Bruce Lee Quotes! Famous Bruce Lee Quotes That’ll Inspire You

Bruce Lee Quotes

  • “If you truly love life, don’t waste time because time is what life is made of.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Don’t fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.” —Bruce Lee
  • 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
  • “The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.” —Bruce Lee

Famous Bruce Lee Quotes

  • “Simplicity is the key to brilliance.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Preparation for tomorrow is hard work today.” —Bruce Lee
  • “What you habitually think largely determines what you will ultimately become.” —Bruce Lee
  • “The less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be.” —Bruce Lee
  • “You will never get any more out of life than you expect.” —Bruce Lee
  • “I am not teaching you anything. I just help you to explore yourself.” —Bruce Lee
  • “A fight is not won by one punch or kick. Either learn to endure or hire a bodyguard.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Life is never stagnation. It is constant movement, un-rhythmic movement, as we as constant change. Things live by moving and gain strength as they go.” —Bruce Lee
  • “If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.” —Bruce Lee
  • “The world is full of people who are determined to be somebody or to give trouble. They want to get ahead, to stand out. Such ambition has no use for a gung fu man, who rejects all forms of self-assertiveness and competition.” —Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee Inspirational Quotes

  • “Be happy, but never satisfied.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Real living is living for others.” —Bruce Lee
  • “To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.” —Bruce Lee
  • “In the middle of chaos lies opportunity.” —Bruce Lee
  • “The more we value things, the less we value ourselves.” —Bruce Lee
  • “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” —Bruce Lee
  • “The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.” —Bruce Lee
  • “If you don’t want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Only the self-sufficient stand-alone – most people follow the crowd and imitate.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Those who are unaware they are walking in darkness will never seek the light.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Absorb what is useful, discard what is useless and add what is specifically your own.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.” —Bruce Lee
  • “A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.” —Bruce Lee
  • “A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.” —Bruce Lee
  • “I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Life’s battles don’t always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later the man who wins, is the man who thinks he can.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one’s potential.” —Bruce Lee
  • “To spend time is to pass it in a specified manner. To waste time is to expend it thoughtlessly or carelessly. We all have time to either spend or waste and it is our decision what to do with it. But once passed, it is gone forever.” —Bruce Lee

Motivating Bruce Lee Quotes – Training

  • “It’s not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Do not allow negative thoughts to enter your mind for they are the weeds that strangle confidence.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Defeat is a state of mind; no one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.” —Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee Quotes About Life

  • “As you think, so shall you become.” —Bruce Lee
  • “‎The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Remember no man is really defeated unless he is discouraged.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Mistakes are always forgivable if one has the courage to admit them.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.” —Bruce Lee
  • “If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.” —Bruce Lee
  • “In order to control myself I must first accept myself by going with and not against my nature.” —Bruce Lee
  • “For it is easy to criticize and break down the spirit of others, but to know yourself takes a lifetime.” —Bruce Lee
  • Now I see that I will never find the light unless, like the candle, I am my own fuel, consuming myself.” —Bruce Lee
  • “I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine.” —Bruce Lee
  • “…good technique includes quick changes, great variety, and speed. It may be a system of reversals much like a concept of God and the Devil.
  • “The medicine for my suffering I had within me from the very beginning but I did not take it.” —My ailment came from within myself, but I did not observe it, until this moment.
  • In the speed of events, which one is really in charge?…to put the heart of martial arts in your own heart and have it be a part of you means total comprehension and the use of a freestyle. When you have that you will know that there are no limits.” —Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee Quotes on Love

  • “If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.” —Bruce Lee
  • “If you truly love life, don’t waste time because time is what life is made of.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.” —Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee Quotes About Fighting

  • “Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Forget about winning and losing, forget about pride and pain.” —Bruce Lee
  • “My style? You can call it the art of fighting without fighting.” —Bruce Lee
  • “The essence of fighting is the art of moving at the right time.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Use only that which works, and take it from any place you can find it.” —Bruce Lee
  • “If you knew you had to fight for your life tomorrow, would you change your training today?” —Bruce Lee
  • “A fight is not won by one punch or kick. Either learn to endure or hire a bodyguard.” —Bruce Lee
  • “When you’re talking about fighting, as it is, with no rules, well then, baby you’d better train every part of your body.” —Bruce Lee
  • “He who wants to succeed should learn how to fight, to strive and to suffer. You can acquire a lot in life, if you are prepared to give up a lot to get it.” —Bruce Lee
  • “I personally do not believe in the word style. Why? Because, unless there are human beings with three arms and four legs, unless we have another group of human beings that are structurally different from us, there can be no different style of fighting.” —Bruce Lee
  • “When you fight, if it is a real fight, use every tool that you have, use your whole body. Use your fists, your legs, your fingers, and your head if you have to, and hit them in every vulnerable spot, the balls, the eyes etc. to win.” —Bruce Lee
  • “A good martial artist does not become tense, but ready. Not thinking, yet not dreaming. Ready for whatever may come. When the opponent expands, I contract; and when he contracts, I expand. And when there is an opportunity, “I” do not hit, “it” hits all by itself.” —Bruce Lee
  • “There’s so much myth and baloney. Like a 80-year-old man able to manhandle a 300-pounder with his little finger. Ridiculous. Or this matter of breaking bricks and boards wth the edge of your hand. Now I ask you, did you ever see a brick or a board pick a fight with anybody?” —Bruce Lee
  • “Forget about winning and losing; forget about pride and pain. Let your opponent graze your skin and you smash into his flesh; let him smash into your flesh and you fracture his bones; let him fracture your bones and you take his life! Do not be concerned with escaping safely- lay your life before him.” —Bruce Lee
  • “I don’t believe in different ways of fighting now. I mean, unless human beings have 3 arms and 3 legs, then we will have a different way of fighting. But basically we all have two arms and two legs so that is why I believe there should be only one way of fighting and that is no way.” —Bruce Lee
  • “You must have complete determination. The worst opponent you can come across is one whose aim has become an obsession. For instance, if a man has decided that he is going to bite off your nose no matter what happens to him in the process, the chances are he will succeed in doing it. He may be severely beaten up, too, but that will not stop him from carrying out his objective. That is the real fighter.” —Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee Quotes ‘Flowing Like Water’

  • “In the middle of chaos lies opportunity.” —Bruce Lee
  • “The idea is that flowing water never goes stale, so just keep on flowing.”― Bruce Lee
  • “In order to taste my cup of water you must first empty your cup.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Don’t get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.” —Bruce Lee
  • “I wish neither to possess nor to be possessed. I no longer covet ‘paradise’. More important, I no longer fear ‘hell’.” —Bruce Lee
  • “If you want to learn to swim jump into the water. On dry land no frame of mind is ever going to help you.”
  • “When one has reached maturity in the art, one will have a formless form. It is like ice dissolving in water. When one has no form, one can be all forms; when one has no style, he can fit in with any style.”
  • “Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle and it becomes the bottle. You put it in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Now, water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend.” —Bruce Lee
  • “You must be shapeless, formless, like water. When you pour water in a cup, it becomes the cup. When you pour water in a bottle, it becomes the bottle. When you pour water in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Water can drip and it can crash. Become like water my friend.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way round or through it. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves. Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle and it becomes the bottle. You put it in a teapot it becomes the teapot. Now, water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend.” —Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee Quotes About Life and Reality

  • “Be happy, but never satisfied.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Real living is living for others.” —Bruce Lee
  • “To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Showing off is the fool’s idea of glory.” —Bruce Lee
  • “A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.” —Bruce Lee
  • “There is “what is” only when there is no comparing and to live with “what is” is to be peaceful.” —Bruce Lee
  • “…we have more faith in what we imitate than in what we originate. We cannot derive a sense of absolute certitude from anything which has its roots in us.”
  • “Everything you do, if not in a relaxed state will be done at a lesser level than you are proficient. Thus the tensed expert marksman will aim at a level less than his/her student.” —Bruce Lee
  • “The most poignant sense of insecurity comes from standing alone and we are not alone when we imitate. It is thus with most of us; we are what other people say we are. We know ourselves chiefly by hearsay.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Self-knowledge involves relationship. To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person. Relationship is a process of self-evaluation and self-revelation. Relationship is the mirror in which you discover yourself – to be is to be related.” —Bruce Lee
  • “To me, the extraordinary aspect of martial arts lies in its simplicity. The easy way is also the right way, and martial arts is nothing at all special; the closer to the true way of martial arts, the less wastage of expression there is.” —Bruce Lee
  • “I’m moving and not moving at all. I’m like the moon underneath the waves that ever go on rolling and rocking. It is not, “I am doing this,” but rather, an inner realization that “this is happening through me,” or “it is doing this for me.” The consciousness of self is the greatest hindrance to the proper execution of all physical action.” —Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee Quotes On Knowledge That Will Give You Power

  • “Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.” —Bruce Lee
  • “If you want to be immortal live a life worth remembering.”― Bruce Lee
  • “It’s not what you give, it’s the way you give it.” —Bruce Lee
  • “The most dangerous person is the one who listens, thinks and observes.”― Bruce Lee
  • “If you think a thing is impossible, you’ll only make it impossible.”― Bruce Lee
  • “If you spend too much time thinking about a thing you will never get it done.”― Bruce Lee
  • “Masters in all branches of art must first be masters in living, for the soul creates everything.”― Bruce Lee
  • “The enemy of development is this pain phobia – the unwillingness to do a tiny bit of suffering.”― Bruce Lee
  • “If you follow the classical pattern, you are understanding the routine, the tradition, the shadow — you are not understanding yourself.”― Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee Quotes and Sayings

  • “Boards don’t hit back.”
  • “The word ‘superstar’ is an illusion.”
  • “Be self-aware, rather than a repetitious robot.”
  • “After all, all knowledge simply means self-knowledge.”
  • “The possession of anything begins in the mind.”
  • “Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.”
  • ”Obey the principles without being bound by them.”
  • “As you think, so shall you become.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Showing off is the fool’s idea of glory.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Obey the principles without being bound by them.” —Bruce Lee
  • “The possession of anything begins in the mind.” —Bruce Lee
  • “A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.”
  • “Life is wide, limitless. There is no border, no frontier.”
  • ”It’s not what you give, it’s the way you give it.”
  • “A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.”
  • “Using no way as a way, having no limitation as limitation.”
  • “The spirit of the individual is determined by his dominating thought habits.”
  • “Endurance is lost rapidly if one ceases to work at its maximum.”
  • “Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.”
  • “To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.” —Bruce Lee
  • “To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Absorb what is useful, Discard what is not, Add what is uniquely your own.”
  • “You just wait. I’m going to be the biggest Chinese Star in the world.”
  • “It’s not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Use only that which works, and take it from any place you can find it.”
  • “You just wait. I’m going to be the biggest Chinese Star in the world.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Life itself is your teacher, and you are in a state of constant learning.” —Bruce Lee
  • “The consciousness of self is the greatest hindrance to the proper execution of all physical action.”
  • “If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Man, the living creature, the creating individual, is always more important than any established style or system.”
  • “Learning is never cumulative, it is a movement of knowing which has no beginning and no end.”
  • “Never waste energy on worries or negative thoughts, all problems are brought into existence– drop them.” —Bruce Lee
  • “All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns.”
  • “Man, the living creature, the creating individual, is always more important than any established style or system.” —Bruce Lee
  • “A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.”
  • “Take no thought of who is right or wrong, or who is better than. Be not for or against.”
  • “All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.”
  • “Take no thought of who is right or wrong or who is better than. Be not for or against.” —Bruce Lee
  • “The stillness in stillness is not the real stillness; only when there is stillness in movement does the universal rhythm manifest.”
  • “The knowledge and skills you have achieved are meant to be forgotten so you can float comfortably in emptiness, without obstruction.”
  • “Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.”
  • “Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Its like a finger pointing away to the moon. Don’t concentrate on the finger or you will miss all that heavenly glory.”
  • “I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine.” —Bruce Lee
  • “If there is a God, he is within. You don’t ask God to give you things, you depend on God for your inner theme.”
  • “If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done. Make at least one definite move daily toward your goal.”
  • “Choose the positive. You have choice, you are master of your attitude, choose the positive, the constructive. Optimism is a faith that leads to success.”
  • “The doubters said, ‘Man cannot fly,’ The doers said, ‘Maybe, but we’ll try,’ And finally soared In the morning glow While non-believers Watched from below.”
  • “What is” is more important than ‘what should be.’ Too many people are looking at ‘what is’ from a position of thinking ‘what should be’.”
  • “The moment is freedom. I couldn’t live by a rigid schedule. I try to live freely from moment to moment, letting things happen and adjusting to them.” —Bruce Lee
  • “But neither can you condemn nor justify and yet be extraordinarily alive as you walk on. You can never invite the wind but you must leave the window open.”
  • “The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a pattern of systems.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Reality is apparent when one ceases to compare. There is “what is” only when there is no comparison at all, and to live with what is, is to be peaceful.”
  • “Do not be tense, just be ready, not thinking but not dreaming, not being set but being flexible. It is being “wholly” and quietly alive, aware and alert, ready for whatever may come.”
  • “Many people dedicate their lives to actualizing a concept of what they should be like, rather than actualizing themselves. This difference between self-actualization and self-image actualization is very important. Most people live only for their image.”
  • “Know the difference between a catastrophe and an inconvenience. To realize that it’s just an inconvenience, that it is not a catastrophe, but just an unpleasantness, is part of coming into your own, part of waking up.”
  • “The second-hand artist blindly following his sensei or sifu accepts his pattern. As a result, his action is and, more importantly, his thinking become mechanical. His responses become automatic, according to set patterns, making him narrow and limited.”
  • “One should be in harmony with, not in opposition to, the strength and force of the opposition. This means that one should do nothing that is not natural or spontaneous; the important thing is not to strain in any way.”
  • “If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.” —Bruce Lee
  • “Because one does not want to be disturbed, to be made uncertain, he establishes a pattern of conduct, of thought, a pattern of relationship to man etc. Then he becomes a slave to the pattern and takes the pattern to be the real thing.”
  • “It is not a shame to be knocked down by other people. The important thing is to ask when you’re being knocked down, ‘Why am I being knocked down?’ If a person can reflect in this way, then there is hope for this person.”
  • “The athlete who is building muscles though weight training should be very sure to work adequately on speed and flexibility at the same time. In combat, without the prior attributes, a strong man will be like the bull with its colossal strength futilely pursuing the matador or like a low-geared truck chasing a rabbit.”
  • “Forget about winning and losing; forget about pride and pain. Let your opponent graze your skin and you smash into his flesh; let him smash into your flesh and you fracture his bones; let him fracture your bones and you take his life! Do not be concerned with escaping safely – lay your life before him!!”
  • “Life is better lived than conceptualized. This writing can be less demanding should I allow myself to indulge in the usual manipulating game of role creation. Fortunately for me, my self-knowledge has transcended that and I’ve come to understand that life is best to be lived — not to be conceptualized. If you have to think, you still do not understand.”
  • “Fear comes from uncertainty; we can eliminate the fear within us when we know ourselves better. As the great Sun Tzu said: “When you know yourself and your opponent, you will win every time. When you know yourself but not your opponent, you will win one and lose one. However, when you do not know yourself or your opponent, you will be imperiled every time.”
  • “Art is the way to the absolute and to the essence of human life. The aim of art is not the one-sided promotion of spirit, soul and senses, but the opening of all human capacities – thought, feeling, will – to the life rhythm of the world of nature. So will the voiceless voice be heard and the self be brought into harmony with it.”
  • “If you always put limits on what you can do, physical or anything else, it’ll spread over into the rest of your life. It’ll spread into your work, into your morality, into your entire being. There are no limits. There are plateaus, but you must not stay there, you must go beyond them. If it kills you, it kills you. A man must constantly exceed his level.”
  • “I wish neither to possess nor to be possessed. I no longer covet ‘paradise’. More important, I no longer fear ‘hell’. The medicine for my suffering I had within me from the very beginning but I did not take it. My ailment came from within myself, but I did not observe it, until this moment. Now I see that I will never find the light unless, like the candle, I am my own fuel, consuming myself.”
  • “I am learning to understand rather than immediately judge or to be judged. I cannot blindly follow the crowd and accept their approach. I will not allow myself to indulge in the usual manipulating game of role creation. Fortunately for me, my self-knowledge has transcended that and I have come to understand that life is best to be lived and not to be conceptualized. I am happy because I am growing daily and I am honestly not knowing where the limit lies. To be certain, every day there can be a revelation or a new discovery. I treasure the memory of the past misfortunes. It has added more to my bank of fortitude.”

