Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Sports.

The repository contains 87 quotes in the category “Sports.”
Showing quotes 61 through 80 in the category “Sports.” Page 1 2 3 4 5.

Never bet with anyone you meet on the first tee who has a deep suntan, a one-iron in his bag, and squinty eyes.

Dave Marr

If you’re drunk, don’t drive. Don’t even putt.

Dean Martin
1917 — 1995

One percent of ballplayers are leaders of men. The other ninety-nine percent are followers of women.

John McGraw
1873 — 1934

We’re not athletes, we’re baseball players!

Mr. Baseball

On Albert Belle:

Very few people will bother to say goodbye to a guy who almost never said hello.

Dan Patrick
1957 —     

Some people believe football is a matter of life and death. I’m very disappointed with that attitude. I can assure you it is much, much more important than that.

Bill Shankly
1913 — 1981

I knew it would ruin my arm, but one year of 25-7 is worth five of 15-15.

Steve Stone
1947 —     

To Kenneth Clarke, who said, "Isn’t it terrible about losing to the Germans at our national sport?" when England lost to Germany in the 1990 World Cup Semifinal:

I shouldn’t worry too much; we’ve beaten them twice this century at theirs.

Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
1925 — 2013

You don’t know what pressure is until you play for five bucks with only two in your pocket.

Lee Trevino
1939 —     

The best thing about baseball is that you can do something about yesterday tomorrow.

Manny Trillo
1950 —     

Chicago is the city of broad shoulders and narrow trophy cases.

Bob Verdi

Chicago Cubs fans are ninety percent scar tissue.

George Will
1941 —     

Football combines the two worst features of American life: it is violence punctuated by committee meetings.

George Will
1941 —     

Jogging is for people who aren’t intelligent enough to watch television.

Victoria Wood
1953 —     

Sports do not build character, they reveal it.

John Wooden
1910 — 2010

Gosh, all a kid has to do these days is spit straight and he gets forty thousand dollars to sign.

Cy Young
1867 — 1955

After Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe divorced:

It proves no man can be a success in two national pastimes.

Oscar Levant
1906 — 1972

If winning isn’t important, why keep score?


There comes a time when you’d rather injure your body than injure your pride.


The race is not always to the swift but to those who keep on running.


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