Game Quotes Proverbs and Sayings - Page 5



I’m not afraid of death. It’s the stake one puts up in order to play the game of life.
Jean Giraudoux

I had everything working my way, strong as a bull. And still I ignored the rules of the game of life.
Lawrence Taylor

I don’t believe in team motivation. I believe in getting a team prepared so it knows it will have the necessary confidence when it steps on a field and be prepared to play a good game.
Tom Landry

You gotta have fun. Regardless of how you look at it, we’re playing a game. It’s a business, it’s our job, but I don’t think you can do well unless you’re having fun.
Derek Jeter

Game shows are designed to make us feel better about the random, useless facts that are all we have left of our education.
Chuck Palahniuk

Deceit is the game of petty spirits, and that is by nature a woman’s quality.
Pierre Corneille

Obsession is a young man’s game, and my only excuse is that I never grew old.
Michael Caine

Golf is so popular simply because it is the best game in the world at which to be bad.
A. A. Milne

There are a few players who don’t like to think about the game.
Sachin Tendulkar

Golf is a game in which one endeavors to control a ball with implements ill adapted for the purpose.
Woodrow Wilson

Right after the game, say as little as possible.
Tom Landry

Baseball is like a poker game. Nobody wants to quit when he’s losing; nobody wants you to quit when you’re ahead.
Jackie Robinson

Chess is a sea in which a gnat may drink and an elephant may bathe.
Indian Proverb

I guess there is nothing that will get your mind off everything like golf. I have never been depressed enough to take up the game, but they say you get so sore at yourself you forget to hate your enemies.
Will Rogers

If you’re willing to put two thoughts into a picture then you’re already ahead of the game.
Sean Penn

There is a lot of pressure put on me, but I don’t put a lot of pressure on myself. I feel if I play my game, it will take care of itself.
LeBron James

You don’t realize how easy this game is until you get up in that broadcasting booth.
Mickey Mantle

The main thing is to care. Care very hard, even if it is only a game you are playing.
Billie Jean King

The great American game should be an unrelenting war of nerves.
Ty Cobb

You can dominate a game if you dominate on the line… We’re just going to have to go out there and work hard and blow people off the ball, and let our runners do what they do best.
Miles Davis

I’d rather be running the game than playing it.
Steven Brust

It seems that fighting is a game where everybody is the loser.
Zora Neale Hurston

The trouble is not that players have sex the night before a game. It’s that they stay out all night looking for it.
Casey Stengel

Like a baseball game, wars are not over till they are over. Wars don’t run on a clock like football. No previous generation was so hopelessly unrealistic that this had to be explained to them.
Thomas Sowell

After a certain point, money is meaningless. It ceases to be the goal. The game is what counts.
Aristotle Onassis

My inspiration was the game itself, not any individual player in it.
Nomar Garciaparra

Winning that first game was so important; my mother always said that the first game of the second set was the chance to keep it going if you were ahead or change things if you were behind.
Tracy Austin

I wouldn’t ever set out to hurt anyone deliberately unless it was, you know, important – like a league game or something.
Dick Butkus

Personally, I would say the ‘master’ of this whole thing is fate… Whoever is on the playing field is fair game, and it’s up to them to avoid being used.
Cliff Burton

Great American sport. Horseshoes is a very great game. I love it.
Dan Quayle

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