40 Inspirational Kenny Powers Quotes to Remember for Life

Kenny Powers is a fictional character from Eastbound & Down. He used to be a professional baseball player, but his short temper turned his career upside down. From wearing a jersey to donning a sweater vest, his life and career changed exceptionally. His new job didn’t only teach Kenny many lessons, it also shed some light on the life choices we make. We are just glad that Kenny Powers quotes were so inspirational for many of us that we still remember most of them!

If you have been a fan of Kenny Powers, you will love the list of quotes we are about to share, and if you aren’t a fan, you can still learn something new and motivational!

Kenny Powers Quotes That Inspire!

1.“There’s no better feeling than winning.” – Kenny Powers
2.“I’m sober and ready to destroy the competitions.” – Kenny Powers
3.“Fundamentals are the crutch for the talentless.” – Kenny Powers
4.“With a true champion face to face with his darkest hour, he will do whatever it takes to rise above. A man fights, and fights, and then fights some more.” – Kenny Powers
5.“This is a story of a man who won. By choosing love over fame, fortune, and countless adventures, I’d proven that my heart was true. I’d proven that I was a man who could face any peril.” – Kenny Powers
6.“There have been many comebacks throughout history…Well, my comeback is almost complete, and I can say that, when it is complete, it will shake the pillars of this land or town.’” – Kenny Powers
7.“If we were on an island with no weights and no running drills, who would be on top then? The guy with the talent.” – Kenny Powers
8.“A quest is nothin’ if you got no one to brag about it to, will never reach the end if you’re only doing it for yourself. Me, I’m doing it for a girl I had to leave behind just to get this far. Now I gotta go a little further to get back to her. All I can do is hope that one day she’ll understand, and when that day comes, it’s not too late.” – Kenny Powers
9.“I need to remember that I’m a winner, man. I need to remember that I am better than everyone else. Bulletproof tiger, man.” – Kenny Powers
10.“I play real sports. Not trying to be the best at exercising.” – Kenny Powers

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11.“Kenny Powers is a man. Kenny Powers is an athlete. Kenny Powers is a lover. But the most he is, I mean, the thing that Kenny Powers is the most, is a goddamn champion.” – Kenny Powers
12.“If there’s one thing I hate, its losing. If there are two things I hate, then it’s losing and getting cancer.” – Kenny Powers
13.“I will take my current responsibilities seriously, and try to do them the best that I possibly can.” – Kenny Powers
14.“I learned a lot down in Mexico. I learned that sometimes to be the man, you gotta beat the man. I learned the grass is not always greener. I learned that adversity’s sweet milk. That’s philosophy, April.” – Kenny Powers
15.“If you’ve got something you want to say, then just say it.” – Kenny Powers
16.“Just like that, the journey is over… depression is finished, and you’re on your way back to the world of the living, smiling, regular people.” – Kenny Powers
17.“Ask anybody out there, and they’ll tell you that the foundation of a great baseball player starts with an understanding of some basic fundamentals: running, stretching, physical conditioning. These are the things that prepare your body for the many challenges a baseball player faces.” – Kenny Powers
18.“The good thing about getting over depression is…well…you can start to see your enemies more clearly. Suddenly, everyone isn’t an obstacle; just some people are.” – Kenny Powers
19.“Undaunted, I knew the game was mine to win. Just like in life, all of my successes depend on me.” – Kenny Powers
20.“Toby, what do you want from me? I’ve been super cool to you. I’ve given you a bowl of Chex Mix and some water. Why are you making curses upon me? If I give you a toy, will that erase the curse?” – Kenny Powers
21.“I haven’t played professionally for several years now. But in my heart, I quit for real this time. Tonight. It’s time I accept the fact that the glory days of my life are now behind me.” – Kenny Powers
22.“I’ve had a lot of memories, and sometimes I have to dump the small ones to make room for the bigger ones. But sometimes, when you try to dump the smaller ones, you think they’re gone, but they’re not. They’re sitting there, waiting to pick up exactly where they left off. No matter if there are new memories standing in their way or not.” – Kenny Powers

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23.“From this moment forward, Kenny Powers is just like everyone else. Normal, not special. No hopes or dreams. Pretending to be happy when he’s really super sad. Just an average guy with exceptional hair. Nothing more, and nothing less.” – Kenny Powers
24.“These are the hard realities, guys. Life is not a fairy tale, although sometimes it feels like our world is full of fairies.” – Kenny Powers
25.“And like any journey, if you stay the course long enough, the road might just show you what you need.” – Kenny Powers
26.“But I imagine it’s probably sweetest for those that truly believed in you. Those that stood by you through the good times, and the not-so-good times.” – Kenny Powers
27.“It’s time I take my dad’s advice, and stop thinking about other people, and start thinking about ME for once.” – Kenny Powers
28.“Purity — it’s what we all desire, and it is what I’ve come here to share with you. Hence, the all-whites.” – Kenny Powers
29.“You know what? I can already tell that I don’t like you. And I’m probably not gonna like you no matter how many pull-ups or push-ups you can do.” – Kenny Powers
30.“I can barely keep my own life together, let alone be responsible for someone else’s. You, on the other hand, you have a destiny much greater than anything I could afford you.” – Kenny Powers

Motivational Kenny Powers Quotes
31.“I’m Kenny Powers! And I am very upset with how I am acting right now. I just have a very hard time expressing my emotions, and I can’t stop from yelling.” – Kenny Powers
32.“Your laws mean nothing to me. Last night I had a taste of the A-list, and it reminded me of something I’ve known for a very long time — I’m better than you.” – Kenny Powers
33.“You can’t be running around worried about every goddamn bridge you’ve burned. You’ll never get across the river.” – Kenny Powers
34.“From this moment forward, I’m gettin’ what’s mine: Fame — Money — Respect —Chicken chains.” – Kenny Powers
35.“Babies are made chubby, so if you drop them when they’re little, they don’t break.” – Kenny Powers
36.“Well, I’m not interested in catching up with backstabbers and betrayers, so have a nice trip.” – Kenny Powers
37.“Have I had moments where I questioned this comeback? Moments where doubt haunted my mind? The easy answer is yes. But the difficult and truly great answer is no. I’ve trained my mind and heart to the methods only known to myself to have no doubt and only fear of things you should be afraid of. Like fire or bears. Or even angel dust.” – Kenny Powers
38.“And ultimately, I was rewarded with the hand of my true love in matrimony. I was rewarded with the birth of a gorgeous daughter. And life began to take on a beautiful rhythm.” – Kenny Powers
39.“That was the moment I realized I had finally achieved everything I worked so hard for. Despite the countless obstacles and adversities, I had faced along the way. It was that exact moment when I looked into that batter’s eyes, and I saw stone-cold, child-like fear. The first time in so many moons, I felt I was in total control. I held my own destiny in my hands as sure as I held that baseball. My future, everything, comes down to one final pitch.” – Kenny Powers
40.“In the end, Kenny Powers didn’t get what he wanted, but he got what he needed. He didn’t win baseball, but he did win life. The end.” – Kenny Powers

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Best of Kenny Powers

These are some of the best clips featuring KENNY POWERS from HBO’s Eastbound and Down (so far). The show is absolutely hilarious, so definitely check it out.


Kenny Powers’ character reminded us how life can change in an instance and how we handle it can determine our future. Without a doubt, these Kenny Powers quotes have been inspiring us for many years and will continue to do so for many more! We hope you got some inspiration out of these quotes and a determination to face life head-on, just like Kenny used to do!

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