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57 Inspiring Sachin Tendulkar Quotes On Cricket, Dreams, Life And More

Famous As: One of the Greatest Batsmen in the History of Cricket
Born On: April 24, 1973
Born In: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Age: 50 Years

Sachin Tendulkar made his test debut when he was sixteen, and the world never knew that this boy would create history. Born Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, he is a celebrated former Indian batsman. Popularly known as ‘Master Blaster’, Sachin has set far-fetched records on the Cricket field. He is the only player to score 100 international centuries, record holder for the number of runs in One day and Test cricket, the first batsman to score double century in One Day cricket and the only player to complete 30,000 runs in International cricket. Cricket is like a religion in India and Sachin is considered to be the ‘God of Cricket’. A very dominant figure in Indian Cricket, people across the globe have watched this genius decimate the best bowlers with his impeccable batting. This cricketer has also earned honors like ‘Arjuna Award’ and ‘Padma Shri’. Each time the ‘Little Master’ occupied the crease, the country resonated with chants of ‘Sachin, Sachin...’. Though a man of few words, but when Sachin speaks, the world listens, as every word he says holds a world of wisdom. We have gathered some famous quotes and sayings by the legendary cricketer that serve as a testament to his perpetuity. Read through some insightful quotes and thoughts by Sachin Tendulkar and get inspired.

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People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.

People throw stones at you and you convert them into milestones.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Before you lay a foundation on the cricket field, there should be a solid foundation in your heart and you start building on that. After that as you start playing more and more matches, you learn how to score runs and how to take wickets.

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

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

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I have never tried to compare myself to anyone else.

I have never tried to compare myself to anyone else.

Sachin Tendulkar

There are over 200 million illiterate women in India. This low literacy negatively impacts not just their lives but also their families' and the country's economic development. A girl's lack of education also has a negative impact on the health and well-being of her children.

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

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

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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.

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

I get 0.5 seconds to react to a ball, sometimes even less than that. I can't be thinking of what XYZ has said about me. I need to surrender myself to my natural instincts. My subconscious mind knows exactly what to do. It is trained to react. At home, my family doesn't discuss media coverage.

Sachin Tendulkar

Schools across India do not have teachers, libraries, playing grounds and even toilets. I do not want to see empty classrooms, empty libraries. I do not want to see cattle grazing on fields meant to be cricket or football grounds.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sachin Tendulkar

If efforts to do social work are couched in selfish motives, then they will die a premature death. Why would my efforts get politicised? I have values I inherited from my father. He helped many. Anyone, even a postman knocking on our door would get a glass of water and some sweets.

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I just want to continue the way I am going.

I just want to continue the way I am going.

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At the start of my career, when I used to toss and turn at night, I was fighting that feeling and wanting to go to sleep. Now I know that's normal, so I'll just get up and watch TV or something. I know it's just my subconscious mind getting ready for a game.

Sachin Tendulkar
People throw stones at you and u turned them into milestones

People throw stones at you and u turned them into milestones

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

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

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

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

Sachin Tendulkar

Any active sportsman has to be very focused; you've got to be in the right frame of mind. If your energy is diverted in various directions, you do not achieve the results. I need to know when to switch on and switch off: and the rest of the things happen around that. Cricket is in the foreground, the rest is in the background.

Sachin Tendulkar
As a kid I loved John McEnroe. They called me Mac because, while everyone else liked Borg, I was crazy about McEnroe. I tried wearing headbands and sweatbands, and whooping at people. It didn't quite work.

As a kid I loved John McEnroe. They called me Mac because, while everyone else liked Borg, I was crazy about McEnroe. I tried wearing headbands and sweatbands, and whooping at people. It didn't quite work.

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

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

Sachin Tendulkar
I am a sportsman and not a politician. I am a sportsman and will always remain one. I am not going to enter politics giving up cricket, which is my life. I will continue to play cricket.

I am a sportsman and not a politician. I am a sportsman and will always remain one. I am not going to enter politics giving up cricket, which is my life. I will continue to play cricket.

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But eventually it is a game of cricket.

But eventually it is a game of cricket.

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

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

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

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

Sachin Tendulkar