Good, Better, Best. Never let it rest. Until your Good is Better, and your Better is your Best.— Unknown Author
Bumbling Inspiring Athlete quotations
I knew when I met you an adventure is going to happen.
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.
Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.
The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.
You have to believe in yourself when no one else does.
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.
Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.
During my 18 years I came to bat almost 10,000 times.
I struck out about 1,700 times and walked maybe 1,800 times. You figure a ballplayer will average about 500 at-bats a season. That means I played 7 years without ever hitting the ball.
There are only two options regarding commitment; you’re either in or you’re out.
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One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
It's not the will to win that matters-everyone has that.
It's the will to prepare to win that matters.
The team with the best athletes doesn't usually win.
It's the team with the athletes who play best together.
Talent is never enough. With few exceptions the best players are the hardest workers.
You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.
Remember the saying, What doesn't kill you, makes you stronger? It's true!
Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success.
Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
What to do with a mistake: recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it.
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.
Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
I want to be remembered as the guy who gave his all whenever he was on the field.
Each of us has a fire in our hearts for something. It's our goal in life to find it and keep it.
I celebrate a victory when I start walking off the field.
By the time I get to the locker room, I'm done.
One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.
You were born to be a player. You were meant to be here. This moment is yours.
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.
Heroes get remembered, but legends never die.
Always remember to fall asleep with a dream and wake up with a purpose.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand
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.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
The more I run, the more I want to run, and the more I live a life conditioned and influenced and fashioned by my running. And the more I run, the more certain I am that I am heading for my real goal: to become the person I am.
The country is full of good coaches. What it takes to win is a bunch of interested players.
If you dream and you allow yourself to dream you can do anything.
Don't let the past steal your present. Your past has not defined, deterred or defeated you. It has only strengthened who you are today.
It's all about the journey, not the outcome.
Never give up! Failure and rejection are only the first step to succeeding.
There is something about the ritual of the race - putting on the number, lining up, being timed - that brings out the best in us.
Never underestimate the heart of a champion.
You owe it to yourself to be the best you can possibly be - in baseball and in life.