Quotes of Championship

“ Personally, I rather look forward to a computer program winning the world chess championship. Humanity needs a lesson in humility. ”

- Richard Dawkins

“ The vision of a champion is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion, when nobody else is looking. ”

- Mia Hamm

“ He's got everything. He' not a great player yet because he hasn't won any major championships, but it's a matter of time. He's an outstanding talent. I didn't realize how tall he is. ”

- Nick Price

“ I want to win a couple of Indy car championships and I want people to say that Greg Moore was one of the best CART drivers that was ever around. ”

- Greg Moore

“ We've got a lot of momentum, a lot of confidence we're doing the right stuff because the athletes are showing it, especially in the big championships. ”

- Bode Miller

“ When your are playing for the national championship, it's not a matter of life or death. It's more important than that. ”

- Duffy Daugherty

“ A losing football team looks at excuses. A championship football team looks at solutions. ”

- Jimmy Johnson

“ The ones who want to achieve and win championships motivate themselves. ”

- Mike Ditka

“ The ideal way to win a championship is step by step. ”

- Phil Jackson

“ Set short term goals and you'll win games. Set long term goals and you'll win championships! ”

- Unknown

“ Individuals play the game, but teams win championships. ”

- Unknown

“ Everybody on a championship team doesn't get publicity, but everyone can say he's a champion. ”

- Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson

“ Coaches who let a championship team back off from becoming a dynasty are cowards. ”

- Pat Riley

“ I have always wanted to be part of something special, and when I got to Boston… actually, when I bought, begged and pleaded my way onto the Celtics… it was already a championship team. I was just glad to be able to sit there and cheer and to be Larry Bird's valet, to be sure that his shoes were fine and his uniform was folded neatly. ”

- Bill Walton

“ I'm very lucky to be in a sport that I can do this. We can drive the car, we can drive it hard, and so we need to get in there and get some points in order to win this championship and put the Number One back on that Marlboro car. We're physically able to do it, so as long as we're physically able to do it at the at the level we need to then we're going to do it. ”

- Al Unser

“ My priority is try to win a championship with the Spurs. Off the court I just let them say whatever they want. I'm used to it a little bit. When I go back to France it's crazy. Everywhere I go it's like a lot of people, paparazzi. So, you just stay with your bodyguard and go into private restaurants and stuff like that. ”

- Tony Parker

“ We just want to win. That's the bottom line. I think a lot of times people may become content with one championship or a little bit of success, but we don't really reflect on what we've done in the past. We focus on the present. ”

- Derek Jeter

“ I'm trying to let winning the world championships settle in right now before I begin training again shortly. During the skating season, we skate on average 20 kilometres a day. On top of that, we're riding a lot and lifting a lot of weights. ”

- Clara Hughes

“ To me, we must learn to spell the word RESPECT. We must respect the rights and properties of our fellowman. And then learn to play the game of life, as well as the game of athletics, according to the rules of society. If you can take that and put it into practice in the community in which you live, then, to me you have won the greatest championship. ”

- Jesse Owens

“ There are plenty of teams in every sport that have great players and never win titles. Most of the time, those players aren't willing to sacrifice for the greater good of the team. The funny thing is, in the end, their unwillingness to sacrifice only makes individual goals more difficult to achieve… ”

- Michael Jordan
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