Golf is the closest game to the game we call life. You get bad breaks from good shots; you get good breaks from bad shots - but you have to play the ball where it lies.— Bobby Jones
Empowering Ball Games quotations
At the end of the game the kind and the pawn go back in the same box.
Humpty Dumpty sat on the wall with a joint, drinking some eight-ball.
They say some of my stars drink whiskey, but I have found that ones who drink milkshakes don't win many ball games.
Never allow the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.
Mike, did you ever see the movie 'Cast Away?' In that movie, Tom Hanks' only friend was a ball named Wilson. In this game, Russell Wilson's only friend is a football.
I learned to approach racing like a game of billiards.
If you bash the ball too hard, you get nowhere. As you handle the cue properly, you drive with more finesse.
Money is not a motivating factor. Money doesn't thrill me or make me play better because there are benefits to being wealthy. I'm just happy with a ball at my feet. My motivation comes from playing the game I love. If I wasn't paid to be a professional footballer I would willingly play for nothing.
Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.
Soccer is a game for 22 people that run around, play the ball, and one referee who makes a slew of mistakes, and in the end Germany always wins.
Golf is assuredly a mystifying game. It would seem that if a person has hit a golf ball correctly a thousand times, he should be able to duplicate the performance at will. But such is certainly not the case.
With the game on the line. I want the ball in my hands.
Every man needs woman when his life is mess, because like in game of chess; queen protects king.
I pass and I move, I help you, I look for you, I stop, I raise my head, I look and, above all, I open up the pitch...The one who has the ball, is the master of the game...Thats the school of Joan Vilà, of Albert Benaiges, of Johan Cruijff, of Pep Guardiola
I build myself up with confidence with aggression, and confidence to control the game. If you're the bowler and you've got the ball in your hand you're controlling the game, so you've got to make sure the batsmen knows who's boss.
The ball is round, the game lasts ninety minutes, and everything else is just theory.
There is no perfect time to start. You do not have to know everything to get going. Just get into the game. You will learn by doing.
Guns do not make you a killer. I think killing makes you a killer. You can kill someone with a baseball bat or a car, but no one is trying to ban you from driving to the ball game.
Football is a simple game. Twenty-two men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end, the Germans always win.
I love the feel of hitting the ball hard, the pleasure of a rally.
It is these things that make tennis the delightful game that it is.
The world's a puzzle; no need to make sense out of it.
Strangely, in slow motion replay, the ball seemed to hang in the air for even longer.
Well, boys, it's a round ball and a round bat and you got to hit the ball square.
That's the name of the game ... pleasing the customer. If we ever lose sight of that fact, we've lost the ball game.
I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
I’ve lived the literal meaning of the ‘land of the free’ and ‘home of the brave.’ It’s not corny for me. I feel it in my heart. I feel it in my chest. Even at a ball game, when someone talks during the anthem or doesn’t take off his hat, it pisses me off. I’m not one to be quiet about it, either.
Children must receive music instruction as naturally as food, with as much pleasure as they derive from a ball game, and this must happen from the beginning of their lives.
There's only one ball game for any writer, and it's to keep you turning the pages. That's the whole ball game. That's what I have to do.
Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one's hand.
Yelling doesn't win ball games. It doesn't put any points on the scoreboard. And I don't think words win ball games all the time. Players do. Preparation does.
A barber is by nature and inclination a sport.
He can tell you at what exact hour the ball game is to begin, can foretell its issue without losing a stroke of the razor, and can explain the points of inferiority of all the players, as compared with the better men that he has personally seen elsewhere, with the nicety of a professional.
Most ball games are lost, not won.
No one ever won a game by resigning.
Play ball! Means something more than runs Or pitches thudding into gloves! Remember through the summer suns This is the game your country loves.
I can sit all day in a comfortable chair and watch ball games, but I don't need a blanket.
It's important for the young players to practice other ball games as well, basketball or table tennis. On the tennis court, you can improve your eye through a kind of overexertion.
Chess like love, like music, has the power to make man happy.
Hold a baseball in your hand ... Feel the ball, turn it over in your hand; hold it across the seam or the other way, with the seam just to the side of your middle finger. Speculation stirs. You want to get outdoors and throw this spare and sensual object to somebody or, at the very least, watch somebody else throw it. The game has begun.
Free speech is the whole thing, the whole ball game. Free speech is life itself.
Football is a simple game based on the giving and taking of passes, of controlling the ball and of making yourself available to receive a pass. It is terribly simple.
Don't bunt. Aim out of the ball park. Aim for the company of immortals.
Will TV kill the theater? If the programs I have seen, save for "Kukla, Fran and Ollie," the ball games and the fights, are any criterion, the theater need not wake up in a cold sweat.
Alcohol whipped me. Alcohol and I had many, many marvelous times together. We laughed, we talked, we danced at the party together; then one day I woke up and the band had gone home and I was lying in the broken glass with a shirt full of puke and I said, 'Hey, man, the ball game's up'.
Part of the charm of basketball lies in the fact that it's a simple game to understand. Players race up and down a fairly small area indoors and stuff the ball into a ring with Madonna's dress hanging on it.
I've learned a lot about the process.
I had no idea how the balls got from the officials locker room down on the field and so forth and so on and all of that. That's not something I have ever thought or concerned myself about [on] game day. I've concerned myself with preparing and coaching the team.
As a quarterback, you try to manage the game.
It's not just throwing the ball. You have to manage the running game and getting out of bad situations and there are a lot of things to it. That's what I'm trying to do.