Quotes About Bruce Lee

  • “All these years later, people still wonder about how Bruce died. I prefer to remember how he lived.” —Linda Lee Cadwell
  • “Bruce Lee is one of my idols as an entrepreneur. He was a martial artist, film director, producer, screenwriter, philosopher and actor.” —Brian Ainsley Horn
  • “Bruce Lee is arguably the most influential martial artist of all time–and his work as an actor and filmmaker marked a turning point in the way Asians were depicted in film in the U.S.” —Aura Bogado

Inspiring Hiking Quotes! Best Quotes On Hiking to Inspire You

Inspirational Hiking Quotes

  • “Walking is a man’s best medicine.”—Hippocrates
  • “Each fresh peak ascended teaches something.” —Sir Martin Conway
  • “People don’t take trips, trips take people.”—John Steinbeck
  • “A walk in nature walks the soul back home.”—Mary Davis
  • “Hiking’s not for everyone. Notice the wilderness is mostly empty.” —Sonja Yoerg
  • “We live in a fast-paced society. Walking slows us down.”—Robert Sweetgall
  • “I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than trees.” —Unknown
  • “Without new experiences, something inside of us sleeps. The sleeper must awaken.” —Frank Herbert
  • “The moment my legs begin to move, my thoughts begin to flow.”—Henry David Thoreau
  • “My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing.”—Aldous Huxley
  • “I was no longer following a trail. I was learning to follow myself.”―Aspen Matis
  • “I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than trees.”—Henry David Thoreau
  • “I found far more answers in the woods than I ever did in the city.”—Mary Davis
  • “The best journeys in life are those that answer questions you never thought to ask.”—Rich Ridgeway
  • “The experienced mountain climber is not intimidated by a mountain he is inspired by it.” —William Arthur Ward
  • “You can’t find happiness at the end of your journey if you didn’t bring it with you all along.”—Katrina Mayer
  • “If you are seeking creative ideas, go out walking. Angels whisper to a man when he goes for a walk.”–Raymond Inmon
  • “May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.” —Edward Abbey
  • “Think while walking, walk while thinking, and let writing be but the light pause, as the body on a walk rests in contemplation of wide open spaces.”―Frédéric Gros
  • “Adventure isn’t hanging off a rope on the side of a mountain. Adventure is an attitude we must apply to the day to day obstacles of life.”—John Amatt
  • “Hiking is not escapism; it’s realism. The people who choose to spend time outdoors are not running away from anything; we are returning to where we belong.”–Jennifer Pharr Davis
  • “Walking in solitude fixes nothing, but it leads you to the place where you can identify the malady—see the wound’s true form and nature—and then discern the proper medicine.”–Aspen Matis
  • “If you face the rest of your life with the spirit you show on the trail, it will have no choice but to yield the same kind of memories and dreams.”―Adrienne Hall
  • “I love going out of my way, beyond what I know, and finding my way back a few extra miles, by another trail, with a compass that argues with the map.” ―Rebecca Solnit
  • “Climb the mountain not to plant your flag, but to embrace the challenge, enjoy the air and behold the view. Climb it so you can see the world, not so the world can see you.”―David McCullough Jr.
  • “If everyone in the world took care of each other the way folks do out on the trail, and if everyone approached each day with as much hope and optimism as hikers do, the world would be a better place.”–Jon Tullis
  • “Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of autumn.”—John Muir
  • “Hiking is a bit like life. The journey only requires you to put one foot in front of the other…again and again and again. And if you allow yourself the opportunity to be present throughout the entirety of the trek, you will witness beauty every step of the way, not just at the summit.”—Unknown

Best Hiking Quotes

  • “Hike more, worry less.” —Unknown
  • “The best way out is always through.” —Robert Frost
  • “The best view comes after the hardest climb.” —Unknown
  • “The mountains are calling and I must go.” —John Muir
  • “We live in a fast-paced society. Walking slows us down.” —Robert Sweetgall
  • “Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.” —John Muir
  • “Climb mountains, not so the world can see you, but so you can see the world.” —David McCullough Jr
  • “May your dreams be larger than mountains and may you have the courage to scale their summits.” —Harley King
  • “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Hiking is a bit like life: The journey only requires you to put one foot in front of the other…again and again and again. And if you allow yourself the opportunity to be present throughout the entirety of the trek, you will witness beauty every step of the way, not just at the summit.” —Unknown
  • “On a hike, the days pass with the wind, the sun, the stars; movement is powered by a belly full of food and water, not a noxious tankful of fossil fuels. On a hike, you’re less a job title and more a human being. A periodic hike not only stretches the limbs but also reminds us: Wow, there’s a big old world out there.” —Ken Ilgunas

Funny Quotes about Hiking

  • “Cover the earth before it covers you.” —Dagobert D. Runes
  • “Think outside. No box required.”
  • “Sleeping bags are the soft tacos of the bear world.”
  • “Hiking side effects include sweating, euphoria and general awesomeness.”
  • “Bring a compass. It’s awkward when you have to eat your friends.”
  • “I might look like I am listening to you, but in my mind, I am hiking.”
  • “Hiking and happiness go hand in hand or foot in boot.” —Diane Spicer
  • “Never follow someone else’s path unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost, and you see a path. By all means, you should follow that.” —Ellen Degeneres
  • “What on earth would I do if four bears came into my camp? Why, I would die of course. Literally shit myself lifeless.” —Bill Bryson

Motivational Hiking Quotes

  • “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” —Lao Tzu
  • “We don’t stop hiking because we grow old, we grow old because we stop hiking.”
  • “When everything feels like an uphill struggle, think about the view from the top.”
  • “Without new experiences, something inside of us sleeps. The sleeper must awaken.” —Frank Herbert
  • “People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.” —Edmund Hillary
  • “Fall down seven times and stand up eight.” —Japanese Proverb
  • “If you are seeking creative ideas, go out walking. Angels whisper to a man when he goes for a walk.” —Raymond Inmon
  • “Go out, go out I beg of you and taste the beauty of the wild. Behold the miracle of the earth with all the wonder of a child.” —Edna Jaques

Funny Hiking Quotes for Instagram

  • “DEET is nature’s cologne.” —Every Hiker
  • “Anywhere is ‘within walking distance’.” —Unknown
  • “I have two doctors, my left leg and my right.” —G.M. Trevelyan
  • “Sleeping bags are the soft tacos of the bear world.” —Bears
  • “If you think you’ve peaked, find a new mountain.” —Unknown
  • “I like being near the top of a mountain. One can’t get lost here.” —Wislawa Szymborska
  • “Happiness and hiking go hand in hand or foot in boot.” —Diane Spicer
  • “Backpacking: An extended form of hiking in which people carry double the amount of gear they need for half the distance they planned to go in twice the time it should take.” —Unknown

Short Hiking Quotes

  • “Hike Your Own Hike.” —Thru-Hiker
  • “DEET is nature’s cologne.” —Every Hiker
  • “A vagrant is everywhere at home.” —Martial
  • “Anywhere is ‘within walking distance’.” —Anonymous Hiker
  • “Walking is a man’s best medicine.” —Hippocrates
  • “Leave the road, take the trails.” —Pythagoras
  • “Not all who wander are lost.” —JRR Tolkien
  • “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” —Winston Churchill
  • “They are able who think they are able.” —Virgil
  • “Fall down seven times and stand up eight.” —Japanese Proverb
  • “Mountains have a way of dealing with overconfidence.” —Hermann Buhl
  • “The mountains are calling and I must go.” —John Muir
  • “Hiking is the answer. Who cares what the question is.”
  • “It feels good to be lost in the right direction.”
  • “The more you know, the less you need.” —Yvon Chouinard
  • “It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” —Sir Edmund Hillary
  • “Sleeping bags are the soft tacos of the bear world.” —Bears
  • “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” —Beverly Sills
  • “After a day’s walk, everything has twice its usual value.” —G.M. Trevelyan
  • “I have two doctors, my left leg and my right.” —G.M. Trevelyan
  • “In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.” —Aristotle
  • “Look deep into nature and you will understand everything better.” —Albert Einstein
  • “To travel, to experience and learn: that is to live.” —Tenzing Norgay
  • “We live in a fast-paced society. Walking slows us down.” —Robert Sweetgall
  • “Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Carry as little as possible, but choose that little with care.” —Earl Shaffer
  • “Walking: the most ancient exercise and still the best modern exercise.” —Carrie Latet
  • “In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” —John Muir
  • “An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” —Henry David Thoreau
  • “A crude meal, no doubt, but the best of all sauces is hunger.” —Edward Abbey
  • “And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” —John Muir

Quotes About Hiking Mountains

  • “It’s impossible to walk in the woods and be in a bad mood at the same time.” —Unknown
  • “You can’t climb up a mountain, with downhill thoughts.” —Unknown
  • “Somewhere between the bottom of the climb and the summit is the answer to the mystery why we climb.” —Greg Child
  • “Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you are climbing it.” —Andy Rooney
  • “You never climb the same mountain twice, not even in memory. Memory rebuilds the mountain, changes the weather, retells the jokes, and remakes all the moves.” —Lito Tejada-Flores
  • “The long-distance hiker, a breed set apart, from the likes of the usual pack. He’ll shoulder his gear, be hittin’ the trail; long gone, long ‘fore he’ll be back.” —M.J. Eberhart
  • “Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory.” —Ed Viesturs
  • “I like being near the top of a mountain. One can’t get lost here.” —Wislawa Szymborska
  • “You’re off to great places, today is your day. Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way.” —Dr. Seuss
  • “Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you are climbing it.” —Andy Rooney

Inspirational Hiking & Trekking Quotes

  • “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” —Winston Churchill
  • “If you’re on the right path it will always be uphill.” —Henry B. Eyring
  • “If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.” —Frank A. Clark
  • “For hiking is one of those things that you can only do when you have the determination in you.” —Unknown
  • “Mountains are not stadiums where I satisfy my ambition to achieve, they are the cathedrals where I practice my religion.” —Anatoli Boukreev
  • “Returning home is the most difficult part of long-distance hiking; you have grown outside the puzzle and your piece no longer fits.” —Cindy Ross
  • “Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit, and as vital to our lives as water and good bread.” —Edward Abbey

John Muir Hiking Quoes

  • “Between every two pines there is a doorway to a new world.” —John Muir
  • “In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” —John Muir
  • “The mountains are calling and I must go.” —John Muir
  • “And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” —John Muir
  • “Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of autumn.” —John Muir
  • “Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.” —John Muir
  • “Walk away quietly in any direction and taste the freedom of the mountaineer. Camp out among the grasses and gentians of glacial meadows, in craggy garden nooks full of nature’s darlings.” —John Muir
  • “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity.” —John Muir

Hiking With Friends Quotes

  • “Happiness is hiking with friends.”
  • “Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.”
  • “Let’s travel together and get lost in beautiful places.”
  • “In life, it’s not where you go, it’s who you travel with.” —Charles Schulz
  • “Camping is not a date; it’s an endurance test. If you can survive camping with someone, you should marry them on the way home.”
  • “Always hike with someone in worse shape than you. The bears out there will know.”
  • “You keep me safe, I’ll keep you wild.”
  • “It’s not where you go, but who you go with.”
  • “Let’s find some beautiful place to get lost together.”
  • “We are all travelers in the wilderness of the world and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.” —Robert Louis Stevenson
  • “It’s not how many miles you walk, it’s how many smiles you share.”

Hiking Quotes For Instagram

  • “May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.” —Edward Abbey
  • “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” —Lao Tzu
  • “Somewhere between the bottom of the climb and the summit is the answer to the mystery why we climb.” —Greg Child
  • “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” —Henry David Thoreau
  • “If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.” —Frank A. Clark
  • “Returning home is the most difficult part of long-distance hiking; you have grown outside the puzzle and your piece no longer fits.” —Cindy Ross
  • “In every walk with nature, one received far more than he seeks.” —John Muir
  • “I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it.” —Rosalia De Castro
  • “It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” —Sir Edmund Hillary

Hiking Instagram Captions

  • “Walking is a man’s best medicine.” —Hippocrates
  • “Let’s wander where the WiFi is weak.” —Unknown
  • “Leave the roads, take the trails.” —Unknown
  • “Wonder. Wander. Repeat.” —Unknown
  • “It feels good to be lost in the right direction.” –Unknown
  • “I know I hike like a girl, try to keep up.” —Unknown
  • “Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory.” —Ed Viesturs
  • “Between every two pines there is a doorway to a new world.” —Henry David Thoreau
  • “You need special shoes for hiking—and a bit of a special soul as well.” —Terri Guillemets
  • “I have a restless spirit. The need to roam and explore this earth is in my soul.” —Unknown
  • “All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.” —Friedrich Nietzsche
  • “Hiking is not escapism; it’s realism. The people who choose to spend time outdoors are not running away from anything; we are returning to where we belong.” —Jennifer Pharr Davis

200 Yoga Quotes & Sayings to Inspire Daily Life & Yoga Class

Best Yoga Quotes

  • “Anybody can breathe, therefore anyone can practice yoga.”—T.K.V. Desikachar, yoga teacher and guru
  • Yoga is not about self-improvement, it’s about self-acceptance.”—Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa, prenatal yoga pioneer
  • “All kidding aside, if everyone did yoga, we’d have world peace.”—Rory Freedman, author and health coach
  • “Yoga is not about touching your toes, it’s about what you learn on the way down.”—Jigar Gor
  • “Yoga means addition—addition of energy, strength, and beauty to body, mind, and soul.”—Amit Ray, Indian author and spiritualist
  • “Yoga is essentially a practice for your soul, working through the medium of your body.”—Tara Fraser, yoga teacher and author
  • “Yoga begins right where I am—not where I was yesterday or where I long to be.”—Linda Sparrowe, yoga writer and teacher
  • “Yoga does not transform the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees.”—B.K.S. Iyengar, founder of the Iyengar style of yoga
  • “The nature of yoga is to shine the light of awareness into the darkest corners of the body.”—Jason Crandell, yoga and meditation expert
  • “Yoga is the fountain of youth. You’re only as young as your spine is flexible.”—Bob Harper, celebrity fitness trainer and host of The Biggest Loser
  • “It doesn’t matter how deep into a posture you go—what does matter is who you are when you get there.”—Max Storm, breathing teacher, speaker, and author
  • “The word ‘yoga’ means skill—skill to live your life, to manage your mind, to deal with your emotions, to be with people, to be in love, and not let that love turn into hatred.”—Sri Chinmoy, Indian spiritual leader and meditation expert
  • “You spend so much time in your head in life. And what yoga does is, it asks you to allow your head to be quiet, to allow it to be still, just for an hour and a half. Just deal with your body and your breath.”—Colin Farrell, actor

