Ultimate List of 133 Wrestling Quotes (Strength)

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Legendary Wrestling Quotes

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

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

I grew up on a farm and I always learned when you work you go forward you dont stop and say well Ill take a break. You always go forward and get the job done.Pin

I grew up on a farm, and I always learned when you work, you go forward; you don’t stop and say, well, I’ll take a break. You always go forward and get the job done. Rulon Gardner

Anyone can wrestle until they are tired.Pin

Anyone can wrestle until they are tired. Cael Sanderson

Gold medals arent really made of gold. Theyre made of sweat determination and a hard to find alloy called guts.Pin

Gold medals aren’t really made of gold. They’re made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts. Dan Gable

The 1st period is won by the best technician. The 2nd period is won by the kid in the best shape. And the 3rd period is won by the kid with the biggest heart.Pin

The 1st period is won by the best technician. The 2nd period is won by the kid in the best shape. And the 3rd period is won by the kid with the biggest heart. Lou Banach

Excuses stop here.Pin

Excuses stop here.

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

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

Success starts with believing in yourself.Pin

Success starts with believing in yourself.

A lot of my intensity in wrestling was due to my mental preparation before the matches. I got myself into a different world.Pin

A lot of my intensity in wrestling was due to my mental preparation before the matches. I got myself into a different world. Dan Gable

I would say wrestling gives you confidence. It gives you strength. It helps you learn discipline, and to know that you have to love the process and respect the process, andPin

I would say wrestling gives you confidence. It gives you strength. It helps you learn discipline, and to know that you have to love the process and respect the process, and if you just keep going, you can accomplish anything. Alexa Bliss

In wrestling you dont rise to the occasion you sink to the level of your training.Pin

In wrestling, you don’t rise to the occasion; you sink to the level of your training. Jordan Burroughs

There is no great achievement that is not the result of patient working and waiting.Pin

There is no great achievement that is not the result of patient working and waiting. J. G. Holland

Wrestling teaches you to be a competitor in everything you do.Pin

Wrestling teaches you to be a competitor in everything you do. Tom Brands

Wrestling is a team sport and an individual sport all rolled into one.Pin

Wrestling is a team sport, and an individual sport all rolled into one. William Baldwin

Spectacular achievements come from unspectacular preparation.Pin

Spectacular achievements come from unspectacular preparation. Roger Staubach

Chance favors those who are prepared.Pin

Chance favors those who are prepared. Louis Pasteur

If we cannot find a way we will make one.Pin

If we cannot find a way, we will make one. Wrestling Quotes

Victory happens when ten thousand hours of training meet one moment of opportunity.Pin

Victory happens when ten thousand hours of training meet one moment of opportunity.

Everything you want is on the other side of fear.Pin

Everything you want is on the other side of fear.

I stopped playing video games I stopped playing other sports and I just dove head first into wrestling and its been my passion ever since I discovered it.Pin

I stopped playing video games, I stopped playing other sports, and I just dove head first into wrestling and it’s been my passion ever since I discovered it. Kevin Owens

Success is not measured it is earned.Pin

Success is not measured; it is earned.

Wrestling is about finding your inner strength and unleashing it on the mat.Pin

Wrestling is about finding your inner strength and unleashing it on the mat. Cael Sanderson

I have a fighting spirit. I was brought up by a strong mother who taught me never to say cant.Pin

I have a fighting spirit. I was brought up by a strong mother who taught me never to say ‘can’t’. Conor McGregor

The mat doesnt lie it reveals your character and dedication.Pin

The mat doesn’t lie; it reveals your character and dedication. Cael Sanderson

Wrestling is a sport where your mind and body must work in harmony.Pin

Wrestling is a sport where your mind and body must work in harmony. Clarissa Chun

In wrestling you have to be both mentally and physically tough to succeed.Pin

In wrestling, you have to be both mentally and physically tough to succeed. John Smith

Wrestling is a sport of technique leverage and strategy.Pin

Wrestling is a sport of technique, leverage, and strategy. Cary Kolat

Success isnt always about greatness its about consistency.Pin

Success isn’t always about greatness; it’s about consistency.

Once you learn to quit it becomes a habit.Pin

Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.

