Words of Wisdom: My Favorites Quotations, Proverbs, and Sayings.

Words of Wisdom



“Quotations, Proverbs, and Sayings”



Over the years in this sport , one accumulates words of wisdom, that help make sense of it all here are some the staff wishes to pass down to you:


“He who fails to plan, plans to fail”
– Proverb

“Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now”
-Alan Lakein

“A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow”

“Good fortune is what happens when opportunity meets with planning.”
-Thomas Alva Edison

“To be prepared is half the victory.”
-Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

“Proper preparation prevents poor performance.”
-Charlie Batch

“When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.”
-Thomas Paine

“If you don’t have a plan for yourself, you’ll be part of someone else’s.”
-American Proverb


“Whatever you must need in life, the best way to to attain it is to help someone else who needs it more than you.”

“Great wrestlers make other wrestlers great”
-Dan Gable


“Talent is everywhere, winning attitude is not.”
-Dan gable

“Hard work beats talent when talent refuses to work hard”
-Lloyd Irvin


“Practice makes perfect”

“Practice doesn’t make perfect, practice makes permanent”

Practice doesn’t make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.

-Vincent Thomas Lombardi

“Greatness in the mat is achieved through training that make you push to survive.”
-Dan Gable


“The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have”
-Vince Lombardi

“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will”
-Vince Lombardi

“Winners never quit and quitters never win.
-Vince Lombardi


“Forget Yesterday. I know what I had to do that I did not do to be where I want to be. Now tell me friend what do I need to do today to get to be where I want to be tomorrow.”
-Lloyd Irvin

“Win with humility, lose with dignity, but don’t lose”
-Bob Sidden

“Everyday is a battle. We either losing or winning. We either moving up the slope, or sliding down”
– Lloyd Irvin

“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will”
-Vince Lombardi

Time Management

“Don’t leave for tomorrow what can be done today”
-Jose Marti


“Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.”

-Benjamin Disraeli

“I firmly believe that any man’s finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious.
-Vince Lombardi

16 Responses to “Words of Wisdom: My Favorites Quotations, Proverbs, and Sayings.”

  1. Justin says:

    If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself but to your own estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.

    Regard your good name as the richest jewel you can possibly be possessed of – for credit is like fire; when once you have kindled it you may easily preserve it, but if you once extinguish it, you will find it an arduous task to rekindle it again. The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.

  2. Charlie says:

    If you always do what you always did, you’ll always get what you always got. One of my favorites. Very true.

  3. Allen says:

    Men occasionially stumble up on the truth but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened – Winston Churchill

    A classic example is the secret to success in any martial art… training but too many people stumble upon this truth and continue to look for secrets.

  4. Komi says:

    When you speak you repeat what you already know . When you listen you learn

  5. kevin dalton says:

    Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in getting up every time we do.

  6. Phil says:

    “If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.”

    — Bruce Lee

  7. Mikenne says:

    This one is about perseverance .
    It doesn’t matter how many times you fall but how many times you get up.

  8. grer says:

    Imma keep it simple:

    “Wish It, Dream It, Do It!”

  9. Dominic says:

    “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

  10. Nathan says:

    Adversity willingly undergone is the greatest virtue.

  11. outofstate says:

    NEMO PERVENIT QUI NON LEGITIME CERTAVERIT “Only he who has fought according to the rules will succeed” or “No one attains who unlawfully contends”

  12. Lorraine Vicente says:

    “Be thankful for each new challenge,
    because it will build your strength and character. Author unknown

    “In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.”
    Norman Vincent Peale

    “Focused will is incredible. If you have a dream and you don’t give up no matter what obstacles come up, then life’s problems will fall away and you will get what you want. It happens. It works.”

  13. adam says:

    i don’t have education,i have insperation,if i was educated i would be a damn fool-Bob marley

  14. adam says:

    it’s like a finger pointing at the moon,stare at the finger and you miss all the heavenly glory-Bruce Lee

  15. Abram says:

    Every mans work is a portrait of himself