Quotes and Sayings about Sports, Games
The pain you feel today is the strength you feel tomorrow. For every challenge encountered there is opportunity for growth.
Unless you puke, faint or die, keep going.
Politicians and sports coaches both need to be smart enough to master the game, but dumb enough to think it matters.
– David Mitchell
The score never interested me, only the game.
– Mae West
I’ve never lost a game I just ran out of time.
– Michael Jordan
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
Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.
– Mike Singletary
Baseball is drama with an endless run and an ever-changing cast.
– Joe Garagiola
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
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
If you gone come in second, you’re just the first loser!
– Tiger Woods
Sports do not build character. They reveal it.
– John Wooden
The harder you work the luckier you get.
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
I see great things in baseball.
– Walt Whitman
Far more than the shield is the pleasure I get on the field… The joy of the chase is greater than the result of the race.
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
Break records not bones.
If you’re not at the front, you’re not in the race.
– David Millar
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
I’ve fallen in love with baseball.
– Nick Jonas
Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended.
– George Bernard Shaw