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Posted by Plannedscape Staff on 2022-02-24
We assembled some sports quotes that we think have some lessons for folks in business or software. Normally, we would tack on an extra sentence or two on each but instead we'll just let the great quotes speak for themselves.

Postgame Press Conference Videos

Dennis Green

"They are who we thought they were!"

Herm Edwards

"You play to win the game"

Allen Iverson

"Practice? We're talking about practice?!"

Jim Mora

"Playoffs? ... I just hope we can win a game"

Coaches Quotes

John Madden
"The fewer rules a coach has, the fewer rules there are for players to break."

Paul Brown
"When you win, say nothing, when you lose, say less."

Vince Lombardi
"The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary"

Jerry Tarkanian
"The secret is to have eight great players and four others who will cheer like crazy."

Billy Tubbs
"This year we plan to run and shoot. Next season we hope to run and score."

Pat Williams
"We can't win at home. We can't win on the road. As general manager, I just can't figure out where else to play."

Weldon Drew
"We have a great bunch of outside shooters. Unfortunately, all our games are played indoors."

Bruce Coslet
"We can't run. We can't pass. We can't stop the run. We can't stop the pass. We can't kick. Other than that, we're just not a very good football team right now."

Player Quotes

Michael Jordan
"I've missed more than 9,000 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."

Mickey Mantle
"During my 18 years I came to bat almost 10,000 times. I struck out about 1,700 times and walked maybe 1,800 times. You figure a ballplayer will average about 500 at bats a season. That means I played seven years without ever hitting the ball."

Ted Williams
"Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer."

Shaquille O’Neal
"I’m tired of hearing about money, money, money, money, money. I just want to play the game, drink Pepsi, wear Reebok."

Emil Zatopek
"An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head."

Sandy Koufax`
"I became a good pitcher when I stopped trying to make them miss the ball and started trying to make them hit it."

Peyton Manning
"I never left the field saying I could have done more to get ready and that gives me peace of mind."

Wayne Gretzky
"A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be."

Lou Brock
"Show me a guy who's afraid to look bad, and I'll show you a guy you can beat every time."

Mario Andretti
"f you have everything under control, you're not moving fast enough."

Muhammad Ali
"I don't count my situps. I only start counting once it starts hurting."

LeBron James
"Don't be afraid of failure. This is the way to succeed."

John Wooden

"I'd rather have a lot of talent and a little experience than a lot of experience and a little talent."

"Whatever you do in life, surround yourself with smart people who'll argue with you."

"If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?"

"Do not let what you can not do interfere with what you can do."

"Winning takes talent, to repeat takes character."

"Young people need models, not critics."

"Make each day your masterpiece."

"Ability is a poor man's wealth.""

Yogi Berra

"You've got to be very careful if you don't know where you are going, because you might not get there."

"It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much."

"Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets."

"You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."

"If the people don't want to come out to the ballpark, nobody's going to stop them."

"Baseball is 90 percent mental. The other half is physical."

"So I'm ugly. I never saw anyone hit with his face."

"Never answer an anonymous letter."

"We made too many wrong mistakes."

"The future ain't what it used to be."

"I never said most of the things I said."

"It ain't over till it's over."