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277 Sports Quotes

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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You can make a lot of money in this game. Just ask my ex-wives. Both of them are so rich that neither of their husbands work.

Lee Trevino 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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Endurance is not just the ability to bear a hard thing, but to turn it into glory.

William Barclay Quotes

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Surely the best way to meet the enemy is head on in the field and not wait till they plunder our very homes.

Oliver Goldsmith 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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Competitions are for horse, not artist.

Bela Bartok Quotes

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

Yogi Berra 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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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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When I was 40, my doctor advised me that a man in his 40s shouldn't play tennis. I heeded his advice carefully and could hardly wait until I reached 50 to start again.

Hugo L. Black Quotes

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Back then, my idol was Bugs Bunny, because I saw a cartoon of him playing ball - you know, the one where he plays every position himself with nobody else on the field but him? Now that I think of it, Bugs is still my idol. You have to love a ballplayer like that.

Nomar Garciaparra Quotes

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Don't forget to swing hard, in case you hit the ball.

Woodie Held Quotes

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I owe a lot to my parents, especially my mother and father

Greg Norman 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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Racing is a matter of spirit not strength.

Janet Guthrie Quotes

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This is really a lovely horse, I once rode her mother.

Ted Walsh Quotes

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My thoughts before a big race are usually pretty simple. I tell myself: "Get out of the blocks, run your race, stay relaxed. If you run your race, you'll win... channel your energy. Focus.".

Carl Lewis 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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The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime.

Babe Ruth Quotes

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It's amazing how much of this is mental. Everybody's in good shape. Everybody knows how to ski. Everybody has good equipment. When it really boils down to it, it's who wants it the most, and who's the most confident on his skis.

Reggie Crist Quotes

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The ardent golfer would play Mount Everest if somebody would put a flagstick on top.

Pete Dye Quotes

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