169 Sweat Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of sweat quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about workout sweat.

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The Most Famous Sweat Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Sweat is the cologne of accomplishment. — Heywood Hale Broun

The best things in life make you sweaty. — Edgar Allan Poe

Sweat saves blood, blood saves lives, but brains saves both. — Erwin Rommel

Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy; sweat will get you change. — Jesse Jackson

Basis of society: anonymous sweat. — Emile M. Cioran

No one has ever drowned in sweat. — Lou Holtz

Sweat, sweat, sweat! Work and sweat, cry and sweat, pray and sweat! — Zora Neale Hurston

A pint of sweat, saves a gallon of blood. — George S. Patton

It is for the superfluous things of life that men sweat. — Seneca The Elder

Sweat more during peace: bleed less during war — Sun Tzu

Short Sweat Quotes

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  • A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. — Colin Powell
  • The more you sweat in battle, the less you bleed in war. — George S. Patton
  • First comes the sweat. Then comes the beauty if you're very lucky and have said your prayers. — George Balanchine
  • The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea. — Isak Dinesen
  • BLOOD, SWEAT & RESPECT. First two you GIVE. Last one you EARN. — Dwayne Johnson
  • Success is the good fortune that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration,and inspiration. — Evan Esar
  • I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat. — Winston Churchill
  • I'm not out there sweating for three hours every day just to find out what it feels like to sweat. — Michael Jordan
  • Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get. — Ray Kroc
  • Don't sweat the small stuff...and it's all small stuff. — Richard Carlson

Top 10 Sweat Quotes

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A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. — Colin Powell

Gold medals aren't really made of gold. They're made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts. — Dan Gable

The more you sweat in battle, the less you bleed in war. — George S. Patton

Sweat saves blood, blood saves lives, but brains saves both. — Erwin Rommel

It's called the pump, people - you got to experience it; it's one of the better highs in life, you don't need to shoot up for it, you don't need to snort it. All you got to do is sweat for it. — Greg Plitt

First comes the sweat. Then comes the beauty if you're very lucky and have said your prayers. — George Balanchine

The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea. — Isak Dinesen

The vision of a champion is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion, when nobody else is looking. — Mia Hamm

If words were adequate to describe fully what the dance can do, there would be no reason for all the mighty muscular effort, the discomfort, the sweat and the splendors of that art. — Jose Limon

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BLOOD, SWEAT & RESPECT. First two you GIVE. Last one you EARN. — Dwayne Johnson

Sweat Image Quotes

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Sweat quote by Dwayne Johnson

BLOOD, SWEAT & RESPECT. First two you GIVE. Last one you EARN. — Dwayne Johnson

Sweat quote by Winston Churchill

I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat. — Winston Churchill

Sweat quote by Ray Kroc

Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get. — Ray Kroc

Sweat quote Sweat more in practice, bleed less in war.
Sweat more in practice, bleed less in war.
Sweat quote by Jesse Jackson

Tears will get you sympathy, sweat will get you change. — Jesse Jackson

Sweat quote by Andre Agassi

Nothing can substitute for just plain hard work — Andre Agassi

Sweat quote by Otto Graham

Do not throw in the towel; use it for wiping the sweat off your face. — Otto Graham

Sweat quote The more you sweat in practice, the less you bleed in battle!
The more you sweat in practice, the less you bleed in battle!

Hard Work Sweat Quotes

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Nothing can substitute for just plain hard work — Andre Agassi

Grind and sweat, toil and bleed, face the abyss. It’s all part of becoming an overnight success. — Naval Ravikant

A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes a lot of hard work. — Ozwald Boateng

Sweat quote No one ever drowned in their own sweat.
No one ever drowned in their own sweat.

Enjoy your sweat because hard work doesn't guarantee success, but without it you don't have a chance. — Alex Rodriguez

Nothing can substitute for just plain hard work. I had to put in the time to get back. And it was a grind. It meant training and sweating every day. But I was completely committed to working out to prove to myself that I still could do it. — Andre Agassi

Through wrestling, through the hard work and the sweat, through the victories and the defeats, we learn a great deal about ourselves. Wrestling shows you your limits, your weaknesses, your strengths and, ultimately, you grow because of what it shows you. — Jay Robinson

Sweat quote Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.
Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.

