A barber is by nature and inclination a sport. He can tell you at what exact hour the ball game is to begin, can foretell its issue without losing a stroke of the razor, and can explain the points of inferiority of all the players, as compared with the better men that he has personally seen elsewhere, with the nicety of a professional.
In soccer, the blindest player is the one who sees nothing but the ball.nelson rodrigues
Clemente could field the ball in New York and throw out a guy in Pennsylvania. He was a great player and deserved a longer life.roberto clemente
Logistics is the ball and chain of armored warfare.heinz guderian
I'm a rugby player, really, and I knew I was going to get to him, and when he was about two yards away I just put my head down. There was no malice. I was going for the ball with my head, which I understand is a legitimate move in soccer.Boris Johnson
The history of a battle, is not unlike the history of a ball. Some individuals may recollect all the little events of which the great result is the battle won or lost, but no individual can recollect the order in which, or the exact moment at which, they occurred, which makes all the difference as to their value or importance. ..1st duke of wellington
Like feather-bed betwixt a wallAnd heavy brunt of cannon ball.
(Roberto) Clemente could field the ball in New York and throw out a guy in Pennsylvania.vin scully
I think football would become an even better game if someone could invent a ball that kicks back.Eric Morecambe
The big houses sat in self-congratulatory propinquity on their level green lawns?stout matrons seated elbow to elbow, implacably chaperoning a ball.Brendan Gill
It cannot reasonably be doubted, but a little miss, dressed in a new gown for a dancing-school ball, receives as complete enjoyment as the greatest orator, who triumphs in the splendour of his eloquence, while he governs the passions and resolutions of a numerous assembly.David Hume
The history of a battle is not unlike the history of a ball. Some individuals may recollect all the little events of which the great result is the battle won or lost; but no individual can recollect the order in which, or the exact moment at which, they occurred, which makes all the difference.
What can you expect of a girl who was allowed to wear black satin at her coming-out ball?
You have to be horrible when you haven't got the ball.phil brown
Baseball players or cricketers do not need to be able to solve explicitly the non-linear differential equations which govern the flight of the ball. They just catch it.paul ormerod
I think T.O. is the ultimate right now in the league as far as being able to make plays. Every time he touches the ball, he is capable of doing something special with it.terrell owens
What would people think of a tradesman, that was to give a ball in his shop, hire performers, and hand refreshments about, with a view to benefit his business?jean-baptiste say
I would rather eat a golf ball than see this movie again.roger ebert
This knowledge, so inaccessible, so formidable, the Fool, in his innocent idiocy, already possesses. While the man of reason and wisdom perceives only fragmentary and all the more unnerving images of it, the Fool bears it intact as an unbroken sphere: that crystal ball which for all others is empty is in his eyes filled with the density of an invisible knowledge.
Oh, raise your deep-fringed lids that close To wrap you in some sweet dream's thrall; I am the spectre of the rose You wore but last night at the ball.
Even though the emotion and the drama of the situation, I wasn't thinking about that. I was just thinking about ball, head, goal.
When I dunk, I put something on it. I want the ball to hit the floor before I do.Darryl Dawkins
All winter long, I am one for whom the bell is tolling; I can arouse no interest in basketball, Indoor fly casting or bowling; The sports pages are strictly no soap! And until the cry Play ball! I simply mope.
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