Sports Quotes

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  • “A trophy carries dust Memories last forever” —Mary Lou Retton
  • “Overpower Overtake Overcome” —Serena Williams
  • “Passion first and everything will fall into place” —Holly Holm
  • “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone” —Neale Donald Walsh
  • What keeps me going is goals — Muhammad Ali (Boxing)
  • “If you can’t outplay them, outwork them” —Ben Hogan
  • “It’s going to be a journey It’s not a sprint to get in shape” —Kerri Walsh Jennings
  • “If winning isn’t everything, why do they keep score?” – Vince Lombardi (football)
  • “You’re never a loser until you quit trying” – Mike Ditka (football)
  • “Even while they teach, men learn” —Seneca the Younger
  • Push yourself again and again Don’t give an inch until the final buzzer sounds- Larry Bird
  • Start where you are Use what you have Do what you can — Arthur Ashe (Tennis)
  • “If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you”-Fred Devito
  • “The only one who can tell you ‘you can’t win’ is you and you don’t have to listen”—Jessica Ennis-Hill
  • “I’d rather regret the risks that didn’t work out than the chances I didn’t take at all” —Simone Biles
  • “Find the good It’s all around you Find it, showcase it, and you’ll start believing it”-Jesse Owens
  • If a team wants to intimidate you physically and you let them, they’ve won — Mia Hamm (Soccer)
  • Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence — George F Will (Political Commentator)
  • “The only way to prove that you’re a good sport is to lose” —Ernie Banks
  • “One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than preaching it” —Knute Rockne
  • “I just knew if it could be done, it had to be done, and I did it” —Gertrude Ederle
  • “The five S’s of sports training are: stamina, speed, strength, skill, and spirit; but the greatest of these is spirit” —Ken Doherty
  • “An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head” —Emil Zatopek
  • “Somebody gives you an opportunity, say yes to it So what if you fail? you won’t know if you fail or succeed unless you try” —Ann Meyers
  • “No matter the circumstances that you may be going through, just push through it” —Ray Lewis
  • “You’ve got to be confident when you’re competing You’ve got to be a beast” —Gabby Douglas
  • “I don’t want to be the next Michael Jordan, I only want to be Kobe Bryant” —Kobe Bryant
  • “You must not only have competitiveness but ability, regardless of the circumstance you face, to never quit” —Abby Wambach
  • “Just believe in yourself Even if you don’t pretend that you do and, and some point, you will” —Venus Williams
  • “It is action that creates motivation” —Steve Backley
  • “Leadership, like coaching, is fighting for the hearts and souls of men and getting them to believe in you” —Eddie Robinson
  • If you fail to prepare, you’re prepared to failA trophy carries dust Memories last forever- Mark Spitz
  • What do do with a mistake: recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it- Dean Smith
  • “No matter how good you get you can always get better, and that’s the exciting part”- Tiger Woods (golf)
  • “You are either getting better or getting worse, but you are never staying the same” – Drew Brees (football)
  • “I think goals should never be easy, they should force you to work, even if they are uncomfortable at the time” – Michael Phelps (swimming)
  • “Hard days are the best because that’s when champions are made”-Gabby Douglas
  • “If you only ever give % in training then you will only ever give % when it matters”-Michael Owen
  • “He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life”-Muhammad Ali
  • “Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up”-Rocky Balboa
  • “I think team first It allows me to succeed, and it allows my team to succeed”-Lebron James
  • One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Basketball)
  • Most talented players don’t always succeed Some don’t even make the team It’s more what’s inside — Brett Favre (Football)
  • To uncover your true potential, first find your own limits, then have the courage to blow past them — Picabo Street (Skiing)
  • You can’t put a limit on anything The more you dream, the farther you get — Michael Phelps (Swimming)
  • Only he who can see the invisible can do the impossible — Frank L Gaines (Basketball)
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