I have high expectations for myself as an athlete, as a man, as an individual and wrestling has helped me build a lot of character knowing that I have to remain humblePin

I have high expectations for myself – as an athlete, as a man, as an individual – and wrestling has helped me build a lot of character knowing that I have to remain humble but also fight complacency. Jordan Burroughs

No activity I know is more of a confidence builder and at the same time more humility training than wrestling.Pin

No activity I know is more of a confidence builder and at the same time more ‘humility training’ than wrestling. Jim Leach Wrestling Quotes

Determination is the strength needed to succeed.Pin

Determination is the strength needed to succeed. Dan Gable

Strength and Determination: Wrestler Quotes

Everything I do is to become better the best ever and Im not going to stop.Pin

Everything I do is to become better, the best ever and I’m not going to stop. Dolph Ziggler

Victory is sweeter when youve tasted defeat on the wrestling mat.Pin

Victory is sweeter when you’ve tasted defeat on the wrestling mat. Dan Gable

Victory goes to the wrestler who makes the next to last mistake.Pin

Victory goes to the wrestler who makes the next-to-last mistake. Jackie Mason

Wrestling is a sport that demands mental toughness and unwavering commitment.Pin

Wrestling is a sport that demands mental toughness and unwavering commitment. John Smith

In wrestling every practice is a battle and every match is a war.Pin

In wrestling, every practice is a battle, and every match is a war. Cary Kolat

Wrestling begins at the end of your comfort zone.Pin

Wrestling begins at the end of your comfort zone.

Wrestling is about control and discipline its about understanding your opponent and outsmarting them.Pin

Wrestling is about control and discipline; it’s about understanding your opponent and outsmarting them. Dan Gable

The reward isnt as good without the struggle.Pin

The reward isn’t as good without the struggle.

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

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

Take pride in how far youve come have faith in how far youll go.Pin

Take pride in how far you’ve come; have faith in how far you’ll go.

If you can refine your skills and eliminate your mistakes you will start winning. Thats the price you must pay to be successful in wrestling and in most aspects of life.Pin

If you can refine your skills and eliminate your mistakes, you will start winning. That’s the price you must pay to be successful in wrestling, and in most aspects of life. Jay Robinson Wrestling Quotes

Sometimes you win sometimes you learn.Pin

Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.

But its the wrestler who can put the fatigue out of his mind and break through the wall like a marathon runner after or miles who will survive.Pin

But it’s the wrestler who can put the fatigue out of his mind and break through the ‘wall,’ like a marathon runner after or miles, who will survive.  Lou Banach

Take a technical wrestler, get them tired, and they aren’t as technical. Take a quick wrestler, get them tired, and they aren’t as quick. Or, take a technical wrestler, getPin

Take a technical wrestler, get them tired, and they aren’t as technical. Take a quick wrestler, get them tired, and they aren’t as quick. Or, 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 a sport where you cant hide it exposes your weaknesses.Pin

Wrestling is a sport where you can’t hide; it exposes your weaknesses. Clarissa Chun

In wrestling the greatest victories often come from the most challenging matches.Pin

In wrestling, the greatest victories often come from the most challenging matches. Dan Gable

Potential is interesting. Performance is everything.Pin

Potential is interesting. Performance is everything.

All I want is wrestling to grow while living my dream and if I can help then thats beyond my dreams.Pin

All I want is wrestling to grow while living my dream, and if I can help, then that’s beyond my dreams. Drew McIntyre

Wrestlers are the unsung heroes of the sports world.Pin

Wrestlers are the unsung heroes of the sports world. Cary Kolat

Once youve wrestled everything else in life is easy.Pin

Once you’ve wrestled, everything else in life is easy. Dan Gable

Wrestlers are the embodiment of determination and heart.Pin

Wrestlers are the embodiment of determination and heart. Mark Cuban Wrestling Quotes

Champions are people who get up when they cant.Pin

Champions are people who get up when they can’t.

Without sacrifice there can be no victory.Pin

Without sacrifice, there can be no victory.

Being defeated is only a temporary condition Giving up is what makes it permanent.Pin

Being defeated is only a temporary condition; Giving up is what makes it permanent.

Anyone who never fails is someone who never tries.Pin

Anyone who never fails is someone who never tries.

Wrestling is the only sport I’ve ever competed in that puts you totally in a situation of constant motion without breaks. I could play football or baseball, swim but therePin

Wrestling is the only sport I’ve ever competed in that puts you totally in a situation of constant motion without breaks. I could play football or baseball, swim — but there’s always some kind of situation that would break my thoughts, break my concentration. Dan Gable

In wrestling the pain of training is nothing compared to the pain of regret.Pin

In wrestling, the pain of training is nothing compared to the pain of regret. Dan Gable

A man can be as great as he wants to be. If you believe in yourself and have the courage, determination, dedication, the competitive drive, and if you are willing toPin

A man can be as great as he wants to be. If you believe in yourself and have the courage, determination, 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

