Quotations on Sports

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I love that men like to look at women, that they love sports, that they need to know the inner workings of mechanical objects. I love the whole makeup of men - that they never mature and are always just boys.
- Krista Allen
(Keywords: Love, Men, Sports, Women, Boys, Makeup)

I wanted to be a doctor in sports medicine; I was into sailing and all that sort of thing.
- Christopher Atkins
(Keywords: Sports, Medicine)

I think that every single person should play sports.
- Donovan Bailey
(Keywords: Sports, Play)

A lot of these angles are really about trying to mimic broadcast sports angles in order to anchor the scene, to sort of normalize it before it becomes abstracted.
- Matthew Barney
(Keywords: Sports, Order, Trying)

The problem with winter sports is that - follow me closely here - they generally take place in winter.
- Dave Barry
(Keywords: Sports, Winter)

I do not like sports, unless you consider treating all humankind with love and respect a sport.
- Todd Barry
(Keywords: Love, Sports, Respect)

I like all the adventure sports but I like to do them in a safe way.
- Catherine Bell
(Keywords: Sports, Adventure)

By the time I was 8 years old, sports had pretty much taken over my life.
- Michael Bergin
(Keywords: Life, Sports, Time, Old, Pretty, Years)

Most Indians go into education. Their parents just push them into education like parents in Australia push them into sports.
- Mahesh Bhupathi
(Keywords: Education, Sports, Parents)

I've been involved with sports my whole life, which made clothes and makeup and handbags not that important as a kid. I just didn't care.
- Jessica Biel
(Keywords: Sports, Life, Care, Clothes, Makeup)

My commitment to Atlanta and passion for sports and competition make this acquisition a perfect fit for me.
- Arthur Blank
(Keywords: Sports, Commitment, Competition, Passion)

Competing in sports has taught me that if I'm not willing to give 120 percent, somebody else will.
- Ron Blomberg
(Keywords: Sports, Will)

Soccer and cricket were my main sports growing up. I had trials as a soccer player with a few clubs interested, Crystal Palace being one, but it was cricket which became my chosen profession.
- Ian Botham
(Keywords: Sports, Being, Cricket, Growing up, Profession, Soccer, Trials)

Sports is a metaphor for overcoming obstacles and achieving against great odds. Athletes, in times of difficulty, can be important role models.
- Bill Bradley
(Keywords: Sports, Athletes, Difficulty, Metaphor, Obstacles, Overcoming)

And I realized that there was no sports reporter, so I started covering sporting events.
- Ed Bradley
(Keywords: Sports, Events)

Theatre sports is the best improv training period.
- Wayne Brady
(Keywords: Sports, Theatre, Training)

I regard sports first and foremost as entertainment, so dry documentary narration is not for me.
- Jack Brickhouse
(Keywords: Sports, Entertainment, First)

And then I got into sports and gave my guitar to my brother Jeff who was just a little kid at that time.
- Beau Bridges
(Keywords: Sports, Time, Brother, Guitar)

Nah, I don't watch TV either, apart from a few sports programmes. I just don't have the time.
- Eric Bristow
(Keywords: Sports, Time)

I like to follow my favorite team and talk sports with my band or fans. You won't believe how many musicians are sports fans. We have so much time on tour that we need these outlets for relaxation.
- Garth Brooks
(Keywords: Sports, Time, Fans, Favorite, Musicians, Relaxation, Talk)

Sports do not build character. They reveal it.
- Heywood Broun
(Keywords: Sports, Character)

The Olympic Games must not be an end in itself, they must be a means of creating a vast programme of physical education and sports competitions for all young people.
- Avery Brundage
(Keywords: Education, Sports, People, End, Games)

Sport must be amateur or it is not sport. Sports played professionally are entertainment.
- Avery Brundage
(Keywords: Sports, Entertainment)

I have spoken with many former athletes, and they tell me the best time they had was in sports. I listen to them and use their experience in my career.
- Sergei Bubka
(Keywords: Experience, Time, Sports, Athletes, Career)

My policy was just to give good things for sports in my region.
- Sergei Bubka
(Keywords: Sports, Policy)

My main idea was to create a sports facility for the basics. This is why I established the club.
- Sergei Bubka
(Keywords: Sports, Idea)

I decided to create a sports club during the Soviet times. It was my dream.
- Sergei Bubka
(Keywords: Sports, Dream)

