An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





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 (1942-, American boxer)


Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.


Francis Bacon (1561-1626, British philosopher, essayist, statesman)


The more I train the more I realize I have more speed in me.


Leroy Burrell (1967-, American track athlete)


One must train oneself, by small and frequent efforts, to dominate one's feelings.


Dr. Alexis Carrel (1873-1944, French biologist)


Training is all-encompassing and should be related to everything a unit does, or can have happen to it.


Arthur Collins (1864-1933, American  general)


When raw nature dominates training, you will be rustic. When training dominates raw nature, you will be clerical. When raw nature and training are combined well, you will be a superior person.


Confucius (BC 551-479, Chinese ethical teacher, philosopher)


People say I'm around because I have a lot of heart, but I know all the heart in the world couldn't have helped me if I wasn't physically fit.


Jimmy Connors (1952-, American tennis player)


We have learned to live in a world of mistakes and defective products as if they were necessary to life. It is time to adopt a new philosophy in America.


Norman Cousins (1915-1990, American editor, humanitarian, author)


It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.


Queen Elizabeth (1926-, British Queen)


The best training any parent can give a child is to train the child to train himself.


A. P. Gouthey


I succeed on my own personal motivation, dedication, and commitment…. My mindset is: If I'm not out there training, someone else is.


Lynn Jennings (1960-, American runner)


It is easier for a well-trained mind to submit to an ill-trained mind than to guide it.


Francois De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680, French classical writer)


Train everyone lavishly, you can't overspend on training.


Thomas J. Peters (1942-, American management consultant, author, lecturer)


The truth is that most busy people cannot sustain a seven-day-a-week training schedule. There are too many other stresses and responsibilities in their lives.


PattiSue Plumber (American runner)


I'm like a duck: calm above the water, and paddling like hell underneath.


Fred Shero (1925-, Canadian hockey coach)


Training gives us an outlet for suppressed energies created by stress and thus tone the spirit just as exercise conditions the body.


Arnold Schwarzenegger (1947-, Austrian-born American actor, author, director, restaurateur)


I swam my brains out.


Mark Spitz (1950-, American swimmer)


Nothing good comes in life or athletics unless a lot of hard work has preceded the effort. Only temporary success is achieved by taking short cuts.


Roger Staubach (1942-, American football player)


A man can seldom -- very, very, seldom -- fight a winning fight against his training; the odds are too heavy.


Mark Twain (1835-1910, American humorist, writer)


There is nothing training cannot do. Nothing is above its reach. It can turn bad morals to good morals; it can destroy bad principles and re-create good ones; it can lift men to angelship.


Mark Twain (1835-1910, American humorist, writer)


Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.


Mark Twain (1835-1910, American humorist, writer)


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