If Winning Were Easy, Everyone Would Do It

Motivational Quotes for Athletes

Many of the all-time greatest male and female athletes and coaches from virtually every conceivable sport offer their inspirational words of wisdom in this collection of motivational quotes on what it takes to be a champion. What traits does Hall of Fame tennis star Chris Evert think it takes to be a champion? What does Tiger Woods think is his greatest asset? (It has nothing to do with driving, pitching, or putting.) The answers to these questions are found within If Winning Were Easy, Everyone Would Do It. Accomplished sports authors Charlie Jones and Kim Doren have combined hundreds of interviews and careful research to assemble 365 quotes from some of our most beloved sports heroes. "It’s not where you start, but where you finish," says April Heinrichs, coach of the U.S. women’s national soccer team. "Confidence is only born out of one thing: demonstrated ability," says Bill Parcells, former NFL head coach and Super Bowl champion. "It is not born of anything else. You cannot dream up confidence. You cannot fabricate it. You cannot wish it. You have to accomplish it." Whether you are a serious athlete, work out for fun, or simply watch sports on the weekends, this collection of quotes from world-class athletes and coaches will enlighten, motivate, and encourage you to accomplish more in your life.

About the Author

Kim Doren has been active in sports her entire life. In 1977 she was San Diego's Prep Athlete of the Year. She is a Stanford graduate where she was the No 1 player on the badminton team and starting catcher on the softball team. Kim has a diverse background, which includes being the director of advertising/marketing for Cobra Golf.

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