Quotations on Games

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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
(Keywords: Home, Baseball, Fans, Games, Play)

Right now, more people enjoy movies, music, television and movies than they do video games.
- J Allard
(Keywords: Movies, Music, People, Games, Now, Right, Television)

I made a gym, it's the best gym in Nicaragua, I have kids that this year July 6th through the 11th will be fighting and then will go on to the Central American Games and I'm sure at least one will win a gold medal.
- Alexis Arguello
(Keywords: American, Fighting, Games, Gold, July, Kids, Will)

I think video games and that stuff should be as violent as possible, but age-appropriate. It should be realistic. When it's not realistic you run into kids running around shooting people and not realizing the consequences.
- Darren Aronofsky
(Keywords: Age, People, Consequences, Games, Kids, Running)

I was playing rugby and the other games English school children do, and there was an event in which races were run, and I won these by a considerable margin.
- Roger Bannister
(Keywords: Children, English, Games, School)

There is a vast difference between games and play. Play is played for fun, but games are deadly serious and you do not play them to enjoy yourself.
- Maurice Baring
(Keywords: Difference, Fun, Games, Play)

Kids are great. That's one of the best things about our business, all the kids you get to meet. It's a shame they have to grow up to be regular people and come to the games and call you names.
- Charles Barkley
(Keywords: Business, People, Games, Kids, Names, Shame)

I think everybody has to be better, right from me out. Everybody has to step up their games for us to be successful here. I've been lucky to be on some good teams over the years and that's what it takes, everybody contributing night after night.
- Ed Belfour
(Keywords: Successful, Games, Night, Right, Years)

I was a catastrophe at Science and Games, but the good thing about Quaker schools is that they encourage you in those subjects for which you show an aptitude.
- Richard Rodney Bennett
(Keywords: Science, Games, Schools)

Games are a compromise between intimacy and keeping intimacy away.
- Eric Berne
(Keywords: Compromise, Games, Intimacy)

For the same reason we don't allow kids to buy pornography, for the same reason we don't allow kids to buy cigarettes, for the same reason we don't allow kids to buy alcohol, we shouldn't allow them to go to stores and buy video games.
- Rod Blagojevich
(Keywords: Alcohol, Games, Kids, Pornography, Reason)

It's a weird scene. You win a few baseball games and all of a sudden you're surrounded by reporters and TV men with cameras asking you about Vietnam and race relations.
- Vida Blue
(Keywords: Men, Baseball, Games, Race, Vietnam)

I think video games are a great kind of entertainment. They have replaced a lot of games people normally play with their friends and neighbours, like Monopoly.
- Uwe Boll
(Keywords: People, Entertainment, Friends, Games, Play)

I play PC and Xbox games at home, and I just got a PSP as a birthday present.
- Uwe Boll
(Keywords: Birthday, Home, Games, Play, Present)

If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead.
- Erma Bombeck
(Keywords: Football, Games, Man)

Working with Sturges was like working with a guy who wanted to have a party all the time. He was very serious about his work, but in between shots, he was fun and we would play games.
- Eddie Bracken
(Keywords: Time, Work, Fun, Games, Party, Play)

I had no experience with broadcasting basketball games, so I took a tape recorder and went to a playground where there was a summer league, and I stood up in the top of the stands and I called the game.
- Ed Bradley
(Keywords: Experience, Basketball, Games, Summer)

But I knew that what had happened was an eye-opener not only to the United States but also to Pakistan, who realized that after what has happened on the 11th of September, it was simply impossible to continue to play those games in Afghanistan.
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Keywords: Afghanistan, Eye, Games, Play, states, United)

My personal life is the same. At the end of the day, this is just a job. I love what I do, and it's a great job. But it's like my alter ego. There's Chris Brown the singer. And there's Christopher Brown, the down-home Tappahannock boy that plays video games and basketball and hangs out.
- Chris Brown
(Keywords: Life, Love, Basketball, Day, Ego, End, Games, Job)

Yeah, that's what kind of, we get the idea a little bit yeah, because other people from different countries also try as hard as they can to get a medal or a gold medal in the Olympic Games. And you know, if they can work hard, we can work hard as well.
- Inge de Bruijn
(Keywords: Work, People, Idea, Countries, Games, Gold)

For too long the world has failed to recognise that the Olympic Games and the Olympic Movement are about fine athletics and fine art.
- Avery Brundage
(Keywords: Art, Games, World)

There's been a lot of talk of me being a one-man show but that's simply not the case. We win games when I score 40 points and we've won when I score 10.
- Kobe Bryant
(Keywords: Being, Games, Talk)

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.
- William Burroughs
(Keywords: War, Nature, Time, Games, May, Principles, Universe)

People care about my personal life. But really I'm dorky! I drink beer and go to football games. And ya know, sit in my house in a t-shirt on the weekends and play with my dog!
- Sophia Bush
(Keywords: Life, People, Beer, Care, Football, Games, Play)

The Xbox 360 is the first console that I've ever worked with that actually has development tools that are better for games than what we've had on PC.
- John Carmack
(Keywords: Development, First, Games, Tools)

