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Best 50 Short Motivational Quotes from the World of Sports – Win!

It’s not the will
to win that matters;
everyone has that.
It’s the will
to prepare to win
that matters.

Paul William “Bear” Bryant

(1913 – 1983, American college football player and coach)

Winning Quote: Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there - Bo Jackson

Natural abilities
are like natural plants;
they need pruning by study.

Arnold Jacob “Red” Auerbach

(1917 – 2006, American basketball coach)

Just keep going.
Everybody gets better
if they keep at it.

Theodore Samuel “Ted” Williams

(1918 – 2002, American professional baseball player, and manager)

It is better
to fail aiming high
than to succeed
aiming low.

William Edward “Bill” Nicholson

(1919 – 2004, English football player, coach, manager and scout)

A winner never stops trying.
Tom Landry

(1924 – 2000, American football player and coach)

It is useless
to put on your brakes
when you’re upside down.

Paul Leonard Newman

(1925 – 2008, American actor, entrepreneur,
professional racing driver, and auto racing team owner)

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

Joseph Vincent “Joe” Paterno

(1926 – 2012, sometimes referred to as “JoePa”,
American college football coach)

Concentration comes out
of a combination
of confidence and hunger.

Arnold Daniel Palmer

(1929 – 2016, American professional golfer,
who is generally regarded as one of the greatest players in the history)

The man
who can drive himself further
once the effort gets painful
is the man
who will win.

Sir Roger Gilbert Bannister

(*1929, retired English athlete, doctor and academic,
who ran the first sub-four-minute mile)

Success is not forever
and failure isn’t fatal.

Donald Francis “Don” Shula

(*1930, retired American football cornerback and coach)

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  1. Great job. Nice blog regarding quotes.All the list you mentioned in it is very inspirational and motivational. After reading it i come to the point that it filled a person with motivation and inspire him towards life. It is full of with positive energy. I like all the quotes. I would also like to share it with my friends and dear and near ones. Thanks for sharing.