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38 Most Famous Wayne Gretzky Quotes (SUCCESS)

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The day I stop giving is the day I stop receiving. The day I stop learning is the day I stop growing. You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.
The day I stop giving is the day I stop receiving. The day I stop learning is the day I stop growing. You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.
Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.
Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.
Upon winning, say nothing, if you should lose keep your lips sealed shut.
Upon winning, say nothing, if you should lose keep your lips sealed shut.
No matter who you are, we’re creatures of habit. The better your habits are, the better they will be in pressure situations.
No matter who you are, we’re creatures of habit. The better your habits are, the better they will be in pressure situations.
The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it.
The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it.
Only one thing is ever guaranteed, that is that you will definitely not achieve the goal if you don’t take the shot.
Only one thing is ever guaranteed, that is that you will definitely not achieve the goal if you don’t take the shot.
I wasn’t naturally gifted in terms of size and speed; everything I did in hockey I worked for, and that’s the way I’ll be as a coach.
I wasn’t naturally gifted in terms of size and speed; everything I did in hockey I worked for, and that’s the way I’ll be as a coach.
The only way a kid is going to practice is if it’s total fun for him… and it was for me.
The only way a kid is going to practice is if it’s total fun for him… and it was for me.
It's just amazing how many companies suddenly want you to hold up their products after you've held up the Stanley Cup.
It’s just amazing how many companies suddenly want you to hold up their products after you’ve held up the Stanley Cup.
I’m not a big risk-taker. I stay away from things I don’t know anything about.
I’m not a big risk-taker. I stay away from things I don’t know anything about.

10 Wayne Gretzky Quotes on Ice Hockey and Sports

“I think sports for kids is the greatest thing in the world because it teaches you how to share, about winning and losing and pressure. But I don’t think you should force your kid to become a professional athlete.”

Wayne Douglas Gretzky
A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.
A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.
When I was 5 years old, I played against 11-year-olds, who were bigger, stronger, and faster, I just had to figure out a way to play with them.
When I was 5 years old, I played against 11-year-olds, who were bigger, stronger, and faster, I just had to figure out a way to play with them.
Skating alone is an art. Doing it on a substance I don't know. That's got to be tough.
Skating alone is an art. Doing it on a substance? I don’t know. That’s got to be tough.
I am an absolute fan of everything hockey.
I am an absolute fan of everything hockey.

“I couldn’t beat people with my strength; I don’t have a hard shot; I’m not the quickest skater in the league. My eyes and my mind have to do most of the work.”

Wayne Douglas Gretzky
I don’t think any one person will ever be bigger than the game.
I don’t think any one person will ever be bigger than the game.
You’ll never catch me bragging about goals, but I’ll talk all you want about my assists.
You’ll never catch me bragging about goals, but I’ll talk all you want about my assists.
I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.
I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.

“I played everything. I played lacrosse, baseball, hockey, soccer, track and field. I was a big believer that you played hockey in the winter and when the season was over you hung up your skates and you played something else.”

Wayne Douglas Gretzky

9 Wayne Gretzky Quotes on Success and Winning

“There’s no perfect coach in the world. Coaches are human, too. Mistakes are made. But, fundamentally, if you’re sound, you eliminate as many mistakes as possible.”

Wayne Douglas Gretzky
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.
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.
Maybe it wasn’t the talent the Lord gave me – maybe it was the passion.
Maybe it wasn’t the talent the Lord gave me – maybe it was the passion.
Not doing it is certainly the best way to not getting it.
Not doing it is certainly the best way to not getting it.
The only shot I ALWAYS miss, is the one I don't take!
The only shot I ALWAYS miss, is the one I don’t take!

“I think that from the time you start playing sports as a child you see that your responsibility to your team is to play the best that you can play as an individual… and yet, not take anything away from being part of a team.”

Wayne Douglas Gretzky
It doesn’t matter what I think. It doesn’t matter what other people think. You have to get on the ice and participate and play and the best team wins.
It doesn’t matter what I think. It doesn’t matter what other people think. You have to get on the ice and participate and play and the best team wins.
It’s easier to lose than to win.
It’s easier to lose than to win.
You know, I’ve held women and babies and jewels and money, but nothing will ever feel as good as holding that Cup.
You know, I’ve held women and babies and jewels and money, but nothing will ever feel as good as holding that Cup.

3 Wayne Gretzky Quotes on Life and Family

Most people marry their mother. I married my father.
Most people marry their mother. I married my father.
If you surround yourself with quality people and great friends, the sky’s the limit.
If you surround yourself with quality people and great friends, the sky’s the limit.
I can remember hockey. It was my life, my passion. It’s what I love the most.
I can remember hockey. It was my life, my passion. It’s what I love the most.

6 Wayne Gretzky Quotes that will Make You Think

People in general want to build somebody up and then try to knock them down. They always root for the underdog.
People in general want to build somebody up and then try to knock them down. They always root for the underdog.
Competitive spirit is still at a premium. The more you win, the better you play, the more money you make, so they all have that in mind.
Competitive spirit is still at a premium. The more you win, the better you play, the more money you make, so they all have that in mind.
And people who really know me would tell you that aside from hockey I am really not very competitive.
And people who really know me would tell you that aside from hockey I am really not very competitive.
I can't remember the last time I went to a game and there was a fight. I think they fight more in baseball now than they do in hockey.
I can’t remember the last time I went to a game and there was a fight. I think they fight more in baseball now than they do in hockey.
He brings something special. I don’t know what it is, but if you ask him, you couldn’t understand his answer.
He brings something special. I don’t know what it is, but if you ask him, you couldn’t understand his answer.
I am probably the one and only guy in hockey who can win a scoring title and everybody is saying I had a bad year. I don’t worry at all about it.
I am probably the one and only guy in hockey who can win a scoring title and everybody is saying I had a bad year. I don’t worry at all about it.

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