Mental Toughness Quotes

A lot of people are afraid to tell the truth, to say no. That’s where toughness comes into play. Toughness is not being a bully. It’s having backbone. Robert Kiyosaki

Concentration and mental toughness are the margins of victory. Bill Russell

Mental toughness is to physical as four is to one. Bob Knight

Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles. Alex Karras

Great leaders don’t need to act tough. Their confidence and humility serve to underscore their toughness. Simon Sinek

In terms of instilling the values of mental toughness and work ethic, discipline is the gift that keeps on giving. William Baldwin

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves. Edmund Hillary

What makes you really come together under pressure is determination and focus and toughness. Debi Thomas

If you want something in your life you’ve never had, you’ll have to do something, you’ve never done. JD Houston

Winners build on mistakes. Losers dwell on them. Arnold Mori

A lot of people run a race to see who’s the fastest. I run to see who has the most guts. Steve Prefontaine

Competitive toughness is an acquired skill and not an inherited gift. Chris Evert

The most important attribute a player must have is mental toughness. Mia Hamm

We must combine the toughness of the serpent with the softness of the dove, a tough mind and a tender heart. Martin Luther King Jr.

Good work habits help develop an internal toughness and a self-confident attitude that will sustain you through every adversity and temporary discouragement. Paul J. Flever

Mental toughness is not being affected by anything but what’s going on in the game or competition no matter what coaches, other players, or refs are doing. It’s being able to block out what’s not important. Jenny Brenden

To play the inner game is not really a matter of choice–it is always going on and it is played in various outer games. The only two questions are whether we are playing it consciously and whether we are winning or losing. W. Timothy Gallwey

Rule your mind or it will rule you. Horace

Mental Toughness is not letting anyone break you. Tom Izzo

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

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands in times of challenge and controversy. Dr. Martin Luther King

Toughness is not usually seen in the actions of a person, rather in the reaction of that person. Ralph Jean-Paul


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