If at first you don't succeed, you are running about average.
~ M.H. Alderson
It's lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself.
~ Muhammad Ali
A ship in the harbor is safe. But that's not what ships are built for.
The best inspiration is not to outdo others, but to outdo ourselves.
Winners never quit and quitters never win.
Winning isn't everything, wanting to is.
The only way to prove you're a good sport is to lose.
~ Ernie Banks
The game isn't over till it's over.
~ Yogi Berra
If a tie is like kissing your sister, losing is like kissing you grandmother with her teeth out.
~ George Brett
To succeed...You need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
~ Tony Dorsett
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
~ Thomas Edison
The first thing is to love your sport. Never do it to please someone else. It has to be yours.
~ Peggy Fleming
Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there.
~ Bo Jackson
Ask not what your teammates can do for you. Ask what you can do for your teammates.
~ Magic Johnson
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
~ Robert F. Kennedy
You have no control over what the other guy does. You only have control over what you do.
~ A J Kitt
It's not necessarily the amount of time you spend at practice that counts; it's what you put into the practice.
~ Eric Lindros
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
~ Vince Lombardi
If you can believe it, the mind can achieve it.
~ Ronnie Lott
Sports should always be fun.
~ Charles Mann
You learn you can do your best even when it's hard, even when you're tired and maybe hurting a little bit. It feels good to show some courage.
~ Joe Namath
Before you can win a game, you have to not lose it.
~ Chuck Noll
The only way to overcome is to hang in. Even I'm starting to believe that.
~ Dan O'Brien
Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you.
~ Satchel Paige
Age is a question of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
~ Satchel Paige
Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart, and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks.
~ Joe Paterno
A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.
~ Jackie Robinson
The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.
~ Vidal Sassoon
I learned that if you want to make it bad enough, no matter how bad it is, you can make it.
~ Gale Sayers
The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it - as long as you really believe 100 percent.
~ Arnold Schwarzenegger
Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.
~ Mike Singletary
The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can't do.
~ Dennis Waitley
Adversity cause some men to break; others to break records.
~ William A. Ward
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
~ John Wooden
Sports do not build character. They reveal it.
~ John Wooden
The principle is competing against yourself. It's about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before.
~ Steve Young