"One of the trademarks of a champion is that he can outlast you." - Lou Brock

Push it to the limit.

"Up 50 or up 10 or up 2, play the same way. The minute you change the way you play, the minute you get worse as a player." - Diana Taurasi

Play relentless.

"Every day when I get on the floor I give it my all. Because you never know what tomorrow holds." - Russell Westbrook

All or nothing.

"Pressure can burst a pipe, or pressure can make a diamond." - Robert Horry

Peer pressure.

Yesterday marked the 600th sports quote posted at Athletic Poetics.

We believe the values learned on the playing field prepare us for life. Posting sports quotes is at the core of what we do. At Athletic Poetics we inspire and educate by bringing to life sports quotes and celebrating great moments in sport shistory. We have since included weekly #MotivationalMondays and #MJMondays.

We’re getting closer in developing the next chapter of the brand. Excited to share with everyone in the coming months.

As always, Thank You for being part of our journey and allowing us to be your daily dose for sports motivation and history. We’re always looking for feedback to make AthleticPoetics.com better for you. Send us e-mail to contact@athleticpoetics.com.

"I believe I can do this, and I do it. Confidence. Confidence. Every man wants to be determined. Every man wants to believe in himself, every man wants to be fearless." - Muhammad Ali

Double dose of confidence.

"Effort is the measure of a man." - William James

Effort is good fortune.

"I don’t create controversies. They’re there long before I open my mouth. I just bring them to your attention." - Charles Barkley

Sir Charles.

"If I had to choose tomorrow between the Baseball Hall of Fame and full citizenship for my people I would choose full citizenship time and again." - Jackie Robinson

Happy MLK Day!

"The integrity of the game is everything." - Peter Ueberroth

"Everybody is different. Everybody has different styles. Just do it the best way you know how." - Vince Carter

"Football doesn’t build character. It eliminates weak ones." - Darrell Royal

"I’m not worried about what people are saying. If intimidation is your game plan, I hope you have a better one." - Colin Kaepernick

Ain’t worried about nothing.

Evander Holyfield re-posts his AP quote

Crazy humbled and appreciative for your support, re-posts and recognition. Especially when it comes from athletes and champions that inspire us. Here’s to continued hard work and dedication.

From Jon “Bones” Jones, to Sugar Ray Leonard, Darryl Dawkins aKa Chocolate Thunder, and now Evander “Real Deal” Holyfield.


"A champion shows who he is by what he does when he’s tested. When a person gets up and says ‘I can still do it’, he’s a champion." - Evander Holyfield

"When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

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