We have witnessed some of the incredible sports persons and athletes and it’s not only their records that has been inspiring us but their sayings too.
Does your Favourite player or Team inspire you?

Well for me, it’s absolutely true.

And you know what’s the best part is?

Their sayings have always been describing their journey, which inspires the most.

Arthur Ashe’s Why Me??

Arthur Ashe's why me

When Arthur Ashe was suffering from Aids due to infected blood transmission during his heart surgery, he receives a letter in which one of his fan had asked him question, Why does God have to select you for such a bad disease?”.

To this Arthur Ashe replied:

The world over–50,000,000 children start playing tennis,5,000,000 learn to play tennis,500,000 learn professional tennis, 50,000. 27 come to the circuit, 5000 reach the grand slam, 50 reach the Wimbledon, 4 to semi finals, 2 to finals. When I was the one holding the cup, I never asked god “Why me?”. And today in pain, I should not be asking GOD “why me?”.

Probably the most inspiring saying I’ve ever heard, now let us have a look I’ve collected the Most Inspirational Sports quotes of all time for you, enjoy reading them.


I start early, and I stay late, day after day after day, year after year. It took me 17 years and 114 days to become an overnight success. –Messi

Lionel Messi


“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. –Michael Jordan

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

Michael Jordan

I hated every minute of training, but I said, “Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion. — Muhammad Ali

“Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing. — Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali

Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever. — Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong

Play for the name on the front of the shirt and they’ll remember the name on the back. Tony Adams

Inspirational Quote by Tony Adams
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If you don’t have confidence, you’ll always find a way not to win.  Carl Lewis

Carl Lewis

The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning.— Pele


If somebody says I am better than Roger, I think this person doesn’t know anything about tennis.–Nadal

Rafael Nadal

With so many people saying it couldn’t be done, all it takes is an imagination. — Michael Phelps

You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.— Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps

It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up. — Vince Lombardi

Vince Lombardi


The time when there is no one there to feel sorry for you or to cheer for you is when a player is made.Tim Duncan

Tim duncan


At one point in your life you either have the thing you want or the reasons why you don’t. Andy Roddick

Andy Roddick

I always thought records were there to be broken. — Michael Schumacher

Michael Schumacher


I’m a dreamer. I have to dream and reach for the stars and if I miss a star then I grab a handful of clouds. MikeTyson

Mike Tyson

Whoever said, ‘It’s not whether you win or lose that counts,’ probably lost.— Martina Navratilova

Martina Navratilova


I knew it was my time to retire, when I saw Messi running past me.                   — David Beckham

David Beckham

I hope you people liked the Sports quotes, which is your favorite one? Do comment below if you wants to add some more. And don’t forget to share it with your friends.


  1. This is my Favorite Quote :- Play for the name on the front of the shirt and they’ll remember the name on the back. –Tony Adams

    Great JOB… 🙂


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