Good, Better, Best. Never let it rest. Until your Good is Better, and your Better is your Best.— Unknown Author
Delightful Great Sports quotations
Silence is a source of great strength.
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.
Make today so awesome, yesterday gets jealous.
Victory is in having done your best. If you've done your best, you've won.
You have to believe in yourself when no one else does.
Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose.
Great minds discuss ideas.Average minds discuss events.Small minds discuss people.
Winning as a team is better than anything. It's great to share success.
I look into eyes, shake their hand, pat their back, and wish them luck, but I am thinking, I am going to bury you.
This is the greatest thing about sports - you play to win the game.
Hello? You don't play to just play it. When you start telling me it doesn't matter, then retire, get out, because it matters.
Failure is a great teacher, and, if you are open to it, every mistake has a lesson to offer.
You must show no mercy...nor have any belief whatsoever in how others judge you...for your greatness will silence them all.
To be candid with you, free agency hurts all sports.
It's great for athletes making an enormous amount of money. But to say it helps the sports, I don't believe that.
If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it.
Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you’re not, pretend you are.
The idea is not to block every shot. The idea is to make your opponent believe that you might block every shot.
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.
You need a little bit of insanity to do great things.
Rhythm is everything in boxing. Every move you make starts with your heart, and that's in rhythm or you're in trouble.
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.
Greatness is a lot of small things done well.
Day after day, workout after workout, obedience after obedience, day after day.
To a great mind, nothing is little.
Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.
The three toughest fighters I ever fought were Sugar Ray Robinson, Sugar Ray Robinson and Sugar Ray Robinson. I fought Sugar so many times, I'm surprised I'm not diabetic.
Talent is never enough. With few exceptions the best players are the hardest workers.
Average people have great ideas. Legends have great execution.
A good coach will make his players see what they can be rather than what they are.
Believe me, the reward is not so great without the struggle.
Every kid around the world who plays soccer wants to be Pele.
I have a great responsibility to show them not just how to be like a soccer player, but how to be like a man.
It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.
Natural talent only determines the limits of your athletic potential.
It's dedication and a willingness to discipline your life that makes you great.
What to do with a mistake: recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it.
You were born to be a player. You were meant to be here. This moment is yours.
No one has ever made himself great by showing how small someone else is.
Great moments are born from great opportunities.
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.
It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.
Acknowledge all of your small victories. They will eventually add up to something great.
What makes the difference between a great player and just a normal player is dedication, work, commitment.
He can run, but he can't hide.
The one thing I miss is hitchhiking. Now there's no more of that. When's the last time you saw a hitchhiker? It's not that I consider it a great sport, but it was my way of seeing the country. The open road, especially in the western United States, is still very pristine, but everything else around it has changed.
The more honor and self-respect among players, the greater the team.