Mental Toughness Sayings and Quotes

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

The most important attribute a player must have is mental toughness. Mia Hamm
Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Because when you're really scared to do something, do it right away. Henry V. O'Neil
It's never easy when you're constantly looking to become more. T Jay Taylor
Being tough today might cause you to be weak in the future. Dan Groat
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible. Arthur C. Clarke
Mental toughness is essential to success. Vince Lombardi
Men's best successes come after their disappointments. Henry Ward Beecher.
It takes energy, mental toughness and spiritual reinforcement to successfully deal with life's opportunities, and to reach your objectives. Zig Ziglar
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit. Aristotle
Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose–a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye. Mary Shelley
If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it. Michael Jordan
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. Ralph Waldo Emerson
It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, 'always do what you are afraid to do. Ralph Waldo Emerson
When you are going through hell, keep going. Winston Churchill
If you're looking for the easy challenge, you're not cut out for success. T Jay Taylor
What makes you really come together under pressure is determination and focus and toughness. Debi Thomas
In terms of instilling the values of mental toughness and work ethic, discipline is the gift that keeps on giving. William Baldwin
Mental toughness is to physical as four is to one. Bobby Knight
Concentration and mental toughness are the margins of victory. Bill Russell
It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves. Edmund Hillary
You're all so busy trying to be tough that you've forgotten how to be brave. K. Towne Jr.
Inspiration and genius one and the same. Victor Hugo
Life has no smooth road for any of us; and in the bracing atmosphere of a high aim the very roughness stimulates the climber to steadier steps, till the legend, over steep ways to the stars, fulfills itself. W. C. Doane
Mental toughness is spartanism with qualities of sacrifice, self-denial, dedication. It is fearlessness, and it is love. Vince Lombardi
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there. Will Rogers
Every artist was first an amateur. Ralph Waldo Emerson
In life, toughness and roughness go together. Auliq Ice