“Jiu-jitsu is the gentle art. It’s the art where a small man is going to prove to you, no matter how strong you are, no matter how mad you get, that you’re going to have to accept defeat. Thats what Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is.” -Saulo Ribeiro
“Sometimes you’re gonna be the hammer and sometimes you’re gonna be the nail; and the day it’s time for you to be the nail. Take it like a man, take it like it’s your time. It’s your turn to be on the other end of the stick, and just gotta take it… that’s it.”- Renzo Gracie
“A good friend doesn’t try to break up a fight. A good friend comes in with a flying kick.” Renzo Gracie
“If size mattered, the elephant would be the king of the jungle.”-Rickson Gracie
“Jiu jitsu is like chess, except with choking” Unknown
“There is one thing I cannot stress enough – DON’T STALL. This is the most important concept to remember when fighting from the closed guard.” – BJ Penn
“In order to be effective from the bottom guard position, you must be able to capitalize on every opportunity to attack, sweep, or stand. If a window opens and you fail to quickly jump through, you’ll miss a chance to eliminate your opponent’s leverage and weight.” – BJ Penn
“If you think, you are late. If you are late, you use strength. If you use strength, you tire. And if you tire, you die!” Saulo Ribeiro.