Being A Sport Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 61 Quotes About Being A Sport

#1. I went to university (Brown), I worked as a designer, I competed in Olympic sport (rowing) ... and I ended up being a musician. It's in the DNA, I guess. - Author: Dhani Harrison
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#2. I would use sport as an escape from the pain of what was real. Instead of dealing with the pain, instead of being honest about the pain, instead of asking for help - if I had to do it differently, I would do it differently in that regard. - Author: R.A. Dickey
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#3. I actually love pressure. I loved playing sport at school in front of a crowd; I love being on stage in front of a big audience. I buzz off that. - Author: Alfie Allen
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#4. I love going out every day and training and being part of the team, and having friendships built up over a number of years. It's those aspects of sport that I feel are really important. - Author: Brian O'Driscoll
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#5. She dreamed by day of never again putting on tight shoes, of never having to laugh and listen and admire, of never more being a good sport. Never. - Author: Dorothy Parker
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#6. Dear God, I understand that if I fail to believe in you, I'll burn in hell for eternity. Thanks for being such a good sport about it. - Author: Scott Dikkers
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#7. The trouble with being a good sport is that you have to lose to prove it. - Author: Croft M. Pentz
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#8. Basketball gave me a lot, which is why I want to stay connected with this sport later on, maybe working with young people. But it would be more in the background. Being in the spotlight was never really my thing. I never wanted to be famous. - Author: Dirk Nowitzki
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#9. I think there are definite parallels between sport and art. There's a real sense of sacrifice. There's a real sense of dedication that is needed in sport that I think you can attribute to art. I think so much of it is about bravery and courage, being an actor. - Author: Matt Smith
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#10. Figure skating was a pretty individual sport. I've grown up a lot since those days and enjoy being part of a team now. Being a doctor is about working with nurses, therapists, anesthesiologists, and I've learned more about team play being a doctor than when I was in sports. - Author: Debi Thomas
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#11. Sport used to play a phenomenal part in my life, because I used to play a lot of county sport, a lot of sport for my school. I love team sports. Talk about being with the boys. I love the camaraderie. That's why I like acting. - Author: Matthew William Goode
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#12. Hunting humans for sport? Eating them?" the bitterness in his voice cut through me. "Yeah, I caught that part."
"That doesn't have anything to do with you?
He lifted his eyes, gaze shuttered. "No?"
"Not unless being a werewolf transforms you into a wolf AND a redneck moron. - Author: Kelley Armstrong
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#13. The best teams are team in any sport that lose themselves in the team. The individuals lose their identity. And their identities come about as a result of being in the team first. - Author: Mike Krzyzewski
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#14. Being a broadcaster encompasses the business of sport, which is my life today, and it encompasses the skills of being a history student, and the ability of being a performer. - Author: Bill Walton
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#15. We've tried to create something that's much more like being at a mountain resort. Many of these types of facilities done in the past paid little regard to structure or the environment and just focused on the sport of skiing. We've gone a step further and provided an immersive environment. - Author: Phil Taylor
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#16. Just remember, the difference between being good versus being great is just a few points, inches, or seconds. - Author: Bruce H. Jackson
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#17. I'm a Gatorade athlete because dance is being recognized as a sport now. It always should have been, but now it is. It's very exciting. - Author: Stephen Boss
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#18. My sport is biking. I'm not much of a gym person, but I like being outside - hiking, canoeing, camping. - Author: Diane Kruger
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#19. I now LOVE archery, I find it a very therapeutic sport. I would be taken away for a couple of hours before we started filming to get back into the rhythm so that it was a fluid movement of picking up the bow and then the arrows and just being able to make it look as authentic as possible. - Author: Rose Leslie
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#20. Being an athlete in a cold-weather sport is really difficult to deal with the asthma. - Author: Charlie White
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#21. I missed being considered an athlete and having that competitive drive, and missed having something to work for every day. I'd taken two and a half years away from the sport and was out of shape. I wanted to get back to where I was in 2008. - Author: Shawn Johnson
