Key Statements that Shaped the Lives of Sports Legends
1- “100% of the shots you don’t take, never go in.” – Wayne Gretzky, Hall of Fame Hockey Player
2- “You are never a loser until you quit trying.” – Mike Ditka, Hall of Fame Football coach & player
3- “Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do!” – Coach John Wooden
4- Life’s battles don’t always go to the stronger or faster. Sooner or later he who wins, is he who thinks he can win! – Vice Lombardi
5- “If I’ve learned nothing else, it’s that time and practice equal achievement” – Andre Agassi, Tennis great
6- “I motivate players through communication, being honest with them, having them respect and appreciate your ability and your help.” – Tommy Lasorda, LA Dodgers, Manager
7- “There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.” – Roger Staubach, former Quarterback Dallas Cowboys
8- “Never let the fear of “striking out” get in your way.” – Babe Ruth, Baseball Great
9- “Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.” – Coach John Wooden
10- “Failures are expected by losers, ignored by winners.” - Joe Gibbs, Coach Washington Redskins.
11- “Keeping ridiculous hours doesn’t mean you’ll be successful.” - Tony Dungy, former coach Indianapolis Colts Super Bowl Champions
12- “My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give. He believed in me.” – Coach Jim Valvano, North Carolina State NCAA Basketball Champions
13- “Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – A commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek!” – Mario Andretti, Champion Race Car Driver
14- “Don’t be average. It’s the worst of the best and the best of the worst.” – Dale Murphy, Atlanta Braves former All-start Center Fielder
15- “I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls NBA great.