Monday, 18th February 2019

Sports Quotes

Famous Sports Quotes

  • Not only is there more to life than basketball, there’s a lot more to basketball than basketball. -Phil Jackson, NBA Player & Coach
  • The game isn’t over til it’s over. -Yogi Berra, MLB Baseball Player
  • If Winning isn’t eveything, why do they keep score? -Vince Lombardi, NFL Coach
  • Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. -John Wooden, NCAA Basketball Coach
  • Discipline is not a dirty word. -Pat Riley, NBA Player & Coach
  • If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all? – Joe Namath
  • Don’t look back. Something might be gaining on you. -Satchel Paige
  • It isn’t hard to be good from time to time in sports. What’s tough is being good every day.-Willie Mays
  • Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them — a desire, a dream, a vision.-Muhammad Ali
  • You are never a loser until you quit trying .-Mike Ditka
  • The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital. -Joe Paterno

    Doctors and scientists said that breaking the four-minute mile was impossible, that one would die in the attempt. Thus, when I got up from the track after collapsing at the finish line, I figured I was dead. -Roger Bannister

  • You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them. -Michael Jordan
  • Ask not what your teammates can do for you. Ask what you can do for your teammates. -Magic Johnson
  • We didn’t lose the game; we just ran out of time. -Vince Lombardi
  • Whoever said, “It’s not whether you win or lose that counts,” probably lost. -Martina Navratilova
  • I know that I’m never as good or bad as any single performance. I’ve never believed my critics or my worshipers, and I’ve always been able to leave the game at the arena. -Charles Barkley
  • We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.-Jim Rohn
  • I didn’t just jump back on the bike and win. There were a lot of ups and downs, good results and bad results, but this time I didn’t let the lows get to me. -Lance Armstrong
  • For me, winning isn’t something that happens suddenly on the field when the whistle blows and the crowds roar. Winning is something that builds physically and mentally every day that you train and every night that you dream. -Emmitt Smith
  • If you don’t have confidence, you’ll always find a way not to win. – Carl Lewis
  • Champions keep playing until they get it right. -Billie Jean King
  • Obstacles are those frightening things that become visible when we take our eyes off our goals. -Henry Ford
  • If you give everything you have, I don’t care what the scoreboard says at the end of the game. In my book, we’re gonna be winners. –Hoosiers
  • Just do what you do best. -Red Auerbach
  • I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. -Michael Jordan
  • Every kid around the world who plays soccer wants to be Pele. I have a great responsibility to show them not just how to be like a soccer player, but how to be like a man. –Pele
  • The key is not the “will to win” – everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to win that is important. -Bobby Knight
  • My responsibility is leadership, and the minute I get negative, that is going to have an influence on my team. -Don Shula
  • 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
  • Everyone talks about age, but it’s not about age. It’s about work ethic. Winning never gets old. -Lisa Leslie
  • Pro football is like nuclear warfare. There are no winners, only survivors. -Frank Gifford
  • If you don’t do whats best for your body, you’re the one who comes up on the short end. -Julius Erving
  • There are days when I can hear men tying their shoe laces in the gallery. -Fuzzy Zoeller
  • Positive thinking is the key to success in business, education, pro football, anything that you can mention. I go out there thinking that I’m going to complete every pass. -Ron Jaworski
  • We will be perfect in every aspect. You drop a pass, you run a mile. You miss a blocking assignment, you run a mile. You make a fumble, I will break my foot off in your John Brown hind parts and then you will run a mile … Perfection! -Remember The Titans
  • I’m tired of hearing about money, money, money, money, money. I just want to play the game, drink Pepsi, wear Reebok. -Shaquille O’Neal
  • A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm. -Charles M. Schwab
  • Good teams become great ones when the members trust each other enough to surrender the ‘”me” for the “we.” -Phil Jackson
  • You’re five-foot nothin’, 100-and-nothin’, and you have nearly a speck of athletic ability. And you hung in there with the best college football team in the land for two years. And you’re gonna walk outta here with a degree from the University of Notre Dame. In this life, you don’t have to prove nothin’ to nobody but yourself. –Rudy
  • One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team. -Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • You can only really yell at the players you trust. -Bill Parcells
  • No matter how far life pushes you down, no matter how much you hurt, you can always bounce back. -Sheryl Swoopes
  • Sport is how poor kids from poor countries pass through the eye of the needle to riches and recognition. – A A Gill
  • A successful coach is one who is still coaching. -Ben Schwartzwalder
  • Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play. -Mike Singletary
  • “It is not the size of a man but the size of his heart that matters. -Evander Holyfield
  • I can’t beat him. But that don’t bother me. The only thing I want to do is to go the distance, that’s all. Because if that bell rings and I’m still standing, then I’m gonna know for the first time in my life, see, that I wasn’t just another bum from the neighborhood. –Rocky
  • Anyone can support a team that is winning – it takes no courage. But to stand behind a team to defend a team when it is down and really needs you, that takes a lot of courage. -Bart Starr
  • The ideal attitude is to be physically loose and mentally tight. -Arthur Ashe
  • Sports is like a war without the killing. –Ted Turner
  • Never let the fear of striking out get in your way. -George Herman “Babe” Ruth
  • Adversity cause some men to break; others to break records. -William A. Ward
  • You touch every other ball and, if you screw up, you only have one more person to back you up. You can’t go hide in the corner. – Kerri Walsh
  • I learned that the only way you are going to get anywhere in life is to work hard at it. Whether you’re a musician, a writer, an athlete or a businessman, there is no getting around it. If you do, you’ll win–if you don’t, you won’t. -Bruce Jenner
  • Sports do not build character. They reveal it. – John Wooden
  • Some people say I have attitude – maybe I do…but I think you have to. You have to believe in yourself when no one else does – that makes you a winner right there. -Venus Williams
  • I’ve worked too hard and too long to let anything stand in the way of my goals. I will not let my teammates down and I will not let myself down. – Mia Hamm
  • You can’t get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good. -Jerry West
  • A team is where a boy can prove his courage on his own. A gang is where a coward goes to hide. -Mickey Mantle
  • You find that you have peace of mind and can enjoy yourself, get more sleep, rest when you know that it was a one hundred percent effort that you gave – win or lose. -Gordie Howe
  • You miss 100% of the shots you never take. -Wayne Gretzky
  • The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man’s determination. -Tommy Lasorda
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