The results are the payoff. And all this sweating and hard work will be worth it. — Chalene Johnson

I believe capital gains, for the most part, should be taxed the same way we tax income from hard work, sweat, and toil. And if we do those things, we can be a country that actually can afford debt-free college again. — Hillary Clinton

It's like going to the gym everyday. It really is. I work hard on my craft, I sweat a little bit, I run a little bit, I might sprain an ankle every now and them, but it's all good and the more you do it, the more in shape you are and it's like a machine. — Nia Long

The big problem for comic art is you don't want to overwork it. If a drawing is overworked it isn't funny. It's the spontaneity that keeps a work fresh and funny. If they can see how hard you work, if they can see the beads of sweat, it's no good. I always try to make it look easy. — Edward Sorel

Workout Sweat Quotes

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It's very important to have the right clothing to exercise in. If you throw on an old T-shirt or sweats, it's not inspiring for your workout. — Cheryl Tiegs

A healthy sweat comes from being passionate and throwing yourself into your workout. And again, it's achieving that intensity. I always like to say 'It's not how long, it's how strong'. — Jackie Warner

When you break a sweat you just feel great. You've got your endorphins going. You feel better. You look better. And if you aren't able to get a workout in, try to find a steam room somewhere. You just look and feel so much better after a sweat. — Nicole Scherzinger

Sweat quote The cure for everything is salt water - sweat, tears, or the sea.
The cure for everything is salt water - sweat, tears, or the sea.

After I workout I always wash my face. It's important to keep your pores clean after a good sweat. — Erin Heatherton

To me, sweat is workout bliss. — Brooke Burke

I'm addicted to a really tough workout. I like to be drenched in sweat when I'm done because I feel accomplished. — Alison Sweeney

Running Sweat Quotes

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Be a Gardener. Dig a ditch. Toil and sweat. And turn the earth upside down. And seek the deepness. And water plants in time. Continue this labor. And make sweet floods to run, and noble and abundant fruits to spring. Take this food and drink, and carry it to God as your true worship. — Julian of Norwich

Sweat cleanses from the inside. It comes from places a shower will never reach. — George A. Sheehan

You have a choice. You can throw in the towel, or you can use it to wipe the sweat off of your face. Gatorade ad The will to win means nothing without the will to prepare. — Juma Ikangaa

Sweat quote The cure for anything is salt water - sweat, tears or the sea.
The cure for anything is salt water - sweat, tears or the sea.

Be avid. Create apart from perfection. Risk failure. Cover your words with sweat. Run a little Touch excruciatingly. Laugh until you cry. Dance with your eyes closed. Care. Understand you die a little in every moment. Be Enlivened — Mary Anne Radmacher

After a long day, my favorite way to unwind is by going running. Not exactly the most relaxing activity, granted, but I always imagine I'm sweating out all the things weighing on my mind. — Becca Fitzpatrick

I don't want to be idolized, I just want to play. And to do that you have to run and sweat. — Alfredo Di Stefano

Sweat quote Tears will get you sympathy. Sweat will get you results.
Tears will get you sympathy. Sweat will get you results.

The more women walk around in sweat pants, the harder it is to tell who's out jogging and who's running away from a mugger. — Dana Gould

In the day we sweat it out on the streets on a runaway American dream. — Bruce Springsteen

The studying, the books, exams, arguments, theories. The jokes and pints, laughter, kisses and songs. Life was like running, ninety percent sweat and toil, ten per cent joy. — Siobhan Dowd

POWER: The ability to make our fellow humans squirm, sweat and stammer on command. Often regarded as an aphrodisiac; actually a potent laxative that, whenever ingested by people in high places, causes everyone below to run for cover. — Rick Bayan

Blood And Sweat Quotes

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I don't care what's probable. Through blood, sweat, and tears, I am unstoppable. — Anthony Robles

Because if the decisions you make about where you invest your blood, sweat, and tears are not consistent with the person you aspire to be, you’ll never become that person. — Clayton Christensen