Happy Yoga Quotes on Happiness

Happy Yoga Quotes

  • “Yoga makes me happy.”
  • “Takes time to do what makes your soul happy.”
  • “I want to make myself so happy that others get happy just looking at me.”
  • “Make yourself so happy so that when others look at you they become happy too.” —Yogi Bhajan
  • “Yoga began with the first person wanting to be healthy and happy all the time.” —Sri Swami Satchidananda
  • “Yoga makes you harmonious with nature and teaches you to be joyfully curious about your inner world.” —Debasish Maridha
  • “Yoga makes you free. It makes you happy. It gets you out of the traps that create human misery. It makes you vibrate faster.” —Frederick Lenz
  • “Undisturbed calmness of mind is attained by cultivating friendliness toward the happy, compassion for the unhappy, delight in the virtuous, and indifference toward the wicked.” —Patañjali
  • “By cultivating attitudes of friendliness toward the happy, compassion for the unhappy, delight in the virtuous, and disregard toward the wicked, the mind-stuff retains its undisturbed calmness.” —Patanjali
  • “I was looking for someone to inspire me, motivate me, support me, keep me focused… Someone who would love me, cherish me, make me happy, and I realized all along that I was looking for myself.” —Unknown

Yoga Quotes on Happiness

  • “Happiness is an inside job.” —William Arthur Ward
  • “Happiness is a state of inner fulfillment.” —Matthieu Ricard
  • “Pain and Happiness are the coverings over reality.” —Yogi Vini
  • “Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.” —Margaret Lee Runbeck
  • “Happiness is a state of inner fulfillment, not the gratification of inexhaustible desires for outward things.” —Matthieu Ricard
  • “True happiness is when the love that is within us finds expression in external activities.” —Ammachi, the Hugging Saint
  • “The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.” —Thich Nhat Hanh
  • “Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” —Buddha
  • “Mindfulness helps you go home to the present. And every time you go there and recognize a condition of happiness that you have, happiness comes.” —Thich Nhat Hanh
  • “Meditation is not what you think it is. It’s a method of accessing unerring wisdom from the superconscious mind so you can experience a happy, healthy and creatively rewarding life.” —Leonard Perlmutter
  • “When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.” —Helen Keller
  • “Through the practices of yoga, we discover that concern for the happiness and well-being of others, including animals, must be an essential part of our own quest for happiness and well-being. The fork can be a powerful weapon of mass destruction or a tool to create peace on Earth.” —Sharon Gannon
  • “When I was five years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.” —John Lennon
  • “Habits allow us to not think about what we’re doing . . . giving us the illusion of ease. When we are under the illusion of ease, not thinking about what we’re doing. Breathing the same old way, moving the same old way, thinking the same old way we check out of the present, out of happiness itself.” —Alex Levin

Funny Yoga Quotes

  • “Smiling is mouth yoga.” —Thich Nhat Hanh
  • “Yoga. Because punching people is frowned upon.”
  • “Keep calm and ommm… nonommm…” —Anonymous
  • “I do yoga to burn off the crazy”
  • “The yoga pose you avoid the most you need the most.”
  • “A day without yoga is like a sundae without sprinkles” —Emma Mildon
  • “What Yoga really is… Spending an entire hour trying not to fart.”—Anonymous
  • “Yoga is almost like music in a way; there’s no end to it.” —Sting
  • “Yoga is not about tightening your ass. It’s about getting your head out of it.” —Eric Paskel
  • “A photographer gets people to pose for him. A yoga instructor gets people to pose for themselves.” —T. Guillemets
  • “When I’m under stress, I do yoga. It’s when I’m happiest that I have a problem with junk food.” —Britney Spears
  • “Some days you eat salad and go do Yoga. Some days you eat cupcakes and refuse to put on pants. This is called balance.”
  • “Yoga is the unifying art of transforming dharma into action, be it through inspired thought, properly nurturing our children, a painting, a kindness or an act of peace that forever moves humanity forward.” —Micheline Berry

Inspirational Yoga Quotes for Class

  • “The attitude of gratitude is the highest yoga.” —Yogi Bhajan
  • “Yoga is not for the flexible. It’s for the willing.” —Anonymous
  • “Here and now is where yoga begins” —The Yoga Sutras
  • “Yoga is 99% practice and 1% theory.” —Sri K. Pattabhi Jois
  • “The yoga pose you avoid the most you need the most.” —Anonymous
  • “The body benefits from movement, and the mind benefits from stillness.” —Sakyong Mipham
  • “Yoga exists in the world because everything is linked.” —T. K. V. Desikachar
  • “Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are.” —Jason Crandell
  • “Throw your hair in a bun, downward dog like a boss, and handle it.” —Anonymous
  • “Yoga begins with listening. When we listen, we are giving space to what is.” —Richard Freeman
  • “Yoga is a light, which once lit, will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter the flame.” —B.K.S. Iyengar
  • “The very heart of yoga practice is ‘abyhasa’ – steady effort in the direction you want to go.” —Sally Kempton
  • “Change only happens in the present moment. The past is already done. The future is just energy and intention.” —Kino MacGregor
  • “I think it’s interesting that the opposite of being active in yoga is not being passive. It’s being receptive.” —Cyndi Lee
  • “Sometimes in yoga I feel like a graceful swan. Other times I feel like a baby giraffe trying to use its legs.” —Anonymous
  • “Move your joints every day. You have to find your own tricks. Bury your mind deep in your heart, and watch the body move by itself.” —Sri Dharma Mittra
  • “Yoga is not a religion. It is a science, science of well-being, science of youthfulness, science of integrating body, mind and soul.” —Amit Ray, Yoga and Vipassana: An Integrated Life Style
  • “That’s exactly how it is in yoga. The places where you have the most resistance are actually the places that are going to be the areas of the greatest liberation.” —Rodney Yee
  • “When we push for immediate results and instant healing, we never inhabit the important in-between phase, which is where much of the learning and growth actually happen.” —Bo Forbes, Yoga for Emotional Balance
  • “…just enjoy yourself. For many years I mistook discipline as ambition. Now I believe it to be more about consistency. Do get on the mat. Practice and life are not that different.” —Judith Hanson Lasater
  • “I had discovered something; there was a pleasure in becoming something new. You could will yourself into a fresh shape. Now all I had to do was figure out how to do it out there, in my life.” —Claire Dederer
  • “Yoga is a dance between control and surrender – between pushing and letting go – and when to push and when to let go becomes part of the creative process, part of the open-ended exploration of your being.” —Joel Kramer
  • “Balancing in yoga and life is a reflection of our inner state. Can we dance with change? Can we fall and try again with playfulness? Do we have the focus, skill, and attunement to find the still point within it all?” —Shiva Rea
  • “Yoga is not a work-out, it is a work-in. And this is the point of spiritual practice; to make us teachable; to open up our hearts and focus our awareness so that we can know what we already know and be who we already are.” —Rolf Gates
  • “Learning to be present with yourself and to abide in that which is steady and comfortable does not allow space for self-judgment. When you live this way, you are practicing yoga: you are living fully.” —Judith Hanson Lasater, Living Your Yoga: Finding the Spiritual in Everyday Life
  • “True yoga is not about the shape of your body, but the shape of your life. Yoga is not to be performed; yoga is to be lived. Yoga doesn’t care about what you have been; yoga cares about the person you are becoming. Yoga is designed for a vast and profound purpose, and for it to be truly called yoga, its essence must be embodied.” —Aadil Palkhivala
  • “If we practice yoga long enough, the practice changes to suit our needs. It’s important to acknowledge that the practice isn’t meant to be one practice for everybody. The beautiful thing about yoga is that there are so many different approaches. As we go through our life cycles, hopefully we are able to find a practice that suits us. And if you practice yoga long enough, that will change many times. What exactly that looks like is going to be different for each person.” —Tiffany Cruikshank, founder of Yoga Medicine

Yoga and Meditation Quotes

  • “Our bodies are our gardens—our wills are our gardeners.” —Shakespeare
  • “The attitude of gratitude is the highest yoga.” —Yogi Bhajan
  • “You only lose what you cling to.” —Siddhārtha Gautama Buddha
  • “Don’t waste a good mistake. Learn from it.” —Robert Kiyosaki
  • “Do not speak unless it improves on silence.” —Buddhist Proverb
  • “Your problem isn’t the problem. Your reaction is the problem.” —Anonymous
  • “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” —Michael John Bobak
  • “Do not feel lonely, the entire universe is inside you.” —Rumi
  • “The part can never be well unless the whole is well.” —Plato
  • “The quieter you become the more you are able to hear.” —Rumi
  • “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” —Bruce Lee
  • “You can’t lead anyone else further than you have gone yourself.” —Gene Mauch
  • “The creation of a thousand forest is in one acorn.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.” —Robert Collier
  • “The yoga pose that you avoid the most you need the most.” —Anonymous
  • “Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are.” —Jason Crandell
  • “What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise?” —Oscar Wilde
  • “Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are.” —Jason Crandell
  • “In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.” —Deepak Chopra
  • “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” —Jim Ryun
  • “Yoga is almost like music in a way; there’s no end to it.” —Sting
  • “Creating space frees the spirit to bring in what it truly desires.” —Deb Reble
  • “Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul to another.” —George Elliot
  • “He who has health has hope and he who has hope has everything.” —Arabian Proverb
  • “Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly.” —Proverb
  • “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams” —Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.” —Buddha
  • “Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” —Jim Rohn
  • “The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.” —G.K. Chesterton
  • “Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self.” —The Bhagavad Gita
  • “Suffering usually relates to wanting things to be different from the way they are.” —Allan Lokos
  • “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” —Wayne Dyer
  • “Yoga has a sly, clever way of short circuiting the mental patterns that cause anxiety.” —Baxter Bal
  • “Intelligence comes into being when the mind, the heart and the body are really harmonious.” —J Krishnamurti
  • “Yoga is invigoration in relaxation. Freedom in routine. Confidence through self-control. Energy within and energy without.” —Ymber Delecto
  • “The gift of learning to meditate is the greatest gift you can give yourself in this lifetime.” —Sogyal Rinpoche
  • “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I cam changing myself.” —Rumi
  • “Whenever you see a successful person you only see the public glories, never the private sacrifices to reach them.” —Vaibhav Shah
  • “Take the time to just do nothing. It will open up a completely new world of insight for you.” —Scott Shaw
  • “Silence is not silent. Silence speaks. It speaks most eloquently. Silence is not still. Silence leads. It leads most perfectly.” —Sri Chinmoy
  • “She was unstoppable, not because she did not have failures and doubts, but because she continued on despite of them.” —Beau Toplin
  • “We are not going in circles, we are going upwards. The path is a spiral; we have already climbed many steps.” —Hermann Hesse
  • “Don’t move the way fear makes you move. Move the way love makes you move. Move the way joy makes you move.” —Osho
  • “Through meditation and by giving full attention to one thing at a time, we can learn to direct attention where we choose.” —Eknath Easwaran
  • “The beauty is that people often come here for the stretch, and leave with a lot more.” —Liza Ciano“The noblest of ideas have always been
  • “Therefore, it is good advice to slow down a little, steady the course, and focus on the essentials when experiencing adverse conditions.” —Deiter F. Uchtdorf
  • “Inhale, and God approaches you. Hold the inhalation, and God remains with you. Exhale, and you approach God. Hold the exhalation, and surrender to God.” —Krishnamacharya
  • “Even if things don’t unfold the way you expected, don’t be disheartened or give up. One who continues to advance will win in the end.” —Daisaku Ikeda
  • “Meditation is to be aware of every thought and of every feeling, never to say it is right or wrong, but just to watch it and to move with it.” —Krishnamurti
  • “Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Appreciate your friends. Continue to learn. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is.” —Mary Radmacher
  • “Surely there is something in the unruffled calm of nature that overawes our little anxieties and doubts; the sight of the deep blue sky and the clustering stars above seems to impart a quiet to the mind.” —Tryon Edwards

Yoga Quotes About Peace

  • “Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.” —Gautama Buddha
  • “REAL Peace is always unshakable… Bliss is unchanged by gain or loss.” —Yogi Bhajan
  • “Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions.” —Pema Chodron
  • “When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.” —Peace Pilgrim
  • “That’s why it’s called a practice. We have to practice a practice if it is to be of value.” —Peace Pilgrim
  • “Better indeed is knowledge than mechanical practice. Better than knowledge is meditation. But better still is surrender of attachment to results, because there follows immediate peace.” —Bhagavad Gita
  • “The peace of God is with them whose mind and soul are in harmony, who are free from desire and wrath, who know their own soul.” —Hagavad Gita
  • “Yoga is the unifying art of transforming dharma into action, be it through inspired thought, properly nurturing our children, a painting, a kindness or an act of peace that forever moves humanity forward.” —Micheline Berry
  • “The yoga pose is not the goal. Becoming flexible is not the goal. Standing on your hands is not the goal. The goal is serenity. Balance. Truly finding peace in your own skin.” —Rachel Brathen, Yoga Girl

Yoga Quotes On Love

  • “The more one judges, the less one loves.” —Honore de Balzac
  • “I love yoga, but the namaste thing only takes you so far.” —Jillian Michaels
  • “Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.” —Andre Breton
  • “We all are so deeply interconnected; we have no option but to love all.” —Amit Ray
  • “If you seek peace, be still. If you seek wisdom, be silent. If you seek love, be yourself.” —Becca Lee
  • “I’ve always loved yoga because you get to connect to a deep religious truth while stretching your legs.” —Katya Zamolodchikova
  • “We don’t realize that, somewhere within us all, there does exist a supreme self who is eternally at peace.”
  • “Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.” —Dalai Lama
  • “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built.” —Rumi
  • “Have only love in your heart for others. The more you see the good in them, the more you will establish good in yourself.” —Paramhansa Yogananda
  • “In asana practice, we learn to cherish each breath, to cherish every cell in our bodies. The time we spend on the mat is love in action.” —Rolf Gates
  • “I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings. My wisdom flows from the Highest Source. I salute that Source in you. Let us work together for unity and love.” —Gandhi
  • “May today there be peace within. May you trust that you are exactly where you are meant to be. May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith in yourself and others. May you use the gifts that you have received, and pass on the love that has been given to you. May you be content with yourself just the way you are. Let this knowledge settle into your bones, and allow your soul the freedom to sing, dance, praise and love. It is there for each and every one of us.” —Saint Terese of Liseaux

