Best 44 of Athletics quotes - MyQuotes
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.
There is no better leader in collegiate athletics than Tom Brady.
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.
There's nothing wrong with athletics, but they shouldn't get in the way of your schoolwork.
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.
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!
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).
It is in experiencing and accepting the pain of defeat, that we may truly acknowledge the joy of victory.
Success has a very narrow definition in professional athletics: medals and records, and pursuit of anything outside of that is looked down upon.
I can't compare family to athletics.
Allow the inherent emptiness within what you are about to do direct you.
Greatness, whether athletic or otherwise, doesn’t come from those content on just being but from those who seek being the difference.
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.
Competition works best in sports, but humans get addicted to stuff.
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.
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
The more you practice the better you'll be, the harder you train the great in you they'll see.
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.
Hurdling, sprinting, athletics in general, is always in the back of your mind.
I was focused on athletics, outdoors, sports.
When I was in school, there was no such thing as girls athletics.
If you don't learn anything but self discipline, then athletics is worthwhile.
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).
There is certainly an underrepresentation of Asian Pacific Islanders in professional sports/athletics.
I didn't get an athletics scholarship at a major school.
Who you are as a person far outweighs what you do in an athletic arena.
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 grew up in athletics, where people keep score.
Success is CHOICE, not CHANCE
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.
We can choose to accept the fact that a challenge may be quite impossible, or we can choose to challenge the impossible.
I think the one thing that athletics prepared me for thats been more beneficial than anything has been the humbling times.
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.
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")
Someday find my son...tell him about how things can be between men on this Earth." --A Letter to Jesse Owens
The activity which seems unthinkable today can become your warm-up in the future!
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.
We estimate, and this isn't an estimation, that Greta Waitz is 80 seconds behind
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.
Athletics is a luxury.
No wrong in aiming or applauding the win but always agnize one's efforts.
You have to be positive, and I'm not just talking about athletics, this also applies to life.
Only temporary success is achieved by taking short cuts.
And with alphabetical irony Nigeria follows New Zealand