50+ Inspirational Sports Quote Of The Day

Whether it is a sports motivational quote or a simple inspirational story that you are trying to get across to the reader, there are a wide variety of things that can make a good inspiring sports quote. However, as with any quote that you use in your own life, you should be careful not to take anything too literally. If you are using the quote to convey something that you want to say, you may need to tone it down. For example, if you are trying to encourage someone about something that is going on in their life or to give someone encouragement for something that they are facing, you would want to make sure that you did not end up sounding too forceful.

Another thing that you will want to keep in mind when using an inspirational sports quote of the day is that you should never use it when you are actually giving out motivation. Many people have taken this to be a license to use any old quote and many times this has actually backfired. For example, if you were to give a motivational speech at work, you would not want to give out a quote such as “Winners Never Quit and Quitters Never Win.” This might sound like a good piece of advice but it can actually be quite dangerous to be giving out this type of advice.

It is also important to realize that you do not need to use a sports motivational quote of the day to give yourself the boost that you need to win. Sometimes all you need to do is to put some extra effort into what you are doing. When you are trying to motivate yourself, you may be tempted to use your favorite sports quotes and to do so, you will most likely be in for some major disappointment. Instead, spend some time doing some sort of work in which you can really enjoy it.

Inspirational Sports Quote Of The Day

“Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.”– Ted Williams

“One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than 50 preaching it.”– Knute Rockne

“The five S’s of sports training are: stamina, speed, strength, skill, and spirit; but the greatest of these is spirit.”– Ken Doherty

“If you fail to prepare, you’re prepared to fail.”– Mark Spitz

“How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.”– Lou Holtz

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

“Champions keep playing until they get it right.”– Billie Jean King

“Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement.”– Matt Biondi

“Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.”– George F. Will

“You were born to be a player. You were meant to be here. This moment is yours.”– Herb Brooks

“I became a good pitcher when I stopped trying to make them miss the ball and started trying to make them hit it.”– Sandy Koufax

“If you can’t outplay them, outwork them.”– Ben Hogan

“People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.”– Rogers Hornsby

“Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they’ve got a second.”– William James

“Stubbornness usually is considered a negative; but I think that trait has been a positive for me.”– Cal Ripken Jr.

“You’ve got to take the initiative and play your game. In a decisive set, confidence is the difference.”– Chris Evert

“Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.”– Mike Singletary

“An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head.”– Emil Zatopek

“Most talented players don’t always succeed. Some don’t even make the team. It’s more what’s inside.”– Brett Favre“One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team. ”– Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

“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.”– Mia Hamm

“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 seven years without ever hitting the ball.”– Mickey Mantle

“I never left the field saying I could have done more to get ready and that gives me peace of mind.”– Peyton Manning

“Show me a guy who’s afraid to look bad, and I’ll show you a guy you can beat every time.”– Lou Brock

“If you can believe it, the mind can achieve it.”– Ronnie Lott

“If you don’t have confidence, you’ll always find a way not to win.”– Carl Lewis

“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

“What do do with a mistake: recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it.”– Dean Smith

“Push yourself again and again. Don’t give an inch until the final buzzer sounds.”– Larry Bird

“If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all?”– Joe Namath

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

“Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do.”– John Wooden

“Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better.”– Pat Riley

“The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.”– Joe Paterno

“Adversity cause some men to break; others to break records.”– William A. Ward

“Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way.”– Satchel Paige

“Some people say I have attitude – maybe I do…but I think you have to. You have to believe in yourself when no one else does – that makes you a winner right there. ”– Venus Williams

“Win If You Can, Lose If You Must, But NEVER QUIT!”– Cameron Trammell

“Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.”– Mike Singletary

“My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.”– Hank Aaron

“I didn’t believe in team motivation. I believe in getting a team prepared so it knows it will have the necessary confidence when it steps on the field and be prepared to play a good game.”– Tom Landry

“Leadership, like coaching, is fighting for the hearts and souls of men and getting them to believe in you.”– Eddie Robinson

“You win some, you lose some, and some get rained out, but you gotta suit up for them all.”– J. Askenberg

 “It is not the size of a man but the size of his heart that matters.”– Evander Holyfield

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

“Never give up! Failure and rejection are only the first step to succeeding.”– Jim Valvano

“You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.”– Wayne Gretzky

“There are only two options regarding commitment. You’re either IN or you’re OUT. There is no such thing as life in-between.”– Pat Riley

“Gold medals aren’t really made of gold. They’re made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.”– Dan Gable

“I’ve missed more than 9,000 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

“A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t.”– Jack Dempsey

“It ain’t over till it’s over.”– Yogi Berra

“You’re only as strong as your weakest link.”– Phil Jackson