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Thursday, August 31, 2017

101 Famous Sports Quotes

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I’ve missed more than 9,000 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

 For all the fans of Sports or those who needs inspiration in life, we are sharing 101 Famous Sports Quotes of all time by Famous sports Personalities of World.

These Sports Quotes not only inspire the Sports persons but also to all those who are suffering somewhere in life and having hard time.These quotes will motivate and inspire you to how to tackle with situation.

Like these Sports Personalities set your target,work for that,learn from your mistake,keep practicing and don't give up ever.Success and failures are the part of life. Don't satisfied with less,You have the ability to achieve great heights.

These Sports Quotes will teach you that it doesn't matter how many time you got failure in life,what matter is how much you tried to come out from that failure,How hard you worked to achieve your aim.Instead of competing with any one if you will compete with yourself then it will help you in becoming a person of worth.

Your continuous improvement will take you very close to your target.Having a disciplined life and focused attitude like these sports person will change your vision and enhance your thinking,which will make you strong and successful.

We hope these 101 Famous Sports Quotes will motivate and inspire you to stay strong in difficult time and don't lose hope and not to give up like these Sports Personalities.

If you aren't going all the way, why go at all?
-Joe Namath, football

Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
-Michael Jordan, basketball

In baseball and in business, there are three types of people. Those who make it happen, those who watch it happen, and those who wonder what happened.
-Tommy Lasorda, baseball player

There may be people that have more talent than you, but there's no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.
-Derek Jeter, longtime Yankees shortstop

Champions keep playing until they get it right.
-Billie Jean King,tennis star

The only way to prove that you’re a good sport is to lose.
-Ernie Banks,Baseball

When you’re riding, only the race in which you’re riding is important.”
-Bill Shoemaker, Jockey

It is better to fail aiming high than to succeed aiming low.
-William Edward “Bill” Nicholson,Football

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

The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it.
-Wayne Gretzky, Ice Hockey

Never give up! Failure and rejection are only the first step to succeeding.
-Jim Valvano, Basketball

You’re never a loser until you quit trying.
-Mike Ditka, Football

It is not the size of a man but the size of his heart that matters.
-Evander Holyfield, Boxer

A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t.
-Jack Dempsey, Boxer

There are only two options regarding commitment. You’re either IN or you’re OUT. There is no such thing as life in-between.
-Pat Riley, Basketball

It is useless to put on your brakes when you’re upside down.
-Paul Leonard Newman, Racer

It ain’t over till it’s over.
-Yogi Berra, Baseball

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
-Babe Ruth, Baseball

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, tennis

Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way.
-Satchel Paige, Baseball

The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
-Joe Paterno, Football

If you have everything under control, you're not moving fast enough.
Mario Andretti, Racing driver

Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there.
-Bo Jackson, Baseball and Football player

Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.
-Arnold Palmer, golf

Remember this. Hold on to this. This is the only perfection there is, the perfection of helping others. This is the only thing we can do that has any lasting meaning. This is why we're here.
-Andre Agassi, Tennis

It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe.
-Muhammad Ali, Boxer

Wisdom is always an over match for strength.
-Phil Jackson,Basketball

Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.
-Lance Armstrong, Racing Cyclist

Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.
-John Wooden,Basketball

The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning.
-Pele, Soccer

You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.
-Michael Phelps, Swimmer

Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
-Vince Lombardi, football

Push yourself again and again. Don’t give an inch until the final buzzer sounds.
-Larry Bird, Basketball

You can't win unless you learn how to lose.
-Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Basketball

To me, it doesn't matter how good you are. Sport is all about playing and competing. Whatever you do in cricket and in sport, enjoy it, be positive and try to win.
-Ian Botham, Cricket

I am building a fire, and everyday I train, I add more fuel. At just the right moment, I light the match.
-Mia Hamm, Soccer

Apart from education, you need good health, and for that, you need to play sports.
-Kapil Dev, Cricket

What to do with a mistake: recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it.
-Dean Smith,Basketball

Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.
-Mike Singletary, Football

Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better.
-Pat Riley, Basketball

Sports are such a great teacher. I think of everything they've taught me: camaraderie, humility, how to resolve differences.
-Kobe Bryant, Basketball

If you don’t have confidence, you’ll always find a way not to win.
-Carl Lewis, Athlete

Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
-Lou Holtz, Football

If you can believe it, the mind can achieve it.
-Ronnie Lott, Football

If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat.”
-Herschel Walker, Football

My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.
-Hank Aaron, Baseball

You win some, lose some, and wreck some.
-Dale Earnhardt,Stock Car Racing

You can motivate by fear, and you can motivate by reward. But both those methods are only temporary. The only lasting thing is self motivation.
-Homer Rice, Football

I think it’s the mark of a great player to be confident in tough situations.
-John McEnroe, Tennis

You can’t get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good.
-Jerry West, Basketball

If you only ever give 90% in training then you will only ever give 90% when it matters.
-Michael Owen, Football

