43 Sachin Tendulkar Quotes That Will Inspire You Even More

Sachin Tendulkar is a former Indian cricketer and captain, acclaimed for his achievements in the sport. At a tender age of 16, playing his first match against Pakistan, Sachin became the third youngest person to debut in International cricket. In his 24 year career, Sachin played numerous memorable matches, and created many world records. An ‘Arjuna’ Awardee of 1994, Sachin was also awarded the ‘Rajiv Gandhi Khel Rathna’ in 1997. He received the ‘Padma Shree’ award in 1999 and Padma Vibhushan in 2008. In 2013, Sachin was awarded the prestigious Bharat Rathna award on account of his contributions to the sport. Sachin was appointed to the ‘Rajya Shaba’, the upper house of the Indian Parliament, and named an honorary member of the order of Australia in 2012. He now co-owns the ‘Kerala Blasters’, a domestic football club and motivates young men to take up sports. Sachin’s towering records are motivation for budding cricketers. His humble nature and life inspires everyone and these quotes showcase it!

Don't stop chasing your dreams, because dreams do come true.

- Sachin Tendulkar

People throw stones at you and u turned them into milestones

- Sachin Tendulkar

As far as the World Cup is concerned, it is a process. We don't want to jump to the 50th floor straight away. We must start on the ground floor.

- Sachin Tendulkar

The key to handling pressure situations like these is to keep yourself steady, follow your instincts and think clearly.

- Playing It My Way: My Autobiography, Sachin Tendulkar

If Destiny throws a stone at you, don't let it become a millstone. Make it into a milestone.

- Sachin Tendulkar

It has been very good here, but the World Cup game was different. It had a different significance to it.

- Sachin Tendulkar

Chase your dreams .... but make sure you don't find shortcuts ....

- The Mind Game of Cricket, Sachin Tendulkar

Wasim and Waqar were amazing bowlers. I would put them right up there with the best in the world.

- Sachin Tendulkar

I'm really focusing now on how I can get to the next level as a batsman. How can I get even more competitive? How can I get even more consistent? How can I get better?

- Sachin Tendulkar

Obviously after such a long gap, one itches to get back to the game and score big runs.

- Sachin Tendulkar

Lara's done very well recently and I never had any doubts about the abilities of Lara or Waugh.

- Sachin Tendulkar

The Australian tour was good for us; it was ideal preparation for us.

- Sachin Tendulkar

I have never thought where I will go, or forced any targets on myself.

- Sachin Tendulkar

If you remain humble, people will give you love and respect even after you have finished with the game.

- Playing It My Way: My Autobiography, Sachin Tendulkar

There are a few players who don't like to think about the game.

- Sachin Tendulkar

Enjoy the game, chase your dreams because dreams do come true:

- Sachin Tendulkar

Everyone at home was very supportive, but my father always said that all he wanted me to do was give it my best effort without worrying about the results.

- Playing It My Way: My Autobiography, Sachin Tendulkar

I am not thinking too far ahead, just want to take it one thing at a time.

- Sachin Tendulkar

I want to give my six hours of serious cricket on the ground and then take whatever the result.

- Sachin Tendulkar

I hate losing and cricket being my first love, once I enter the ground it's a different zone altogether and that hunger for winning is always there.

- Sachin Tendulkar

And that is the reason why this victory is great, because different players have made contributions to the win.

- Sachin Tendulkar

Isn't cricket supposed to be a team sport? I feel people should decide first whether cricket is a team game or an individual sport.

- Sachin Tendulkar

I just keep it simple. Watch the ball and play it on merit.

- Sachin Tendulkar

Every individual has his own style, his own way of presenting himself on and off the field.

- Sachin Tendulkar

I just want to continue the way I am going.

- Sachin Tendulkar

My point of view is that when I am playing cricket I cannot think that this game is less or more important.

- Sachin Tendulkar

But eventually it is a game of cricket.

- Sachin Tendulkar

I have played for 15 years and it has been a dream.

- Sachin Tendulkar

Before coming here I had a minor back problem and I thought whenever I play Pakistan I get a back problem.

- Sachin Tendulkar

When I was 15, I started playing first class cricket and always dreamt of being a Test cricketer, wanted to do something for the country, married in 1995, have 2 kids it's been great. 

- Sachin Tendulkar

I have never believed in comparisons, whether they are about different eras, players or coaches.

- Sachin Tendulkar

If one man is representing India in cricket, then yes, blame that person when things go wrong.

- Sachin Tendulkar

When there is time to think about cricket, I think but when there is time to be with family, I try to do justice to that aspect of my life as well.

- Sachin Tendulkar

I never played with a runner in my entire life, even in schools, because only I know where the ball is going and how hard, when I hit the ball, something my runner will never know about.

- Sachin Tendulkar

It doesn't always happen according to the way you have planned things out but I feel if you have covered most of the aspects, it does help out there in the middle.

- Sachin Tendulkar

Critics haven't taught me my cricket, and they don't know what my body and mind are up to. 

- Sachin Tendulkar

At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match. 

- Sachin Tendulkar

From the spinners, Anil and I have been together for a long time and I respect him a lot.

- Sachin Tendulkar

I believe every era has its significance and the same holds true for players and coaches.

- Sachin Tendulkar

I always had a dream to play for India but I never let it put pressure on me.

- Sachin Tendulkar

Beating Pakistan is always special because they are a tough team and we have a bit of a history regarding Pakistan.

- Sachin Tendulkar

I feel when somebody has been playing cricket for a long time, he creates a separate identity for himself.

- Sachin Tendulkar

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