I have come to the understanding that I am not an athlete but a fan of the game(s). I love watching sports of all sorts and enjoy a few motivational sports quotes.
Motivational Sports Quotes
One thing I don’t take for granted is the preparation it takes to get an individual to a professional status. I know Larry Bird didn’t become an NBA coach overnight. It took years of playing and perfecting what he did best on and off the basketball court.
Today, I felt like sharing a few motivational sports quotes for those parents out there with kids in sports. Maybe this will help inspire you to support your young ones to be all they can be in the game(s) they play.
An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head. – Emil Zatopek
Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind. – Jackie Joyner-Kersee
What makes something special is not just what you have to gain, but what you feel there is to lose. – Andre Agassi
Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you. – Arnold Palmer
Quotes for Young Athletes
Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there. – Bo Jackson
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination. – Tommy Lasorda
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period. – Lou Holtz
If you have everything under control, you’re not moving fast enough.- Mario Andretti
To uncover your true potential you must first find your own limits and then you have to have the courage to blow past them. – Picabo Street
Push yourself again and again. Don’t give an inch until the final buzzer sounds. – Larry Bird
I hated every minute of training, but I said, “Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.” – Muhammad Ali
I’ve learned that something constructive comes from every defeat. – Tom Landry
Inspirational Quotes for Young Athletes
It is not the size of a man but the size of his heart that matters. – Evander Holyfield
Never let the fear of striking out get in your way. – Babe Ruth
You’re never a loser until you quit trying. – Mike Ditka
It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up. – Vince Lombardi
Thank you for reading a few of my quotes for young athletes. If you have any inspirational quotes for young athletes please leave it in the comments.