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Top 100 Quotes About Sports Person

#1. I'm a very bad impersonator so I can't even remember if I've ever done a sports person. I mean, I think I was Bruce Jenner once but I don't think I said anything in the sketch I was just sitting there in a like a bronze track suit. No dialogue. They don't trust me with dialogue. - Author: Will Forte
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#2. I always knew what was most important to me. When I was growing up, nothing was more important than golf, but that's the attitude of a young person who hasn't a care in the world. Later on I figured it out. Family was first. Always. Then golf and business come after. - Author: Arnold Palmer
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#3. Even though now I'm pretty popular in my country and tennis is the No. 1 sport, and I'm very flattered that the people recognise me and come up and give me compliments, I'm more a person who likes to have privacy and peace. - Author: Novak Djokovic
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#4. In sports, championships often define a person's legacy. - Author: Don Yaeger
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#5. Tennis is one of the only sports in America where the sport doesn't grow with the size of the person - it just forces you to swallow the whole pill. - Author: Andre Agassi
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#6. Politics has become a blood sport that goes beyond just the person whose name is on the ballot. - Author: Paul Ryan
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#7. The person, the student, the athlete, all are considered equal. - Author: Pat Summitt
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#8. If you destroyed the underpinnings of this great American sport, you are a hated, ugly, detestable person. - Author: Curt Flood
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#9. You've got to be a disciplined person if you want to succeed both in sport and in life. - Author: Lynn Davies
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#10. 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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#11. I want to compete in the next Olympics. If I go to Rio, it will be my third time, which is a rare feat for an Indian athlete. For me, Olympics is important because it's the biggest event on earth for a sports person. I hope this time around I come back with a medal. - Author: Vijender Singh
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#12. I was always the youngest person in class, skinny, scrawny, no good at sports. I asserted myself by being smart. But then I got to college and started to get C's and D's. That was fantastic. I no longer had to be the smartest person in the room. - Author: Douglas Coupland
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#13. I grew up thinking that I would become a fighter pilot and was fascinated by aircrafts as I had grown up around that. But my father encouraged me to not become an Air Force person, given the varied interests I had, be it books, movies, sports or fighter flying. - Author: Kapil Sharma
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#14. You know what the true definition of hell is? It's when you die, you get to meet the person you could have been. - Author: Frank Mir
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#15. Baseball is a game where a curve is an optical illusion, a screwball can be a pitch or a person, stealing is legal and you can spit anywhere you like except in the umpire's eye or on the ball. - Author: James Patrick Murray
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#16. If somebody says I am better than Roger, I think this person doesn't know anything about tennis. - Author: Rafael Nadal
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#17. A person really doesn't become whole, until he becomes a part of something that's bigger than himself. - Author: Jim Valvano
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#18. Well, dating has become a sport and not about finding the person you love. - Author: Rashida Jones
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#19. I feel like I'm the most competitive driver in the motorhome lot. No matter what it is - whether we're racing, playing another sport or deciding who can run to that sign and back faster - I feel like I'm the most competitive person alive. - Author: Denny Hamlin
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#20. I've always like watching competition and athleticism. Just seeing the average person going up against Gladiators, is always something I enjoy. I'm not really a big sports fan, but I do enjoy the show. - Author: Laila Ali
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#21. A player who conjugates a verb in the first person singular cannot be part of the squad, he has to conjugate the verb in the first person plural. We. We want to conquer. We are going to conquer. Using the word I when you're in a group makes things complicated. - Author: Vanderlei Luxemburgo
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#22. I like playing frisbee. It is the only sport where you can throw something at a person and it's okay. - Author: Demetri Martin
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#23. Football is a team sport, and there is no one individual who is bigger than the next person. - Author: Emmitt Smith
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#24. It's amazing how two thin pieces of clothing can hold such deep memories. Laughter, pain, victory, defeat, friendship, fatigue, elation ... they're all there, but only to the person who's worn the uniform - Author: Wendelin Van Draanen
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#25. As a kid, I was always a tomboy, playing sport and doing martial arts. And I'm pretty opinionated - I've never been told that I'm a weak person. - Author: Caity Lotz
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#26. I think I'm skilful enough, but I don't consider myself a naturally talented, gifted sports person. - Author: Tony McCoy
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#27. I always thought there was at least one person in the stands who had never seen me play, and I didn't want to let him down. - Author: Joe DiMaggio
