Jeff Farris
Here is a list of favorite sports quotes....

We didn't lose the game; we just ran out of time.
Vince Lombardi

If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
Vince Lombardi

Strength does not come from physical capacity, it comes from an indomitable will.
Mahatma Gandhi

Slump? I ain't in no slump. I just ain't hittin.
Yogi Berra

All I want out life, is that when I walk down the street folks will say, "There  goes the greatest hitter that ever lived."
Ted Williams

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

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

I really lack the words to compliment myself today.
Alberto Tomba

How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
Lou Holtz

My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or
have trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.
Hank Aaron

The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
Joe Paterno

We must either find a way or make one.

Perhaps the single most important element in mastering the techniques and tactics of racing is experience. But once you have the fundamentals, acquiring experience  is a matter of time.
Greg LeMond

To succeed, you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Tony Dorsett

Ask not what your teammates can do for you. Ask what you can do for your teammates.
Magic Johnson

Set your goals high and don't stop till you get there.
Bo Jackson

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

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Darrel Royal

If you believe it, the mind can achieve it.
Ronnie Lott

Setting a goal is not the main thing. It is deciding how you will go about achieving it and staying with that plan.
Tom Landry

It is not necessarily the amount of time you spend at practice that counts; it's what you put into the practice.
Eric Lindros

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

The best and fastest way to learn a sport is to watch and imitate a champion.
Jean-Claude Killy

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
Mark Twain

Show me a guy who's afraid to look bad, and I'll show you a guy you can beat every time.
Lou Brock

The harder you work, the luckier you get.
Gary Player

You cannot be successful without passion. If you don’t love what you’re doing, if you don’t have passion for it - forget it. Do something else. You’ll be much more successful and you’ll lead a lot happier life.
Donald Trump

The minute you start talking about what you're going to do if you lose, you have lost.
George Schultz

The ones who want to achieve and win championships motivate themselves.
Mike Ditka

The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.
Eddie Robinson

There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.
Michel de Montaigne

I became an optimist when I discovered that I wasn't going to win any more games by being anything else.
Earl Weaver

There is no victory at bargain basement prices.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Triumph is just try with a little umph added.

It's not whether you get knocked down; it's whether you get up.
Vince Lombardi

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
Theodore Roosevelt

Winners have simply formed the habit of doing things losers don't like to do.
Albert Gray

Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

All our dreams can come true...if we have the courage to pursue them.
Walt Disney
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