Bodybuilding, Powerlifting, and Strongman Quotes

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  1. 400Lb Gorilla

    400Lb Gorilla VIP Member

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    if there is a thread like this already let me know but i didnt see one. i like these inspirational and funny quotes from some of the worlds biggest and strongest. here are a few of my favorite:

    “Passion trumps everything.” Dave Tate

    "Strong people are harder to kill than weak people and more useful in general." Mark Rippetoe

    "The difference btw impossible and the possible lies in a man’s determination.” Tommy Lasorda

    The Iron never lies to you. You can walk outside and listen to all kinds of talk, get told that you’re a god or a total bastard. The Iron will always kick you the real deal. The Iron is the great reference point, the all-knowing perspective giver. Always there like a beacon in the pitch black. I have found the Iron to be my greatest friend. It never freaks out on me, never runs. Friends may come and go. But two hundred pounds is always two hundred pounds.” Henry Rollins



    add more please lol
     
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  2. AllTheWay

    AllTheWay TID Lady Member

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    great quotes gorilla!
     
  3. 400Lb Gorilla

    400Lb Gorilla VIP Member

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    lol not a problem ATW. here are a few others:

    "The two best activities for your health are pumping and humping." Arnold

    "A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do."

    "Success rests not only on ability, but upon commitment, loyalty, and pride."

    i dont have anymore right now but i will look some up
     
  4. DADAWG

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    the meet doesnt start until the bar hits the floor.

    powerlifting / deadlift reference
     
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  5. Rottenrogue

    Rottenrogue Strongwoman Administrator Staff Member

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    "Cheat you cheat me" ~~~ Random older bodybuilder in gym
     
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  6. 400Lb Gorilla

    400Lb Gorilla VIP Member

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    excellent forgot about that one.

    i dont quite get that one lol.

    here is one i am stealing straight out of Starting Strength:

    "If you are going to wear gloves, make sure you get a matching purse" -Mark Rippetoe

    and from 5/3/1:

    Make time for it. Just get it done. Nobody ever got strong or got in shape by thinking about it. They did it. -Jim Wendler

    and from The Vault:

    If it were easy, everyone would be doing it. -Dave Tate
     
  7. PillarofBalance

    PillarofBalance Strength Pimp Staff Member

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    A couple classics from Ronnie Coleman

    "Aint nuttin to it but to do it!"

    "If you done what you always did then you gonna git what you always got"
     
  8. MightyMouse719

    MightyMouse719 National Champion & VIP Member

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    "Kicking ass and training consistently – and with some balance – will do wonders for both your body and your mind. Get rid of all the meaningless crap in your life and your training. Get rid of the things that bleed your energy in the weight room and in life." - Jim Wendler
     
  9. Topsy

    Topsy Member

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    These are great. I may have to add some of too :)
     
  10. Apocalypto

    Apocalypto Member

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    my personal favorite
     
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  11. kyle grey

    kyle grey VIP Member

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    If you are born to the iron , you know it the first time you lift

    Even if you don't own one damned thing in the world , your body is yours
    both by Joe Weider
     
  12. schultz1

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    Ronnie Coleman: Yeeeaaah Buddy
     

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