Good, Better, Best. Never let it rest. Until your Good is Better, and your Better is your Best.— Unknown Author
Memorable Athlete Motivational quotations
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.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision.
When I'd get tired and want to stop, I'd wonder what my next opponent was doing.
I'd wonder if he was still working out. I'd tried to visualize him. When I could see him working, I'd start pushing myself. When I could see him in the shower, I'd push myself harder.
You have to believe in yourself when no one else does.
The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.
God made me fast. And when I run, I feel His pleasure.
The team with the best athletes doesn't usually win.
It's the team with the athletes who play best together.
It's not the will to win that matters-everyone has that.
It's the will to prepare to win that matters.
Talent is never enough. With few exceptions the best players are the hardest workers.
When you fall, get right back up. Just keep going, keep pushing it.
Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success.
Natural talent only determines the limits of your athletic potential.
It's dedication and a willingness to discipline your life that makes you great.
Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength.
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.
Each of us has a fire in our hearts for something. It's our goal in life to find it and keep it.
What to do with a mistake: recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it.
I want to be remembered as the guy who gave his all whenever he was on the field.
Sports can do so much. They've given me a framework: meeting new people, confidence, self-esteem, discipline, motivation. All these things I learned, whether I knew I was learning them or not, through sports.
You were born to be a player. You were meant to be here. This moment is yours.
I celebrate a victory when I start walking off the field.
By the time I get to the locker room, I'm done.
Sports for me is when a guy walks off the court, and you really can't tell whether he won or lost, when he carries himself with pride either way.
I don't celebrate because I'm only doing my job. When a postman delivers letters, does he celebrate?
Heroes get remembered, but legends never die.
Teammates are there for each other even after the noise of the crowd is gone.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand
Have fun, because that's what life is all about.
Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement.
Most talented players don't always succeed. Some don't even make the team. It's more what's inside.
It's all about the journey, not the outcome.
The country is full of good coaches. What it takes to win is a bunch of interested players.
The glory of sport is witnessing a well-coached team perform as a single unit, striving for a common goal and ultimately bringing distinction to the jersey the players represent.
When I race my mind is full of doubts - who will finish second, who will finish third?
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.