Mental Toughness is doing the right thing for the team when it's not the best thing for you.— Bill Belichick
Special Mental Toughness quotations
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.
Success is a combination of effort, talent and hard work.
There's got to be hard work and mental toughness. It's not just one thing that gets you there it's an accumulation of things
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision.
Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental picture; Clear your mind of self doubt; Embrace the challenge; Stay on track; Show the world you can do it!
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you’re not, pretend you are.
Golf is a game that is played on a five-inch course
The most important attribute a player must have is mental toughness.
Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.
Concentration and mental toughness are the margins of victory.
In terms of instilling the values of mental toughness and work ethic, discipline is the gift that keeps on giving.
Every quarterback can throw a ball; every running back can run; every receiver is fast; but that mental toughness that you talk about translates into competitiveness.
Life is rough so you gotta be tough.
It takes energy, mental toughness and spiritual reinforcement to successfully deal with life's opportunities, and to reach your objectives.
Mental toughness is many things and rather difficult to explain.
Its qualities are sacrifice and self-denial. Also, most importantly, it is combined with a perfectly disciplined will that refuses to give in. It's a state of mind-you could call it character in action.
People think SEALs are cold-blooded, heartless, wound-up, brainwashed killers.
They imagine you can just point a SEAL in a direction and say, 'Go kill.' The truth is you're talking about a bunch of kind-hearted, jovial guys. The only thing that separates them is mental toughness.
One of the greatest mental freedoms is truly not caring what anyone else thinks of you.
You have to want it, you have to plan for it, you have to fit it into a busy day, you have to be mentally tough, you have to use others to help you. The hard part isn't getting your body in shape. The hard part is getting your mind in shape.
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.
Be the silent watcher of your thoughts and behavior. You are beneath the thinker. You are the stillness beneath the mental noise. You are the love and joy beneath the pain.
You can make all the excuses you want, but if you're not mentally tough and you're not prepared to play every night, you're not going to win.
I believe this with all my heart: The greatest coach of all time in my eyes is my mom. She's instilled in me a toughness and a perseverance and just a never-quit mentality, and I thank her every day for providing me, for what she sacrificed her life for.
The best way to become a mentally tough runner is to believe that you're a mentally tough runner
Cease negative mental chattering. If you think a thing is impossible, you'll make it impossible. Pessimism blunts the tools you need to succeed.
If you get tough mentally, you can get tough physically and overcome fatigue.
Mental toughness is essential to success.
Mental toughness is to physical as four is to one.
It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you down. It's the pebble in your shoe.
The 3 key components for success are as follows: Psychological Preparedness Physical Conditioning Mental Toughness
Mental toughness is to physical as four is to one.
I'm not a tough guy or a good fighter at all.
[Boxing] is just a great way to work out that's not boring. It's also good for your mental health. If you have an Irish or Scottish last name you should definitely do it.
I'm tough, ambitious and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay.
The will must be stronger than the skill.
Over the years, I have pushed myself mentally and I have pushed myself physically. A lot of people say, 'John Havlicek never gets tired.' Well, I get tired. It's just a matter of pushing myself. I say to myself, 'He's as tired as I am; who's going to win this mental battle?' It's just a matter of mental toughness.
Some people think a martial artist has to be tough against everybody - that's not true at all. A martial artist has to be strong against bad people. But we must also be able to know and understand the feelings, moods and mentalities of good and bad individuals before we can comprehend when to be strong and when to be gentle.
The climb is tough, but the view from the top is worth it.
Competitive toughness is an acquired skill and not an inherited gift.
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 wish I could say someone taught me my mental toughness, it would have been a lot less painful.
It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference.
Tennis is all about mental toughness, and you have to keep your head in the game. I make time to relax away from competition pressures, travel and intense training schedules to make sure I'm looking after myself. Taking time out with family and friends helps to maintain the work-life balance everyone needs.
Dont worry about people telling you to stop doing too much and that you will burn out. Burning out is mental, and if you are tough you can do anything.
Mental toughness is a state of mind - you could call it 'character in action.'
Mental toughness must be developed before you start fighting because you don't want to be that guy who quits in the ring.
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.