Sports Motivational Quotes
Courage & Taking Risks

Be Brave

Strengthen your resolve with sports motivational quotes for coaches about courage. Motivating words from successful people will provide a source of encouragement as you take on tough challenges.

When starting a new challenge in life, or in basketball, we all face fear. These life quotes about having the courage in the face of adversity and uncertainty can encourage you to push past these challenging moments.

motivating words

"What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?" - Vincent van Gogh

"It takes courage to dream big and then to allow nothing to prevent you from realizing that dream." – Tony DiCicco

"To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself." – Soren Kierkegaard

"If you're willing to put yourself and your dreams on the line, at the very least you'll discover an inner strength you may not have known existed." – Kurt Warner

"Do you want to be safe and good, or do you want to take a chance and be great?" – Jimmy Johnson

"If you want to achieve a high goal, you're going to have to take some chances." – Alberto Salazar

"Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing." - Schiller

"Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear." - Unknown

" It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are." - E.E. Cummings

"All of our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them." - Walt Disney

sports motivational quotes

"Progress always involves risk; you can't steal second base and keep your foot on first." – Frederick Wilcox

"Everything you want is just outside your comfort zone." – Robert Allen

"To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure. But risk must be taken, because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing. The person who risks nothing does nothing, has nothing, and is nothing. He may avoid suffering and sorrow, but he simply cannot learn, feel, change, grow, live or love." – Leo Buscaglia


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"Behold the turtle. It makes progress only when it sticks its neck out." – James B. Conant

"Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has courage to lose sight of the shore." – Andre Gide

"Have the daring to accept yourself as a bundle of possibilities and undertake the game of making the most of your best." – Henry Emerson Fosdick

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