quote by Roddy Piper

Just when you think you know the answers, I change the questions.

— Roddy Piper

Profound Professional Sports quotations

Professional sports quote The real workout starts when you want to stop.

The real workout starts when you want to stop.

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There is no mat space for malcontents or dissenters.

One must neither celebrate insanely when he wins, nor sulk when he loses. He accepts victory professionally, humbly; he hates defeat, but makes no poor display of it.

I think it's my personality to overcome things, learn from them and become stronger, both personally and professionally. To be honest, I welcome those hardships.

Professional sports quote Your body will be around a lot longer than that expensive handbag. Invest in you

Your body will be around a lot longer than that expensive handbag. Invest in yourself.

Professional football in America is a special game, a unique game .

.. It is a rare game. The men who play it make it so. All of them are fearless. All of them are strong, quick. And all of them are part of a story that began long ago. A story written by men who found, in the sport, a demanding measure for their own courage and ability.

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.

Professional sports are something they can't control.

Professional sports quote Our bodies are capable of anything. It's our mind we have to convince.

Our bodies are capable of anything. It's our mind we have to convince.

I think professional sports, football, to use it as an example, it's fundamentally a form of entertainment.

Several professional athletes have wrongly taught many young Americans by example that the only way to succeed in sports is to take steroids.

I've been fighting for more than 24 years and as I continue my ascendant career, I want to be true to myself. I want to try to be the best role model I can be for kids who might look into boxing as a sport and a professional career. I have and will always be a proud Puerto Rican. I have always been and always will be a proud gay man.

Professional sports quote Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.

Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.

Sport must be amateur or it is not sport. Sports played professionally are entertainment.

Being a professional is doing the things you love to do, on the days you don't feel like doing them.

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.

Professional sports quote Every artist was first an amateur.

Every artist was first an amateur.

If you're looking to be a professional athlete on the top tier of any sport, my best advice is to put everything you have into it. If you're not, somebody else is. It's got to be all or nothing.

I think sports for kids is the greatest thing in the world because it teaches you how to share, about winning and losing and pressure. But I don't think you should force your kid to become a professional athlete.

Until my senior year, baseball and basketball were my best sports;

and even when I was a senior, I still wanted to play baseball professionally. But the family wanted me to go to college and I guess I agreed with them or else I would have accepted some of the offers I got.

Professional sports quote Champions aren't made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep

Champions aren't made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them - a desire, a vision, a dream.

I think it's the real world. The people we're writing about in professional sports, they're suffering and living and dying and loving and trying to make their way through life just as the brick layers and politicians are.

Golf is the only sport that a professional can enjoy playing with his friends.

It wasn't until after I received my education that I seriously looked at sports entertainment as a way to make a career for myself. And they've got to take it in stride. It's very much like acting or playing professional sports: One percent of one percent of the people who try out for it can actually say they make their living off of doing it.

Professional sports quote If youre not failing once in a while, it probably means youre not stretching you

If youre not failing once in a while, it probably means youre not stretching yourself.

Avoiding any of the tenets of amateurism, after all, certainly does not make you a good professional. Perhaps it is better to see fearless flair and professional steeliness as two ideas which must always coexist. One half of sport may be about harnessing human talent, but the other half depends on setting it free.

It's funny, you can get over the win pretty quick and get ready for the next opponent. When you lose, it just eats at you.... What could we have done? What should I have done? All those things. Just part of playing professional sports and sports in general.

Professional golf is the only sport where, if you win 20% of the time, you're the best.

Professional sports quote Learn the rules like a pro so you can break them like an artist.

Learn the rules like a pro so you can break them like an artist.

Professional bodybuilding is a sport of total dedication.

You must dedicate every aspect of every day to the attainment of your goals if you want to succeed. It is not enough to merely go to the gym to "work out." You must put all of your concentration and focus on each rep, on each set, on each exercise to have a successful workout.

I'm thrilled, I'm grateful, I'm blessed.

I played for the world's greatest professional sports team in history. Once a Dallas Cowboy, always a Dallas Cowboy.

It is cycling as a professional sport that represents the problem. It can transform someone into a liar.

Professional sports quote My failure gave me strength, my pain was my motivation.

My failure gave me strength, my pain was my motivation.

You need to have a great, strong bladder to call professional sports because, especially in football where, you know, you don't know how long a half's going to last and then the timeouts happen and a incomplete pass.

I work under three umbrellas: entertainment, education, and entrepreneurship.

Of course the entertainment fragment speaks for itself because I'm in Chicago. However, a lot of folks may not know I teach courses at Ohio State University that covers life in professional sports.

We have not made cricket and football [soccer] professional because of any astonishing avarice or new vulgarity. We have made them professional because we would have them perfect. We have dedicated men to them as to some god of inhuman excellence. We care more for football than for the fun of playing football.

Professional sports quote If you think it's expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you

If you think it's expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur.

I'm always positive when it comes to professional bodybuilding, hell I'm Mr.

Olympia for God's sake. If I'm number one in our sport and I have a negative attitude then our sport don't need me and I don't need our sport. There are problems and controversy in all sports. That's really unavoidable.

At ten I was playing against 18-year-old guys.

At 15 I was playing professional ball with the Birmingham Black Barons, so I really came very quickly in all sports.

To convert college sports into professional sports would be tantamount to converting it into minor league sports. And we know that in the U.S., minor league sports aren’t very successful either for fan support or for the fan experience.

Professional sports quote Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.

Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.

Drugs are very much a part of professional sports today, but when you think about it, golf is the only sport where the players aren't penalized for being on grass.

I don't believe professional athletes should be role models.

I believe parents should be role models.... It's not like it was when I was growing up. My mom and my grandmother told me how it was going to be. If I didn't like it, they said, Don't let the door hit you in the ass on your way out. Parents have to take better control.

The only thing wrong with the NBA - or any other professional sport, for that matter - is a wild epidemic of Dumbness and overweening Greed. There is no Mystery about it, and no need to change any rules.

I was an All-American in wrestling in high school, was National Champion in Chinese kickboxing in 1999 and have spent a lot of time around professional athletes, which includes my eight-plus years as CEO of a sports nutrition company.

You can't imagine the number of people in professional sports who have come up to me and said, "God, you treat those assholes like I'd like to treat them." And my question is, "Then why don't you?".

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