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Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing. – Winnen is een gewoonte. Jammer genoeg is verliezen dat ook.
You can’t win unless you learn how to lose. – Je kunt niet winnen voor je geleerd hebt te verliezen.
If winning isn’t everything, why do they keep score? – Als winnen niet alles is, waarom blijven ze dan scoren?
It’s a round ball and a round bat, and you got to hit it square.
I guess there is nothing that will get your mind off everything like golf. I have never been depressed enough to take up the game, but they say you get so sore at yourself you forget to hate your enemies.
A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.
Hitting is timing. Pitching is upsetting timing.
Most ball games are lost, not won. – De meeste balspelen worden verloren, niet gewonnen.
Baseball is almost the only orderly thing in a very unorderly world. If you get three strikes, even the best lawyer in the world can’t get you off.
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.
If you meet the Buddha in the lane, feed him the ball.
Basketball is like war in that offensive weapons are developed first, and it always takes a while for the defense to catch up.
Baseball is a game where a curve is an optical illusion, a screwball can be a pitch or a person, stealing is legal and you can spit anywhere you like except in the umpire’s eye or on the ball.
Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquillity.
Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence. In other words, it is war minus the shooting.
Baseball players are smarter than football players. How often do you see a baseball team penalized for too many men on the field?
I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out.
As athletes, we’re used to reacting quickly. Here, it’s ‘come, stop, come, stop.’ There’s a lot of downtime. That’s the toughest part of the day.
Skiing combines outdoor fun with knocking down trees with your face.
Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.
Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.
Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended.
Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple.
Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it.
Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they’ve got a second.
If you think it’s hard to meet new people, try picking up the wrong golf ball.
People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.
I know I am getting better at golf because I am hitting fewer spectators.
The only time my prayers are never answered is on the golf course.
You can make a lot of money in this game. Just ask my ex-wives. Both of them are so rich that neither of their husbands work.
Golf is a good walk spoiled.
Golf is played by twenty million mature American men whose wives think they are out having fun.
Boxing has become America’s tragic theater.
If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead.
Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.
I always turn to the sports pages first, which records people’s accomplishments. The front page has nothing but man’s failures.
Fans don’t boo nobodies. – Fans jouwen geen onbekenden uit.
Show me a good loser, and I’ll show you a loser.
Champions keep playing until they get it right. – Kampioenen blijven spelen tot ze het goed doen.
Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.
If you watch a game, it’s fun. If you play it, it’s recreation. If you work at it, it’s golf.
The uglier a man’s legs are, the better he plays golf, it’s almost a law.
Nobody’s a natural. You work hard to get good and then work to get better. It’s hard to stay on top.
It’s good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling.
Sports do not build character. They reveal it.
Golf is a game in which you yell ‘fore,’ shoot six, and write down five.
Give me golf clubs, fresh air and a beautiful partner, and you can keep the clubs and the fresh air.
Golf is a game in which one endeavors to control a ball with implements ill adapted for the purpose.
Gold medals aren’t really made of gold. They’re made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.