Yoga Quotes On Life

  • “Yoga takes us to the present moment, the only place where life exists.” —Ellen Brenneman
  • “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” —Henry David Thoreau
  • “Clinging to life, flowing by its own potency [due to past experience], exists even in the wise.” —Patanjali
  • “The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” —Anonymous
  • “The gift of learning to meditate is the greatest gift you can give yourself in this lifetime.” —Sogyal Rinpoche
  • “Once you’re in touch with the life force around us, it’s natural to want to help keep it around.” —Adi Carter
  • “The reward for doing yoga well is simple—you get to do a better job at living a fulfilling life.” —Randal Williams
  • “True meditation is about being fully present with everything that is–including discomfort and challenges. It is not an escape from life.” —Craig Hamilton
  • “Life is meant to be lived. Curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.” —Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “When you live your life with an appreciation of coincidences and their meanings, you connect with the underlying field of infinite possibilities.” —Deepak Chopra
  • “Yoga is not just repetition of few postures – it is more about the exploration and discovery of the subtle energies of life.” —Amit Ray
  • “By embracing your mother wound as your yoga, you transform what has been a hindrance in your life into a teacher of the heart.” —Phillip Moffitt
  • “Yoga is like music. The rhythm of the body, the melody of the mind and the harmony of the soul, create the symphony of life.” —BKS Iyengar
  • “A person experiences life as something separated from the rest – a kind of optical delusion of consciousness. Our task must be to free ourselves from this self-imposed prison, and through compassion, to find the reality of Oneness.” —Albert Einstein
  • “Yoga does not remove us from the reality or responsibilities of everyday life but rather places our feet firmly and resolutely in the practical ground of experience. We don’t transcend our lives; we return to the life we left behind in the hopes of something better.” —Donna Farhi
  • “What yoga philosophy and all the great Buddhist teachings tells us is that solidity is a creation of the ordinary mind and that there never was anything permanent to begin with that we could hold on to. Life would be much easier and substantially less painful if we lived with the knowledge of impermanence as the only constant.” —Donna Farhi
  • “Yoga, as a way of life and a philosophy, can be practiced by anyone with inclination to undertake it, for yoga belongs to humanity as a whole. It is not the property of any one group or any one individual, but can be followed by any and all, in any corner of the globe, regardless of class, creed or religion.” —Sri Krishna Pattabhi Jois
  • “The five points of yama, together with the five points of niyama, remind us of the Ten Commandments of the Christtian and Jewish faiths, as well as of the ten virtues of Buddhism. In fact, there is no religion without these moral or ethical codes. All spiritual life should be based on these things. They are the foundation stones without which we can never build anything lasting.” —Swami Satchidananda
  • “The purpose of life is to watch and experience living. To enjoy living every moment of it. And to live in environments, which are calm, quiet, slow, sophisticated, and elegant. Just to be. Whether you are naked or you have a golden robe on you, that doesn’t make any difference. The ideal purpose of your life is that you are grateful – great and full – that you are alive, and you enjoy it.” —Yogi Bhajan
  • “Your life is a sacred journey. It is about change, growth, discovery, movement, transformation, continuously expanding your vision of what is possible, stretching your soul, learning to see clearly and deeply, listening to your intuition, taking courageous challenges at every step along the way. You are on the path… exactly where you are meant to be right now… And from here, you can only go forward, shaping your life story into a magnificent tale of triumph, of healing, of courage, of beauty, of wisdom, of power, of dignity, and of love.” —Caroline Adams

Yoga Quotes about Balance

  • “Yoga Helps You in Maintaining Balance in Life.”
  • “Balancing in yoga and life is a reflection of our inner state.” —Shiva Rea
  • “Each morning we are born again, what we do today is what matters most.” —Zen Quote
  • “You cannot always control what goes on outside, but you can always control what goes on inside.”
  • “The most important pieces of equipment you need for doing yoga are your body and your mind.” —Rodney Yee
  • “For nearly every challenging moment in life, there’s a yoga pose to help you feel better.” —Mandy Ingber
  • “When I started doing asana, the yoga postures, I had a very strong feeling of many unnecessary things dropping away – especially tension and inadequacy.” —Patricia Sullivan
  • “The meaning of yoga is connection of mind, body, and spirit. If you have a bad telecommunication system, your body gets sick. Yoga helps fix that.” —Bikram Choudhury
  • “If I’m losing balance in a pose, I stretch higher and God reaches down to steady me. It works every time, and not just in yoga.” —T. Guillemets
  • “Yoga is not about practicing your defined poses. It’s about what your body learns, how nimble and flexible you become, and what experience you gain throughout the process.” —Debasish Mridha MD
  • “When we push for immediate results and instant healing, we never inhabit the important in-between phase, which is where much of the learning and growth actually happen.” —Bo Forbes, Yoga for Emotional Balance
  • “The yoga pose is not the goal. Becoming flexible is not the goal. Standing on your hands is not the goal. The goal is serenity. Balance. Truly finding peace in your own skin.” —Rachel Brathen, Yoga Girl
  • “Yoga nidra is the yoga of aware sleep. In this lies the secret of self-healing. Yoga Nidra is a pratyahara technique in which the distractions of the mind are contained and the mind is relaxed.” —Swami Satyananda Saraswati
  • “Yoga, an ancient but perfect science, deals with the evolution of humanity. This evolution includes all aspects of one’s being, from bodily health to self-realization. Yoga means union – the union of body with consciousness and consciousness with the soul. Yoga cultivates the ways of maintaining a balanced attitude in day to day life and endows skill in the performance of one’s actions.” —B.K.S. Iyengar

Yoga Quotes about Strength

  • “Do not ask for less responsibility to be free and relaxed—ask for more strength.” —Shengyan
  • “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” —Lao Tzu
  • “Mountain pose is an affirmation. You can conquer anything with your natural boldness and resolute strength. Only you can reach the peak of your success.” —Terri Guillemets
  • “When you inhale, you are taking the strength from God. When you exhale, it represents the service you are giving to the world.” —B. K. S. Iyengar
  • “Anyone can practice. Young man can practice. Old man can practice. Very old man can practice. Man who is sick, he can practice. Man who doesn’t have strength can practice. Except lazy people; lazy people can’t practice Ashtanga yoga.” —Sri Krishna Pattabhi Jois
  • “Everyone has in him something divine, something his own, a chance of perfection and strength in however small a sphere which God offers him to take or refuse. The task is to find it, develop it & use it. The chief aim of education should be to help the growing soul to draw out that in itself which is best and make it perfect for a noble use.” —Sri Aurobindo

Short Yoga Quotes

  • “In stillness, all conflict must end.”
  • “Yoga accepts. Yoga gives.” —April Vallei
  • “What you think, you become.” —Buddha
  • “I bend so I don’t break.” —Anonymous
  • “Make each day your masterpiece.” —John Wooden
  • “Light tomorrow with today.” —Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • “Everything is sorrow for the wise.” —Patañjali
  • “Inhale the future. Exhale the past.” —Unknown
  • “Don’t just do something—sit there.” —Unknown Yoga Quote
  • “You can do anything, but not everything.” —Anonymous
  • “In the silence of the breath, is peace.”
  • “Paths are many, Truth is ONE.” —Swami Satchitananda
  • “Meditation is the soul’s perspective glass.” —Owen Feltham
  • “Every moment is a fresh beginning.” —T.S. Eliot
  • “The soul is here for its own joy.” —Rumi
  • “Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.” —Dalai Lama
  • “The pose begins when you want to leave it.”
  • “Yoga is the practice of quieting the mind.” —Patanjali
  • “To perform every action artfully is Yoga.” —Swami Kripalu
  • “A mind free from all disturbances is Yoga.” —Patanjali
  • “Yoga is the space where flower blossoms.” —Amit Ray
  • “Feel good, be good, and do good.” —Yogi Bhajan
  • “You’re only one yoga class away from a good mood.”—Unknown
  • “Make the driving force in your life love.” —Dr. Oz
  • “Yoga exists in the world because everything is linked.” —Desikashar
  • “Take a Tree Pose in your life.” —Kathryn E. Livingston
  • “I close my eyes in order to see.” —Paul Gauguin
  • “Do your practice and all is coming.” —Sri Pattabhi Jois
  • “Live life as if everything is rigged in your favour.” —Rumi
  • “The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear.” —Rumi
  • “In truth, yoga doesn’t “take time” — it gives time.” —Ganga White
  • “Tree pose grows confidence. It roots me to this world.” —Terri Guillemets
  • “Be present and aware of the privilege of living.” —Ann Marie Frohoff
  • “You are the sky, everything else is just the weather.” —Pema Chodron
  • “Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are.” —Jason Crandell

Yoga Sutra Quotes

  • “The purification of the mind is very necessary.” —Sri S. Satchidananda, The Yoga Sutras
  • “Yoga is the restraining of the operations of mind born of conditioning.” —Patanjali Yoga Sutras 1:2
  • “Mere philosophy will not satisfy us. We cannot reach the goal by mere words alone. Without practice, nothing can be achieved.” —Sri S. Satchidananda, The Yoga Sutras
  • “The period between four and six in the morning is called the Brahmamuhurta, the Brahmic time, or divine period, and is a very sacred time to meditate. ” ― Sri S. Satchidananda, The Yoga Sutras
  • “Yoga says instinct is a trace of an old experience that has been repeated many times and the impressions have sunk down to the bottom of the mental lake. Although they go down, they aren’t completely erased. Don’t think you ever forget anything. All experiences are stored in the chittam; and, when the proper atmosphere is created, they come to the surface again. When we do something several times it forms a habit. Continue with that habit for a long time, and it becomes your character. Continue with that character and eventually, perhaps in another life, it comes up as instinct.” —Sri S. Satchidananda, The Yoga Sutras

Yoga Quotes On Breath

  • “Breathe Through the Pain, It Always Gets Easier with Time.” —Dashama Konah Gordon
  • “In our uniquely human capacity of connect movement with breath and spiritual meaning, yoga is born.” —Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa
  • “Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.” —Etty Hittlesum
  • “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” —Maya Angelou
  • “Concentrating on poses clears the mind, while focusing on the breath helps the body shift out of fight or flight mode.” —Melanie Haiken
  • “Fear less, hope more; eat less, chew more; whine less, breathe more; talk less, say more; hate less, love more; and all good things are yours.” —Swedish Proverb
  • “In asana practice we learn to cherish each breath, to cherish every cell in our bodies. The time we spend on the mat is love in action” — Rolf Gates
  • “When the breath wanders the mind also is unsteady. But when the breath is calmed the mind too will be still, and the yogi achieves long life. Therefore, one should learn to control the breath.” —Hatha Yoga Pradipika
  • “Basketball is an endurance sport, and you have to learn to control your breath; that’s the essence of yoga, too. So, I consciously began using yoga techniques in my practice and playing. I think yoga helped reduce the number and severity of injuries I suffered. As preventative medicine, it’s unequaled.” —Kareem Abdul Jabbar
  • “The autonomic nervous system is divided into the sympathetic system, which is often identified with the fight-or-flight response, and the parasympathetic, which is identified with what’s been called the relaxation response. When you do yoga – the deep breathing, the stretching, the movements that release muscle tension, the relaxed focus on being present in your body – you initiate a process that turns the fight or flight system off and the relaxation response on. That has a dramatic effect on the body. The heartbeat slows, respiration decreases, blood pressure decreases. The body seizes this chance to turn on the healing mechanisms.” —Richard Faulds

Quotes On Yoga By Famous Personalities

  • “Each of us is a lake of love, yet strangely enough, we are all thirsty.” —Swami Kripalu
  • “Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured.” —B.K.S. Iyengar
  • “The study of asana is not about mastering posture. It’s about using posture to understand and transform yourself.” —B.K.S Iyengar
  • “Yoga is a light which once lit will never dim, the better your practice the brighter your flame.” —B.K.S. Iyengar
  • “All this bringing of the mind into a higher state of vibration is included in one word in yoga.” —Swami Vivekananda
  • “The perennial wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita can teach us how to transform our character, conduct and consciousness to meet the challenges of everyday life.” —Leonard Perlmutter
  • “The meaning of our self is not to be found in its separateness from God and others, but in the ceaseless realization of yoga, of union.” —Rabindranath Tagore
  • “The ultimate goal of yoga is to always observe things accurately, and therefore never act in a way that will make us regret our actions later.” —T.K.V. Desikachar
  • “The success of Yoga does not lie in the ability to perform postures but in how it positively changes the way we live our life and our relationships.” —T.K.V. Desikachar

