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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.

Avery Brundage


By the time the fool has learned the game, the players have dispersed.

Ghana


Chess is everything: art, science, and sport.

Anatoly Karpov


Competitions are for horse, not artist.

Bela Bartok


Hunting is not a sport. In a sport, both sides should know they're in the game.

Paul Rodriguez


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.

Dave Barry


If you have everything under control, you're not moving fast enough.

Mario Andretti


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.

Polish proverb


It is a bad game where nobody wins.

Italian proverb


Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.

Michael Jordan


Life is more fun if you play games.

Roald Dahl


Losing is part of the game. If you never lose, you are never truly tested, and never forced to grow.

David Sirlin


Sport and life is about losing. It's about understanding how to lose.

Lynn Davies


Sports do not build character. They reveal it.

John Wooden


Sports should always be fun.

Charles Mann


The game isn't over until it's over.

Yogi Berra


The man loves danger and sport. That is why he loves woman, the most dangerous of all sports.

Friedrich Nietzsche


To a young heart everything is sport.

Italian proverb


What is sport to the boy is the death of the bird.

Indian proverb


What is sport to the cat is death to the mouse.

German proverb


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.

Paul Brown


Win if you can, lose if you must, but never quit!

Cameron Trammell


Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.

Vince Lombardi


You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.

Michael Jordan