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Are you looking for Best Sports Quotes ? Well Here You’ll get the list of top 100 Famous and Most Inspirational Sports Quotes For Athletes , or All Sportsman’s

Here are the Most Famous Inspirational Sports Quotes

 100 Inspiring Sports Quotes

“Never give up! Failure and rejection are only the first step to succeeding.”

― Jim Valvano
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“Never give up! Failure and rejection are only the first step to succeeding.” ― Jim Valvano
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“One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.”

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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

― Dan Gable.

“Sport is not just the game I play. Sport is who I am, what I am, why I am. It’s every second on the clock, every moment I live – game day or any day.”

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“Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.”

— Vince Lombardi

“You’re never a loser until you quit trying.”

Mike Ditka

“When you have talent and if you don’t work the talent then you are not going to win nothing.” 

Cristiano Ronaldo
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“When you have talent and if you don’t work the talent then you are not going to win nothing.”  Cristiano Ronaldo
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“Sport is not something you can immediately walk away from, it is something which slowly starts to disappear from you.”

Gerald Huang

“Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement.”

Matt Biondi

“Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.”

― William Arthur Ward.

“The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.”

Joe Paterno

“You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.”

Michael Phelps
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“You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.” Michael Phelps
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“Pain is temporary. It may last for a minute, or an hour or a day, or even a year. But eventually, it will subside. And something else take its place. If I quit, however, it will last forever.”

― Eric Thomas

 “Push yourself again and again. Don’t give an inch until the final buzzer sounds.”

Larry Bird.

“Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.”

—Mike Singletary

“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

“Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.”

Bo Jackson
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“Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.” Bo Jackson
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“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.”

Samuel Beckett

“Champions aren’t made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have the skill, and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.

― Muhammad Ali

If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all?.”

Joe Namath

“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.

“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.”

Tim Notke
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“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” Tim Notke
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Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.

Lou Holtz

“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.”

― George Herman Ruth

“It’s not whether you win or lose – but whether I win or lose.”

Sandy Lyle

“Something deep in my character allows me to take the hits, and get on with trying to win.”

― Lionel Messi

“Don’t look back. Something might be gaining on you.”

Satchel Paige

“Every game is an opportunity to measure yourself against your own potential.”

Bud Wilkinson
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“Every game is an opportunity to measure yourself against your own potential.” Bud Wilkinson
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If you can’t outplay them, outwork them.

Ben Hogan

“Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.”

― Lou Holtz

“Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up.”

― Rocky balboa

People don’t understand that when I grew up, I was never the most talented. I was never the biggest. I was never the fastest. I certainly was never the strongest. The only thing I had was my work ethic, and that’s been what has gotten me this far.

Tiger Woods

“The only way to prove that you’re a good sport is to lose.”

Ernie Banks

“You don’t play for the crowd you play for the country.”

Mahendra Singh Dhoni
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“You don’t play for the crowd you play for the country.” Mahendra Singh Dhoni
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“Winners never quit and quitters never win.”

Vince Lombardi

“Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.”

Babe Ruth

“No cricket team in the world depends on one or two players. The team always plays to win.”

Virat Kohli

“Any active sportsman has to be very focused; you’ve got to be in the right frame of mind. If your energy is diverted in various directions, you do not achieve the results. I need to know when to switch on and switch off: and the rest of the things happen around that. Cricket is in the foreground, the rest is in the background.”

Sachin Tendulkar

“Enjoy the game, chase your dreams because dreams do come true:”

― Sachin Tendulkar

“The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning.”

— Pelé
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“The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning.” — Pelé
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“Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.”

Joshua J. Marine

“Champions keep playing until they get it right.”

Billie Jean King

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”

Wayne Gretzky

“The more you sweat in practice, the less you bleed in battle.”

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“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

“A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t.”

― Jack Dempsey
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“A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t.” ― Jack Dempsey
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“There are three types of baseball players: Those who make it happen, those who watch it happen and those who wonder what happens.”

Tommy Lasorda

“If you can’t outplay them, outwork them.”

― Ben Hogan

“When you win, say nothing. When you lose, say less.”

Paul Brown

“Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.”

Wayne Gretzky

“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

“One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it.”

Knute Rockne
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“One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it.” Knute Rockne
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“The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.”

Joe Paterno

You carry on no matter what are the obstacles. You simply refuse to give up – and, when the going gets tough, you get tougher. And, you win.”

