65 Best Warrior Quotes On Success In Life

These Warrior quotes will inspire you.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, knowledgeable, and encouraging warrior quotes, warrior sayings, and warrior proverbs.

Inspirational Warrior Quotes

  1. “For us, warriors are not what you think of as warriors. The warrior is not someone who fights, because no one has the right to take another life. The warrior, for us, is one who sacrifices himself for the good of others. His task is to take care of the elderly, the defenseless, those who can not provide for themselves, and above all, the children, the future of humanity.” ~ Sitting Bull
  2. “Victory is reserved for those who are willing to pay its price.” ~ Sun Tzu
  3. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” ~ Confucius
  4. “The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” ~ Leo Tolstoy

  5. “A warrior lives by acting, not by thinking about acting, nor by thinking about what he will think when he has finished acting.” ~ Carlos Castaneda
  6. “A warrior does not give up what he loves, he finds the love in what he does” ~ Dan Millman
  7. “Without Knowledge, Skill cannot be focused. Without Skill, Strength cannot be brought to bear and without Strength, Knowledge may not be applied.” ~ Alexander the Great
  8. “To be a warrior is not a simple matter of wishing to be one. It is rather an endless struggle that will go on to the very last moment of our lives. Nobody is born a warrior, in exactly the same way that nobody is born an average man. We make ourselves into one or the other.” ~ Carlos Castaneda
  9. “A warrior…must believe in his strength of will, of purpose, of heart and soul.” ~ David Gemmell

  10. “‎The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” ~ Bruce Lee
  11. “A warrior with a cause is the most dangerous soldier of all” ~ Michael Scott
  12. “We don’t rise to the level of our expectations, we fall to the level of our training.” ~ Archilochus
  13. “We are all warriors. Each of us struggles every day to define and defend our sense of purpose and integrity, to justify our existence on the planet, and to understand, if only within our own hearts, who we are and what we believe in.” ~ Steven Pressfield
  14. “Civilize the mind but make savage the body.” ~ Mao Zedong

  15. “Any great warrior is also a scholar, and a poet, and an artist.” ~ Steven Seagal
  16. “We must be warriors in the struggle against ignorance” ~ Maya Angelou
  17. “People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.” ~ Richard Grenier , Warrior quotes about peace
  18. “We need courage and strength, a kind of warrior spirit. But the place for this warrior strength is in the heart. We need energy, commitment, and courage not to run from our life nor to cover it over with any philosophy-mate rial or spiritual. We need a warrior’s heart that lets us face our lives directly, our pains and limitations, our joys and possibilities.” ~ Jack Kornfield
  19. “He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior.” ~ Confucius

  20. “A warrior who is prepared to fight must also be prepared to die.” ~ Sun Tzu
  21. “The warrior acts, the fool reacts.” ~ Dan Millman
  22. “Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.” ~ Sun Tzu
  23. “The warrior is always trying to improve.” ~ Paulo Coelho
  24. “A warrior feeds his body well; he trains it; works on it. Where he lacks knowledge, he studies. But above all he must believe. He must believe in his strength of will, of purpose, of heart and soul.” ~ David Gemmell
  25. “To be a warrior is to learn to be genuine in every moment of your life.” ~ Chogyam Trungpa

  26. “You can prevent your opponent from defeating you through defense, but you cannot defeat him without taking the offensive.” ~ Sun Tzu , You are warrior quotes
  27. “Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength.” ~ Saint Francis de Sales
  28. “When I was young, I believed that life might unfold in an orderly way, according to my hopes and expectations. But now I understand that the Way winds like a river, always changing, ever onward.. My journeys revealed that the Way itself creates the warrior; that every path leads to peace, every choice to wisdom. And that life has always been, and will always be, arising in Mystery.” ~ Socrates
  29. “I have a high art, I hurt with cruelty those who would damage me.” ~ Archilochus

  30. “Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.” ~ Carl von Clausewitz
  31. “Warriors use their intent and will to shape their lives. All of their actions are conscious, intentional, and complete.” ~ Kerr Cuhulain
  32. “Sooner or later we all must die. Warriors choose to do so on their feet, standing between their enemies and those they hold dear. With a weapon in their hands. Cowards choose to do so on their bellies. Unarmed.” ~ David Gell
  33. “A warrior takes every opportunity to teach himself.” ~ Paulo Coelho

  34. “Only as a warrior can one withstand the path of knowledge. A warrior cannot complain or regret anything. His life is an endless challenge, and challenges cannot possibly be good or bad. Challenges are simply challenges.” ~ Carlos Castaneda
  35. “The path of the Warrior is lifelong, and mastery is often simply staying on the path.” ~ Richard Strozzi-Heckler
  36. “If a warrior is to succeed at anything, the success must come gently, with a great deal of effort but with no stress or obsession.” ~ Carlos Castaneda
  37. “SHOCHU RYOKU – Focus all your energy to one point.” ~ Gozo Shioda

