Motivational sports quotes are a great way to pump up your team or your teammates. Sports sayings can be used at the beginning or the end of practice, before a game or even at an awards ceremony.
Be sure to check out these athletic quotes as well to find the perfect quote for your team.
Motivational Sports Quotes
"Sport, as I have discovered, fosters international hostility and leads the audience, no doubt from boredom, to assault and do grievous bodily harm while watching it."
- John Mortimer
"My entire life has been an attempt to get back to the kind of feelings you have on a field. The sense of brotherhood, the esprit de corps, the focus - there being no past or future, just the ball. As trite as it sounds, I was happiest playing ball."
- David Duchovny
"Some people think football is a matter of life and death...I can assure them it is much more serious than that."
- Bill Shankly
"There is no business like show business--except sports business."
- William J. Baker
"Think! How the hell are you gonna think and hit at the same time?"
- Yogi Berra
"If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf."
- Bob Hope
"I'm playing like Tarzan and scoring like Jane."
- Chi Chi Rodriguez (about golf)
"The sport of skiing consists of wearing three thousand dollars' worth of clothes and equipment and driving two hundred miles in the snow in order to stand around at a bar and get drunk."
- P. J. O'Rourke
"You owe it to yourself to be the best you can possible be - in baseball and in life."
- Pete Rose
"One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than 50 preaching it."
- Knute Rockne
"I have only one superstition. I touch all the bases when I hit a home run."
- Babe Ruth
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