Best Champion Quotes On Success In Life

These champion quotes will inspire you. Champion is a person who has defeated or surpassed all rivals in a competition, especially in sports.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging champion quotes, champion sayings, and champion proverbs.

Famous Champion Quotes

  1. “I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'” ~ Muhammad Ali
  2. “Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision.” ~ Muhammad Ali
  3. “To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you’re not, pretend you are.” ~ Muhammad Ali
  4. “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” ~ Michael Jordan

  5. “The will must be stronger than the skill.” ~ Muhammad Ali
  6. “Champions are not the ones who always win races – champions are the ones who get out there and try. And try harder the next time. And even harder the next time. ‘Champion’ is a state of mind. They are devoted. They compete to best themselves as much if not more than they compete to best others. Champions are not just athletes.” ~ Simon Sinek
  7. “Champions are made from something they have deep inside of them-a a desire, a dream, a vision.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  8. “Champions have the courage to keep turning the pages because they know a better chapter lies ahead.” ~ Paula White

  9. “What does it take to be a champion? Desire, dedication, determination, concentration, and the will to win.” ~ Patty Berg
  10. “You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.” ~ Michael Jordan
  11. “You become a champion by fighting one more round. When things are tough, you fight one more round.” ~ James J. Corbett
  12. “The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.” ~ Jimmy Johnson

  13. “The vision of a champion is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion when nobody else is looking.” ~ Mia Hamm
  14. “We cannot be both the world’s leading champion of peace and the world’s leading supplier of the weapons of war.” ~ Jimmy Carter
  15. “To be a champion you must act like one, act like a champion.” ~ Lou Ferrigno
  16. “I think that the World Champion should try to defend the quality of play more than anyone else.” ~ Boris Spassky

  17. “You know what a champion is? A champion is someone who’s ready when the gong rings – not just before, not just after – but when it rings.” ~ Jack Dempsey
  18. “The team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion.” ~ Mia Hamm
  19. “It doesn’t matter what the income level of your family is, or if English is the first or second language. It makes no difference. The bottom line is that every child can be an academic champion, an academic champion and a superstar in academics.” ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger
  20. “It takes struggle, a goal and enthusiasm to make a champion.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale

  21. “Be very strong… be very methodical in your life if you want to be a champion.” ~ Alberto Juantorena
  22. “Nothing is more inspiring than a person with seemingly mediocre talent rising against the odds to become a champion by way of hard work, effort, and perseverance toward their goals.” ~ Zig Ziglar
  23. “Champions are propelled by desire, not compelled by fear” ~ Denis Waitley
  24. “I think self-awareness is probably the most important thing towards being a champion.” ~ Billie Jean King

  25. “The way to know about championship quality is to learn from champions, and that I did; studying them with professional purpose during my time in the ring and from habitual interest afterward.” ~ Gene Tunney
  26. “We aim above the mark to hit the mark.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  27. “True champions aren’t always the ones that win, but those with the most guts.” ~ Mia Hamm
  28. “To be champion requires more than simply being a strong player; one has to be a strong human being as well.” ~ Anatoly Karpov

  29. “We need strong personalities and only one world champion to attract sponsors.” ~ Anatoly Karpov , World champion quotes
  30. “I knew that I had done something that no man had been able to do to a champion.” ~ Thomas Hearns
  31. “First of all I thought it was ugly, I thought it was ridiculous that undercover police guys would drive a striped tomato and I’ve never been a big champion of Ford.” ~ Paul Michael Glaser
  32. “You have to bear in mind that Mr. Autry’s favorite horse was named Champion. He ain’t ever had one called Runner Up.” ~ Gene Mauch

  33. “As a child I was very involved with sports and I knew at age 9 that I wanted to be an Olympic champion.” ~ Marion Jones
  34. “Realizing full well that fine condition and confidence will not in themselves make a champion, it is my belief, however, that they are essential factors.” ~ Major Taylor
  35. “My goal is to be the undisputed Heavyweight Champion of the World.” ~ Evander Holyfield
  36. “I’ve been knocked down more than any heavyweight champion in history.” ~ Floyd Patterson

