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Sports Quotes

Sports have a place in everyone?s life. Some love to watch sports and some love to play them. They influence all of us one or another way. What counts most in a sport is the spirit of the players, which also inspire us to do our jobs with lots of determination and enthusiasm. Here, we have compiled some of the famous quotes on different sports. These sports quotations will inspire you to tackle the toughest of problems and fill you with reviving energy. Hope you love reading these sports sayings in your free time.

Billie Jean King

Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose-it teaches you about life.

P. G. Wodehouse

To find a man's true character, play golf with him.

Joe Rogan

I never in my wildest imagination dreamed that I would somehow become a sports commentator.

Jurnee Smollett

I come from a family of four brothers, so I like sports.

Mike Tyson

I want to rip out his heart and feed it to Lennox Lewis. I want to kill people. I want to rip their stomachs out and eat their children.

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Chrissy Teigen

'Sports Illustrated' does extremely minimal retouching. Other publications, however... phew. They do a lot; I've watched myself be Photoshopped before. It. Is. The. Worst.

I live by 'Go big or go home.' That's with everything. It's like either commit and go for it or don't do it at all. I apply that to everything. I apply that to relationships, I apply that to like sports, I apply that to everything. That's what I live by. That's how I like it.

Lily Collins

I've always loved being active, and I used to do sports - basketball, soccer, volleyball - growing up.

Kobe Bryant

Sports are such a great teacher. I think of everything they've taught me: camaraderie, humility, how to resolve differences.

Aaron Rodgers

I've gotten to know a lot of great people here in all the different sports. It's fun. It's fun to get involved where you live. And this is where I live. I'm a registered voter here. I have my Wisconsin driver's license.

Wayne Gretzky

A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.

Billie Jean King

Champions keep playing until they get it right.

Vince Lombardi

Winners never quit and quitters never win.

You have to list all your special skills on a form when you get an agent. There's fencing, stage combat, horse riding, motorbike riding, Spanish, French, German, whatever. I just ticked everything. I talk about 10 languages according to that form. I even ticked the extreme sports box.

Rooney Mara

I am very slow to warm. I've always been sort of a loner. I didn't play team sports. I am better one-on-one than in big groups.

Gerald R. Ford

I know I am getting better at golf because I am hitting fewer spectators.

Jared Kushner

Growing up, around the dinner table my father and I didn't talk sports. We talked business.

Billie Jean King

Sports are a microcosm of society.

Mia Hamm

I am building a fire, and everyday I train, I add more fuel. At just the right moment, I light the match.

Michael Jordan

I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.

Robert Redford

Sport is a wonderful metaphor for life. Of all the sports that I played - skiing, baseball, fishing - there is no greater example than golf, because you're playing against yourself and nature.

Shaquille O'Neal

I'm tired of hearing about money, money, money, money, money. I just want to play the game, drink Pepsi, wear Reebok.

My dad is the reason I actually started watching wrestling. My dad was never big into sports; we were all big into sports as kids, and he'd go to our Little League games or whatever and not really know what was going on, because he didn't know about sports, but he knew about wrestling.

Gal Gadot

I danced for 12 years, and I played a lot team sports: basketball, volleyball.

Henry David Thoreau

Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.

Carla Gugino

When a sports movie really works, it gets you on all levels, because the stakes are high. It's black and white. It's win or lose.

Billie Jean King

Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquillity.

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William Arthur Ward

Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.

LeBron James

But sports carried me away from being in a gang, or being associated with drugs. Sports was my way out.

Michael Jordan

Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.

Many Americans don't know anyone in the military, so they aren't aware that, on average, a military child attends six to nine schools by the time he or she graduates from high school. Through each transition, the children have to leave their friends, try out for new sports teams and adjust to a new school community.

Theodore Roosevelt

When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.

Larry King

If they asked me, I did two shifts. I did sports, I did news, because I loved it.

Bradley Cooper

I liked sports but I never really had the confidence. I was always coordinated and it came easy to me, but I didn't have the confidence to go along with the physical skill.

Jesse Metcalfe

I didn't really watch 'Dallas' growing up, as I was a bit young and into other things, like sports.

