Sports Quotes Page 5

"A total commitment is paramount to reaching the ultimate in performance." Tom Flores, Football Coach
Commitment   |  


"In sports, you simply aren't considered a real champion until you have defended your title successfully. Winning it once can be a fluke; winning it twice proves you are the best." Althea Gibson
Successful   |  


"Basketball is like photography, if you don't focus, all you have is the negative." Dan Frisby
Inspirational Quotes   |  


"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
Make A Difference   |  


"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 destructive criticism. Without 100 percent dedication, you won't be able to do this." Willie Mays
Dedication   |  


"All these boundaries… Africa, Asia, Malaysia, America - are set by men. But you don't have to look at boundaries when you are looking at a man - at the character of a man. The question is: What do you stand for? Are you a follower, or are you a leader? " Hakeem Olajuwon, Basketball Player
Character   |  


"Basketball is like photography. If you don't focus, all you have is the negative." Dan Frisby
Focus   |  


"There may be people that have more talent than you, but there is no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do." Derek Jeter, Baseball Shortstop
Work   |  


"If you want to win, do the ordinary things better than anyone else does them day in and day out." Chuck Noll, Football Player, and Coach
Words of Encouragement   |  


"Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it." George Halas, Pro Football Coach
Regret   |  


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


"The man who has no imagination has no wings." Muhammad Ali, Champion Wrestler
Imagination   |  


"Coaches have to watch for what they don't want to see and listen to what they don't want to hear." John Madden
Coaching   |  


"They call it coaching but it is teaching. You do not just tell them - you show them the reasons." Vince Lombardi, Football Coach
Teacher   |  


"Show me a guy whose afraid to look bad, and I'll show you a guy you can beat every time." Lou Brock
Time   |  


"If you are going to be a champion, you must be willing to pay a greater price." Bud Wilkinson
Great   |  


"I learned that the only way you are going to get anywhere in life is to work hard at it. Whether you're a musician, a writer, an athlete or a businessman, there is no getting around it. If you do, you'll win--if you don't, you won't." Bruce Jenner, Decathlon Olympic Gold Medalist
Life   |  


"Don't give up at half-time. Concentrate on winning the second half." Paul Bear Bryant, Coach
Never Quit Quotes   |  


"I've never known a man worth his salt who in the long run, deep down in his heart, didn't appreciate the grind, the discipline. I firmly believe that any man's finest hour - this greatest fulfillment to all he holds dear is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle, victorious." Vince Lombardi, Football Coach
Appreciation   |  


"Adversity cause some men to break; others to break records." William A. Ward
Adversity   |  


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