This Monday, we take a look at some inspiring words from some of the world's finest sports stars.


"Champions keep playing until they get it right" Billie Jean King


"What makes something special is not just what you have to gain, but what you feel there is to lose." Andre Agassi  


"The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in  winning." Pele 


"Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you."  Arnold Palmer


"I hated every minute of training, but I said, “Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion."  Muhammed Ali 


"I've missed more than 9,000 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."  Michael Jordan 


"It doesn't matter what your background is and where you come from, if you have dreams and goals, that's all that matters."  Serena Williams


"When you race for greater people than yourself, it really means a lot when you have accomplished what you want to do." Joseph Schooling 









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Poppy covers a wide range of topics at Billionaire, having spent the past 13 years at companies including Singapore Tatler, Her World Plus and Harpers Bazaar UK. She has a passion for fashion, jewellery and travel as well as an avaricious fascination with crime novels. Follow her at poppypskinner on Instagram. 

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