Yoga Quotes and Sayings

  • “You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.” —Deepak Chopra
  • “Meditation is a way for nourishing and blossoming the divinity within you.” —Amit Ray
  • “Meditation is such a more substantial reality than what we normally take to be reality.” —Richard Gere
  • “Mindful meditation has been discovered to foster the ability to inhibit those very quick emotional impulses.” —Daniel Goleman
  • “No great work has ever been produced except after a long interval of still and musing meditation.” —Walter Bagehot
  • “One succeeds in all Yogas through energetic practice—even if one is young, old, very old, sick, or weak.” —Svatmarama
  • “Meditation is defined by not just the mode of thinking, but also the object of thought.” —Chaitanya Charan Das
  • “Meditation is painful in the beginning but it bestows immortal bliss and supreme joy in the end.” —Swami Sivananda
  • “When meditation is mastered, the mind is unwavering like the flame of a lamp in a windless place.” —Bhagavad Gita
  • “Enlightenment comes when you understand the language of heart – the language of tree, birds and the nature.” —Amit Ray
  • “The ultimate essence of yoga is the contact and the union between the individual consciousness and the divine consciousness.” —Raphael, Essence
  • “You cannot control anything except your thoughts. With yoga, you do not control yourself but you harmonize with nature.” —Debasish Mridha
  • “Worries are pointless. If there’s a solution, there’s no need to worry. If no solution exists, there’s no point to worry.” —Matthieu Ricard
  • “Anyone who practices can obtain success in yoga but not one who is lazy. Constant practice alone is the secret of success.” —Svatmarama
  • “You cannot do yoga. Yoga is your natural state. What you can do are yoga exercises, which may reveal to you where you are resisting your natural state.” —Sharon Gannon
  • “Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past, or a pioneer of the future.” —Deepak Chopra
  • “The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.” —Jimmy Johnson
  • “If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.” —Jack Kornfield
  • “Yoga is 99 percent practice and one percent theory.” —Sri Pattabhi Jois
  • “Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.” —Winston Churchill
  • “For those wounded by civilization, yoga is the most healing salve.” —T. Guillemets
  • “Calming the mind is yoga. Not just standing on the head.” —Swami Satchidananda
  • “Go from a human being doing yoga to a human being yoga.” —Baron Baptiste
  • “A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.” —Willy Wonka
  • “Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” —Rumi
  • “In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer.” —Camus
  • “Most people have no idea how good their body is designed to feel.” —Kevin Trudeau
  • “When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” —Lao Tzu
  • “Before you’ve practiced, the theory is useless. After you’ve practiced, the theory is obvious.” —David Williams
  • “For me, yoga is not just a workout – it’s about working on yourself.” —Mary Glover
  • “Hope is not a prediction of the future, it’s a declaration of what is possible.” —Yogi Bhajan
  • “There is always room for change but you have to be open to that change.” —Kathryn Budig
  • “The body is your temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in.” —Geeta Iyengar
  • “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “A flower does not think of competing to the flower next to it. It just blooms.” —Zen Shin
  • “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.” —Zig Ziglar
  • “A photographer gets people to pose for him. A yoga instructor gets people to pose for themselves.” —Terri Guillemets
  • “This world is your body. This world is a great school, This world is your silent teacher.” —Swami Sivananda
  • “The practice of Yoga brings us face to face with the extraordinary complexity of our own being.” —Sri Aurobindo
  • “Your soul is your best friend. Treat it with care, nurture it with growth, feed it with love.” —Ashourina Yalda
  • “One of the fundamental principles of yoga: a small action done repeatedly can make an enormous difference.” —Dr. Timothy McCall
  • “Yoga is a way of moving into stillness in order to experience the truth of who you are.” —Erich Schiffmann
  • “Yoga is the cessation of the movements of the mind. Then there is abiding in the Seer’s own form.” —Patañjali
  • “There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.” —Aldous Huxley
  • “This calm steadiness of the senses is called yoga. Then one should become watchful, becomes yoga comes and go.” —Katha Upanishad
  • “Be a lamp to yourself. Be your own confidence. Hold on to the truth within yourself as to the only truth.” —Buddha
  • “Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.” —Mother Teresa
  • “Wisdom is knowing we are all One. Love is what it feels like and Compassion is what it acts like.” —Ethan Walker III
  • “The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.” —C.G. Jung
  • “When you are looking in the mirror, you are looking at the problem. But, remember, you are also looking at the solution.” —Anonymous
  • “Practicing yoga during the day is a matter of keeping your eyes on the road and one ear turned toward the infinite.” —Erich Schiffmann
  • “The best thing you could do is master the chaos in you. You are not thrown into the fire, you are the fire.” —Mama Indigo
  • “If you hear a voice within you say, “you cannot paint,” then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.” —Vincent Van Gogh
  • “Remember the emphasis on the heart. The mind lives in doubt and the heart lives in trust. When you trust, suddenly you become centered.” —Osho
  • “The more you meditate, the more helpful you can be to others, and the more deeply you will be in tune with God.” —Paramahansa Yogananda
  • “Have only love in your heart for others. The more you see the good in them, the more you will establish good in yourself.” —Paramahansa Yogananda
  • “Penetration of our mind is our goal, but in the beginning to set things in motion, there is no substitute for sweat.” —B. K. S. Iyengar
  • “Yoga is possible for anybody who really wants it. Yoga is universal…. But don’t approach yoga with a business mind looking for worldly gain.” —Sri Pattabhi Jois
  • “Exercises are like prose, whereas yoga is the poetry of movements. Once you understand the grammar of yoga; you can write your poetry of movements.” —Amit Ray
  • “I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.” —Rumi
  • “It is not arrogant or egotistical to feel good inside. You had nothing to do with it. It’s simply the honest response to clearly perceived Reality.” —Erich Schiffman
  • “There will always be people who can do it better than you, but that’s a good thing! Start to see competition as inspiration — without envy.” —Kathryn Budig
  • “Close your eyes and imagine the best version of you possible. That’s who you really are. Let go of any part of you that doesn’t believe it.” —C. Assaad
  • “If I’m losing balance in a pose, I stretch higher and God reaches down to steady me. It works every time, and not just in yoga.” —Terri Guillemets
  • “The harmonizing of opposing forces is a key aspect of yoga — hot energy is united with cool energy, strong with soft, and masculine with feminine.” —Tara Fraser
  • “The true miracle lies in our eagerness to allow, appreciate, and honor the uniqueness, and freedom of each sentient being to sing the song of their heart.” —Amit Ray
  • “This yoga is not possible, for the one who eats too much, or who does not eat at all; who sleeps too much, or who keeps awake.” —Bhagavad Gita
  • “When you listen to yourself, everything comes naturally. It comes from inside, like a kind of will to do something. Try to be sensitive. That is yoga.” —Petri Räisänen
  • “Understanding without practice is better than practice without understanding. Understanding with practice is better than understanding without practice. Residing in your true nature is better than understanding or practice.” —Upanishads
  • “Every waking moment we talk to ourselves about the things we experience. Our self-talk, the thoughts we communicate to ourselves, in turn control the way we feel and act.” —John Lembo
  • “Mountain pose teaches us, literally, how to stand on our own two feet…. teaching us to root ourselves into the earth…. Our bodies become a connection between heaven and earth.” —Carol Krucoff
  • “First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.” —Aristotle
  • “For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it.” —Ivan Panin
  • “My sole literary ambition is to write one good novel, then retire to my hut in the desert, assume the lotus position, compose my mind and senses, and sink into meditation, contemplating my novel.” —Edward Abbey
  • “Vogue and Self are putting out the message of yoginis as buff and perfect. If you start doing yoga for those reasons, fine. Most people get beyond that and see that it’s much, much more.” —Patricia Walden
  • “In meditation and in our daily lives there are three qualities that we can nurture, cultivate, and bring out. We already possess these, but they can be ripened: precision, gentleness, and the ability to let go.” —Pema Chodron
  • “Crying is one of the highest devotional songs. One who knows crying, knows spiritual practice. If you can cry with a pure heart, nothing else compares to such a prayer. Crying includes all the principles of Yoga.” —Kripalvanandji
  • “The aim of yoga is to eliminate the control that material nature exerts over the human spirit, to rediscover through introspective practice what the poet T.S. Eliot called ‘the still point of the turning world.” —Barbara Stoler Miller
  • “Yoga is really trying to liberate us from… shame about our bodies. To love your body is a very important thing — I think the health of your mind depends on your being able to love your body.” —Rodney Yee
  • “Accepting means you allow yourself to feel whatever it is you are feeling at that moment. It is part of the isness of the Now. You can’t argue with what is. Well, you can, but if you do, you suffer.” —Eckhart Tolle
  • “Yoga practice can make us more and more sensitive to subtler and subtler sensations in the body. Paying attention to and staying with finer and finer sensations within the body is one of the surest ways to steady the wandering mind.” —Ravi Ravindra
  • “Your hand opens and closes and opens and closes. If it were always a fist or always stretched open, you would be paralyzed. Your deepest presence is in every small contracting and expanding, the two as beautifully balanced and coordinated as bird wings.” —Rumi
  • “You either get bitter or get better. It’s that simple. You either take what has been dealt to you or allow it to make you a better person, or you allow it to tear you down. The choice does not belong to fate, it belongs to you.” —Josh Shipp
  • “Change is not only inevitable, but always happening. When you truly embrace this concept of change being constant, the only thing left to do is grow, detach, venture inwards, touch the spirit and find your source — the one responsible for keeping you grounded through the ever-changing seasons of life.” —Julie Weiland
  • “The Self in you is the same as the Self Universal. Whatever powers are manifested throughout the world, those powers exist in germ, in latency, in you… If you realize the unity of the Self amid the diversities of the Not-Self, then Yoga Will not seem an impossible thing to you.” —Annie Wood Besant
  • “Although yoga has its origins in ancient India, its methods and purposes are universal, relying not on cultural background, faith or deity, but simply on the individual. Yoga has become important in the lives of many contemporary Westerners, sometimes as a way of improving health and fitness of the body, but also as a means of personal and spiritual development.” —Tara Fraser
  • “When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all of your thoughts break their bonds. Your mind transcends limitations; your consciousness expands in every direction; and you find yourself in a new, great and wonderful world. Dormant forces, faculties and talents become alive and you discover yourself to be a greater person than you ever dreamed yourself to be.” —Patanjali
  • “All I’m saying is that to liberate the potential of your mind, body and soul, you must first expand your imagination. You see, things are always created twice: first in the workshop of the mind and then, and only then, in reality. I call this process ‘blueprinting’ because anything you create in your outer world began as a simple blueprint in your inner world.” —Robin Sharma
  • “I was in yoga the other day. I was in full lotus position. My chakras were all aligned. My mind is cleared of all clatter and I’m looking out of my third eye and everything that I’m supposed to be doing. It’s amazing what comes up, when you sit in that silence. Mama keeps whites bright like the sunlight, Mama’s got the magic of Clorox.” —Ellen DeGeneres
  • “Through practice, I’ve come to see that the deepest source of my misery is not wanting things to be the way they are. Not wanting myself to be the way I am. Not wanting the world to be the way it is. Not wanting others to be the way they are. Whenever I’m suffering, I find this war with reality to be at the heart of the problem.” —Stephen Cope
  • “You may think that only you are a prisoner, but other people are also prisoners. You are in a small prison, but others are in the big prison outside. When will they be released? Think that you are a yogi and that you are pursuing your sadhana in this particular place and at this particular moment. Immediately you will experience great joy. If you change your understanding, you will be free in a minute.” —Baba Muktananda
  • “Yoga is about clearing away whatever is in us that prevents our living in the most full and whole way. With yoga, we become aware of how and where we are restricted — in body, mind, and heart — and how gradually to open and release these blockages. As these blockages are cleared, our energy is freed. We start to feel more harmonious, more at one with ourselves. Our lives begin to flow — or we begin to flow more in our lives.” —Cybele Tomlinson
  • “If you choose to see everything as a miracle, then where you are right now is perfect. There is nowhere to run to; there is nothing else to do except be in this moment and allow what is to be. From that place of radical acceptance, major change can happen. The first step in any transformational experience is acceptance and surrender to the present moment, the way that it is. From that place we have the awareness, humility and power to change what is.” —Mastin Kipp
  • “Follow your nature. The practice is really about uncovering your own pose; we have great respect for our teachers, but unless we can uncover our own pose in the moment, it’s not practice — it’s mimicry. Rest deeply in Savasana every day. Always enter that pratyahara (withdrawn state) every day. And just enjoy yourself. For many years I mistook discipline as ambition. Now I believe it to be more about consistency. Do get on the mat. Practice and life are not that different.” —Judith Hanson Lasater
  • “A human being is part of a whole, called by us the ‘Universe’ — a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts, and feelings, as something separated from the rest— a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circles of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.” —Albert Einstein
  • “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, “Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?” Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It’s not just in some of us; it’s in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” —Marianne Williamson

Sportsmanship Sayings and Quotes – Inspire Quotes and Sayings

Sportsmanship Sayings and Quotes

  • “A winner never whines.” —Paul Brown
  • “True sportsmanship is excellence in motion.” —Lorii Myers
  • “Win or lose, do it fairly.” —Knute Rockne
  • “A lion never roars after a kill.” —Dean Smith
  • “There is no such thing as sportsmanship.” —Terrell Davis
  • “Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.” —Vince Lombardi
  • “Champions keep playing until they get it right.” —Billie Jean King
  • “For me, being memorable is more important than winning.” —Ricki Lake
  • “Losing is no disgrace if you’ve given your best.” —Jim Palmer
  • “When you win, say nothing. When you lose, say less.” —Paul Brown
  • “Sometimes you lose. Nothing you can do but admit it.” —Sarah Dessen
  • “Always imitate the behavior of the winners when you lose.” —George Meredith
  • “The determination to win is the better part of winning.” —Daisaku Ikeda
  • “If you win through bad sportsmanship that’s no real victory.” —Babe Didrikson Zaharias
  • “Sportsmanship, next to the Church, is the greatest teacher of morals.” —Herbert Hoover
  • “Thats the beauty of sport. Sometimes you laugh, sometimes you cry.” —Pep Guardiola
  • “One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it.” —Knute Rockne
  • “It’s not so important who starts the game but who finishes it.” —John Wooden
  • “To play is in the mind. To win is in the heart.” —Jennifer McCombs
  • “It is better to know defeat than to know nothing at all.” —Liam D’Souza
  • “Win or lose, I’ll feel good about myself. That’s what is important.” —Mary Docter
  • “I would prefer even to lose with honor than to win by cheating.” —Sophocles
  • “Winning is only half of it. Having fun is the other half.” —Bum Phillips
  • “Victory is in the quality of the competition, not just the final score.” —Mike Marshall
  • “The only way to prove that you’re a good sport is to lose.” —Ernie Banks
  • “I can accept failure. Everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” —Michael Jordan
  • “Never let a win get to your head, or a loss to your heart.” —Chuck D
  • “Sportsmanship is making sure you have respect for the guy you’re playing across from.” —Warren Moon
  • “There is value in any experience that exercises those ethical restraints collectively called sportsmanship.” —Aldo Leopold
  • “It’s good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling.” —Mark Twain
  • “Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.” —Lyndon B. Johnson
  • “The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.” —Robert Green Ingersoll
  • “Winning is about heart, not just legs. It’s got to be in the right place.” —Lance Armstrong
  • “Sometimes I think sportsmanship is a little bit forgotten in place of the individual attention.” —Cal Ripken, Jr.
  • “It is your response to winning and losing that makes you a winner or a loser.” —Harry Sheehy
  • “It does not matter how many times you get knocked down, but how many times you get up.” —Vince Lombardi
  • “I never thought about losing, but now that it’s happened, the only thing is to do it right.” —Muhammad Ali
  • “Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “What you are as a person is far more important than what you are as a basketball player.” —John Wooden
  • “If you spend a lot of time on sportsmanship, you’re going to spend a lot of time losing.” —Glenn Dobbs
  • “No matter if you win or lose, the most important thing in life is to enjoy what you have.” —Dong Dong
  • “Don’t praise your own good shots. Leave that function to your partner who, if a good sport, will not be slow in performing it.” —Harry Vardon
  • “You are never really playing an opponent. You are playing yourself, your own highest standards, and when you reach your limits, that is real joy.” —Arthur Ashe
  • “What winning is to me is not giving up, is no matter what’s thrown at me, I can take it. And I can keep going.” —Patrick Swayze
  • “Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation.Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” —John Wooden
  • “Every game, you have so many people watching you. You can show good sportsmanship by helping other players up, and not talking back to coaches and referees.” —Kelly Fry
  • “For when the One Great Scorer comes to mark against your name, He writes – not that you won or lost – But HOW you played the Game.” —Grantland Rice
  • “Sportsmanship for me is when a guy walks off the court and you really can’t tell whether he won or lost, when he carries himself with pride either way.” —Jim Courier
  • “I think sportsmanship is knowing that it is a game that we are only as a good as our opponents, and whether you win or lose, to always give 100 percent.” —Sue Wicks
  • “Sportsmanship is not just about being nice. It is much more important than that. It’s about realizing that you could not compete without an opponent and that she has the same goals as you.” —Stephanie Deibler

150 Inspirational Boxing Quotes and Sayings from Famous Boxer

Boxing Quotes : Famous and Inspirational boxing quotes and sayings from famous boxer with beautiful images. Boxing is a sport in which there is a risk of life and which you can never take lightly. One small mistake can change your career…and life. To be successful, relying on skill and talent is not enough. Instead, it is very important to have the will to win.

There are many great boxers (Fighter celebrities and champions in the boxing world). Although some famous boxing quotes are still very famous today, even if they were told many years ago, they still apply today.

If you are looking for some of the famous inspirational, and motivational boxing quotes, then you are at the right place. Get your favorite boxing quotes that will help you to get you back on your feet again and motivate you.

Here, we have listed a lot of famous boxer quotes. From fun, simple, crazy to inspirational and motivational. Most of us will only know one or two boxing quotes. You can also find a list of the most famous boxing quotes and some of the lesser-known boxing quotes here. From the great Muhammad Ali to the great Mike Tyson, there is no shortage of boxing quotes that are as outspoken and eclectic as these famous boxers. Let’s have a read these famous, motivational and inspirational boxing quotes from famous boxers.

