Training Sayings and Quotes

While it would be great to learn everything in an instant, picking up a new skill or expertise takes practice and hard work. Aim to be the best with the collection of wise and insightful training quotes below.

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.     

Beverly Sills

If two wrongs don't make a right, try three.     

Laurence J. Peter

Sixty years ago I knew everything; now I know nothing; education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.     

Will Durant

Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.     

Mark Twain

You cannot teach a man anything. You can only help him discover it within himself.     

Galileo Galilei

Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough we must do.     


A man can seldom -- very, very, seldom -- fight a winning fight against his training; the odds are too heavy.     

Mark Twain

I hated every minute of training, but I said, ''Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.''     

Muhammad Ali

I'm like a duck: calm above the water, and paddling like hell underneath.     

Fred Shero

Only he who can see the invisible can do the impossible.     

Frank L. Gaines

There may be people that have more talent than you, but theres no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.     

Derek Jeter

When you've got something to prove, there's nothing greater than a challenge.     

Terry Bradshaw

You only ever grow as a human being if you're outside your comfort zone.     

Percy Cerutty

If you train hard, you'll not only be hard, you'll be hard to beat.     

Herschel Walker

Just remember this: No one ever won the olive wreath with an impressive training diary.     

Marty Liquori

No citizen has a right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training what a disgrace it is for a man to grow old without ever seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.     


The more you sweat in training, the less you bleed in combat.     

Navy Seal_s

The pain of discipline is nothing like the pain of disappointment.     

Justin Langer

It is only through work and strife that either nation or individual moves on to greatness. The great man is always the man of mighty effort, and usually the man whom grinding need has trained to mighty effort.     

Theodore Roosevelt

The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt.     

Max Lerner

Continuous effort -- not strength or intelligence -- is the key to unlocking our potential.     

Liane Cardes

You can have anything you want if you are willing to give up the belief that you can't have it.     

Robert Anthony

The best way to predict the future is to create it.     

Dr. Forrest C. Shaklee

The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.     

Vince Lombardi

If you want something you've never had, you must be willing to do something you've never done.     

Thomas Jefferson

Your love for what you do and willingness to push yourself where others aren't prepared to go is what will make you great.     

Laurence Shahlaei

I'm not the kind of guy who tries to run between the drops. Sometimes you gotta get a little wet to reach your destination.     

Erik Fankhouser

Let us cultivate our garden.     


No matter how good you get you can always get better, and that's the exciting part.     

Tiger Woods

The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.