Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Great Sports Quotes


What is sports without competition or a game? And with competition comes winning and the desire to win over the opponent. Sports is the one activity in the world that fascinates people of all age groups in all parts of the world. If you wish to know what is sports and sportsmanship, then the following quotes by famous sportsmen and coaches will give you an insight on it.

Famous Sports Quotes of All Time

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

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

Part of being a champ is acting like a champ. You have to learn how to win and not run away when you lose. Everyone has bad stretches and real successes. Either way, you have to be careful not to lose your confidence or get too confident! Nancy Kerrigan

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. Carl Lewis

Sports Do Not Build Character...They Reveal It. John Wooden

I'll let the racket do the talking. John McEnroe

Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work. Vince Lombardi

The only way to maximize potential for performance is to be calm in the mind. Brian Sipe

Most people achieved their greatest success one step beyond what looked like their greatest failure. Brian Tracy

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand. Vince Lombardi

Quotes About Winning

Whoever said, 'It's not whether you win or lose that counts,' probably lost. Martina Navratilova

In sports, you simply aren't considered a real champion until you have defended your title successfully. Winning it once can be a fluke; winning it twice proves you are the best. Althea Gibson

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

I don't know anything that builds the will to win better than competitive sports. Richard M. Nixon

The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel are the things that endure. These qualities are so much more important than the events that occur. Vince Lombardi

All sport... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged. Spiro T. Agnew

Quotes About Losing

Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war. Donald Trump

Adversity cause some men to break; others to break records. William A. Ward

Don't give up at half-time. Concentrate on winning the second half. Paul Bryant

If you can't accept losing, you can't win. Vince Lombardi

If you make every game a life-and-death thing, you're going to have problems. You'll be dead a lot. Dean Smith

The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart. Robert G. Ingersoll

Losing is no disgrace if you've given your best. Jim Palmer

Quotes and sayings by wise men always inspire and motivate the readers. I hope you enjoyed reading these sports quotes and sayings. So, if you feel low after a game, read these quotes for motivation. Ciao!

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