Sports Quotes

Sports Quotes

Paul Fussell The more violent the body contact of the sports you watch, the lower your class.
George Bernard Shaw Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended.
Joe Theismann Nobody in the game of football should be called a genius. A genius is somebody like Norman Einstein.
Erma Bombeck Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
Dean Martin If you drink don't drive. Don't even putt.
Stephen Leacock A sportsman is a man who, every now and then, simply has to go out and kill something.
Lyndon B. Johnson Gerry Ford is a nice guy, but he played too much football with his helmet off.
Carl Lewis Life is about timing
Billie Jean King Champions keep playing until they get it right.
Babe Ruth I have only one superstition. I touch all the bases when I hit a home run.
H. L. Mencken Opera in English is, in the main, just about as sensible as baseball in Italian.
P. G. Wodehouse The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
H. L. Mencken College football would be more interesting if the faculty played instead of the students - there would be a great increase in broken arms, legs and necks.
Rogers Hornsby People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.
Charles Barkley I was going to sue for defamation of character, but then I realized I have no character.
Fran Lebowitz Being a woman is of special interest to aspiring male transexuals. To actual women it is simply a good excuse not to play football.
Bob Hope If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf.
Shaquille O'Neal I'm tired of hearing about money, money, money, money, money. I just want to play the game, drink Pepsi, wear Reebok.
Babe Ruth Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
Phil Jackson Approach the game with no preset agendas and you'll probably come away surprised at your overall efforts.
Ernest Hemingway The game of golf would lose a great deal if croquet mallets and billiard cues were allowed on the putting green.
Helen Keller Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousand of miles and all the years you have lived.