1. “You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” – Marcus Aurelius

2. “There’s no secret formula. I lift heavy, work hard, and aim to be the best.” – Ronnie Coleman

3. “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.” – Socrates

4. Brothers, what we do in life echoes in eternity. – Maximus Decimus Meridius

5. “The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

6. “Dream more than others think practical. Expect more than others think possible.” – Frank Zane

6. “Strong people are harder to kill than weak people and more useful in general.” – Mark Rippetoe

7. “A champion is someone who gets up when they can’t.” – Jack Dempsey

8. “If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.” – Bruce Lee

9. “Forget failure. Forget mistakes. Forget everything, except what you’re going to do now. And do it.” – Lou Ferrigno

10. “Don’t be scared to lift heavy! You won’t get huge and bulky, you’ll get amazing.” – Jessie Hilgenberg

11. “Winners do what they fear.” – Franco Columbu

12. “There are only two options regarding commitment. You’re either IN or you’re OUT. There is no such thing as life in-between.” – Pat Riley

13. “You dream. You plan. You reach. There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, with belief, with confidence and trust in yourself and those around you, there are no limits.” – Michael Phelps

14. “I will either find a way or make one.” – Hannibal

15. “It’s a rare individual who lets themselves be steered by what they feel is their own passion.” – Dave Tate

16. “Only he who can see the invisible can do the impossible.” – Frank L. Gaines

17. “There is no such thing as over training, just under nutrition and under sleeping.” – The Barbarian brothers

18. “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand

19. “If a man achieves victory over this body, who in the world can exercise power over him? He who rules himself rules over the whole world.” – Vinoba Bhave

20. “Make each day your masterpiece.” – John Wooden

21. “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get back up.” – Vince Lombardi

22. “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” – George Addair

23. “The purpose of training is to tighten up the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit.” – Morihei Ueshiba

24. “If you ain’t pissed off for greatness, that just means you’re okay with being mediocre.” – Ray Lewis

25. “I don’t believe in bodybuilders using steroids. If a man doesn’t have enough male hormones in his system to create, a nice hard, muscular body, he should take up ping pong.” – Steve Reeves

26. “I’m an extremist, and I hope to be remembered that way: non-compliant and an artist. I do not want to be remembered as a nice guy. I want to be the slayer of Bambi.” – David Dearth

27. “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

28. ”I hated every minute of training, but I said, don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.” – Mahummad Ali

29. “The road to nowhere is paved with excuses.” – Mark Bell

30. “Vision creates faith and faith creates willpower. With faith there is no anxiety and no doubt – just absolute confidence in yourself.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

31. “Just remember, somewhere, a little Chinese girl is warming up with your max.” – Jim Conroy

32. “Remember this: your body is your slave; it works for you.” – Jack LaLanne

33. “The pain of discipline is nothing like the pain of disappointment” – Justin Langer

34. “Shut up and train” – Unknown

35. “Pain is weakness leaving the body” – Unknown

36. “To be number one, you have to train like you’re number two” – Maurice Green

37. ‘Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” – Jim Rohn

38. “Go Hard, or Go Home” – Uknown

39. “Just do it” – Nike

40. “Everybody wants to be a bodybuilder, but don’t nobody wanna lift no heavy ass weight.” – Ronnie Coleman

41. “The pain you feel today is the strength you’ll feel tomorrow” – Unknown

42. “Don’t ask for a light load, but rather ask for a strong back.” – Unknown

43. “The only easy day was yesterday” – Navy SEALS

44. “The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

45. “No pain, no gain” – Unknown

46. “One man has enthusiasm for 30 minutes, another for 30 days,but it is the man who has it for 30 years who makes a success of his life.” – Unknown

47. “Light weight … Yeah buddy!” – Ronnie Coleman

50. “I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times” – Bruce Lee

51. “No excuses” – Unknown

52. “Intensity builds immensity” – Kevin Levrone

53. “Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.” – George Halas

54. “I will sacrifice whatever is necessary to be the best.” – J.J. Watt

55. “You shall gain, but you shall pay with sweat, blood, and vomit.” – Pavel Tsatsouline

56. “In training, you listen to your body. In competition, you tell your body to shut up.” – Rich Froning

57. “Don’t be afraid of failure. This is the way to succeed.” – LeBron James

58. “Most people give up right before the big break comes—don’t let that person be you.” – Michael Boyle

59. “You have to push past your perceived limits, push past that point you thought was as far as you can go.” – Drew Brees

60. “Continuous effort — not strength or intelligence — is the key to unlocking our potential.” – Liane Cardes

61. “If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat.” – Herschel Walker

62. “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” – Michael Jordan

63. “Fall seven times, stand up eight.” – Chinese Proverb

64. “Clear your mind of can’t.” – Samuel Johnson

65. “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky

66. “Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.” – John Wooden

67. “If you think lifting weights is dangerous, try being weak. Being weak is dangerous.” – Bret Contreras

68. “The brave may not live forever, but the cautious don’t live at all.” – Ashley L

69. “Adversity cause some men to break; others to break records.” – William A. Ward

70. “Why have you not broken from the pack? You’re playing it safe. Safe aint gonna get you sh!t in this world” – Stone Cold Steve Austin

71. “You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” – Walt Disney

72. “It is not the size of a man but the size of his heart that matters.” – Evander Holyfield

73. “If you don’t learn from your mistakes, then they become regrets.” – John Cena

74. “You were born to be a player. You were meant to be here. This moment is yours.” – Herb Brooks

75. “Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.” – Susan Gale

76. “Make sure your worst enemy doesn’t live between your own two ears.” – Laird Hamilton

77. “You’re gonna have to go through hell, worse than any nightmare you’ve ever dreamed. But when it’s over, I know you’ll be the one standing. You know what you have to do. DO IT!” – Rocky IV

78. “For me life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

79. “To feel strong, to walk amongst humans with a tremendous feeling of confidence and superiority is not at all wrong. The sense of superiority in bodily strength is borne out by the long history of mankind paying homage in folklore, song and poetry to strong men” – Fred Hatfield

80. “Passion trumps everything” – Dave Tate