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Like most ghetto kids I knew it was important to be 'somebody' so I became a good soccer player, because excelling at a sport seemed to make you special.
Bruce Lee was an artist and, like him, I try to go beyond the fundamentals of my sport. I want the public to see a knockout in the making.
Sugar Ray Leonard
I have a love-hate relationship with the Grammys because I don't see the music world as a competitive sport.
The coach doesn't have to play the sport as well as you do. They have to watch you and get you to be your best.
I feel this pang of regret whenever I watch sport; this sense that I will never play a big match again.
Boxing's a poor man's sport. We can't afford to play golf or tennis. It is what it is. It's kept so many kids off the street. It kept me off the street.
Sugar Ray Leonard
It's cool just because I've had this dream of changing the sport of swimming and it's finally happening.
When they take surveys of women in business, of the Fortune 500, the successful women, 80% of them, say they were in sports as a young woman.
Billie Jean King
As I understand it, sport is hard work for which you do not get paid.
Irvin S. Cobb
My son is trying to be a sports writer, and my daughter is a college student. She wants to be a comedy writer, and she's at film school. I discouraged both of them early on from getting involved in Starbucks. I didn't think it would be fair; plus, they didn't have any interest anyway.
I had a really bad temper, when I was growing up. Sport helped me channel that temper into more positive acts.
Both sexes like the exercise and challenge of sports, but for men it's also a basic display behavior for impressing and winning a mate.
Sports without music is just a game. Music makes it entertaining.
I'm a big sports fan in general.
I admire a lot of people, but in terms of sport I've always loved the mentality of Tiger Woods on a golf course. I always love his eyes when he's setting himself and focusing on his decision; he has a really strong, focused face and believes that he can make the shot.
Baseball is only a game, a game of inches and a lot of luck. During a time of all-out war, sports are very insignificant.
There's ups and downs with boxing, layoffs are part of the sport and they can either help or hurt a guy.
Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
Unfortunately the world is what it is now. People don't get along for whatever reason. As professional athletes, in a way we're almost ambassadors for peace, because sports brings everyone together.
Basketball isn't as popular in Canada as it is in the US. Hockey is by far the most popular sport in Canada.
I used to play a lot of racket sports, tennis and squash.
Sports is the toy department of human life.
First of all, what happens is, when you're good at something, you spend a lot of time with it. People identify you with that sport, so it becomes part of your identity.
Playing sport was somewhat frivolous, but I liked it. I rebelled a little bit, and wouldn't go to music lessons and things like that, but I would go and play ball. My parents learned to love it because they saw how much I got out of it.
I like a lot of sports. Especially football - it's my favourite sport. My uncle played football in Barcelona for nine years and played for Spain in three World Cups.
Very much like that, and very much a loner, do you know and I didn't fit really into sport or all kind of group activities as a kid, I couldn't find a niche. And music was not really part of the kind of village curriculum it would, you know.
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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