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I only have two thing in my life, my family and work. If there's any time left over, then I play sports. ⏤ Mark Zandi

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That's the beauty of sport. Sometimes you laugh, sometimes you cry.

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Winners never quit and quitters never win.

Vince Lombardi, coach

Sports without music, it's nothing but a game. Music adds the emotion.

Ice Cube, musician

Sports do not build character. They reveal it.

John Wooden, coach

Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.

George S. Patton, soldier

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, actor

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

Peggy Fleming, athlete

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

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician

If you drink don't drive. Don't even putt.

Dean Martin, actor

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

Mike Singletary, athlete

If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score?

Vince Lombardi, coach

You can't win unless you learn how to lose.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, athlete

There is a syndrome in sports called paralysis by analysis.

Arthur Ashe, athlete

In sports, you simply aren't considered a real champion until you have defended your title successfully. Winning it once can be a fluke; winning it twice proves you are the best.

Althea Gibson, athlete

It ain't over till it's over.

Yogi Berra, athlete

All hockey players are bilingual. They know English and profanity.

Gordie Howe, athlete

You can't put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.

Michael Phelps, swimmer

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

William Arthur Ward, writer

You win some, lose some, and wreck some.

Dale Earnhardt, celebrity

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.

Michael Jordan, basketball player

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


Sports should always be fun.

Charles Mann,

I like people who are enthused about things they do, like travel, sports, work. I like being with people who have things they're excited about.

Parker Stevenson, actor

I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out.

Rodney Dangerfield, comedian

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

Joe Montana, athlete

Half the lies they tell about me aren't true.

Yogi Berra, athlete

The problem with winter sports is that -- follow me closely here -- they generally take place in winter.

Dave Barry, journalist

Durability is part of what makes a great athlete.

Bill Russell, athlete

Sports is a metaphor for overcoming obstacles and achieving against great odds. Athletes, in times of difficulty, can be important role models.

Bill Bradley, politician

I used to play sports. Then I realized you can buy trophies. Now I am good at everything.

Demetri Martin, comedian

Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence.

George Will, journalist

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

George Shultz,

Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.

Bobby Unser, celebrity

I am building a fire, and everyday I train, I add more fuel. At just the right moment, I light the match.

Mia Hamm, athlete

I've been on enough sports teams in my life to have experienced the magic of what can happen when a group of people care for and love each other.

Tim Ryan, politician

A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.

Wayne Gretzky, athlete

I have long recognized a link between fitness and mental health and I think we need to encourage young people to take part in sports and team activities because we know it has such positive results.

Tipper Gore, celebrity

You don't play against opponents, you play against the game of basketball.

Bobby Knight, basketball coach

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

Pierre de Coubertin, leader

As athletes, we're used to reacting quickly. Here, it's 'come, stop, come, stop.' There's a lot of downtime. That's the toughest part of the day.

Michael Jordan, basketball player

Hitting is timing. Pitching is upsetting timing.

Warren Spahn, athlete

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, athlete

A lifetime of training for just ten seconds.

Jesse Owens, athlete

Tiger Woods is the only sports star who's worth every penny he makes.

Mark Wahlberg, actor

I have my parents to thank for that, they raised me to be active and play all sports. They taught me the importance of staying healthy, being focused and setting goals in whatever I do.

Kiana Tom, model

I learned easily and had time to follow my inclination for sports (light athletics and skiing) and chemistry, which I taught myself by reading all textbooks I could get.

Robert Huber, scientist

My parents couldn't handle my energy so they enrolled me in every sport the school was offering. I didn't resent it because I loved sports and picked them up easily.

Channing Tatum, actor

No matter how many years you play, it's always something new and exciting. It's sports, you never know what may happen.

Curtis Joseph, athlete

I never played sports. I wasn't any good at them.

Leighton Meester, actress

You know it's going to hell when the best rapper out there is white and the best golfer is black.

Charles Barkley, basketball player

My dad told us up front, 'Guys, if you want to play sports, go ahead, but it's your decision.'

Peyton Manning, athlete

Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers.

Herbert Hoover, president

If I weren't earning $3 million a year to dunk a basketball, most people on the street would run in the other direction if they saw me coming.

Charles Barkley, basketball player

People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.

Rogers Hornsby, athlete

I liked sports but I never really had the confidence. I was always coordinated and it came easy to me, but I didn't have the confidence to go along with the physical skill.

Bradley Cooper, actor

Skiing combines outdoor fun with knocking down trees with your face.

Dave Barry, journalist

Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness.

William Wordsworth, poet

Reverse every natural instinct and do the opposite of what you are inclined to do, and you will probably come very close to having a perfect golf swing.

Ben Hogan, athlete

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, actor

The only way to prove that you're a good sport is to lose.

Ernie Banks, athlete

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?


When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.

