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Quotations About Sports

Related: Exercise, Games, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Fishing, Hockey

For instance, the bicycle is the most efficient machine ever created: Converting calories into gas, a bicycle gets the equivalent of three thousand miles per gallon.
Bill Strickland
The Quotable Cyclist

You never have the wind with you - either it is against you or you're having a good day.
Daniel Behrman
The Man Who Loved Bicycles

There is nothing like walking to get the feel of a country. A fine landscape is like a piece of music; it must be taken at the right tempo. Even a bicycle goes too fast.
Paul Scott Mowrer
The House of Europe

The number of shots taken by an opponent who is out of sight is equal to the square root of the sum of the number of curses heard plus the number of swishes.
Michael Green
The Art of Coarse Golf, 1975

All creatures who have ever walked have wished that they might fly. With highwheelers a flesh and blood man can hitch wings to his feet.
Karl Kron
Ten Thousand Miles on a Bicycle

Bicycling is the nearest approximation I know to the flight of birds. The airplane simply carries a man on its back like an obedient Pegasus; it gives him no wings of his own.
Louis J. Helle, Jr.
Spring in Washington

Golf is a fascinating game. It has taken me nearly forty years to discover that I can't play it.
Ted Ray
Golf - My Slice of Life, 1972

You see, you spend a good piece of your life gripping a baseball, and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time.
Jim Bouton
Ball Four, 1970

Golf, like the measles, should be caught young, for, if postponed to riper years, the results may be serious.
P.G. Wodehouse
A Mixed Threesome, 1922

Get a bicycle. You will not regret it if you live.
Mark Twain
"Taming the Bicycle"

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