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15 Sports Quotes that Translate to Business

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We have compiled 15 sports quotes from the world’s greatest competitors, leaders, and winners! Apply these words to your work and reap the benefits!

  • “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky
  • “I’ve learned that something constructive comes from every defeat.” – Tom Landry
  • “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” – Michael Jordan
  • “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.” – Tommy Lasorda
  • “Mediocre people don’t like high achievers. High achievers don’t like mediocre people.” – Nick Saban
  • “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” – Tim Notke
  • “The harder the battle, the sweeter the victory.” – Les Brown
  • “It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up.” – Vince Lombardi
  • “Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.” – George Halas
  • “If you can believe it, the mind can achieve it.” – Ronnie Lott
  • “Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.” – Lou Holtz
  • “Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.” – Bobby Unser
  • “It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.” – Muhammad Ali
  • “I’ve learned that something constructive comes from every defeat.” –  Tom Landr
  • “Mediocre people don’t like high achievers. High achievers don’t like mediocre people.” – Nick Saban

There you have it, wise words from proven winners! Let us know which sports quotes motivate you!


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