Good, Better, Best. Never let it rest. Until your Good is Better, and your Better is your Best.— Unknown Author
Cheerful Good Sports quotations
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
Good is something you do, not something you talk about.
Some medals are pinned to your soul, not to your jacket.
Exercise is king. Nutrition is queen. Put them together and you've got a kingdom.
When you see a good move, look for a better one.
A good coach will make his players see what they can be rather than what they are.
Rugby is a good occasion for keeping thirty bullies far from the center of the city.
You don't win by being good. You win with hard work and sacrifice. Without that, skill is just potential.
Sure, luck means a lot in football. Not having a good quarterback is bad luck.
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What is tough, is being good every day.
Though I am an old horse, and have seen and heard a great deal, I never yet could make out why men are so fond of this sport; they often hurt themselves, often spoil good horses, and tear up the fields, and all for a hare, or a fox, or a stag, that they could get more easily some other way; but we are only horses, and don't know.
We had a good team on paper. Unfortunately, the game was played on grass.
I hope I epitomize the American dream.
For I came against long odds, from the ghetto to the very top of my profession. I was not immediately good at basketball. It did not come easy. It came as the result of a lot of hard work and self-sacrifice. The rewards, where they worth it? One thousand times over.
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.
When I dunk, I put something on it. I want the ball to hit the floor before I do.
The country is full of good coaches. What it takes to win is a bunch of interested players.
Be so good they can't ignore you.
People in the States used to think that if girls were good at sports their sexuality would be affected. Being feminine meant being a cheerleader, not being an athlete. The image of women is changing now. You don't have to be pretty for people to come and see you play. At the same time, if you're a good athlete, it doesn't mean you're not a woman.
Sport fosters many things that are good; teamwork and leadership.
A good catcher is the quarterback, the carburetor, the lead dog, the pulse taker, the traffic cop and sometimes a lot of unprintable things, but no team gets very far without one.
The mark of great sportsmen is not how good they are at their best, but how good they are their worst.
Good coaching may be defined as the development of character, personality and habits of players, plus the teaching of fundamentals and team play.
If you win through bad sportsmanship that's no real victory.
Before I go out on the field every day, I tell myself, 'You are having fun, and you want to set a good example to those who are watching.
I later discovered that in order to be a good athlete one must care intensely what is happening with a ball, even if one doesn't have possession of it. This was ultimately my failure: my inability to work up a passion for the location of balls.
I do good when people doubt me. When someone says I can't do something, I want to do more. I won't back down from anybody.
Neither winning nor losing means as much to me as knowing the crowd has enjoyed my match. Some players feel that winning is everything and that losing is a disaster. Not me. I want the spectators to take home a good memory.
It is under the greatest adversity that there exists the greatest potential for doing good, both for oneself and others.
Sex and golf are the two things you can enjoy even if you're not good at them.
Comparisons are really no good in sport, especially if it is a comparison between different eras and generations, for there are so many variables that come into play, starting from the quality of the opposition to playing conditions.
Good sportsmanship means treating others with respect. I consider myself a pretty good sport.
I used to play sports. Then I realized you can buy trophies. Now I am good at everything.
Being a role model is the most powerful form of educating.
Youngsters need good models more than they need critics. It's one of a parent's greatest responsibilities and opportunities.
So they left the subject and played croquet, which is a very good game for people who are annoyed with one another, giving many opportunities for venting rancor.
God Almighty never intended that the devil should triumph over the Church.
He never intended that the saloons should walk rough-shod over Christianity.