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Read through the most famous quotes by topic #sports

The world doesn't want to hear about the labor pains, it only wants to see the baby.

Johnny Sain as told to Jim Bouton in Ball Four


Many people say I'm the best women's soccer player in the world. I don't think so. And because of that, someday I just might be.

Mia Hamm

#accomplishments #inspirational #life #soccer #sports

We old athletes carry the disfigurements and markings of contests remembered only by us and no one else. Nothing is more lost than a forgotten game.

Pat Conroy

#basketball #game #sports #sports-inspirational #sportsmanship

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

#bound #disregard #fair #fair play #hatred

Is it or is it not a matter of importance that a young man starts out in life with an ability to shut his jaw hard and say "I will," or "I will not," and mean it?

John William Heisman

#football #inspirational #sports #inspirational

football is like life - it requires perserverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.

Vince Lombardi Jr.

#football #sports #life

When my TV show, 'Sports Jobs with Junior Seau,' assigned me to be a 'Sports Illustrated' reporter for a weekend, I didn't realize I'd have to squeeze it in around another sports job. I had planned to retire from the NFL to enjoy the cushy lifestyle of a full-time reality TV star, but I wound up getting run over by a bull.

Junior Seau

#around #assigned #bull #enjoy #full-time

Maybe if I'd agreed to do the debutante thing like she wanted. Or taken up pageants instead of riding jump bikes with a bunch of grungy boys. I'd always tell her, why can't I do both? Who says you have to be either smart or pretty, or into girly stuff or sports? Life shouldn't be about the either/or. We're capable of more than that, you know?

Sarah Dessen

#auden-west #bikes #boys #capable-of-more #debutante

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

Avery Brundage

#entertainment #must #played #professionally #sports

It is interesting that Hindus, when they speak of the creation of the universe do not call it the work of God, they call it the play of God, the Vishnu lila, lila meaning play. And they look upon the whole manifestation of all the universes as a play, as a sport, as a kind of dance — lila perhaps being somewhat related to our word lilt

Alan Wilson Watts

#god #play #sports

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