Wayne Gretzky

I think that from the time you start playing sports as a child you see that your responsibility to your team is to play the best that you can play as an individual... and yet, not take anything away from being part of a team.

Vince Lombardi

If it doesn't matter who wins or loses, then why do they keep score?

I'm 19 now, and I go to The New School in New York, where I study Criminal Psychology. My first week of second semester was during Fashion Week when my first editorials in 'CR Fashion Book' and 'Sports Illustrated' came out. It was crazy!

Gerald R. Ford

I had pro offers from the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers, who were pretty hard up for linemen in those days. If I had gone into professional football the name Jerry Ford might have been a household word today.

Billie Jean King

I wanted to use sports for social change.

Above all, such sports as judo, in my view, teach people to relate to each other. They teach us to respect a partner, teach us to understand that an externally weak partner can not only put up worthy resistance, but, if you relax and take too much for granted, may even win.

Walt Whitman

I see great things in baseball. It's our game - the American game.

John Mason Brown

I love baseball, especially this time of year. To rub shoulders with Goose and the other guys is an added treat.

Rafael Nadal

I like a lot of sports. Especially football - it's my favourite sport. My uncle played football in Barcelona for nine years and played for Spain in three World Cups.

Muhammad Ali

It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.

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Akshay Kumar

My love for sports will never die. I love martial arts and I want to promote it in whichever way I can. I am a fighter first, then an actor.

I sort of always had an inkling towards some kind of an art form. I grew up in a very small town, and I just figure-skated. My dad played hockey and I was surrounded by sports, but it wasn't quite doing it for me. I wasn't totally fulfilled, and I did a lot of skating.

Lawrence Peter Berra

Half the lies they tell about me aren't true.

Woodrow Wilson

Golf is a game in which one endeavors to control a ball with implements ill adapted for the purpose.

Larry King

Sports are my favorite. It's the first thing I turn to every day.

Magic Johnson

Everyone thought I was going to die like a year later, they didn't know. So I helped educate sports, and then the world, that a man living with HIV can play basketball. He's not going to give it to anybody by playing basketball.

Vince Lombardi

Show me a good loser, and I'll show you a loser.

When I did play team sports, I was into soccer and hockey. I loved hockey. And then rock climbing became the thing that got me out of Iowa, and I traveled the world for rock climbing. I really loved the, I guess you would say, dirtbag lifestyle of not eating much and traveling the world and slipping into different cultures and just observing.

William James

Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second.

Naomi Osaka

You can easily get depressed. Usually, if you play sports, you think that one match or one game is very important, and when you lose it, you think your whole world is over.

Kevin Costner

I enjoy sports. I get a real joy from playing sports but I don't look for those movies. Oliver Stone wanted to know if I would do Any Given Sunday and it just didn't appeal to me.

Thus so wretched is man that he would weary even without any cause for weariness... and so frivolous is he that, though full of a thousand reasons for weariness, the least thing, such as playing billiards or hitting a ball, is sufficient enough to amuse him.

Novak Djokovic

The tradition in Serbia has always been team sports - football, basketball, handball, volleyball and water polo, individual sports are not supported.

Robert Redford

I've always liked speed. I own a car that I shouldn't be talking about because I'm an environmentalist, but the 1955 Porsche Spyder 550 RS is the finest sports car ever made.

Billie Jean King

In the seventies we had to make it acceptable for people to accept girls and women as athletes. We had to make it okay for them to be active. Those were much scarier times for females in sports.

Vince Lombardi

We didn't lose the game; we just ran out of time.

Mia Hamm

Sports have become increasingly more specialized, but that doesn't mean they shouldn't be fun.

Shaquille O'Neal

If you got the game, you got the game. That's why Tiger Woods is out there playing golf with Greg Norman.

Zac Efron

I grew up being into sports and I wasn't trained to move my body in the right way for dancing. I'm the last one to get any moves correct. In rehearsals it's always, 'OK, one more take for Zac.'

Billy Graham

The only time my prayers are never answered is on the golf course.

William Wordsworth

Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness.

Billie Jean King

When they take surveys of women in business, of the Fortune 500, the successful women, 80% of them, say they were in sports as a young woman.

