Quotes and Sayings about Sports
Break records not bones.
The harder you work the luckier you get.
Sports do not build character. They reveal it.
- John Wooden
Politicians and sports coaches both need to be smart enough to master the game, but dumb enough to think it matters.
- David Mitchell
If you’re not at the front, you’re not in the race.
- David Millar
With sports, you have no time to reflect. You just do.
- Terri Giuliano Long
All sports for all people.
- Pierre de Coubertin
Baseball has so much history and tradition. You can respect it, or you can exploit it for profit, but it’s still being made all over the place, all the time.
- Michael Lewis
Baseball is drama with an endless run and an ever-changing cast.
- Joe Garagiola
I see great things in baseball.
- Walt Whitman
Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended.
- George Bernard Shaw
I’ve fallen in love with baseball.
- Nick Jonas
It’s because you absolutely love the sport.
- Nastia Liukin
I can throw an orange like a baseball, but I can’t eat a baseball like an orange. Let that be a life lesson for you.
- Jarod Kintz
Any game becomes important when you know and love the players.
- W.P. Kinsella
A lot of football success is in the mind. you must believe you are the best and then make sure that you are.
- Bill Shankly
A lifetime of training for just ten seconds.
- Jesse Owens
Players like rules. If they didn’t have any rules, they wouldn’t have anything to break.
- Coach Lee Walls
Football is an incredible game. Sometimes it’s so incredible, it’s unbelievable.
- Tom Landry
If you gone come in second, you’re just the first loser!
- Tiger Woods
Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.
- Mike Singletary
Champions keep playing until they get it right.
- Billie Jean King
Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points.
- Knute Rockne
A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.
- Wayne Gretzky
These young guys are playing checkers. I’m out there playing chess.
- Kobe Bryant
I’ve never lost a game I just ran out of time.
- Michael Jordan
If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead.
- Erma Bombeck
Have you noticed that whatever sport you’re trying to learn, some earnest person is always telling you to keep your knees bent?
- Dave Barry
The score never interested me, only the game.
- Mae West