Track and field, because it was something I could do by myself, one-on-one, me against everybody else.

— Jim Thorpe

The most thrilling Jim Thorpe quotes that will inspire your inner self

I give 'em the hip, then I take it away.


The Yankees, you see, they're a money team, they're the class of baseball.

You don't ever bet against that.


I am no more proud of my career as an athlete than I am of the fact that I am a direct descendant of that noble warrior [Chief Black Hawk].


I never was content unless I was trying my skill...or testing my endurance.


I have always liked sport and only played or run races for the fun of the thing.