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Inspirational Sports Quotes About Becoming Legendary With Positive Mindset

“All work and no play make Jack a dull boy” – this phrase is so old that even the exact origin and the person who said this is unidentified to date. This means that people have known the importance of physical activity and sports for ages unknown. So to further shine some light on the importance of games and sports in our lives, we have brought these powerful and motivating Sports Quotes, Games Quotes, and Sayings.

Like every person is different when it comes to music choices similarly every person has some specific choices when it comes to sports too. One person might be crazy about soccer, other might prefer swimming. And it actually doesn’t matter what sort of physical activity you choose to opt for, what matters is that you choose at least one and play it whenever you can. Not only it is great for your physical health, but sports and physical activities have scientifically proven to be good for your mental health too.

In simple words, physical activity releases happy hormones in the body which can instantly make you feel good.

So here is this inspiring collection of Sports Quotes that will get you out of your bed and get going to play your favorite game.

Sports Quotes

  • “Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up.” – Dean Karnazes

sport quotes

  • “The only way to prove that you’re a good sport is to lose.” – Ernie Banks
  • “The man who has no imagination has no wings.” – Muhammad Ali
  • “Today, you have 100% of your life left.” – Tom Landry
  • “A trophy carries dust. Memories last forever.” – Mary Lou Retton
  • “Only he who can see the invisible can do the impossible.” – Frank L. Gaines
  • “Winners never quit and quitters never win.” – Vince Lombardi
  • “Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind.” – Jackie Joyner-Kersee
  • “I’ve failed over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan
  • “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” – Tim Notke
  • “Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way.” – Satchel Paige
  • “Football doesn’t build character, it reveals character.” – Marv Levy

sport quotes

  • “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth
  • “If you fail to prepare, you’re prepared to fail.” – Mark Spitz
  • “Never give up! Failure and rejection are only the first step to succeeding.” – Jim Valvano

Inspirational Sports Quotes

  • “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky
  • “A trophy carries dust. Memories last forever.” – Mary Lou Retton
  • “Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.” – Vince Lombardi

sport quotes

  • “Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.” – Lou Holtz
  • “When you’ve got something to prove, there’s nothing greater than a challenge.” – Terry Bradshaw
  • “Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.” – Jerry Rice
  • “When you don’t give up, you cannot fail.” – Adrian Peterson
  • “Never limit yourself, never be satisfied, and smile… It’s free!” – Jennie Finch
  • “Good is not good when better is expected.” – Vin Scully
  • “Believe me, the reward is not so great without the struggle.” – Wilma Rudolph
  • “Passion first and everything will fall into place.” – Holly Holm

sport quotes

  • “You cannot make progress with excuses.” – Cam Newton
  • “One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.” – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence. If you’re in control, they’re in control.” – Tom Landry
  • “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” – Tim Notke
  • “If you can’t outplay them, outwork them.” – Ben Hogan

Famous Sports Quotes

  • “Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble.” – John Madden
  • “Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.” – George S. Halas

sport quotes

  • “Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.” – Mike Singletary
  • “Moment of victory is much too short to live for that and nothing else.” – Martina Navratilova
  • “The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning.” – Pele
  • “It is not the size of a man but the size of his heart that matters.” – Evander Holyfield
  • “Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement.” – Matt Biondi
  • “The road to Easy Street goes through the sewer.” – John Madden
  • “I learned that if you want to make it bad enough, no matter how bad it is, you can make it.” – Gale Sayers
  • “If you can believe it, the mind can achieve it.” – Ronnie Lott

sport quotes

  • “There is only one way to succeed in anything…and that is to give it everything.” – Vince Lombardi
  • “I am no genius; I just worked hard like my other teammates, and I believe all my teammates can win the title as they work hard, too.” – Lin Dan
  • “Good is not good when better is expected.” – Vin Scully
  • “There are no shortcuts–everything is reps, reps, reps.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • “It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up.” – Vince Lombardi
  • “Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength.” – Phil Jackson
  • “Excellence is not a singular act but a habit. You are what you do repeatedly.” – Shaquille O’Neal
  • “A champion needs a motivation above and beyond winning.” – Pat Riley

