You find that you have peace of mind and can enjoy yourself, get more sleep, and rest when you know that it was a one hundred percent effort that you gave - win or lose.
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.
You have to believe in yourself when no one else does.
If you don't have confidence, you'll always find a way not to win.
Each of us has a fire in our hearts for something. It's our goal in life to find it and keep it.
Show me a guy who's afraid to look bad, and I'll show you a guy you can beat every time.
I always felt that my greatest asset was not my physical ability, it was my mental ability.
You were born to be a player. You were meant to be here. This moment is yours.
There is no such thing as life in-between.
The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it.
You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
I run on the road long before I dance under the lights.
The potential for greatness lives within us all.
To be a champ you have to believe in yourself when no one else will.
One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it.
If you aren't going all the way, why go at all?
There are only two options regarding commitment; you’re either in or you’re out.
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
It is not the size of a man but the size of his heart that matters.
Durability is part of what makes a great athlete.
Mental will is a muscle that needs exercise, just like the muscles of the body.
The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses - behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights.
There has never been a great athlete who died not knowing what pain is.
The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
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