Sports Quotes and Sayings

Posted by Brian

Sports is an acivity which is governed by a set of rules and where the physical capipibilities of the competitors are the sole and primary determiner of the result whether winning or losing. Sports include mind games, board games, motor sports, football and quiz etc. Here are the quotes and sayings of various well known authors for the inspiration to the sports personalities called players of the game.


All sports are games of inches.
– Dick Ritger

A life of frustration is inevitable for any coach whose main enjoyment is winning.
– Chuck Noll

Always remember Goliath was a 40 point favorite over David.
– Shug Jordan

Bear Bryant could take his’n and beat your’n, or he could take your’n and beat his’n.
– Bum Phillips

Every sport pretends to a literature, but people don’t believe it of any other sport but their own.
– Alistair Cooke

Everyone I meet is in some way my superior.
– William Shakespeare

Every game is an opportunity to measure yourself against your own potential.
– Bud Wilkinson

I always turn to the sports section first. The sports page records people’s accomplishments; the front page has nothing but man’s failures.
– Earl Warren

I think my favorite sport in the Olympics is the one in which you make your way through the snow, you stop, you shoot a gun, and then you continue on. In most of the world, it is known as the biathlon, except in New York City, where it is known as winter.
– Michael Ventre, L.A. Daily News

If hockey fights were fake, you would see me in more of them.
– Rod Gilbert

Men forget everything; women remember everything. That’s why men need instant replays in sports. They’ve already forgotten what happened.
– Rita Rudner

Sports is human life in microcosm.
– Howard Cosell

Sports do not build character. They reveal it.
– Author Unknown

Sport strips away personality, letting the white bone of character shine through. Sport gives players an opportunity to know and test themselves.
– Rita Mae Brown

When it comes to sports I am not particularly interested. Generally speaking, I look upon them as dangerous and tiring activities performed by people with whom I share nothing except the right to trial by jury.
– Fran Lebowitz

When cerebral processes enter into sports, you start screwing up. It’s like the Constitution, which says separate church and state. You have to separate mind and body.
– Bill Lee


  • margret said:

    Good players practice till’ they get it right, great players practice till’ they never get it wrong

  • Chelsea said:

    winning isnt everything is a bullsh*t statement. winning IS everything.

  • Elsea said:

    Go strong or go home.

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