Sports Quotes

Sports do not build character. They reveal it.

John Wooden

If all the year were playing holidays, to sport would be as tedious as to work.

William Shakespeare

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.

Michael Jordan

The mark of great sportsmen is not how good they are at their best, but how good they are their worst.

Martina Navratilova

Sports is the toy department of human life.

Howard Cosell

Sport is part of every man and woman's heritage and its absence can never be compensated for.

Pierre de Coubertin

Sports plays a societal role in engendering jingoist and chauvinist attitudes. They're designed to organize a community to be committed to their gladiators.

Avram Noam Chomsky

Sports is like a war without the killing.

Ted Turner

I love coaching. I have a great passion for it. I still have a ball in the back of my car. I love to play.

Rick Majerus

I like to bike. I could beat Lance Armstrong, only because he couldn\'t pass me if he was behind me.

Rick Majerus

When I die, they might as well bury me at the finish line at Churchill Downs so they can run over me one more time.

Rick Majerus

Cricket at the highest level has never been simply a demonstration of sporting excellence; it has always been about winning and losing.

James Coldham

A game of rugby is a work of art!

Danie Craven

Detested sport, That owes its pleasures to another's pain.

William Cowper

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
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