Motivational Sports Quotes

"Are you Better than Yesterday?" Here is a collection of some of my favorite motivational sports quotes. Submit any of your favorites that I have missed at the bottom.


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" As with most things especially when it comes to sports and competition you have two choices, Be Lucky, or Be Prepared!"
Coach Briody

" If you haven't failed, the your not trying hard enough, set bigger goals."
Coach Briody

"The more you sweat in training, the less you bleed in combat."
Navy SEAL’s

"It's okay if you try and fail, but it's not okay if you fail to try"

"When you're about to quit, remember why you started."
Unknown Coach

"Obsessed is just a word the lazy use to describe the dedicated"
Coach Briody

"If its easy, it probably won't get you anywhere!"
Kellie C

"Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it."
Lou Holtz

"Your greatest asset is not your physical ability, its your mental ability. How bad do you WANT victory?"
Coach Briody

"Quiting is contagious, if you do it once you will do it again. Never Quit!"
Covert Fitness coach

"If you don't invest very much, then defeat doesn't hurt very much and winning is not very exciting"

"Don't practice until you get it right. Practice until you can't get it wrong!"
Coach Briody

"Ask yourself if what you're doing TODAY is getting u closer to where u want to be TOMORROW"

"The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning."

"If what you did yesterday seems BIG, you haven't done anything today"
Lou Holtz

"To achieve victory, your goals must be set for victory."
Coach Briody

"Victory or defeat is not determined at the moment of crisis, but rather in the long and tough period of preparation"
Coach B

"If you can accept losing, you can't win."
Vince Lombardi

"Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement."

" 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

" Persistence can change failure into Extraordinary Achievement " Unknown

" You Miss 100% of the shots that you never take."
Wayne Gretzky

"Pain is simply Weakness leaving the body"
Unknown Coach

"If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves."
Thomas Edison

“The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.”
Vince Lombardi

"We never said it would be easy, we said it would be worth it!"
Coach Briody @ Covert Fitness

"When you have prepared and the opportunity presents itself, victory is close by; determination will lead you to it. "


"Win If You Can, Lose If You Must, But NEVER QUIT!"
Cameron Trammell

"Winning isn't everything, but the will to win is everything.”
Vince Lombardi

"Some succeed because they are destined to, but most succeed because they are determined to."
~ Henry Van Dyke

"You only see obstacles when you take your eye off the goal"

"Real Athletes don't "hope" to win a match or game, they prepare for it!"
Coach Briody

"People may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do."
Lewis Cass

"Simply wanting to win means nothing. Dedication, determination, hard work and heart gets it done!"
Coach Briody

Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
James Wooden-UCLA

Life is an echo. What you send out- you get back. What you give- you get.

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The Six W's: Work will win, when wishing won't.
Todd Blackledge

"People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be."
Harvey Mackay

"Sweat plus sacrifice equals success."
Charles O. Finley

"It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What is tough, is being good every day."
Willie Mayes

"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."

"Show me an athlete who is afraid to look bad, and I'll show you an athlete you can beat every time."

"You must have long-range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short-range failures."
Charles C. Noble

Leave as little to chance as possible. Preparation is the key to success.
Paul Brown

"Losers quit when they're tired. Winners quit when they've won "

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"Energy and persistence conquer all things."
~Benjamin Franklin

"You will never find time for anything. You must make it." -
Charles Buxton

"Remember this, success has been and continues to be defined as getting up one more time than you’ve been knocked down."

"Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do."
John Wooden

"If you train hard, you'll not only be hard, you'll be hard to beat."
Herschel Walker

"Well done is better than well said."
Benjamin Franklin

"Don't wish it were easier. Wish you were better."
Jim Rohn

Quitting is easy, Daring to triumph and succeed is hard!

"Make sure your worst enemy doesn't live between your own two ears"
Laird Hamilton

I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.
Michael Jordan

Anything is possible. You can be told that you have a 90-percent chance or a 50-percent chance or a 1-percent chance, but you have to believe, and you have to fight.
Lance Armstrong

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

If you fail to prepare, you're prepared to fail.
Mark Spitz

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Pain is only temporary but victory is forever.
Jeremy H.

