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Sporting Events Quotes


"The world is filled with great sporting events." - Alex Berenson

"Rock 'n' roll but I also like sporting events a lot. I love Mike Piazza." - Angie Everhart

"Rock 'n' roll... but I also like sporting events a lot. I love Mike Piazza." - Angie Everhart

"And I realized that there was no sports reporter, so I started covering sporting events." - Ed Bradley

"I spent another six years in Europe covering sporting events such as the Tour de France." - John Tesh

"You might be a redneck if your momma gives you tips on how to sneak booze into sporting events." - Jeff Foxworthy

"When you participate in sporting events, it's not whether you win or lose; it's how drunk you get." - Matt Groening

"If we want to go to space with humans, that's for fun not for science. Human adventures in space are just sporting events." - Freeman Dyson

"We are communal beings who love to get together in groups and share emotions - like sporting events, rock concerts and political rallies. We crave tribal membership." - Nick Morgan

"Shoulda gone to China. They give away babies like free iPods. They put them in guns and shoot them out at sporting events." - Diablo Cody

"I love sporting events and popcorn and pizza and being outside, like at a baseball or football game. I love amusement parks, going to ride roller coasters." - Carrie Underwood

"Sporting events like the Olympics have developed and maintained a clear message of promoting gender equality as an essential criterion in the success of any international event." - Richard Attias

"Bringing more large sporting events to Africa would help the continent develop sports policies and at the same time optimize its peoples' chances of achieving competitive success." - Richard Attias

"People say the seats at sporting events are too small. My response is, 'That's why we're trying to work on the size of your rear end!'" - Mick Cornett

"Being famous gets me good concert tickets, good tables in restaurants, good seats at sporting events and that's really about it." - Fran Drescher

"Being a celebrity, you always get really good seats to sporting events, but you never get as good seats as the photographers get. And I really love sports." - Drew Carey

"A lot of times I watch sporting events, and there are things I want to say and things I see that don't get said or talked about." - Landon Donovan

"This decision will only strengthen the bond between women players and one of the world's great sporting events [on equal prize money at Wimbledon" - Maria Sharapova

"Events become feelings, feelings become events" - Jerry Spinelli

"Places remember events." - James Joyce

"Consult duty not events." - Walter Savage Landor

"Being a celebrity you always get really good seats to sporting events but you never get as good seats as the photographers get. And I really love sports. So one of the scams I have going now is I want to learn sports photography so I can get better seats at a sporting event." - Drew Carey

"I'm not a big filmophile. I don't watch movies a lot for a hobby. I spend all my time watching sporting events. Because, opposed to movies, you can never tell how they're going to end." - Michael Douglas

"You should have gone to China. You know, 'cause I hear they give away babies like free iPods. You know, they pretty much just put them in those T-shirt guns and shoot them out at sporting events." - Ellen Page

"If I were the commissioner of all sports media I would issue an immediate ban on three-person announcing teams on telecasts of live sporting events. In almost all cases three is one voice too many." - Al Bernstein

"Despite streaming, despite the rise of tablets and smartphones - all the implications which in theory would make linear TV less important - live sporting events are extremely powerful. But it's not the event alone - it's also what's surrounding it." - Martin Sorrell

"There are very few lows but lots and lots of highs. You're in an incredibly privileged position because you're able to go along to major sporting events and be ringside. You can see and hear everything." - Jill Douglas

"Big sporting events and spectacles might give the national morale a shot in the arm, but they are too transient and taste-specific to stand as robust symbols of nationhood." - Julian Baggini

"That's the difference between golf and many other sports. You go to some other sporting events, they just leave you or give you the cold shoulder and move on." - Bernhard Langer

"Female success stories from sporting events like the Olympic Games have played a role in shifting the Indian perception to see the female athlete as a hero and a role model for young Indian girls." - Richard Attias

"Political movements and mega sporting events have always gone hand in hand. In 1980, there were Cold War boycotts in Moscow and again in 1984 during Los Angeles Games." - Eduardo Paes

"I spend a lot of time idly. I go to sporting events, play my clarinet. I practise. But if you work every day, a certain amount on a steady basis, the work accumulates." - Woody Allen

"Even though people involved in racing think that it has a big sporting stage, it is a minority sport compared to some of the other high-profile events: football, Formula One or golf." - Tony Mccoy

