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GREGG TROY

A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning.

GREGG TROY

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KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR

You can’t win unless you learn how to lose.

KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR

189

402 reads

SANDY KOUFAX

I became a good pitcher when I stopped trying to make them miss the ball and started trying to make them hit it.

SANDY KOUFAX

186

370 reads

MICHAEL JORDAN

I’ve never lost a game. I just ran out of time.

MICHAEL JORDAN

188

327 reads

ROSS PEROT

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

190

679 reads

I’ve got a theory that if you give 100% all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end.

LARRY BIRD

196

967 reads

JOHN WOODEN

Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.

JOHN WOODEN

197

826 reads

MICHAEL JORDAN

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

191

344 reads

VINCE LOMBARDI

Winning is not a sometime thing; it’s an all time thing. You don’t win once in a while, you don’t do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.

VINCE LOMBARDI

190

522 reads

CASEY STENGEL

Finding good players is easy. Getting them to play as a team is another story.

CASEY STENGEL

192

574 reads

BRETT FAVRE

Most talented players don’t always succeed. Some don’t even make the team. It’s more what’s inside.

BRETT FAVRE

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379 reads

WILLIAM A. WARD

Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.

WILLIAM A. WARD

194

574 reads

FRANK L. GAINES

Only he who can see the invisible can do the impossible.

FRANK L. GAINES

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EMMITT SMITH

For me, winning isn’t something that happens suddenly on the field when the whistle blows and the crowds roar. Winning is something that builds physically and mentally every day that you train and every night that you dream.”

EMMITT SMITH

189

410 reads

TED WILLIAMS

Just keep going. Everybody gets better if they keep at it.

TED WILLIAMS

188

330 reads

HOLLY HOLM

Passion first and everything will fall into place.

HOLLY HOLM

188

392 reads

YOGI BERRA

I tell the kids, somebody’s gotta win, somebody’s gotta lose. Just don’t fight about it. Just try to get better.

YOGI BERRA

188

413 reads

JERRY WEST

You can’t get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good.

JERRY WEST

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BOBBY JONES

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

BOBBY JONES

187

433 reads

 VINCE LOMBARDI

Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.

VINCE LOMBARDI

191

476 reads

LOU HOLTZ

You might not be able to outthink, out market or outspend your competition, but you can outwork them.

LOU HOLTZ

200

1.07K reads

RON O’BRIEN

What keeps me going is not winning, but the quest for reaching potential in myself as a coach and my kids as divers. It’s the pursuit of excellence.

RON O’BRIEN

189

717 reads

WAYNE GRETZKY

The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it.

WAYNE GRETZKY

191

646 reads

BILLIE JEAN KING

Champions keep playing until they get it right.

BILLIE JEAN KING

199

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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.

PICABO STREET

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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.

DEREK JETER

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3.72K reads

MUHAMMAD ALI

The man who has no imagination has no wings.

MUHAMMAD ALI

214

2.83K reads

There are certain basic qualities and characteristics you’ve got to have. Number one: you’ve got to have a will to win.

BOB RICHARDS

189

475 reads

PELE

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

PELE

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3.25K reads

TOM LANDRY

Today, you have 100% of your life left.

TOM LANDRY

193

719 reads

MICHAEL JORDAN

I’ve failed over & over & over again in my life & that is why I succeed.

MICHAEL JORDAN

199

1.06K reads

EARL MONROE

Just be patient. Let the game come to you. Don’t rush. Be quick, but don’t hurry.

EARL MONROE

190

434 reads

KERRI STRUG

Life is gonna throw you curve balls and it’s how you deal with them and your attitude and your work ethic.

KERRI STRUG

189

387 reads

WAYNE GRETZKY

Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.

WAYNE GRETZKY

196

799 reads

LOU BROCK

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

LOU BROCK

188

368 reads

BRIANA SCURRY

A champion is someone who does not settle for that day’s practice, that day’s competition, that day’s performance. They are always striving to be better. They don’t live in the past.

BRIANA SCURRY

188

423 reads

TIM NOTKE

Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.

TIM NOTKE

191

407 reads

JOE PATERNO

The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.

JOE PATERNO

187

324 reads

JIM VALVANO

Don’t give up. Don’t ever give up.

JIM VALVANO

188

289 reads

PAUL BRYANT

Winning isn’t everything, but it beats anything that comes in second.

PAUL BRYANT

188

417 reads

VINCE LOMBARDI

Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.

VINCE LOMBARDI

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765 reads

LOU HOLTZ

Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.

LOU HOLTZ

190

326 reads

KNUTE ROCKNE

Show me a gracious loser and I’ll show you a failure.

KNUTE ROCKNE

189

408 reads

TERI MCKEEVER

I think sports gave me the first place where this awkward girl could feel comfortable in my own skin. I think that’s true for a lot of women—sports gives you a part of your life where you can work at something and you look in the mirror and you like that person.

TERI MCKEEVER

189

609 reads

LARRY BIRD

Push yourself again and again. Don’t give an inch until the final buzzer sounds.

LARRY BIRD

188

331 reads

MICHAEL JORDAN

Never say never because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.

MICHAEL JORDAN

191

533 reads

SATCHEL PAIGE

Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way.

SATCHEL PAIGE

187

331 reads

HERB BROOKS

You were born to be a player. You were meant to be here. This moment is yours.

HERB BROOKS

192

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GREGG TROY

I don’t plan on being disappointed. We plan on being really good, and obviously, we plan on winning.

