New Sports Status Quotes For Whatsapp, Facebook & Instagram
Sports are the acme of hard effort and dedication for sports lovers. Even the most naturally gifted athletes must give it their all to reach the peak of their sport.
We watch sports for the thrills, but we follow them much more for the drama. Nothing beats seeing a team come back from being 3-0 down to win the fourth game, or a boxer rise from the canvas to score a comeback after a knockout.
Sports are about those wonderful moments when human willpower and passion triumph over adversity. These are the memories we have.
Given the nature of athletics, it’s not unexpected that sportsmen have had inspiring and motivating things to say about hard effort, dedication, leadership, winning, and more. The most inspirational sports quotes for athletes and supporters are listed below.
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The only way to prove that you’re a good sport is to lose.”
When you’re riding, only the race in which you’re riding is important.”
Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind.”
I always felt that my greatest asset was not my physical ability, it was my mental ability.”
A trophy carries dust. Memories last forever.”
-Mary Lou Retton
Number one is just to gain a passion for running. To love the morning, to love the trail, to love the pace on the track. And if some kid gets really good at it, that’s cool too.”
Most people give up just when they’re about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown.”
You have to do something in your life that is honorable and not cowardly if you are to live in peace with yourself.”
There may be people that have more talent than you, but theres no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.”
– Derek Jeter
Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.”
One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than 50 preaching it.”
The five S’s of sports training are: stamina, speed, strength, skill, and spirit; but the greatest of these is spirit.”
An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head.”
Somewhere behind the athlete you’ve become and the hours of practice and the coaches who have pushed you is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never looked back… play for her.”
Never give up, never give in, and when the upper hand is ours, may we have the ability to handle the win with the dignity that we absorbed the loss.”
It’s not the will to win that matters—everyone has that. It’s the will to prepare to win that matters.”
-Paul “Bear” Bryant
I became a good pitcher when I stopped trying to make them miss the ball and started trying to make them hit it.”
People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.”
Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they’ve got a second.”
Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.”
Continuous effort — not strength or intelligence — is the key to unlocking our potential.”
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.”
The principle is competing against yourself. It’s about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before.”
You are never really playing an opponent. You are playing yourself, your own highest standards, and when you reach your limits, that is real joy.”
The hardest skill to acquire in this sport is the one where you compete all out, give it all you have, and you are still getting beat no matter what you do. When you have the killer instinct to fight through that, it is very special.”
I hope you found these sports status quotes inspiring. If we missed anything, we’d love to know the quotes that inspire you to love sports and play them.