Because I just like sports, I like athletics and I like competition.
- Trishelle Cannatella
(Keywords: Sports, Competition)

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

Just like music, sports elevates us to new levels of achievment.
- Randy Castillo
(Keywords: Sports, Music)

Julie, Mia and I just met for a couple days, doing some work but really under the guise of having fun. We do events like the Women's Sports Foundation Dinner, where we get to not only do a good thing for the community but we get to hang out with one another again.
- Brandi Chastain
(Keywords: Sports, Work, Women, Community, Events, Fun)

You'll be dedicated and that's what you should want to be in anything in life - whether it's sports or academics or your relationship. It all stems from finding that fun, that thrill, that excitement.
- Brandi Chastain
(Keywords: Life, Sports, Excitement, Fun, Want)

I have a 16 year-old son, so I'm now a soccer mom. I stand on the sidelines and I hear the things parents are saying, so I want them to understand what it is their kids are feeling in any sports environment.
- Brandi Chastain
(Keywords: Sports, Mom, Son, Environment, Feeling, Kids, Now, Parents, Saying, Soccer, Want)

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)

Absolutely the worst thing about this job is the travel and being away from family. I have a wife and three wonderful children, the kids are all active in sports and it's very difficult to up and leave and miss them growing up.
- Roy Clark
(Keywords: Sports, Travel, Family, Wife, Being, Children, Growing up, Job, Kids)

My style has been pretty much like a newspaper. It's got politics in it, it's got media, sports, family relations, you know, all the sections you would expect, and wonderful religion things.
- Kate Clinton
(Keywords: Family, Politics, Religion, Sports, Media, Pretty, Style)

It's too bad that one has to conceive of sports as being the only arena where risks are, for all of life is risk exercise. That's the only way to live more freely, and more interestingly.
- William Sloane Coffin, Jr.
(Keywords: Life, Sports, Being, Exercise, Risk)

As an example, one of the schools I have been studying is too small to compete effectively in most sports, but participates with vigor each year in the state music contests.
- James S. Coleman
(Keywords: Music, Sports, Example, Schools, State)

If I had a personal wish for the new ideas in this new book it would be that every parent, every counselor, every teacher, every professor, every sports coach that deals with young people would understand the three circle concept.
- James Collins
(Keywords: Sports, People, Ideas, Coach, Deals)

As a kid I was short and only weighed 95 pounds. And though I was active in a lot of Sports and got along with most of the guys, I think I used comedy as a defense mechanism. You know making someone laugh is a much better way to solve a problem than by using your fists.
- Tim Conway
(Keywords: Sports, Comedy, Defense)

Sports are one of the main cultural activities on the face of the earth.
- Jack Kent Cooke
(Keywords: Sports, Earth)

All of the sports have a safety net, but boxing is the only sport that has none. So when the fighter is through, he is through. While he was fighting his management was very excited for him, but now that he is done, that management team is moving on.
- Gerry Cooney
(Keywords: Sports, Management, Boxing, Fighting, Now, Safety)

The importance that our society attaches to sport is incredible. After all, is football a game or a religion? The people of this country have allowed sports to get completely out of hand.
- Howard Cosell
(Keywords: Society, Sports, People, Religion, Country, Football, Importance)

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.
- Kevin Costner
(Keywords: Sports, Movies, Joy)

All sports for all people.
- Pierre de Coubertin
(Keywords: Sports, People)

Can they do both? That's a huge balance, I think, with kids- trying to find the right- it's everything, you know, it's social life, it's academics, it's sports.
- Joan Cusack
(Keywords: Sports, Life, Balance, Kids, Right, Trying)

For the tiny percentage of people who are negatively affected by our embracing of standards, they can just get their sports somewhere else in the meantime. It's not like we're denying them hospital care.
- Mike Davidson
(Keywords: Sports, People, Care)

I have just come from a couple of raids, where we had a very lively time, and some of them had to pull their guns. I found it necessary to punch a few sports myself.
- Richard H. Davis
(Keywords: Sports, Time)

Sports betting is all about money management, so the most money won on one event is not the most important thing.
- Bruce Dern
(Keywords: Money, Sports, Management)

I also watched a lot of football and sports. I haven't had much time to watch too much TV lately.
- Casper Van Dien
(Keywords: Time, Sports, Football)

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