Mark Henry Quotes.
When I do retire, you won’t see me in the ring, but I will be working in the back with the young guys.
If you’re going to lose to somebody, losing to a guy like Brock Lesnar is not something that people will laugh at. Brock is arguably one of the top ten fighters on Earth.
I love fashion. Actually, funny story, I used to give the ‘Esquire Big Black Book’ to young wrestlers when they would join the WWE, because they needed to know how to dress.
I had a bunch of people who kinda looked out for me. You know, gave me the words of wisdom.
I’m blessed to be able to say that at every juncture in my career, I succeeded.
Daniel Bryan is one of my favorite wrestlers – as a talent, as an entertainer, the way our fans love and revere him. There’s never been a match he and I have been in where it was bad.
The only thing better than winning a gold medal is going to Heaven.
I challenge anybody to go through their career and not have a failure as a talent.
I’ve had matches go 38 minutes. To be able to move for 38 minutes and have somebody’s life in your hands is a difficult thing.
I wasn’t always 6′ 4” and 400 pounds.
There’s a lot to being a weightlifter. People think it’s all brute strength. But it takes strength, quickness, flexibility, and technique. And it can cause a lot of stress.
A lot of athletes are stuck on themselves and don’t want to socialize and that kind of thing. When I see that, I hate it.
If you have a great woman, you don’t need family and friends.
Your political views should be your political views. I believe in business being non-partisan.
Nobody will ever top Owen Hart. Owen was like a brother to me. I loved him so much because he made me laugh harder than anyone’s made me laugh in my life.
I believe in freedom of speech. I believe people have the right to say whatever they want to say. As long as they’re ready to own what they say. Because there’s a price to pay when you say something that’s against the grain that is not correct.
People say, ‘Oh Mark, you’re a big softie, and you burst into tears so easily.’
I love the WWE, I love the company, but I have two kids, and they want me home. They want me to see their recitals and sporting events, and I want to see them grow and evolve.
I want people, when they remember me, to think of the Hall of Pain, when I was catching guys, 275 pounds. Picking up Big Show, close to 500 pounds, over my head and driving him through a table.
I understand marketing. I understand licensing. I understand the business side of our business. That comes from paying attention and wanting to do better, not just as an in-ring performer but as someone who loves the industry.
I usually eat whatever I want… about 5,000 to 7,000 calories a day.
I’m not fat. There’s a difference between being big and being fat.
I’m a firm believer in not leaving people out to dry.
The more you shine, the more positively people start looking at you.
I’m more on the bigger side, so people don’t think I have speed. I’m not the fastest guy, but I guarantee I’m not the slowest.
I was the first WWE developmental talent. When I moved to Connecticut to start training, I had no idea what wrestling was other than what I saw as a fan.
Originally, nobody knew John Cena rapped. It was just something he did in the car. I told Bruce Prichard, and that’s how the whole ‘Thugonomics’ run began.
The Undertaker’s theme isn’t really a single, but in terms of eerie music, you can’t beat it.
I was called everything ugly and black in the world. Man, those where some tough times. They called me Fat Albert, Magilla Gorilla, black ape. It all hurt.
At one point in my life, I thought getting old was a bad thing. Then I realized that the prestige, the respect, and the honor that people hold you at for being able to do anything for 20 years is well worth it.
The Rock moved in with me at my apartment, and we trained together after that.
I always try to enjoy the moment.
If it’s dead, I’ll eat it. If it’s alive, I’ll eat it, too. Jus put it in front of me and get out of the way.
The true measure of strength is through a squat and deadlift.
I had the pleasure of learning how to wrestle long matches and use psychology.
I guess I’m a romantic. Call me rough and romantic. Girls like that.
I will be the most marketable of anybody to come through weightlifting ever. With my personality and my size, I mean, I can make people buy things, try what I say.
When somebody says I can’t do something, it motivates me to do it.
I was kind of sheltered. I grew up in Silsbee, Texas, a town of 3,000 people.
Our fans – they wanna see you, so give the fans what they want.
Learn how to humble yourself, and be able to take advice and not feel like you know everything.
I enjoyed my time working with Mae Young; she was one of the coolest, most respected people that I ever met in the industry.
I’d like to be a tag titleholder, I’d like to be the WWE champion, but more than anything, I want to make guys leaders.
Leo Burke was an unbelievable trainer. Him and Tom Prichard. Tom Prichard was not a big guy. And I learned a lot from him.
Antonio Cesaro is beyond naturally strong. He trains hard, but he’s got that strength you don’t expect him to have.
Kids – young men find it uncool to be a dad, I think. It’s very cool to me… I love being at home with my kids.
Wrestling isn’t like ballet; it’s not about practicing a routine. You need to focus. You need to concentrate. You need to know your craft.
My brother and I loved to body-slam each other when we were kids. We tore up a lot of furniture.
Personally, I had no confines: there were no bounds, no boundaries that I felt when I got in the ring.
The Attitude Era was something special.
I like to play around a lot. I would always flirt with the girls in the office and everybody just hanging around, sweet talk.
I grew up learning from guys like Ron Simmons and Owen Hart. They were like mentors to me, so I was able to embrace what they taught me, and I think I did alright.
Damien Sandow, he’s a good entertainer. He keeps your attention.
I was a big kid my whole life. I grew up among big people. My brother was a big kid. I didn’t really feel like a big kid. Except for the teachers, who pretty much didn’t want me to squish any of the other kids.
I was an unusually big kid for my age and did not know how to express myself after being targeted as the odd one out. I thus landed myself in trouble for reacting aggressively. But with time, I succeeded as an athlete and people started respecting me.
If I am in it, I want to win it. I am not here to look pretty.