Sport Quotes

Serious sport is war minus the shooting. George Orwell

Sports do not build character. They reveal it. Heywood Broun

In America, it is sport that is the opiate of the masses. Russell Baker

The addiction to sports, therefore, in a peculiar degree marks an arrested development in man’s moral nature. Thorstein Veblen

Sport is the bloom and glow of a perfect health. Ralph Waldo Emerson

As I understand it, sport is hard work for which you do not get paid. Irvin S Cobb

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

Sport is a wonderful metaphor for life. Of all the sports that I played – skiing, baseball, fishing – there is no greater example than golf, because you’re playing against yourself and nature. Robert Redford

Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence. George F Will

Sport must be amateur or it is not sport. Sports played professionally are entertainment. Avery Brundage