Good, Better, Best. Never let it rest. Until your Good is Better, and your Better is your Best.— Unknown Author
Bumbling Inspiring Athlete 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.
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.
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.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision.
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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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.
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.
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.
Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength.
What to do with a mistake: recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it.
Each of us has a fire in our hearts for something. It's our goal in life to find it and keep it.
I want to be remembered as the guy who gave his all whenever he was on the field.
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.
Heroes get remembered, but legends never die.
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.
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.
There is something about the ritual of the race - putting on the number, lining up, being timed - that brings out the best in us.
The country is full of good coaches. What it takes to win is a bunch of interested players.
It's all about the journey, not the outcome.
If you dream and you allow yourself to dream you can do anything.
Never give up! Failure and rejection are only the first step to succeeding.
You've got to take the initiative and play your game.
In a decisive set, confidence is the difference.