Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision.— Muhammad Ali
Famous Mental Strength quotations
A heart full of love and compassion is the main source of inner strength, willpower, happiness, and mental tranquility
Physical strength (hard work), mental strength (perseverance) and spiritual strength (love & acceptance) are the keys to continuous growth.
Ahimsa is not mere negative non-injury.
It is positive, cosmic love. It is the development of a mental attitude in which hatred is replaced by love. Ahimsa is true sacrifice. Ahimsa is forgiveness. Ahimsa is Sakti (power). Ahimsa is true strength.
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
Without inspiration the best powers of the mind remain dormant.
There is a fuel in us which needs to be ignited with sparks.
You can never be free until you develop the mental strength to stop fretting over things you cannot control.
If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
The hidden strength is too deep a secret. But in the end...in the end it is our only ally.
The more difficulties one has to encounter, within and without, the more significant and the higher in inspiration his life will be.
When you love something as much as I love bodybuilding you don't have to do much extra to push yourself, it just happens. There were some tough times and when those came up I just used my mental strength to push through knowing that my mind controlled everything.
If you seem to yourself to be lacking in certain necessary qualities, if your character seems to lack strength, ask God to give you what you need - and He will. You can build any quality into your mentality by meditating upon that quality every day.
I am the luckiest girl in the world. I learned that if I just keep a positive mental attitude, that I can go out there and do whatever I hope I can do. It's all mental in getting out there, and having confidence in myself, and having strength and knowing I can do it.
I constantly remind myself that resting takes confidence.
Anyone can train like a mad man but to embrace rest and to allow all the hard training to come out takes mental strength.
When you have something in life that you want to accomplish greatly, you have to be willing to give up your happiness…I’ve lost all my sensitivity as far as being embarrassed, being shy, you just have to lose that.
I stopped thinking too much about what could happen and relied on my physical and mental strength to play the right shots at the right time.
Mental toughness is to physical as four is to one.
There's no magic to running far or climbing Everest.
Endurance is mental strength. It's all about heart.
You can’t be disturbed by anything.
There’s no emotion involved. You can’t feel sorrow, you can’t feel pity, there’s nothing you feel. The job has to be done.
You've got to develop mental strength.
And you develop mental strength with the will. The will is the mental faculty that gives you the ability to hold one idea under the screen of your mind to the exclusion of all outside distractions.
Flying does not rely so much on strength, as on physical and mental co-ordination.
Inspiration and genius -one and the same.
Unfortunately, sometimes you can't have fun accomplishing your goals.
Sometimes people don't have the determination, the will, the steadfastness, the tenacity, they give in under the slightest struggle.
It doesn’t faze me what anyone says about me.
It doesn’t matter what anyone says about me. I’m a totally different entity to what other people think. Michael and Tyson are two different people. I’m Tyson here.
Men's best successes come after their disappointments.
Mental toughness is many things. It is humility because it behooves all of us to remember that simplicity is the sign of greatness and meekness is the sign of true strength. Mental toughness is spartanism with qualities of sacrifice, self-denial, dedication. It is fearlessness, and it is love.
I'm gonna make sure you talk about me, and your grandkids and kids after that gonna know about me...your great grandkids will say "wow, wasn't that a bizarre individual?"
Whatever you want, especially when you’re striving to be the best in the world at something, there’ll always be disappointments, and you can’t be emotionally tied to them, cos’ they’ll break your spirit.
A coach once told me there are four factors that determine a players' performance: his tactical awareness, his physical condition, his technical ability and his mental strength.
A good 80 percent of the vault is still physical and another percentage of it, 20, 25 percent is mental. Mental is always the mental strength, the confidence building up to that contest or repetition, practice, practice, and practice.
We wanna believe that we're different than the average guy that's working 9-to-5, that our thoughts are different than his. Our inspirations and desires are different than his, that's why we succeed and he didn't cos we wanna believe we're different, but he just didn't get the break that we had...or he wasted it on something else.
Everybody thinks this is a tough man's sport.
This is not a tough man's sport. This is a thinking man's sport. A tough man is gonna get hurt real bad in this sport.
But life has no smooth roads for any of us.
And in the bracing atmosphere of a high aim, the very roughness only stimulates the climber to sturdier and steadier steps, till that other legend of the rough places fulfils itself at last; "per aspera ad astra;" over steep ways to the stars.
When we understand the privilege of what it means to be an athlete, we are in touch with, and rejoice in, our physical, mental, and emotional strengths and our endless possibilities.