quote by Eunice Kennedy Shriver

You are the stars and the world is watching you. By your presence, you send a message to every village, every city, every nation. A message of hope. A message of victory.

— Eunice Kennedy Shriver

Reckoning Sports Stars quotations

Sports stars quote You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.
You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.

In my life, I've been a movie star, a rock star, and a sports star, all wrapped up into one-and worked harder at it than anybody else.

The star player must slay his ego and learn teamwork and communication skills before he can achieve the ultimate in sport

Sports stars quote If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent yo
If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.

Living in Dallas, I root for the Mavericks and the Stars and the Cowboys, but I've always pulled for the Chicago Cubs. I enjoy watching them play.

There are many stars and a few super-stars in sport.

There are champions who bag a coronet now and then, and there are others who dominate some game year after year. In other words there are Bobby Jones and Helen Wills.


My sister's expecting a baby, and I don't know if I'm going to be an uncle or an aunt.

Sports stars quote When it rains, look for rainbows. When it's dark, look for stars.
When it rains, look for rainbows. When it's dark, look for stars.

The job now is to institutionalize all of that [Vatican finances], and I wouldn't bet against Cardinal [George] Pell, who hasn't shied away from contact sports since his days as an Australian-rules football star.

Earlier in this century, philanthropy often flowed from the wills of dead industrialists. In recent decades, it's as likely to have come from a very alive business leader, entertainer, artist or sports star. The most effective of these patrons begin the process of giving by asking what they care about passionately.

To be a star and stay a star, I think you've got to have a certain air of arrogance about you, a cockiness, a swagger on the field that says, "I can do this and you can't stop me." I know that I play baseball with this air of arrogance, but I think it's lacking in a lot of guys who could have the potential to be stars.

Sports stars quote Just as the water reflects the stars and the moon, the body reflects the mind an
Just as the water reflects the stars and the moon, the body reflects the mind and soul.

A baseball field must be the most beautiful thing in the world.

It's so honest and precise. And we play on it. Every star gets humbled. Every mediocre player has a great moment.


The first time I ever saw Arnold Palmer, I said, There's a star.

The first time I saw Jack Nicklaus, I said, Superstar. I feel the same way about Tiger Woods.

I love my fans in Philadelphia, but this is the hardest place in the world to play in. And I think it's the hardest place to play in to be a superstar. Just to be the No. 1 guy. All eyes on you - because everybody wants you to be perfect, but not themselves.

Sports stars quote I will love the light for it shows me the way; yet I will love the darkness for
I will love the light for it shows me the way; yet I will love the darkness for it shows me the stars.

A coach has to worry not so much about creating motivation, esprit de corps, as about destroying it. The true competitor has it; he wouldn't be a star if he didn't. So you have to mold all these egos together and make sure in your selection of people that you don't destroy the feeling of togetherness or morale, because it is a fragile thing.

While writing my first 90 books, I was magazine editor, publisher, book publisher, executive, etc., so I was established in publishing. three of my seven or so books were biographies of sports stars and really opened doors for me in that area.

Do you believe you're a starter or a benchwarmer? Do you believe you're an all-star or an also- ran? If the answers to these questions are the latter, your play on the field will reflect it. But when you've learned to shut off outside influences and believe in yourself, there's no telling how good a player you can be.

Sports stars quote I've loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.
I've loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.

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

The marketing of players has created untold wealth for many sports stars.

You can't blame them or the company that covets the relationship with them, but that doesn't mean the player is good.

You can't explain the feeling of singing hit songs to an audience - it's like being a genuine sports star at the peak of their powers.

Sports stars quote Be humble for you are made of earth. Be noble for you are made of stars.
Be humble for you are made of earth. Be noble for you are made of stars.

If we want to go to space with humans, that's for fun not for science.

Human adventures in space are just sporting events.

And, in nineteen seventy two Olympic Games I wasn't really going to be a star, and overnight I became a star.


People's instinct when they hear someone is madly obsessed with Star Wars or Harry Potter or something like that, they think that it's odd and not as cool as being a massive sports fan or film nerd. But I think it's amazing and something that should be celebrated and definitely not looked down on or misunderstood.

Sports stars 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.

Since I was in high school, I wanted to play professional football and professional baseball, be a two-sport star.

When my TV show, 'Sports Jobs with Junior Seau,' assigned me to be a 'Sports Illustrated' reporter for a weekend, I didn't realize I'd have to squeeze it in around another sports job. I had planned to retire from the NFL to enjoy the cushy lifestyle of a full-time reality TV star, but I wound up getting run over by a bull.

I keep getting these extraordinary letteres, really weird ones from American sports stars - I've always thought you were one pretty lady and now that you're single I want to meet you for a drink.

Sports stars quote The real workout starts when you want to stop.
The real workout starts when you want to stop.
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Henry Kissinger appeared on Dynasty. Have you had any celebrities outside of the film or acting realm that have said, "You know, I'd love to do a bit part or something," a sports star or a politician or?


I learned a hell of a lot from my co-star, Kurt Russell.

He's one of my closest friends and was one of my best teachers. He was the pro. He approached it like a baseball player. Acting is a contact sport to him.

Football leads to a crime rate among people that play in the NFL that is less than the gen pop, the general population. The numbers have been run. It's just that people who play football are stars and, as such, what they do occurs with greater media scrutiny. So when one of them happens to engage in some sort of questionable behavior, it happens to (in a lot of it people's minds) speak for the whole sport and everybody that plays it.

Sports stars 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.

Sport is cultural. What the star athlete does helps to define the culture. What the star athlete does on a Canadian team, especially if he or she is Canadian, helps define Canadian-ness.

The sporting fields where Australia's greats began their careers are built and rebuilt with Commonwealth help, as are the halls and community centres where our most of our well-known stars first felt the magic of the stage.

There's no doubt that he's the biggest sports star in the world now. (on David Beckham)

Sports stars quote Let the waters settle and you will see the moon and the stars mirrored in your o
Let the waters settle and you will see the moon and the stars mirrored in your own being.

Sports figures are to the '70s what movie stars were to the '60s.

Being a sport star and a chef both require passion, commitment, work and natural ability.

The people we talk about around water cooler at work or at school, they're all the people who are visible in our media whether it's a sports star or a movie star or a writer or a politician. They are people that have received media exposure and have become important to us in a way that's not realistic.

David Epstein, the author of the best book on athletics in recent memory - "The Sports Gene" - wrote to me to say that he thinks I'm being overly generous. He points out that, for years, there used to be an "all-star challenge" on television, in which the best professional athletes from a variety of sports competed in a kind of makeshift decathlon.

I would just say that I could share what served me, which was trying to find the best material that I could possibly find and make it better. When other celebrities and sports stars, or people that are successful in another area, cross over into movies, they're always encouraged to bring that same tenacity and that same relentless drive that you had to make it. You have to apply that to acting.

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