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7 Motivational Quotes from Athletes

7 Motivational Quotes from Athletes

Nobody has more experience pushing forward against adversary than athletes. So what better way to stay motivated than to hear wise words from the legends themselves.

"Champions keep playing until they get it right." -- Billie Jean King, tennis star


"Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there." -- Bo Jackson, baseball and football player


"You can't put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get." -- Michael Phelps, swimmer


"Every strike brings me closer to the next home run." -- Babe Ruth, baseball icon


"I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed." -- Michael Jordan, basketball player


"He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life." -- Muhammad Ali, boxer


"If you have everything under control, you're not moving fast enough." -- Mario Andretti, racing driver

5 Athletes Share Words of Wisdom with Children's Books

5 Athletes Share Words of Wisdom with Children's Books

There are few professions that better exemplify hard-work and dedication than athletes. Who better to teach a few things on growing up, overcoming obstacles and achieving goals than the people that have done all that and more!

#1 Kerry Wood

Kerry Wood, former major league pitcher for the Chicago Cubs, shares some advice on how to be an all-star, both on and off the field, with All You Can Be: Learning & Growing Through Sports

#2 Mia Hamm

Fun and inspiring, Mia Hamm's Go For the Goal: A Champion's Guide To Winning In Soccer And Life is an accessible read for young kid looking to go pro, whether in sports or just in life. As an Olympic Gold Medalist and World Cup Champion, it's hard to think of anyone more qualified on giving advice about achieving success. 

#3 George Foreman 

Foreman might be better known today for his grill, but the former boxer reveals a softer side with the family-oriented, Let George Do It! The picture book follows five brothers as they help their mother plan a birthday party for the father.

#4 Amar'e Stoudemire

Amar'e Stoudemire, Captain of the New York Knicks, has a whole series based on his childhood experience. S.T.A.T., short for Standing Tall and Talented, is a heartfelt story on versatility and overcoming obstacles.

#5 Dennis Rodman

The Bulls' Dennis Rodman channels his larger-than-life personality for good with Dennis the Wild Bull, a story about acceptance with a wild twist.

Israel Idonije Launches Dream Kidz Adventures

Israel Idonije Launches Dream Kidz Adventures

Writer, creator, and former NFL star Israel Idonije believes every child has the capacity to create remarkable achievements and that the most important tool caring adults can provide is love.

This philosophy is the core of the Dream Kidz Adventures series of books. By focusing on fun and diverse experiences, these books aim to inspire and help kids realize their full potential. 

In particular, the first book, I Love Me!, focuses on the importance of loving oneself, a key attribute in building confidence. The Dream Kidz Adventures infuse valuable lessons on self-worth with stories that will entertain children. 

Parents will love the lessons, kids will love the stories, everyone will love the Dream Kidz!