"If you win through bad sportsmanship - that's no victory."
"Your body can stand almost anything. It's your mind you have to convince."
"If you can' have fun, there is no sense in doing it."
"Everyone must choose one of two pains - one of discipline or the one of regret."
"It's hard to beat a person who never gives up."
"Every setback leaves behind a path to make your comeback."
"People with goals succeed because they know where they're going."
"When you have something to prove, there is nothing greater than a challenge."
"Don't limit your challenges, challenge your limits."
"Talent will get you in the door, but character will keep you in the room."
"We would accomplish many more things if we didn't think of them as impossible." - Vince Lombardi
"The hard days are the best - because that's when champions are made." Gabby Douglas, gymnastics
"Failure I can live with; not trying is what I can't handle."
- Sanya Richards-Ross, Gold Medal Track & Field athlete
"Tonight we skate with them. Tonight we stay with them. And we shut them down because we can. Tonight we are the greatest hockey team in the world."
- Herb Brooks
"A team isn't a bunch of kids out to win. A team is something you belong to, something you feel, something you have to earn.
"No one has ever drowned in sweat."
"You don't have to be great to start - but you have to start to be great."
"Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work."
- John Wooden
"Don't practice until you get it right. Practice until you can't get it wrong."
"Kill them with success and bury them with a smile."
"Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence."
"Do not underestimate the determination of a quiet person."
"Positive expectations are important for your success because you tend to get what you expect."
"You will never know your limits unless you push yourself to them."
"Surround yourself with those on the same mission as you."
"Success is not an accident, success is a choice."
"Don't ruin a good today by thinking of a bad yesterday. LET IT GO."
"The best teams have chemistry, they communicate with each other and they sacrifice personal glory for the common goal."
"The only place 'success' comes before 'work' is in the dictionary."
- Vince Lombardi
"If you are afraid of failure, you don't deserve to be successful."
"Work hard in silence, let success make the noise."
"A creative athlete is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others."
"To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you're not, pretend you are."
"Basketball is basketball and talent is talent. But the mindset of your team makes all the difference."
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus, but a molder of consensus."
- Martin Luther King