Quotation Explorer - 'Sports'

Sports do not build character. They reveal it. - Heywood Broun
When my son speaks of playing sports, I've always told him: playing on the team is great, but aspire to be the guy who owns the team. I've always told my son: most of the guys on the team will end up bankrupt with bum knees, but not the guy who owns that franchise. - Brandi L. Bates
When at 15, my girlfriends started dropping out of their beloved sports teams, because they didn’t want to appear muscle-y, when at 18, my male friends were unable to express their feelings, I decided that I was a feminist. - Emma Watson
Sports has no bounds, no race, no religion, no caste and no creed. Keep out all this from sports. Sports are pure joy, do not ruin with your ignorance - Sammy Toora
This is new. Old Quinn would not have worn a skirt on her first day of sophomore year. Old Quinn would have worn a pair of jeans (hole in the knee? even better) and a t-shirt advertising the Providence Prep volleyball team, or some other sports team I didn’t play for. - Selena Brooks
I always turn to the sports pages first, which record people's accomplishments. The front page has nothing but man's failures.
Not every age is fit for childish sports. - Titus Maccius Plautus
It is probably true that business corrupts everything it touches. It corrupts politics, sports, literature, art, labor unions and so on. but business also corrupts and undermines monolithic totalitarianism. Capitalism is at its liberating best in a noncapitalist environment. - Eric Hoffer
Who needs sports stardom when you can shoot fireballs from your fingertips? - Ethan Gilsdorf
A great sports car that goes from 0-60 in 3.9 seconds is just a fact. To the wrong audience, it’s irrelevant. But to the right audience, it’s a passion. - David Brier
What did I hope to gain from my game and from putting my parents through all this? The truth is that I loved to play. My body was fit and my mind raring to go. But I also hoped that I would get a government job through the sports quota. - M.C. Mary Kom
Eating is really one of your indoor sports. You play three times a day, and it's well worth while to make the game as pleasant as possible. - Dorothy Draper
If you can't share what's important to you with the people around you, then you have no relationships. It's all just proximity, and turkey, and sports, and weather, and bullshit. - Stefan Molyneux
Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence. - George F. Will
By and large, the mission of any ghost is to offer humility. They point out what's important by mocking what is not.(Joshua Malina, Sports Night) - Aaron Sorkin
If parents were as concerened about raising their children as they are about the outcome of their sitcom or sports game, this nation would thrive. - Benjamin Lotter
As a general man I tried watching movies, playing sports, going to picnics and other entertainments but I still got bored, then I tried heroism and now I am hero, and I never get bored. - Amit Kalantri
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. - Randy Pausch
I'm so out of shape I take steroids just to watch sports. - Randy Kagan
I always turn to the sports pages first, which records people's accomplishments. The front page has nothing but man's failures.
What the new mate, sports car, or unexpected check could never do, Christ says, "I Can." You'll love how he achieves it. He reconnects your soul with God. - Max Lucado
In that moment, Dan was reminded why he wanted to write in the first place. It was the same reason anybody does anything -- to impress women.(Jeremy Goodwin, Sports Night) - Aaron Sorkin
The right to lead a life free of fear is a fundamental right of all living beings. But this fundamental right is being brutally violated by humans in animal testing, meat and dairy industry, circus, zoos, aquariums, and sports. - Ama H. Vanniarachchy
The more violent the body contact of the sports you watch, the lower your class. - Paul Fussell
I cannot think well of a man who sports with any woman's feelings; and there may often be a great deal more suffered than a stander-by can judge of. - Jane Austen
There are only 3 sports, Bullfighting, Motor Racing and Mountain climbing. All the rest are games.
Hint And Suggestion : Admonitory grook addressed to youthThe human spirit sublimatesthe impulses it thwarts;a healthy sex life mitigatesthe lust for other sports. - Piet Hein
God is in desperate search for those sons he could send to the world of sports to rule and manage it for him - Sunday Adelaja
Sports is to war as pornography is to sex. - Jonathan Haidt
The problem with winter sports is that -- follow me closely here -- they generally take place in winter. - Dave Barry
Men forget everything; women remember everything. That's why men need instant replay in sports. They've already forgotten what's happened. - Rita Rudner
I have never seen a wrestling match or prize fight, and I don't want to. When I find out a man is interested in these sports, I drop him. - Hedy Lamarr
Isn't post-modernism really one big cover-up for the failure of the French to write a truly interesting novel ever since a sports car ate ? John Leonard - Albert Camus
Children do not need half a dozen sports, music, art, or theater activities. Kids actually need more free playtime without adult instruction. - Laura Schlessinger
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