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Jan Timman Quotes and Sayings

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The more games I will play, the faster I will be back
on a top spot in the world rankings.
- Jan Timman

I am still full of ambition.
- Jan Timman

That's what learning is, after all;
not whether we lose the game,
but how we lose and h
ow we've changed because of it
and what we take away from it
that we never had before,
to apply to other games.
Losing, in a curious way, is winning.
- Richard Bach

The greatest battle of all is simply... Life.
This is no child's game. This is the big one -
the Super Bowl - the Game of all games.
The rules of Life are unwritten and unknown.
Perhaps, one could say that there are no rules.
The Judge has ultimate power.
She can call the game at any time - for any reason.
The penalties in the Game are completely arbitrary -
in both timing and severity.
Penalty for what, we ask?
The Judge is silent.
How can I win the Game?
"You can never win," comes the answer,
"So just take pleasure in playing the Game."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

I like poems that are little games.
- Peter Davison

You know they're not going to lose 162 consecutive games.
- Harry Caray

Most ball games are lost, not won.
- Casey Stengel

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If a man watches three football games in a row,
he should be declared legally dead.
- Erma Bombeck

Fitness needs to be perceived as fun and games or we subconsciously avoid it.
- Alan Thicke

The triple is the most exciting play in baseball.
Home runs win a lot of games, but I never understood
why fans are so obsessed with them.
- Hank Aaron

The only legitimate use of a computer is to play games.
- Eugene Jarvis

Anybody who watches three games of football in a row
should be declared brain dead.
- Erma Bombeck

Man, if I made one million dollars I would come in at six in the morning,
sweep the stands, wash the uniforms,
clean out the office,
manage the team and play the games.
- Duke Snider

Yeah, I play a lot of their games.
Going way back to Bulls vs.
Lakers to the later Live stuff, I go at it quite a bit.
More than anything tough, I play Madden.
- Jason Kidd

There is no similarity between golf and putting;
they are two different games,
one played in the air, and the other on the ground.
- Ben Hogan

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

Right now we're working on finishing up Pirates!
for the Xbox, we're developing Civilization IV and
we've got a couple other games in development that
we'll tell you about soon.
- Sid Meier

The Xbox 360 is the first console that I've ever worked
with that actually has development tools that are better
for games than what we've had on PC.
- John Carmack

The Olympic Games are for the world and all nations
must be admitted to them.
- Pierre de Coubertin

I think video games are a great kind of entertainment.
They have replaced a lot of games people normally play
with their friends and neighbours,
like Monopoly.
- Uwe Boll

My aim is to play as many games as possible and to
go out and be one of the 11 players again.
- Dennis Bergkamp

Looking back on those games, I probably hustled out
of position as much as I hustled into position since
I really never had any real training.
I was working on instincts alone.
- Jim Evans

To be great we need to win games we aren't supposed to win.
- Julius Erving

I love to play games.
I really like football, and I also like to ride horses.
- Mary-Kate Olsen

I did pretty well at the Sydney Olympics,
but those were my first Games.
- Marion Jones

I may play some exhibition games so I don't want to
quit the game of chess completely.
I just decided and it's a firm decision not to play
competitive chess anymore.
- Garry Kasparov

Love is all fun and games until someone loses an eye or gets pregnant.
- Jim Cole

No matter how much you've won, no matter how many games,
no matter how many championships, no matter how many Super Bowls,
you're not winning now, so you stink.
- Bill Parcells

I deleted all the games from my computer.
I spent days trawling the Internet.
I started slowly.
- Mary Garden

The reason I think I'm a good pitcher is I locate my
fastball and I change speeds.
Period.
That's what you do to pitch.
That's what pitchers have to do to win games.
- Greg Maddux

What I was proud of was that I used very few parts
to build a computer that could actually speak words
on a screen and type words on a keyboard and run a
programming language that could play games.
And I did all this myself.
- Steve Wozniak

And from that nineteen sixty four, this was my goal to go to Olympic Games.
And I realized what does it mean, Olympic Games,
like big celebration.
- Olga Korbut

I love X-Games music.
- Jon Anderson

I enjoy the last quarter of all basketball games.
- Sarah Silverman

I used to collect hockey cards.
It was like Vegas at my school.
You'd go to school with your box of cards,
and at recess and lunchtime there were all these games we'd play.
- Steve Nash

