Inspirational Quotes

Something to help you get back up and keep going

If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got.

If at first you don’t succeed, do what your instructor told you to do the first time.

Don’t practice until you get it right, practice until you can’t get it wrong

Practice does NOT make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect

“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

“Whether you think that you can, or that you can't, you are usually right.” ~Henry Ford

"Martial Arts should be a way of life, not a job, hobby, sport, but a part of you and the way you live your life." ~Frank Gutting

“The right to swing my fist ends where the other man's nose begins. “ ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

“If you have integrity, nothing else matters.  If you don't have integrity, nothing else matters.” 

~ Alan Simpson

“Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.” 

~ Newt Gingrich

“It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up.” ~ Vince Lombardi

“A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.” ~Henry Ford

Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself  ~Chinese Proverb

There is no finish line.  ~Nike advertisement

“Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.” ~Henry Ford

Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell. ~ Unknown

“Never raise your hands to your children. It leaves your groin unprotected.” ~ Unknown

"Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going." ~ Jim Ryun

"Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven't planted" ~ David Bly

"Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is why so few engage in it" ~ Henry Ford

 “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.” 

~Albert Einstein

“A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kickboxing.” ~Emo Phillips

"Everyone has a plan until they've been hit" ~ Joe Lewis

A black belt is just a white belt that didn't quit

"If a prettty poster and a cute saying are all it takes to motivate you,

you probably have a very easy job. The kind robots will be doing soon." ~ Despair.com