Proverbs and quotes about sports, games, winning and losing.
As soon as you take money for playing sport, it isn't sport, it's work.
By the time the fool has learned the game, the players have dispersed.
Chess is everything: art, science, and sport.
Competitions are for horse, not artist.
Hunting is not a sport. In a sport, both sides should know they're in the game.
If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant's life, she will choose to save the infant's life without even considering if there are men on base.
If you have everything under control, you're not moving fast enough.
If you've had a good time playing the game, you're a winner even if you lose.
Malcolm S. Forbes
In a game it's difficult to know when to stop.
It is a bad game where nobody wins.
Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.
Life is more fun if you play games.
Losing is part of the game. If you never lose, you are never truly tested, and never forced to grow.
Sport and life is about losing. It's about understanding how to lose.
Sports do not build character. They reveal it.
Sports should always be fun.
The game isn't over until it's over.
The man loves danger and sport. That is why he loves woman, the most dangerous of all sports.
To a young heart everything is sport.
What is sport to the boy is the death of the bird.
What is sport to the cat is death to the mouse.
When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity.
George Bernard Shaw
When you win, say nothing, when you lose, say less.
Win if you can, lose if you must, but never quit!
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.