Sports Quotes

A collection of sports quotes and sayings that could be used for scrapbooking or for encouragement and inspiration.

The breakfast of champions is not cereal, it's the opposition.
Nick Seitz
Thought Provoking  |



Batter UP!
Baseball Saying


I play the game for the game's own sake.
Sherlock Holmes
Attitude   |



Hoop It Up
Basketball Saying


One day of practice is like one day of clean living. It doesn't do you any good.
Abe Lemmons
Sustainability  |



Baseball is the only place in the world that it is OK to steal.
Baseball Saying
Truth  |



Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there.
Bo Jackson
Goals   |



Effort is a measure of a Man.
William James
Positive  |



Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
John Wooden
Inspirational  |



I'll always be Number 1 to myself.
Moses Malone
Optimism   |



Go Figure
Figure Skating Saying


If at first you don't succeed, you are running about average.
M.H. Alderson
Challenge   |



You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
Michael Jordan
Motivational  |



The more I practice, the luckier I get.
Jerry Barber
Action  |



Every day you have to test yourself. If you don't, it's a wasted day.
Terry Butts
Adaptability  |



Race to the Finish
Track and Field Saying


Adversity cause some men to break; others to break records.
William A. Ward
Adversity  |



Just for Kicks
Football Saying


You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
Wayne Gretzky
Choices  |



Dont look back. Something might be gaining on you.
Satchel Paige
Decision  |



Bowling is a Ball
Bowling Saying


Power Play
Hockey Saying


You must not only aim right, but draw the bow with all your might.
Henry David Thoreau
Knowledge  |



Winners don't wait for chances, they take them
Author Unknown
Change  |



It's not over til it's over.
Yogi Berra
Thoughtful   |



I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.
Wayne Gretzky
Experience   |



It is not how big you are, it's how big you play.
Author Unknown
Risk  |



Winning means you're willing to go longer, work harder, and give more than anyone else.
Vince Lombardi
Work  |



You must play boldly to win.
Arnold Palmer
Believe  |



Going the Distance
Sports Saying


I figure practice puts your brains in your muscles.
Sam Snead
Fitness   |



Play Ball
Baseball Saying


Players win games, teams win championships.
Bill Taylor
Helping Others   |



We didn't lose the game; we just ran out of time.
Vince Lombardi
Time   |



Love is playing every game as if it's your last.
Michael Jordan
Enjoyment   |



Sports do not build character. They reveal it.
Haywood Hale Broun
Opportunity   |



Baseball is 90% mental -- the other half is physical.
Yogi Berra
Humor   |



If you don't try to win you might as well hold the Olympics in somebody's back yard.
Jesse Owens
Defeat   |



What a Volley!
Volleyball Saying


Never, never, never give up.
Winston Churchill
Discouraged  |



Shootin' Hoops
Basketball Saying


You gotta be a man to play baseball for a living, but you gotta have a lot of little boy in you, too.
Roy Campanella
Life   |



Sport is a preserver of health.
Hippocrates
Health  |



You have to perform at a consistently higher level than others. That's the mark of a true professional.
Joe Paterno
Example   |



All sports are games of inches.
Dick Ritger


You must remain focused on your journey to greatness.
Les Brown
Dream   |



Champions keep playing until they get it right.
Billie Jean King
Solutions  |



Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.
Babe Ruth
Failure   |



Ingenuity plus courage plus work equals miracles.
Bob Richards
Courage   |



I learn teaching from teachers. I learn golf from golfers. I learn winning from coaches.
Harvey Penick
Learning  |



It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What is tough, is being good every day.
Willie Mays
Difficulties   |



Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Napoleon
Patience  |



You can't make a great play unless you do it first in practice.
Chuck Noll
Proverbs   |



Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way.
Satchel Paige
Overwhelmed   |

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