Vince Lombardi

Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose.

Wilma Rudolph

“Most people give up just when they’re about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown.”

Ross Perot

“It isn’t hard to be good from time to time in sports. What is tough, is being good every day.”

Willie Mays

“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
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“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
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“I am building a fire, and everyday I train, I add more fuel. At just the right moment, I light the match.”

― Mia Hamm

“I have failed at times, but I have never stopped trying.”

Rahul Dravid

“I didn’t believe in team motivation. I believe in getting a team prepared so it knows it will have the necessary confidence when it steps on the field and be prepared to play a good game.”

Tom Landry

“Practice is a talent. Perseverence is a talent. Hard work is a talent.”

Abhinav Bindra

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”

Wayne Gretzky

“If you fail to prepare, you’re prepared to fail.”

Mark Spitz
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“If you fail to prepare, you’re prepared to fail.” Mark Spitz
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“Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.”

— George F. Will

“Half the game is mental, the other half is being mental.”

Jim McKenny

“I never left the field saying I could have done more to get ready and that gives me piece of mind.

— Peyton Manning

Never underestimate the heart of a champion.

Rudy Tomjanovich

“You win some, you lose some, and some get rained out, but you gotta suit up for them all.”

J. Askenberg.

“ A champion has to be disciplined by practicing regularly in the right manner, respect coaches and most importantly ought to have self-belief. ”

Saina Nehwal
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“ A champion has to be disciplined by practicing regularly in the right manner, respect coaches and most importantly ought to have self-belief. ” Saina Nehwal
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“Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.”

Vince Lombardi

“When you win, you don’t get carried away. But if you go step by step, with confidence, you can go far.”

Diego Maradona

Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up.

Dean Karnazes

“When you’re riding, only the race in which you’re riding is important.”

Bill Shoemaker

“You find that you have peace of mind and can enjoy yourself, get more sleep, and rest when you know that it was a one hundred percent effort that you gave – win or lose.”

Gordie Howe

“The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man’s determination.”

Tommy Lasorda

“Ride as much or as little, or as long or as short as you feel. But ride.”

— Eddy Merckx
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“Ride as much or as little, or as long or as short as you feel. But ride.” — Eddy Merckx
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“If you don’t have confidence, you’ll always find a way not to win.”

Carl Lewis

“Never think that success is down to your own performance alone. If you start listening only to yourself you take the first step back towards the bottom. The flowers of victory belong in many vases.”

— Michael Schumacher

“Sports is a metaphor for overcoming obstacles and achieving against great odds. Athletes, in times of difficulty, can be important role models.”

Bill Bradley

“Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength.

Phil Jackson

Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.

Vernon Law

“You’ve got to take the initiative and play your game. In a decisive set, confidence is the difference.”

Chris Evert
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“You’ve got to take the initiative and play your game. In a decisive set, confidence is the difference.” Chris Evert
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“Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.”

John Wooden

“Don’t give up at half time. Concentrate on winning the second half.”

Bear Bryant

“Most talented players don’t always succeed. Some don’t even make the team. It’s more what’s inside.”

Brett Favre

At a young age winning is not the most important thing… the important thing is to develop creative and skilled players with good confidence.

Arsene Wenger

“You learn more from losing than winning. You learn how to keep going.”

Morgan Wootten

“Great moments are born from great opportunities.

Herb Brooks
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“Great moments are born from great opportunities.” Herb Brooks
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“It ain’t over till it’s over.”

Yogi Berra

“Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.” 

― Babe Ruth

“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

“A good battle plan that you act on today can be better than a perfect one tomorrow.”

— George S. Patton Jr.

“Always believe in yourself and never give up because you don’t know what success could be right around the corner.

Jamie Hampton

“It is better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret.”

Jackie Joyner-Kersee
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“It is better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret.” Jackie Joyner-Kersee
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“Somebody may beat me, but they are going to have to bleed to do it.”

― Steve Prefontaine

“Worrying gets you nowhere. If you turn up worrying about how you’re going to perform, you’ve already lost. Train hard, turn up, run your best and the rest will take care of itself.”

— Usain Bolt

“When you lose a couple of times, it makes you realize how difficult it is to win.”

— Steffi Graf

“Never mistake activity for achievement.”

John Wooden

“Sports do not build character. They reveal it.”

— Heywood Broun

“Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.”

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