"Tennis players are very fortunate that unlike some disciplines of sport, in mega-sporting events like the Grand Slams, they have a huge platform to showcase their talents on the world stage once every few months." - Sania Mirza

"The best predictor of future events is probably past events." - Andre Agassi

"People make events into stories. Stories give events meaning." - Scarlett Thomas

"Events occur. Dramas are manufactured." - Alan Robert Neal

"Relationships are never chance events." - Keith Ablow

"Certain signs precede certain events." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"As a father, I believe that involving children in sports at a young age is generally, a wise proposition. I believe that healthy competition is... well... healthy; that sporting events foster a spirit of teamwork that far surpasses the events themselves; and that active participation keeps children moving and is good for their self-esteem." - Naveen Jain

"Now, we don't get that many specific threats against sporting events, per se. But we know from listening to the chatter how terrorists want to attack iconic events. So whether it's a major Fourth of July celebration or the Super Bowl or the World Series, we assume that that is what they're targeting." - Peter T King

"Future events cast their shadow before them." - Tim Lahaye

"Memories contain hidden editorials on current events." - Mason Cooley

"The fancies of wine are authentic events." - Italo Svevo

"Duty is ours and events are God's." - Angelina Grimke

"Events need their invitation, dissolutions their start." - James Salter

"What a strange turn of events." - Delta Goodrem

"Coming events cast their shadows before." - Thomas Campbell

"Headlines twice the size of the events." - John Galsworthy

"Evil events from evil causes spring." - Aristophanes

"In war trivial causes produce momentous events." - Julius Caesar

"Events tend to recur in cycles." - W Clement Stone

"Bernie [Ecclestone] has not been shy to say one or two controversial things. The last person in the UK who described his product as being crap in public was one Gerald Ratner - and he was gone immediately. But not Bernie! What it tells you is that the demand for live sporting rights, the demand for global or regional events, is so powerful that you brush aside some things because there aren't so many of these events." - Martin Sorrell

"Whenever humans come together for any reason, music is there: weddings, funerals, graduation from college, men marching off to war, stadium sporting events, a night on the town, prayer, a romantic dinner, mothers rocking their infants to sleep ... music is a part of the fabric of everyday life." - Daniel Levitin

"I am a huge sports fan and spend a lot of my time away from work watching sports, going to sporting events, stuff like that. So it is a big thrill to see these people who I have so much respect for and to find out that they're all really fun, super-nice people. It's very exciting." - Will Forte

"I don't physically put Appetite For Destruction in and listen to it, but I hear it on the radio or at sporting events or wherever else it pops up, and it's great. I dig everything about it. When I hear Appetite, it sounds like exactly what it was. It sounds like a record made by an angry bunch of kids." - Slash

"I love sports, but I don't like live sporting events, because I don't like sitting in the crowd. I like listening to records, but I don't like going to concerts, because I don't like standing in the crowd. I guess I just don't like being in the crowd itself." - Chuck Klosterman

"Spectacular sporting events are bread & circuses. The Superbowl, for instance, is anything but "super". It is a Petri dish under the lens of mediaocrity, where surveillance of the spectators is just as mind numbing as the incomprehensible homo-erotic beefcake ballet being enacted on the pitch" - Dean Cavanagh

"our great common challenge ... is to free people from religion, get it out of our laws, our schools, our health systems, our government and, I would add, also our sporting events. I would really like to see some separation of church and stadium, if we could work on that." - Barbara Ehrenreich

"In fact, if you were interested in a global platform there are only three sporting events: probably the most powerful - or equally powerful [to F1] - are the World Cup and the Olympics, and then Formula One. And there it gets interesting." - Martin Sorrell

"I was always interested in sport. My family are big sports' fans. We always had all the locals round watching big sporting events. I wasn't particularly sporty myself. I played a lot of hockey and rode, still do ride, but I just had a general interest in it. When I was given the opportunity to do sport stories I used to grab them." - Jill Douglas

"As long as I'm working in sport, enjoying it and getting to see some wonderful sporting events, I'm quite happy. I don't want to be really famous. I don't want people to stop me in the street. I want to just enjoy the work, work with lovely people, work on good quality sport and get to experience some more of these amazing moments." - Jill Douglas

"I would say go for it because it is a fantastic job. It's a wonderful opportunity to go and get involved with sport at whatever level. What I would say is, if you can, go and work with your local radio station covering local sporting events." - Jill Douglas

