Now let us sport us while we may; And now, like amorous birds of prey, Rather at once our time devour, Than languish in his slow-chapped power.Andrew Marvell
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.stephen leacock
I think it is important for all those young out there, who someday hope to play real football, where you throw it and kick it and run with it and put it in your hands, a distinction should be made that football is democratic, capitalism, whereas soccer is a European socialist sport.
I'm opposed to any sport that reduces the coefficient of friction between me and the ground.alan kotok
Try not to get lost in comparing yourself to others. Discover your gifts and let them shine! Softball is amazing that way as a sport. Everyone on the field has a slightly different ability that makes them perfect for their position.Jennie Finch
'Justice'was done, and the President ofthe Immortals (in Aeschylean phrase) had ended his sport withTess.thomas hardy
When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.George Bernard Shaw
Boxing is the toughest and loneliest sport in the world.
The noun lila means anything from sport, dalliance , play to any languid or amorous gesture in a woman .
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
The only way to prove that you're a good sport is to lose.ernie banks
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
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
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
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