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#28. Since emotions are few and reasons are many (said the robot Giscard) the behavior of a crowd can be more easily predicted than the behavior of one person. - Author: Isaac Asimov
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#29. I have always liked running, so it wasn't particularly difficult to make it a habit. All you need is a pair of running shoes and you can do it anywhere. It does not require anybody to do it with, and so I found the sport perfectly fits me as a person who tends to be independent and individualistic. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#30. Skiing is my favorite sport, because, that's the only sport that is actually better to watch the worst the person is at it. "That guy won a gold medal in the Olympics" "Oh yeah, that's cool, i wanna watch the fat guy" "Come on dude, you can take that hill" - Author: Demetri Martin
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#31. There's this whole new grammar Twitter skill set that I do not possess. I'm not a very good person to follow. I never tweet, and when I do, it's about some sort of sporting event that I'm watching. - Author: Sterling Knight
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#32. There is no truth in the idea that the person who hits the most balls will become the best golfer. Golf is a bizarre sport. You can work for years on your game, without making any improvement in your score. - Author: Fred Couples
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#33. I'm a very intense person. When I go after something, I want to go after it with everything I have. I want to push myself to the edge. - Author: Greg Norman
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#34. When you are discussing a successful coach," sports psychologist Bruce Ogilvie once said, not of Ramsay but of the entire profession, "you are not necessarily drawing the profile of an entirely healthy person. - Author: David Halberstam
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#35. It's not that I don't want a fast car. I like the speed. I'm just not the type of person who finds a sports car a sexy car. - Author: Inga Cadranel
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#36. I don't feel less because I'm in the presence of a beautiful person. I don't go, oh, I'll never be that beautiful! What a ridiculous attitude to take! ....When men look at sports, when they look at football, they don't go, oh, I'll never be that fast!, I'll never be that strong! - Author: Camille Paglia
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#37. I had no idea what was in store for me this season. This is the first time I've been a part of a true team sport, and there's someone else counting on you. You can't let that person down, and that's what drives me. - Author: Lauryn Williams
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#38. In an individual sport, yes, you have to win titles. Baseball's different. But basketball, hockey? One person can control the tempo of a game, can completely alter the momentum of a series. There's a lot of great individual talent. - Author: Kobe Bryant
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#39. The most important thing in a person's life is his faith and how he translates his faith into practical deeds. - Author: Hakeem Olajuwon
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#40. I grew up in a very strong, nuclear family. My father was a sportsman. He represented South Africa in a couple of sports, so he was a very positive person and someone who encouraged you to be your best and give your best with everything that you do. - Author: Gail Kelly
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#41. You can almost always find something in common with another person, and from there, it's much easier to address issues where you have differences. Sports cut across boundaries of race and wealth. And if nothing else, we all have the weather in common. - Author: Randy Pausch
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#42. Only one person can own any plate at a time. It belongs to the pitcher, or it belongs to the batter, Aiken, but not to both. You understand. - Author: Allan Dare Pearce
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#43. Only through training will a person learn his own weaknesses ... He who is aware of his weaknesses will remain master of himself in any situation. - Author: Gichin Funakoshi
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#44. If a person has enough desire, he will acquire the talent, he will build his skills. - Author: Bobby Unser
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#45. It's a special honor to be one of the leaders of this football team. But I said it once, I'll say it again, no one person wins a game by themselves. Individually, it's top of the mountain, my sport, my profession. It's what you dream about as a kid. - Author: Aaron Rodgers
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#46. Have you noticed that whatever sport you're trying to learn, some earnest person is always telling you to keep your knees bent? - Author: Dave Barry
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#47. I realize im black, but id like to be viewed as a person, and that is everybodys wish. - Author: Michael Jordan
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#48. Basketball Rule #6
A great team
has a good scorer
with a teammate
who's on point
and ready
to assist. - Author: Kwame Alexander
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#49. I had a series of childhood illnesses ... scarlet fever ... pneumonia ... Polio. I walked with braces until I was at least nine years old. My life wasn't like the average person who grew up and decided to enter the world of sports. - Author: Wilma Rudolph
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#50. To be successful in anything, a person must always want to be better, not only than your opponent but better than your last performance. Done correctly, being competitive is a wonderful way to always try to be a better person by learning from your mistakes and capitalizing on your successes. - Author: Hale Irwin
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#51. He'd been given an assignment to write about teen beauty pageants [ ... ], which he'd accepted because he enjoyed blood sports as much as the next person. - Author: David Baldacci
