Member Stories: 60 Seconds of Inspiration

Here’s 60 quotes to motivate you for your next workout! How do you kick off your week? Do motivational quotes help keep you moving towards your goals? Tell us in the comments!

  1. “If you wait, all that happens is you get older.” Larry McMurtry
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  3. “Don’t worry, and don’t kick yourself forever. Just take the opportunities when they come.” Bob Diamond in “Defending Your Life,” written by Albert Brooks
  4. “You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take.” Wayne Gretzky
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  6. “Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.” Christian D. Larson
  7.  “The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.” Arthur C. Clarke
  8. “We cannot change life! We can only change the way we live life. Any moment is the best moment, and any place is the best place.” Tishan
  9. “Why didn’t I learn to treat everything like it was the last time? My greatest regret is how much I believed in the future.” Jonathan Safran Foer
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  11. “What a wonderful life I’ve had! I only wish I’d realized it sooner.” Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette
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  13. “You don’t get to choose how you’re going to die. Or when. You can only decide how you’re going to live. Now.” Joan Baez
  14. “In the middle of winter I at last discovered that there was in me an invincible summer.” Albert Camus
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  16. “All I ask is that you do your best, and forget the rest.” Tony Horton
  17. “A lot of people enjoy being dead. But they are not dead, really. They’re just backing away from life. Reach out. Take a chance. Get hurt even. But play as well as you can.” Maude in “Harold and Maude,” written by Colin Higgins
  18. “I see the notion of talent as quite irrelevant. I see instead perseverance, application, industry, assiduity, will, will, will, desire, desire, desire.” Gordon Lish
  19. “Don’t be like me. Be better than me. That’s the goal.” Michael Jordan
  20. “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” Annie Dillard
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  22. “It’s in the act of having to do things that you don’t want to that you learn something about moving past the self. Past the ego.” Bell Hooks
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  24. “The one that works the hardest comes out on top.” Debbie Meyer
  25. “Only those who risk going to far can possibly find out how far one can go.” T.S. Eliot
  26. “You can’t let one bad moment spoil a bunch of good ones.” Dale Earnhardt
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  28. “You can always become better.” Tiger Woods
  29. “Life is meant to be a challenge, because challenges are what make you grow.” Manny Pacquiao
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  31. “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man’s determination.” Tommy Lasorda
  32. “BLOOD, SWEAT & RESPECT. First two you GIVE. Last one you EARN.” Dwayne Johnson
  33. “If you don’t want to be the best, then there’s no reason going out and trying to accomplish anything.” Joe Montana
  34. “If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all?” Joe Namath
  35. “Don’t run away from a challenge. Instead run toward it cause the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your feet.” Nadia Comaneci
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  37. “To believe in yourself and to follow your dreams… This is success!” Sasha Azevedo
  38. ”One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than 50 preaching it.” Knute Rockne
  39. ”Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up.” Dean Karnazes
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  41. ”It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” Vince Lombardi
  42. “What do you do with a mistake: recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it.” Dean Smith
  43. ”Only the weak attempts to accomplish what he knows he can already achieve.” Stella Juarez
  44. ”Mental will is a muscle that needs exercise, just like muscles of the body.” Lynn Jennings
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  46. ”How am I to know what I can achieve if I quit?” Jason Bishop
  47. ”Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.” Marilyn vos Savant
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  49. “You can motivate by fear, and you can motivate by reward. But both those methods are only temporary. The only lasting thing is self motivation.” Homer Rice
  50. ”I know what I have to do, and I’m going to do whatever it takes. If I do it, I’ll come out a winner, and it doesn’t matter what anyone else does.” Florence Griffith Joyner
  51. “Most people give up just when they’re about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line.” Ross Perot
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  53. “There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.” Derek Jeter
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  55. ”If you only ever give 90% in training then you will only ever give 90% when it matters.” Michael Owen
  56. ”You can’t get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good.” Jerry West
  57. ”If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat.” Herschel Walker
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  59. ”If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.” Fred Devito
  60. ”It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” ”Heroes get remembered, but legends never die.” Babe Ruth

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