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7.1.1. Famous sports quotes.

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7.1.1. Read the following sports quotes and match them with the qualities of sports people they may highlight. After that discuss their meaning and significance in your groups.

1. ’The best motivation always comes from within.  (Michael Johnson, gold medal sprinter)

 2. ’If you can’t accept losing, you can’t win.’ (Vince Lombardi, legendary football coach)

 3. ’Set your goal high and don’t stop till you get there.’ (Bo Jackson, a baseball player)

 4. ’A team is where a boy can prove his courage on his own’ (Mickey Mantle, baseball player)

 5. ’Don’t tell me how rocky the sea is, just bring the ship in. ’ (Lou Holtz, college football player)

 6. ’ God gets you to the plate, but once you are there you’re on your own.’ (Ted Williams, baseball player)

 7. ’ One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it.’  (Knute Rockne, college football player)

 8. ’Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.’ (Eleanor Roosevelt, former first lady of the USA)

 9. ’Strength does not come from physical capacity, it comes from will.’ (Mahatma Gandhi, political and spiritual leader)

 10. ’Sweat is the cologne of accomplishment.’ (Heywood Hale Brown, sportswriter)

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