GREGG TROY

188

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EDDIE REESE

The hardest skill to acquire in this sport is the one where you compete all out, give it all you have, and you are still getting beat no matter what you do. When you have the killer instinct to fight through that, it is very special.

EDDIE REESE

192

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BABE RUTH

It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” “Heroes get remembered, but legends never die.

BABE RUTH

196

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JERRY RICE

Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.

JERRY RICE

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DAN GABLE

Gold medals aren’t really made of gold. They’re made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.

DAN GABLE

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KNUTE ROCKNE

One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than 50 preaching it.

KNUTE ROCKNE

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JOHN WOODEN

Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.

JOHN WOODEN

199

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EVANDER HOLYFIELD

It is not the size of a man but the size of his heart that matters.

EVANDER HOLYFIELD

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MICHAEL JORDAN

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.

MICHAEL JORDAN

199

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MUHAMMAD ALI

I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.

MUHAMMAD ALI

196

777 reads

JACKIE JOYNER-KERSEE

Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind.

JACKIE JOYNER-KERSEE

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JACK LEMMON

If you think it’s hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball.

JACK LEMMON

188

607 reads

HERSCHEL WALKER

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

HERSCHEL WALKER

188

361 reads

MARY LOU RETTON

A trophy carries dust. Memories last forever.

MARY LOU RETTON

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STEVE NASH

Nothing is black-and-white, except for winning and losing, and maybe that’s why people gravitate to that so much.

STEVE NASH

188

429 reads

MIKE SINGLETARY

Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.

MIKE SINGLETARY

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493 reads

BRUCE JENNER

I always felt that my greatest asset was not my physical ability, it was my mental ability.

BRUCE JENNER

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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.

PAT RILEY

202

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MICHAEL PHELPS

You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.

MICHAEL PHELPS

192

851 reads

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.

HOMER RICE

188

362 reads

TOMMY LASORDA

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man’s determination.

TOMMY LASORDA

190

477 reads

TIGER WOODS

Winning solves everything.

TIGER WOODS

186

293 reads

RONNIE LOTT

If you can believe it, the mind can achieve it.

RONNIE LOTT

187

316 reads

ARSENE WENGER

At a young age winning is not the most important thing… the important thing is to develop creative and skilled players with good confidence.

ARSENE WENGER

189

417 reads

WAYNE GRETZKY

You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.

WAYNE GRETZKY

190

402 reads

MUHAMMAD ALI

Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is tem...

MUHAMMAD ALI

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516 reads

FLOYD MAYWEATHER

I don’t have to wait for nobody, I move when I wanna move.

FLOYD MAYWEATHER

189

376 reads

BILL SHOEMAKER

When you’re riding, only the race in which you’re riding is important.

BILL SHOEMAKER

188

547 reads

CHARLES BARKLEY

If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!

CHARLES BARKLEY

195

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Pain is only temporary but victory is forever.

JEREMY H

190

446 reads

STEVE YOUNG

The principle is competing against yourself. It’s about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before.

STEVE YOUNG

194

481 reads

MIKE DITKA

95. “You’re never a loser until you quit trying.

MIKE DITKA

188

328 reads

JOHN WOODEN

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

JOHN WOODEN

190

449 reads

CARL LEWIS

If you don’t have confidence, you’ll always find a way not to win.

CARL LEWIS

187

341 reads

JACK LEMMON

A champion needs a motivation above and beyond winning.

JACK LEMMON

190

487 reads

MARIO ANDRETTI

If you have everything under control, you’re not moving fast enough.

MARIO ANDRETTI

199

841 reads

LANCE ARMSTRONG

Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.

LANCE ARMSTRONG

191

523 reads

DEAN SMITH

What do you do with a mistake: recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it.

DEAN SMITH

209

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SAM HUFF

In the end, the game comes down to one thing: man against man. May the best man win.

SAM HUFF

190

506 reads

HANK AARON

My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.”

HANK AARON

187

345 reads

EMIL ZATOPEK

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

EMIL ZATOPEK

186

411 reads

ERNIE BANKS

The only way to prove that you’re a good sport is to lose.

ERNIE BANKS

193

2.53K reads

BOBBY KNIGHT

The key is not the will to win. Everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to win that is important.

BOBBY KNIGHT

206

1.28K reads

VINCE LOMBARDI

It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up.

VINCE LOMBARDI

189

560 reads

ARNOLD PALMER

Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.

ARNOLD PALMER

203

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BILLY BOWERMAN

Victory is in having done your best. If you’ve done your best, you’ve won.

BILLY BOWERMAN

198

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 FRED DEVITO

If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.

FRED DEVITO

211

1.57K reads

PELE

Every kid around the world who plays soccer wants to be Pele. I have a great responsibility to show them not just how to be like a soccer player, but how to be like a man.

PELE

188

410 reads

LARRY BROWN

You have to do something in your life that is honorable and not cowardly if you are to live in peace with yourself.

LARRY BROWN

197

1.06K reads

EMIL ZATOPEK

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

EMIL ZATOPEK

201

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VENUS WILLIAMS

Some people say I have attitude – maybe I do…but I think you have to. You have to believe in yourself when no one else does – that makes you a winner right there.

VENUS WILLIAMS

194

536 reads

MUHAMMAD ALI

It’s just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.

MUHAMMAD ALI

189

447 reads

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