Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 737
Love Other

Major sports are major parts of society. It's not anomalous to have people who love sports come from other parts of that society.

- A. Bartlett Giamatti

Love Big

I've got to be honest and say that, growing up, I wasn't a big sports guy, but I love the camaraderie. I just love people getting together, fighting for a team and getting super-emotional about it.

- Aaron Paul

Team Soccer

I was on the snowboard team at my school, but that was the only sports team I was on. I played soccer growing up in elementary school.

- Aaron Paul

Grow Going

I didn't grow up a theatre kid, going to theatre camps. I played sports, and that was my main direction. But luckily, I never had to choose between sports and theatre.

- Aaron Tveit

Play Venue

The Cleveland Cavaliers are forced to play in something called the 'Quicken Loans Arena.' This is a terrible name for a sports venue.

- Adam Schlesinger

Otherwise Certainly

While, to me, daily fantasy is in no way sports betting, it's certainly a cousin of sports betting in that it attracts many of the same type of people who would otherwise choose to bet on sports.

- Adam Silver

Basketball Would

I would say I was into two sports as a kid: basketball and baseball.

- Adam Silver

Country Play

I ran track. I ran cross country. But I did not play organized basketball in high school, at least on our team. But I played a lot of sports.

- Adam Silver

Think I Think

I'm not coming in as an advocate of sports gambling. I'm trying to be more of a realist to say it's going on in a massive way... and I think the right course would be therefore to legalize it and regulate it.

- Adam Silver

Wear Still

Even if I did have, you know, a 'Sports Illustrated' body, I'd still wear elegant clothes.

- Adele

New Town

I grew up in New Jersey and played sports and rode my bike around. It was a really nice time - kids didn't have cellphones then - and you knew everyone in the town.

- Aileen Lee

Stories Refused

In sports, I refused to do any interviews that were just going to become human-interest stories. Don't turn me into a tragic heroine.

- Aimee Mullins

Love Die

My love for sports will never die. I love martial arts and I want to promote it in whichever way I can. I am a fighter first, then an actor.

- Akshay Kumar

Golf Ever

Have you ever noticed what golf spells backwards?

- Al Boliska

Country Half

I don't know why people question the academic training of an athlete. Fifty percent of the doctors in this country graduated in the bottom half of their classes.

- Al McGuire

Baseball Maker

Baseball is a man maker.

- Al Spalding

Think Very

I'm delighted about the track's success in the sports world, but the frustrating thing is, I don't think I got rich on it. The labels and publishers did very cheap deals on our songs.

- Alan Parsons

Yard Our

Of course, in our grade school, in those days, there were no organized sports at all. We just went out and ran around the school yard for recess.

- Alan Shepard

Selfish Activity

On a selfish basis, I really enjoy sports and activity.

- Alan Thicke

Brothers Lot

My brothers were funny, and there was a lot of shtick and comedy and nastiness and violence and fighting and sports.

- Alec Baldwin

Like Qualifying

Downhill track sports like luge are technology battles, as exciting as a NASCAR qualifying day.

- Alex Berenson

Will Counts

I'm a sports junkie, and I am interested in athletic will - how you exceed the expectations of your own performance when it counts to deliver something beyond yourself so that you can win.

- Alex Gibney

Living Like

The diet for climbing all the time isn't really different from the diet for living. It's not like cardio sports where you're burning a bajillion calories every day.

- Alex Honnold

Regret Athlete

I have done 'Sports Illustrated,' but I don't regret it because it portrayed me in a positive way - as an athlete.

- Alex Morgan

Year Old

I started off playing sports when I was five years old. I played three or four sports all throughout the year.

- Alex Morgan

Society Ruth

Babe Ruth is an icon, in sports and in our society.

- Alex Rodriguez

Everything Dramas

I did everything - I did newscasts, I did sports, I did dramas.

- Alex Trebek

Inspiration However

My heart lies in music and acting, however, my inspiration comes from adrenaline rush I get from sports... and life.

- Alexander Ludwig

Everyone Very

I grew up in a very urban, bohemian family where everyone was a hippie or a pacifist. It was artistically and intellectually stimulating, but they were definitely not into outdoor sports or activities.

- Alexander Skarsgard

Thought Still

I just loved going fast. I still enjoy go-karting. I was also good at rugby, and my dad wanted me to be a sportsman, but I never thought I could do sports professionally.

- Alfie Allen

Egg Chicken

I don't know whether endurance sports attract obsessional people, or training for endurance sports makes people obsessional... it's the chicken and the egg.

