Quotes and Sayings about Sports, Games
Politicians and sports coaches both need to be smart enough to master the game, but dumb enough to think it matters.
- David Mitchell
Baseball is drama with an endless run and an ever-changing cast.
- Joe Garagiola
The score never interested me, only the game.
- Mae West
A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.
- Wayne Gretzky
Champions keep playing until they get it right.
- Billie Jean King
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
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
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
I’ve never lost a game I just ran out of time.
- Michael Jordan
Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points.
- Knute Rockne
These young guys are playing checkers. I’m out there playing chess.
- Kobe Bryant
Sports do not build character. They reveal it.
- John Wooden
Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire, it has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they understand. Sport can create hope, where once there was only despair. It is more powerful than governments in breaking down racial barriers. It laughs in the face of all types of discrimination.
- Nelson Mandela
The harder you work the luckier you get.
I see great things in baseball.
- Walt Whitman
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
If you’re not at the front, you’re not in the race.
- David Millar
Break records not bones.
If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead.
- Erma Bombeck
Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended.
- George Bernard Shaw
Football is an incredible game. Sometimes it’s so incredible, it’s unbelievable.
- Tom Landry
Players like rules. If they didn’t have any rules, they wouldn’t have anything to break.
- Coach Lee Walls
All sports for all people.
- Pierre de Coubertin
A lifetime of training for just ten seconds.
- Jesse Owens