Sports Quotes – Player’s Sayings

Written by Nanno
 

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace is celebrated on 6 of April annually.

Sports days is an event held in schools to promote sports and health within children.

Health and Sports Day also known as Health-Sports Day or Sports Day, is a national holiday of Japan. It is held on the second Monday in October.

National Sports Day in India is celebrated on the August 29. This day marks the birthday of Dhyan Chand,the hockey player.

Sports Quotes – Player Quotes 


“Whoever said ‘It’s not whether you win or lose that counts’ probably lost.” » Martina Navratilova.


“When you put on that jersey, the name on the front is more important then the name on the back.” » Miracle


“If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!” » Charles Barkley


“Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence. In other words, it is war minus the shooting.George Orwell


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


“God places the heaviest burden on those who can carry its weight.” » Reggie White


“I don’t celebrate because I’m only doing my job. When a postman delivers letters, does he celebrate?” » Mario Balotelli


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


“Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.” » Michael Jordan Huffingtonpost.com


“I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered.” » George Best.


“Some people think football is a matter of life and death… I can assure them it is much more serious than that.” » Bill Shankly.


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


66 Inspiring Olympics Quotes from Players & Coaches


“You are never a loser until you quit trying.” » Mike Ditka


“Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday’s success or put its failures behind and start over again. That’s the way life is, with a new game every day, and that’s the way baseball is.” » Bob Feller


“Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.” » Bobby Unser


“When considering the stature of an athlete or for that matter any person, I set great store in certain qualities which I believe to be essential in addition to skill. They are that the person conducts his or her life with dignity, with integrity, courage, and perhaps most of all, with modesty. These virtues are totally compatible with pride, ambition, and competitiveness.” » Don Bradman.


“I think my favorite sport in the Olympics is the one in which you make your way through the snow, you stop, you shoot a gun, and then you continue on. In most of the world, it is known as the biathlon, except in New York City, where it is known as winter.” » Michael Ventre.


“Winners don’t wait for chances, they take them”


“Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up.” » Dean Karnazes


“The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I’ve always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It’s been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It’s a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game.” » Michael Jordan


“People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.” » Rogers Hornsby


“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 temporary. Impossible is nothing.” » Muhammad Ali


“You can make a lot of money in this game. Just ask my ex-wives. Both of them are so rich that neither of their husbands work.” » Lee Trevino.


“I’ve failed over & over & over again in my life & that is why I succeed.” » Michael Jordan


“Doctors and scientists said breaking the four-minute mile was impossible, that one would die in the attempt. Thus, when I got up from the track after collapsing at the finish line, I figured I was dead.” » Roger Bannister.


“Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.” » John Wooden


“The bowlers Holding the batsman’s Willey.” » Commentator Brian Johnston.


“If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat.” » Herschel Walker


“Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.” » Jesse Owens.


“A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.” » Wayne Gretzky


“If practice makes perfect, and no one is perfect, why practice?” » Derek P.


“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” » Michael Jordan


“We had a good team on paper. Unfortunately, the game was played on grass.” » Brian Clough.


“Baseball was, is and always will be to me the best game in the world.” » Babe Ruth


“Winning means you’re willing to go longer, work harder, and give more than anyone else.” » Vince Lombardi


“Love is playing every game as if it’s your last.” » Michael Jordan


“There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do. – Derek


“Pressure? I’ll tell you what pressure is. Pressure is a Messerschmitt up your ****. Playing cricket is not.” » Keith Miller.


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


“Somewhere behind the athlete you’ve become and the hours of practice and the coaches who have pushed you is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never looked back… play for her.” » Mia Hamm


“If you play your heart out for what your jersey says on the front, everyone will remember what the jersey says on the back.” » Miracle


“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.


“Sports do not build character. They reveal it.” » Heywood Broun


“There is water in every lane, so it is OK swimmer Ian Thorpe on being drawn in lane five.


“Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.” » Wayne Gretzky


“If you only ever give 90% in training then you will only ever give 90% when it matters.” » Michael Owen


“It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” » Vince Lombardi


“Somewhere behind the athlete you’ve become and the hours of practice and the coaches who have pushed you is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never looked back… play for her.” » Mia Hamm


“The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses − behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights.” » Muhammad Ali.