- Alistair Brownlee

Think I Think

I think that kids aren't even exploring the option of sports anymore, and they don't even know what they could do.

- Allyson Felix


In sports, you simply aren't considered a real champion until you have defended your title successfully. Winning it once can be a fluke; winning it twice proves you are the best.

- Althea Gibson

Field More Or Less

In the field of sports you are more or less accepted for what you do rather than what you are.

- Althea Gibson

Going Dad

I enjoy going to the Y. I take all the fitness classes that my dad takes; that's sort of our bonding - anything athletic, anything sports related.

- Alyson Stoner

Forced Surrounding

My parents never forced things on my brother and me: not our faith, not our sports, not our friends. Yet they taught us about surrounding ourselves with the right people: the kind of people we want to be.

- Amanda Borden

Modern Taught

Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught. Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught.

- Ambrose Bierce

Became Columnist

My dad was a sports writer when I was younger and then he became just a general columnist. But I grew up with him literally getting into brawls with football coaches.

- Amy Klobuchar

Fact Had

I never was a great sports player. In fact, in fourth grade, I had the second to the worst softball throw.

- Amy Klobuchar

Banana Offers

I drink a lot of Body Armor - it's a sports drink. It offers great hydration, and it's the best before/after drink for workouts. Orange mango is my favorite. Strawberry banana is a close second.

- Andrew Luck

Guy About

I'm not a real sports guy, but I check just so I know what people are talking about.

- Andrew Ross Sorkin

Use Lot

A lot of athletes use sports psychologists.

- Andy Murray

Boxing Martial

Boxing, mixed martial arts and tennis are the hardest sports to train for.

- Andy Murray

Younger Lot

I used a lot of sports psychologists when I was younger... sometimes it helped, sometimes it didn't.

- Andy Murray

Seventh Sixth

In the States, tennis is sixth or seventh on the totem pole as far as sports go.

- Andy Roddick

Love Hockey

I played basketball in high school, and I love watching sports - I'll watch everything except maybe hockey.

- Andy Roddick

Perfect Lives

I'm in the perfect position. It's a sports position and a political position where I can help better the lives of athletes around the world.

- Angela Ruggiero

Play Concerts

I work out, I play sports, I go to concerts.

- Angie Everhart

Loved High

I played sports. I had boyfriends. I loved high school.

- Ann Coulter

Business Doing

When you're a child, no matter if you're doing show business or sports or school or anything, you just want to make the adults happy.

- Anna Chlumsky

More Like

In real life I am a bit of a tomboy. I like the footy and sports. I am more comfortable in running gear than I am in heels, because I usually trip up in them.

- Anna Hutchison

Play Think

At 16, 17, you have no fear. You don't think or analyze. You just play on automatic. You can get smarter as you get older, but in sports you can be too smart, you know?

- Anna Kournikova

Kid Subordinate

I'm a team player. I've, you know, played team sports my whole life, at least as a kid. And I believe that you have to subordinate yourself to the greater good of the team.

- Anthony Scaramucci

Always Making

I grew up on the East Coast, and we always used to say, 'Go get your hustle on,' whether it was playing sports or making money. You do what you have to do to do what you want to do.

- Antoine Fuqua

Always Nor

I was neither good in sports nor at studies, but I always wanted to stand out and be noticed.

- Anupam Kher

Ease Boxer

Sports nurtures dreams of achieving self confidence and masculine striving for the skinny kid watching a boxer dance around the ring with sublime ease.

- Armstrong Williams

Flight Other

What other people may find in poetry or art museums, I find in the flight of a good drive.

- Arnold Palmer

Paralysis Syndrome

There is a syndrome in sports called 'paralysis by analysis.'

- Arthur Ashe

Commitment Perfect

My commitment to Atlanta and passion for sports and competition make this acquisition a perfect fit for me.

- Arthur Blank

Going Scores

You know you have a gambling problem when it's 4 A.M. at the Mirage Sports Book and you're walking around going, 'Hey you get the lacrosse scores?'

- Artie Lange

Way Writers

'Course the world of sports takes itself way too serious. Sports writers are all high and mighty.

- Artie Lange

Young Took

Alexander Wang is a young designer, and his style is so profound. He took sports and street and kind of combined it into upscale high fashion. He made a white T-shirt a luxury.

- ASAP Ferg

She Dad

My sister is totally my dad's daughter because she loves sports.

- Ashley Tisdale

Skating See

Skating is one of those sports you unfortunately see people get stuck in.

- Ashley Wagner

Involved One Night

I want to stay involved in sports in one way or another.

