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I hated every minute of training, but I said, ''Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.''

Author: Muhammad Ali (1942)

Profession: American Boxer

Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

The more I train the more I realize I have more speed in me.

Author: Leroy Burrell (1967)

Profession: American Track Athlete

Training is all-encompassing and should be related to everything a unit does, or can have happen to it.

Author: Arthur Collins

Profession: American Army General

People say I'm around because I have a lot of heart, but I know all the heart in the world couldn't have helped me if I wasn't physically fit.

Author: Jimmy Connors (1952)

Profession: American Tennis Player

We have learned to live in a world of mistakes and defective products as if they were necessary to life. It is time to adopt a new philosophy in America.

Author: Norman Cousins (1915-1990)

Profession: American Editor, Humanitarian, Author

It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.

Author: Queen Elizabeth (1926)

Profession: Current Queen of the United Kingdom

The best training any parent can give a child is to train the child to train himself.

Author: A. P. Gouthey


I succeed on my own personal motivation, dedication, and commitment…. My mindset is: If I'm not out there training, someone else is.

Author: Lynn Jennings (1960)

Profession: American Runner

I've never known a man worth his salt who in the long run, deep down in his heart, didn't appreciate the grind, the discipline... I firmly believe that any man's finest hour-this greatest fulfillment to all he holds dear--is the moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle -- victorious.

Author: Vince Lombardi (1913-1970)

Profession: American Football Coach

Train everyone lavishly, you can't overspend on training.

Author: Thomas J. Peters (1942)

Profession: American Management Consultant, Author, Trainer

We trained hard, but it seemed that every time we were beginning to form up into teams, we would be reorganized. I was to learn later in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganizing; and a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress while producing confusion, inefficiency, and demoralization.

Author: Petronius

Profession: Roman Writer

The truth is that most busy people cannot sustain a seven-day-a-week training schedule. There are too many other stresses and responsibilities in their lives.

Author: PattiSue Plumber

Profession: American Runner

Training gives us an outlet for suppressed energies created by stress and thus tone the spirit just as exercise conditions the body.

Author: Arnold Schwarzenegger (1947)

Profession: Austrian-born American Actor, Author, Director, Restaurateur

I'm like a duck: calm above the water, and paddling like hell underneath.

Author: Fred Shero

Profession: Hockey Coach