Top 146 Sweat Quotes

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“We want to swing the ball as much as we can. We try and get it to reverse, putting more sweat on one side and things like that. But we don’t cheat.”

― AB de Villiers

“Daawat-E-Ishq’ did not do as well as we expected, so yes, when a film doesn’t do as well as you wanted it to, it hurts, especially after you have put your sweat and blood on it.”

― Aditya Roy Kapur

“I’m a working writer; this is my job. So it matters to me that it’s good. I sweat over every word. I don’t just vomit this stuff up. It’s agony. The only thing that comes close is childbirth, except it’s like being in labor for eighteen months.”

― Alexandra Fuller

“I’m addicted to a really tough workout. I like to be drenched in sweat when I’m done because I feel accomplished.”

― Alison Sweeney

“Very little gets offered to me. I have to audition and bawl my eyes out. For ‘Broadchurch,’ the scene was Danny lying on the mortuary table. I can’t remember the last audition I had where I didn’t come out drenched in sweat, puffy-eyed.”

― Andrew Buchan

“Now, I don’t sweat the small stuff, just the things that really matter.”

― Angel Di Maria

“Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat.”

― Ann Landers

“They say the Pharaohs built the pyramids Do you think one Pharaoh dropped one bead of sweat? We built the pyramids for the Pharaohs and we’re building for them yet.”

― Anna Louise Strong

“My T-shirts wrinkle because I sweat a lot.”

― Antoni Porowski

“A pint of sweat will save a gallon of blood.”

― Austin O’Malley

“I don’t really sweat the petty things.”

― Bayley

“I sweat a lot because I get really nervous.”

― Bayley

“There’s a lot of blood, sweat, and guts between dreams and success.”

― Bear Bryant

“I don’t lack confidence. I don’t sweat. I don’t want to get too Zen on you, but I have to run my own race.”

― Brad Grey

“Unless you have fixed costs, you don’t need any capital to create a prototype. Ideally, your co-founders, with sweat equity, can create the product themselves.”

― Brian Chesky

“I love to do cardio. I like to run and sweat a lot, and I think that’s quite helpful.”

― Charlie Cox

“I go into the gym and do 75 pullups, 75 dips, 150 squats, 150 pushups, and then 20 minutes of ab work. Done. It takes an hour; I’m in and out. I sweat the whole time.”

― Charlie Hunnam

“I love wearing flat shoes, but I am not one of those girls who walks around in sweat pants and sneakers.”

― Claudia Schiffer

“It’s a story of little girls who are pressed into working in sweat shops in games, who spend all day doing repetitive grinding tasks like making shirts, which are then converted into gold and sold on eBay.”

― Cory Doctorow

“When you’re writing a feature film, the moment you begin Page 1, you are in a sweat that you’re running out of pages.”

― Craig Mazin

“The lack of sweat to get a win is probably a record for me.”

― Curtis Joseph

“Before ‘Whiplash,’ I’d had a string of failed scripts. I’d pour my blood, sweat and tears into them, and no one would like them.”

― Damien Chazelle

“Gold medals aren’t really made of gold. They’re made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.”

― Dan Gable

“Getting to places like Bangkok or Singapore was a hell of a sweat. But when you got there it was the back of beyond. It was just a series of small tin sheds.”

― David Attenborough

“I never sweat about work. I just assume work’s coming.”

― David Koechner

“People read inevitability as entitlement, and the American people want their candidates to sweat for the job. They want them to actually make a case for the job.”

― Deval Patrick

“On some summer days in New York City, the air hangs thickly visible, like the combined exhalations of eight million souls. Steam rising from vents underground makes you wonder if there isn’t one giant sweat gland lodged beneath the city.”

― Diane Ackerman

“I don’t eat anything before, but I can still go kill it at the gym and be in and out in 45 minutes or an hour, even doing workouts in the sauna to get the blood and sweat flowing.”

