Motivational Sports Quotes (Page 3)

More sports quotes to help you dig down and bring out the best in you. Let me know if you know of any sports quotes I can add on here. Enjoy!

“The man who has no imagination has no wings.”

~Muhammad Ali~

“I always turn to the sports section first. The sports page records people’s accomplishments; the front page has nothing but man’s failures.”

~Earl Warren~

“The difference between the old ballplayer and the new ballplayer is the jersey. The old ballplayer cared about the name on the front. The new ballplayer cares about the name on the back.”

~Steve Garvey~

“If a tie is like kissing your sister, losing is like kissing your grandmother with her teeth out.”

~George Brett~

“The fewer rules a coach has, the fewer rules there are for players to break.”

~John Madden~

“We didn’t lose the game; we just ran out of time.”

~Vince Lombardi~

“When we played, World Series checks meant something. Now all they do is screw up your taxes.”

~Don Drysdale~

“The more you sweat in practice, the less you bleed in battle.”

~Author Unknown~

“I wanted to have a career in sports when I was young, but I had to give it up. I’m only six feet tall, so I couldn’t play basketball. I’m only 190 pounds, so I couldn’t play football. And I have 20-20 vision, so I couldn’t be a referee.”

~Jay Leno~

“Playing polo is like trying to play golf during an earthquake.”

~Sylvester Stallone~

“The breakfast of champions is not cereal, it’s the opposition.”

~Nick Seitz~

“I figure practice puts your brains in your muscles.”

~Sam Snead~

“An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head.”

~Emil Zatopek~

“In play there are two pleasures for your choosing. One is winning, and the other losing.”

~Lord Byron~

“All sports are games of inches.”

~Dick Ritger~

“Most people give up just when they’re about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game, one foot from a winning touchdown.”

~Ross Perot~

“Pain is nothing compared to what it feels like to quit.”

~Author Unknown~

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