  37. “The difference between involvement and commitment is like ham and eggs. The chicken is involved; the pig is committed.” ~ Martina Navratilova
  38. “Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.” ~ Wilma Rudolph
  39. “Inches make a champion.” ~ Vince Lombardi
  40. “What it is saying is that someone who was a world champion and who takes care of himself with a 17-year rest and applies the proper training techniques and perseverance could be successful.” ~ Mark Spitz

  41. “I trained and trained and went up against Kurt, then being a world champion in ’94, and after that I did Tommy’s tour and then my tour and all this stuff and just trying to deal with it all. And now, I’ve just kind of backed off a little.” ~ Elvis Stojko
  42. “My father was champion of North Africa and he beat the European champ. He was very good, a professional for 12 years. We’re from a big family of boxers. My father has seven brothers.” ~ Olivier Martinez
  43. “I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion.” ~ Mia Hamm , Team champion quotes
  44. “From nobody to upstart. From upstart to contender. From contender to winner. From winner to champion. From champion to Dynasty.” ~ Pat Riley

  45. “I know that a good many champions have entertained the thought that the more they discourage youngsters, the longer they would reign. However, this theory never impressed me, and I always made it a point to give youths the benefit of my experience in bicycle racing.” ~ Major Taylor
  46. “You will never have great tennis champions from England because of the cold and dark, but most of all because people only care about the sport for two weeks a year, and then they’re on to something else. There’s just not a great love of the sport there” ~ Monica Seles , Champion quotes sports
  47. “Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose.” ~ Wilma Rudolph
  48. “If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it.” ~ Michael Jordan

  49. “Every time a champion makes a decision they have a chance to learn something new, regardless of the outcome.” ~ Steve Backley
  50. “Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a time to honor the greatest champion of racial equality who taught a nation – through compassion and courage – about democracy, nonviolence, and racial justice.” ~ Mark Pryor
  51. “Hopefully I can become the Babe Ruth of the World Wrestling Federation and be the champion at the same time.” ~ Hulk Hogan
  52. “What happened in the past is just that, the past. Champion or not.” ~ Steve Nash

  53. “Each great athlete must someday bow to that perennial old champion, Father Time, even as I, for Time eventually wins.” ~ Major Taylor
  54. “What is the single most important quality in a tennis champion? I would have to say desire, staying in there and winning matches when you are not playing that well.” ~ John McEnroe
  55. “I don’t champion the idea of being in a Hollywood movie. I never had fun in one of them” ~ Armand Assante
  56. “I don’t want ever to be champion again.” ~ Boris Spassky

  57. “I would have been a much more popular World Champion if I had always said what people wanted to hear. I might have been dead, but definitely more popular.” ~ Jackie Stewart
  58. “As an Olympic champion gymnast, I have always stayed involved in my sport.” ~ Nadia Comaneci
  59. “Modesty should be typical of the success of a champion.” ~ Major Taylor
  60. “Upon awakening in the morning, I wondered if the proceedings of the night before had been a dream. It was hard to believe that I was the world’s heavyweight champion.” ~ Gene Tunney

  61. “Our fear of hypocrisy is forcing us to live in a world where gluttons are fine, so long as they champion gluttony.” ~ Jonah Goldberg
  62. “People still look at me as the champion and that’s very important to me.” ~ Marvin Hagler
  63. “Recently I saw Kasparov and he looked to me as still young and potent champion.” ~ Boris Spassky

  64. “I don’t want to be remembered as a beaten champion.” ~ Rocky Marciano
  65. “I wouldn’t say that there’s ever been an Olympic champion that didn’t deserve to win an Olympic Gold Medal.” ~ Dorothy Hamill

Champion a winner of first prize or first place in the competition.

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