- Ashley Wagner

I Remember Having

I remember growing up, having sports to go to, having recess, those were the things I looked forward to. Yes, I'm an athlete, but I had buddies who weren't, and they looked forward to it, too.

- Ashton Eaton

More Done

If somebody wants me to do something I've never done, I can do it more easily because of all of the years of sports I've played.

- Ashton Eaton

Black Play

I was skinny and black and didn't play sports. And I was bullied.

- Ashton Sanders

Super Definitely

I definitely wasn't the kid playing sports. I was super different.

- Ashton Sanders

Movie Lives

The Tour de France would make a great movie. Drugs, corruption, political chicanery, guys risking their lives - everything you need for a great sports drama.

- Asif Kapadia

Fan Before

I was a sports fan long before I had any interest in film-making.

- Asif Kapadia

Other Which

Unlike other sports, which are largely determined by individual athletic ability or team strength, NASCAR requires its competitors to cooperate in order to win.

- Charles Duhigg

Neither Works

There are two theories on hitting the knuckleball. Unfortunately, neither of them works.

- Charley Lau

Extreme Sports

I'm not into extreme sports or something. I just live a quiet life.

- Charlie Kaufman

Golf Other

Prejudice hasn't changed to this day, not in golf. Maybe in other sports.

- Charlie Sifford

Big TV

I'm really getting into acting and TV. 'Sports Illustrated' is a big, iconic brand I'd like to work for, too. But TV and acting is really funny and a bit more exciting than shooting all the time.

- Charlotte McKinney

Always Rewarded

Loyalty and communication are always rewarded in sports.

- Cheech Marin

You Hit

You don't hurt 'em if you don't hit 'em.

- Chesty Puller

Art Any

Radio is the art form of sports casting. If you're any good, you can do a great job on radio.

- Chick Hearn

Think I Think

I think team sports probably teach you more about giving - about being unselfish and being flexible.

- Chris Evert

Play Like

Every child should have time for arts, music, sports, drama, robotics, school newspapers and the like, not to mention recess and play.

- Chris Gabrieli

Knock Surface

Bowling is all physics and energy distribution. It's F = ma. So it is actually one of the most science-y sports, because it literally is just a ball and a surface and objects to knock down.

- Chris Hardwick

Deep Role

I like a deep sports massage - a casual beating up. I try to get them whenever I can, usually more if I'm getting in shape for a role.

- Chris Pine

Color Tan

When we do 'Sports Illustrated,' it starts the night before. You do a St. Tropez tan that night, then baby oil gel, then body color.

- Chrissy Teigen

Doing Protecting

When doing sports... on the water, it's crucial to stop aging by protecting your skin.

- Christie Brinkley

Young Some

We want to encourage the young ones to learn and get some confidence in sports. It's fun and keeps you active and moving.

- Christine Taylor

Other However

'Sports Illustrated' does extremely minimal retouching. Other publications, however... phew. They do a lot; I've watched myself be Photoshopped before. It. Is. The. Worst.

- Christine Teigen

Doctor Wanted

I wanted to be a doctor in sports medicine; I was into sailing and all that sort of thing.

- Christopher Atkins

Other Plays

I'm a father of four so whenever I'm not working my kids have their different sports, or plays, or school performances, so I don't do a whole lot of other stuff besides being a dad.

- Christopher Judge

Like Necessary Evil

Many baseball fans look upon an umpire as a sort of necessary evil to the luxury of baseball, like the odor that follows an automobile.

- Christy Mathewson

I Am Names

The sad thing is that I know no athletes' names. I am not a sports girl at all.

- Clara Mamet

Country Longest

We're a crazy country about sports, but for the longest time, only followed our own sports.

- Claudio Reyna

Play Always

Growing up, all I did was play sports. I always loved music, but I never even thought I'd be on stage one day.

- Cole Swindell

College Have Fun

After I went to college, I realized that no matter how much I loved sports, I was ready to have fun, and that was right when I started to sing.

- Cole Swindell

News TV

I don't watch too much TV when it comes to sports or news or things like that.

- Colin Kaepernick

New Compete

I come from playing sports. I compete, so I gotta be better than I was last year. I gotta get better, and that better gotta come from just growing. From learning new stuff to working on it, experience it in life, and failing.

- Common

Dress Have Fun

Sports are supposed to be fun, and so I have fun with the way I dress.

- Craig Sager

My Soul Drives

Sports are in my soul. That's what drives me.

- Craig Sager

Forward Turner

I look forward to continuing my work on the sidelines for Turner Sports.

- Craig Sager

People Software

There's not a long track record of people leaving professional sports to become a software developer.

- Curt Schilling