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Best Quotes

“Gyno means it’s working”

Damn that’s funny. Got a good one? Post it!

“Luck comes to the prepared man.” Can’t remember who first said it. I heard Doug Collins say it as he was the guest speaker @ a basketball camp when I was in h.s.


“Luck is when preparation meets opportunity.” Anonymous

I always liked: “Time flies like the wind-- but fruit flies like bananas.”

“The harder I work the luckier I get”

“Pain lets you know you’re still alive.”


“Fear is the mind killer. I will face my fear; I will let it pass through me”.

  • Frank Herbert’s Muordib (sp?) in Dune

“In Ferrum Verites”

  • Latin for “In Iron Truth”
    (some guy had that as his catchphrase on another forum)

He who hesitates is wasted…

Hunter S. Thompson

It’s nice to be nice to the nice.

Major Frank Burns

“What is good? All that heightens the feeling of power in man, the will to power, power itself. What is bad? All that is born of weakness. What is happiness? The feeling that power is growing, that resistance is overcome.”

-Friedrich Nietzsche

Nietzsche has a ton of really cool quotes.


“There are no stupid questions, just stupid people who ask questions.”

-Chris Berman from an ESPN NFL Primetime commercial


Things should be made as simple as possible, and not simpler.
Albert Einstien

If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything.
Mark Twain

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Mark Twain

The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.
Thomas Jefferson

But if a man happens to find himself he has a mansion which he can inhabit with dignity all the days of his life.

  • James Minchener

Me Solomon Grundy

The government which governs the least is the best.

Thomas Jefferson

“He who hesitates masturbates.”

Jim Carrey - “Cable Guy”

Much is said by those who know little.

“Pain is weakness leaving the body”

By ???

Doesn’t always work but cool to think of when training.

“The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” Ayn Rand

It was here on T-Nation’s ‘strong words’. It is my favorite quote.