Good, Better, Best. Never let it rest. Until your Good is Better, and your Better is your Best.— Unknown Author
Pioneering Motivate Athletes quotations
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
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.
Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.
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.
Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no mater how slow.
God made me fast. And when I run, I feel His pleasure.
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.
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
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.
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
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.
Each of us has a fire in our hearts for something. It's our goal in life to find it and keep it.
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.
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.
I want to be remembered as the guy who gave his all whenever he was on the field.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
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.
I celebrate a victory when I start walking off the field.
By the time I get to the locker room, I'm done.
You were born to be a player. You were meant to be here. This moment is yours.
The hardest walk is walking alone, but it's also the walk that makes you the strongest.
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.
A little progress each day adds up to bg results.
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
Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement.
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass away.
Have fun, because that's what life is all about.
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.
If you stumble, make it part of the dance.
The country is full of good coaches. What it takes to win is a bunch of interested players.
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.
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.