Motivational soccer quotes

I love quotes. We all face challenges and difficult times, and an inspirational quote at the right moment can supply the guidance and advice to help us keep going.
Here is a list of powerful quotes that have resonated with me personally. A few of these I used in my Sean Wants to be Messi book series, and all of them are included in my soccer journals.

Whether you think you can, or you think you can't—you're right.” –Henry Ford

If your dreams don't scare you, they aren't big enough.” –Muhammad Ali

There is not one path. There is not even the right path. there is only your path.” –Anonymous


"The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” –Lao Tzu

"It took me 17 years and 114 days to be an overnight success.” –Lionel Andreas Messi

"Luck is Preparation Meeting Opportunity." –Oprah Winfrey

"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” –Walt Disney

"A goal without a plan is just a wish." –Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"I think fearless is having fears but jumping anyway." –Taylor Swift

"When the going gets tough, the tough get going." –Joseph P. Kennedy
"I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. I’ve failed over and over and over and that is why I succeed.” –Michael Jordan

"Inside of every problem lies the opportunity." –Einstein


"You have to believe in yourself when no one else does - that makes you a winner right there." –Venus Williams

"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence." –Calvin Coolidge

"Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it." –Earl Nightingale

Success is a journey, not a destination.” –Arthur Ashe