"Winning is the most important
thing in my life, after breathing.
Breathing first, winning next."
George Steinbrenner, New York
Yankees owner [George
Steinbrenner quotes from azquotes.com]
"There's nothing in this world
that comes easy. There are a lot of
people who aren't going to bother to
win. We learn in football to get up
and go once more." Woody
Hayes, football coach [Woody
Hayes quotes from azquotes.com]
"I consciously memorized the
speed at which every pitcher in the
league threw his fastball, curve,
and slider; then, I'd pick up the
speed of the ball in the first
thirty feet of its flight and knew
how it would move once it had
crossed the plate." Stan
Musial, baseball player [Stan
Musial quotes from azquotes.com]
"The ones who want to achieve
and win championships motivate
themselves." Mike Ditka,
football coach [Mike
Ditka quotes from azquotes.com]
"Winning takes talent; to
repeat takes character."
John Wooden, basketball coach [John
Wooden quotes from azquotes.com]
"The secret is to have eight
great players and four others who
will cheer like crazy."
Jerry Tarkanian, basketball
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"The glory of sport is
witnessing a well-coached team
perform as a single unit, striving
for a common goal and ultimately
bringing distinction to the jersey
the players represent."
basketball coach and broadcaster [Dick
Vitale quotes from azquotes.com]
"When I played pro football, I
never set out to hurt anyone
deliberately - unless it was, you
know, important, like a league game
or something." Dick Butkus,
football player [Dick
Butkus quotes from azquotes.com]
"The will to succeed is
important, but what's more important
is the will to prepare."
Bobby Knight, basketball coach [Bobby
Knight quotes from azquotes.com]
"You sign an agreement; you
make a contract, you live up to it.
You never get what you deserve. You
get what you negotiate. You got a
right to say yay or nay."
boxing promoter [Don
King quotes from azquotes.com]
"I've seen George Foreman shadow
boxing and the shadow won."
George Foreman, boxer [George
Foreman quotes from azquotes.com]