30 Inspirational Sports Quotes

Celebrate athletes from all around with these inspirational sports quotes. We may not compete in the Olympics like a lot of our sports idols but we practice, work hard, and do our best nevertheless.

In this post, we share more than 30 motivational quotes about sport. Enjoy!

Inspirational Sports Quotes

Some people dream of success…others stay awake to achieve it. – Unknown

Winning means you’re willing to go longer, work harder, and give more than anyone else. – Vince Lombardior

athletic quotes

I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. – Michael Jordan

Don’t practice until you get it right. Practice until you can’t get it wrong. – Unknown

motivational sports quotes

At one point in your life you either have the thing you want or the reasons why you don’t – Andy Roddick

There is no glory in practice, but without practice, there is no glory… – Unknown

sports inspirational quotes

Winners never quit and quitters never win. Sports do not build character. They reveal it. – Heywood Broun

sports quotes

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. – Homer Rice

Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them – a desire, a dream, a vision. – Muhammad Ali

inspirational sports quotes

Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it. – Michael Jordan

I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion’. – Muhammed Ali

quotes for sports

It’s not the will to win that matters—everyone has that. It’s the will to prepare to win that matters. – Paul  Bryant

inspirational quotes for athletes

Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you. – Arnold Palmer

Even when you’ve played the game of your life, it’s the feeling of teamwork that you’ll remember. You’ll forget the plays, the shots, and the scores, but you’ll never forget your teammates. – Deborah Miller Palmore

quotes about sports

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination. – Tommy Lasorda

athlete quotes

Most people give up just when they’re about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown – Ross Perot

Winners never quit and quitters never win. – Vince Lombardi

good sports quotes

Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there. – John Wooden

inspiring sports quotes

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a man’s determination.

Pain is only temporary but victory is forever. – Jeremy H

motivational words for athletes

You don’t always get what you wish for, you get what you work for.

sporting quotes

If you only ever give 90% in training then you will only ever give 90% when it matters – Michael Owen

The principle is competing against yourself. It’s about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before. – Steve Young

inspirational football quotes

What you lack in talent can be made up with desire, hustle, and giving 110 percent all the time. – Don Zimmer

sports motivational quotes

To uncover your true potential you must first find your own limits and then you have to have the courage to blow past them. – Picabo Street

Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard. – Unknown

best sports quotes

Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period. – Lou Holtz

great sports quotes

If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat. – Herschel Walker

If you have everything under control, you’re not moving fast enough. – Mario Andretti

famous sports quotes

You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get. – Michael Phelps

quotes on sports

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