1: “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” – Tim Notke

2: “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth

3: “The harder the battle, the sweeter the victory.” – Les Brown

4: “Never say never because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.” – Michael Jordan

5: “Today, you have 100% of your life left.” – Tom Landry

6: “You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.” – Michael Jordan

7:  “Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.” – Vince Lombardi

8: “There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.” – Derek Jeter

9: “When you’ve got something to prove, there’s nothing greater than a challenge.” – Terry Bradshaw

10: Don’t wish for it work for it.

11:It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up.— Vince Lombardi

12: “The only way to prove that you’re a good sport is to lose.”– Ernie Banks

13: “Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind.”– Jackie Joyner-Kersee

14: “I always felt that my greatest asset was not my physical ability, it was my mental ability.”– Bruce Jenner

15: “A trophy carries dust. Memories last forever.”– Mary Lou Retton

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

17: “I’ve learned that something constructive comes from every defeat.”– Tom Landry

18: “Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.”– Bo Jackson

19: “Cancer can take away all my physical abilities. It cannot touch my mind, it cannot touch my heart and it cannot touch my soul. And those three things are going to carry on forever.” – Jimmy Valvano

20: “I’ve failed over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan

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

22:  “To uncover your true potential you must first find your own limits and then you have to have the courage to blow past them.” – Picabo Street

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

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

25: “Wisdom is always an over match for strength.” – Phil Jackson

26: “Good is not good when better is expected.” – Vin Scully

27: “Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.” – Lou Holtz

28: “Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up.” – Dean Karnazes

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

30: Look in the mirror. That’s your competition.

31: If it is important to you, you will find a way. If not you’ll find an excuse.

32: “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.”

33: You are your only limit.

34: People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.

35: Winner never quit and quitters never win.

36: Be the best version of you.

37: Find your why, then find your how.

38: Sports do no build character. They reveal it .

39: If you don’t practice you don’t deserve to win.

40: “A champion is afraid of losing.Everyone else is afraid of winning.”

41: Let your fear of failure be your motivation to succeed.

42: Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.

43: If it doesn’t challenge you it won’t change you.

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

45: “Make each day your masterpiece.” – John Wooden

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

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

48: “I never worry about the problem. I worry about the solution.” – Shaquille O’Neal

49: “It’s all about the journey, not the outcome.” – Carl Lewis

50: Inhale confidence. Exhale doubt.

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