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Sport Quotes

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Olympism is the marriage of sport and culture.
- Juan Antonio Samaranch

Related topics: Sports

Other sports play once a week but this sport is with us every day.
- Peter Ueberroth

Bodybuilding is much like any other sport.
To be successful, you must dedicate yourself 100% to your training,
diet and mental approach.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

As I understand it, sport is hard work for which you do not get paid.
- Irvin S. Cobb

 

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

In most places in the country, voting is looked upon as a right and a duty,
but in Chicago it's a sport.
- Dick Gregory

Business is a combination of war and sport.
- Andre Maurois

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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

I lost more then 6 kilograms when I ceased with the top sport.
That were all muscles.
They are now gone.
- Gabriela Sabatini

Basketball isn't as popular in Canada as it is in the US.
Hockey is by far the most popular sport in Canada.
- Steve Nash

The resilience of these people is amazing.
I am a great believer that the sooner we get things
up and running in terms of sport in this area,
the better.
- Ian Botham

The best and fastest way to learn a sport is to watch and imitate a champion.
- Jean-Claude Killy

I ran track, and basically played every sport.
- Leigh Steinberg

There was no money in the sport but we'd be out there day in,
day out, rain or shine, doing it.
- Linford Christie

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

Suddenly in the end when it's over, you feel a big
weight on your shoulders.
That's the role of the captain.
Unfortunately, it's sometimes like that in sport.
- Guy Forget

You need to work very hard, you have to spend a lot
of time practicing your sport -
six to seven hours daily.
- Sergei Bubka

All the intelligence and talent in the world can't make a singer.
The voice is a wild thing.
It can't be bred in captivity.
It is a sport, like the silver fox.
It happens.
- Willa Cather

Yeah, I am a little bit, and I think it is a natural
progression of the sport,
of going upwards in technical ability and everything like that.
- Brian Boitano

Enrolling your child in a recreational sport sponsored
by your neighborhood recreation community centers is
a great way to keep kids active.
- Lee Haney

In response to the challenge of strangers,
sport arose as a sublimated representation of a community's
armed might as well as its pride of place and clan.
- John Thorn

Sport is part of every man and woman's heritage and
its absence can never be compensated for.
- Pierre de Coubertin

Some people who love boxing might love Mike Tyson,
but people outside of the sport are generally repulsed by him and therefore,
repulsed by the sport.
- Dick Schaap

Everyday there's something that reminds me why I love this sport.
- Bernard Hinault

I walked away from the sport for 17 years,
then started swimming again recently in a master's program.
- Mark Spitz

The only athletic sport I ever mastered was backgammon.
- Douglas William Jerrold

For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors
and laugh at them in our turn?
- Jane Austen

The true value of sport is more than the skills that young people learn.
- Thomas Menino

In no way can sport be considered a luxury object.
- Pierre de Coubertin

Politics is a blood sport.
- Aneurin Bevan

Squash has been my life and I owe a lot to the sport.
- Jahangir Khan

For me it's a simple sport and a simple way to live
these seven or eight years of maximum sport.
- Fernando Alonso

They say Formula One is a market which it can't be,
obviously.
Our market is independent, it's a sport.
- Bernie Ecclestone

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

It's not only hockey, it's every sport.
You know, it's a big event.
- Peter Forsberg

Basketball was not my main sport in grade school,
or even the first year of high school.
- Mike Krzyzewski

I'm a legend in this sport.
If you don't believe me, ask me.
- Bobby Heenan

There is no doubt that Formula 1 has the best risk
management of any sport and any industry in the world.
- Jackie Stewart

Sport is the habitual and voluntary cultivation of
intensive physical effort.
- Pierre de Coubertin

Biography, like big game hunting, is one of the recognized forms of sport,
and it is as unfair as only sport can be.
- Philip Guedalla

I find it a turnoff whenever men aren't into some kind of sport.
And, no, video games don't count.
I dated a guy who was into video games,
and I wanted to shoot myself.
- Eva Longoria

My introduction to track racing was through the background
of cross country running,
which is not a sport perhaps as popular in America as it is in England.
- Roger Bannister

I hated golf when we first started, but a big part
of the training process was falling in love with this sport,
so I went on tour with the UCLA Team.
- Shia LaBeouf

Holyfield is nothing but class, and I think he's a
breath of fresh air for the sport.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

Maybe if Graziano make another work or another sport
I wouldn't have had this passion to be a rider.
- Valentino Rossi

I love to promote our sport.
I love grass-roots tennis.
I love coaching.
I love all parts of the sport.
I love the business side.
- Billie Jean King

Always looked up to Brian and his skating,
I loved his skating and what he had done for the sport.
And the triple axel, that was the thing,
and I wanted a triple axel.
- Elvis Stojko

Tennis is a psychological sport, you have to keep a clear head.
That is why I stopped playing.
- Boris Becker

Baseball just a came as simple as a ball and bat.
Yet, as complex as the American spirit it symbolizes.
A sport, a business and sometimes almost even a religion.
- Ernie Harwell

And I've never taken up a sport just because it was a social fad.
- Dinah Shore

As soon as you take money for playing sport,
it isn't sport, it's work.
- Avery Brundage

Have you noticed that whatever sport you're trying to learn,
some earnest person is always telling you to keep your knees bent?
- Dave Barry

The sport of shooting is my life.
- Michael Diamond

Hunting is not a sport.
In a sport, both sides should know they're in the game.
- Paul Rodriguez

I think it turned the whole sport around.
It got everybody's attention.
People who were watching TV live were jumping up and
down in their living rooms.
- Cale Yarborough

Hockey is the original extreme sport.
- Tom Ward

For each individual, sport is a possible source for inner improvement.
- Pierre de Coubertin

I have the opportunity to be part of swimming history.
To take the sport to a new level would be an honor for me.
There's no better time to try this than now.
- Michael Phelps

Volleyball is a Jewish sport.
It's fun, and nobody can get hurt.
- Gail Parent

Even now I want to keep my amateur spirit,
to spend my time, to be in the sport with all my heart.
- Sergei Bubka

I go to my favourite tournament, I talk about my favourite
sport and it's just a great month of parading.
- Boris Becker

In love as in sport, the amateur status must be strictly maintained.
- Robert Graves

What I love most about animation is,
it's a team sport,
and everything we do is about pure imagination.
- Jeffrey Katzenberg

Serious sport is war minus the shooting.
- George Orwell

I've been playing tennis, and just whatever sport is
in front of me I will do.
- Jeanne Tripplehorn

If I miss anything about the sport, it's the camaraderie of old teammates.
- Bo Jackson

Baseball hasn't been the national pastime for many years now -
no sport is.
The national pastime, like it or not,
is watching television.
- Bob Greene

Success in management and success in sport are derived
from the same basic principles.
- Will Carling

If you destroyed the underpinnings of this great American sport,
you are a hated, ugly, detestable person.
- Curt Flood

As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods;
they kill us for their sport.
- William Shakespeare

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


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