The Best Ways to Utilize Famous Quotes

Motivate your players with famous quotes

Motivation Through Quotes
Need a way to get your players excited? Ready to rock the field? Put one in the win column?

There’s an alarming fact that most people are too impatient to read quotes. Most of us just don’t have the time , but understand it requires much more than reading good long prose from the reader. A good quote requires the reader to pause to contemplate the real meaning of a single sentence or a few sentences. Know the meaning behind it, in fact people want to know who has said it if it evoked an emotion or some kind of deep connection or thought.

Rather than beat them over the head with coach talk, why not quote a famous sports player to rev-up the team? Here are some popular quotes spoken by some of the best known sports figures in the industry circulating around the Internet.

Why not try one today?

“Love is playing every game as if it’s your last.”

—Michael Jordan

“Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them — a desire, a dream, a vision.”

—Muhammad Ali

“It’s supposed to be hard. If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. The hard is what makes it great.”

— Tom Hanks, “A League of Their Own”

“Winning is not a sometime thing; it’s an all time thing. You don’t win once in a while, you don’t do things right once in a while … you do them right all the time. Winning is a habit.Unfortunately, so is losing.

— Vince Lombardi

“Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.”

— John Wooden, Basketball Coach

“If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat.”

— Hershel Walker

“One thing I hate is people screaming at me. If you want me to do something, talk to me. When someone screams at me to hurry up, I slow down.”

— Mario Lemieux

“It is possible to do everything right with no mistakes and still lose. That’s just life! But if you approach a challenge tentative and afraid that you will make mistakes, you will lose! Do your best; trust in yourself and what you learned.”

—Tony Calabrese

“You said we’re a team. One person struggles, we all struggle. One person triumphs, we all triumph.”

— Coach Carter

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