famous sports quotes
I’ve missed more than 9,000 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 (basketball)
Winners never quit and quitters never win. -- Vince Lombardi (football)
Gold medals aren’t really made of gold. They’re made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts. -- Dan Gable (wrestling)
A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey players plays where the puck is going to be. -- Wayne Gretzky (hockey)
Never give up! Failure and rejection are only the first step to succeeding.
-- Jim Valvano (basketball)
You don’t just want to beat a team. You want to leave a lasting impression in their minds so they never want to see your face again.
-- Mia Hamm (soccer)
Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points.
--Knute Rockne (football)
Competitive sports are played mainly on a 5½ inch court, the space between your ears. -- Bobby Jones (golf)
Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles. -- Alex Karras (football)
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
-- John Wooden (basketball)
There may be people who have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do. -- Derek Jeter (baseball)
Set your goals high and don’t stop till you get there. -- Bo Jackson (football and baseball)
If you fail to prepare, you’re prepared to fail. -- Mark Spitz (swimming)
Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. -- Babe Ruth (baseball)
It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up.
-- Vince Lombardi (football)
Half the lies they tell about me aren’t true. -- Yogi Berra (baseball)