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#22. Rivalries don't necessarily mean races being close at major championships. I had a rivalry with Butch Reynolds for many years. I won all the races, but Butch was the world record holder before I came into the sport, he was extremely talented and he was the only other man running 43 seconds. - Author: Michael Johnson
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#23. Surely we want to get to a point where women can be strong and powerful and not sexy. Or only sexy when they feel like it, not as a requirement to getting media coverage or being valued. - Author: Anna Kessel
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#24. Being a football fan entitles us to a temporary, recurring retreat, a short holiday from real existence. Our lives can be in chaos and nothing seem fixed. Nothing except how we feel on a Saturday at 3pm, when we are elevated into blissful and infuriating distraction. What a privilege that is. - Author: Daniel Gray
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#25. Shopping is a woman thing. It's a contact sport like football. Women enjoy the scrimmage, the noisy crowds, the danger of being trampled to death, and the ecstasy of the purchase. - Author: Erma Bombeck
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#26. The best part of being a pro is being able to travel around the world. I have met so many incredible people and experienced different cultures all through sport. - Author: Kim Smith
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#27. There's a lot of smoke being blown at you, but this is no new sport to me; I've been doing it a long time, I'm used to it and I see it coming immediately the minute it gets into our realm. - Author: Peter Criss
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#28. I think that tennis has been in a place for many years without any change. Davis Cup and Fed Cup has always been a very exciting platform for players because it is such an individual sport, and we get to play a team competition. We love being part of a team. - Author: Mahesh Bhupathi
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#29. Drugs are very much a part of professional sports today, but when you think about it, golf is the only sport where the players aren't penalized for being on grass. - Author: Bob Hope
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#30. People forget that I'm a human being, just because I play a sport that everybody loves. We're human. We're not invincible. We share the same feelings and emotions that people on the outside feel. I don't think people really understand that. - Author: Terrell Owens
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#31. Being queer you're supposed to adore figure skating. It's a sport, not an art. I love the costumes and hate the music and of course I worship Johnny Weir because so does he. Also he's real. It's a full gay thing and it always has been. - Author: Mark Morris
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#32. Why has slamming a ball with a racquet become so obsessive a pleasure for so many of us? It seems clear to me that a primary attraction of the sport is the opportunity it gives to release aggression physically without being arrested for felonious assault. - Author: Nat Hentoff
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#33. A lot of people think Formula One isn't a sport because everyone drives a car when they go to work in the morning. But we're pulling up to six G on a corner or during breaking, which is almost like being a fighter pilot. So we have to do a lot of work on our neck muscles. - Author: Jenson Button
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#34. Climbing is a full-body sport from your fingers to your toes, but at the same time, it's like a dance on the rock. It's about being strong and fit but also graceful and elegant and efficient on the rock. - Author: Chris Sharma
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#35. It has always seemed to me that any man is a better man for being a hunter. This sport confers a certain constant alertness, and develops a certain ruggedness of character ... Moreover, it allies us to the pioneer past. In a deep sense, this great land of ours was won for us by hunters. - Author: Archibald Rutledge
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#36. Tennis is such an individual and competitive sport, but it is great being part of a team and getting to know the girls outside of tennis - even though we are all competing for the same thing! - Author: Dominika Cibulkova
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#37. I'm not the most delicate - I'm not the most graceful person, and I like playing a sport where being not delicate and not graceful is actually a good thing. - Author: Mary McCormack
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#38. As someone who played a team sport, I feel a bit uncomfortable being ranked as an individual so high - Author: Franz Beckenbauer
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#39. I think the key is never being satisfied with your skills and you have to constantly learn. I say this all the time, I sound like a broken record, but if you are not getting better in this sport you are getting worse - Author: Kenny Florian
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#40. Being a soldier [in the wars of modern power politics] was like being on a team in a sport that drew no crowds, except for the players' own parents and friends. - Author: Dan Wakefield
