30 Quotes to Give You Strength For Your Next Workout

Keep these  motivational quotes around for inspiration and strength during your next workout:


“There are no traffic jams on the extra mile.” ~ Zig Ziglar

“I have failed many times, and that’s why I am a success.” ~ Michael Jordan

“If you only ever give 90% in training then you will only ever give 90% when it matters.” ~ Michael Owen

“It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.” ~ Muhammad Ali

“Endurance is the price tag of achievement.” ~ Unknown

“Excellence is not an act but a habit. The things you do the most are the things you will do best.” ~ Marva Collins

“Choose the pain of discipline or choose the pain of regret.” ~ Bill Crowder

“Where there is a will, there is a way.” ~ English Proverb

“Suffering = Pain x Resistance” ~ Shinzen Young

“You are never a loser until you quit trying.” ~ Mike Ditka

“It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” ~ Vince Lombardi

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” ~ Lao Tzu

“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” ~ Margaret Thatcher

“Yesterday you said tomorrow.” ~ Nike


“Believe that you can and you are halfway there.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” ~ Walt Disney

“The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. Not tomorrow. Not next week.” ~ Nolan Bushnell

“Winners can tell you where they are going and what they plan to do along the way.” ~ Denis Waitley

“So long as there is breath in me, that long I will persist. For now I know one of the greatest principles on success; if I persist long enough I will win.” ~ Og Mandino

“I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.” ~ Bruce Lee

“A successful individual typically sets his next goal somewhat but not too much above his last achievement. In this way he steadily raises his level of aspiration.” ~ Kurt Lewin

“Most people give up just when they’re about to achieve success… they give up at the last-minute of the game, one foot from a winning touchdown.” ~ Ross Perot

“The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.” ~ Michelangelo

“I used to want the words ‘She tried’ on my tombstone. Now I want ‘She did it.’” ~ Katherine Dunham

“Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.” ~ Theodore N. Vail

“Never, never, never give up.” ~ Winston Churchill

“Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up.” – @DeanKarnazes

“Fall seven times, stand up eight.” ~ Japanese Proverb

“Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.” ~ Derek Jeter


Thanks to Lifters who submitted quotes: @moearora @Jeremypwhite @Jim5429 @HarryElliott @daviddemets @paulserra