There's been a lot of talk of me being a one-man show
but that's simply not the case.
We win games when I score 40 points and we've won when I score 10.
- Kobe Bryant

I had no idea until I joined the games industry and
met some of the power players,
particularly those running large public companies,
that much of this world is run by complete clowns.
- Mike Wilson

All pro sports, as well as the NCAA,
should thank God every day we have sports betting here...
We have the only agency in the world that regulates the honesty of games.
- Meyer Lansky

Nothing I have done professionally will top the feeling
I got when singing with John Farnham at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney.
- Olivia Newton-John

Most one run games are lost, not won.
- Gene Mauch

There's not a whole lot of events out there on television,
especially in the years between Olympic Games.
- Shannon Miller

Of course, we also have the responsibility to win games
and the difficulty in the job is to combine both.
- Arsene Wenger

The key to winning baseball games is pitching,
fundamentals, and three run homers.
- Earl Weaver

It is in games that many men discover their paradise.
- Robert Wilson Lynd

Players lose you games, not tactics.
There's so much crap talked about tactics by people
who barely know how to win at dominoes.
- Brian Clough

I'm such a video game fan that being able to do voices
in video games is just fantastic.
- Will Friedle

The fact that the games were so close was a tribute
to the level of skill in the World Cup.
- Lorrie Fair

I crack jokes and play games and that's really more
my nature than being cold.
- Bernhard Langer

That's what I do now: I lead and I teach.
If we win basketball games from doing that,
then that's great, but I lead and teach.
Those are the two things I concentrate on.
- Mike Krzyzewski

A manager's job is simple.
For one hundred sixty-two games you try not to screw
up all that smart stuff your organization did last December.
- Earl Weaver

The team that wins two-thirds of its one run games
usually wins the pennant.
- Pete Rose

The Olympic Games are the quadrennial celebration of
the springtime of humanity.
- Pierre de Coubertin

Some games you win, some you lose, and some you draw.
- Michel Patini

I have been a fan all my life, but now I have been
out of football for over 10 years,
and out of baseball for a little over six years and I don't go to games.
- Bo Jackson

Good pitchers, after a tough outing,
bounce back.
Real good pitchers don't let too many poor games get in there.
- Don Cooper

Win or lose, I've been fortunate to be able to pitch
deep enough into games to get decisions.
- Dontrelle Willis

It's a weird scene.
You win a few baseball games and all of a sudden you're
surrounded by reporters and TV men with cameras asking
you about Vietnam and race relations.
- Vida Blue

If I couldn't broadcast baseball games,
I think I would make a good impression on people.
- Mackenzie Astin

I was always the last one chosen for football games in Central Park.
- Merlin Olsen

I think the Lombardi teams enjoyed and wanted to get into the big games.
- Ray Nitschke

To be on television and have my nieces and nephews see me,
and seeing them wear my shirt to the games and be proud,
it's so sweet.
Sometimes it feels like it's just a dream.
- Sue Wicks

And of course in America you've got American football
and baseball and all those other ball games,
soccer has become a little niche that the women have kind of filled.
- Parminder Nagra

Politics isn't about big money or power games;
it's about the improvement of people's lives.
- Paul Wellstone

I vividly remember bowling 20 + games a day,
2 or 3 times a week.
- Joe Tex

I hope we can build our offense and go out there and win games.
- Jamal Lewis

The London Games will be designed for the athletes
and we will provide them with the very best venues
and the very best conditions to pursue their sporting dreams in London.
- Sebastian Coe

If anything goes bad, I did it.
If anything goes semi-good, we did it.
If anything goes really good, then you did it.
That's all it takes to get people to win football games for you.
- Paul Bryant

Baseball, it is said, is only a game.
True.
And the Grand Canyon is only a hole in Arizona.
Not all holes, or games, are created equal.
- George Will

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

We have drained common sense out of our politics.
The more we focus on tactics and games,
the more good people check out and give up.
- Deval Patrick

Baseball hasn't forgotten me.
I go to a lot of old-timers games and I haven't lost a thing.
I sit in the bullpen and let people throw things at me.
Just like old times.
- Bob Uecker


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