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Top Quotes On Practicing Sportsmanship

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Looking for ways to motivate your players? Searching for pre-game inspiration? Positive Coaching Alliance has collected hundreds of quotes from athletes, coaches, business leaders, authors and philosophers to deliver daily inspiration. PCA Founder Jim Thompson always says, “Say something positive, and you’ll see something positive.” The more people we can get to read, heed and share these quotes, the more joy and inspiration we’ll all bring to the 40 million youth playing sports in the U.S.

◆ "If you win through bad sportsmanship, that's no real victory." (Babe Didrikson Zaharias)

◆ "Sportsmanship for me is when a guy walks off the court and you really can't tell whether he won or lost." (Jim Courier)

◆ "One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than 50 preaching it." (Knute Rockne)

◆ “Never give up, never give in, and when the upper hand is ours, may we have the ability to handle the win with the dignity that we absorbed the loss.” (Doug Williams)

◆ “It is your response to winning and losing that makes you a winner or a loser.” (Harry Sheehy)

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