“Winners never quit and quitters never win.” » Vince Lombardi


“Don’t practice until you get it right. Practice until you can’t get it wrong.”


“Hockey is a sport for white men. Basketball is a sport for black men. Golf is a sport for white men dressed like black pimps.” » Tiger Woods.


“If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.” » Fred Devito


“Pain is only temporary but victory is forever.” » Jeremy H.


“To me, it doesn’t matter how good you are. Sport is all about playing and competing. Whatever you do in cricket and in sport, enjoy it, be positive and try to win.” » Ian Botham


“Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.” » Jerry Rice


“What do you do with a mistake: recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it.” » Dean Smith


“It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog.” » Archie Griffen.


“They think it’s all over; it is now – Kenneth Wolstenholme, before and after England went 4-2 up against West Germany in 1966.


“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


“That’s great, tell him he’s Pele and get him back on John Lambie, when told his concussed striker could not remember who he was.


“Football is football and talent is talent. But the mindset of your team makes all the difference.” » Robert Griffin III


“Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.” » Henry David Thoreau


 

Best Sports Slogan Slogans – Health and Sports Day


Our Shoes Have More Miles Than Your Car.


Sweat Makes The Green Grass Grow.


Pain Is Weakness Leaving The Body.


Not Whether You Get Knocked Down, It’S Whether You Get Up.


Leadership Quotes


Winners Never Quit And Quitters Never Win.


Dedication + Motivation = Success.


Our Sport Is Other Sports’ Punishment.


It All Starts With Attitude.


Don’T Hope For It –  Work For It.


Teamwork Makes The Dream Work.


Respect All, Fear None.


There Are No Hard Courses Just Soft Runners.


One Spirit, One Team, One Win.


Run – Don’T Walk.


We Know How To Score.


Run Fast Or Be Last!


Practice Is Vacation For Us.


Run Hard Or Walk Home.


The Most Important Shot In Golf Is The Next One.


Real Athletes Run Miles Not Yards.


A Bad Place To Be Is Between Me And The Ball.


We Kick It Where It Counts.


Reach For The Sky Or Don’T Even Try.


Our Workouts Are Longer Than Our Shorts.


Go Big Or Go Home.


The Faster You Run, The Sooner You Finish.


United We Play. United We Win.


Defend Till The End.


The Clock’S Job Is To Tick, Your Job Is To Beat It.


Losers Complain – Champions Train.


The Harder You Work, The Harder It Is To Surrender.


My Blood, My Sweat, Your Tears.


1 Team 1 Mission.


Our Warm Up Is Your Work Out.


The More I Sweat In Practice, The Less I Bleed In Battle.


Sometimes It’S Not How Good You Are But How Bad You Want It.


Some Call Them Opponents, I Call Them Victims.


Best In The Field.


Make Your Competitive Juices Overcome Your Excuses.


Hustle And Heart Set Us Apart.


None Of Us Is As Smart As All Of Us.


We Know We’Re Fast, Pretty Soon You’Ll Know It Too.


Some Dream About Goals – We Make Em


Run Hard When It’S Hard To Run.


Pain Is Temporary, Pride Is Forever.


Winning Isn’T Everything, It’S The Only Thing.


One Team, One Dream.


For The Love Of The Game.


I Can Go The Distance.


Take It To The Net.


Real Athletes Run, Others Just Play Games.


I Live My Life, 50 Meters At A Time.


Instant Swimmer –  Just Add Water.


Look Up, Get Up, But Never Give Up.


All It Takes Is All You’Ve Got.


There Is No I In Team.


Life Is Short, Play Hard!


You May Be Strong But We Are Stronger. 

Best Track and Field Quotes


Get Your Game On.


Run Hard. Run Fast. But Just Keep Running.


We Don’T Run To Add Years To Our Lives. We Run To Add Life To Our Years.


My Cross Country Shoes Have More Miles Than Your Car.


Don’T Race Against Others, Race Against Yourself.


Don’T Just Chase Your Dreams – Run Them Down!


Champions Are Made When No One Is Watching.


Together Everyone Achieves More.


Leave It All On The Track.


I Don’T Play The Field – I Rule The Sidelines.


There’S No Traffic On The Extra Mile.


Practice With A Purpose, Play With A Passion.


2 comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *