Motivational Wrestling Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old motivational wrestling quotes, motivational wrestling sayings, and motivational wrestling proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Once you've wrestled, everything else in life is easy.     

Dan Gable

The only thing that matters in wrestling are your teeth and your testicles. Anything else, keep wrestling, stop whining.     

Gary Dierks

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.     


Art and nature shall always be wrestling until they eventually conquer one another so that the victory is the same stroke and line: that which is conquered, conquers at the same time.     

Maria Sibylla Merian

More enduringly than any other sport, wrestling teaches self-control and pride. Some have wrestled without great skill - none have wrestled without pride.     

Dan Gable

If Shakespeare was alive today he would be writing wrestling shows.     

Chris Jericho

Wrestling and acting couldn't be anymore different in terms of what it takes to entertain. Wrestling is explosion, acting is implosion. One really screws up the other.     

Roddy Piper

Take a strong wrestler, get them tired, and they aren't as strong. Take a quick wrestler, get them tired, and they aren't as quick. Take a technical wrestler, get them tired, and they aren't as technical. No matter what kind of wrestler, everyone is afraid of getting tired. It's those who learn to perform when they're tired that find success.     

Jay Robinson

Wrestling is realer than reality TV.     

Diamond Dallas Page

In order to become a wrestler, one should have the strength of a weight-lifter, the agility of an acrobat, the endurace of a runner and the tactical mind of a chess master.     

Alexander Medved

There are no tough guys in wrestling.     

Randy Savage

To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you're not, pretend you are.     

Muhammad Ali

A man can be as great as he wants to be. If you believe in yourself and have the courage, the determination, the dedication, the competitive drive and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worthwhile, it can be done.     

Vince Lombardi

Never wrestle with a strong man nor bring a rich man to court.     


Wrestling will be around forever. It's been around thousands of years. It's going to be around till the end of time.     

Mark Schultz

Wrestling's a form of expression, and it expresses vastness.     

John Darnielle

We can wrestle sometimes and see who is OK and who is KO.     

Natalya Vorobyova

Never stop fighting till the fight is done!     

Elliot Ness

War has rules, mud wrestling has rules - politics has no rules.     

Ross Perot

Everybody's out there wrestling like a robot.     

Hulk Hogan

Wrestling is ballet with violence.     

Jesse Ventura

As a fighter, you need to constantly improve. So that's what we've been doing: constantly improving striking, grappling, wrestling - there's always different aspects to improve.     

Alistair Overeem

Anyone can wrestle until they are tired.     

Cael Sanderson

Wrestling is not an action; it is a sport.     

Anushka Sharma

Wrestling is a little like wrestling a gorilla. You don't quit when you are tired, you quit when the gorilla is tired.     


He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.     

Edmund Burke

Wrestling teaches you nothing comes easy. Nothing in life comes easy, so you have to work at it.     

Mike Sullivan

There's no drama like wrestling.     


Wrestling needs to be about the art form again. It needs to be about painting a picture and having a really good match.     

Terry Gene Bollea