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

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky

“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice, and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” – Pele

“Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.” – Sam Levenson

“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan

“The harder the battle, the sweeter the victory.” – Les Brown

“Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” – Michael Jordan

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

“Push yourself, because no one else is going to do it for you.” – Unknown

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs

“The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.” – Tommy Lasorda QUOTES FOR MAKING SOMEONE SMILE

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Albert Schweitzer

“The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.” – Joe Paterno

“Champions keep playing until they get it right.” – Billie Jean King

“The pain you feel today will be the strength you feel tomorrow.” – Unknown

“I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'” – Muhammad Ali

“Hard days are the best because that’s where champions are made.” – Gabby Douglas

“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

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Nelson Mandela

“Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.” – George F. Will

“You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.” – Michael Phelps