Wrestling is the ultimate test of strength speed and endurance.Pin

Wrestling is the ultimate test of strength, speed, and endurance. Tom Brands

Wrestling is a sport that molds you into a better person on and off the mat.Pin

Wrestling is a sport that molds you into a better person, on and off the mat. John Smith

Everyone has the fire but the champions know when to ignite the spark.Pin

Everyone has the fire, but the champions know when to ignite the spark. Amit Ray

Wrestling is a sport that teaches you to be comfortable in uncomfortable positions.Pin

Wrestling is a sport that teaches you to be comfortable in uncomfortable positions. Jordan Burroughs Wrestling Quotes

The wrestling begins before you even engage in the clinch Ive said this already. This is one thing people dont know wrestling begins on the feet with the stand up.Pin

Motivational Quotes for Wrestlers

The wrestling begins before you even engage in the clinch, I’ve said this already. This is one thing people don’t know, wrestling begins on the feet with the stand up. Israel Adesanya

No exercise brings into play all the muscles of the body in a more thorough manner, and none is more interesting than wrestling. He will find no other exercise more valuablePin

No exercise brings into play all the muscles of the body in a more thorough manner, and none is more interesting than wrestling. He will find no other exercise more valuable in the cultivation of faculties that will help him to succeed in agility, strength, determination, coolness, and quick exercise of judgment. Hugh Leonard

Wrestling is not just a sport its a way of life.Pin

Wrestling is not just a sport; it’s a way of life. Cary Kolat

The greatest lessons in life are often learned on the wrestling mat.Pin

The greatest lessons in life are often learned on the wrestling mat. Dan Gable

In wrestling you have to embrace the grind and push through the pain.Pin

In wrestling, you have to embrace the grind and push through the pain. Jordan Burroughs

On the mat its just you and your opponent theres no one to blame but yourself.Pin

On the mat, it’s just you and your opponent; there’s no one to blame but yourself. Cael Sanderson

Give yourself up to loneliness fear nothing and work hard.Pin

Give yourself up to loneliness, fear nothing and work hard. Bret Hart

Anybody can win the matches you can dominate but its the tough matches that are going to make the difference.Pin

Anybody can win the matches you can dominate, but it’s the tough matches that are going to make the difference. Jim Zalesky

Wrestling is a chess match on the mat with the body as your pieces.Pin

Wrestling is a chess match on the mat, with the body as your pieces. Clarissa Chun

Look in the mirror thats your competition.Pin

Look in the mirror; that’s your competition.

Youre never a loser until you quit trying.Pin

You’re never a loser until you quit trying. Mike Ditka

Amateur wrestling is a sport where character is built through adversity.Pin

Amateur wrestling is a sport where character is built through adversity. Jordan Burroughs

Wrestling is a universal language. The moves the facial expressions most people understand.Pin

Wrestling is a universal language. The moves, the facial expressions, most people understand. Shinsuke Nakamura

Mediocrity is as close to the bottom as it is to the top.Pin

Mediocrity is as close to the bottom as it is to the top.

Wrestling has been a way of life with me day in and day out. I won’t get too far away from it. I might walk through the wrestling room once a week. I could go every day ifPin

Wrestling has been a way of life with me day in and day out. I won’t get too far away from it. I might walk through the wrestling room once a week. I could go every day if I wanted. But just walk through, make sure it’s still there. Dan Gable

Wrestling is the sport where the underdog can become a champion with hard work and dedication.Pin

Wrestling is the sport where the underdog can become a champion with hard work and dedication. Jordan Burroughs

Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.Pin

Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it. Wrestling Quotes

Wrestling is not an action it is a sport.Pin

Wrestling is not an action; it is a sport. Anushka Sharma

Wrestling teaches you to overcome adversity and keep moving forward.Pin

Wrestling teaches you to overcome adversity and keep moving forward. Jordan Burroughs

Wrestling is about setting goals and relentlessly pursuing them.Pin

Wrestling is about setting goals and relentlessly pursuing them. Tom Brands

Wrestling is about resilience and the determination to overcome any obstacle.Pin

Wrestling is about resilience and the determination to overcome any obstacle. Clarissa Chun

When the day comes when you dont believe in yourself theres the door. Get the hell outPin

When the day comes when you don’t believe in yourself, there’s the door. Get the hell out! John Cena

If your goal isnt to be on top then you dont deserve to be here.Pin

If your goal isn’t to be on top, then you don’t deserve to be here. Big E Langston

Failure to prepare is preparing to fail.Pin

Failure to prepare is preparing to fail.

Its not the will to win that matters everyone has that. Its the will to prepare to win that matters.Pin

It’s not the will to win that matters – everyone has that. It’s the will to prepare to win that matters.

