Pressure Sayings and Quotes

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


The pressures were wrong. There was just enough money and not enough time.     

Renata Adler

Pressure is a word that is misused in our vocabulary. When you start thinking of pressure, it's because you've started to think of failure.     

Tommy Lasorda

No pressure, no diamonds.     

Thomas Carlyle

Pressure is something you feel when you don't know what the hell you're doing.     

Peyton Manning

Let pressure pass over and through you. That way you can't be harmed by it.     

Brian Herbert

Pressure is a privilege it's what you do with it that matters.     

Billie Jean King

Pressure is only what you make of it and what you put on yourself.     

Marcus Giles

Don't ever let the pressure exceed the pleasure.     

Joe Maddon

Pressure is a privilege - it only comes to those who earn it.     

Billie Jean King

Pressure has the power to create a diamond, but it has to be the "right" pressure.     

Shannon L. Alder

How we handle pressure will determine whether we stand or break.     

Ed Hindson

When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.     

Peter Marshall

Pressure comes from a lack of preparation.     

Colin Kaepernick

Higher learning undergoes emotional pressure.     

Toba Beta

The more pressure you place on yourself, in search of increase the more you will likely get of it     

Sunday Adelaja

Pressure is nothing more than the shadow of great opportunity.     

Michael Johnson

All pressure is self-inflicted. It's what you make of it or how you let it rub off on you.     

Sebastian Coe

Life's pressure is equal to your resistance.     

Bryant McGill

External pressure seems to produce internal unity.     

Kenneth Waltz

Only the unprepared are overcome by pressure.     

Lou Holtz

Nothing counts but pressure, pressure, more pressure, and still more pressure through broad organized aggressive mass action.     

A. Philip Randolph

Pressure comes from within and so must be mastered from within.     

Ed Jacoby

Pressure can either burst a pipe or make a diamond.     

Robert Horry

Pressure is playing for ten dollars when you don't have a dime in your pocket.     

Lee Trevino

I'm sick of all the pressure. I'm sick of feeling like I'll ruin all their happiness if I don't do what they want me to do.     

Holly Bourne

Remember diamonds are created under pressure so hold on, it be your time to shine soon.     

Sope Agbelusi

Pressure is not necessarily bad. Pressure can make you produce. The challenge of pressure is learning how to handle it--which requires developing internal confidence and inner strength.     

Paula White

When the pressure comes, preferences give way while convictions hold firm.     

Edwin Louis Cole

Pressure doesn't exist. We create it for ourselves.     

Derek Hough

Pressure squeezes effort out of winners and excuses out of losers.     

Orrin Woodward