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" I have a pretty amazing life. Even back-to-back deployments - Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Turkey - it's still pretty rewarding. "
" You could waterboard me for days - for years - and I would still be cracking jokes about how bad Rachel Maddow is. "
" I'm the guy that once graduated Ranger School - a place that starves you and denies you sleep for over two months - and took a fight six days later in the IFL and won. "
" I want to thank the military community for their support. I'll never be able to explain how much you motivated me and how much I always tried to make you proud. "
" If you've been hit, if you've been put down, if you've lost, that next time you come out, you have to make a testament: you have to make a demonstration, a showing, that it's not going to happen again. "
" Kettlebells are the best for everything. We do snatches and swings with them for explosiveness and hamstring and lower back strength, and we'll also throw them into conditioning circuits where I'll do a burpee holding the kettlebells and transition into a 2-handed snatch. "
" I'm not hard to find unless you're ISIS - then, it's a rough night. "
" I'm asked daily about how and why I don't have PTSD. I'm probably the last person on Earth you should ask about this stuff. "
" Watching everybody have such a fantastic time, loving life, loving America - I wish that was the feeling year-round, that it didn't take the Fourth of July for us to be like, 'Yeah, America is awesome.' "
" My military service has nothing to do with what I do in the ring. "
" You're always going to get an honest, straightforward response from me. Honest to a fault. "
" I think obstacle courses in general are a blast, and I love the Green Beret one; I've done it - I don't know - 20, 30, 40 times. I'm always trying to break my time from the last one or use a new technique to get through a certain obstacle. "
" If we are ever going to rescue our nation from selfish entitlement, political correctness, and collectivism, we must start sending citizen-statesman warriors to fight for us in Washington, and I believe Col. Maness will do just that. "
" Fighting is a very independent thing, and it's not a team sport, and it's not the NFL, you know, because we don't have to look the same. "
" Cold and fire has a way of creeping into the tiniest crack in your courage and finding that coward. "
" I know I'm not a marquee name, and I'm looked past by most guys. "
" I'm very disciplined in the approach I take for my training. "
" I'm competitive when I fight, but I don't get emotionally involved. "
" It's a good thing I have another job because the UFC doesn't pay very well. "
" I am a nice guy. I love having a good time. I love cooking. I love hanging out with my friends. "
" Fighting is a lonely thing. You train with your team. You bleed with them. You trust your coaches, but ultimately, you are in the cage alone. "
" I love to deadlift, and it's a huge part of my training because it works every muscle in the body. "
" I'm against torture. I'm also against terrorism. "
" I've fought guys that I like. When you're fighting a guy that you don't like, you have to be able to separate certain aspects of it. "
" If Katie Couric or Anderson Cooper asked me to come on to their shows and give them content every single day, I would do it because that gives me access to a huge population of people that I can hopefully, in some way, plant seeds in fertile soil, and those seeds would grow into oak trees of freedom. "
" MMA has a referee, and you're wearing gloves. I'm in there with another volunteering participant that's out there to win some prize money. "
" I've been to Afghanistan and Iraq a few times, and then I've done deployments elsewhere - with Special Forces, we go all over the place. "
" When 9/11 happened, I was like, 'I gotta do something.' I went and talked to the recruiters, and I found out about the Special Forces 18X program. They take qualified people off the street, and they give them a shot at Special Forces. I was like, 'So I could go try out for Special Forces?' "
" I freaking hate liars. "
" Peacetime Special Forces are different than wartime Special Forces. And I'm just not sure I was born to be in peace time. "
" When people refer to a cage fight as war, I think it's kinda cute... A war, huh? You know what a war is? They, evidently, don't. It's not maybe their place to know what it is, but I do. "