Punch Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old punch quotes, punch sayings, and punch proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


You throw your best punch, otherwise don't do it.     

Don Rickles

It's not the punch you expect that knocks you down.     

Linda Grant

An impact is like a punch. It may hurt, but it passes.     

Demi Lovato

If you can't take a punch, you should play table tennis.     

Pierre Berbizier

The hand that punched is the hands that gives compassion.     

David Avidan

The knock-out punch is always the one you never see coming.     

Aimee Mann

Actually punching is a mistake; a heavy hitter will cut you with one shot.     

Alexis Arguello

It's bizarre, a punch in the face hurts less when you win than when you lose.     

Georges St-Pierre

Art is supposed to punch you in the brain, and it's supposed to stay punched.     

Marc Maron

A punch should stay like a treasure in the sleeve. It should not be used indiscrimately.     

Chotoku Kyan

Never throw the first punch. If you have to throw the second, try to make sure they don't get up for a third.     

Brandon Sanderson

If someone breaks your heart just punch them in the face. Seriously. Punch them in the face and go get some ice cream.     

Frank Ocean

When you get punched, you have to get up. You have no other choice. If you don't, you're not going to grow, you're not going to get better as a player.     

Scott Brooks

You have to punch hard for knockouts, and to beat me, you have to knock me out.     

Khabib Nurmagomedov

In order to land a punch, you need to bring your fingers together into a fist. We need to join all of our forces together. That is the only way that we can win.     

Vitali Klitschko

You can't learn to take a punch. Whether you have a glass chin or you don't, the only way of finding out is having it land.     

Brin-Jonathan Butler

I've never been punched in the face, so I didn't know it would hurt so much!     

Elena Roger

I land a higher percentage of punches than any boxer in boxing.     

Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

Every punch was thrown with bad intentions.     

Mike Tyson

The punches came fast and hard, lying on my back in the school yard.     

Neil Young

Every punch that's thrown is mine. Every punch that's caught, I catch....     

Denzel Washington

It's the emotional punches that you can't see that are just overwhelmingly devastating to your heart - your moral fiber.     

Mike Tyson

Punch a black belt in the face, he becomes a brown belt. Punch him again, purple...      

Carlson Gracie

Getting punched in the face with a padded glove doesn't really hurt your face. It doesn't hurt your skull. The only thing it hurts is your brain. You can feel the brain injury happening. It's an instant headache.     

Jonathan Gottschall

Sometimes integrity is a punch in the face.     

Leslie Nielsen

Usually in fist fights you get punched in the face.     

David James Elliott

Fathers should start teaching the boys how to punch.     

Scott Thompson

When someone is punched in the face, you find out what they are made of.     

Jacques Audiard

When you punch somebody in the ring, you have to use your whole body. I learned that it's more about technique than physical strength.     

Kuno Becker

I wanted to punch him and understand him at the same time.     

Shannon A. Thompson