Sportsman Quotes

Quotes tagged as "sportsman" (showing 1-10 of 10)
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
“People focus on role models; it is more effective to find antimodels - people you don't want to resemble when you grow up”
Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Andre Agassi
“I tell the players: You'll hear a lot of applause in your life, fellas, but none will mean more to you than that applause-from your peers. I hope each of you hears that at the end.”
Andre Agassi, Open

Donald Bradman
“The finest of athletes have, along with skill, a few more essential qualities: to conduct their life with dignity, with integrity, with courage and modesty. All these, are totally compatible with pride, ambition, determination and competitiveness”
Donald Bradman

Daphne du Maurier
“This is what it means to be a fanatic - but a fanatic, that is to say, in a very special sense. It has little in common with the obsession of the politician or the artist, for instance, for both of these understand in a greater or lesser degree the impulse which drives them. But the sportsman fanatic - that is another matter entirely.

His thoughts fixed solely on a vision of that mounted trophy against the wall, the eyes now dead that were once living, the tremulous nostrils stilled, the sensitive pricked ears closed to sound at the instant when the rifle shot echoed from the naked rocks, this man hunts his quarry through some instinct unknown even to himself.

Stephen was a sportsman of this kind. It was not the skill needed that drove him, nor the delight and excitement of the stalk itself, but a desire, so I told myself, to destroy something beautiful and rare. Hence his obsession with chamois. ("The Chamois")”
Daphne du Maurier, Echoes from the Macabre: Selected Stories

Amit Kalantri
“The smell of the sweat is not sweet, but the fruit of the sweat is very sweet.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Happiness is a state of mental,physical and spiritual well-being. Think pleasantly,engaged sport and read daily to enhance your well-being.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Amit Kalantri
“Train like you are the worst player, play like you are the best player.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Amit Kalantri
“Train like yours is the worst team, play like yours is the best team.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Amit Kalantri
“If you play just to stay healthy and not to win, by all means, keep playing.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Amit Kalantri
“Scores give better decision than judges.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words