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#52. A person can't brood over one mistake, or waste time feeling sorry for himself, or take on any sort of persecution complex. Today I realize that once you have made a mistake, you must accept it, profit by it, and then totally dismiss it from your mind. - Author: Bart Starr
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#53. Karate is not a game. It is not a sport. It is not even a system of self-defense. Karate is half physical exercise and half spiritual. The karateist who has given the necessary years of exercise and meditation is a tranquil person. He is unafraid. He can even be calm in a burning building. - Author: Mas Oyama
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#54. If there is one thing I learned by reading Epstein's "The Sports Gene" it is that world-class athletes are, by definition, abnormal: that is, the kind of person capable of competing at that level is necessarily very different from the rest of us physiologically. They are outliers. - Author: Malcolm Gladwell
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#55. People shy away from it [MMA] because they think it's a brutal, brutal sport, and I've said, 'Guys, MMA is safer than football and boxing, ... And people tell me they don't believe it. Am I not the most credible person to give you the answer to that? - Author: Herschel Walker
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#56. A champion shows who he is by what he does when he's tested. When a person gets up and says 'I can still do it', he's a champion. - Author: Evander Holyfield
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#57. The Olympics is not really about the sport, it's about the story behind the person. You keep the sport relatively simple to understand - let the fans understand that a takedown is 1 point, a turn is 2, a pin and the match is over. Keep it simple, and keep the story on the individual. - Author: Kurt Angle
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#58. I think that every single person should play sports. - Author: Donovan Bailey
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#59. When money comes into play then that's all it's about wanting money, who's making the most who can get the most, me, me me ... and in the end it screws up the person and the sport. - Author: Alexis Arguello
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#60. I did some sports. It was a bit frustrating. I wasn't the greatest sports person. - Author: Tim Burton
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#61. You know that a given in life in human nature, is that at a sporting event, a baseball game, a football game, you never introduce a politician, is because he'll be booed. I don't care if he's the most beloved person in the world, its part of the game. - Author: Mark Russell
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#62. Growing up in the sport, I've been able to separate what happens on the track with what happens away from the track. That track is totally different. I'm not the same person when I put that helmet one. - Author: Trevor Bayne
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#63. I'm really not a person who consumes a lot. I don't have a sports car. - Author: Jeff Koons
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#64. Single-mindedness. I hate to say it because I don't think it's the best thing for developing a person, but the single-mindedness - just concentrating in the one area - that's what it takes to be a champion. - Author: Chris Evert
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#65. I'm a competitive person and I love the challenge of mastering new things. - Author: Sasha Cohen
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#66. I think sports gave me the first place where this awkward girl could feel comfortable in my own skin. I think that's true for a lot of women-sports gives you a part of your life where you can work at something and you look in the mirror and you like that person. - Author: Teri McKeever
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#67. When I was a child, I saw in the news that a person from Belitung had done well in sports in Jakarta, and I just couldn't imagine that it was possible for someone from here to become famous, and it's still very isolated out here. - Author: Andrea Hirata
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#68. It is a responsibility to be who you are and not let this sport [racing] change you and not let the good runs and success or the bad runs change you. You've got to be the same person all the time. - Author: Trevor Bayne
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#69. If I were the commissioner of all sports media I would issue an immediate ban on three-person announcing teams on telecasts of live sporting events. In almost all cases three is one voice too many. - Author: Al Bernstein
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#70. My uncle played rugby, and my dad played football, and they used to argue which game was the roughest - and everybody agreed rugby was. It's a great team sport, and to be successful, every person has to play in the same level. - Author: Clint Eastwood
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#71. I grew up a Michael Jordan fan; that was my first idol. But my true sports idol was Deion Sanders: he was the person I always wanted to be. I wanted to play two sports professionally, which would never happen, but to me, that was every kid's dream. - Author: Tim Howard
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#72. If one could be enraged by the loss of a favorite sports team, shouldn't his anger rise at the entrenchment of a scheme whereby no innocent person was safe, where self-determination was a crime punished by the vagaries of an opaque & impervious justice system? - Author: Ausma Zehanat Khan
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#73. I know when I've been surfing I've got a sense of level of calmness to me, and when I hit the ocean, even in its presence, at the shore, and especially by a powerful surf, I've been put in my place as a person. - Author: Nick Carroll
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#74. Who you are as a person far outweighs what you do in an athletic arena. - Author: Chris Matakas
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#75. Triathlon is a very friendly sport. You can make friends quite easily. You don't have to be the most talented person. I was never outstanding at any one of the disciplines, but if you're dedicated and you're willing to put the time in, you can really achieve some good results. - Author: Helen Jenkins
