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277 Sports Quotes

Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated; it satisfies the soul and frustrates the intellect. It is at the same time rewarding and maddening - and it is without a doubt the greatest game mankind has ever invented.

Arnold Palmer Quotes

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Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence. In other words, it is war minus the shooting.

George Orwell Quotes

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If you're not just a little bit nervous before a match, you probably don't have the expectations of yourself that you should have.

Hale Irwin Quotes

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They say golf is like life, but don't believe them. Golf is more complicated than that.

Gardner Dickinson Quotes

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The opponents and I are really one. My strength and skills only half of the equation. The other half is theirs. An opponent is someone whose strength joined to yours creates a certain result.

Sadaharu Oh Quotes

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Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple.

Barry Switzer Quotes

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Perhaps the single most important element in mastering the techniques and tactics of racing is experience. But once you have the fundamentals, acquiring the experience is a matter of time.

Greg Lemond Quotes

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I don't know why people question the academic training of an athlete. Fifty percent of the doctors in this country graduated in the bottom half of their classes.

Al McGuire Quotes

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When Tiger was 6 months old, he would sit in our garage, watching me hit balls into a net. He had been assimilating his golf swing. When he got out of the high chair, he had a golf swing.

Earl Woods Quotes

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I lost it in the sun! (after fumbling a grounder.)

Billy Loes Quotes

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Son, looks to me like you're spending too much time on one subject. (recounting what he told a player who received four F's and one D)

Shelby Metcalf Quotes

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My sister's expecting a baby, and I don't know if I'm going to be an uncle or an aunt. (explaining to Coach Jim Valvano why he appeared nervous at practice, 1982)

Chuck Nevitt Quotes

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

Chuck Nevitt Quotes

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Left hand, right hand, it doesn't matter. I'm amphibious.

Charles Shackleford Quotes

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They shouldn't throw at me. I'm the father of five or six kids.

Tito Fuentes Quotes

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But the real tragedy was that 15 hadn't been colored yet. (telling Gator fans that a fire at Auburn's football dorm had destroyed 20 books)

Steve Spurrier Quotes

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You wouldn't have won if we'd beaten you.

Yogi Berra Quotes

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It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course.

Hank Aaron Quotes

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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 Quotes

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They pay me to practice. Sundays I play for free. (explaining his contractual obligations)

Greg Buttle Quotes

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It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.

Muhammad Ali Quotes

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You can measure a man's character by the choices he makes under pressure.

Winston Churchill Quotes

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Practice as if you are the worst, perform as if you are the best.

John Wooden Quotes

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Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.

Michael Jordan Quotes

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We didn't lose the game; we just ran out of time.

Vince Lombardi Quotes

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