Best Boxing Quotes

  • ”Everybody Has A Plan Until They Get Punched In The Face.” —Mike Tyson
  • “In boxing you create a strategy to beat each new opponent, it’s just like chess.” —Lennox Lewis
  • ”Everybody You Fight Is Not Your Enemy And EveryBody That Helps You Is Not Your Friend.” —Mike Tyson
  • Boxing Isn’t Just About Brute Strength, It’s About Skill And Been Able To Outwit Your Opponent, Its Just Like Chess.” —Lennox Lewis
  • “Boxing is a sport of self-control. You must understand fear so you can manipulate it. Fear is like fire. You can make it work for you; it can warm you in the winter, cook your food when you’re hungry, give you light when you’re in the dark and produce energy. Let it go out of control and it can hurt you, even kill you…fear is a friend of exceptional people.” —Cus D’Amato

Famous Boxing Quotes

Most people think that boxers or fighters may not be the most eloquent speakers. But in fact, over the years, many famous boxers have given many inspiring and famous boxing quotes and sayings. Here are some quotes from famous boxers.

  • “People don’t realize what they had till it’s gone. Like President Kennedy, there was no one like him, the Beatles, and my man Elvis Presley. I was the Elvis of boxing.” —Muhammad Ali
  • “Even though I heard him say he doesn’t believe, cuz’ that’s why from watching Ali gave me a great deal of confidence and deep-down inner belief to believe there’s no man fighting that could beat me.” —Mike Tyson
  • “Getting hit motivates me. It makes me punish the guy more. A boxer takes a punch, hits back with three punches.” —Roberto “Hands of Stone” Duran
  • “I don’t count the sit-ups. I only start counting when it starts hurting because they’re the only ones that count. That’s what makes you a champion.” —Muhammad Ali

Inspirational Boxing Quotes On Success

So, as you can see, boxers are much more than just boxing each other. Anyone can easily become a world boxer or champion with his good personality, courage and determination. From daily training in the boxing ring to the actual fight, these two aspects of boxing allow opening up some important thoughts, and we must thank them for these beautiful, effective and inspirational quotes from famous boxers. Here are some most inspirational boxing quotes on success.

  • “Inactivity is the biggest sin in boxing.” —Sugar Ray Leonard
  • “Life doesn’t run away from nobody. Life runs at people.” —Joe Frazier
  • “The tempt for greatness is the biggest drug in the world.” —Mike Tyson
  • “Boxing is serious. It’s not a game. Just one punch – change life.” —Gennady Golovkin
  • “Boxing gave me the opportunities to grow into the person that I am today.” —Alexis Arguello
  • “You don’t think. It’s all instinct. If you stop to think, you’re gone.” —Sugar Ray Robinson
  • “To see a man beaten not by a better opponent but by himself is a tragedy.” —Cus D’amato
Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers
Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers
  • “There is so much to learn from boxing, you can never have learnt everything; anybody who says they know it all is lying. You can’t – there is always something new to learn.” —Nicola Adams
  • “To be a great champion you must first believe you are the best. If you’re not, pretend you are.” —Muhammad Ali
  • “It ain’t about how hard you can hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.” —Rocky Balbao
  • “Boxing is the only sport you can get your brain shook, your money took and your name in the undertaker book.” —Joe Frazier
  • “To win takes a complete commitment of mind and body. When you can’t make that commitment, they don’t call you a champion anymore.” —Rocky Marciano
  • “Boxing is the ultimate challenge. There’s nothing that can compare to testing yourself the way you do every time you step in the ring.” —Sugar Ray Leonard
  • “Know that the power comes from within: when you are tired, or you want to give up, dig deep. Dig deep for whatever reason – in boxing, in sport, in life.” —Joseph Parker
  • “Boxing is about being hit rather more than it is about hitting, just as it is about feeling pain, if not devastating psychological paralysis, more than it is about winning.” —Joyce Carol Oates
Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers
Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers
  • “Boxing is the magic of men in combat, the magic of will, and skill, and pain, and the risking of everything so you can respect yourself for the rest of your life.” —F.X. Toole
  • “I’m scared every time I go into the ring, but it’s how you handle it. What you have to do is plant your feet, bite down on your mouthpiece and say, ‘Let’s go.’“ —Mike Tyson
  • “The possession of muscular strength and the courage to use it in contests with other men for physical supremacy does not necessarily imply a lack of appreciation for the finer and better things of life.” —Jack Johnson
  • “In boxing, they say it’s the punch you don’t see coming that knocks you out. In the wider world, the reality we ignore or deny is the one that weakens our most impassioned efforts toward improvement.” —Katherine Dunn
  • “Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.” —Muhammad Ali
  • “Boxing is like chess. You encourage your opponent to make mistakes so you can capitalise on it. People think you get in the ring and see the red mist, but it’s not about aggression. Avoiding getting knocked out is tactical.” —Nicol Adams
  • “A sight game is that I am hurt, but I aim to make you believe I am not even hurt, and with this confidence appearing on my face, I don’t panic, otherwise your opponent will know that you are hurt. That’s the whole art game in boxing.” —Evander Holyfield
  • “When you’re around some of the greatest minds in boxing, and you don’t take something from it, you’re a fool. I would just sit and listen to Don King talk all day, and everyone would be like, ‘He talks too much.’ I would tell them, ‘No, there’s wisdom in these conversations.’“ —Eric B.
Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers
Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers
  • “Never give up, which is the lesson I learned from boxing. As soon as you learn to never give up, you have to learn the power and wisdom of unconditional surrender, and that one doesn’t cancel out the other; they just exist as contradictions. The wisdom of it comes as you get older.” —Kris Kristofferson
  • “Mental strength is really important because you either win or lose in your mind. And I’m not solely talking about sporting matches, boxing events – anything you do, you do it first with your mental strength. And you can actually train and develop it, and I am responsible for what I’m saying because I have experience with that.” —Wladimir Klitschko

Motivational Boxing Quotes

Here are the best boxing quotes and sayings to motivate you in life. Let’s have a look at these motivational boxing quotes.

  • “I fight for perfection.” —“Iron” Mike Tyson
  • “To become a champion, fight one more round.” —James Corbett
  • “Boxing is the toughest and loneliest sport in the world.” —Frank Bruno
  • “The tempt for greatness is the biggest drug in the world.” —Mike Tyson
  • “I’m not God, but I am something similar.” —Roberto “Hands of Stone” Duran
  • “To see a man beaten not by a better opponent but by himself is a tragedy.” —Cus D’Amato
  • “To be a champ you have to believe in yourself when no one else will.” —Sugar Ray Robinson
  • “I was painfully initiated into boxing, because the guys I fought were a lot bigger than me.” —Sugar Ray Leonard
  • “If you screw things up in tennis, it’s 15-love. If you screw up in boxing, it’s your ass.” —Randall “Tex” Cobb
Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers
Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers
  • “Getting hit motivates me. It makes me punish the guy more. A fighter takes a punch, hits back with three punches.” —Roberto “Hands of Stone” Duran
  • “His mouth made him feel like he was gonna win. Not his hands, I had my hand. He had his lips.” —Joe Frazier on his fight with Muhammad Ali
  • “The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses—behind the lines, in the gym and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights.” —Muhammad Ali
  • “Bruce Lee was an artist and, like him, I try to go beyond the fundamentals of my sport. I want the public to see a knockout in the making.” —Sugar Ray Leonard
  • “The loss just made me hungry; it made me want to go out and win another title.” —Thomas “Hitman” Hearns on his first loss to at the hands of Sugar Ray Leonard
  • “He saved my life, he saved my career. I can’t thank him enough for the chance to fight him.” —Ken Norton, 5-1 underdog seizing his opportunity and winning his fight against Muhammad Ali.
  • “Rhythm is everything in boxing. Every move you make starts with your heart, and that’s in rhythm or you’re in trouble.” —Sugar Ray Robinson, considered by many to be the greatest boxer of all time.
  • “The possession of muscular strength and the courage to use it in contests with other men for physical supremacy does not necessarily imply a lack of appreciation for the finer and better things of life.” —First black world heavyweight champion, Jack Johnson
  • “The hero and the coward both feel the same thing, but the hero uses his fear, projects it onto his opponent, while the coward runs. It’s the same thing, fear, but it’s what you do with it that matters.” —Legendary trainer, Cus D’Amato
  • “That’s the most beautiful thing that I like about boxing: you can take a punch. The biggest thing about taking a punch is your ego reacts and there’s no better spiritual lesson than trying to not pay attention to your ego’s reaction.” —David O Russell
  • “It’s less about the physical training, in the end, than it is about the mental preparation: boxing is a chess game. You have to be skilled enough and have trained hard enough to know how many different ways you can counterattack in any situation, at any moment.” —Jimmy Smits
  • “When I was a young fellow I was knocked down plenty. I wanted to stay down, but I couldn’t. I had to collect the two dollars for winning or go hungry. I had to get up. I was one of those hungry fighters. You could have hit me on the chin with a sledgehammer for five dollars. When you haven’t eaten for two days you’ll understand.” —J.Dempsey

Muhammad Ali Boxing Quotes

  • “Don’t count the days, make the days count.” —Muhammad Ali
  • “The man who has no imagination has no wings.” —Muhammad Ali
  • “It’s not bragging if I can back it up.” —Muhammad Ali
  • “Service to others is the rent your room here on earth.” —Muhammad Ali
  • “It’s hard to be humble when you’re as great as I am.” —Muhammad Ali
  • “I am the greatest, I said that even before I knew I was.” —Muhammad Ali
  • “He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.” —Muhammad Ali
  • “It’s lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself.” —Muhammad Ali
  • “It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.” —Muhammad Ali
Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers
Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers
  • “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.” —Muhammad Ali
  • “The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses—behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights.” —Muhammad Ali
  • “Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.” —Muhammad Ali
  • “I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion’.” —Muhammad Ali
  • “I am the astronaut of boxing. Joe Louis and Dempsey were just jet pilots. I’m in a world of my own.” —Muhammad Ali
  • “Sonny Liston is nothing. The man can’t talk. The man can’t fight. The man needs talking lessons. The man needs boxing lessons. And since he’s gonna fight me, he needs falling lessons.” —Muhammad Ali
  • “Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing.” —Muhammad Ali

Mike Tyson Boxing Quotes

  • “I love to hit people. I love to.” —Mike Tyson
  • “I’m going to gut you like a fish.” —Mike Tyson
  • “I’ll go back and take what the people owe me.” —Mike Tyson
  • “Everyone has a play ’till they get punched in the mouth.” —Mike Tyson
  • “I feel like sometimes that I was not meant for this society.” —Mike Tyson
  • “I want your heart. I want to eat his children. Praise be to Allah!” —Mike Tyson
  • “As long as we persevere and endure, we can get anything we want.” —Mike Tyson
  • “I could feel his muscle tissues collapse under my force. It’s ludicrous these mortals even attempt to enter my realm.” —Mike Tyson
  • “Everybody thinks this is a tough man’s sport. This is not a tough man’s sport. This is a thinking man’s sport. A tough man is gonna get hurt real bad in this sport.” —Mike Tyson
  • “When you have something in life that you want to accomplish greatly, you have to be willing to give up your happiness…I’ve lost all my sensitivity as far as being embarrassed, being shy, you just have to lose that.” —Mike Tyson
  • “Unfortunately, sometimes you can’t have fun accomplishing your goals. Sometimes people don’t have the determination, the will, the steadfastness, the tenacity, they give in under the slightest struggle.” —Mike Tyson

George Foreman Boxing Quotes

  • “They’ll take everything, even your tears.” —George Foreman
  • “Sure the fight was fixed. I fixed it with a right hand.” —George Foreman
  •  “Boxing is like Jazz, the better it is, the less people apprecite it.” —George Foreman
  • “The question isn’t at what age I want to retire, it’s at what income.” —George Foreman
  • “Being angry and resentful of someone is like letting them live rent-free in your head.” —George Foreman
  • “To be successful in life, you must get in the habit of turning negatives into positives.” —George Foreman
  • “My kids idea of a hard life is to live in a house with only one phone.” —George Foreman
  • “Many people fails not so much because of their mistakes; they fail because they are afraid to try.” —George Foreman
  • “It would be hard to throw a punch to someone who wasn’t a boxer, who wasn’t in the ring, and who didn’t have on a pair of boxing gloves and who hadn’t been training.” —George Foreman
  • “The world is full of people who like to play it safe, people who have tremendous potential, but they never use it. Somewhere deep inside them, they know they could so more in life, be more, and have more.” —George Foreman
  • “In boxing, I had a lot of fear. Fear was good. But, for the first time, in the bout with Muhammad Ali, I didn’t have any fear. I thought, ‘This is easy. This is what I’ve been waiting for’. No fear at all. No nervousness. And I lost.” —George Foreman

Sonny Liston Boxing Quotes

  • “The only thing my old man ever gave me was a beating.” —Sonny Liston
  • “How would you like to find out how good my right is?.” —Sonny Liston
  • “My punches are just as hard in Chicago as in New York.” —Sonny Liston
  • “Newspapermen ask dumb questions. They look up at the sun and ask if it is shining.” —Sonny Liston
  • “A boxing match is like a cowboy movies. There’s got to be good guys and there’s got to be bad guys. And that’s what people pay for–to see the bad guys get beat.” —Sonny Liston

Jack Dempsey Boxing Quotes

  • “Honey, I just forgot to duck.” —Jack Dempsey
  • “The best defense is a good offense.” —Jack Dempsey
  • “A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t.” —Jack Dempsey A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t.
  • “Nobody owes anybody a living, but everybody is entitled to a chance.” —Jack Dempsey
  • “Tall men come down to my height when I hit ’em in the body.” —Jack Dempsey
  • “I can’t sing and I can’t dance, but I can lick any S.O.B. in the house.” —Jack Dempsey
  • “All the time he’s boxing, he’s thinking. Al the time he was thinking, I was hitting him.” —Jack Dempsey
  • “When I was a young fellow I was knocked down plenty. I wanted to stay down, but I couldn’t. I had to collect the two dollars for winning or go hungry. I had to get up. I was one of those hungry fighters. You could have hit me on the chin with a sledgehammer for five dollars.”—Jack Dempsey

Manny Pacquiao Boxing Quotes

  • “Boxing is not about your feelings. It’s about performance.” —Manny Pacquiao
  • “If you work hard in training, the fight is easy.” —Manny Pacquiao
Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers
Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers
  • “There are three things you need to remember in boxing, work hard, work harder, and work hardest.” —Manny Pacquiao
  • “Anyone will succeed in whatever field of endeavor in life by acquiring the same virtues and character that boxing world champions do – dedication, perseverance, courage, extreme self-discipline and prayers.” —Manny Pacquiao
  • “I remember as a little boy I ate one meal a day and sometimes slept in the street. I will never forget that and it inspires me to fight hard, stay strong and remember all the people of my country trying to achieve better for themselves.” —Manny Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Boxing Quotes

