For sports fans, sports are the epitome of hard work work and dedication. To get to the pinnacle of their sport, even the most naturally gifted athletes have to give it their all.
Yes, we watch sports for the excitement, but even moreso, we watch it for the drama. There’s nothing more exciting than seeing a team come back to win that 4th series game after being down 0-3, or a fighter getting off the canvas to score a come from behind knock-out.
Sports are known for producing the most remarkable athletes, colorful characters, influential leaders and memorable heroes – those incredible moments where sheer human will and desire overcomes the odds. These are the moments we remember. With that in mind, we’ve collected the best quotes from legends in the world of sports for every day.
Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it. Michael Jordan, basketball icon (1984-2003)
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, longtime Yankees shortstop (1995-2014)
Champions keep playing until they get it right. Billie Jean King, International Hall of Fame tennis star (1959-1983)
If you have everything under control, you’re not moving fast enough.Mario Andretti, world champion racing driver (1968-1982)
You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.Michael Phelps, Olympic-medal winning swimmer (present)