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength not a lack of knowledge but rather a lack of will.Pin

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will. Vince Lombardi

Amateur wrestling is a sport of sacrifice and relentless pursuit of excellence. 1Pin

Amateur wrestling is a sport that forges champions in the crucible of competition. Mark Cuban

Blood sweat and respect. The first two you give. The last you earn. Give it. Earn it.Pin

Blood, sweat and respect. The first two you give. The last you earn. Give it. Earn it. The Rock

In wrestling its not about the size of the dog in the fight but the size of the fight in the dog.Pin

In wrestling, it’s not about the size of the dog in the fight but the size of the fight in the dog. Mark Cuban Wrestling Quotes

Every day I turned a you cant into a you can.Pin

Every day, I turned a ‘you can’t’ into a ‘you can.’ Rulon Gardner

Its been around for thousands of years. Its going to be around till the end of time.Pin

It’s been around for thousands of years. It’s going to be around till the end of time. Mark Schultz

The bond between wrestlers is unbreakable its a brotherhood.Pin

The bond between wrestlers is unbreakable; it’s a brotherhood. John Smith

Famous Wrestling Quotes of All Time

I fear not the man who has practiced 10000 kicks once but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10000 times.Pin

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

Amateur wrestling is not just a sport its a way of life and a source of inspiration.Pin

Amateur wrestling is not just a sport; it’s a way of life and a source of inspiration. Jordan Burroughs

Wrestling is a sport that forces you to confront your fears and conquer them.Pin

Wrestling is a sport that forces you to confront your fears and conquer them. John Smith

Wrestling is a journey of self discovery and self improvement.Pin

Wrestling is a journey of self-discovery and self-improvement. Tom Brands

Never Back Down and Never Quit.Pin

Never Back Down and Never Quit. John Cena

Wrestling is something that nothing else can replace for me.Pin

Wrestling is something that nothing else can replace for me. Daniel Bryan

Wrestling is a battle of wills as much as it is a physical contest.Pin

Wrestling is a battle of wills as much as it is a physical contest. Clarissa Chun

Preparation is a mentality With wrestling being my background, I’ve always learned to overwork, overwork. Work, work, work, work. It’s not always the talented that winsPin

Preparation is a mentality… With wrestling being my background, I’ve always learned to overwork, overwork. Work, work, work, work. It’s not always the talented that wins, but it’s the one who puts in the most preparation and thought into things. Dominick Cruz

Wrestling is an art form. I dont worry about those who dont get it I worry about satisfying those who do.Pin

Wrestling is an art form. I don’t worry about those who don’t get it; I worry about satisfying those who do. Paul Heyman

Wrestling is about learning from your losses and coming back stronger.Pin

Wrestling is about learning from your losses and coming back stronger. Tom Brands

Never stop fighting till the fight is donePin

Never stop fighting till the fight is done! Elliot Ness

Respect your opponents but dont ever fear them.Pin

Respect your opponents, but don’t ever fear them.

Amateur wrestling is a sport of sacrifice and relentless pursuit of excellence.Pin

Amateur wrestling is a sport of sacrifice and relentless pursuit of excellence. Cary Kolat

Learning from the best you will eventually become the best if you have the talent already if you have that potential.Pin

Learning from the best, you will eventually become the best if you have the talent already, if you have that potential. Randy Orton

Great accomplishments require great sacrifices.Pin

Great accomplishments require great sacrifices.

Wrestling is overcoming obstacles. Every drop of sweat every black eye and every mile run reinforce that the will to train sets winners apart.Pin

Wrestling is overcoming obstacles. Every drop of sweat, every black eye, and every mile run reinforce that the will to train sets winners apart.

Fatigue makes cowards of us all.Pin

Fatigue makes cowards of us all. Vince Lombardi

This is a sport wrestling that has turned many boys into men and many men into leaders. And it is a sport in which you can be a giant regardless of how big you are.Pin

This is a sport (wrestling) that has turned many boys into men and many men into leaders. And it is a sport in which you can be a giant regardless of how big you are. Carl Albert Wrestling Quotes

I breathe wrestling. Its in my blood. I have kind of a confidence when I walk.Pin

I breathe wrestling. It’s in my blood. I have kind of a confidence when I walk. Kane

In wrestling the only limit is the one you place on yourself.Pin

In wrestling, the only limit is the one you place on yourself. Clarissa Chun

We as a wrestling community better remember it is more than one individual that makes a winner.Pin

We, as a wrestling community, better remember it is more than one individual that makes a winner. Dan Gable

Failure is part of success but failure will never stand in the way of success if you learn from it.Pin

Failure is part of success, but failure will never stand in the way of success if you learn from it.