  • “When you talking boxing, you talking me.” —Floyd Mayweather Jr.
  • “God only made one thing in this world that’s perfect – and that’s my boxing record.” —Floyd Mayweather Jr.
  • “There’s ups and downs with boxing, layoffs are part of the sport and they can either help or hurt a guy.” —Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers
Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers
  • “He can have heart, he can hit harder and he can be stronger, but there’s no fighter smarter than me.” —Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr.
  • ”If you fight angry, you make a lot of mistakes, and when you fight a sharp witty fighter like me, you can’t make mistakes.” —Floyd Mayweather Jr.
  • “Everybody Is Blessed With A Certain Talent, You Have To Know What That Talent Is..You Have To Maximise It And Push It To The limit.” —Floyd Mayweather
  • “I’m not in this sport to see how hard I can get hit or to see how many big punches I can take. I am in this game to fight as long as I can. I am trying to dish a lot of punishment.” —Floyd Mayweather Jr.
  • “If you work good, you’re gonna get paid very well for it. Simple as that, that’s how life goes. If you work hard, you’re gonna get good results. If you talk baloney, you’re gonna be at the bottom with a bunch of people that’s at the bottom.” —Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Andre Ward Boxing Quotes

  • “I like to talk come fight night, that’s how I do it, but I’m not a pushover.” —Andre Ward
  • “Every fighter is my toughest challenge to date. After I get done with one fight, the next challenge is the toughest.” —Andre Ward
  • ”The part that sickens me about boxing is guys fight their whole careers and they have nothing to show for it. That’s not going to be my testimony. When it’s time to get out of the game, I want to be able to walk away. I’m not going to jeopardize my health. I will have no problems walking away.” —Andre Ward
  • “I want my legacy to be that I was a man of character, I was a God fearing man and somebody who bettered the sport in terms of the way I represented the sport. But also that fact that I was a fierce competitor and fought the best in the world and was able to come out on top, so if those things could be said about me, then I look at it as a job well done.” —Andre Ward

Deontay Wilder Boxing Quotes

  • “Having patience is one of the hardest things about being human. We want to do it now, and we don’t want to wait. Sometimes we miss out on our blessing when we rush things and do it on our own time.” —Deontay Wilder
  • “There comes a time when you have to put forth the action and actually see whether you’re really just talking to promote yourself, just to sell yourself, or to build your confidence or build confidence around you or are you the real deal.” —Deontay Wilder

Boxer Quotes and Sayings

  • “A boxer never sees the big one that hits him.” —George Foreman
  • “A boxer must exercise and develop every part of his body.” —Gene Tunney
  • “The life of a boxer is about fighting for world titles.” —Roberto Duran
  • “There’s something so familial and intimate between a boxer and his trainer.” —Jimmy Smits
  • “To be a boxer is to be within yourself, inside your thoughts and feelings.” —Brian D’Ambrosio
  • “As a boxer, you have to put risk in to get to another level.” —Nonito Donaire
  • “When you’re a boxer, there is a lot of downtime and long periods of inactivity.” —Sugar Ray Leonard
  • “A boxer makes a comeback for two reasons: either he’s broke or he needs the money.” —Alan Minter
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Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers
  • “Boxers, like prostitutes, are in the business of ruining their bodies for the pleasure of strangers.” —Wayne Kelly
  • “To be knocked out doesn’t mean what it seems. A boxer does not have to get up.” —Joyce Carol Oates
  • “Just like a boxer can’t win without a few punches on his face, a student can’t be fully trained without ups and downs.” —Pawan Mishra
  • “A boxer is like a lion, the greatest predator on land, but you throw him in the shark tank and he’s just another meal.” —Renzo Gracie
  • “No boxer in the history of boxing has had Parkinson’s. There’s no injury in my brain that suggests that the illness came from boxing.” —Muhammad Ali
  • “The mere fact that a boxer covers his face never means that he is much afraid of his opponent. A good punch will give a better explanation for his action!” —Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
  • “Once that bell rings you’re on your own. It’s just you and the other guy.” —Joe Louis
  • “If you cheat on your road work in the dark of the morning, you will be found out in the big fight under the bright lights.” —Joe Louis
  • “A champion doesn’t become a champion in the ring, he’s merely recognized in the ring. His “becoming” happens during his daily routine.” —Joe Louis
  • “Mental health has got to be the biggest battle I’ve ever fought with, more than any opponent.” —Tyson Fury
  • “To come back from the brink of no return to get back to the top of the world, that is gonna be a statement for mental health itself.” —Tyson Fury
  • “I’ve been as low as anybody can go and as high as anyone can go, and you can always overcome these problems that one may have.” — Tyson Fury
Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers
Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers
  • “Within our dreams and aspirations we find our opportunities.” —‘Sugar’ Ray Leonard
  • “It’s tough to get out of bed to do roadwork at 5am when you’ve been sleeping in silk pajamas.” —Marvin Hagler
  • “Just set yourself a goal and try and stick to it. Because you’ll always end up better than where you started.” —Anthony Joshua
  • “As long as you have discipline, you can be a success. Discipline is what makes you do everything you need to do.” —Anthony Joshua
  • “To be the best, you need to spend hours and hours running, hitting the speed bag, lifting weights and focusing on weights.” —‘Sugar’ Ray Leonard
  • “In boxing, it is about the obsession of getting the most from yourself: wanting to dominate the world like a hungry young lion.” —Anthony Joshua
  • “You have to speak from a place where all is possible. When you speak from a place where there’s limits, you’ve already set yourself up to fail.” —Anthony Joshua
  • “A champion shows who he is by what he does when he’s tested. When a person gets up and says ‘I can still do it’, he’s a champion.” —Marvin Hagler
Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers
Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers
  • “In order to be at the top and maintain your focus you have to have something that motivates you. For me, it was what I perceived as a lack of respect from the boxing world as well as the media, which made me want to work so hard and be great.” —Marvin Hagler
  • “The only way you can get experience is from the clock. Time works with some people and against some people. Fortunately, the clock has worked in my favour.” —Bernard Hopkins
  • “You’re hated by some, loved by others, but that’s what’s great about being different. If everybody loved you, that means you’re not doing the right thing most of the time.” —Bernard Hopkins
  • “Every fighter should really do that if they can, because if you build a fan base at home first, then once they receive you at home, it’ll be easier to be received elsewhere.” —Roy Jones Jr.
  • “I made an instant connection with boxing right away. Boxing became such a part of me. I ate boxing, I slept boxing, I lived boxing. Boxing was a way of expressing myself because I was not that outspoken.” —‘Sugar’ Ray Leonard
  • “Boxing’s an art, it’s a science, and you don’t go out to knock people out. If they happen to get knocked out, they happen to run into one of these bricks by mistake [looks at his fists], that’s their fault.” —Roy Jones Jr.

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Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers
Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers
Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers
Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers
Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers
Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers
Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers
Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers
Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers
Inspirational Boxing Quotes from Famous Boxers

Final Thoughts on Boxing Quotes

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170 Quotes on Dance! Best Quotes & Sayings to Get You Dancing

Dance Quotes : Best, motivational and inspirational quotes on dance with beautiful images to share with your partner, students, children or may help you to boost their confidence and self-worth. Through dancing, you can not only express yourself better but also dance with your partner in your spare time. It can definitely boost your mood, help you forget everything around you, and get closer to your partner. For many people, dancing is a great way to enjoy dancing while immersing themselves in the rhythm of the vibrations. It helps them to forget everything around them and enjoy the present.

No matter where you teach dance, whatever you teach them is always going to be with them. Using inspirational quotes to motivate and inspire your students with the magic of dance can be a great boon for them to master their skills which will give them confidence and self-worth.

If you find yourself struggling to find some best, famous, motivational, short and inspirational dancing quotes, then we are here with an enormous list of dancing quotes and sayings that will motivate and inspire you. Here are some best and inspirational quotes on dance.

Inspirational Quotes on Dance

Through dancing, you can express various emotions. The way you dance can express excitement, passion, sadness and happiness, and dance can also express anger and aggression. The fun thing about dancing is that it can help you stay away from stress because you will be completely focused on it while dancing. If you also want to incorporate inspirational dance quotes into your life to celebrate the experience and want to understand this beautiful way of expressing yourself, then we are here to provide you with the most beautiful and inspirational quotes on dance.

  • “Do not be frightened, friend. Let us dance our way to God.” —Kamand Kojouri
  • “The musician has the most brothers, and the dancer the most sisters.” —Alexandra Chauran
  • “Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair…” —Susan Polis Schutz
  • Dance and sing to your music. Embrace your blessings. Make today worth remembering.” —Steve Maraboli
Inspirational Quotes on Dance
Inspirational Quotes on Dance
  • “You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, love like you’ll never be hurt, sing like there’s nobody listening, and live like it’s heaven on earth.”
  • “Life seems to go on without effort when I am filled with music.” —George Eliot
  • “Music, once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort of spirit, and never dies.” —Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • “We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.” —Friedrich Nietzsche
  • “If you hit a wall, climb over it, crawl under it, or dance on top of it.” —Unknown
  • “Every song has it’s own heartbeat. […] The pulse in music is what makes it alive.” —J.R. Rim
  • “Through synergy of intellect, artistry and grace came into existence the blessing of a dancer.” —Shah Asad Rizvi
  • “I don’t want people who want to dance, I want people who have to dance.” —George Balanchine
  • “Hand in hand, on the edge of the sand, they danced by the light of the moon.” —Edward Lear
  • “Sometimes in life confusion tends to arise and only dialogue of dance seems to make sense.” —Shah Asad Rizvi
  • “Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.” —Voltaire
  • “Caution not spirit, let it roam wild; for in that natural state dance embraces divine frequency.” —Shah Asad Rizvi
Inspirational Quotes on Dance
Inspirational Quotes on Dance
  • “Let your life lightly dance on the edges of time like dew on the tip of a leaf.”
  • “Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.” —Kahlil Gibran
  • “Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.” —Oprah Winfrey
  • “She would be half a planet away, floating in a turquoise sea, dancing by moonlight to flamenco guitar.” —Janet Fitch
  • “Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul.” —Johann Sebastian Bach
  • “I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to to dance better than myself.” —Mikhail Baryshnikov
  • “If a man doesn’t know how to dance he doesn’t know how to make love, there I said it!” —Craig Ferguson
  • “I don’t want to hide. I want to slow dance with you again. I want to dance with you forever.” —Sarah Black
  • “My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.” —Martin Luther
  • “Passion drove her deeper, into the abyss beneath his skin where she mapped his soul to the dance of his heartbeat…” —Virginia Alison
  • “The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” —Alan W. Watts
  • “Music is the great uniter. An incredible force. Something that people who differ on everything and anything else can have in common.” —Sarah Dessen
Inspirational Quotes about Dance
Inspirational Quotes about Dance
  • “Those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.” —Friedrich Nietzsche
  • “Life is sweet when you pay attention. When it doesn’t seem sweet, put a sticker on your nose and do a funky dance.” —Whitney Scott
  • “To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?” —Michael Jackson
  • “One step, two steps, three steps; like winds of time experience joy of centuries, when movements become revelations of the dance of destinies.” —Shah Asad Rizvi
  • “We think to dance, and dance in thought. But to hibernate in the mind, is to bring upon us an apocalypse of the Soul.” —Ilyas Kassam
  • “Dance, when you’re broken open. Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of the fighting. […] Dance when you’re perfectly free.” —Jalaluddin Rumi
  • “Dancing is surely the most basic and relevant of all forms of expression. Nothing else can so effectively give outward form to an inner experience.” —Lyall Watson
  • “Our biological rhythms are the symphony of the cosmos, music embedded deep within us to which we dance, even when we can’t name the tune.” —Deepak Chopra
  • “The first dance is the worst dance; the last dance is the best dance! All the roads of persistent practice lead to the Land of Perfection!” —Mehmet Murat ildan
  • “Music… will help dissolve your perplexities and purify your character and sensibilities, and in time of care and sorrow, will keep a fountain of joy alive in you.” —Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • “To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful… This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking” —Agnes De Mille
  • “This is why the idea of finding love across the dance floor endures – symbolizing that, when we know the true rhythm of our heart, we know the other.” —Alexandra Katehakis
Inspirational Quotes about Dance
Inspirational Quotes about Dance
  • “Today is your day. Dance with fairies. Ride a unicorn. Swim with mermaids. And chase rainbows.”
  • “Disco’s are tricky. You look a total wally if you dance too early but after one crucial song tips the disco over, you look a sad saddo if you don’t.” —David Mitchell
  • “People have asked me why I chose to be a dancer. I did not choose. I was chosen to be a dancer, and with that, you live all your life.” —Martha Graham
  • “Dancing with a spinal cord injury is a challenge like no other, but I aspired to prove to myself that I could still be phenomenal dancer even with an SCI” —Sarah Todd Hammer
  • “If you look at a dancer in silence, his or her body will be the music. If you turn the music on, that body will become an extension of what you’re hearing.” —Judith Jamison
  • “Every dance you make belongs to you. It is part of your collection. When you think of it like that, you’ll want to make your next routine the best you’ve ever made!” —Torron-Lee Dewar
  • “In a society that worships love, freedom, and beauty, dance is sacred. It is a prayer for the future, a remembrance of the past and a joyful exclamation of thanks for the present.” —Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
  • “Stars are always dancing. Sometimes they dance twinkling away with the rhythm of your joyful heart and sometimes they dance without movement to embrace your heartache as if frozen sculptures of open-armed sadness.” —Munia Khan
  • “We dance to seduce ourselves. To fall in love with ourselves. When we dance with another, we manifest the very thing we love about ourselves so that they may see it and love us too.” —Kamand Kojouri
Inspirational Quotes on Dance
Inspirational Quotes on Dance
  • “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain.”
  • “Somebody just gave me a shower radio. Thanks a lot. Do you really want music in the shower? I guess there’s no better place to dance than a slick surface next to a glass door.” —Jerry Seinfeld
  • “There was still no likelihood that we could make a living from dance. We were doing it because we loved it… We realized how full we felt; we were surrounded by music and dancing and joy.” —Alvin Ailey
  • “I feel that the essence of dance is the expression of man – the landscape of his soul. I hope that every dance I do reveals something of myself or some wonderful thing a human can be.” —Martha Graham
  • “I skipped between the dancers, twirling my skirts. The seated, masked musicians didn’t look up at me as I leaped before them, dancing in place. No chains, no boundaries — just me and the music, dancing, and dancing. —Sarah J. Maas
  • “You dance love, and you dance joy, and you dance dreams. And I know if I can make you smile by jumping over a couple of couches or running through a rainstorm, then I’ll be very glad to be a song and dance man.” —Gene Kelly
  • The moon rose above the canopy and a dreamy mist swirled around our knees as we danced, fingers entwined and hearts in sync with the universe; just a prince and his princess, a boy and a girl, learning to love in a beautiful world.” —Aishabella Sheikh
Inspirational Dance Quotes
Inspirational Dance Quotes
  • “Dancing is like dreaming with your feet.”
  • “You have to love dancing to stick to it. It gives you nothing back, no manuscripts to store away, no paintings to show on walls and maybe hang in museums, no poems to be printed and sold, nothing but that single fleeting moment when you feel alive.” —Merce Cunningham
  • “To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty, you want to bring a little more music to it, a little more poetry to it, a little more dance to it.” —Osho
  • “The same stream of life that runs through my veins night and day runs through the world and dances in rhythmic measures. It is the same life that shoots in joy through the dust of the earth in numberless blades of grass and breaks into tumultuous waves of leaves and flowers.” —Rabindranath Tagore
  • “It doesn’t matter if I’m off the beat. It doesn’t matter if I’m snapping to the rhythm. It doesn’t matter if I look like a complete goon when I dance. It is my dance. It is my moment. It is mine. And dance I will. Try and stop me. You’ll probably get kicked in the face.” —Dan Pearce
  • “They twirled and rocked, intertwined and separated, nearly leaning onto one another but barely touching, their movements sometimes tender, sometimes almost violent…Moments passed while the dancers held tight to each other, as though their bodies were melting together. The expression on their features as they lifted their faces to the sky was one of unimaginable joy.” —Hannah Fielding
  • “Consciousness expresses itself through creation. This world we live in is the dance of the creator. Dancers come and go in the twinkling of an eye but the dance lives on. On many an occasion when I am dancing, I have felt touched by something sacred. In those moments, I felt my spirit soar and become one with everything that exists.” —Michael Jackson

Motivational Dance Quotes

To help you ignite the first spark that made you dance, we have listed some motivational dance quotes below. When the music is on and your entire body starts to move with the beat, these motivational quotes on dancing will make you feel excited at a certain moment. Let’s have a look at these motivational dance quotes.

