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18 Inspirational and Motivational Quotes By Athletes

Every athlete searches for the next push. This list gathers motivational quotes from contemporary sports athletes from every age. These athletes are passing on their wisdom statements to you so you can get the same motivational drive that made them go. Consider this list as your private coach, without all the screaming and spitting.

18 Inspirational and Motivational Quotes By Athletes

“Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.”
George Halas

“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.”
Tim Notke

“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.”
Babe Ruth

“The harder the battle, the sweeter the victory.”
Les Brown

“I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”
Michael Jordan

“It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up.”
Vince Lombardi

“There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.”
Derek Jeter

“If you can’t outplay them, outwork them.”
Ben Hogan

“Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.”
Lou Holtz

“If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all?”
Joe Namath

18 Inspirational and Motivational Quotes By Athletes

“I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life a champion.”
Muhammad Ali

“Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement.”
Matt Biondi

“Champions keep playing until they get it right.”
Billie Jean King

“I always felt that my greatest asset was not my physical ability, it was my mental ability.”
Bruce Jenner

“Your love makes me strong, your hate makes me unstoppable.”
Cristiano Ronaldo