Best 50 Short Inspirational Quotes – Classic Words from the World of Sports

Whether you are looking for short inspirational quotes or just for some famous words from the world of sports then you should find something of interest in the following quotes collection.

Short sayings stick. They are much easier committed to memory than long-winded pieces of advice and lengthy team talks.

Winning Quote: It is better to fail aiming high than to succeed aiming low - Bill NicholsonImage: Maxisport (Shutterstock)

Our collection of short motivational sports quotes is sorted chronologically by birth year of the unforgettable originator. May they motivate and inspire you, and aid your outlook on life and/or business… Enjoy, and remember always to keep it short and sweet!

Be strong in body, clean in mind, lofty in ideals.
James Naismith
(1861-1939, Canadian American sports coach and innovator;
he invented the sport of basketball in 1891)
When you see a good move,
look for a better one.

Emanuel Lasker
(1868-1941, German chess player, mathematician,
and philosopher who was World Chess Champion for 27 years)
The beauty of a move lies not in its’ appearance
but in the thought behind it.

Aron Nimzowitsch
(1886-1935, Russian-born, Danish leading chess master)
Show me a good and gracious loser
and I’ll show you a failure.

Knute Rockne
(1888-1931, former American football player and coach)
No one ever won a game by resigning.
Ksawery Tartakower
(1887-1956, also known as Savielly Tartakower,
Polish and French chess grandmaster)

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