38+ Best Bodybuilding Quotes to Unlock Your Power

Bodybuilding can affect your overall health. The intensive weight lifting and strength training that bodybuilders undergo changes their bodies, making them stronger and leaner. Inspirational bodybuilding quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

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Most Famous Bodybuilding Quotes

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

Blood, sweat, and respect. The first two you give and the last one you earn.  Dwayne Johnson

Biceps are like ornaments on a Christmas tree. Ed Coan

Bodybuilding is an art, your body is the canvas, weights are your brush and nutrition is your paint. We all have the ability to turn a self-portrait into a masterpiece.  Kai Greene

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

Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.  Jim Rohn

Sell yourself short on nutrition and you’re selling yourself short on maximizing your physique development. Ernie Taylor

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

Just remember, somewhere, a little Chinese girl is warming up with your max. Jim Conroy

Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together and you’ve got a kingdom.  Jack LaLanne

Fortunately, there is a solution, and it’s not performing multiple sets of whatever cable Kegel exercise is being pushed as The Answer Just a little hard, smart, basic work. Jim Wendler

The muscle and the mind must become one. One without the other is zero. Lee Haney

Your love for what you do and willingness to push yourself where others aren’t prepared to go is what will make you great. Laurence Shahlaei

Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity. John F. Kennedy

My old routine was McDonald’s on the way to the gym, coffee during my workout, Burger King and Copenhagen post workout. Dave Tate

Unless you puke, faint, or die, keep going.  Jillian Michaels

If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done. Thomas Jefferson

The application of consistent, logical effort, over a prolonged period is the key to reaching your physical muscular potential.  Craig Cecil

I’m an extremist, and I hope to be remembered that way: noncompliant and an artist. I do not want to be remembered as a nice guy. I want to be the slayer of Bambi. David Dearth

You can have results or excuses. Not both.  Arnold Schwarzenegger

If a man tells you he doesn’t lift because he doesn’t want to get too bulky, then his testicles have been removed. Paul Carter

The body achieves what the mind believes.  Napoleon Hill

For me, life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Of course it’s hard. It’s supposed to be hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. Hard is what makes it great.  Tom Hanks

If you’re capable of sending a legible text message between sets, you probably aren’t working hard enough. Dave Tate

If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.  Fred Devito

Last time I checked, lifting theory has a PR of zero. Steve Shaw

Go the extra mile. It’s never crowded.  Wayne Dyer

Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, I will try again tomorrow. Mary Anne Radmacher

When you have a well developed body and you’re confident, you see people bending your way, wanting to be on your side, wanting to do things for you.  Arnold Schwarzenegger

I’m sure you’ve all read the latest article on the popular muscle building sites about how to develop a fuller, thicker back with these 2 NEW maximal hypertrophy igniting muscle shocking lifts! The title lures you in, but when you get inside, you find a small man doing strange movements that make little sense and use almost no weight. They aren’t making him any thicker, and they aren’t likely to add slabs of lean mass to you either. Jordan Martin

The first and greatest victory is to conquer self.  Plato

A champion is someone who gets up when they can’t. Jack Dempsey

You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction. George Lorimer

Everyone has the ability to accomplish unique feats, everyone. You choose this. Become someone great in one other life. Forget about failing to many. Who cares? Doesn’t matter when you start or finish, just start, no deviations, no excuses. Tom Platz

Exercise is done against one’s wishes and maintained only because the alternative is worse.  George A. Sheehan