Motivational football quotes

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Jimaldo
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What are your most motivational football quotes?

I like this one -

"Pain is temporary, quitting lasts forever"

By Lance Armstrong regarding sport in general

It's one to bear in mind when training.

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this is what i find the most insirational quote i know, inspires me to go for 90 minutes flat.

The game isn't over till it's over. - Yogi Berra

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"pain is only weakness leaving the body"
-i think it was alonzo mourning
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My signature... :wink:
"I wear tinted visor not to trick other players, but so hot girls in stands don't see me looking at them."

-Alexander Ovechkin

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rzadzinski wrote:My signature... :wink:
Wow.. that's the forst time I've read your sig, Rzad. That is an amazing quote. Nice find! :P
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mine is :
"there is someone out there practicing right now, and when you face him, he will win."
i found it in the quotes section of this site a few months ago, i think it was brazilian.
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"There's someone out there practicing right now, and if you face him, he will win."

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Here is one that always helps me. "Kick some ass out there"

My dad always tells me that before each game.

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acmilan94 wrote:mine is :
"there is someone out there practicing right now, and when you face him, he will win."
i found it in the quotes section of this site a few months ago, i think it was brazilian.
I think it was Pele...
"I wear tinted visor not to trick other players, but so hot girls in stands don't see me looking at them."

-Alexander Ovechkin

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iwannagopro wrote:Here is one that always helps me. "Kick some ass out there"

My dad always tells me that before each game.
Haha, yeah, thats a classic.

My dad usually says to me, "go get 'em". I've become very accustomed to it.
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gnarlyjim wrote:
iwannagopro wrote:Here is one that always helps me. "Kick some ass out there"

My dad always tells me that before each game.
Haha, yeah, thats a classic.

My dad usually says to me, "go get 'em". I've become very accustomed to it.
damn, your dads are motivational compared to my dad, all he tells me most of the time is to "don't mess up" in hungarian.
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"You must always believe you will become the best, but you must never believe you have done so."

-Juan Manuel Fangio

"Pressure comes only when you have doubts about what you are doing, when you cannot see a way ahead. I do not worry about imponderables, about the word 'if'."

-Ayrton Senna

Sometimes I try to beat other people's achievements but on many occasions I find it's better to beat my own achievements. That can give me more satisfaction. I don't feel happy if I am comfortable. It makes me go further and want to keep pushing."

-Ayrton Senna

"He who hesitates is lost."

-Proverb

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall."

-Confucius

"Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do."

-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true."

-Leon J. Suenes

"First say to yourself what you would be;
and then do what you have to do."

-Epictetus

"There is always room at the top."

-Daniel Webster

"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined."

-Henry David Thoreau

"You cannot dream yourself into a character: you must hammer and forge yourself into one."

-Henry D. Thoreau

"The way to gain a good reputation, is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear."

-Socrates

"The fact is, that to do anything in the world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in and scramble through as well as we can."

-Robert Cushing

"Skill and confidence are an unconquered army."

-George Herbert

"If you aren't going all the way, why go at all?"

-Joe Namath

"Victory belongs to the most persevering."

-Napoleon Bonaparte


"You are the handicap you must face.
You are the one who must choose your place."

-James Lane Allen

"Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence."

-George F. Will

"There are no gains without pains."

-Adlai Stevenson

"If at first you don't succeed, try, try again."

-William Edward Hickson

"To win without risk is to triumph without glory."

-Corneille

"They can because they think they can."

-Virgil

"They will rise highest who strive for the highest place."
(Altius ibunt qui as summa nituntur.)

-Latin Proverb

"Never say die."

-Proverb

"Most ball games are lost, not won."

-Casey Stengel

"It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports.
What's tough is being good every day."

-Willie Mays

"You are never a loser until you quit trying."

-Mike Ditka

"If you can't accept losing, you can't win."

-Vince Lombardi

"Nothing succeeds like success."

-Proverb

Hehe, I like this one too:

"I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure--which is:
Try to please everybody."

-Herbert Bayard Swope


Those are a few good ones I've found...
"I wear tinted visor not to trick other players, but so hot girls in stands don't see me looking at them."

-Alexander Ovechkin

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one other one i always say to myself is 'never say never' dont know who famously said it though its been used loads of times before.

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"9 out of 10 times they will beat you, this is that one time you will win"
that was from the movie miracle, i can't remember word for word but it was something like that

btw, with all these quotes, i best we're making the_loast happy
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soccer11 wrote:btw, with all these quotes, i best we're making the_loast happy
Haha, I'm sure we are. :lol:

Anyway, I just wanted to say that I really like the quote in your sig Rzad! That is an awesome quote. Sorry, but I have no quotes at the moment.
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Yeah, Thanks!!! And you know what, I was about to say who do I sound like after I found all those quotes.

Funny thing ain't it...
"I wear tinted visor not to trick other players, but so hot girls in stands don't see me looking at them."

-Alexander Ovechkin

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