I play some fighting games, but mostly I just play sports.
- Vince Carter
(Keywords: Sports, Fighting, Games, Play)

Most of the people who had PCs did not have modems and could not use those PCs as communicating devices. They really were using them for spreadsheets or word processing or storing recipes or playing games or what have you.
- Steve Case
(Keywords: People, Games, Word)

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
(Keywords: Family, Time, Thought, Men, American, Friends, Fun, Games, Old, Recreation, Soccer, Weekend)

Some people think its just fun and games and others don't know how much I pushed to get here. They have to be in my shoes, but by listening to my music they can find out.
- Chingy
(Keywords: Music, People, Fun, Games, Listening)

I also developed an interest in sports, and played in informal games at a nearby school yard where the neighborhood children met to play touch football, baseball, basketball and occasionally, ice hockey.
- Steven Chu
(Keywords: Sports, Baseball, Basketball, Children, Football, Games, Interest, Play, School)

It seems astounding to me now that the video games are perhaps as important as the movie themselves. And people will spend 2 or 3 years obsessing about the video game in exactly the same way that they'd be obsessing about the movie if they were working on that.
- John Cleese
(Keywords: People, Games, Now, Will, Years)

The London Games will be designed for the athletes and we will provide them with the very best venues and the very best conditions to pursue their sporting dreams in London.
- Sebastian Coe
(Keywords: Dreams, Athletes, Games, London, Will)

The letters were universally complimentary, and we designers loved hearing that our games were being enjoyed, but if they weren't sending us a picture of their screens most of those writers would have spent their time playing the game rather than writing letters.
- David Crane
(Keywords: Time, Being, Games, Hearing, Letters, Writers, Writing)

It's fool's gold if you are winning games and are not playing the right way.
- Antonio Davis
(Keywords: Winning, Fool, Games, Gold, Right)

I think most people played both variants and regular games. It was a period when variants were very popular and there were a lot more variants being played at that time. Every week practically, it seemed someone would publish a new variant in a zine.
- Fred Davis
(Keywords: Time, People, Being, Games, Popular)

The video game culture was an important thing to keep alive in the film because we're in a new era right now. The idea that kids can play video games like Grand Theft Auto or any video game is amazing. The video games are one step before a whole other virtual universe.
- Vin Diesel
(Keywords: Idea, Culture, Film, Games, Kids, Now, Play, Right, Theft, Universe)

It's a story of little girls who are pressed into working in sweat shops in games, who spend all day doing repetitive grinding tasks like making shirts, which are then converted into gold and sold on eBay.
- Cory Doctorow
(Keywords: Day, Games, Girls, Gold, Shops)

The games industry is already bigger than the music industry, and it's mainly directed at teenage boys.
- Thomas Dolby
(Keywords: Music, Boys, Games, Teenage)

It is the inspiration of the Olympic Games that drives people not only to compete but to improve, and to bring lasting spiritual and moral benefits to the athlete and inspiration to those lucky enough to witness the athletic dedication.
- Herb Elliott
(Keywords: People, Inspiration, Benefits, Dedication, Games, Spiritual)

Actually, as that first association continued, we got a little more legitimate. In those days, they asked Boy Scout troops to act as ushers during the football games. So we signed up and I went to many games in full Boy Scout uniform as an usher.
- Daniel J. Evans
(Keywords: Act, First, Football, Games, Troops)

The fact that the games were so close was a tribute to the level of skill in the World Cup.
- Lorrie Fair
(Keywords: Fact, Games, Skill, Tribute, World)

Predators will look for any way to talk to children online whether through sites like Myspace, instant messaging, or even online games.
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Keywords: Children, Games, Talk, Will)

Nevertheless, the mode, the justification, and all the games involved in this war were dishonest.
- Dario Fo
(Keywords: War, Games, Justification)

Getting inside the mind of a terrorist wasn't difficult at all. Even as children, human beings fabricate elaborate revenge fantasies. We're not a particular species. Check out popular video games.
- Alan Dean Foster
(Keywords: Children, Games, Mind, Popular, Revenge)

Games lubricate the body and the mind.
- Benjamin Franklin
(Keywords: Body, Games, Mind)

I wish I could go to the school where my close friends go, but I obviously can't. The good thing is, they're really good about inviting me to all the football games and all that stuff. So I end up having an adopted team spirit for a school I don't go to.
- David Gallagher
(Keywords: End, Football, Friends, Games, School, Spirit)

I deleted all the games from my computer. I spent days trawling the Internet. I started slowly.
- Mary Garden
(Keywords: Computer, Games, Internet)

It wasn't like it is now. But for the types of teams we had, the fans were very good here. On some Thursday afternoon games, we'd get 25,000 fans. That was remarkable. This has always been a great Red Sox city.
- Curt Gowdy
(Keywords: Fans, Games, Now, Remarkable)

If you watch young children play, you will notice that they create games, characters, situations, whole worlds in which they immerse themselves with intense concentration.
- Daniel Greenberg
(Keywords: Children, Games, Play, Will)

I graduated a the top of my class in the '84 Olympic Games; I won a gold medal.
- Scott Hamilton
(Keywords: Class, Games, Gold)

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