Inspirational Sports Quotes That Will Supercharge Your Spirits

If sports is your passion and you want to be a champion then sure these quotes are Just4You.

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. — Gail Devers

I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’— Muhammad Ali

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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

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The five S’s of sports training are: stamina, speed, strength, skill, and spirit; but the greatest of these is spirit. — Ken Doherty

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army. — George Herbert

The formula for success is simple: practice and concentration then more practice and more concentration. — Babe Didrikson Zaharias

I have two speeds. Fast and faster. I don’t just run. I take it. — Arjen Robben

Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. — Babe Ruth

I’ve worked too hard and too long to let anything stand in the way of my goals.
I will not let my teammates down and I will not let myself down.
— Mia Hamm

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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. — Babe Ruth

I don’t run away from a challenge because I am afraid. Instead, I run toward it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your feet. — Nadia Comaneci

Find the good. It’s all around you. Find it, showcase it and you’ll start believing in it.
—Jesse Owens

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. — Michael Jordan

Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose-it teaches you about life. — Billie Jean King

A true champion is someone who wants to make a difference, who never gives up, and who gives everything she has no matter what the circumstances are. A true champion works hard and never loses sight of her dreams. — Dot Richardson

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 constructive criticism. Without one-hundred percent dedication, you won’t be able to do this. — Willie Mays

There are only two types of player-those who keep their nerves under control and win championships, and those who do not. — Harry Vardon

Setting a goal is not the main thing. It is deciding how you will go about achieving it and staying with that plan. — Tom Landry

Winners see what they want. Losers see what they don’t want. Don’t let the game eat you; you eat the game. — Moe Norman

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

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. — John Wooden

Passion is pushing myself when there is no one else around-just me and the road.
— Ryan Shay

If winning isn’t everything, why do they keep score? — Vince Lombardi

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man’s determination. — Tommy Lasorda

Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there. — Bo Jackson

Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can. — Paul Tournier

A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t. — Jack Dempsey

If you are prepared, you will be confident, and will do the job. — Tom Landry

The man who has no imagination has no wings. — Muhammad Ali

Be strong in body, clean in mind, lofty in ideals. — James Naismith

It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up. — Vince Lombardi

A failure isn’t a failure if it prepares you for success tomorrow. — Lolo Jones

To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift. — Steve Prefontaine

Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation. — Michael Jordan

Channel your energy. Focus. — Carl Lewis

I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times. — Bruce Lee

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

It is not the size of a man but the size of his heart that matters.
— Evander Holyfield

Part of being a champ is acting like a champ. You have to learn how to win and not run away when you lose. — Nancy Kerrigan

If you want to experience all of the successes and pleasure in life, you have to be willing to accept all the pain and failure that comes with it. — Mat Hoffman

Attitude determines how well you do it. — Lou Holtz

There are only two options regarding commitment; you’re either in or you’re out.
— Pat Riley

Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement. — Matt Biondi

Sports do not build character. They reveal it. — Heywood Broun

Racing is a matter of spirit not strength. — Janet Guthrie

Volleyball is one of the most interactive games going. It is a game of intuition, imagination, improvisation – but most of all, of reciprocity – of teamwork. There is no way to free-lance in volleyball. — Marv Dunphy

Sports for me is when a guy walks off the court, and you really can’t tell whether he won or lost, when he carries himself with pride either way. — Jim Courier

The human body is capable of amazing physical deeds. If we could just free ourselves from our perceived limitations and tap into our internal fire, the possibilities are endless. — Dean Karnazes

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

No matter how good you get you can always get better, and that’s the exciting part.
— Tiger Woods

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man’s determination. — Tommy Lasorda

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. — Vince Lombardi

Never quit. It is the easiest cop-out in the world. Set a goal and don’t quit until you attain it. When you do attain it, set another goal, and don’t quit until you reach it. Never quit. — Bear Bryant

The day you take complete responsibility for yourself, the day you stop making any excuses, that’s the day you start to the top. — O. J. Simpson

One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.
— Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Push yourself again and again. Don’t give an inch until the final buzzer sounds.
~ Larry Bird

To succeed, you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you. — Tony Dorsett

Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.
— Mike Singletary

If you can believe it, the mind can achieve it. — Ronnie Lott

You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.
— Michael Phelps

The ones who want to achieve and win championships motivate themselves.

Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart, and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks. — Joe Paterno

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them. — Michael Jordan

Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game. — Michael Jordan

Success is where preparation and opportunity meet. — Bobby Unser

Attitude determines how well you do it. — Lou Holtz

Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. — Satchel Paige

Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.
— Jerry Rice

Every game is an opportunity to measure yourself against your own potential.
— Bud Wilkinson

Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everyone is an athlete. The only difference is that some of us are in training, and some are not. — George A. Sheehan

A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.Wayne Gretzky

When building a team, I always search first for people who love to win. If I can’t find any of those, I look for people who hate to lose. — Ross Perot

My greatest point is my persistence. I never give up in a match. However down I am, I fight until the last ball. My list of matches shows that I have turned a great many so-called irretrievable defeats into victories. — Bjorn Borg

Baseball and football are very different games. In a way, both of them are easy. Football is easy if you’re crazy as hell. Baseball is easy if you’ve got patience. They’d both be easier for me if I were a little more crazy – and a little more patient. — Bo Jackson

The essence of sports is that while you’re doing it, nothing else matters, but after you stop, there is a place, generally not very important, where you would put it.
— Roger Bannister

Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.
— Arnold Palmer

You find that you have peace of mind and can enjoy yourself, get more sleep, and rest when you know that it was a one hundred percent effort that you gave – win or lose.
— Gordie Howe

Sports create a bond between comtemporaries that lasts a lifetime. It also gives your life structure, discipline and a genuine, sincere, pure fulfillment that few other areas of endeavor provide. — Bob Cousy

In the field of sports you are more or less accepted for what you do rather than what you are. — Althea Gibson

Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records. — William Arthur Ward

The only way to be a champion is by going through these forced reps and the torture and pain. That’s way I call it the torture routine. Because it’s like forced torture. Torturing my body. What helps me is to think of this pain as pleasure. Pain makes me grow. Growing is what I want. Therefore, for me pain is pleasure. And so when I am experiencing pain I’m in heaven. It’s great. People suggest this is masochistic. But they’re wrong. I like pain for a particular reason. I don’t like needle’s stuck in my arm. But I do like the pain that is necessary to be a champion. — Arnold Schwarzenegger

In training, you listen to your body. In competition, you tell your body to shut up.
— Rich Froning Jr.

A team is where a boy can prove his courage on his own. A gang is where a coward goes to hide. — Mickey Mantle

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
— Henry Ford

The more I practice, the luckier I get. — Jerry Barber

If you worried about falling off the bike, you’d never get on. — Lance Armstrong

I will always be someone who wants to do better than others. I love competition.
— Jean-Claude Killy

You must show no mercy…nor have any belief whatsoever in how others judge you…for your greatness will silence them all. — The Ultimate Warrior

Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind. — Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Football is an incredible game. Sometimes it’s so incredible, it’s unbelievable.
— Tom Landry

I’ve learned that something constructive comes from every defeat. — Tom Landry

The more I practice, the luckier I get. Jerry Barber

You’ve got to learn the footwork, the positioning, how to box out, how to pass, how to shoot your free throws. All these things are necessary, not to be the No. 1 player in the world, but maybe you can play against him. Oscar Robertson

Is hockey hard? I don’t know, you tell me. We need to have the strength and power of a football player, the stamina of a marathon runner, and the concentration of a brain surgeon. But we need to put all this together while moving at high speeds on a cold and slippery surface while 5 other guys use clubs to try and kill us. Oh yeah, did I mention that this whole time we’re standing on blades 1/8 of an inch thick? Is ice hockey hard? I don’t know, you tell me. Next question. — Brendan Shanahan

Sport is where an entire life can be compressed into a few hours, where the emotions of a lifetime can be felt on an acre or two of ground, where a person can suffer and die and rise again on six miles of trails through a New York City park. Sport is a theater where sinner can turn saint and a common man become an uncommon hero, where the past and the future can fuse with the present. Sport is singularly able to give us peak experiences where we feel completely one with the world and transcend all conflicts as we finally become our own potential. — George A. Sheehan

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