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#41. I did always dream of being a professional player. I think every kid does dream of being a pro, but to last the journey you have to love tennis as a sport and if you are lucky enough to make it in the pros, it is really a bonus. - Author: Samantha Stosur
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#42. It's amazing to be able to play the sport that I grew up loving so much and that I have a strong passion for. I'm just having a ball. There's a lot of pressure that comes with being in the spotlight and being a superstar and a role model, but I'm enjoying it. - Author: Reggie Bush
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#43. That's what's so amazing about climbing - it's not just a sport. It's a lifestyle, it's a way of being creative, of connecting with yourself and with nature. - Author: Chris Sharma
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#44. I'm just tired of being disappointed by guys. I don't understand it. A breakup via text??!!" "I know. He's not playing the game of life on the same level as you. He's not even in the same sport. And it's better to know it now. - Author: Sheri Fink
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#45. Being a sport star and a chef both require passion, commitment, work and natural ability. - Author: Paul Rankin
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#46. I believe in work, in connections between the players, I think what makes football great is that it is a team sport. You can win in different ways, by being more of a team, or by having better individual players. It is the team ethic that interests me, always. - Author: Arsene Wenger
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#47. MY TOUGHEST MATCH; is not on the mat. It's at the dinner table and it's at fast food restaurants. It's hearing about the party I can Never go to. It's realizing being a Great Wrestler isn't a sport, It's a LIFE. - Author: Stephen Neal
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#48. I enjoy sports, and love being involved in any outdoor sport from volleyball to softball. I'm not being immodest when I say I'm a natural athlete. - Author: Ginger Rogers
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#49. There's something about being at the tournaments that you don't really get on TV, although golf is a great sport to watch on television. - Author: Bill Paxton
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#50. There's a difference between hurting when you lose and being a bad loser. You don't compete at the highest level of sport to feel comfortable about losing, but you behave in a civil way when it goes wrong because that is the flip side. - Author: Sebastian Coe
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#51. I don't like injustice. We're living in a time where, whether it's the Internet or tabloids, being sh-tty has become a sport. We're just grown-up bullies. - Author: Jennifer Aniston
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#52. An athlete experiences the emotions of pain and elation through triumph and defeat, through teamwork and individuality, as nothing more than a human being ... that is the true glory of sport. - Author: Aimee Mullins
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#53. I like to think about music as a sport. But only in terms of golf, as far as the course being music and me being the golfer. So it's competitive but only with yourself. With the last one doing well, it made it a challenge to feel like I was improving in some way. - Author: Panda Bear
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#54. His love of danger, his intense appreciation of the drama of an adventure
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his consistent view that every peril in life is a form of sport, a fierce game betwixt you and Fate, with Death as a forfeit, made him a wonderful companion at such hours. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#55. When people in a country are being hurt, the issues are bigger than sport. Let's hope the right decision is made - Author: Mark Webber
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#56. Soccer is a great game, and the rich variety of styles and passions that come with being truly global makes the World Cup a nonpareil event in the universe of competitive sport. - Author: Serge Schmemann
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#57. Some of the world's best athletes didn't start out being that hot. If you have a passion for a sport, put in the effort and see. - Author: Carol S. Dweck
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#58. Arnold's place in history will be as the man who took golf from being a game for the few to a sport for the masses. He was the catalyst who made that happen. - Author: Jack Nicklaus
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#59. But then the elf-child sighed, and gave up her sport; because it grieved her to have done harm to a little being that was as wild as the sea-breeze, or as wild as Pearl herself. - Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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#60. As the only girl growing up among three brothers, I was always afraid of being excluded. If there was a game to be played, a sport to be learned, a competition to join, I was on my feet and ready. I didn't spend much time alone for fear that I'd miss out. - Author: Elisabeth Shue
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#61. I think the sport of cycling is different then racing. The sport is just about being healthy and giving yourself an outlet so it's a easy sport to do and I think there are more and more women cycling everyday. - Author: Robin Farina
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