"85% of all video we watch is pre-recorded, so you can set your system to download it all the time. You're still going to need live television for certain things - like news, sporting events and emergencies - but increasingly it is going to be almost like the iPod, where you download content to look at later." - Vint Cerf

"I'm not married, and I don't have any kids, so sometimes I envy that end of things when I see a family vacation or people at the beach with their kids or at sporting events with their kids; you wonder, 'Is that a part of your life that you want to go into?'" - Kevin Connolly

"Mental strength is really important because you either win or lose in your mind. And I'm not solely talking about sporting matches, boxing events - anything you do, you do it first with your mental strength. And you can actually train and develop it, and I am responsible for what I'm saying because I have experience with that." - Wladimir Klitschko

"We are very excited with the roster of skaters that are coming. It's the first time New Jersey has been awarded an event of this caliber in the skating world. It's definitely important to the area because we hear all the time that there are not enough major sporting events in South Jersey. It's a great opportunity to have such an event." - Susan Ward

"When I was first writing, I was writing mostly about sporting events, which was really what my assignments were. I was working on the Tour de France bike race and the Barcelona Olympic Games, and those songs tend to be very big, very bombastic-type music, which is the type of music that I love to write." - John Tesh

"Many of us enjoy going to ball games and watching them on television. I am no exception. I love to watch a good athletic contest. If we spend excessive time with sporting events, however, we may neglect things that are much more important." - Joseph B Wirthlin

"South Africa is the only place in the Southern hemisphere where Halloween is really catching on. They have a lot of sporting events that have made it more popular there. They have motocross and rave celebrations, and they're embracing it as a youth culture thing." - Lisa Morton

"Boxing is my real passion. I can go to ballet, theatre, movies, or other sporting events... and nothing is like the fights to me. I'm excited by the visual beauty of it. A boxer can look so spectacular by doing a good job." - Leroy Neiman

"Great events are the hour-hands of time, while small events mark the minutes." - Andrew Michael Ramsay

"National events determine our ideals, as much as our ideals determine national events." - Jane Addams

"Stress is a function not of events, but of our view of those events." - Ellen Langer

"The causes of events are ever more interesting than the events themselves." - Cicero

"[Upon being asked what's his biggest worry:] Events, dear boy, events." - Harold Macmillan

"Your responses to the events of life are more important than the events themselves." - Virginia Satir

"Events in a single human lifetime are remarkable. Events from all human lifetimes are inconceivable." - Bill Loguidice

"'The Night Following' is very interior; the events are, to a large degree, mental events." - Morag Joss

"I'm very lucky, because my beat is current events. And events are changing all the time." - Rick Mercer

"It almost isn't sporting, is it?" - Richard Dearlove

"Britain never had a greater sporting ambassador." - Jimmy Greaves

"I don't care who wins because I go to sporting events to scream. It's the one place on the planet you can shout anything you want. You can bellow at will, and nobody will bother you. I yell things like, 'My life sucks! Dan Quayle is a schmuck! If I don't have sex soon, I'm going to explode!' Parents turn to their kids as I leave the stadium and go, 'Hey, there goes a great fan." - Lewis Black

"I was on the yearbook staff, so I would take out film cameras and Nikons and take photos around school and at sporting events and things like that. We had a darkroom as well. I just loved it. I also saved up for a video camera to video my friends and cut and paste the videos together and I gave them to all of my friends for graduation." - Dianna Agron

"By the way, movies are like sporting events in that you're as good as the movie you're in. You can sit in a room for 20 years and go do a movie and you can just kill in it and you move to the head of the line again. By the same token, you can do five movies a year and if they're dreck, it's nothing." - Albert Brooks

"The mind that is anxious about future events is miserable." - Seneca the Younger

"Events are influenced by our very great desires." - William James

"When I can't handle events, I let them handle themselves." - Henry Ford

"Perfection belongs to narrated events, not to those we live." - Primo Levi

"Events bring you small joy, while ? existence brings you bliss." - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"Soul-directed events defy logic and ridicule reason." - Sarah Ban Breathnach

"The uncertainty of events disturbs the purest enjoyments." - Francis de Gaston, Chevalier de Levis

"News Coverage!! As news expose rather than cover events." - Henry David Thoreau

"Faith and philosophy are air, but events are brass." - Herman Melville

"History - an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant" - John Barth