Hunter S. Thompson, journalist

The fewer rules a coach has, the fewer rules there are for players to break.

John Madden, entertainer

If luck weren't involved, I'd win every tournament!

Phil Hellmuth,

Hockey is a sport for white men. Basketball is a sport for black men. Golf is a sport for white men dressed like black pimps.

Tiger Woods, athlete

The human spirit sublimatesthe impulses it thwarts:a healthy sex life mitigatesthe lust for other sports.

Piet Hein,

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

Chuck D,

All sports for all people.

Pierre de Coubertin, leader

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,

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, critic

All sports must be treated on the basis of equality.

Pierre de Coubertin, leader

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,

Talk radio has almost ruined the sports fan.

Phil Simms, athlete

Olympism is the marriage of sport and culture.

Juan Antonio Samaranch, celebrity

I've always been a guy who wants to play sports, not watch them.

Shaun White, snowboarder

I've been looking at companies that are on a positive path vs. a negative path and I've come to use the language of sports, winning streaks and losing streaks.

Rosabeth Moss Kanter, businesswoman

I liked the energy of cooking, the action, the camaraderie. I often compare the kitchen to sports and compare the chef to a coach. There are a lot of similarities to it.

Todd English, chef

Before Huey was 5, I could take him to work with me. Now, though, he has sports and lessons and friends, and it's not fair to remove him from his whole life.

Marg Helgenberger, actress

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

Avery Brundage, athlete

A lot of these angles are really about trying to mimic broadcast sports angles in order to anchor the scene, to sort of normalize it before it becomes abstracted.

Matthew Barney, artist

I think that every single person should play sports.

Donovan Bailey, sprinter

Ethnic prejudice has no place in sports, and baseball must recognize that truth if it is to maintain stature as a national game.

Branch Rickey, athlete

There's steps that I've taken already, and each week, talking with the sports psychologist on a routine basis and working with the different programs that we're going through. This is all stuff that you can say you're going to make a difference, but I'm putting it into action.

Kurt Busch, celebrity

I don't care what they say about me when I'm through with sports. I don't want to be known as anything else in life but a great father.

Deion Sanders, athlete

I'm in the perfect position. It's a sports position and a political position where I can help better the lives of athletes around the world.

Angela Ruggiero, athlete

The world doesn't want to hear about the labor pains, it only wants to see the baby.

Johnny Sain as told to Jim Bouton in Ball Four,

I had spindly little ankles, and growing up in Canada, I couldn't skate. I was no good at any sports so was very much a pariah through those adolescent years.

Neil Peart, musician

I sort of try to write everything for me. I'm a huge sports fan but have no interest in minutiae. I don't remember who won Super Bowls five years ago or listen to sports talk radio. I'm trying to make sure the jokes are self-contained so they're accessible to everyone.

Norm MacDonald, actor

Academics often discount the value of top-rated sports programs in helping to develop a campus life and in contributing to the overall success of a college or university. Like it or not, the sports programs a college or university has are the front page of that university.

James E. Rogers, educator

Approach the game with no preset agendas and you'll probably come away surprised at your overall efforts.

Phil Jackson, coach

I live by 'Go big or go home.' That's with everything. It's like either commit and go for it or don't do it at all. I apply that to everything. I apply that to relationships, I apply that to like sports, I apply that to everything. That's what I live by. That's how I like it.

Paul Walker, actor

In sport, mental imagery is used primarily to help you get the best out of yourself in training and competition. The developing athletes who make the fastest progress and those who ultimately become their best make extensive use of mental imagery. They use it daily as a means of directing what will happen in training, and as a way of pre-experiencing their best competition performances.

Terry Orlick,

I don't really like politics that much. And I like the order and simplicity of sports. They have an ending. You can argue with your friends about it, but in the end you still like sports. I almost love the fantasy world of sports more than the real world.

Norm MacDonald, actor

I am very slow to warm. I've always been sort of a loner. I didn't play team sports. I am better one-on-one than in big groups.

Rooney Mara, actress

I love that men like to look at women, that they love sports, that they need to know the inner workings of mechanical objects. I love the whole makeup of men - that they never mature and are always just boys.

Krista Allen, actress

Sports without music is just a game. Music makes it entertaining.

Ice Cube, musician

It was actually drumming that gave me the stamina to get into sports later.

Neil Peart, musician

Louie and Seabiscuit were both Californians and both on the sports pages in the 1930s. I was fascinated. When I learned about his World War II experiences, I thought, 'If this guy is still alive, I want to meet him.'

Laura Hillenbrand, author

My favorite sports movies, I like 'Remember the Titans' and 'Hoosiers' Jimmy Chitwood, from the corner.

Shaun Alexander, athlete

Any time Detroit scores more than 100 points and holds the other team below 100 points they almost always win.

Doug Collins, athlete

Sports is the toy department of human life.

Howard Cosell, lawyer

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