Top 51 Inspirational Wrestling Quotes On Success

The sport of wrestling is arguably the oldest known form of combat. It was a simple contest between two men who tried to eliminate one another from a circle by throwing each other to the ground and pinning each other down in its earliest forms.

Wrestling has had a significant cultural and political impact. It is considered among the most ancient sporting events globally and has been considered an essential part of human civilization throughout history.

Here are some inspirational quotes from one of the greatest wrestlers of all time who has lived out his dreams repeatedly. They will surely motivate you to make your dreams a reality.

51 Inspirational Wrestling Quotes On Success

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

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

3. “Once you’ve wrestled, everything else in life is easy.” ― Dan Gable

4. “Wrestling begins at the end of your comfort zone.” ― Anonymous

5. “Once you’ve wrestled, everything else in life is easy.” ― Dan Gable

6. “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

7. “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 which will help him to success in agility, strength, determination, coolness, and quick exercise of judgment.” ― Hugh Leonard

8. “Wrestling is not an action; it is a sport.” ― Anushka Sharma

9. “No matter what kind of wrestler, everyone is afraid of getting tired.” ― J. Robinson

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

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

12. “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

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

14. “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

15. “The pain of preparation is nothing like the pain of losing.” ― John Smith

16. “Pain is nothing compared to what it feels like to quit. Give everything you got today for tomorrow may never come.” ― Dan Gable

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

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

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

20. “You can run I will chase you. You can hide I will find you. We’re gonna fight and I’m gonna hurt you.” ― John Cena

21. “Wrestling is ballet with violence.” ― Jesse Ventur

22. “Success is the good fortune that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration, and inspiration.” ― Evan Esar

23. “No activity I know is more of a confidence builder and the same at time more humility training than wrestling.” ― James Leach

24. “It makes you remember every time that even the best can lose. One mistake can change everything.” ― Georges St. Pierre

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

26. “Everyone has the fire, but the champions know when to ignite the spark.” ― Amit Ray

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

28. “He that is good at making excuses is seldom good at anything else.” ― Anonymous

29. “Never Back Down and Never Quit.” ― John Cena

30. “Wrestling needs to be about the art form again. It needs to be about painting a picture and having a really good match.” ― Hulk Hogan

31. “Wrestling’s a form of expression, and it expresses vastness.” ― John Darnielle

32. “Wrestling will be around forever. It’s been around thousands of years. It’s going to be around till the end of time.” ― Mark Schultz

33. “It’s a little like wrestling a gorilla. You don’t quit when you’re tired – you quit when the gorilla is tired.” ― Robert Strauss

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

35. “The harder you work, the luckier you get.” ― Anonymous

36. “Victory happens when ten thousand hours of training meets one moment of opportunity.” ― Anonymous

37. “Winning is the science of being totally prepared.” ― George Allen

38. “The only things that matters in wrestling are your teeth and your testicles. Anything else, keep wrestling, stop whining.” ― Gary Dierks

39. “Always remember the pain of defeat, and never let it happen again.” ― Dan Gable

40. “When you’re wrestling with life and/or yourself and getting the beat down, don’t forget to tag God in!” – Jagadeesh Kumar

41. “I swear it upon Zeus an outstanding runner cannot be the equal of an average wrestler.” ― Socrates

42. “Win if you can, lose is you must, but ALWAYS cheat!.” ― Jesse Ventura

43. “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man’s determination.” ― Tommy Lasorda

44. “There’s no drama like wrestling.” ― Kane

45. “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

46. “Whether fighting or spitting, my discipline is unforgiving! John Cena

47. “Never stop fighting till the fight is done!” – Elliot Ness

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

49. “Wrestling and acting couldn’t be any more different in terms of what it takes to entertain. Wrestling is explosion, acting is implosion. One really screws up the other.” ― Roddy Piper

50. “To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you’re not, pretend you are.” ― Muhammad Ali

51. “Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” ― Lou Holtz

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