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Top 20 Sport Quotes


No 1 (Best quote!)Sport Quotations

An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head.

- Emil Zátopek (1922-2000), Czech athlete, pictured right.



No 2Sport Quotations

Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is,

- Vince Lombardi (1913-70), pictured right, American football coach.


Sport Quotations

Martina Navratilova (1956- ), pictured right,the Czech-born American tennis player, said something similar:

Whoever said, 'It's not whether you win or lose that counts,' probably lost.



No 3Sport Quotations

Some people think football is a matter of life and death…I can assure them it is much more serious than that.

- Bill Shankly (1914–81), pictured right, Scottish football (soccer) manager, pictured right.



No 4Sport Quotations

The more I practise, the luckier I get.

- Gary Player (1935- ), South African golfer, pictured right.



No 5Sport Quotations

I set great store in certain qualities which I believe to be essential in addition to skill. They are that the person conducts his or her life with dignity, with integrity, courage, and perhaps most of all, with modesty.

- Don Bradman (1908-2001), Australian cricketer, pictured right.



No 6Sport Quotations

If you can believe it, the mind can achieve it.

- Ronnie Lott (1959- ), American football player, pictured right.



No 7Sport Quotations

A champion is someone who gets up when he can't.

- Jack Dempsey (1895-1983), American boxer, pictured right.



No 8Sport Quotations

Golf and sex are the only things you can enjoy without being good at them!

- Jimmy Demaret (1910-83), American golfer, pictured right.



No 9Sport Quotations

Golf is a good walk spoiled.

- Mark Twain (1835-1910), American writer, pictured right.



No 10Sport Quotations

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

- Tommy Lasorda (1927- ), American baseball player, pictured right.



No 11Sport Quotations

Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.

- John Wooden (1910-2010), American basketball player and coach, pictured right.



No 12Sport Quotations

Sportsmanship 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.

- Jim Courier (1970- ), American tennis player, pictured right.



No 13Sport Quotations

Excellence is not a singular act but a habit. You are what you do repeatedly.

- Shaquille O'Neal (1972- ), pictured right, American basketball player.



No 14Sport Quotations

Talent is God-given; be humble. Fame is man-given; be thankful. Conceit is self-given; be careful.

- John Wooden (1910-2010), American basketball player and coach, pictured right.



No 15Sport Quotations

A good coach will make his players see what they can be rather than what they are.

- Ara Parseghian (1923- ), American football coach, pictured right.



No 16Sport Quotations

Football doesn't build character, it reveals character!

- Marv Levy (1925- ), American football coach, pictured right.



No 17Sport Quotations

Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.

- Jesse Owens (1913-80, American athlete, pictured right.



No 18Sport Quotations

The bigger they are, the further they have to fall.

- Robert (Bob) Fitzsimmons (1863–1917), English-born New Zealand boxer, pictured right.



No 19Sport Quotations

He can run. But he can't hide.

(talking about Billy Conn, his opponent, before a heavyweight title fight, 19 June 1946)

- Joe Louis (1914–81), American boxer , pictured right  



No 20Sport Quotations

A game is exactly what is made of it by the character of the men playing it.

Neville Cardus (1888-1975), pictured right, English cricket writer.



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