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#76. I'm not really interested in sports psychology. It makes me feel like a crazy person. - Author: Michelle Wie
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#77. The glory of sport is born at the moment when the game and the person become one, when all the complexity of one's life finds a moment to emerge in the game. - Author: Timothy Shriver
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#78. To be a well-rounded person and know what's going on in the world around you, to have a perspective outside of your sport, is important for every athlete. I'm blessed that our parents gave us that. - Author: Venus Williams
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#79. I am the person you'll see everyday training when everyone else has gone home. I live for the one moment of glory when I save that goal or sink that 3-point shot and score the winning basket. I am the sport, I am the glory, nothing can change that. I am an athlete, no one can forget that. - Author: Alexa Wilkinson
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#80. That big chunk of my life that felt like it was missing has slid back into place. With him, I feel whole again. For the first time in a long time, I'm where I'm supposed to be with the person I'm supposed to be with. - Author: Collette West
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#81. I'm always fascinated by the use of the first-person plural talking about sports. - Author: Penn Jillette
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#82. I like Barack Obama as a person. He's articulate, he knows sports, his brother-in-law's a coach. He always has the athletes to the White House. But I don't know about some of his policies and some of these people in Congress. - Author: Pete Rose
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#83. I've played sports pretty much my whole life, and that teaches you how to work with anyone, whether you like that person or you don't, and whether you get along with them or you don't. The circumstances don't matter. Team work is part of life. - Author: Mehcad Brooks
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#84. The person who proclaimed me Best Dressed Man never saw me in my sport outfit. - Author: Robert Pattinson
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#85. Golf inflicts more pain than any other sport. If you're the sort of person whose self-worth is tied up in how you play, golf will cut you to the core of who you are. - Author: James E. Loehr
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#86. Tennis is an individual sport, and I am quite a self-conscious person. - Author: Andy Murray
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#87. I know I've made huge gains in my confidence, and knowing more about my racing and myself as a person. That has made me a better athlete - Author: Libby Trickett
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#88. Some people have like a certain person, when they're around they get like a gnarly energy. I see it in other people, if a certain person's around they compete really well or something like that. I think it's sort of like that. - Author: Mick Fanning
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#89. 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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#90. You touch every other ball and, if you screw up, you only have one more person to back you up. You can't go hide in the corner. - Author: Kerri Walsh
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#91. One thing with me, and every goal I've had - - in the sport of swimming, my mother didn't know my goals. The only person that knew my goals were my coaches. - Author: Michael Phelps
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#92. If I had my life to live all over again, I really think I would have been a fit person. Looking around me, I realise that the men and women who walked and ran and swam and played sport look better and feel better than the rest of us. - Author: Maeve Binchy
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#93. There will always be someone with a cuter girl, a bigger car, a bigger home, but that does not matter. You measure your own performance by your own potential. That's what makes a successful person. - Author: Harvey MacKay
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#94. I'm not a team sports person type person, so I probably would have been good at tennis, because I like tennis. But my parents really didn't push me. I think if my parents would have guided me and stay committed, I could have played any sport I wanted to, but I never did. - Author: Laila Ali
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#95. I really appreciate the sport background because the structure and the discipline that that gives a person is incredible, and it just carries with you wherever you go. - Author: Estella Warren
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#96. The only person who can stop you from reaching your goals is you. - Author: Jackie Joyner-Kersee
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#97. I went to dance class as a girl because I didn't like sports, but I never did a dance recital in my life. Never, ever, ever. I felt comfortable dancing, and I was happiest dancing, but I was never the best person in the class. - Author: Jennifer Grey
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#98. When I was fifteen, I dreamed of living in the big city, as many a young person does if he is artistic and sensitive. By 'artistic and sensitive' I mean short, skinny, unkissed, bad at sports, and carrying a C average in high school. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#99. I was totally dominated and revered my father. I admired everything he did. He was a great sports person. He loved me. I was his only boy at that time, before my brother Billy came along. - Author: Jimmy Carter
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#100. Success and excellence are not the same. Excellence grows within a person, is largely within that person's control, and its meaning lasts. Success is measured externally, by comparison to others, is often outside our control, and is perishable. - Author: Joe Paterno
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