sport quotes

  • “Winning is not a sometime thing; it’s an all-time thing. You don’t win once in a while, you don’t do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.” – Vince Lombardi
  • “If you think it’s hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball.” – Jack Lemmon
  • “Finding good players is easy. Getting them to play as a team is another story.” – Casey Stengel
  • “It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up.”— Vince Lombardi
  • “When you’re riding, only the race in which you’re riding is important.” – Bill Shoemaker
  • “Never say never because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.” – Michael Jordan
  • “In the end, the game comes down to one thing: man against man. May the best man win.” ― Sam Huff
  • “Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.”― Mike Singletary
  • “One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than 50 preaching it.” – Knute Rockne
  • “The harder the battle, the sweeter the victory.” – Les Brown
  • “When you fail you learn from the mistakes you made and it motivates you to work even harder.” – Natalie Gulbis

sport quotes

  • “Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they’ve got a second.” – William James
  • “Never say never because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.” – Michael Jordan
  • “What makes something special is not just what you have to gain, but what you feel there is to lose.” – Andre Agassi

Sports Quotes for Kids

  • “Somewhere behind the athlete you’ve become and the hours of practice and the coaches who have pushed you is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never looked back … play for her.” – Mia Hamm
  • “It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up.” – Vince Lombardi
  • “Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.” – Wayne Gretzky
  • “Courage doesn’t mean you don’t get afraid. Courage means you don’t let fear stop you.” – Bethany Hamilton

sport quotes

  • “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
  •  “You have to remember that the hard days are what make you stronger. The bad days make you realize what a good day is. If you never had any bad days, you would never have that sense of accomplishment.” – Aly Raisman
  • “You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.” – Michael Phelps
  • “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth
  • “Scientists have proven that it’s impossible to long-jump 30 feet, but I don’t listen to that kind of talk. Thoughts like that have a way of sinking into your feet.” – Carl Lewis
  • “It doesn’t matter what your background is or where you came from. If you have dreams and goals, that’s all that matters.” – Serena Williams

Sports Quotes To Give You Motivation

  • “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man’s determination.” – Tommy Lasorda
  • If you’re enjoying these quotes, make sure to read our collection of determination quotes to help you keep moving forward.
  • “The principle is competing against yourself. It’s about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before.” – Steve Young
  • “There are certain basic qualities and characteristics you’ve got to have. Number one: you’ve got to have a will to win.” – Bob Richards
  • “A champion is someone who does not settle for that day’s practice, that day’s competition, that day’s performance. They are always striving to be better. They don’t live in the past.” – Briana Scurry
  • “Show me a gracious loser and I’ll show you a failure.” – Knute Rockne
  • “Winning isn’t everything, but it beats anything that comes in second.” – Paul Bryant

sport quotes

  • “Just be patient. Let the game come to you. Don’t rush. Be quick, but don’t hurry.” – Earl Monroe
  • “Nothing is black-and-white, except for winning and losing, and maybe that’s why people gravitate to that so much.” – Steve Nash
  • It’s just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.” – Muhammad Ali
  • “Don’t measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.” – John Wooden
  • “Competitive sports are played mainly on a five-and-a-half inch court, the space between your ears.” – Bobby Jones
  • “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
  • “You can’t win unless you learn how to lose.” – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

sport quotes

  • “An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head.” – Emil Zatopek
  • “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
  • “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” – Tim Notke
  • “Passion first and everything will fall into place.” – Holly Holm
  • “I became a good pitcher when I stopped trying to make them miss the ball and started trying to make them hit it.” – Sandy Koufax
  • “I don’t have to wait for nobody, I move when I wanna move.” – Floyd Mayweather

Sports Quotes About Confidence

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

sport quotes

  • “The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.”– Joe Paterno
  • “Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way.”– Satchel Paige
  • “You’re never a loser until you quit trying.”– Mike Ditka
  • “If you can believe it, the mind can achieve it.”– Ronnie Lott
  • “Most talented players don’t always succeed. Some don’t even make the team. It’s more what’s inside.”– Brett Favre
  • “Show me a guy who’s afraid to look bad, and I’ll show you a guy you can beat every time.”– Lou Brock
  • “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
  • “If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat.”– Herschel Walker

sport quotes

  • “If you don’t have confidence, you’ll always find a way not to win.”– Carl Lewis
  • “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
  • “Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.”– Lou Holtz
  • “Just keep going. Everybody gets better if they keep at it.”– Ted Williams

Sports has an unlimited good outcome like it also teaches you teamwork, but even if you are someone who wants to play alone, sports have got your back. There are team games like volleyball and basketball but there are also single-person sports like running and cycling. So choose your sport and play it and enjoy it.

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