One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it.
Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
Never give up! Failure and rejection are only the first step to succeeding.
You have to train your mind like you train your body.
Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second.
It is better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret.
Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.
Enjoy the journey, enjoy every moment, and quit worrying about Winning and losing.
Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up.
Greatness is a lot of small things done well. Day after day, workout after workout, obedience after obedience, day after day.
Every game is an opportunity to measure yourself against your own potential.
I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'
People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.
I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
I became a good pitcher when I stopped trying to make them miss the ball and started trying to make them hit it.
Sports is a metaphor for overcoming obstacles and achieving against great odds. Athletes, in times of difficulty, can be important role models.
I want you to be forever strong on the field, so that you will be forever strong off the field.
The more I practice, the luckier I get.
Sport, like all of life, is about taking your chances.
What you feel doesn’t matter in the end; it’s what you do that makes you brave.
If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf.
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.
The road to Easy Street goes through the sewer.
Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you.
Good is something you do, not something you talk about. Some medals are pinned to your soul, not to your jacket.
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