Sport Quotes

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Attacks of divine transports are of pride and I accept the part assigned.
Elizabeth Barton

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

Fishing is the king of sports, there is nothing as relaxing as a day fishing and nothing as satisfying as landing a big catch.
Rex Hunt

But yet not cloy thy lips with loathed satiety, but rather famish them amid their plenty, making them red and pale with fresh variety, ten kisses short as one, one long as twenty! a summer´s day will seem an hour but short, being wasted in such time beguiling sport. (venus´n´adonis, poem)
William Shakespeare

The Lord taught me to love everybody, but the last ones I learned to love were the sportswriters.
Alvin Dark

I totally wanted to fix up my health and to challenge myself. I've never attempted to keep fit or do any sports at all.
Lisa Mafia

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

Blood sport is brought to its ultimate refinement in the gossip columns.
Bernard Ingham

The only athletic sport I ever mastered was backgammon.
Douglas William Jerrold

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

Sport went hand in hand with science.
Alfred Lord Tennyson

Cards are war, in disguise of a sport
Charles Lamb

Sports broadcasters are the only reporters who describe past events in the future tense.
Burnett Anderson

There should be no place whatsoever in any sport for people who take these performance enhancing drugs
Asif Iqbal

The first time I caught a wave standing up on a board. It was such an exhilarating moment. It was like being accepted into the men's club as it is such a male-dominated sport and a fundamental way of life in Newcastle.
Jennifer Hawkins

Britain never had a greater sporting ambassador. [on Bobby Charlton]
Jimmy Greaves

The goddess of sport is not Beauty but Victory, a jealous goddess who demands an absolute homage.
R K Elliott

British ferries have stopped transporting live animals to the Continent. This has made it very difficult for England fans to get to away matches.
Jo Brand

It is a poor sport that is not worth a candle.
George Herbert

Deer hunting would be fine sport, if only the deer had guns.
W S Gilbert

I love prawns and calamari at the moment.

I'd love to eat them on my sofa, transported to a little trattoria.
Clair-Hope Ashitey

The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
P G Wodehouse

There are good reasons for doing this now, because of the change to technology, the fact that we will have to pay for biometric passports and the ID card part of it is a very small additional cost [on introducing ID cards]
Tony Blair

He mistrusts anyone who reads past the sports pages of the tabloids [on Mickey Stewart]
Peter Roebuck

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

Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
Al Gore

Man once surrendering his reason, has no remaining guard against absurdities the most monstrous, and like a ship without rudder, is the sport of every wind.
To James Smith, 1822.
Thomas Jefferson

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

Sport is the bloom and glow of perfect health.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Mother... just because I wear trackies and play sports does not make me a lesbian! (Bend It Like Beckham)
Keira Knightley

'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
Johnny Wilkinson

Absolutely the worst thing about this job is the travel and being away from family. I have a wife and three wonderful children, the kids are all active in sports and it's very difficult to up and leave and miss them growing up.
Roy Clark

Your sex shouldn't matter when it comes to sport. If you put in the effort to train hard, whether you are male or female, you deserve the rewards.
Rain Mako

Black people dominate sports in the United States. 20% of the population and 90% of the final four. We own this shit. Basketball, baseball, football, golf, tennis, and as soon as they make a heated hockey rink we'll take that shit too.
Chris Rock

I agree with women's rugby. At an early age, I think girls are better and more skilful players than boys. Whether the game goes professional or not is a difficult one because obviously you need a support base, and the support base in Wales at the moment is generally for male rugby. But I've got no issue with women playing rugby - it's a great sport that should be played by everyone.
Gareth Thomas

Sport is life to the nth degree.
Neil Offen

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

Sport, it doesn't matter whether you win or lose... It's how drunk you get.
Homer Simpson

The Nemesis of excess in athletics is professionalism, which is the death of all true sport.
E N Gardiner

It's virtually a different sport, a different game... in the World Cup when they fancy themselves against you and you fancy yourself against them.
Michael Owen

As a youngster, I enjoyed sport and my ambition was to be a great sportsman.
Lynn Davies

As I understand it, sport is har work for which you do not get paid.
Irvin S Cobb

A country can truly call itself sporting when the majority of its people feel a personal need for sport.
Baron Pierre De Coubertin

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

I like nice normal basic sports like football and golf. But then you look at Darren Gough and you realize that you might be up to the challenge. Darren made it legit, he made me realize that you could step out of your comfort zone, and have fun and see what you could do
Mark Ramprakash

Sport is a preserver of life.

As an Olympic champion gymnast, I have always stayed involved in my sport.
Nadia Comaneci

The sports of the people afford an index to the character of the nation.
Frederick Hackwood

Who bids me Hope, and in that charming word
Has peace and transport to my soul restor'd.
Lord George Lyttleton

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