My life is the direct product, if you will, of the legacy of the blood, sweat and tears of the NAACP and so today I'm particularly mindful that the NAACP has made America what it is, and certainly made my life possible and we are all grateful heirs of that legacy. — Cornell William Brooks

Sweat quote The cure for anything is saltwater, sweat, tears, or the sea
The cure for anything is saltwater, sweat, tears, or the sea

Blood, sweat, tears. No practice tomorrow 'cause there's no one left to beat. — Bobby Orr

It took a lot of blood, sweat and tears to get to where we are today, but we have just begun. Today we begin in earnest the work of making sure that the world we leave our children is just a little bit better than the one we inhabit today. — Barack Obama

I want the good life, but I don't want an easy ride. What I want is to work for it, feel the blood and sweat on my fingertips. — Madonna Ciccone

We have heard enough about being practical and efficient and prudent. We heard it preached through several decades that these things would save the world. I think that, with the salty taste of blood and sweat on our lips, we are learning that we had best talk once again about doing what is right. — Ellis Arnall

If you are an inventor, then you are destined for blood, sweat and tears. — Gary Gygax

You need a civil society... Bushfires can achieve the change from society to community. Bushfires can. Floods can. Ghastly crimes and disasters can. Places can change... but it takes blood, sweat and tears. — Bob Maguire

Blood sweat and tears homie I'm made of it — Kid Cudi

Sweat And Tears Quotes

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Tears will get you sympathy, sweat will get you change. — Jesse Jackson

Rumors of sneezing, kissing, tears, sweat, and saliva spreading AIDS caused people to panic. — Bryan White

A wholesome sense of humor will be a safety valve that will enable you to apply the lighter touch to heavy problems and to learn some lessons in problem solving that "sweat and tears" often fail to dissolve. — Sayings

While marriage is many things, it is anything but sentimental. Marriage is glorious but hard. It's a burning joy and strength, and yet it is also blood, sweat, and tears; humbling defeats and exhausting victories. — Timothy Keller

Classic mountaineering grows out of a traditional romantic imagination. Its heart is the feeling, its path is blood, sweat and tears, and its restriction is God. — Wojciech Kurtyka

We are the benefactors of too much sacrifice and blood, sweat and tears to allow petty differences and trivial discrepancies to continue to separate and divide US, while we are being used, exploited and conquered. — T.I.

It is important to be conscious of the message that you're putting out there. It takes a lot of blood, sweat and tears to get a movie to the screen. I do feel a certain element of responsibility to say something worth saying with it, as well as entertainment. — Gugu Mbatha-Raw

The future can be anything we want it to be, providing we have the faith and that we realize that peace, no less than war, required blood and sweat and tears. — Charles Franklin Kettering

This means a lot. I'm being recognized for all the blood, sweat and tears I put into a 17-year career. — Patrick Ewing

The future can be anything we want it to be, providing we have the faith and that we realize that peace, no less than war, required blood and sweat and tears. — Charles Kettering

Sweat The Small Stuff Quotes

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True happiness comes not when we get rid of all of our problems,but when we change our relationship to them, when we see our problems as a potential source of awakening, opportunities to practice, and to learn. — Richard Carlson

What cancer does is, it forces you to focus, to prioritize, and you learn what's important. I mean, I don't sweat the small stuff. I used to get angry at cab drivers. It's not worth it.... And when somebody says you have cancer, you realize it's all small stuff. — Joel Siegel

Effective listening is more than simply avoiding the bad habit of interrupting others while they are speaking or finishing their sentences. It's being content to listen to the entire thought of someone rather than waiting impatiently for your chance to respond. — Richard Carlson

I look at my cancer journey as a gift: It made me slow down and realisethe important things in life and taught me to not sweat the small stuff. — Olivia Newton-John

Rule number one is, don't sweat the small stuff. Rule number two is, it's all small stuff. — Mike Davies

I used to say... 'Don't sweat the small stuff - not even the big stuff.' At the end of the day, none of it matters but your own joy, your own spiritual journey that you go on, God, your loved ones, your friends, your animals. These are the things you've got to cherish and love and embrace. — Christina Applegate

To be free of destructive stress don't sweat the small stuff and by realizing that all stuff is small. — Unknown

