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Best Motivational Quotes by Sachin Tendulkar

      Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar was born 24 April 1973, he is a former international cricketer of India who served as captain of the Indian national team. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket. He is the highest run-scorer of all time in international cricket, and the only player to have scored one hundred international centuries, the first batsman to score a double century in a One Day International (ODI), the holder of the record for the most runs in both Test and ODI cricket, and the only player to complete more than 30,000 runs in international cricket. In 2013, he was the only Indian cricketer included in an all-time Test World XI named to mark the 150th anniversary of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack. He is affectionately known as "Little Master" or "Master Blaster".

      Sachin Tendulkar received the Arjuna Award in 1994 for his outstanding sporting achievement, the Khel Ratna award in 1997, India's highest sporting honor, and the Padma Shri and Padma Vibhushan awards in 1999 and 2008, respectively, India's fourth- and second-highest civilian awards. After a few hours of his final match on 16 November 2013, the Prime Minister's Office announced the decision to award him the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award. He is the youngest recipient to date and the first-ever sportsperson to receive the award. He also won the 2010 Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for cricketer of the year at the ICC awards. In 2012, Tendulkar was nominated to the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Parliament of India. He was also the first sportsperson and the first person without an aviation background to be awarded the honorary rank of group captain by the Indian Air Force. In 2012, he was named an Honorary Member of the Order of Australia.

Quick Facts
Full Name  Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar
Names Earned Master Blaster, God of Cricket, Little Master
Born on 24 April 1973
Place of Birth Bombay (now Mumbai), Maharashtra, India
Father's Name Ramesh Tendulkar
Mother's Name Rajni Tendulkar
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Nationality Indian
School  Indian Education Society's New English School in Bandra (East), Mumbai, Shardashram Vidyamandir School, Dadar, Mumbai
Caste Rajapur Saraswat Brahmin
Address 19-A, Perry Cross Road, Bandra (West), Mumbai
Hobbies Collecting Perfume, Watches & CD's, Listening to Music
Marriage Date 24 May 1995

It's important not to take anything for granted.

Making an effort is in your hands. Giving 100% is in your hands.

In any profession there are always ups and downs.

I fail sometimes I succeed sometimes so that's fair enough. It's a package deal. It comes with that package: failures and success.

It's important to work hard - there's no short cut around that.

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

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

Chase your dreams and don't find shortcuts...!!!

I'm confident and I trust my instincts.

Some people call it fearless some people call it confidence. And I feel I'm confident of whatever I do.

Great individuals and great performances build a team which produces brilliant performances.

It is important to understand that if you do fall it's important for you to get right back up again.

Along with the talent you also need direction.

It's about not accepting every challenge thrown at you. Sometimes you hold back and when it's needed you go for it.

I have never tried to compare myself to anyone else.

If you don't execute on your plans then you don't reach anywhere.