Games Quotes

Some games teach you to kill. They once put my face on a game, 'You've got to find Chavez to kill him'.

Hugo Rafael Chvez Fras

Cricket is the most senior, widespread and deeply rooted of English games.

Leslie Thomas John Arlott

The triple is the most exciting play in baseball. Home runs win a lot of games, but I never understood why fans are so obsessed with them.

Hank Aaron

This is a war universe. War all the time. That is its nature. There may be other universes based on all sorts of other principles, but ours seems to be based on war and games. All games are basically hostile. Winners and losers. We see them all around us: the winners and the losers. The losers can oftentimes become winners, and the winners can very easily become losers.

William Seward Burroughs

In the fledgling days of the town, the notorious Block 16 was set aside for card games and prostitution. Sin and commerce have marched hand-in-hand ever since, but this alliance made Las Vegas no more atypical than any other American city of the time. The difference is that Las Vegas extolled with pride what other places sought to hide. To the commonplace culture of heavily populated cities and industrial towns that made up the urban fabric of the country, Las Vegas alone stood as the behavioral "Other," a land where the "victimless" crimes of sex, drink, and gambling were not only condoned, but celebrated.

MARK GOTTDIENER

To most people, Las Vegas is synonymous with gambling and glitter; a slightly, pleasingly sinful fairyland for adults where they can watch the most entertaining performers and biggest names in show business in between bouts of indulging in games of chance that everyone knows favor the house.

CLIFFORD L. LINEDECKER

Although I am not averse to wasting a few hours playing computer games, I have never tried my hand at Doom. Judging by sales figures and testimonials, playing the game has to be an infinitely preferable experience to watching this pathetic excuse for a movie.

James Berardinelli

Talent wins games, but team work and intelligence wins championships.

Michael Jordan

No one is more interesting to anybody than is that mysterious character we all call me, which is why self-liberation, self-actualization, self-transcendence, etc., are the most exciting games in town.

Robert Wilson

Whatever games are played with us, we must play no games with ourselves, but deal in our privacy with the last honesty and truth.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You're gonna lose some ball games and you're gonna win some ball games and that's about it.

Sparky Anderson

The X Games is the biggest event in snowboarding for sure.

Gretchen Bleiler

Backstabbing, gossiping,greed and power games are a sign of an unhealthy organization.

Rhoberta Shaler

Sharks are as tough as those football fans who take their shirts off during games in Chicago in January, only more intelligent.

Dave Barry

Games are a compromise between intimacy and keeping intimacy away.

Eric Berne

Love is all fun and games until someone loses an eye or gets pregnant

Jim Cole

I play golf with friends sometimes, but there are never friendly games.

Hogan

I am hosting weekend retreats all over America. It is like a 24-hour slumber party for moms. We laugh, eat, play games, get massages, win prizes, talk about parenting and even cry a bit.

Lisa Whelchel

I went to professional men's soccer games, the old North American soccer league at that time, and I used to be a ticket holder with my family and family friends. We would go every weekend and I thought it was great, but I just thought of it as recreation, as family fun.

Brandi Chastain

"I play with friends, but we don't play friendly games.

Ben Hogan

Golf, more than most games, has a number of cliches, often successfully disguised as "tips"

Unknown

Sports are positively essential. It is healthy to engage in sports, they are beautiful and liberal, liberal in the sense that nothing serves quite as well to integrate social classes, etc., than street or public games.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Pardon me while I burst into flames I've had enough of the world and its people's mindless games. So pardon me while I burn and rise above the flames. Pardon me, pardon me. I'll never be the same.

Brandon Boyd

Video games are a waste of time for men with nothing else to do. Real brains don't do that. On occasion? Sure. As relaxation? Great. But not full time And a lot of people are doing that. And while they're doing that, I'll go ahead and write another novel.

Ray Douglas Bradbury

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