Track & Field Quotes

Inspirational Track & Field Quotes for Athletes

Ability is what you are capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.

- Lou Holtz
10
A lot of people run a race to see who is fastest. I run to see who has the most guts, who can punish himself into exhausting pace, and then at the end, punish himself even more.

- Steve Prefontaine
10
All top international athletes wake up in the morning feeling tired and go to bed feeling very tired.

- Brendon Foster
10
Easy is not a option..No days off..Never Quit..Be Fearless.. Talent you have Naturally.. Skill is only developed by hours and hours of work.

- Usain Bolt
9
Being disabled doesn't have to be a disadvantage.

- Oscar Pistorius
9
Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.

- Stan Smith
9
Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.

- Will Rogers
9
I don't train. I just run my 3-15 miles a day.

- Jack Foster
8
I know I have what it takes to go out there and put in on the track. And a lot of guys will eat my dust.

- Asafa Powell
8
I believe you make life what you want it to be; you can reach goals you never thought you could if you keep at it.

- Mike Shine
8
An athlete cannot run with money in his pockets. He must run with hope in his heart and dreams in his head.

- Emil Zatopek
10
Age is no barrier. It's a limitation you put on your mind.

- Jackie Joyner-Kersee
10
A lifetime of training for just ten seconds.

- Jesse Owens
10
Don't give up just because of what someone said. Use that as motivation to push harder.

- Unknown
9
Failure I can live with. Not trying is what I can't handle.

- Sanya Richards-Ross
9
Don't think about the start of the race, think about the ending.

- Usain Bolt
9
Having the ambition of becoming olympic champion is a whole different ambition from wanting to be the greatest.

- Daley Thompson
8
For me. I'm focussed on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I'm working on it.

- Usain Bolt
8
I don't think being an athlete is unfeminine. I think of it as a kind of grace.

- Jakie Joyner-Kersee
8
I never really worried about those hurdles. They were just standing there, and I was always zooming past them just to get back on the ground again.

- Rod Milburn
8