Quotes and Sayings about Sports

Junior Johnson

Since my induction into the Sports Hall of Fame, I have wanted to have my No. 3 Chevy on exhibit for sports fans to see. I hope others will enjoy the car as much as I have.

Junior Johnson

Stephen Wallem

I was never into sports, and my passion was the arts as long as I could remember.

Stephen Wallem

C. J. Box

I really think more fledgling novelists - and many current and even established novelists - should get out into the real world and cover local politics, sports, culture, and crime and write it up on deadline.

C. J. Box

Meyer Lansky

All pro sports, as well as the NCAA, should thank God every day we have sports betting here... We have the only agency in the world that regulates the honesty of games.

Meyer Lansky

Jack Abramoff

I don't pay much attention to sports.

Jack Abramoff

Mike O’Malley

I have three kids, and I'm a coach for a lot of their sports, so I'm around them a lot, but I see friends of mine with older kids and they don't really interact so much, other than giving them a place to live.

Mike O’Malley

William Sloane Coffin, Jr.

It's too bad that one has to conceive of sports as being the only arena where risks are, for all of life is risk exercise. That's the only way to live more freely, and more interestingly.

William Sloane Coffin, Jr.

Gabriel Basso

I love sports - if I'm not acting, I'm probably doing sports.

Gabriel Basso

Paul Fussell

The more violent the body contact of the sports you watch, the lower the class.

Paul Fussell

Philip Knight

We wanted Nike to be the world's best sports and fitness company. Once you say that, you have a focus. You don't end up making wing tips or sponsoring the next Rolling Stones world tour.

Philip Knight

Dietrich Mateschitz

There are almost no sports within which mortal accidents are not a reality.

Dietrich Mateschitz

Dietrich Mateschitz

When launching a product called an Energy Drink and named Red Bull, a product that stimulates body and mind, it is a short step to the roots where Red Bull came from. We have been doing this for 20 years - now it's called adventure sports, extreme sports, and outdoor sports.

Dietrich Mateschitz

Bob Hayes

I'm thrilled, I'm grateful, I'm blessed. I played for the world's greatest professional sports team in history. Once a Dallas Cowboy, always a Dallas Cowboy.

Bob Hayes

Bob Beamon

I think track is still one of the most exciting participant sports, but we haven't been able to capitalize on that excitement through television and the print media.

Bob Beamon

Jack Brickhouse

I regard sports first and foremost as entertainment, so dry documentary narration is not for me.

Jack Brickhouse

Jay Ryan

I always seem to get parts where I play the sports professional - and that's not me at all!

Jay Ryan

Phil Simms

Talk radio has almost ruined the sports fan.

Phil Simms

Elizabeth Price

I have a pretty expanded view of what art is. I include pop music and even some sports.

Elizabeth Price

Elizabeth Price

Anyone could be in the orchestra, or sports team, or arts club at my school. It was precisely the kind of inclusivity that now meets with a sort of scorn and derision as a prizes-for-all culture that generates only mediocrity. There's something so insulting about the idea that including lots of people means mediocrity.

Elizabeth Price

Tiki Barber

I grew up playing sports. There is a clear line between success and failure.

Tiki Barber

Robert Huber

I learned easily and had time to follow my inclination for sports (light athletics and skiing) and chemistry, which I taught myself by reading all textbooks I could get.

Robert Huber

Avery Brundage

Sport must be amateur or it is not sport. Sports played professionally are entertainment.

Avery Brundage

Michael Keaton

I played a lot of sports when I was a kid so I get in that ballgame mindset of being really, really respectful, but at same time saying to yourself, 'Don't back down a single inch, hang with these guys if you can.' If they throw it high and tight you have to stand in there, you can't take yourself out of that moment.

Michael Keaton

Avery Brundage

The Olympic Games must not be an end in itself, they must be a means of creating a vast programme of physical education and sports competitions for all young people.

Avery Brundage

Steve Blake

I'm pretty quiet. But I love to play sports. I like playing all sports. I'll act goofy at times around my wife and my son, around my own family. I like to have fun in general.

Steve Blake