I live every day to its fullest extent and I don't sweat the small stuff. — Olivia Newton-John

Learning to stop sweating the small stuff involves deciding what things to engage in and what things to ignore. From a certain perspective, life can be described as a series of mistakes, one right after another with a little space in between. — Richard Carlson

You learn to be comfortable in your own skin, and your body changes throughout life, so you can't sweat the small stuff. — Chanel Iman

Blood Sweat And Tears Quotes

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All good poetry is forged slowly and patiently, link by link, with sweat and blood and tears. — Alfred Douglas

I have never promised anything but blood, tears, toil and sweat. Now, however we have a new experience. We have a victory - a remarkable and definite victory. The bright gleam has caught the helmets of our soldiers and warmed and cheered all our hearts. — Winston Churchill

On hearing the news [of being awarded a Nobel Prize], a friend who knows me only too well, sent me this laconic message: 'Blood, toil, sweat and tears always were a good mixture'. — Max Perutz

I would say to the House, as I said to those who have joined this government: I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat. — Winston Churchill

A lot of blood, sweat, and tears have gone into this career of mine. — Kevin Hart

Lots of fans believe fighting is full of glitz and glamor. Fighting is blood sweat and tears. — Phillipe Nover

The high sentiments always win in the end, the leaders who offer blood, toil, tears and sweat always get more out of their followers than those who offer safety and a good time. When it comes to the pinch, human beings are heroic. — George Orwell

If you hire people just because they can do a job, they'll work for your money. But if you hire people who believe what you believe, they'll work for you with blood and sweat and tears. — Simon Sinek

If you want something good to come out of something, you have to put in a lot of effort. That involves a lot of hard work, and a lot of blood, sweat and tears sometimes. No different to anything, no different to what we all do. — Ed O'Brien

All good poetry is forged slowly and patiently, link by link, with sweat and blood and tears. — Lord Alfred Douglas

Don't Sweat The Small Stuff Quotes

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I always say to myself when things get too hectic, "Don't sweat the small stuff!" — Josie Ho

Here's a two step formula for handling stress. Step number one: Don't sweat the small stuff. Step number two: Remember it's all small stuff. — Tony Robbins

There are two rules in life: Rule #1: Don't sweat the small stuff. Rule #2: Everything is small stuff. — Finn Taylor

I don't, as my mom would say, sweat the small stuff in our relationship. Because when I think of day-to-day irritations that you might have with the one you love, they're nothing compared to the bigger task at hand. — Michelle Obama

Rule #1: Don't sweat the small stuff. Rule #2: It's all small stuff. — Michael Mantell

You're dealing immense, acute amounts of fear, which makes the rest of life a little bit easier. You don't sweat the small stuff so much. — Tanc Sade

What I try to encourage individuals to do is don't sweat the small stuff, sweat the big stuff. — Chip Giller

It's a long way back to Eden, Sweetheart, so don't sweat the small stuff. — Stephen King

Sweaty Quotes

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The sweaty players in the game of life always have more fun than the supercilious spectators. — William Feather

Sending us Ebola bombs in the form of sweaty Glaswegians just isn't cricket. — Sayings

But this is Miami, you can't come to Miami and not show any skin. You gotta show something. If you're all covered up in this heat, you're gonna make me pass out out just to look at you. It's sweaty in Miami-but the diamonds will keep me cool. — Lil' Kim

Behind every communication problem is a sweaty ten-minute conversation that you don't want to have. — Gay Hendricks

Triple 6 Mafia and Mystikal in Atlanta was one of my first shows. I remember how sweaty and smashed up everybody was, and it was so punk rock. — Yelawolf

You know it's love when you want to keep holding hands even after you're sweaty. — Rita Rudner

People think I'm into sports because I'm a man. But I'm not into sports. I like Gatorade, but that's about as far as it goes. By the way, you don't have to be sweaty and play basketball to enjoy Gatorade. You can just be a thirsty dude. Gatorade forgets about this demographic! — Mitch Hedberg

I felt beautiful when I was in Cambodia for Tomb Raider. I was sweaty, and my hair was matted and all over the place. And I was happy and hot and accomplishing a lot and running around, and I could feel my heart beating, and I felt beautiful. — Angelina Jolie

Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things. — George Carlin

You never even worried, with Jane, whether your hand was sweaty or not. All you knew was, you were happy. You really were. — J. D. Salinger

Perspiration Quotes

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Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success. — Napoleon Hill

Invention, my dear friends, is 93% perspiration, 6% electricity, 4% evaporation, and 2% butterscotch ripple — Gene Wilder

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Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. — Thomas A. Edison

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Success is 90% perspiration and 10% inspiration! — Thomas A. Edison

To create great work, here's how you must spend your time: 1% Inspiration 9% Perspiration 90% Justification — George Lois

Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing. — Thomas A. Edison

The secret to a masterpiece is 10 percent inspiration and 90 percent perspiration. — Mario Vargas Llosa

Being busy does not always mean real work. — Thomas A. Edison

Once the inspiration comes, that directs where the perspiration goes. — Carole King

Excellence isn't achieved without inspiration and perspiration. You've got to have both. — George Foreman

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The fastest, cleanest, most joyful way to break out of your own box is by dancing. I'm not talking about doing the stand-and-sway. I'm talking about dancing so deep, so hard, so full of the beat that you are nothing but the dance and the beat and the sweat and the heat. — Gabrielle Roth

To sweat is to pray, to make an offering of your innermost self. Sweat is holy water, prayer beads, pearls of liquid that release your past. The more you dance... the more you sweat, the more you pray. The more you pray, the closer you are to ecstasy. — Gabrielle Roth

When I look on you a moment, then I can speak no more, but my tongue falls silent, and at once a delicate flame courses beneath my skin, and with my eyes I see nothing, and my ears hum, and a wet sweat bathes me and a trembling seizes me all over. — Sappho

I need no bodyguard at all, for even the bravest men who approach me get weak at the knees and their hearts turn to water, whilst their heads become giddy and incapable of thinking as the sweat of fear paralyzes them. — Shaka

Mastery is great,but even that is not enough. You have to be able to change course without a bead of sweat, or remorse. — Tom Peters

They say the Pharaohs built the pyramids Do you think one Pharaoh dropped one bead of sweat? We built the pyramids for the Pharaohs and we're building for them yet. — Anna Louise Strong

To get over the past, you first have to accept that the past is over. No matter how many times you revisit it, analyze it, regret it, or sweat it… it’s over. It can hurt you no more. — Mandy Hale

Blood is the sweat of heroes. — Zimbabwean Proverbs

For me, every day is a new thing. I approach each project with a new insecurity, almost like the first project I ever did. And I get the sweats. I go in and start working, I'm not sure where I'm going. If I knew where I was going I wouldn't do it. — Frank Gehry

I know how you clutched my back behind your house and sweated like a stallion whenever I came near! — Abigail Williams

You'll never regret eating blueberries or working up a sweat. — Jacquelyn Mitchard

For every ten pounds of fat lost in our bodies, eight and a half pounds of it comes out through the lungs; most of it is carbon dioxide mixed with a bit of water vapor. The rest is sweated or urinated out. This is a fact that most doctors, nutritionists, and other medical professionals have historically gotten wrong. The lungs are the weight-regulating system of the body. — James Nestor

We prescribe pills and procedures when we should be prescribing sprouts, sweat, and sleep. — Will Bulsiewicz

Sweat your prayers, dance your pain, and move on. — Gabrielle Roth

It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. — Ernest Hemingway

It keeps you fit - the alcohol, nasty women, sweat on stage, bad food - it's all very good for you. — Bon Scott

People always say that pregnant women have a glow. And I say it's because you're sweating to death. — Jessica Simpson

He who builds with sweat, defends with blood. — Albanian Proverbs

He'd been numb a long time, years. All his nights down Ninsei, his nights with Linda, numb in bed and numb at the cold sweating center of every drug deal. But now he'd found this warm thing, this chip of murder. Meat, some part of him said. It's the meat talking, ignore it. — William Gibson

Sauna may help excrete heavy metals. Lead is excreted 14x more in sweat, and cadmium is excreted 11x more in sweat than urine. — Rhonda Patrick

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