It is important to reflect on the inspiring words spoken by some of the most successful women in sports. In this post, we are taking a look at some powerful quotes from women in sports – focusing on female basketball players from the United States.
These women have made a significant impact on the sport, and their words will motivate you to achieve your own goals. It’s important to remember all of the amazing women who have come before us and paved the way for future generations of female athletes. They are an inspiration to all athletes – both men and women alike!
Quotes from Women in Sports: US Basketball Edition
The one thing you learn is when you can step out of your comfort zone and be uncomfortable, you see what you’re made of and who you are.Sue Bird
I always believe someone somewhere is working harder than me and that motivated me to work harder, give 100%.Sheryl Swoopes
Always put the team first. That’s what my dad always taught me. Share the credite. Take the blame.Lindsay Whalen
I wasn’t afraid to say I wanted to win four national championships. Now I’m here in my senior year and only have one left to win.Breanna Stewart
I’m a strong, black, lesbian woman. Every single time I say it, I feel so much better.Britteny Griner
Goal-setting and achieving those goals – that’s just what I do.Lisa Leslie
It’s okay to be scared. Being scared means you’re about to do something really, really brave.Tamika Catchings
If I’m going to be out there, I might as well be the best.Tina Charles
Dreams don’t sprout overnight, triumph doesn’t grow from trees.Nneka Ogwumike
Always try to be a shining light, bringing life to every situation.Maya Moore
Be committed to what you’re doing, be willing to make sacrifices, continue to work hard and everything will play in your favor.Sylvia Fowles
I could do whatever I wanted as a girl, whatever my brother did. I could play against the boys and achieve whatever they did.Elena Delle Donne
Work hard and speak positive blessings over your life.Angel McCoughtry
Nothing in life is guaranteed and I’ve been preaching that from day 1.Yolanda Griffith
I know not to take three-pointers or long jumpers when my legs aren’t feeling that great.Tina Thompson
I’m glad that my hard word has finally paid off. I worked for four years for this moment.Cappie Pondexter
We’re going to compete with something that’s bigger than us.A’ja Wilson
You can always concentrate, hustle and have a great attitude.Skylar Diggins-Smith
We are just getting started.Chelsea Gray
Awards, they come and go. The main thing is all about the team.Seimone Augustus
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