― Dolph Ziggler

“For comics, Edinburgh makes no financial or medical sense. Get an audience; that’s the first task. Once the punters are in, simply make them laugh for an hour, and then sweat on the critics.”

― Dominic Holland

“The reason people sweat is so they won’t catch fire when making love.”

― Don Rose

“The reason most people sweat is so they will not catch fire while they are making love.”

― Don Rose

“I don’t want anyone to get seriously hurt. But I do watch awards shows to critique the clothes while I sit around eating chips in my sweat pants and in hopes of seeing some hilarious accidental nudity.”

― Eliza Coupe

“I sweat real sweat and I shake real shakes.”

― Elizabeth Taylor

“Oh my God, I sweat so much! You have to keep deodorant in your purse and use those deodorising wipes that cool you off a bit.”

― Elsa Hosk

“Sweat saves blood.”

― Erwin Rommel

“I’ve never been able to feel that there is anything undignified about making your living by the sweat of your brow.”

― Ethel Waters

“The Lord clearly defined the roles of providing for and rearing a righteous posterity. In the beginning, Adam, not Eve, was instructed to earn the bread by the sweat of his brow.”

― Ezra Taft Benson

“Real estate investing is unique in that it’s almost as much a career or a way of life as it is a form of investing. Indeed, the fact that real estate is involves so much sweat equity makes it unique among other investments.”

― Fabrizio Moreira

“Dancing is a sweat job.”

― Fred Astaire

“Don’t sweat the petty things and don’t pet the sweaty things.”

― George Carlin

“A pint of sweat, saves a gallon of blood.”

― George S. Patton

“Up to 30 years old, I was carried by natural talent, combined with a good level of professionalism. But since turning 30, I’ve gained a desire to sweat in the real sense of the word, to understand where I need to improve. Competitiveness, now, is essential.”

― Gianluigi Buffon

“The guys I date always want to test my strength and wrestle around. By the end, they’re drenched in sweat.”

― Gina Carano

“Fashion is nice, but it’s for the fans. If it were up to me, I’d be in a sweat suit!”

― Gloria Estefan

“I sweat a lot.”

― H. Jon Benjamin

“I don’t feel right unless I have a sport to play or at least a way to work up a sweat.”

― Hank Aaron

“In journalism it is simpler to sound off than it is to find out. It is more elegant to pontificate than it is to sweat.”

― Harold Evans

“Only by the sweat of my own brow. I am a totally working man.”

― Harold Pinter

“The medal just was an object, just a medal, and that’s it. What really meant something was the blood, the sweat, the tears that went into getting that medal. I’ll always have the memories of that with me.”

― Henry Cejudo

“The Hercules’ was a monumental undertaking. It is the largest aircraft ever built… I put the sweat of my life into this thing.”

― Howard Hughes

“I love to sweat.”

― James Marsters

“They say Chicago is for haters. No one will just sweat each other and say, ‘Oh, you’re so good,’ if you’re not. Which is another reason I’m inspired to stay.”

― Jamila Woods

“I go train, and like with Conan, I’m in leather, and with Drogo, I’m in leather or armor or something else. I’m not in my adidas sweat suit or my matching tracksuit pants to go work out. I got too busy of a day. I’ve got my boots.”

― Jason Momoa

“My face doesn’t sweat, and my body never really ever sweats.”

― Jeffree Star

“There’s nothing better than working up a good sweat.”

― Jennie Finch

“After that, I specifically started writing lyrics. I would like sweat and think and get it all together.”

― Jim Capaldi

“To Marines, love of liberty is not an empty phrase… Rather, it’s displayed by blood, sweat, and tears for the fallen.”

― Jim Mattis

“Certain films, when shot digitally, the detail is like CG: you can’t feel the sweat. I feel like digital is alienating. There’s something superficial to digital compared to the richness of film.”

― John Hillcoat

“Every time I go to Washington, I break out in a cold sweat. So I try not to spend too much time there.”

