Sports Quotes

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These are interesting sports quotes from famous people. Sports continue to pull on the heart strings of people world wide.

Sports are as much a part of our lives as the sun rising and falling on a daily basis. Playing or watching sports are truly one of the pleasure principles that people enjoy.

One of my favorite sports quotes is: It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.
-Muhammad Ali

You can't win unless you learn how to lose.
-Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it.
-Knute Rockne

I started playing ball when I was a kid. My dad was a pro ball player and he passed on his knowledge to me.
-Kurt Russell

You can make a lot of money in this game. Just ask my ex-wives. Both of them are so rich that neither of their husbands work.
-Lee Trevino

The trouble with jogging is that the ice falls out of your glass.
-Martin Mull

I am building a fire, and everyday I train, I add more fuel. At just the right moment, I light the match.
-Mia Hamm

I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
-Michael Jordan

As athletes, we're used to reacting quickly. Here, it's 'come, stop, come, stop.' There's a lot of downtime. That's the toughest part of the day.
-Michael Jordan

Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.
-Michael Jordan

I won't predict anything historic. But nothing is impossible.
-Michael Phelps

You can't put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.
-Michael Phelps

Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.
-Mike Singletary

I want to rip out his heart and feed it to Lennox Lewis. I want to kill people. I want to rip their stomachs out and eat their children.
-Mike Tyson

It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.
-Muhammad Ali

I'll be floating like a butterfly and stinging like a bee.
-Muhammad Ali

He hits it long. His shoulders are impressively quick through the ball. That's where he's getting his power from. He's young and has great elasticity.
-Nick Faldo

Overall the fundamentals seem to be there and he's obviously got a very mature head on his shoulders. He's got a kind of presence.
-Nick Price

He's got everything. He' not a great player yet because he hasn't won any major championships, but it's a matter of time. He's an outstanding talent. I didn't realize how tall he is.
-Nick Price

Baseball life is a tough life on the family.
-Nolan Ryan

Bulls do not win bull fights. People do.
-Norman Ralph Augustine

Nobody's a natural. You work hard to get good and then work to get better. It's hard to stay on top.
-Paul Coffey

Golf is a game in which you yell "fore," shoot six, and write down five.
-Paul Harvey

It's a round ball and a round bat, and you got to hit it square.
-Pete Rose

Other sports play once a week but this sport is with us every day.
-Peter Ueberroth

Baseball is a public trust. Players turn over, owners turn over and certain commissioners turn over. But baseball goes on.
-Peter Ueberroth

Approach the game with no preset agendas and you'll probably come away surprised at your overall efforts.
-Phil Jackson

If you meet the Buddha in the lane, feed him the ball.
-Phil Jackson

All sports for all people.
-Pierre de Coubertin

Basketball is like war in that offensive weapons are developed first, and it always takes a while for the defense to catch up.
-Red Auerbach

Fans don't boo nobodies.
-Reggie Jackson

I'd just as soon play tennis with the net down.
-Robert Frost

It is almost impossible to remember how tragic a place the world is when one is playing golf.
-Robert Wilson Lynd

I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out.
-Rodney Dangerfield

I was showing early symptoms of becoming a professional baseball man. I was lying to the press.
-Roger Kahn

Tennis and golf are best played, not watched.
-Roger Kahn

Football is violence and cold weather and sex and college rye.
-Roger Kahn

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.
-Rogers Hornsby

I don't want to play golf. When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it.
-Rogers Hornsby

If a lot of people gripped a knife and fork the way they do a golf club, they'd starve to death.
-Sam Snead

I'm a competitive person and I love the challenge of mastering new things.
-Sasha Cohen

Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you.
-Satchel Paige

If you got the game, you got the game. That's why Tiger Woods is out there playing golf with Greg Norman.
-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.
-Shaquille O'Neal

The difference between the old ballplayer and the new ballplayer is the jersey. The old ballplayer cared about the name on the front. The new ballplayer cares about the name on the back.
-Steve Garvey

Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.
-Ted Williams

Sometimes in football you have to score goals.
-Thierry Henry

Hockey is a sport for white men. Basketball is a sport for black men. Golf is a sport for white men dressed like black pimps.
-Tiger Woods

Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best.
-Tim Duncan

Football is an incredible game. Sometimes it's so incredible, it's unbelievable.
-Tom Landry

If you are going to throw a club, it is important to throw it ahead of you, down the fairway, so you don't have to waste energy going back to pick it up.
-Tommy Bolt

Show me a good loser, and I'll show you a loser.
-Vince Lombardi

Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.
-Vince Lombardi

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