35 Sidney Crosby Quotes That Will Help You Find Your Passion

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Sidney Crosby is quickly becoming one of the greatest hockey players ever, and according to his own quotes, it’s because of his enormous level of passion! He has the type of passion that makes him want to play forever and he strongly believes that loving what he does is the source for his success. The desire for the game of hockey is what allows him to practice day in and day out, focus all his energy, make sacrifices, and mentally prepare himself to be the best. These are the exact principles that enable him to be so great. And Sidney Crosby’s quotes confirm that he truly understands hockey but also his inner dimensions which make him a remarkable role model and example. He can talk his talk, but more importantly he can back it up with his many achievements and elite level performance.


1.) Compare Yourself To No One But Yourself:

“I’m not trying to be the next Wayne Gretzy or Mario Lemieux. I am putting pressure on myself to do my best and perform to my potential.” – Sidney Crosby

2.) Have A Relentless Passion For What You Do:

“The biggest thing for me is the passion that I’ve always had for hockey. I remember growing up, no matter what I did in life, my parents always told me to try to do my best at it and be my best. I can say going through different things that that passion is the most important part. It’s not skills or talent or any of that stuff.”- Sidney Crosby

3.) Take Time Away From Your Passion To Rejuvenate Yourself:

It is so important to me to have my time away from hockey. Obviously, hockey is my passion; I love it. But definitely for me, time away from the rink and time when my mind isn’t thinking about hockey is important.” – Sidney Crosby

4.) Leaders Need Leisure Too:

In my situation there are often things I need to do for the team, so when I get the chance to relax it’s all I want to do.” – Sidney Crosby

5.) Don’t Be Afraid To Stand Up For What You Believe In:

“I think that everyone has an equal right to play and I think we’ve been supportive of that. With the Olympics and the controversy around that I think those decisions and those laws aren’t necessarily something that I agree with personally … their laws and their views.” – Sidney Crosby

6.) Find Your Unique Gift:

“My dad introduced me to the game, gave me a stick. Since then I’ve had a passion for the game.” – Sidney Crosby

7.) You Will Be Most Dynamic In Your Element:

I’m most comfortable definitely when I’m on the ice. I love to play. It’s something that I just love to do.” – Sidney Crosby

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8.) Never Take The Opinions Of Others Too Serious:

“People are going to have their opinions. Whether it’s good or bad, I don’t really think about it either way.” – Sidney Crosby

9.) Always Think About The Grander Picture:

Obviously, you love to score goals. You love to make assists and do things like that. But at the same, at the end of the day, you want to win. That’s how I look at it. If I can help my team by scoring goals and setting up guys, then great.” – Sidney Crosby

10.) Continuously Keep Growing And Expanding Yourself:

“Whether you’re trying to learn in hockey or trying to learn in life, I’ve always tried to be observant and tried to learn more, tried to evolve, whether it’s as a hockey player or as a person. With each year, I try to do that.” – Sidney Crosby

11.) The Power Of Desire:

“I want to be the best player possible.” – Sidney Crosby

12.) Have A Main Purpose:

“Individual honors and scoring championships are great, but my No. 1 goal is to win the Stanley Cup.” – Sidney Crosby

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13.) Be Honest With Yourself:

“I don’t think you’re human if you don’t get nervous.” – Sidney Crosby

14.) Always Remain Level Headed:

“It’s no that hard to stay grounded. It’s the way I was brought up.” – Sidney Crosby

15.) Be Ambitious To Be the Best:

I always wanted to be the best and to get the most out of myself.” – Sidney Crosby

16.) Have The Guts And The Grit To Be Great:

“I want to be the best, so whatever comes with that, I’ll have to accept that.”- Sidney Crosby

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17.) Stop Doubting Yourself So Much:

“The more you hesitate in a game, the more your chance of getting hit. Your focus isn’t there. When you hesitate, usually you’re in trouble.” – Sidney Crosby

18.) Visualize Your Goals Coming True:

“I think as a Canadian hockey player, you go through it in your mind so many times, being able to stand on that blue line and hear your national anthem play and being a gold medal champion, you dream of that. And then to be able to accomplish that and actually win a gold medal and represent your country its an amazing feeling.” – Sidney Crosby

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19.) Demand The Best Of You:

“I am putting pressure on myself to do my best and perform to my potential.” – Sidney Crosby

20.) When Your Doing What You Love It Doesn’t Feel Like Work:

“I’ve always had a passion for hockey, … That’s the key. You can’t be putting in time. You have to enjoy doing what you do.” – Sidney Crosby

21.) Practice Always Makes Perfection:

When I’m practicing, I think I’m pretty focused, and I spend a lot of energy on making sure I get better, but once I’m outside the rink, I think, like anyone else, I like to enjoy everything that everyone else does.” – Sidney Crosby

22.) The Fulfillment That Comes With Passion Is Unmatchable:

“I don’t think there’s ever a time where I step back and say I wish I was something different. I’m doing what I love to do.” – Sidney Crosby

23.) Let Your Action Speak For You:

“The best way for me to lead is through my game.” – Sidney Crosby

24.) Channel Your Energy And Emotions:

“I think every athlete will tell you no matter what sport you’re in, when you train so hard and when you care so much about doing what you do, there’s a little bit of nerves that come with that. But nerves that won’t prevent you form performing, nerves that, hopefully, allow you to be that much more motivated and inspired to do well.” – Sidney Crosby

25.) Dream Big And Expect The Best:

“Dreams are so important. You need to have big goals and expect a lot of yourself but you have to enjoy the ride too.” – Sidney Crosby

26.) Make Others Better By Improving Yourself:

“For me, I’ve learned that the best thing is to focus on the team you play for and yourself and what you need to do.” – Sidney Crosby

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27.) Mentors And Coaches Can Guide You Further:

“It was amazing. You don’t have a choice but to play your best. They force you to do that because they’re smart and that’s the fun part for me, I’m being challenged to think faster and be creative.” – Sidney Crosby

28.) Be Grateful For All You Have:

“I’d never complain about the attention – ever. I feel very fortunate to be doing what I love to do. Not everyone gets that chance every day. This is just part of it, and it comes down to managing my time to make sure I concentrate on my passion, which is the hockey, and have time away from hockey.” – Sidney Crosby

29.) Embrace The Pressure And Strive Higher:

I want to have a good camp and push myself to raise my game as best I can. Obviously, this is a new level, but the pressure has always been there. I’ve always put a lot of pressure on myself to perform.” – Sidney Crosby

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30.) “I realize there will not be another Gretzky, and I will be the first one to say I will not break his records…But for him to say that I could, it means I am doing something right. It was probably the best compliment I could get. I’m going to remember it.” – Sidney Crosby

31.) “My favorite player would probably be Steve Yzerman. He played in Detroit. I really liked the way he played and the way he handled himself. – Sidney Crosby

32.) Excellence Is Being Consistently Great:

“I think to be great, you have to prove that you’re the best year after year after year and show that by winning. I think that’s something you have to earn. You have to prove that. I don’t really think about it. I think that’s something that’s too far ahead for me.” – Sidney Crosby

33.) Believe In Your Gifts But Never Be Satisfied:

I’m trying to learn as much as I can out there, but I’m confident in what I can do.” – Sidney Crosby

34.) Teamwork Makes The Dream Work:

There’s a good energy right now. We’re all feeding off each other, battling out there, and sacrificing for each other. That’s the way the game’s played. We’re out there competing for each other. That’s probably the biggest thing that drives each of us.” – Sidney Crosby

35.) Remove Your Ego And Think Bigger:

“I promise to play for the logo on the front, not the name on the back” – Sidney Crosby

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