Famous Sports Quotes
Enjoy these famous sports quotes from your favorite athletes. Their words of wisdom encourage us to be all that we can be.
I want to be remembered as the guy who gave his all whenever he was on the field.
To be prepared is half the victory.
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man's determination.
The critic is one who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
Coaching is nothing more than eliminating mistakes before you get fired
The man who has no imagination has no wings.
Some people think football is a matter of life and death. I don't like that attitude. I can assure them it is much more serious than that.
There is nothing so uncertain as a sure thing.
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.
Setting a goal is not the main thing. It is deciding how you will go about achieving it and staying with that plan.’
There are only two options regarding commitment. You're either IN or you're OUT. There is no such thing as life in-between.
Competing in sports has taught me that if I'm not willing to give 120 percent, somebody else will.
When they treat you bad, you just got to take care of your pride, no matter what.
You are never a loser until you quit trying.
The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
My dad has always taught me these words: care and share. That's why we put on clinics. The only thing I can do is try to give back. If it works, it works.
‘When I go out on the ice, I just think about my skating. I forget it is a competition.’
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.
Ain't no man can avoid being born average, but there ain't no man got to be common.
My thoughts before a big race are usually pretty simple. I tell myself: Get out of the blocks, run your race, stay relaxed. If you run your race, you'll win....Channel your energy. Focus.
Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. His hands can't hit what his eyes can't see. Now you see me, now you don't. George thinks he will, but I know he won't.
In order to excel, you must be completely dedicated to your chosen sport. You must also be prepared to work hard and be willing to accept destructive criticism. Without 100 percent dedication, you won't be able to do this.’
Whoever said, 'It's not whether you win or lose that counts,' probably lost.
You miss 100% of the shots you never take.
Bear Bryant could take his'n and beat your'n, or he could take your'n and beat his'n.
‘I'll let the racket do the talking.’
‘The only way I'd worry about the weather is if it snows on our side of the field and not on theirs.’
‘Why did I want to win? Because I didn't want to lose!’