"The events which can not be prevented, must be directed." - Klemens von Metternich

"Forgive and call back the energy wasted on past events." - Caroline Myss

"Even very low-probability events can, and indeed do, occur." - Gavin Extence

"On the human imagination events produce the effects of time." - James F Cooper

"Events of great consequence often spring from trifling circumstances." - Livy

"Is your Christianity ancient history-or current events?" - Samuel M. Shoemaker

"Is your Christianity ancient history-or current events?" - Sam Shoemaker

"Markets can influence the events that they anticipate." - George Soros

"In extraordinary events ignorance of their causes produces astonishment." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Writing means being a fascinated slave to current events." - Allan Gurganus

"Ideas, as distinguished from events, are never unprecedented." - Hannah Arendt

"Events are less important than our responses to them." - John Hersey

"Certain signs are the forerunners of certain events." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Great events have sent before them their announcements." - Pedro Calderon de la Barca

"We are not to lead events, but to follow them." - Epictetus

"To turn events into ideas is the function of literature." - George Santayana

"Letting events end is not rude. Everything ends." - Mallory Ortberg

"In war, important events result from trivial causes." - Julius Caesar

"Events bring you small joy, while existence brings you bliss." - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"Life is the definition you give to events that occur." - Steve Maraboli

"The Universe consists of non-simultaneously apprehended events." - Buckminster Fuller

"Journalism has become the art of "intelligent anticipation of events."" - Mahatma Gandhi

"Memory is deceptive because it is colored by today's events." - Albert Einstein

"Events often move faster than our ability to comprehend them." - Lee H Hamilton

"And now the sequence of events in no particular order." - Dan Rather

"You won't really see me at any events, any nightclubs." - Georgia Salpa

"Heroism often results as a response to extreme events." - James Geary

"I don't think events in your life affect your music." - Gordon Getty

"My memories of events and games are fragmented." - Zinedine Zidane

"Events alone rarely provide much guide to the future." - Walter Lord

"True valor, on virtue founded strong, meets all events alike." - David Mallet

"I have always been honest about my recollection of events." - David Blunkett

"The Wire' is very realistic and based on real events." - Michael K Williams

"Innocent droplets of rain make almost all events quite natural." - Visar Zhiti

"Not being able to govern events, I govern myself." - Michel De Montaigne

"Today, political events are nullified unless they're on TV." - Umberto Eco

"The future is about emotion: reactions to events are usually far more important than the events themselves." - Patrick Dixon

"If coming events are said to cast their shadows before, past events cannot fall to leave their impress behind them." - Helena Petrovna Blavatsky

"If coming events are said to cast their shadows before, past events cannot fall to leave their impress behind them." - H. P. Blavatsky

"Often do the spirits Of great events stride on before the events, And in to-day already walks to-morrow." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"It no longer matters who consider themselves the masters of events. Events no longer obey their masters." - Dan Simmons

"High self-esteem comes from feeling like you have control over events not that events have control over you." - Tony Robbins

"Hunter S. Thompson brings a lunatic genius to ordinary events, and I bring an ordinary sensibility to lunatic events." - P. J. O'Rourke

"Often do the spirits Of great events stride on before the events, And in today already walks tomorrow." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean." - Anthony Robbins

"We confuse ourselves with space-time events, when in fact we are the ones who generate these space-time events." - Deepak Chopra

"She knows herself to be at the mercy of events, and she knows by now that events have no mercy." - Margaret Atwood

"It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean." - Tony Robbins

"Coordinating there Events and objects with remote events And vanished objects. Making ornaments Of accidents and possibilities." - Vladimir Nabokov

"History is what we bring to it, not just the events themselves, but how we interpret those events." - Robert Harris

"I'm often at events when they're quite light-hearted social events when people would want me to kid around." - John Key

"If coming events are said to cast their shadows before, past events cannot fall to leave their impress behind them." - Helena Blavatsky

"It's essential to distinguish between events that are really beyond your control and events you caused yourself." - Barbara Sher

"The days when it was possible to win a serious game only by merit of sporting character or depth of chess understanding have vanished forever. Chess knowledge has become dominant, bypassing all the other factors that contribute to success." - Anatoly Karpov

"The true sporting spirit has always something religious about it." - Andre Maurois



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