Top-50 Inspiring Sports Quotes For Kids

Best Sports Quotes For Kids
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Kids are beautiful creatures. Watching them grow, engage in organized sports, go to school, and run around in the house is a joy to behold. Kids are very delicate. Little things can affect them throughout life if they do not get the right motivation.

At a young age, every kid wants to be loved, inspired, and told that he could do better and become the next Cristiano Ronaldo or the next Michael Jordan. When they hear these inspiring words, or some sports quotes for kids, especially from their loved ones, they tend to get a spark of life and hope.

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Kids, like adults, also have their low moments in sports. But when kids have such downtimes, unlike adults who can intrinsically get their heads high and bounce back, kids may not find their footing again. That is where every good coach, guardian, or even parents uses sports quotes for kids to reset their psych in the right direction.

Keeping kids who are actively involved in sports at a level where they are motivated by pep talks and inspirational sports quotes is crucial to their development. Remember that in every sport, sometimes we lose, we win, but the way an adult holds his loss may not be the same with a kid’s handling of a loss.

Therefore, it’s essential to take note of all these sports quotes for kids. Not all of them are from sportsmen and women, but they all focus on building value and character any youngster who participates in sports needs to develop and remain inspired. Don’t miss any of them.

Great Inspiring Sports Quotes for Kids

Never give up, never give in, and when the upper hand is ours, may we have the ability to handle the win with the dignity that we absorbed the loss.

– Doug Williams

Sport doesn’t build character, it reveals character.

– Mav Levy

Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind.

– Jackie Joyner-Kersee

It’s not the will to win that matters—everyone has that. It’s the will to prepare to win that matters.

– Paul “Bear” Bryan

Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.

– Bo Jackson.

If you fail to prepare, you’re prepared to fail.

-– Mark Spitz

Champions keep playing until they get it right.

– Billie Jean King

What makes something special is not just what you have to gain, but what you feel there is to lose.

  -– Andre Agassi

One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.

-– Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

You are never really playing an opponent. You are playing yourself, your own highest standards, and when you reach your limits, that is real joy.

-– Arthur Ashe

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.

– Gordie Howe

Just keep going. Everybody gets better if they keep at it.

-– Ted Williams

Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.

– Vince Lombardi

The will must be stronger than the skill.

– Muhammad Ali

It does not matter how many times you get knocked down, but how many times you get up.

– Vince Lombardi

It is your response to winning and losing that makes you a winner or a loser.

– Harry Sheeny
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I never thought about losing, but now that it’s happened, the only thing is to do it right.

– Muhammad Ali

Do not throw in the towel; use it for wiping the sweat off your face.

– Unknown

The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win.

– Sir Roger Bannister

I can accept failure. Everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.

– Michael Jordan

I think sportsmanship is knowing that it is a game, that we are only as good as our opponents, and whether you win or lose, to always give 100 percent.

– Sue Wicks

If winning isn’t everything, why do they keep scoring?

– Vince Lombardi

Teamwork is the fuel that allows common people to produce uncommon results.

– Unknown

You win some, you lose some. But you live. You live to fight another day.

– Mr. Jones, Friday

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

– Tim Duncan

Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.

– Wayne Gretzky

Winners must have two things – definite goals and a burning desire to achieve them.

– Brad Burden
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It’s the lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believe in myself.

– Muhammad Ali

To play is in the mind. To win is in the heart.

– Jennifer McCombs

We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an aweful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline and effort.

– Jesse Owens

I am building a fire and everyday I train, I add more fuel. At just the right moment, I light the match.

– Mia Hamm

The hard days are the best because that’s where champions are made.

– Gabby Douglas

The hard days are the best because that’s where champions are made.

– Gabby Douglas

True Heroes are made of hard work and integrity.

– Hope Solo

I don’t run away from a challenge because I am afraid. Instead, I run toward it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your feet.

– Nadia Comaneci

Don’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the further you get.

– Michael Phelps

Somebody may beat me but they are going to have to bleed to do it.

– Steve Prefontaine

Having the ambition of becoming champion is a whole different ambition from wanting to be the greatest.

– Daley Thompson

This ability to conquer oneself is no doubt the most precious of all things sports bestows.

– Olga Korbut

If you don’t have confidence, you’ll always find a way not to win.

– Carl Lewis

Each of us has a fire in our hearts for something it’s our goal in life to find it and keep it lit.

– Mary Lou Retton

Don’t ever let your memories be bigger than your dreams.

– Jim Craig

He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.

– Muhammad Ali
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I hope that this medal inspires the kids at home to put down guns and knives and pick up a pair of trainers instead.

– Erick Barrondo

It’s all about the journey, not the outcome.

– Carl Lewis

Don’t practice till you get it right, practice till you can’t get it wrong.

– McKayla Maroney

Gold medals aren’t really made of gold. They’re made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.

– Dan Gable

Remember all things are possible for those who believe.

– Gail Devers

Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirits.

– Wilma Rudolph

Only the strongest shoulders can carry the hopes of a nation.

– Katie Taylor

When anyone tells me I can’t do anything, I’m just not listening any more.

– Griffith Joyner

Felling inspired already? That’s great. Do not forget to add your own amazing quotes in the comment section below.

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