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National Sports Day: Motivational Quotes from the Greatest Sportsperson of All the Time

Pronami Chetia
Pronami Chetia

“It mirrors life, they say. Its trials and tribulations, joys and sorrows, hopes and losses… are all reminiscent of what life takes us through. Sport builds and reveals the character of humans. It also serves as a great teacher, mentor, and motivator.” 

Sports are the essence of life which not only build character but also serve as great teachers and motivators. Sports teaches us the way of living, to work hard, a thirst to win, blood and sweat to reach the success, teamwork and moreover to be a great leader to lead your life.

India witnesses the emergence of talented, young sportspersons from across the country during 2018 -2019. Recently, badminton star PV Sindhu made history by becoming the first Indian to win gold at the BWF World Championships. Moreover, we have many more success to cheers.  

Today, whole India will celebrate National Sports Day paying a tribute to Dyan Chand, a great hockey player of India. On this great occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch Fit  India Movement at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.  

On National Sports Day, we bring you some inspirational quotes from the world’s greatest sportspersons of all time where you will get the glimpses of sweat, blood, thirst, motivation and core essence of sports into life. 

“Your dreams are what define your individuality. They have the power to give you wings and make you fly high.” –PV Sindhu 

”Never say never because limits, like fear, are often just an illusion.”- Michael Jordan 

 “It’s no accident, I think, that tennis uses the language of life. Advantage, service, fault, break, love, the basic element of tennis are those of everyday existence because every match is a life in miniature.”- Andre Agassi 

 “Never buy gold, simply earn it.” – Mary Kom 

“When people throw stones at you, you turn them into milestone”Sachin Tendulkar 

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

“In baseball and in business, there are three types of people. Those who make it happen, those who watch it happen, and those who wonder what happened.” 

– Tommy Lasorda 

 “A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t.” 

– Jack Dempsey 

 “I don’t like to lose — at anything… Yet I’ve grown most not from victories, but setbacks. If winning is God’s reward, then losing is how he teaches us.” – Serena Williams  

“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” – Tim Notke 

 “Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up.” – Dean Karnazes 

 “I’m a dreamer. I have to dream and reach for the stars, and if I miss a star then I grab a handful of clouds.” – Mike Tyson 

 “I don’t count my sit-ups. I only start counting once it starts hurting.” 

–  Muhammad Ali 


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