Quotation Explorer - 'Sport'

For 'tis the sport to have the engineerHoist with his own petard... - William Shakespeare
Arguing is a waste of time, because our attitudes need a quantum leap, not our knowledge. Arguing is a sport at best and a bad attitude at worst. - Stefan Emunds
All of us sport an invisible sign around our necks -- AS IS. It means, take me as I am. I may not become what you want me to be. And I’m far, far from perfect. But I have some great qualities, too, as well as my share of faults. You will have to take me AS IS and I’ll take you that way, too. - Steve Goodier
Every sport pretends to be literature. . . - Alistair Cooke
What I know most surely about morality and the duty of man I owe to sport. - Albert Camus
The best game ever played was in Monday 3/21/2016, 2 games were played for 40 minutes class sport and in both I win and I and my friend we were going on the 3 game, but unfortunately we didn't finished it. But from here it can be see that I'm the winner! - Deyth Banger
Sport is imposing order on what was chaos. - Anthony Starr
Though boys throw stones at frogs in sport, the frogs do not die in sport, but in earnest. - Bion
Aggressive fighting for the right is the noblest sport the world affords. - Theodore Roosevelt
When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity. - George Bernard Shaw
she would have got a gold medal in social climbing if it was an Olympic sport - Marlene Perez
Exceed expectations" is such a lispy term. I hope that it never infiltrates the bedroom or sport. - Grant McLachlan
It is better to go skiing and think of God, than go to church and think of sport. - Fridtjof Nansen
Writing a book is a blood sport. If it doesn't hurt when you're done, you're probably doing something wrong. - Kevis Hendrickson
As private parts to the gods are we! They play with us for their sport. (Lord Melchett, Blackadder.) - Richard Curtis & Ben Elton
We're all on each other's food chain. All of us. It's an individual sport. Welcome to the meaning of individual. We're each deeply alone here. It's what we all have in common, this aloneness. - David Foster Wallace
Heaven is by favor; if it were by merit your dog would go in and you would stay out. Of all the creatures ever made (man) is the most detestable. Of the entire brood, he is the only one... that possesses malice. He is the only creature that inflicts pain for sport, knowing it to be pain. - Mark Twain
The internet can be many things, of course. Too often it's a cesspool of distraction, a place we indulge in the modern sport of snark and schandenfrende, building the case for our own bigotries, where we mock and thereby dismiss the suggering of others. - Strayed, Cheryl
Software testing is a sport like hunting, it's bughunting. - Amit Kalantri
Humanity is a spectator sport. God is the spectator. - Forrest Carr
For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbours, and laugh at them in our turn? - Jane Austen
Aggressive fighting for the right is the greatest sport in the world. - Theodore Roosevelt
Hunting is not a sport. In a sport, both sides should know they're in the game. - Paul Rodriguez
They say golf is not a contact sport. Not the way we play it.
As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods; they kill us for their sport. - William Shakespeare
George Orwell famously described international sport as 'war minus the shooting'. But for all Orwell's greatness as a thinker, this was one of his least felicitous lines, analogous to 'murder minus the death' or 'life minus the breathing'. - Gideon Haigh
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 A. Froude
For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors and laugh at them in our turn? - Jane Austen
Tennis is the loneliest sport - Andre Agassi
Love is a violent recreational sport. Proceed at your own risk. Helmets, armor, and steel-toe boots are required by law. - H.C.Paye
Commercial comedy's often set up to feature an ironist makingdevastating sport of someone who's naive or sentimental or pretentious orpompous. - David Foster Wallace
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
I don't regard nature as a spectator sport. - Ed Zern
Sport should be in your Blood/Veins, Not in the Joints or Bones - Binoy Boban
If fretting was an Olympic sport, I’d own the gold medal - Lori Hatcher
Revolution is a spectators sport. The majority will sit in the stands and watch the factions fight. At the end they will choose side with the team that is winning. - George Lincoln Rockwell
If all the year were playing holidays; To sport would be as tedious as to work. - William Shakespeare
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 and Mitchell Burgess
Life is not a spectator sport; it requires full pads and full participation. - Toni Sorenson
Politics and Sport were invented to give unknowledgeable people an opportunity to share their knowledge. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Have you noticed that whatever sport you're trying to learn, some earnest person is always telling you to keep your knees bent? - Dave Barry
When a man wants to murder a tiger, it's called sport; when the tiger wants to murder him it's called ferocity. - George Bernard Shaw
I think of football as a sport the way ducks think of hunting as a sport. - Bill Watterson
Sport feels the heart. Life feels the love. (Le sport éprouve le cœur. - La vie éprouve l'amour) - Charles de Leusse
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
Dancing is a contact sport. Football is a hitting sport. - Vince Lombardi
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