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Thousands of quotes have been recorded from the world of sports throughout history. Based on which quotes actually inspire you, you can honestly probably take any 10 quotes and put them on a list. With that in mind, I’d like to say I chose this list personally when looking over pages and pages of quotes, and chose the ones that I think can relate to everyone, because there is no right answer to a list of this nature:


10. “Winners don’t wait for chances. They take them.”

– Anonymous


9. “Don’t look back. Something might be gaining on you.”

– Satchel Paige


8. “Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out if they’ve got a second one.”

– William James


7. “You learn you can do your best even when it’s hard, even when you’re tired and hurting a little bit. It feels good to show some courage.”

– Joe Namath


6. “To succeed, you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.”

– Tony Dorsett.


5. “Never give up. Failure and rejection are only the first step to succeeding”

– Jim Valvano


4. “A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t.”

– Jack Dempsey


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

– Tommy Lasorda


2. “I firmly believe that any man’s finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out for a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious.”

– Vince Lombardi


1. “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









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