Quotes about Athletics

The only athletic sport I ever mastered was backgammon. Douglas Jerrold

It’s really impossible for athletes to grow up. On the one hand, you’re still a child, still playing a game. But on the other hand, you’re a superhuman hero that everyone dreams of being. No wonder we have such a hard time understanding who we are. Billie Jean King

Athletes are American princes and the locker room is their castle. Some of them behave in princely fashion, become legitimate heroes to us all. And some are jerks. Anna Quindlen

Female athletes are stereotyped by the general population – and usually as homosexuals. Billie Jean King