced in my formative years are the foundation of my strength.”

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21- “A country like India has a lot of potential. I end with the hope that we will build on that. My life is my message: nothing is impossible.”

22- “God-fearing and hardworking, my mother is the strongest person I know.”

23- “The first thing I did with the prize money was to buy a paddy field for Apa. He would no longer be a landless farmer in an agricultural society.”

24- “People refer to Onler as ‘Mary’s husband’, but I know that behind Mary’s success, there is Onler.”

25- “With a bandage over my eye, I happily set off to play marbles with my friends – it was perfect for taking aim.”

26- “What did I hope to gain from my game and from putting my parents through all this? The truth is that I loved to play. My body was fit and my mind raring to go. But I also hoped that I would get a government job through the sports quota.”

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27- “The truth is, the harder you fight, the sweeter are the rewards in the end.”

28- “I started athletics in 1999, throwing discus and shot put. I didn’t tell my family when I started boxing.”

29- “I do not only rely on my technique or strength but also on my mind.”

30- “I can easily get a gold in the 48 kg. category, but 51 kg., it’s difficult because other boxers may have a height advantage.”

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31- “I took up boxing out of sheer interest and to help my parents financially.”

32- “You can’t walk away from your responsibilities and commitments.”

33- “In Manipur, mostly the top player’s family background is very poor. I also come from a poor family, so we have to do more hard work to get money and a better life.”

34- “I’m grateful to the state and central government for all their support for my academy.”

35- “I loved playing in the fields back home and racing with my fellow students on the way to school.”

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36- “If I, being a mother of two, can win a medal, so can you all. Take me as an example and don’t give up.”

37- “I never told my parents that I was doing boxing. They only came to know after I became state champion and my name and picture came in the newspaper.”

38- “My normal weight category is 48 kg. So for the 51 kg. category, I had to depend on lots of food and drinks before going in for the weigh-in. But that does not make my strength, my muscles. It’s a little bit different. If there’s a 48 kg. category, it’s a perfect fit for me.”

39- “The incentive of a medal at the biggest sporting arena in the world is what drives me. Before I hang my gloves, I want to win the Olympic medal, and my performance at London will decide my future in the sport.”

40- “I look like I’m Chinese or Thai or Japanese – very different.”

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41- “The boys, they are laughing: ‘Oh, you are boxing. Very funny.’ But I always challenge when people are laughing – ‘I’ll show you one day.’ After getting five times world champion, they are all quiet. And they respect me.”

42- “I expect racial discrimination to reduce as our people win medals for the country.”

43- “Never buy gold, simply earn it.”

44- “I learned my weaknesses at the Asian Games and other competitions where I lost. My guard was down.”

45- “I am blessed with a reasonable athletic talent and was an athlete in school.”

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46- “Every medal I have won is a story of a difficult struggle.”

47- “In the 46-48 kg. category, I know every boxer, and I defeat them whenever I fight them.”

48- “A gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics is what I’m looking for. I have to pace my training in such a way that I’m at my best in Rio, and when I’m in form, no opponent can come in my way.”

49- “In a sportsperson’s life, pressure is always there; you have to learn to deal with it.”

50- “If you are good at something, and especially, if people who matter tell you that you are good enough, you must follow that sport.”

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51- “Don’t give up as there is always a next time.”

52- “Youngsters taking up boxing will get a lot of encouragement to do something for the country, seeing my laurels.”

53- “Looking back now, I realise that belonging to the family of a labourer actually helped to prepare my body for boxing. There were many times when my family didn’t have enough food or warm clothing to go around. All this made me physically, as well as emotionally, tough.”

54- “I have been juggling so many roles. I am a mother, too. I have three sons to take care of. I don’t even know how I manage to pull it off sometimes.”

55- “Don’t let anyone tell you are weak because you are a women.”


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