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Quotes and sayings from famous athletes
I don't believe you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be. Ken Venturi | athlete

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. Jim Ryun | athlete

Inside of a ring or out, ain't nothing wrong with going down, it's staying down that's wrong. Muhammad Ali | athlete

The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning. Pele | athlete

It's hard to beat a person who never gives up. Babe Ruth | athlete

I don’t count my sit-ups; I only start counting when it starts hurting because they’re the only ones that count. Muhammad Ali | athlete

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them. Michael Jordan | athlete

There are better starters than me but I’m a strong finisher. Usain Bolt | athlete

To succeed, you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you. Tony Dorsett | athlete

Champions are made of something they have deep inside them - a desire, a dream, a vision. Muhammad Ali | athlete

Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you. Arnold Palmer | athlete

The person who can drive themself further once the effort gets painful, is the one who will win. Roger Bannister | athlete

I believe that you should gravitate to people who are doing productive and positive things with their lives. Nadia Comaneci | athlete

If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful! Charles Barkley | athlete

You should also appreciate the goodness around you, and surround yourself with positive people. Nadia Comaneci | athlete

If you can't outplay them, outwork them. Ben Hogan | athlete

Life is growth. If we stop growing, technically and spiritually, we are as good as dead. Morihei Ueshiba | athlete

A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning. Billie Jean King | athlete
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I never feared about my skills because I put in the work. Work ethic eliminates fear. Michael Jordan | athlete
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It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe. Muhammad Ali | athlete

Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, and others make it happen.  Michael Jordan | athlete

There may be people that have more talent than you,but theres no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do. Derek Jeter | athlete

It's a funny thing, the more I practice the luckier I get. Arnold Palmer | athlete

Accept a loss as a learning experience, and never point fingers at your teammates. Michael Jordan | athlete

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 | athlete

Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion. Michael Jordan | athlete

Don't be afraid of failure. This is the way to succeed. LeBron James | athlete

Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best. Tim Duncan | athlete

Excellence is not a singular act, but a habit. You are what you repeatedly do. Shaquille O'Neal | athlete

There’s nothing wrong with getting knocked down, as long as u get right back up. Muhammad Ali | athlete

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