― John Kasich

“I don’t wake up drenched in sweat because I haven’t been on stage in years.”

― John Malkovich

“When you do a job like this you have to like having cold sweat on your back.”

― John Pomfret

“People think because they sweat, their hair is dirty. False. It’s just salt and your natural oil.”

― Jonathan Van Ness

“’Backwash’ is an old-school, slapstick-y romp between three eccentric loser friends who inadvertently rob a bank, armed solely with a salami and a sweat sock, and then find themselves on the run pursued by singing cops. It’s kind of a classic piece, a sophisticated piece, if you will.”

― Joshua Malina

“Sometimes I wake up and stretch and do 20 minutes on the treadmill, or anything to just break a sweat. And then I have the weekends where I can get out and play nine holes and maybe go to the gym.”

― Justin Timberlake

“For women’s tears are but the sweat of eyes.”

― Juvenal

“I sweat a lot.”

― Kane

“The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea.”

― Karen Blixen

“I loveeeeee a man in a nice pair of sweatpants or even a matching sweat outfit.”

― Karrueche Tran

“My workout mantra is ‘Break a sweat every day.’ Even if it’s just for 20 minutes. I’m very disciplined about that.”

― Kate Hudson

“Since this our first show, I think they’ll see us sweat a lot.”

― Keith Emerson

“I’m syndicated on the radio – my show is called ‘The Sweat Hotel.’”

― Keith Sweat

“I love to get out there and sweat and mix things up, whether I’m on the field or in the gym.”

― Kelley O’Hara

“I used to apply waterproof mascara before a game – it was the easiest thing to wear while I was playing that wouldn’t sweat off – but not anymore.”

― Kelley O’Hara

“Our Congress should stay in session all summer – camp out in D.C., and turn off the AC. Put on their stuffiest powdered wigs and sweat it out, until they give in and put their John Hancocks (and their Nancy Pelosis and their John Boehners) on at least one meaningful law that no one wants to repeal.”

― Kevin Bleyer

“I don’t play to sweat, I play to win.”

― Kevin Garnett

“A lot of blood, sweat, and tears have gone into this career of mine.”

― Kevin Hart

“I was a not-big-enough, not-fast-enough football player who wanted a little bit of an edge on the field. I figured my own sweat, if I could get that off my body, and more importantly, the weight that stood behind it, that would help.”

― Kevin Plank

“The blood and sweat shed by United States and United Nations troops proved to be the prime mover behind the realisation of freedom throughout the post-war period.”

― Kim Young-sam

“It’s disgusting, but my father taught me when your mouth gets dry, just suck the sweat out of your own jersey. There’s no bravado to any of it; it’s just a disgusting little trick.”

― Kobe Bryant

“There’s something incredibly sexy about sand and sweat and dunes photographed like women’s backs.”

― Kristin Scott Thomas

“My energy levels are off the charts. I can run all day, I breathe well, and I sweat a lot, so the toxins and impurities come out of my body.”

― Larry Fitzgerald

“Arak means ‘sweat’ in Arabic, and it is the perfect Mediterranean after-dinner drink, in my opinion.”

― Lawrence Osborne

“I wear sweat pants; I look terrible all the time. I’m so vulnerable.”

― Leah Pipes

“I still sweat. My guts are still grinding out there. Sometimes I have enough cotton in my mouth to knit a sweater.”

― Lee Trevino

“I sweat. If anything comes easy to me I mistrust it.”

― Lilli Palmer

“So, for the most part, I really like when I read a scene that scares me and makes me sweat a little bit, thinking about doing it. That’s usually a good sign to me.”

― Lily Rabe

“When you fully focus in the match, you don’t think too much about the atmosphere and the climate. Even if the temperature goes up, we will both sweat the same.”

― Lin Dan

“Trying to act cold is a challenge when your makeup’s running and sweat is pouring down your neck.”

― Linus Roache

“All good poetry is forged slowly and patiently, link by link, with sweat and blood and tears.”

― Lord Alfred Douglas

“No one has ever drowned in sweat.”

― Lou Holtz

“Our girls have learned that sweat is sexy, brawn is beautiful and a little dirt never hurt anyone.”

― Louise Slaughter

“What nature requires is obtainable, and within easy reach. It is for the superfluous we sweat.”

― Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“It is the superfluous things for which men sweat, – superfluous things that wear our togas theadbare, that force us to grow old in camp, that dash us upon foreign shores.”

― Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“And they do those jobs not because they want to take away anything from America, but because they want to give their skills, their sweat, their labor, for a better life and to help build a better America, just as those who came before them.”

― Luis Gutierrez

“I feel like ‘Sweat’ arrived on Broadway at the moment that it needed to. I feel like a commercial audience was not prepared for ‘Ruined’ or ‘Intimate Apparel’ for many different reasons.”

― Lynn Nottage

“Anyone that I know who wants to work in these fields by the sweat of their brow, the bend of their back, picking lettuce and fruit, can do it. We don’t want those jobs. Let’s be real about that.”

― Marcia Fudge

“Don’t feel entitled to anything you didn’t sweat and struggle for.”

― Marian Wright Edelman

“Sweat equity is the best equity.”

― Mark Cuban

“It’s not just songs and glamour. It’s sweat, blood, broken toes, and mistakes… It’s life.”

― Mary J. Blige

“For years, I swore I couldn’t work out because my own sweat gave me a rash.”

― Mary Kay Andrews

“My rule is to break one sweat a day.”

― Matthew McConaughey

“The sweat of hard work is not to be displayed. It is much more graceful to appear favored by the gods.”

― Maxine Hong Kingston

“I’m into all types of stuff. I might have on Pumas one day, Givenchy the next. I’d wear this John Elliott sweat suit to the club.”

― Meek Mill

“In classic noir fiction and film, it is always hot. Fans whirr in sweltering hotel rooms, sweat forms on a stranger’s brow, the muggy air stifles – one can hardly breathe. Come nightfall, there is no relief, only the darkness that allows illicit lovers to meet, the trusted to betray, and murderers to act.”

― Michael Dirda

“I’m not out there sweating for three hours every day just to find out what it feels like to sweat.”

― Michael Jordan

“The fans still want to see me, sweat pants and all.”

― Mick Foley

“Philadelphia is a town where even the sidewalks seem to sweat.”

― Mike Barnicle

“What you sweat is what you get.”

― Nina Agdal

“The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war.”

― Norman Schwarzkopf

“I never tried to use anything besides my own sweat and blood and talent to get somewhere.”

― Olivia Munn

“Vig used to call me ‘Elf boy’, and I’d call him ‘filthy human’. As an Elf, I never got a scratch on me, never got dirty. And Vig would come out with blood and sweat all over him. And he’d say to me, ‘Oh, go manicure your nails.’”

― Orlando Bloom

“This means a lot. I’m being recognized for all the blood, sweat and tears I put into a 17-year career.”

― Patrick Ewing

“The problem is, when you come back in you’re sweating, so I wait until the very last minute before putting on my shirt so that it’s not covered in sweat.”

― Paul Ince

“All bronzes are made to be touched. Bronze is a sensual ‘living’ material. The sweat and oil of your palms adds to the patination.”

― Peter Marino

“While I’m acting, I’m a professional, and then I don’t break into cold sweat for whatsoever reason.”

― Prabhu Deva

“I pour my blood, sweat, and tears into a movie. What I always look for is a message and a social consciousness: a relevance to what’s happening in our world.”

― Rachel Morrison

“Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.”

― Ray Kroc

“If the speaker won’t boil it down, the audience must sweat it out.”

― Raymond Duncan

“As Americans, we realize that there is no taxpayer money that wasn’t first earned through the sweat and toil of one of our citizens.”

