20 Motivational Quotes

  • 9 Mar, 2016

We would like to share with you 20 motivational quotes from world champions. We hope those athletes and coaches will inspire and motivate you to succeed in your sports journey and life. We know from our own experiences that the ride is bumpy but if you find a way to continue and push your limits, it’s well worth in the end.

20 Motivational Quotes


The first thing is to love your sport. Never do it to please someone else. It has to be yours

Peggy Fleming


The best and fastest way to learn a sport is to imitate a champion

Jean-Claude Killy


If my parents were still alive, they would be very proud. They gave me a good start in life, the values that had driven me, and the confidence to believe in myself

Sir Alex Ferguson


Ask not what your teammates can do for you. Ask what you can do for your teammates

Earvin “Magic” Johnson


Warriors take chances. Like everyone else, they fear failing, but they refuse to let fear control them

Samurai Proverb


What you lack in talent can be made up with desire, hustle and giving a 110 percent all the time

Don Zimmer


Football is like life – it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority

Vince Lombardi


Competitive sports are played mainly on a five-and-half-inch court – the space between your ears

Bobby Jones


Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships

Michael Jordan


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


A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t

Jack Dempsey


How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser

Lou Holtz


You can learn a line from a win and a book from a defeat

Paul Brown


You can’t win unless you learn how to win

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar


If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat

Herschel Walker


I don’t believe that you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be

Ken Venturi


The key to any game is to use your strengths and hide your weaknesses

Paul Westphal


The vision of a champion is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion, when nobody else is looking

Mia Hamm


I can’t promise titles but I am convinced that the fans will be proud of us… I give you my word that we will put in an effort. I don’t know if we’ll win, but we’ll persist. Put on your seat belts, because we’re going to have fun

Pep Guardiola


Leadership is vital, you can’t buy it. You need to have it to be successful. The players will follow a strong leader, you need to be able to convince the players of your methods and ideas at all times and you can only do this by being a good leader

Fabio Capello


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