  • “On with the dance! Let joy be unconfined.” —Lord Byron
  • “First comes the sweat. Then comes the beauty if you’re very lucky and have said your prayers.” —George Balanchine
Motivational Dance Quotes
Motivational Dance Quotes
  • “If you stumble make it part of the dance.”
  • “The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” —Alan Watts
  • “Fine dancing, I believe like virtue, must be its own reward. Those who are standing by are usually thinking of something very different.” —Jane Austen

Best Dance Quotes

  • “Hard times require furious dancing.” —Alice Walker
  • “Dance to express, not to impress.” —Unknown
  • “Dance is the hidden language of the soul.” —Martha Graham
Best Dance Quotes
Best Dance Quotes
  • “Don’t walk — DANCE!”
  • “Dance first. Think later. It’s the natural order.” —Samuel Beckett
  • “Dance is like wine; it matures with every performance.” —Alarmel Valli
  • “If you dance with your heart, your body will follow.” —Mia Michaels
  • “There are short-cuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them.” —Vicki Baum
  • “Life May not be the party we hope for, but while we’re here, we might as well dance.”
  • “I always knew that in another life, I would fly… which is why, in this life, I dance.”
  • “Socrates learned to dance when he was seventy because he felt that an essential part of himself had been neglected.”
Best Dance Quotes
Best Dance Quotes
  • “Forget your troubles and dance.” —Bob Marley
  • “Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” —Berthhold Auerbach
  • “Opportunity dances with those already on the dance floor.” —H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  • “Life is short and there will always be dirty dishes, so let’s dance.” —James Howe
  • “To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.” —Jane Austen
  • “We are fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance.” —Japanese Proverb
  • “There is a bit of insanity in dancing that does everybody a great deal of good.” —Edwin Denby
Best Dance Quotes
Best Dance Quotes
  • “Dance with the waves, move with the sea, let the rhythm of the water set your soul free.”
  • “Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.” —Oprah Winfrey
  • “And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.” —Friedrich Nietzsche
  • “Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance. Great dancers are great because of their passion.” —Martha Graham
  • “The one thing that can solve most of our problems is dancing. Any problem in the world can be solved by dancing.” —James Brown

Short Quotes on Dance

Dancing is much more than just grooving to your favorite tune on the dance floor. Actually, you will be surprised to know the benefits of dancing. Not only does it train your brain, but it is also an excellent exercise to keep your entire body running smoothly. Here are some short dance quotes to enjoy and celebrate dancing. Let’s have a look at these short quotes on dance.

  • “Dancing is silent poetry.” —Simonides
  • “Dancing is the world’s favorite metaphor.” —Kristy Nilsson
  • “Where words leave off, music begins.” —Heinrich Heine
Short Quotes on Dance
Short Quotes on Dance
  • “Life is better when you dance.”
  • “Music is an outburst of the soul.” —Frederick Delius
  • “Dance is the timeless interpretation of life.” —Shah Asad Rizvi
  • “Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can’t.” —Johnny Depp
Short Quotes on Dance
Short Quotes on Dance
  • “Never miss a chance to dance.”
  • “Dancing is the poetry of the foot.” —John Dryden
  • “Dance every performance as if it were your last.” —Erik Bruhn
  • “Dancing is like bank robbery. It takes split-second timing.” —Twyla Tharp
  • “Music is the universal language of mankind.” —Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Short Dance Quotes
Short Dance Quotes
  • “Dance like no one watching.”
  • “Dancing is a vertical expression of a horizontal desire.” —Robert Frost
  • “Dancing can reveal all the mystery that music conceals.” —Charles Baudelaire
  • “Dancing faces you towards Heaven, whichever direction you turn.” —Terri Guillemets
  • “Daily dance uplifts the soul to spiritual realms.” —Lailah Gifty Akita
  • “Life is the dancer and you are the dance.” —Eckhart Tolle
Short Dance Quotes
Short Dance Quotes
  • “This Kitchen is for dancing.”
  • “Life is a dance. Mindfulness is witnessing that dance.” —Amit Ray
  • “How can we know the dancer from the dance? —William Butler Yeats
  • “To watch us dance is to hear our hearts speak.” —Indian Proverb
  • “Dance is the poetic baring of the soul through motion.” —Scott Nilsson
Short Dance Quotes
Short Dance Quotes
  • “Dance is freedom.”
  • “He who cannot dance puts the blame on the floor.” —Hindu Proverb
  • “Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.” —George Bernard Shaw
  • “Dance is the hidden language of the soul of the body.” —Martha Graham
  • “Do it big, do it right, and do it with style.” —Fred Astaire
Short Dance Quotes
Short Dance Quotes
  • “We can dance forever.”
  • “Dance is the movement of the universe concentrated in an individual.” —Isadora Duncan
  • “The job of feets is walking, but their hobby is dancing.” —Amit Kalantri
  • “Any kind of dancing is better than no dancing at all.” —Lynda Barr

Famous Dance Sayings

Dancing can help you keep your body and mind healthy. More importantly, dancing regularly improves your overall health, boosts your self-esteem, and also helps improve your social skills. Whether you enjoy dancing as a form of entertainment or are a professional dancer, dancing always inspires you to lead a healthier and happier life. Sometimes it can be a little difficult to get up from a comfortable sofa to dance. But you must always be ready to dance. Let’s have a look at these famous dance sayings and quotes.

  • “Good choreography fuses eye, ear, and mind.” —Arlene Croce
  • “Dance is meditation in movement, a walking into silence where every movement becomes prayer.” —Bernhard Wosien
  • “A fine picture is but the image of nature; a finished ballet is nature herself.” —J.G. Noverre
Famous Dance Sayings and Quotes
Famous Dance Sayings and Quotes
  • “Dance is conversation between body and soul.”
  • “Classical dancing is like being a mother: if you’ve never done it, you can’t imagine how hard it is.” —Harriet Cavalli
  • “I’d rather learn from one bird how to sing than to teach ten thousand stars how not to dance.” —e.e. cummings
  • “Dancing is surely the most basic and relevant of all forms of expression. Nothing else can so effectively give outward form to an inner experience.” —Lyall Watson
  • “Learning to walk sets you free. Learning to dance gives you the greatest freedom of all: to express with your whole self, the person you are.” —Melissa Hayden

Famous Dance Quotes from Famous Dancers

Here are some famous quotes on dance from famous dancers. Hopefully you will surely like these famous dance quotes and sayings.

  • “Dance is the hidden language of the soul.” —Martha Graham
  • “Do it big; do it right; and do it with style.” —Fred Astaire
  • “The problem is not making up the steps, but deciding which ones to keep.” —Mikhail Baryshnikov
Famous Dance Quotes from Famous Dancers
Famous Dance Quotes from Famous Dancers
  • “Dance with your heart.”
  • “Dancers come and go in the twinkling of an eye, but the dance lives on.” —Michael Jackson
  • “The truest expression of a people is in its dance and its music. Bodies never lie.” —Agnes de Mille
  • “If you look at a dancer in silence, his or her body will be the music. If you turn the music on, that body will become an extension of what you’re hearing.” —Judith Jamison
  • “You have to love dancing to stick to it. It gives you nothing back, no manuscripts to store away, no paintings to show on walls and maybe hang in museums, no poems to be printed and sold, nothing but that single fleeting moment when you feel alive.”—Merce Cunningham

Funny Dance Quotes

Let’s take a look at the fun part of the dance. We have listed some of the most fun dance quotes and sayings to enjoy your dance in a funny way.

  • “Almost nobody dances sober unless they happen to be insane.” —H.P. Lovecraft
  • “When you are on stage you are having an affair with three thousand people.” —Gelsey Kirkland
Funny Dance Quotes
Funny Dance Quotes
  • “Excuse me, I missed your call, I was dancing on the RINGTONE!”
  • “Just don’t plan to marry anyone who dislikes dancing; it’ll probably win in the end.” —Kay Teague
  • “I think if you give in and accept society’s stereotypes, then you start thinking, ‘I cannot dance till late at night because I’m 70’.” —Yoko Ono
Funny Dance Quotes
Funny Dance Quotes
  • “Time to drink Champagne and dance on the table.”
  • “When I have bad days, I just eat lots of chocolate ice cream and dance to the ‘Lion King’ soundtrack. It’s really odd, but it’s true.” —Blake Lively

Good Dancing Quotes

  • “Dancing: The highest intelligence in the freest body.” —Isadora Duncan tweet
  • “Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn’t music.” —William Stafford
  • “To touch, to move, to inspire. This is the true gift of dance.” —Aubrey Lynch
Good Dancing Quotes
Good Dancing Quotes
  • “Never give a sword to a man who can’t dance.”
  • “It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.” —Epictetus
  • “There is a bit of insanity in dancing that does everybody a great deal of good.” —Edwin Denby
  • “And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.” —Friedrich Nietzsche
  • “Dancing allows me to explore myself in so many ways, to learn about my limitations and strengths, my ability to cope with adversity and to go farther than I thought I could. You find out what you’re made of.” —Andrew Asnes

Dirty Dancing Quotations from Movie

  • “Frances “Baby” Houseman: I envy you.
  • “Frances “Baby” Houseman: So you’re really a Rockette? I think you’re a wonderful dancer.
  • “It’s not on the one, it’s not the mambo. It’s a feeling; a heartbeat.” —Johnny
  • “Oh, come on, ladies. God wouldn’t have given you maracas if He didn’t want you to shake ’em.” —Penny
  • “Penny Johnson: Yeah, well, my mother kicked me out when I was 16. I’ve been dancing ever since. It’s the only thing I ever wanted to do anyway.
  • “I’m gonna do my kind of dancin’ with a great partner, who’s not only a terrific dancer; somebody who’s taught me that there are people willing to stand up for other people no matter what it costs them; somebody who’s taught me about the kind of person I wanna be.” —Johnny

Cute Dance Quotes and Sayings

Here are some cute dance quotes and sayings you will sure like these cute dancing quotes as well.

  • “It’s the heart afraid of breaking that never learns to dance.” —Xiaolu Guo
  • “Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.” —Confucius
  • “Dance from your heart and let your passion shine through.” —The Dance Mum
Cute Dance Quotes and Sayings
Cute Dance Quotes and Sayings
  • “When you dance, you can enjoy the luxury of being you.” —Paulo Coelho
  • “Nobody cares if you can’t dance well. Just get up and dance.” —Dave Barry
  • “The dance is a poem of which each movement is a word.” —Mata Hari
  • “Dance is a song of the body. Either of joy or pain.” —Martha Graham
  • “Dancing is creating a sculpture that is visible only for a moment.” —Erol Ozan
  • “If you’ve got nothing to dance about, find a reason to sing.” —Melody Carstairs
  • “Dancing with the feet is one thing, but dancing with the heart is another.” —Unknown
  • “Those who dance are considered insane by those who can’t hear the music.” —George Carlin
  • “I’m not so interested in how they move as in what moves them.” —Pina Bausch
  • “Dance, even if you have nowhere to do it but your living room.” —Kurt Vonnegut
  • “Dance isn’t something that can be explained in words. It has to be danced.” —Paige Arden
Cute Dance Quotes and Sayings
Cute Dance Quotes and Sayings
  • Eat, sleep, dance, repeat!
  • “Talk about dance? Dance is not something to talk about. Dance is to dance.” —Peter Saint James
  • “The dance: a minimum of explanation, a minimum of anecdotes, and a maximum of sensations.” —Maurice Bjart
  • “Dance till the stars come down from the rafters Dance, Dance, Dance till you drop.” —W.H. Auden
  • “Dance is the only art of which we ourselves are the stuff of which it is made.” —Ted Shawn
  • “Dancing is moving to the music without stepping on anyone’s toes, pretty much the same as life.” —Robert Brault
  • “They who love dancing too much seem to have more brains in their feet than in their head.” —Terence
  • “Dance is like life, it exists as you’re flitting through it, and when it’s over, it’s done.” —Jerome Robbins
  • “Dancing begets warmth, which is the parent of wantonness. It is, Sir, the great grandfather of cuckoldom.” —Henry Fielding
  • “To dance, put your hand on your heart and listen to the sound of your soul.” —Eugene Louis (Luigi) Faccuito
  • “I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to to dance better than myself.” —Mikhail Baryshnikov
  • “The only reason for mastering technique is to make sure the body does not prevent the soul from expressing itself.” —La Meri
  • “Someone need not be perfect to be a great dancer? Feeling a soul is more important than what the body can do.” —Marcia Hayde
  • “When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way.” —Wayne Dyer
Cute Dance Quotes and Sayings
Cute Dance Quotes and Sayings
  • “Dance all night until the sun comes up.”
  • “Dancing is wonderful training for girls, it’s the first way you learn to guess what a man is going to do before he does it.” —Christopher Morley
  • “Dance for yourself. If someone understands, good. If not, no matter. Go right on doing what interests you, and do it until it stops interesting you.” —Louis Horst
  • “You don’t enter a dance studio and say “I can’t do that.” If you do, then why are you in the studio in the first place? —Judith Jamison
  • “Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts, because it is not mere translation or abstraction from life; it is life itself.” —Havelock Ellis
  • “Dance, when you’re broken open. Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of the fighting. Dance in your blood. Dance when you’re perfectly free.” —Rumi
  • “Dance is your pulse, your heartbeat, your breathing. It’s the rhythm of your life. It’s the expression in time and movement, in happiness, joy, sadness and envy.” —Jaques D’Ambroise
  • “To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful.. This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking.” —Agnes De Mille
  • “We dance for laughter, we dance for tears, we dance for madness, we dance for fears, we dance for hopes, we dance for screams, we are the dancers, we create the dreams.” —Albert Einstein

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Final Thoughts on Dancing Quotes

These dancing quotes and sayings are exactly the same that will help you to boost confidence, motivate and inspire your students, children and yourself for dance. Over the centuries, there have been many different dance forms. Whether it is modern dance styles such as hip-hop, ballroom, dubstep, or more classic styles such as ballet and tango. All of these will help you live a healthy life and provide you with the best way to exercise.

Hope you like the dance quotes and sayings mentioned above, and share these beautiful dance quotes with your students and children, or frame and hang them on the wall.