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

One man can be
a crucial ingredient on a team,
but one man cannot
make a team.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

(*1947, retired American professional basketball player
who played 20 seasons in the NBA)

Winning Quote: It is better to fail aiming high than to succeed aiming low - Bill Nicholson

Every disadvantage has
its advantage.

Hendrik Johannes Cruijff

(1947 – 2016, better known as Johan Cruyff;
Dutch footballer and player/manager of both Ajax & FC Barcelona)

Every defeat
is a victory in itself.

Francisco Maturana García

(*1949, also known as “Pacho”,
Colombian ex-footballer and manager)

To be great
we need to win games
we aren’t supposed
to win.

Julius Winfield Erving II

(*1950, commonly known by the nickname Dr. J,
retired American basketball player)

You win some,
lose some,
and wreck some.

Ralph Dale Earnhardt, Sr.

(1951 – 2001, American race car driver and team owner)

To finish first,
you must first finish.

Rick Ravon Mears

(*1951, retired American race car driver,
four-time winner of the Indianapolis 500)

It is better
to win ten times 1-0
than to win once 10-0.

Vahid “Vaha” Halilhodžic’

(*1952, former Bosnian football player,
and current manager of the Algerian national football team)

You don’t win championships
by just being normal,
by just being average.

William Theodore “Bill” Walton III

(*1952, nicknamed “The Big Red-Head”,
retired American basketball player and television sportscaster)

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

Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Jr.

(*1959, retired American professional basketball player)

Getting to the top
is optional.
Getting down
is mandatory.

Edmund Viesturs

(*1959, high-altitude mountaineer,
first American who climbed all fourteen
of the world’s eight-thousander mountain peaks)

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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.