Man is to be held only by the slightest chains; with the idea that he can break them at pleasure, he submits to them in sport.Maria Edgeworth
I was not meant for the spotlight of public life in Washington. Here running people down is considered sport. 332
The music game is more than just my love for singing, its a sport for me.keshia chante
The public must come to see that chess is a violent sport. Chess is mental torture.garry kasparov
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
I think we lose and we will miss a great champion on the track. He beat all the records so he has the best numbers in Formula One but I think maybe F1 will focus more on sport after that.Michael Schumacher
My idea, my dream, my goal, is to go out and legitimize this sport and compete at the Olympic Games with my peers in the football arena.emmitt smith
In America, it is sport that is the opiate of the masses.russell baker
Where tax is solidarity, the national sport is tax evasion.anthony daniels
This is a plot, if ever there was one, to illustrate King Lear's complaint, "As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods; They kill us for their sport." I am aware this is the second time in two weeks I have been compelled to quote Lear, but there are times when Eminem simply will not do.roger ebert
Alas! what boots it with incessant care To tend the homely slighted shepherd's trade, And strictly meditate the thankless Muse? Were it not better done as others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Neaera's hair? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights, and live laborious days; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with th' abhorrèd shears, And slits the thin-spun life.john milton
When I play with my cat, who knows whether I do not make her more sport than she makes me?Michel de Montaigne
There is no sport in hate where all the rage Is on one side.Percy Bysshe Shelley
My hoarse-sounding horn Invites thee to the chase, the sport of kings.
You can't prove Rembrandt is better than Norman Rockwell - although if you actually do prefer Rockwell, I'd say you were shunning complexity, were secretly conservative , and hadn't really looked at either painter 's work. Taste is a blood sport.
To sigh, yet feel no pain, To weep, yet scarce know why; To sport an hour with Beauty's chain, Then throw it idly by.thomas moore
Therefore, it is that Hinduism calls it all His sport Lila, or calls it an illusion Maya .
Destroy all creatures for thy sport or gust, Yet cry, if man's unhappy, God's unjust.Alexander Pope
Boxing is the toughest and loneliest sport in the world.
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.
To me, teamwork is the beauty of our sport, where you have five acting as one. You become selfless.Mike Krzyzewski
I think it puts baseball back on the map as a sport. It's America's pastime and just look at everyone coming out to the ballpark. It has been an exciting year.Mark McGwire