“I can accept failure. Everyone fails at something. I can’t accept not trying.”
- Michael Jordan
“If you don’t have confidence, you’ll always find a way not to win.”
- Carl Lewis
“Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.”
- Lou Holtz
“You are never a loser until you quit trying.”
- Mike Ditka
“If you fail to prepare, you’re prepared to fail.”
- Mark Spitz
"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
"TO BE A CHAMP YOU HAVE TO BELIEVE IN YOURSELF WHEN NOBODY ELSE WILL."
- SUGAR RAY ROBINSON
"Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard"
- Tim Notke
“Part of being a champ is acting like a champ. You have to learn how to win and not run away when you lose.”
- Nancy Kerrigan
“Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.”
- John Wooden
"training for track and field is all about finding the motivation to work hard"