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50 motivational quotes from leading athletes professional

by Sportsdab

Images of the most inspiring, valiant, and sincere sportsmen start to fill the picture as we consider these emotional moments in sports history, whether it be football, cricket, or any other extremely popular sport.

Despite the fact that athletic emotion is as meaningful as sand in the desert, that isn’t what drives us to search for the next motivational saying or captivating leader.

The ebullient words draw us in, and the unbelievable claims energize and motivate us for what we now think is possible.

Numerous sports figures have solidified their reputations and set a model for leadership with a few concise yet profound remarks.

Let’s review the most motivational athlete quotes from the past to discover one that will help you focus your energy on defeating your opponents every day.

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

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

Paul “Bear” Bryant
“It’s not the will to win that matters—everyone has that. It’s the will to prepare to win that matters.”

Tommy Lasorda

“The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.”

Laird Hamilton
“Make sure your worst enemy doesn’t live between your own two ears.”

Mark Spitz
“If you fail to prepare, you’re prepared to fail.”

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

Michael Jordan
“Never say never because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.”

Wayne Gretzky
“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”

Tom Landry
“Today, you have 100% of your life left.”

Andre Agassi
“What makes something special is not just what you have to gain, but what you feel there is to lose. “

Vince Lombardi
“Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.”

Frank L. Gaines
“Only he who can see the invisible can do the impossible.”

Derek Jeter
“There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.”

Terry Bradshaw
“When you’ve got something to prove, there’s nothing greater than a challenge.”

Ben Hogan
“If you can’t outplay them, outwork them.”

William James
“Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they’ve got a second.”

Michael Jordan
“I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”

Vince Lombardi
“It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up.”

George Halas
“Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.”

Lou Holtz
“Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.”

John Wooden
“Make each day your masterpiece.”

Joe Namath
“If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all?”

John Wooden
“Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.”

Yogi Berra
“It ain’t over ’til it’s over.”

Tommy Lasorda
“In baseball and in business, there are three types of people. Those who make it happen, those who watch it happen, and those who wonder what happened.”

Muhammad Ali
“It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.”

Michael Phelps
“You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.”
Arnold Palmer
“Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.”
Shaquille O’Neal
“I never worry about the problem. I worry about the solution.”
Charles Barkley
“If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!”

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

Mike Ditka
“You’re never a loser until you quit trying.”

Evander Holyfield
“It is not the size of a man but the size of his heart that matters.”
Matt Biondi
“Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement.”

Arthur Ashe
“You are never really playing an opponent. You are playing yourself, your own highest standards, and when you reach your limits, that is a real joy.”
Steve Prefontaine
“To give any less than your best is to sacrifice a gift.”

Dean Karnazes
“Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up.”
Arnold Schwarzenegger
“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths.”

Lou Brock
Show me a guy who’s afraid to look bad, and I’ll show you a guy you can beat every time.

Mario Andretti
“If you have everything under control, you’re not moving fast enough.”

Ted Williams
”Just keep going. Everybody gets better if they keep at it.”

Picabo Street
“To uncover your true potential you must first find your own limits and then you have to have the courage to blow past them.”

Dean Smith
“What do you do with a mistake: recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it.”

Pat Riley
”There are only two options regarding commitment. You’re either IN or you’re OUT. There is no such thing as life in-between.”

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

Michael Jordan
“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.”

Jim Valvano
“Never give up! Failure and rejection are only the first steps to succeeding.”
Homer Rice
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.

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