  38. “You must concentrate upon and consecrate yourself wholly to each day, as though a fire were raging in your hair.” ~ Taisen Deshimaru
  39. “To open deeply, as genuine spiritual life requires, we need tremendous courage and strength, a kind of warrior spirit.” ~ Jack Kornfield , Spiritual warrior quotes
  40. “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.” ~ Sun Tzu
  41. “If a warrior lacked wisdom, courage alone would not keep him alive for long.” ~ Larry McMurtry

  42. “Mental bearing (calmness), not skill, is the sign of a matured samurai. A Samurai, therefore, should neither be pompous nor arrogant.” ~ Tsukahara Bokuden , Samurai warrior quotes
  43. “Unless you do your best, the day will come when, tired and hungry, you will halt just short of the goal you were ordered to reach, and by halting you will make useless the efforts and deaths of thousands.” ~ George S. Patton
  44. “You haven’t yet opened your heart fully, to life, to each moment. The peaceful warrior’s way is not about invulnerability, but absolute vulnerability–to the world, to life, and to the Presence you felt. All along I’ve shown you by example that a warrior’s life is not about imagined perfection or victory; it is about love. Love is a warrior’s sword; wherever it cuts, it gives life, not death.” ~ Dan Millman
  45. “The average man is hooked to his fellow-men, while the warrior is hooked only to infinity.” ~ Carlos Castaneda

  46. “The basic difference between an ordinary man and a warrior is that a warrior takes everything as a challenge while an ordinary man takes everything as a blessing or a curse.” ~ Carlos Castaneda
  47. “Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason, mastery demands all of a person.” ~ Albert Einstein
  48. “When a warrior learns to stop the internal dialogue, everything becomes possible; the most far-fetched schemes become attainable.” ~ Carlos Castaneda
  49. “Everyone feels fear. What a samurai or warrior is, is what you do when you feel fear.” ~ Enson Inoue

  50. “Ultimately, you must forget about technique. The further you progress, the fewer teachings there are. The Great Path is really NO PATH.” ~ Morihei Ueshiba
  51. “Cast off limiting thoughts and return to true emptiness. Stand in the midst of the great void. This is the secret of the Way of a Warrior.” ~ Morihei Ueshiba
  52. “There are no contests in the Art of Peace. A true warrior is invincible because he or she contests with nothing. Defeat means to defeat the mind of contention that we harbor within.” ~ Morihei Ueshiba
  53. “Some Warriors look fierce, but are mild. Some seem timid, but are vicious. Look beyond appearances; position yourself for the advantage.” ~ Ming-Dao Deng
  54. “A warrior seeks to act rather than talk.” ~ Carlos Castaneda

  55. “Rejoicing in ordinary things is not sentimental or trite. It actually takes guts. Each time we drop our complaints and allow everyday good fortune to inspire us, we enter the warrior’s world.” ~ Pema Chodron
  56. “The way of the warrior is based on humanity, love, and sincerity” ~ Morihei Ueshiba
  57. “The warrior’s approach is to say ‘yes’ to life: ‘yes’ to it all.” ~ Joseph Campbell
  58. “Know the enemy and know yourself.” ~ Sun Tzu

  59. “A warrior is a hunter. He calculates everything. That’s control. Once his calculations are over, he acts. He lets go. That’s abandon. A warrior is not a leaf at the mercy of the wind. No one can push him; no one can make him do things against himself or against his better judgment. A warrior is tuned to survive, and he survives in the best of all possible fashions.” ~ Carlos Castaneda
  60. “I dislike death, however, there are some things I dislike more than death. Therefore, there are times when I will not avoid danger.” ~ Mencius , Warrior quotes about death
  61. “The Way of a Warrior is based on humanity, love, and sincerity; the heart of martial valor is true bravery, wisdom, love, and friendship. Emphasis on the physical aspects of warriorship is futile, for the power of the body is always limited.” ~ Morihei Ueshiba
  62. “To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.” ~ George Washington

  63. “A warrior considers himself already dead, so there is nothing to lose. The worst has already happened to him, therefore he’s clear and calm; judging him by his acts or by his words, one would never suspect that he has witnessed everything.” ~ Carlos Castaneda
  64. “One finds life through conquering the fear of death within one’s mind. Empty the mind of all forms of attachment, make a go-for-broke charge and conquer the opponent with one decisive slash.” ~ Takenaka Shigekata
  65. “My childhood was very difficult. I had every childhood disease and then some, but my parents didn’t mollycoddle me. They left me to fight those battles on my own. I guess that was very Canadian, very stoic. But it’s good. I had to become a warrior. I had to give up hope and find a substitute for hope that would be far more stable.” ~ Joni Mitchell

Summary: Warrior, experienced in warfare, a soldier, a person who shows or has shown great vigor, courage, or aggressiveness, as in politics or athletics.

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