Sport Quotes - Famous Top 100

Sport Quotes

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Adversity cause some men to break; others to break records.

WILLIAM ARTHUR WARD

also attributed to Vince Lombardi

ANON.

Athletes need 'freedom of excess'. That is why we gave them this motto

Bullfighting is the only art in which the artist is in danger of death and in which the degree of brilliance in the performance is left to the fighter's honor.

ERNEST HEMINGWAY

Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.

MIKE SINGLETARY

Durability is part of what makes a great athlete.

BILL RUSSELL

Fifty percent of life in the N.B.A. is sex. The other fifty percent is money.

DENNIS RODMAN

For man, maximum excitement is the confrontation of death and the skillful defiance of it by watching others fed to it as he survives transfixed with rapture.

ERNEST BECKER

From speech in an Olympic Education event, 4 November 2000.

VOULA PATOULIDOU

How many charming talents have been spoiled by the instilled desire to do 'important' work! Some people are born to lift heavy weights. Some are born to juggle with golden balls.

MAX BEERBOHM

I asked a ref if he could give me a technical foul for thinking bad things about him. He said, of course not. I said, well, I think you stink. And he gave me a technical. You can't trust em.

JIM VALVANO

I don't think I can be expected to take seriously any game which takes less than three days to reach its conclusion.

TOM STOPPARD

I run because it's my passion, and not just a sport. Every time I walk out the door, I know why I'm going where I'm going and I'm already focused on that special place where I find my peace and solitude. Running, to me, is more than just a physical exercise... it's a consistent reward for victory!

SASHA AZEVEDO

I strongly believe the black culture spends too much time, energy and effort raising, praising, and teasing our black children about the dubious glories of professional sports.

ARTHUR ASHE

If luck weren't involved, I'd win every tournament!Phil Hellmuth, PokerListings.com

PHIL HELLMUTH

In sports... you play from the time you're eight years old, and then you're done forever.

JOE MONTANA

It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.

SENECA (SENECA THE ELDER)

Never let a win get to your head, or a loss to your heart.

CHUCK D, FROM SONG BY PUBLIC ENEMY HE GOT GAME

Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules, and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence: in other words it is war minus the shooting.

GEORGE ORWELL, SHOOTING AN ELEPHANT, THE SPORTING SPIRIT, 1950

Since the Bible and the church are obviously mistaken in telling us where we came from, how can we trust them to tell us where we are going?

ANONYMOUS

Skiing: the art of catching cold and going broke while rapidly heading nowhere at great personal risk.

SOURCE UNKNOWN

Sport inevitably creates deadness of feeling. No one could take pleasure in it who was sensitive to suffering; and therefore its pursuit by women is much more to be regretted than its pursuit by men, because women pursue much more violently and recklessly what they pursue at all.

OUIDA

Sports do not build character. They reveal it.

JOHN WOODEN

Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.

GEORGE WILL, 1994

Sports should always be fun.

CHARLES MANN

Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.

GENERAL GEORGE PATTON

The first thing is to love your sport. Never do it to please someone else. It has to be yours.

PEGGY FLEMING

The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it-as long as you really believe 100 percent.

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER

The minute you start talking about what you're going to do if you lose, you have lost.

GEORGE SHULTZ

There are people who think that wrestling is an ignoble sport. Wrestling is not sport, it is a spectacle, and it is no more ignoble to attend a wrestled performance of suffering than a performance of the sorrows of Arnolphe or Andromaque.

ROLAND BARTHES

There is a syndrome in sports called paralysis by analysis.

ARTHUR ASHE

There is no greater honor than the one received by athletes the moment they see the raised flag of their country at the highest level, and when they hear their national anthem inundating every corner of the stadium and reaching the ends of the earth.

This phrase, Citius, Altius, Fortius is the Olympic Motto.

PIERRE DE COUBERTIN

When we lose, I eat. When we win, I eat. I also eat when we're rained out.

TOMMY LASORDA

Winners never quit and quitters never win.


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