Martial artist and actor, Chuck Norris is known as the founder of his martial arts school, Chunk Kuk Do. Chuck was shy as a child and being a martial artist and actor seemed like an unbelievable dream. His interest in martial arts began during his days in Air Force. Soon after serving his term in the Air Force, he started Karate schools wherein he worked as an instructor. In the meantime, he also used to participate in martial arts tournaments where he used to lose initially. He later improved his techniques and won the Professional Middle weight Karate Champion title in the year 1968. Being encouraged by Steve McQueen, Norris made his debut in acting with the movie ‘The Wrecking Crew’. Even though he wasn’t recognized with this film, his second movie, ‘Way of Dragon’, directed by Jackie Chan, was a hit. Gradually, he came to be known as an action hero and appeared in few movies including, ‘Hero and the Terror’ and ‘Lone Wolf McQuade’. He is also celebrated for introducing the ‘Chun Kuk Do’ style of martial arts and hence earned the title of first westerner in the history of Tae Kwon Do. Chuck Norris’s quotes and thoughts on struggle, dream, women and martial arts are very relevant. We have curated some of Chuck Norris’ most famous quotes from his talks, speeches, movies, interviews etc.
I've always found that anything worth achieving will always have obstacles in the way and you've got to have that drive and determination to overcome those obstacles on route to whatever it is that you want to accomplish.
My mother lived through the Great Depression. Her family of 11 children pulled themselves up by their bootstraps and moved to wherever there was work at the time. And in rural Oklahoma, that wasn't easy to find.
In 'Expendables 2,' there was a lot of vulgar dialogue in the screenplay. For this reason, many young people wouldn't be able to watch this. But I don't play in movies like this. Due to that, I said, 'I won't be a part of that if the hardcore language is not erased.'
Ads sway kids' preferences. Star athletes spokespeople sway kids' preference.
Armed Forces Day on May 21, and the Memorial Day weekend that follows, is a time to honor, remember and recognize those who serve and have served our country, as well as those who have died in service. As we reflect, let's not forget the many sacrifices made at home as well in support of our men and women in uniform.
Let's face it: so much of what we consume is not driven by knowledge but by basic craving and impulse. The process of what we eat starts in our heads. And no one is more in our heads than a food industry that spends billions of dollars in marketing its message in every means possible.
(Taken from the Foreword of 'Do Hard Things') One of my life's principles is to develop myself to the maximum of my potential in all ways and to help others do the same.
Whether we are famous or not, we all need God. We also need other people.
God bless and help all the victims and patriots of 9/11, from the families of Flight 93 passengers to those who were in the Pentagon and Twin Towers as well as others who have fought and presently fight the war on terror.
We can't deal with the flood in the orchards until we cap the floodwaters coming into them. And that means giving our Border Patrol the total resources they need to get their job done, and even utilizing military personnel in particular hot crossing spots.
I would give illegal immigrants already here a three-month grace period to apply for a temporary worker's visa. If they failed to apply within that time frame, they would be considered fugitives, and they would be found and deported.
With ISIS encroaching on the U.S., and its tentacles in all 50 states, according to the FBI, and MS-13 recruiting young migrants coming into our country from Central America, now is the time to secure our borders and save the future of America. I believe only Trump has a plan and passion to do it.
Taking in too much added sugar from highly marketed sugary foods and drinks displaces healthier foods in the diet.
Our forefathers increased and decreased the influx of peoples because America was building a melting pot and because certain ethnicities often brought with them certain securities and degrees of productivity.
If the government decides to become a tyrannical government, our guns are to protect us against that.
The final line in the Second Amendment says, 'The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.' That means not by the president, not by Congress.
My mom was essentially a single mother raising three boys. If anyone could have had any reason to give up, it was her. But she didn't, and neither did we.
A walk in nature is a perfect backdrop to combine exercise, prayer, and meditation while enhancing the benefit of these activities.
It wasn't until I went to Korea out of high school and got exposed to the martial arts for the first time and was just completely enamored with the physical ability of the martial arts and making my black belt.
In America the schools have become too permissive, the kids now are controlling the schools, the tail is wagging the dog. We've got to make a change there and get it back to where the teachers have control of the classrooms.
It's amazing because people come up to me and say, 'Chuck, you're the luckiest guy in the world to be a world karate champion and a movie and TV star.' When they say this to me, I kind of smile because luck had nothing to do with it; God had everything to do with it.
As I travel the world, it seems that younger people identify me merely with some of the folklore in the 'Chuck Norris Facts' - those hyperbolic sayings that elevate my abilities beyond my capabilities. Others view me in light of the character I played in 'Walker, Texas Ranger' or in one of my 20 tough-guy films.