Why We Play Sports Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 32 Why We Play Sports Quotes

#1. Giving the cat a name, like marriage, is not an easy thing. Soon I experienced the selection of name for a baby, a dog, a book, a warship, a sports team, even the king, the pope or a hurricane is just child's play compared to the selection of the cat's name. - Author: Cleveland Amory
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#2. Sport for me is about inspiring kids. Here's the rules, here's the play area, sometimes you win, sometimes you lose. This is all about teaching kids how to approach life. If we're not playing sport to benefit kids, I'm not really sure why we play sport. - Author: Russell Crowe
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#3. In recent generations, women's sports have been a blessing. Some of us can remember the bad old days in the '50s, when we would discover in casual schoolyard play that a girl could outrun most of us or hold her own in basketball or hit a softball - but there were no teams, no coaches, for girls. - Author: George Vecsey
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#4. Everyone thought I was going to die like a year later, they didn't know. So I helped educate sports, and then the world, that a man living with HIV can play basketball. He's not going to give it to anybody by playing basketball. - Author: Magic Johnson
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#5. I always think a good sports movie is emblematic in the same way that a great Greek tragedy really has a certain kind of structure, or a Shakespearean play if you're looking at a comedy or a tragedy, is that these are the heights and depths of human emotion. - Author: Carla Gugino
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#6. Don't force your kids into sports. I never was. To this day, my dad has never asked me to go play golf. I ask him. It's the child's desire to play that matters, not the parent's desire to have the child play. Fun. Keep it fun. - Author: Tiger Woods
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#7. As a sophomore, I wanted to play varsity in three sports. And I accomplished that. It was a great feat that year, and something I held special. I wanted to bring a championship team to Oceanside High School, and it happened. It was a great year that I will never forget. - Author: Junior Seau
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#8. As a player, remember that the bench is not a prison, but an extension of the first group. Concentrate on the quality of your play when you do get into the game. If you play 20 minutes, play the best 20 you can possibly play. - Author: Stan Albeck
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#9. You can love infinity, eternity, Scotty dogs, sports, work, play, the feelings of being alive, the earth, the sky, the fire, the wind ... there's a lot you can love. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#10. Your power play can win you games, and your penalty killers can save you games. - Author: Emile Francis
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#11. I'm fanatical about sport: there seems to me something almost religious about the fact that human beings can organise play, the spirit of play. - Author: Simon Gray
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#12. I told another ESPN friend here, I love all sports. I can't think of any I don't love. I've even come to appreciate cricket. Maybe I could play a sportswriter. I don't know. Anything in the sports realm is appealing. - Author: Sean Astin
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#13. Play with passion and heart. If you don't carry passion into sport - or into any job for that matter - you won't succeed. - Author: Phil Esposito
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#14. I was very pleased that the positive things about me and my game outshone the aggressive style of play I use. I would never tone that down, because I believe in that style of play, and I believe that you can play rough on the court and still be a good sport. - Author: Sue Wicks
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#15. It is a violent sport that we choose as men, and that we as parents allow our children to play. - Author: Troy Vincent
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#16. You don t get the breaks unless you play with the team instead of against it. - Author: Lou Gehrig
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#17. I am a sore loser. I've always been like that ever s'nce I started playin' sports and just life in general. I hate to lose and I play to win. - Author: Snoop Dogg
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#18. I used to play football at school, and I enjoyed really physical sports, but I now try to avoid any sports that might build up different muscles. That might have a negative impact on my archery. - Author: Im Dong-Hyun
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#19. Golf in India is considered an elite sport. It is not possible for everyone to play in private courses. We need to give opportunities to all who want to play the sport. And for that, we need public golf courses. - Author: Jeev Milkha Singh
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#20. What they call "play" (gym, travel, sports) looks like work. - Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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#21. Because I used to play a lot of sport, I've always been in decent enough shape. When I used to get asked to do a bit of body work before a photo shoot I'd lie and say, 'Yeah, I'm going to the gym.' I literally never did anything. - Author: Jamie Dornan
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#22. Never back down, never fear anyone, for the best opponents will help you to play your best. - Author: John Kessel
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#23. I think when young kids can see Jason Collins, myself and Michael Sam, and Abby Wambach and Megan Rapinoe and different athletes come out, it will definitely change and encourage younger gay men and women to play the sport. - Author: Robbie Rogers
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#24. It is so much in the nature of men to overreach and deceive one another, that their very sports and plays are founded on that principle. - Author: Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke
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#25. The guys who play it [soccer] are kinda dumb. Why don't they just kick the crap out of the guy in front of the net? Then they could score all they want. - Author: Tite Kubo
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#26. You don't have to win to be a winner. If you give 100 percent, getting yourself mentally and physically prepared to play the game, if you look in the mirror and can say you give it everything to win, that's it. You're not going to win every time. - Author: Duke Snider
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#27. We play a tough game. If people want to whinge, they can go to a different sport. It's part of the game, it's what I love about it ... and I'd hate to see it go. - Author: Ben Hannant
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#28. I've been around tennis, and I have a feeling for the sport. I still play tennis, and I can still do a lot of harm to a lot of people. - Author: Oleg Cassini
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#29. I need to work with great directors and actors, people who are better than me, so that I am challenged. It is like playing sports - surfing, basketball, it doesn't matter what it is, if you play with people who are better than you, then you get better too. It is the same thing with acting. - Author: Paul Walker
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#30. When I play sports, when I dance, when I teach mysticism, I cannot explain, even to myself, how I do what I do. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#31. I think it is important for all those young out there, who someday hope to play real football, where you throw it and kick it and run with it and put it in your hands, a distinction should be made that football is democratic, capitalism, whereas soccer is a European socialist sport. - Author: Jack Kemp
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#32. Humility is always one play away. - Author: Tim Foley
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