Famous Sport Quotes

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Football is not a contact sport, it's a collision sport - dancing is a contact sport.

Vince Lombardi

Football isn't a contact sport, it's a collision sport. Dancing is a contact sport.

Duffy Daugherty

Rowing is a sport for dreamers. As long as you put in the work, you can own the dream. When the work stops, the dream dissapears.

Jim Dietz

Though boys throw stones at frogs in sport, the frogs do not die in sport, but in earnest.

Bion

I may not be a Basketball player...but my sport sport is proving anyone and anybody wrong....and I don't need a cheerleading team. Because I'm all the modivation I need!

Dominique Jasmine Washington

For 'tis the sport to have the engineer hoist with his own petard...

William Shakespeare

Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creatures is amusing in itself.

James Anthony Froude

As flies to wanton boys, are we to the godsThey kill us for their sport.

William Shakespeare

By the time you get to your ball, if you don't know what to do with it, try another sport.

Julius Boros

Dancing is a contact sport. Football is a hitting sport.

Vince Lombardi, Lombardi Winning is the only thing (by Jerry Kramer)

For Americans war is almost all of the time a nuisance, and military skill is a luxury like Mah-Jongg. But when the issue is brought home to them, war becomes as important, for the necessary period, as business or sport. And it is hard to decide which is likely to be the more ominous for the Axis -- an American decision that this is sport, or that it is business.

D. W. Brogan

For people to judge a man's worth and his very manhood according to the way he feels about sport, and not to recognize it for the piddly, inconsequential goings on that it really is...

Robin Green

For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors and laugh at them in our turn?

Jane Austen

For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbours, and laugh at them in our turn?

Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

I think of football as a sport the way ducks think of hunting as a sport.

Bill Watterson

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

William Shakespeare, "King Henry IV Part I", Act 1 scene 2

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

William Shakespeare

Life may not be a spectator sport but many spend time watching it go by.

Vikrant Parsai

Sport feels the heart. Life feels the love. (Le sport éprouve le cœur. La vie éprouve l'amour)

Charles de LEUSSE

Sport in the sense of a mass-spectacle, with death to add to the underlying excitement, comes into existence when a population has been drilled and regimented and depressed to such an extent that it needs at least a vicarious participation in difficult feats of strength or skill or heroism in order to sustain its waning life-sense.

Lewis Mumford

Sport is imposing order on what was chaos.

Anthony Starr

The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.

P. G. Wodehouse

The memories of my family outings are still a source of strength to me. I remember we'd all pile into the car---I forget what kind it was---and drive and drive. I'm not sure where we'd go, but I think there were some trees there. The smell of something was strong in the air as we played whatever sport we played. I remember a bigger, older guy we called 'Dad.' We'd eat some stuff, or not, and then I think we went home. I guess some things never leave you.

Jack Handey Deep Thoughts

They say golf is not a contact sport. Not the way we play it.

Alice Cooper, BBC6 Radio, The Bruce Dickinson show

Very little is known of the Canadian country since it is rarely visited by anyone but the Queen and illiterate sport fishermen.

P. J. O'Rourke

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