Best 44 of Athletics quotes - MyQuotes
I was focused on athletics, outdoors, sports.
Wendelin Van Draanen
It’s amazing how two thin pieces of clothing can hold such deep memories. Laughter, pain, victory, defeat, friendship, fatigue, elation… they’re all there, but only to the person who’s worn the uniform
And with alphabetical irony Nigeria follows New Zealand
You have to be positive, and I'm not just talking about athletics, this also applies to life.
I didn't get an athletics scholarship at a major school.
I saw many people who begun their marathon races lately, but they eventually came up as top winners. I believe that your "lateness" does not account for your "lastness". It's not too late for you to make a start... Begin it now! No further delays!
Who you are as a person far outweighs what you do in an athletic arena.
Success has a very narrow definition in professional athletics: medals and records, and pursuit of anything outside of that is looked down upon.
If you don't learn anything but self discipline, then athletics is worthwhile.
The problem is politics is made a sport, almost as much a sport as football or baseball. When it comes to politics, adults and politicians do more finger-pointing and play more games than children ever do. Too often are we rooting for the pride of a team rather than the good of the nation.
In crew, contempt is important. In Boston, Boston University and Northeastern crew are treated with contempt by the college up the river. Intramural crew is treated with contempt. Nonathletic coxswains (Chinese engineering majors, poets) are treated with contempt. A true coxswain is a diminutive jock, raging against the pint size that made him the butt of so many jokes at Prep school. He runs twenty stadiums a day, his girlfriend is six feet one, and he can scream orders even when he has the flu (which he catches at least three times a winter).
Greatness, whether athletic or otherwise, doesn’t come from those content on just being but from those who seek being the difference.
When you unite the nothingness of your mind with the nothingness of the Frisbee, then the Frisbee is not a Frisbee, and you are not you.
In some sports, you can just get by on a lot of natural talent. In swimming, it helps to be long and lean, but you can’t be good at it without putting in the work. There is a direct connection between what you put into it and what you get out of it.
The de-spiritualization of asceticisms is probably the event in the current intellectual history of mankind that is the most comprehensive and, because of its large scale, the hardest to perceive, yet at once the most palpable and atmospherically powerful. Its counterpart is the informalization of spirituality - accompanied by its commercialization in the corresponding subcultures. The threshold values for these two tendencies provide the intellectual landmarks for the twentieth century: the first tendency is represented by sport, which has become a metaphor for achievement as such, and the second by popular music, that devotio postmoderna which covers the lives of contemporary individuals with unpredictable flashes of inner emergency.
I can't compare family to athletics.
It is in experiencing and accepting the pain of defeat, that we may truly acknowledge the joy of victory.
There is certainly an underrepresentation of Asian Pacific Islanders in professional sports/athletics.
Success is CHOICE, not CHANCE
Athletics is a luxury.
We estimate, and this isn't an estimation, that Greta Waitz is 80 seconds behind
The more you practice the better you'll be, the harder you train the great in you they'll see.
Only temporary success is achieved by taking short cuts.
Competition works best in sports, but humans get addicted to stuff.
When I was in school, there was no such thing as girls athletics.
No wrong in aiming or applauding the win but always agnize one's efforts.
Allow the inherent emptiness within what you are about to do direct you.
We can choose to accept the fact that a challenge may be quite impossible, or we can choose to challenge the impossible.
Harold (about max): he looks kinda like a football couch Chester (sarcastically): Yay team rah rah. if he says anything athletic i'll scream max: want to jog? (chester screams).
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances.The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can’t find them, make them.
I think it is just terrible and disgusting how everyone has treated Lance Armstrong, especially after what he achieved, winning seven Tour de France races while on drugs. When I was on drugs, I couldn’t even find my bike.
Don't worry about side-effects. Most sport supplements have no effect at all. But yet, I would like to highlight three that are scientifically sound and awesome placebos when neatly packaged.
There is no better leader in collegiate athletics than Tom Brady.
There's nothing wrong with athletics, but they shouldn't get in the way of your schoolwork.
Someday find my son...tell him about how things can be between men on this Earth." --A Letter to Jesse Owens
I think the one thing that athletics prepared me for thats been more beneficial than anything has been the humbling times.
The activity which seems unthinkable today can become your warm-up in the future!
The term "risk-reward spectrum" is used disproportionately by those who are trying to only mitigate riks. If there's one thing I learned as a professional gambler, it's that far too few people maximize value and reward. ... You can't be risk-averse all the time, because the largest risk in athletics is opportunity risk in the form of Father Time and aging kicking your ass, unrelenting and unstoppable. You have to maximize output, and often that means taking outsized risks. Period.
I honor you for every time this year you: got back up vibrated higher shined your light and loved and elevated beyond —the call of duty.
I grew up in athletics, where people keep score.
Hurdling, sprinting, athletics in general, is always in the back of your mind.
In business, sport, entertainment and beyond an idea is worth next to nothing. The energy, effort, passion, talent, tenacity, strategy, resilience and resourcefulness to see it through and make something of it is worth everything.
Sports teach us the value of facing yourself and others honestly. You can only grow if you let go of denial and embrace what is real and true.
The modesty of the athletic body which is contented with its perfection You could limit your human existence to filling your shape with a muscle ("Tennis")