731 Quotes Regarding Sports


I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
Michael Jordan

It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling.
Mark Twain

Golf is a good walk spoiled.
Mark Twain

When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.
Hunter S. Thompson

Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau

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

Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.
Michael Jordan

Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you.
Satchel Paige

As athletes, we're used to reacting quickly. Here, it's 'come, stop, come, stop.' There's a lot of downtime. That's the toughest part of the day.
Michael Jordan

If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score?
Vince Lombardi

Gold medals aren't really made of gold. They're made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.
Dan Gable

People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.
Rogers Hornsby

Half the lies they tell about me aren't true.
Yogi Berra

I want to rip out his heart and feed it to Lennox Lewis. I want to kill people. I want to rip their stomachs out and eat their children.
Mike Tyson

You can't put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.
Michael Phelps

Show me a good loser, and I'll show you a loser.
Vince Lombardi

A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.
Wayne Gretzky

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

I'd just as soon play tennis with the net down.
Robert Frost

Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended.
George Bernard Shaw

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