Arranged in categories from Ability to Zen, this book collects the most inspirational quotes from the world of sports, quotes that can be applied to everyday life as much as they can be applied to athletic pursuits. From golfer Babe Zaharias's bold challenge to her competition-"The Babe is here. Who wants to come in second?"-to the classic motivational pronouncements of Vince Lombardi, Winning Words can be a quick reference for a leader in need of inspiration or a meditation for a competitor facing a daunting challenge. Interspersed with sidebar profiles of some of the most legendary figures in sports, nearly 1,000 quotes comprise this stirring collection of wisdom from the annals of sports.
Michael Benson is the author of Everything You Wanted to Know about the New York Knicks and Sports Illustrated for Kids' Dream Teams. He lives in Brooklyn, New York