Wrestling is the pursuit of excellence and constant improvement.Pin

Wrestling is the pursuit of excellence and constant improvement. Cael Sanderson

Wrestling is a little like wrestling a gorilla. You dont quit when you are tired you quit when the gorilla is tired.Pin

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

The pain of wrestling is temporary but the pride of victory lasts forever.Pin

The pain of wrestling is temporary, but the pride of victory lasts forever. Dan Gable

Wrestling is a lifestyle that demands dedication and sacrifice.Pin

Wrestling is a lifestyle that demands dedication and sacrifice. John Smith

There are no losers in wrestling only winners and learners.Pin

There are no losers in wrestling, only winners and learners.

I am not the biggest I am not the strongest but I am damn sure the toughestPin

I am not the biggest, I am not the strongest, but I am damn sure the toughest! Daniel Bryan

In wrestling you find out who you truly are on the mat.Pin

In wrestling, you find out who you truly are on the mat. Henry Cejudo

Home is where the mat is.Pin

Home is where the mat is. Wrestling Quotes

He that is good at making excuses is seldom good at anything else.Pin

He that is good at making excuses is seldom good at anything else.

Theres a lot of blood sweat and guts between dreams and success.Pin

There’s a lot of blood, sweat, and guts between dreams and success. Bear Bryant

I can take anyone down at any time they cant take me down no one can ride or turn me I can control anyone.Pin

I can take anyone down at anytime; they can’t take me down; no one can ride or turn me; I can control anyone. Dan Gable

When you go the extra mile its never crowded.Pin

When you go the extra mile, it’s never crowded.

I dont count my sit ups. I only start counting when it starts hurting. That is when I start counting because then it really counts.Pin

I don’t count my sit-ups. I only start counting when it starts hurting. That is when I start counting because then it really counts. Muhammad Ali

Wrestling is a sport that rewards those who put in the work day in and day out.Pin

Wrestling is a sport that rewards those who put in the work, day in and day out. Dan Gable
As long as you are enjoying your wrestling and enjoying what you are doing thats all that really matters.Pin
As long as you are enjoying your wrestling and enjoying what you are doing, that’s all that really matters.

Breaking Stereotypes and Making Strides: The Rise of Women in Amateur Wrestling

In the realm of amateur wrestling, a dynamic transformation is taking place, challenging stereotypes and reshaping the narrative of a traditionally male-dominated sport. The emergence and flourishing presence of female amateur wrestlers are not only breaking barriers but also inspiring a new generation of athletes to step onto the mat.

Historically, wrestling has been synonymous with masculinity, but women have been steadily rewriting this narrative. Today, female amateur wrestlers are not merely participants; they are formidable competitors, displaying strength, skill, and resilience that rival their male counterparts. The achievements of these women on the mat are not just victories for themselves but victories for breaking down long-standing gender norms.

One of the pivotal moments in the surge of women in amateur wrestling was the inclusion of women’s wrestling in the Olympic Games. This marked a significant step forward, providing a global platform for female wrestlers to showcase their talents and athleticism. The Olympic stage became a catalyst for change, inspiring more women to take up the sport and demonstrating that wrestling is not confined by gender boundaries.

Across various weight classes and wrestling styles, female athletes have demonstrated exceptional prowess, with technique and strategy that are both nuanced and powerful. Their contributions to the sport go beyond the physical; they challenge societal norms and redefine perceptions of femininity and strength. Female wrestlers are not just breaking stereotypes; they are forging new norms that celebrate athleticism, determination, and skill regardless of gender.

The rise of women’s wrestling has also led to the establishment and growth of dedicated women’s wrestling communities and leagues. These platforms provide crucial support networks for female wrestlers, fostering camaraderie and solidarity. As the sport continues to evolve, so too does the culture surrounding it, creating an environment where female wrestlers are celebrated for their achievements rather than being confined by preconceived notions.

In interviews with pioneering female wrestlers, a recurring theme emerges: the desire to inspire others. These athletes see themselves as trailblazers, paving the way for future generations of women in the sport. Their stories resonate beyond the wrestling mat, resonating with anyone who has ever faced adversity or doubted their capabilities.

The increasing prominence of women in amateur wrestling is not just a trend but a seismic shift in the landscape of the sport. These women are not only breaking stereotypes but shattering them, paving the way for a more inclusive and diverse future for amateur wrestling. As they continue to make strides on the mat, they are leaving an indelible mark on the sport’s history, proving that wrestling is a pursuit where strength knows no gender.

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