The Best Muay Thai Quotes To Inspire Your Training

​Best Muay Thai Quotes 2017 - Muay Thai training in one of the most gruelling contact sports in the world.

All those days and months repeating the same moves over and over can get really boring and you might even this really worth it? Am I even getting better?

Well, let me tell you now, you are! You just don’t realize it yet.

Even the great Bruce Lee had doubts about his own ability, but he kept his feet flat on the ground and his spirits high with a few words he spoke to himself.

Bruce Lee has inspired so many great athletes, voicing his philosophy and having a great deal of impact on those who heard his words.

Though he died at a fairly young age, his words lived on and inspired future generations.

In this article we review some of the best training and fitness quotes, some by famous athletes and also anonymous sources, that will push you to persevere with your muay thai training and inspire you to greater things.

After reading these quotes you too will feel more motivated and empowered in your training. Try it before your next training session when you feel tired and full of self-doubt.

Best Muay Thai Quotes

Don't fear failure — Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail

Bruce Lee 
Martial Artist

There will never be shame if you fall short attempting something challenging, as long as you did your best and gave it your all.

What is shameful is never trying at all or attempting something that doesn't test your abilities and boasting about the accomplishment.

You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself into one. Every successful person did what no one else was willing to do

James Anthony Froude 
Historian / Author

If you want to succeed never be afraid to be different.

Remember that nobody who is famous has the same traits and skills as anyone else.

We are all unique, so be true to yourself, walk your own path and discover your uniqueness to show to the world.

You need a dragon inside you. When you need, you let the dragon out

Anderson Silva
Mixed Martial Artist

You should have something burning inside you that pushes you on to higher levels.

Whenever you need it, it will be there to give you that extra effort and motivate when you feel like giving up.

Always search for that something extra that will push you further than you ever thought possible.

If size mattered, the elephant would be the king of the jungle

Rickson Gracie
Mixed Martial Artist

If ever you feel undersized, like you can never really much with what you have, think of David vs. Goliath!

Size doesn’t matter, anyone can accomplish their goals if they set their mind to it and believe in themselves.

At the end of the day you gotta feel some way, so why not feel unbeatable? Why not feel untouchable? Why not feel like the best to ever do it?

Conor McGregor
Mixed Martial Artist

If you want to feel motivated at the end of a hard days training day, think of being the best there is; thinking of yourself highly will give you the best motivation.

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 
Martial Artist

Never be afraid to push yourself further than you ever pushed yourself before.

Never limit yourself in the possibilities of your training.

You might just be scratching the surface of what you could achieve the whole time and you'll never know until you stretch yourself.

Never let your successes get to your head, never let failure get to your heart

Ziad K. Abdelnour 
Investor & Financier

If you succeed, never forget to look back and thank everyone who helped you get there.

If you ever fail, remember that everyone falls short at least a couple of times before succeeding, never forget to keep trying and eventually you’ll get there.

We define ourselves far too often by past failures. That's not you; you are this person right now. You're the person who has learned from those failures. Build confidence and momentum with each good decision you make from here on out and choose to be inspired

Joe Rogan 
Comedian & UFC Commentator

Stop looking back on your failures and see them as that is who you are, you failed because you were not ready, not because you are not good.

Look at the past as a learning experience to better yourself in the future. Look at all the good things you did instead of the bad; be optimistic as you go on your day to day life.

Life is going to beat you up. It wouldn't be fair if you didn't throw some punches back at it

Bradley Bowman 

Life is innately unfair, it’s up to us to make things even.

Do what you must to make your life easier, be bold, stop playing safe, take risks and most of all, don’t step over anyone.

Act the way you want to become and before you know it, it just happens

Conor McGregor 
Mixed Martial Artist

If you want to be the best there is, act as if you already are!

There is nothing wrong with a little self confidence, Conor McGregor has plenty of it!

Having confidence with a good nature will in turn open the best opportunities for you. Nothing drastic will likely happen if you shy away from things, take whatever life gives you and make them your own.

Will it be easy? Nope. Will it be worth it? Absolutely


Nothing comes easy, every athlete out there has been through hell, and the question is, are you willing to go through hell to get where they are?

I already know what giving up feels like. I want to see what happens if I don't

Neila Rey 
Fitness Expert

When you give up, you lose the opportunities you could have gotten If you continues, all the experience and success.

Think of that the next time you’re thinking of quitting.

You've got three choices in life. Give up, give in, or give it all you've got

Charleston Parker

It’s all up to you whether you continue or stop, if you go, remember that failing is inevitable, be sure that you can handle it.

Every time you try, you have to go all in, so that you will never have regrets.

You've got what it takes, but it will take everything you've got


We all have what it takes to be great, but are we willing to give ourselves in order to be great?

All the effort, time, blood, sweat and tears...will you be willing to sacrifice most of what you’ve got to be great?

If you think a thing is impossible, you'll only make it impossible

Bruce Lee
Mixed Martial Artist

Believe that you can make it!

If you think that you can’t you’ll never have enough motivation to do so.

It's not the size of the dog in the fight. It's the size of the fight in the dog

Mark Twain

Size will never matter as long as the fight matters to you.

You can do so many things as long as it is still important to you and you show that you care.

Today, I will do what others won't. So tomorrow, I can do what others can't

Jerry Rice
Ex-NFL Star

Training is all about giving your all, even though everybody left the gym, be the last one there still pushing yourself.

Even though you won’t notice results straight away, you are progressing, in one way or another.

When your temper rises, lower your fists. When your fists rise, lower your temper


Bad temper removes your focus, changes you state of mind, and makes you make bad decisions.

Stop and breathe, stay calm and be prepared for whatever comes. There is nothing like keeping your composure during a fight.

If you want to accomplish anything in life, you can't just sit back and hope that it will happen. You've got to make it happen

Gina Carano
Actress & Fitness Model

No one will do the things you want for you. You need to get up, get out and do them yourself.

You won’t develop if you’re just sitting around being lazy, be the instrument of change you want to be.

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

Mohammad Ali

Everything starts where nobody else can see, it starts within you.

The battle begins with yourself, the decision to exert all your efforts to be better or to slack off.

Nobody became great and then stopped training, they pushed on and persevered.

The difference between a successful person is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will

Vincent Lombardi
NFL Player & Coach

Quitting will take so many things away from you. It will make you physically and emotionally weak and once you quit the first time, it will make it so much easier to quit the next.

Build your strength to finish what you’ve started.

A man who conquers himself is greater than one who conquers a thousand men in battle


​The battle starts with the person in the mirror. Keep fighting!

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