Here is a list of sports quotes that would inspire you to exercise more and do better at any sport you choose.
Great sports people are made, not born. To excel in any field of sports require time, effort, training, ambition, and discipline.
Sport is something everyone should do. It does not matter what kind of sport you follow, swimming, running, football, tennis, bodybuilding or just walking. Exercising the body is important since it keeps the body fit and healthy.
We have collected for you a list of sports quotes from famous sportsmen and sportswomen, coaches, and other people who have excelled in their field.
We hope that these quotes will inspire and motivate you. Even if you are not a fan of sports, you will find these quotes enlightening and helpful.
One of the most motivational sports quotes:
“Never say never because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.” – Michael Jordan
Inspirational Sports Quotes that Motivate
“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
“An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head.”
“Number one is just to gain a passion for running. To love the morning, to love the trail, to love the pace on the track. And if some kid gets really good at it, that’s cool too.”
“Gold medals aren’t really made of gold. They’re made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.”
“Skiing combines outdoor fun with knocking down trees with your face.”
“Never give up, never give in, and when the upper hand is ours, may we have the ability to handle the win with the dignity that we absorbed the loss.”
“Sports are a microcosm of society.”
“Never say never because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.”
“When you’ve got something to prove, there’s nothing greater than a challenge.”
Inspiring Sports Quotes
“I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”
“When you’re riding, only the race in which you’re riding is important.”
“Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength.”
“Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.”
“The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning.”
“The main thing to do is relax and let your talent do the work.”
“What makes something special is not just what you have to gain, but what you feel there is to lose.”
“The ones who want to achieve and win championships motivate themselves.”
“Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.”
More Inspirational Sports Quotes
“The mastery of the true self, and the refusal to permit others to dominate us, is the ultimate in living and self-expression in athletics.”
“The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.”
“In the field of sports you are more or less accepted for what you do rather than what you are.”
“Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement.”
“If you surround yourself with quality people and great friends, the sky’s the limit.”
“Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best of which you are capable.”
“If you don’t love what you do, you won’t do it with much conviction or passion.”
“There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.”
“It’s not the will to win that matters, everyone has that. It’s the will to prepare to win that matters.”
“One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it.”
“The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime.”
Motivational from Athletes and Coaches
Motivational quotes on sports to encourage you to take part in sports.
“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.”
“If you fail to prepare, you’re prepared to fail.”
“To uncover your true potential you must first find your own limits and then you have to have the courage to blow past them.”
“You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.”
“The five S’s of sports training are: stamina, speed, strength, skill, and spirit; but the greatest of these is spirit.”
“I just want people to see me as a hard-working footballer and someone who is passionate about the game.”
“Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.”
“When you win, say nothing. When you lose, say less.”
“Imagination has a great deal to do with winning.”
“It took me 20 years of hard training to get the physique I have today. What you need is what I had – belief in yourself!”
“Once you can squat with 180 kilograms, your arms and shoulders will come along much more receptively. If you want big arms and shoulders, your first priority is to be sure that your leg/hip/back structure is growing and becoming powerful.”
“I hated every minute of training, but I said, don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.”
Sports Quotes for Athletes and Everyone Else
“With so many people saying it couldn’t be done, all it takes is an imagination.”
“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.”
“No matter the circumstances you may be going through, just push through it.”
“You cannot make progress with excuses.”
“You can’t win unless you learn how to lose.”
“I became a good pitcher when I stopped trying to make them miss the ball and started trying to make them hit it.”
“If you want to be the best, you have to do the things that other people aren’t willing to do.”
“Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement.”
“Competing at the highest level is not about winning. It’s about preparation, courage, understanding and nurturing your people, and heart. Winning is the result.”
“What you lack in talent can be made up with desire, hustle, and giving 110 percent all the time.”
“You were born to be a player. You were meant to be here. This moment is yours.”
“If you have everything under control, you’re not moving fast enough.”
“The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent.”
“The principle is competing against yourself. It’s about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before.”
We hope you enjoyed reading these inspirational sports quotes. This is just the first step. The second step is start taking part in sports activities. You do not need to compete with others or win medals. It is for your health and the improvement of your life.
If you wish to excel in sports, you need more willpower and self discipline.
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