College football is a sport that bears thesame relation to education that bullfighting does to agriculture.
My idea of a contact sport was chess.
I had been unaware that baseball was a Republican sport.Tim Robbins
Yet, when confinement's lingering hour was done, Our sport, our studies, and our souls were one: Together we impell'd the flying ball; Together waited in our tutor's hall; Together join'd in cricket's manly toil.lord byron
I consider myself a pretty rounded guy. I've done pretty elite things in business, sport and academics and all of a sudden I woke up one morning and I'm a 'big, black, British, gay guy'. That was frustrating at timesjohn amaechi
The only way to prove that you're a good sport is to lose.ernie banks
All life is based on the fact that anything worth getting is hard to get. There is a price to be paid for anything. Scholarship can only be bought at the price of study, skill of craft or technique can only be bought at the price of practice, and eminence in any sport can only be bought at the price of training and discipline.
Play with passion and heart. If you don't carry passion into sport -- or in any job for that matter -- you won't succeed.phil esposito
Boxing is the only sport you can get your brain shook, your money took and your name in the undertaker book.joe frazier
"He has never broken a racket in anger. It would be showing a lack of respect to people who actually have to buy the equipment to play the sport."rafael nadal
When I am trying to understand the method of winning in the endgame with two bishops against the knight, chess is a science, when I admire a beautiful combination or study, then chess is art, and when I am complicating position in the approaching time trouble of my opponent, then chess is sport.ashot nadanian
For the amoral herd that fears boredom above all else, everything becomes entertainment. Sex and sport, politics and the arts are transformed into entertainment. … Nothing is immune from the demand that boredom be relieved (but without personal involvement, for mass society is a spectator society).merold westphal
My hoarse-sounding hornInvites thee to the chase, the sport of kings.
Wild animals never kill for sport . Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creatures is amusing in itself.james anthony froude
The silliest and most tendentious of baseball writing tries to wrest profundity from the spectacle of grown men hitting a ball with a stick by suggesting linkages between the sport and deep issues of morality, parenthood, history, lost innocence, gentleness, and so on, seemingly ad infinitum . (The effort reeks of silliness because baseball is profound all by itself and needs no excuses; people who don't know this are not fans and are therefore unreachable anyway.)stephen jay gould
It was the saying of Bion, that though the boys throw stones at frogs in sport, yet the frogs do not die in sport but in earnest.Plutarch
This combines a couple of things I like best cars and sport.mitt romney
But we're hunters; we take pride in airing our prey out. Leaving them laid out, dead, in just a sport. Because we aren't playing up here in New York.
Less at thine own things laugh ; lest in the jest Thy person share, and the conceit advance, Make not thy sport abuses: for the fly That feeds on dung is colored thereby.George Herbert
But every fool describes, in these bright days, His wondrous journey to some foreign court, And spawns his quarto, and demands your praise, Death to his publisher, to him 'tis sport.lord byron
Volleyball is one of the most interactive games going. It is a game of intuition, imagination, improvisation – but most of all, of reciprocity – of teamwork. There is no way to freelance in volleyball.Marv Dunphy
O Lord, self-renunciation is not the work of one day, nor children's sport; yea, rather in this word is included all perfection.thomas à kempis
Ah, nut-brown partridges! Ah, brilliant pheasants! And ah, ye poachers! 'Tis no sport for peasants.lord byron
If all the year were playing holidays, To sport would be as tedious as to work.
As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods, They kill us for their sport.
In order to give conscious expression to the fostering of a valiant spirit in all parts of the German people, I further decide that this SA sport Insignia [badge] can also be earned and worn by persons who are not members of the movement insofar as they comply racially and ideologically with the National Socialist requirements.viktor lutze