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20 inspirational sports quotes from various athletes, coaches, and sports personalities

"Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard." - Tim Notke

"The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person's determination." - Tommy Lasorda

"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take." - Wayne Gretzky

"It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up." - Vince Lombardi

"Champions keep playing until they get it right." - Billie Jean King

"Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice, and most of all, love of what you are doing." - Pelé

"The only way to prove that you're a good sport is to lose." - Ernie Banks

"The harder the battle, the sweeter the victory." - Les Brown

"Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going." - Sam Levenson

"You can't put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get." - Michael Phelps

"Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful." - Albert Schweitzer

"It's not the will to win that matters—everyone has that. It's the will to prepare to win that matters." - Paul "Bear" Bryant

"The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning." - Pele

"The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary." - Vidal Sassoon

"Sports do not build character, they reveal it." - John Wooden

"The pain you feel today will be the strength you feel tomorrow." - Unknown

"You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them." - Michael Jordan

"The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall." - Nelson Mandela

"Believe you can and you're halfway there." - Theodore Roosevelt

"The only one who can tell you 'you can't' is you. And you don't have to listen." - Nike

These quotes capture the essence of dedication, perseverance, and the indomitable spirit that is often associated with sports. They serve as reminders of the mindset and attitude required to overcome challenges and achieve greatness in any sporting endeavor. SEND ME YOUR FAVORITE THAT YOU'VE FOUND!!

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