If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
-Charles Barkley, Basketball

Mental will is a muscle that needs exercise, just like muscles of the body.
-Lynn Jennings, Runner

You owe it to yourself to be the best you can possibly be – in baseball and in life.
-Pete Rose, Baseball

Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.
-Vernon Law,Baseball

The vision of a champion is someone who is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion when no one else is watching.
-Anson Dorrance, Soccer

If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat.
-Herschel Walker,Football

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.
-Tommy Lasorda, Baseball

A trophy carries dust. Memories last forever.
-Mary Lou Retton,Gymnast

I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.
-Bruce Lee,Martial Arts

A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t.
-Jack Dempsey, Boxer

If you can’t outplay them, outwork them.
-Ben Hogan, Golf

Your biggest opponent isn’t the other guy. It’s human nature.
-Bobby Knight, Basketball

There may be people that have more talent than you, but there is no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.
-Derek Jeter, Baseball

I never left the field saying I could have done more to get ready and that gives me piece of mind.
-Peyton Manning, Football

Most talented players don’t always succeed. Some don’t even make the team. It’s more what’s inside.
-Brett Favre,Football

During my 18 years I came to bat almost 10,000 times. I struck out about 1,700 times and walked maybe 1,800 times. You figure a ballplayer will average about 500 at bats a season. That means I played seven years without ever hitting the ball.
-Mickey Mantle, Baseball

When you win, say nothing, when you lose, say less.
-Paul Brown, Football

You’ve got to take the initiative and play your game. In a decisive set, confidence is the difference.
-Chris Evert,Tennis

You are never really playing an opponent. You are playing yourself, your own highest standards, and when you reach your limits, that is real joy.
-Arthur Ashe, Tennis

Don’t be afraid of failure. This is the way to succeed.
-LeBron James, Basketball

They are who we thought they were!
-Dennis Green, Football

Stubbornness usually is considered a negative; but I think that trait has been a positive for me.”
-Cal Ripken Jr., Baseball

Treat a person as he is, and he will remain as he is. Treat him as he could be, and he will become what he should be.
-Jimmy Johnson, Football

Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.
-George Halas, Football

Whoever said, ‘It’s not whether you win or lose that counts,’ probably lost.
-Martina Navratilova,Tennis

The principle is competing against yourself. It’s about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before.
-Steve Young, Football

To succeed…You need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
-Tony Dorsett, Football

Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement.
-Matt Biondi,Swimming

Difficulties in life are intended to make us better, not bitter.
-Dan Reeves,Football

What you lack in talent can be made up with desire, hustle, and giving 110 percent all the time.
-Don Zimmer, Baseball

You were born to be a player. You were meant to be here. This moment is yours.
-Herb Brooks, Ice Hockey

People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.
-Rogers Hornsby, Baseball

Make sure your worst enemy doesn’t live between your own two ears.
-Laird Hamilton, Surfer

It’s not the will to win that matters—everyone has that. It’s the will to prepare to win that matters.
- Paul "Bear" Bryant, Football

Champions keep playing until they get it right.
- Billie Jean King, Tennis

To uncover your true potential you must first find your own limits and then you have to have the courage to blow past them.
-Picabo Street, Racer

Sportsmanship for me is when a guy walks off the court and you really can't tell whether he won or lost, when he carries himself with pride either way.
-Jim Courier, Tennis

Excellence is not a singular act but a habit. You are what you do repeatedly.
-Shaquille O'Neal, Basketball

It's not the disability that defines you; it's how you deal with the challenges the disability presents you with. We have an obligation to the abilities we DO have, not the disability.
-Jim Abbott, Baseball

The time when there is no one there to feel sorry for you or to cheer for you is when a player is made.
-Tim Duncan, Basketball

Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.
-Gail Devers, Athlete

Sports creates a bond between contemporaries that lasts a lifetime. It also gives your life structure, discipline and a genuine, sincere, pure fulfillment that few other areas of endeavor provide.
- Bob Cousy, Basketball

Competitive sports are played mainly on a five-and-a-half inch court, the space between your ears.
-Bobby Jones, Golf

Some people believe football is a matter of life and death. I'm very disappointed with that attitude. I can assure you it is much, much more important than that.
- Bill Shankly, Football

It's not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog!
-Archie Griffin, Football

Ask not what your teammates can do for you. Ask what you can do for your teammates.
Magic Johnson,Basketball

One day of practice is like one day of clean living. It doesn't do you any good.
-Abe Lemons, Basketball

When you lose a couple of times, it makes you realize how difficult it is to win.
-Steffi Graf, T ennis

When you see a good move,look for a better one.
-Emanuel Lasker, Chess

You can learn a line from a win and a book from a defeat.
-Paul Brown, Football

We have tried to inspire you through these 101 Famous Sports Quotes of all time by sharing the experiences of those Sports Persons who had never give up in hard time,overcome all the obstacles,practiced continuously worked hard and comes out as a winner.

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