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277 Sports Quotes

There was endless action - not just football, but sailboats, tennis and other things: movement. There was endless talk - the ambassador at the head of the table laying out the prevailing wisdom, but everyone else weighing in with their opinions and taking part.

Charles Spalding Quotes

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Victory goes to the player who makes the next to last mistake.

Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower Quotes

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Baseball is almost the only orderly thing in a very unorderly world. If you get three strikes, even the best lawyer in the world can't get you off.

Bill Veeck Quotes

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Wrestling is ballet with violence.

Jesse Ventura Quotes

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The bell that tolls for all in boxing belongs to a cash register.

Bob Verdi Quotes

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Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.

William A. Ward Quotes

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Baseball is like church. Many attend but few understand.

Wes Westrum Quotes

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Durability is part of what makes a great athlete.

Bill Russell Quotes

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The ability to learn faster than your competitors may be only sustainable competitive advantage.

Arie de Geus Quotes

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Men often compete with one another until the day they die; comradeship consists of rubbing shoulders jocularly with a competitor.

Edward Hoagland Quotes

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The biggest things are often the easiest to do because there is so little competition.

William Van Horne 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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Training is all-encompassing and should be related to everything a unit does, or can have happen to it.

Arthur Collins Quotes

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Nolan Ryan is pitching much better now that he has his curve ball straightened out.

Joe Garagiola Quotes

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Go play golf. Go to the golf course. Hit the ball. Find the ball. Repeat until the ball is in the hole. Have fun. The end.

Chuck Hogan Quotes

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Boxing is smoky halls and kidneys battered until they bleed.

Roger Kahn Quotes

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What is both surprising and delightful is that spectators are allowed, and even expected, to join in the vocal part of the game... There is no reason why the field should not try to put the batsman off his stroke at the critical moment by neatly timed disparagements of his wife's fidelity and his mother's respectability.

George Bernard Shaw 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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The integrity of the game is everything.

Peter Ueberroth Quotes

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The lead car is absolutely unique, except for the one behind it which is identical

Murray Walker Quotes

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There are only two kinds of coaches -- those who have been fired, and those who will be fired.

Ken Loeffler Quotes

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How can we hope to remain economically competitive in a world in which... 90% of Dutch high-school students take advanced math courses and 100% of teachers in Germany have double majors, while the best we can say about our pocket of excellence is that 75% of [American] students have learned to critique tactfully?.

Barbara J. Alexander Quotes

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To free the mind from the habit of competition, we must see in detail the process by which the mind is ensnared by competition.

Marguerite Beecher Quotes

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Competition is a process or variety of habitual behavior that grows out of a habit of mind.

Willard Beecher Quotes

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Show me a guy who is afraid to look bad, and I'll show you a guy you can beat every time.

Lou Brock Quotes

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