Best 7 070 of Sports quotes - MyQuotes
The pressure makes me more intent about each shot. Pressure on the last few holes makes me play better.
A lot of times people would offer me movies and, because I'm a car freak, I'd look in a magazine and say, 'How much is this car? If you give me this car I'll show up and do the movie' I call 'em 'sports car flicks'.
I never excelled at one sport or had a very strong passion for anything other than wrestling and bodybuilding.
If you don't enjoy it, then putting in the long hours is going to take their toll.
If you're not prepared, it's not pressure you feel, it's fear.
Women want to know what's going on, whether it's the guys in the huddle the guys on the couch. One thing that's cool that I've seen as I've grown older is that women now think it is cool to enjoy sports and to sit there and talk the talk and know what's going on.
In high school, I didn't get the chance to wrestle varsity until my senior year because I had an older brother who was better than me.
Football is a team sport, and there is no one individual who is bigger than the next person.
The importance that our society attaches to sport is incredible. After all, is football a game or a religion? The people of this country have allowed sports to get completely out of hand.
The more I train the more I realize I have more speed in me.
Life is like any other contact sport. You may encounter hardships of one sort or another. Wise people find happiness not in the absence of such hardships, but in their ability to understand them when they occur.
You have to have passion for anything you do. Whether it's sports, whether it's music, whether you want to be Mother Theresa, you have to have passion for what it is you do, or what's the point in getting up in the morning and getting out of bed?
The other deals with my life and my livelihood and my family and all that I stand for.
Searching for funds to continue my skating career when I was 17, I called the Women's Sports Foundation in New York. The intern who answered the phone suggested that I might be a great candidate for the Travel and Training fund, and she sent me an application form. I applied for a grant. With the funds I was awarded, I bought a new pair of skates and a plane ticket to the 1988 National Championships, where I achieved my highest national finish. Four years later, I won the gold medal at the 1992 Olympic Games.
Four years of football are calculated to breed in the average man more of the ingredients of success in life than almost any academic course he takes.
I know I could be the host of 'SportsCenter' in two years if I changed my show today to sports.
You've got to make a lot of sacrifices and spend a lot of time if you really want to achieve with this sport, or in any sport, or in anything truly worthwhile.
Guys you have way too much invested in sport. Guys you are not the tenth man. You're a machine for turning beer into piss that's what you are!
Hunter S. Thompson
The reason most people play golf is to wear clothes they would not be caught dead in otherwise.
In 1962 I was named Minor League Player of the Year. It was my second season in the bigs.
The rush lifts him up, his endorphins are bubbling, and afterward he will remember thinking: “How can anyone possibly experience this without thinking he’s a god?
Placing the ball in the right position for the next shot is eighty percent of winning golf.
Sometimes, I wish we were all amateurs again. I'd play for nothing. Ab-so-lute-ly free. But that's not the system.
Lailah Gifty Akita
Life is game. Never fear to play the game.
Comedy is a blood sport. It flays the truth and spurts twisted logic. In America, people become comics because we don't have bullfighting.
When you train six to seven hours a day to be the best in your sport, you don't want that to be overlooked. I don't train for my looks.
I really lack the words to compliment myself today.
Other sports play once a week but this sport is with us every day.
A man tends to over-estimate what he can do in one year...and under-estimate what he can do in five.
I write all day and outline stories, a sports mythological universe.
I look at it this way. I'm not putting age limits on what I can do. As long as I can do the job to help the team win and feel like I'm playing at a high level, which I feel I can do for a long while, I'm going to play no matter what my age is.
Once you win a National Championship, how do you do that again? How do you get the passion to do that again? We won it again right away, the next year. A lot of it had to do with the fact that I didn't give myself an opportunity to enjoy the first one.
Definitely if you're an athlete, you're gonna be having all the baseball fame you can have. That's the great thing about baseball and sports. You can measure ability.
Cross Country: No half times, no time outs, no substitutions. It must be the only true sport.
Practice works because practice gives us a chance to relax enough to make smart choices.
First there are those who are winners, and know they are winners. Then there are the losers who know they are losers. Then there are those who are not winners, but don't know it. They're the ones for me. They never quit trying. They're the soul of our game.
An effective leader develops the ability to correctly identify the pertinent detail or details - incidentals in a market, industry or sport that might create an incremental advantage.
The Six W's: Work will win when wishing won't.
Karch inspired his partners, his opponents and the world of volleyball players to be better than they were, to be great... In the end, who could do more for a sport than that?
Basketball was not my main sport in grade school, or even the first year of high school.
Sports is the toy department of human life.
Sports are never just sports, we all know that. You're always carrying the flag in some way, shape or form.
I definitely think education is important and both education and sport link really well together. I like to give education and sport the best that I can to see if I can succeed in both.
See, I respect boxing because it has given me so much and that's why I will never allow anyone to mistreat the sport of boxing if I can help it.
More often you see Argentine fighters doing big things on a major stage. To be associated with those guys is really an honor and it's great to see so many people from my culture do big things in the sport.
I didn't have a thing to do with picking a coach, and didn't want to. But I didn't think they'd pick one I didn't like.
I could see myself still swimming because I'm really enjoying the sport. But at the same time I have this biological clock that is ticking.
The only consistent hobby I've had is studying Spanish and French because of some delusion of grandeur to work around the world. I love sports but usually I'm looking for the next job.
Poetry is play. I'd even rather have you think of it as a sport. For instance, like football.
It's bizarre to me that you can have political commentators, sports commentators, weather commentators, but with medicine, people go, "You can't do that.