To me, it doesn't matter how good you are. Sport is all about playing and competing. Whatever you do in cricket and in sport, enjoy it, be positive and try to win.
Hockey is a unique sport in the sense that you need each and every guy helping each other and pulling in the same direction to be successful.
Everything I have in this world, I owe to the sport of boxing, and I won't ever forget that.
I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
Sports teaches you to understand the meaning of a team. You need to be able to work with everybody; you don't have to be their best friend. You can experience the fun of competition and driving toward a common goal without pushing to bond in some major way with each individual on a project.
Sport — quotes and aphorisms
Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose-it teaches you about life.
A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.