783Sports Quotes

Hockey is a sport for white men. Basketball is a sport for black men. Golf is a sport for white men dressed like black pimps. view quote

Sports, entertainment and aviation are three of the most exciting professions in the world; you are dealing with the same magnitude. view quote

I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. view quote

It takes a tremendous amount of skill to be a football player. And some of these guys have enough skills to do other sports. Soccer could be one. Basketball could be another. Things where you need incredible hand-eye coordination are always options. I think a football player would be able to adapt to a lot of sports. view quote

The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game. view quote

Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday's success or put its failures behind and start over again. That's the way life is, with a new game every day, and that's the way baseball is. view quote

Finding good players is easy. Getting them to play as a team is another story. view quote

In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport. view quote

Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer. view quote

Good ideas are like Nike sports shoes. They may facilitate success for an athlete who possesses them, but on their own they are nothing but an overpriced pair of sneakers. Sports shoes don't win races. Athletes do. view quote

Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after. view quote

Band members have a special bond. A great band is more than just some people working together. It's like a highly specialized army unit, or a winning sports team. A unique combination of elements that becomes stronger together than apart. view quote