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 Quotes



Batter UP!
Baseball Saying


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



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 Quotes



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



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 Quotes



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



I'll always be Number 1 to myself.
Moses Malone
Optimistic Quotes



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
Positive Quotes About 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 Quotes



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 Quotes



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
Humorous Quotes



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



What a Volley!
Volleyball Saying


Never, never, never give up.
Winston Churchill
Discouragement Quotes



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
Difficult Times Quotes



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 Quotes


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