Winning means you're willing to go longer, work harder, and give more than anyone else.
Vince Lombardi

Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.
John Wooden

Love is playing every game as if it's your last.
Michael Jordan

The difference between failure and success is doing a thing nearly right and doing it exactly right.
Edward C. Simmons

The mark of great sportsmen is not how good they are at their best, but how good they are their worst.
Martina Navratilova

Don't force your kids into sports. I never was. To this day, my dad has never asked me to go play golf. I ask him. It's the child's desire to play that matters, not the parent's desire to have the child play. Fun. Keep it fun.
Tiger Woods

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

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Through the soul of an Athlete 
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When you have prepared and the opportunity presents itself, victory is close by; determination will lead you to it.

Never Quit. 
Win If You Can, Lose If You Must, But NEVER QUIT

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Dare to Dream 
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Train hard or stay home! 
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Motivational Quotes 
"Adversity causes some men to break, and others to break records."--Unknown "The 6 W's: Work Will Win When Wishing Won't."--Todd Blackledge "Without …

Winning Not rated yet
When you win, nothing hurts.

Success Not rated yet
Mo practice, mo success!

sports motivation  Not rated yet
remove negative thoughts from your mind because at the end it will not going to help you.....

sports motivation  Not rated yet
remove negative thoughts from your mind because at the end it will not going to help you.....

Coach Mike Fernandez Not rated yet
Your aim is only as high as your sight.

dictionary quote Not rated yet
The only place that the word success comes before work is in the dictionary

Losing Not rated yet
Losing isn't an option, nor is it possible

Training Not rated yet
Training is not about winning. It's about becoming better than you were

Victory Not rated yet
"Mans Greatest Victory Lies not in everytime they fall,But in rising up everytime they fall" Josefa Cokanasiga

Minor hockey coach Not rated yet
Hård work Will beat talent when talent wont work hård!

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Greatness Not rated yet
"Greatness is a grind, people" -Michael Walker

Unknown Not rated yet
"You can't change the direction of the wind, but you can always adjust your sails to you reach your destination every time."

Being "the best" Not rated yet
The moment you start thinking your the best is the moment you stop becoming the best

winnng Not rated yet
The will to win is not measured by wins. It is measured by failure and loses

Court Role Model Not rated yet
Notice... there will always be a little girl watching, wanting to be just like you don't disappoint her.

Motivation Not rated yet
Set your mind on the path to the prize, but keep your eyes on each footstep.

Being Great Not rated yet
I was always told "play like you practice an you would the greatest basketball player alive".

Motivation Not rated yet
"Have idols and people you look up to and admire, but don't become them. Be yourself and become someone to look up to, be someone's idol and role model …

Athlete Not rated yet
Athletes never quit - Halfletes do!

You're not finished when you lose, you're finished when you quit. Not rated yet
You're not finished when you lose, you're finished when you quit. Greatness takes work.

reputation Not rated yet
not reputation wins the games it is how you work hard and motivate your self at practices that will win the game.

Dedication Not rated yet
What you do outside of practice is what seperates you from the pack.

inspirational quote Not rated yet
I hate running, but I love to win.

Training Not rated yet
All the preparation and hard work you've put in means nothing if you aren't willing to deliver the same level of passion and work to the game that you …

Sports Not rated yet
"Don't be the flashlight, be the spotlight!"

run so hard Not rated yet
RUN SO HARD By the johnstown track&field team go sir bills

YOU CAN. Not rated yet
Whatever you think you can or you can't you're right.

Remember the important thing Not rated yet
The important thing, is to keep the important thing, the important thing.

Motivation Not rated yet
"Hard work beats talent,when talent fails to work hard."

Have fun Not rated yet
The best thing isn't to win. It is to have fun.

Olympics Not rated yet
Practice like you are the worst; play like you are the best - anonymous

help Not rated yet
if you don't persute you won't succeed

Guts Not rated yet
A lot of people run a race to see who is fastest. I run to see who has the most guts. Steve Prefontaine

Teamwork Not rated yet
A team that loses together is better than a person who wins alone

Mike Singletary Not rated yet
Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play. -Mike Singletary Use the gifts you have, gifts others may not!

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