― Rick Perry

“Nothing of any importance can be taught. It can only be learned, and with blood and sweat.”

― Robert Anton Wilson

“I smell of sweat. I don’t like people smelling of all these weird things. I think deodorant is disgusting.”

― Rupert Everett

“I’m somewhat of a masochist at heart. I like to sweat. I come from a very competitive sporting background – my dad was a world-champion surfer – so it’s always been a part of my DNA. I do a lot of soft-sand running, hiking, yoga, and boxing, and I compete in triathlons.”

― Ryan Kwanten

“There’s a certain addiction to sweat, for sure. I’m not the same person without it. If I don’t get my hour of exercise in every day, then I’m not the person that I want to be.”

― Ryan Kwanten

“Rumors of sneezing, kissing, tears, sweat, and saliva spreading AIDS caused people to panic.”

― Ryan White

“I’m like a mosquito, I love humidity. I don’t sweat.”

― Shakira

“For a while, I could only wear sweat pants because I was that intermediate size that you’re not a small, you’re not a large.”

― Shakira

“Despite all of our technological advances, content creation still requires time, inspiration, and a certain amount of sweat. There aren’t any shortcuts. You can’t write an algorithm for it. You can’t predict it. You can’t code it.”

― Shawn Amos

“My whole intention at ‘WrestleMania XIV’ was to drop the belt to Steve, but I was going to make everybody sweat it out and make them think I wasn’t. Obviously, I got that accomplished. That’s extremely unprofessional, but that’s exactly who I was and what I was doing.”

― Shawn Michaels

“I often think, if I hadn’t have done ‘Blood, Sweat and T-shirts,’ where would I be? What would I be doing?”

― Stacey Dooley

“I just try to do something to sweat at least an hour a day.”

― Sterling K. Brown

“Sweat doesn’t fall off you. The water just accumulates until it gets too big and agitated and falls off like a sphere of water. It then floats around until it hits something. It takes a lot of water to fall off. Usually it just hangs on, so you get a quick build-up of sweat when working out.”

― Sunita Williams

“I like hip-hop, but I don’t like concerts. There’s, like, sweat on people’s backs.”

― T. J. Miller

“Fred Astaire never let you see him sweat, but he sweetened his deceptively casual virtuosity with just enough charm to make it irresistible.”

― Terry Teachout

“I played golf in Dubai with my cousin and brother, but I wouldn’t do it again because I was dripping with sweat in the heat and wasn’t able to last the whole round.”

― Theo Walcott

“The Senate could use more people who had to sweat for a living and fewer of the politicians who made this mess.”

― Thom Tillis

“My image is jeans. An oversize sweat shirt. T-shirt. A pair of boots or sneakers. Very simple. And that’s what I feel comfortable in.”

― Tiffany Darwish

“Mastery is great, but even that is not enough. You have to be able to change course without a bead of sweat, or remorse.”

― Tom Peters

“Sweat makes good friendship cement.”

― Tyne Daly

“I’m not really good at worrying. I think I get that from my pops. He can be in some really dire straights and be a real optimist, so I don’t sweat the petty stuff.”

― Urijah Faber

“I always show up to the office sweaty! I’ll come in between workouts in a tennis skirt drenched in sweat. The only time that I actually look presentable is at meetings.”

― Venus Williams

“I’m not going to party. I’m going to go do something that will make me break a sweat.”

― William Hurt

“What is nobler than a man wresting and wringing his bread from the stubborn soil by the sweat of his brow and the break of his back for his wife and children!”

― William Morris Hunt

“I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.”

― Winston Churchill

“Writing was like digging coal. I sweat blood. The spell is on me.”

― Zane Grey

“Success is dependent upon the glands – sweat glands.”

― Zig Ziglar

“Sweat, sweat, sweat! Work and sweat, cry and sweat, pray and sweat!”

― Zora Neale Hurston
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