Best Sports Quotes

This page is under construction as of 3/1/14. We’re in the process of creating a living and constantly growing list of the top and best motivational, inspirational and funny quotes by athletes, coaches, trainers, actors, etc., that covers everything, from running and training quotes, to football, basketball, soccer, baseball and golf quotes!

As we build out everything, you can go here for a quick list: SPORTS QUOTES DATABASE


Individual Quote Pages:

Click NameFavorite Quote
Ali, Muhammad"The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life."
Holtz, Lou"Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it."
James, LeBron"I like criticism. It makes you strong."
Jordan, Michael"Love is playing every game as if it’s your last."
Lombardi, Vince"Life’s battles don’t always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later the man who wins, is the man who thinks he can."
Owens, Jesse"Find the good. It’s all around you. Find it, showcase it & you’ll start believing in it."
Rockne, Knute"One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than fifty preaching it."
Valvano, Jim"My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me."
Wooden, John"You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you."
Riley, Pat"There’s no such thing as coulda, shoulda, or woulda. If you shoulda and coulda, you woulda done it."
Pele"The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning."
Clemente, Roberto"If you have an opportunity to make things better & you don’t, then you are wasting your time on earth."
Jackson, Phil"Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength."
Berra, Yogi"Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too."
Durant, Kevin"I’m not a guy that’s going to brag or feel like I’m better than the group."
Ashe, Arthur"From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life."