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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.

Phil Jackson

If you meet the Buddha in the lane, feed him the ball.

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.

Kurt Russell

I played professional level sports. When you're playing for money, it's a whole other level.

Alexander Skarsgard

I grew up in a very urban, bohemian family where everyone was a hippie or a pacifist. It was artistically and intellectually stimulating, but they were definitely not into outdoor sports or activities.

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.

Michael B. Jordan

I love sports. I've played basketball, baseball, soccer, tennis, track and field growing up.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

You can't win unless you learn how to lose.

Honestly, I don't listen to nobody else's music but my own. It's kind of like sports to me. You don't see Kobe Bryant at a LeBron James game - he just works on his own game. And that's what I do. I only listen to me, so I can criticize and analyze and all those things.

I like sports, and swimming is my favorite. Doing physical exercises keeps one fit and healthy and helps one work more efficiently. I think we all need to strike a balance between work and relaxation. This can keep us energetic and help us do our job better.

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When I was younger, I used to bite my nails so bad. I used to play sports; I played, like, every sport. I would be playing soccer, and I'd be in the middle of the field just zoned out, biting my nails, and I'd, like, miss the ball going past me.

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.

Princess Anne

The biggest danger to the movement is that it is getting too big in sheer weight of numbers. Other sports will become more popular in terms of numbers, and everyone will want to be involved in the Olympics.

Billie Jean King

Sports are a microcosm of society.

Stephen Curry

We knew sports was important to us and our family, but there are priorities in life.Obviously, faith is foremost; how we did in school is important. If we didn't handle that business then there were no privileges.

Emma Stone

You know how sports teach kids teamwork and how to be strong and brave and confident? Improv was my sport. I learned how to not waffle and how to hold a conversation, how to take risks and actually be excited to fail.

In 1964, when Lee Iacocca said, 'Shelby, I want you to make a sports car out of the Mustang,' the first thing I said was, 'Lee, you can't make a race horse out of a mule. I don't want to do it.' He said, 'I didn't ask you to make it; you work for me.'

I played a lot of sports when I was a kid so I get in that ballgame mindset of being really, really respectful, but at same time saying to yourself, 'Don't back down a single inch, hang with these guys if you can.' If they throw it high and tight you have to stand in there, you can't take yourself out of that moment.

Phil Jackson

Approach the game with no preset agendas and you'll probably come away surprised at your overall efforts.

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.

Deion Sanders

I don't care what they say about me when I'm through with sports. I don't want to be known as anything else in life but a great father.

As you become a legend in the game, you build more doubters than you build supporters. And that's fine. I think that comes with anything that's challenging. I think it even comes with sports. The older that Michael Jordan got, I think the more doubted he became.

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.

Tiger Woods

Hockey is a sport for white men. Basketball is a sport for black men. Golf is a sport for white men dressed like black pimps.

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.

Kajal Aggarwal

I love adventure sports. And, I love cooking.

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.

Clayton Kershaw

It's always great to do something to impact kids in sports.

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.

Michael Sheen

My chief gifts are - naturally good at all sports with a raw talent for pretty much everything, which if nurtured could develop into improper talent.

A good vacation for me is going to warm weather. Being able to go outside, in the sun, hit the beach, play outside sports. Being active outside. Going swimming, hanging by the pool, having a couple drinks, having a couple of your close buddies around, and just having a blast.

Don't force your kids into sports. I never was. To this day, my dad has never asked me to go play golf. I ask him. It's the child's desire to play that matters, not the parent's desire to have the child play. Fun. Keep it fun.

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.

Kurt Russell

I started playing ball when I was a kid. My dad was a pro ball player and he passed on his knowledge to me.

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.

Rob Gronkowski

In order to stay healthy, recover quickly, and continue building strength and agility, I've combined different types of low-impact sports circuit exercises to maximize and expand my abilities.

Jeff Bridges

Well, I'm not a big sports fan.

Jeanie Buss

We understand the realities of the sports world. Take Shaq for example, he was traded from here and went on to several other teams after that. But once he was retired, he asked us to retire his jersey. He wanted to be remembered as a Laker.

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.

Dave Chappelle

I think extreme sports are really good for relieving stress.

Ice Cube

Sports without music, it's nothing but a game. Music adds the emotion.

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.

I think they need to get a more reliable way of watching television on the laptop. Because I travel so much, if I want to watch my favorite sports team it might not be showing in that place, so I want a reliable way to watch whatever I want to watch on my laptop.

Peyton Manning

My dad told us up front, 'Guys, if you want to play sports, go ahead, but it's your decision.'

Saoirse Ronan

When I was younger, I was very athletic and I always loved sports and physical things.

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.'

Jason Statham

I like a few vintage Rolexes, and Panerais are good. I'm not into sports watches - I like chronometers.

Bill Paxton

I got to direct a human interest sports drama - to this day, one of my proudest achievements in my career and a source of undying pride.

We could not be more proud to have LeBron James as part of our Lakers family. He is an incredibly thoughtful and intelligent leader and clearly appreciates the power sports has to unite communities and inspire the world to be a better place.

Billy Graham

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

The NFL is the only sport where you can be on a team five years, and your contract's not guaranteed. You can go through the whole process of training camp, and then as soon as it's the season, it's a week-to-week job, and they can cut you at any moment, or you can get hurt at any moment. It's not like that in other sports.