Michael Jordan

As athletes, we're used to reacting quickly. Here, it's 'come, stop, come, stop.' There's a lot of downtime. That's the toughest part of the day.

Brett Kavanaugh

My dad went to law school at night while working full-time. He has an unparalleled work ethic and has passed down to me his passion for playing and watching sports. I love him dearly.

Vladimir Putin

Politics should not interfere with sports. And sports should impact politics.

Arthur Ashe

There is a syndrome in sports called 'paralysis by analysis.'

Matthew McConaughey

I'm a golfer, and what are the two sports you can do till you drop? Golf and surfing. They're great for you limber-wise, they're great for you health-wise, and they put you in sweet locations.

Matthew McConaughey

I'm a football fan, a sports fan, a fan of competition.

Dave Barry

Skiing combines outdoor fun with knocking down trees with your face.

Erma Bombeck

If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead.

Gerald R. Ford

I love sports. Whenever I can, I always watch the Detroit Tigers on the radio.

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Tim Burton

I did some sports. It was a bit frustrating. I wasn't the greatest sports person.

I find interesting characters or lessons that resonate with people and sometimes I write about them in the sports pages, sometimes I write them in a column, sometimes in a novel, sometimes a play or sometimes in nonfiction. But at the core I always say to myself, 'Is there a story here? Is this something people want to read?'

Caitlyn Jenner

If I had not been dyslexic, I wouldn't have needed sports. I would have been like every other kid. Instead, I found my one thing, and I was never going to let go of it. That little dyslexic kid is always in the back of your head.

Billie Jean King

Women's sports is still in its infancy. The beginning of women's sports in the United States started in 1972, with the passage of Title 9 for girls to finally get athletic scholarships.

Roger Federer

I did all the right things in so many tournaments. But like I said, sometimes in sports it just goes the other way. Maybe you've already won so much that it evens it out a bit sometimes. I don't know.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

At Barca, players were banned from driving their sports cars to training.

Magic Johnson

My work ethic is from sports.

Vince Lombardi

Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.

Mila Kunis

The thing about ballet that I never knew about is that it's one of the most excruciating sports that I've ever been a part of. I say sports because they train constantly, every single day.

I am in the fighting game. I don't care about anything else. I don't watch the news, I don't care about politics, I don't care about other sports. I don't care about anything I don't need to care about. This is my sport: it is my life. I study it; I think about it all the time. Nothing else matters.

Ernest Hemingway

The game of golf would lose a great deal if croquet mallets and billiard cues were allowed on the putting green.

Billie Jean King

There is no life for girls in team sports past Little League. I got into tennis when I realized this, and because I thought golf would be too slow for me, and I was too scared to swim.

Lawrence Peter Berra

You wouldn't have won if we'd beaten you.

Shia LaBeouf

When you look at golf films before us they're all - garbage or satire. A lot of sports films tend to vilify the opposition. Where the opposition becomes this big angry monster, so big you can't beat him.

Victoria Azarenka

Sports is a huge entertainment now, and we need to provide that entertainment for the fans because that's what they're looking for.

Venus Williams

In the sports arena I would say there is nothing like training and preparation. You have to train your mind as much as your body.

Gavin McInnes

For most Democrats, politics is sports to them because they have no stakes because they don't pay tax.

Richard M. Nixon

I don't know anything that builds the will to win better than competitive sports.

Dave Barry

The problem with winter sports is that - follow me closely here - they generally take place in winter.

Mark Wahlberg

Tiger Woods is the only sports star who's worth every penny he makes.

I'm a pretty agile guy, especially being taller and having done martial arts from about the age of 13, but parkour is one of those sports that I wish I'd discovered sooner. When my nephew first showed me, I thought, 'Damn - I'm too old for this.'

Venus Williams

I spent my whole life playing sports and training and pushing myself to the limits.

Larry King

I did everything when I started. In Miami I did news, I did weather, I did sports, I did disk-jockeying. And I did a sports talk show every week - every Saturday night.

John Travolta

Sports, entertainment and aviation are three of the most exciting professions in the world; you are dealing with the same magnitude.