Sport Quotes

Quotations
Quote of the Day
People in the States used to think that if girls were good at sports their sexuality would be affected.
Martina Navratilova

When badminton was accepted into the Barcelona Olympic Games it showed that there was an acceptance of my sport internationally.
Rhonda Cator

Of course a sports psychologist can help - it's certainly helped me [on Wayne Rooney]
David James

Sports beget tumultuous strife and wrath, and wrath begets fierce quarrels.
Horace

Women's tennis is the leader in women's sports. Equal prize money is a no-brainer
Billie Jean King

This sport is just as much about your teammates as you and your individual performance.
Mia Hamm

I don't believe she will ever be able to repair her image. For the sake of her own well-being and the sport, it would be best if she went away quietly.
[Marion Jones]
Michael Johnson

There are people who put their own dismal prejudices, their half-baked colonial chippiness and their enjoyment of the agreeable futilities of sport ahead of these terrible things.
Simon Barnes

Baseball is a red-blooded sport for red-blooded men. It's no pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out.
Ty Cobb

We're used to comeback stories in the world of sports, but the Gail Devers story is remarkable. This is a comeback from an illness which almost killed her.
Bob Costas

Have the courage to do something which deserves transportation if you want to be somebody
Juvenal

A sporting hero has been born in South Africa, and the country needs somebody young, fresh, enthusiastic and committed. This is a guy who you know will climb Everest for South Africa. [on Graeme Smith]
Ali Bacher

When you are drumming and really feeling the music, the beat, it is like you are transported to a different place, where you feel so exhilirated and calm through your whole body.
Mickey Hart

For I must go where lazy Peace
Will hide her drowsy head;
And, for the sport of kings, increase
The number of the dead.
William Davenant

I keep getting these extraordinary letters from American sports stars saying: 'I've always thought you were one pretty lady and now you're single I want to meet you for a drink.
Liz Hurley

Cards are war, in disguise of a sport
Charles Lamb

Sports do not build character. They reveal it.
Haywood Hale Broun

London Transport commissioned a study to find out why buses were running late and it turned out it was because they kept stopping to let people on.
Rory McGrath

Why they call a fellow that keeps losing all the time a 'good sports' gets one.
Charles E Hughes

Our sports are totally different, if Lance Armstrong himself were to come and train with us he'd be completely exhausted after half and hour.
Joachim Low

Rodeoing is about the only sport you can't fix. You'd have to talk to the bulls and the horses, and they wouldn't understand you.
Bill Linderman

I have recently taken up two new sports: roller skating and ankle spraining, in that order. I am getting quite good at both.
Miles Kington

They read their sports pages, know their statistics and either root like hell or boo our butts off. I love it. Give me vocal fans, pro or con, over the tourist types who show up in Houston or Montreal and just sit there.
Mike Schmidt

Sunday league cricket: multi-coloured pyjamas, two tone umpires, and white balls with black seams. There is nothing like traditional English sport.
David Hunn

I have the opportunity to be part of swimming history. To take the sport to a new level would be an honour for me. There's no better time to try this than now.
Michael Phelps

If you look like your passport photo you're too ill to travel.
Joe Pasquale

I'm glad to say that this is the first Saturday in four weeks that sport will be weather-free [classic Colemanball!]
David Coleman

The man that has no friend at court,
Must make the laws confine his sport,
But he that has, by dint of flaws,
may make his sport confine the laws.
Thomas Chatterton

There isn't anything on earth as depressing as an old sportswriter.
Ring Lardner

My initial reaction is that I do not believe it is true. But the integrity of the sport is bigger than anyone playing it and if someone undermines the integrity of a sport then I find that offensive. (on Rusedski's drug trial)
Andrew Castle

Baseball was the one sport my dad shared with us as kids.
Marvin Bush

I'm looking to bring a high-performance, high-priced sports car into the market [the cars name? The Delorean]
John DeLorean

Such challenges [test cricket] require people who are more than 100% committed, dedicated, disciplined and passionate about the game, what it seeks to achieve and how those involved in the game can best serve cricket, sport and the wider community. [On retiring from test cricket]
Damien Martyn

My favourite sport at school was rugby. All sports are teamwork, but rugby particularly is about teamwork and I think teamwork is the essence of this.
Gordon Brown

He will never be dull to strangers who joins in sport with his own family.
Titus Maccius Plautus

Sport, rightly conceived, is an occupation carried out by the whole man.
Pope Pius XII

There is something for everyone in sports.
Arnold Beisser

I played in a golf charity match to raise money for a boy injured in a car accident. I had to drive like a lunatic to get here. [Ironically explaining why he was late for a talksport show]
Ray Houghton

Man is a sporting as well as a praying animal.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

England is unrivalled for two things - sport and politics.
Benjamin Disraeli

Sport is an international phenomenon, like science or music.
Avery Brundage

Sports are one of the main cultural activities on the face of the earth.
Jack Kent Cooke

For me sport was a religion... with religious sentiment.
Baron Pierre De Coubertin

Bodybuilding is much like any other sport. To be successful, you must dedicate yourself 100% to your training, diet and mental approach.
Arnold Schwarzenegger

Very little is known of the Canadian country since it is rarely visited by anyone but the Queen and illiterate sport fishermen.
P J O'Rourke

Not every age is fit for childish sports.
Titus Maccius Plautus

The Minister of Transport issued this appeal to motorists: Can anyone give him a lift to Leicester?
Eric Idle

It doesn't comfort man. On the contrary, it encourages him in his folly, it transports him to the supreme regions where he is. [On the effects of alcohol]
Marguerite Duras

Oscar is probably going to change the world of Paralympic sport in ways that we never imagined [on Oscar Pistorius]
Tanni Grey Thompson

Playing for Success is working tremendously well since its launch five years ago. It's getting lots of schoolkids more involved with their local sports teams while teaching them the basics in a way that interests them.' - on initiatives to improve English rugby
Jonny Wilkinson



  Pick another category
© Know the Web Ltd 2002-2015  |   Help  |   Advertise  |   Links  |  Home  |  Content Management System by: Clarity Media   |   Contact Us

Quotes & Authors

Author Quotes (A - Z) Popular Authors
Funny quotes Celebrity quotes Business quotes Sports quotes Famous quotes Political quotes Inspiring quotes Movie quotes Silly quotes Insurance quotes
Lists Anagrams General Election Quotes Browse Search Literature Quotes Best Quotes Fictional Characters Popular Quotes Favorite Quotes By Event Research Quotes Job / Occupation Keywords Topics Proverbs Phrase Finder
Puzzle Books