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General Quotes:

“Winning is not a sometime thing; it's an all time thing. You don't win once in a while, you don't do things right once in a while......you do them right all the time. Winning is a habit.

Unfortunately, so is losing.”
- Vince Lombardi

The harder I practice, the luckier I get.
- Jerry Barber / Gary Player

Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

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30+ Best Sport Quotes

We all have our favourite sport quotes.  Some are well known while others are almost never found.  I found a couple for each sport represented currently on this site.  What are your favourite quotes?

Badminton Quotes

The art of badminton is to deceive.

- Sir George Thomas

"Badminton is like ballet dancing. It requires a lot of control, strength, mind play and measured movement"
- Aamir Khan

"A champion has to be disciplined by practicing regularly in the right manner, respect coaches and most importantly ought to have self-belief".
- Saina Nehwal on 'What makes a champion?'

"When I am playing badminton there are only two people in the world, myself and my opponent".
- Erland Kops

 

Archery Quotes

 

"Archery does not get difficult or hard to understand until the arrow misses."
- Milan E. Elott

"But you must be patient and careful; nor should you expect to become an accomplished archer without long and severe training."
- Maurice Thompson

"Look, if Robin Hood could shoot hawks out of the air with a longbow, you can jolly well hit that little yellow circle that's not even moving."
- unknown

When you’re shooting, remember you’re the one that you are trying to shoot better than. No-one else.
- unknown

"When the archer misses the mark, he turns and looks for the fault within himself. Failure to hit the bull's eye is never the fault of the target. To improve your aim -- improve yourself."
- unknown

I have been practicing archery for a long time; a bow and arrow helps me to unwind.
- Paulo Coelho

I took my archery lessons. It was really fun to learn something new.
- Anna Popplewell

 

Cycling Quotes

 

Cycling can be lonely, but in a good way. It gives you a moment to breathe and think, and get away from what you're working on.
- David Byrne

Cycling is a great way to learn about your city. I love being outdoors, especially in good weather, but I'm not a fair weather cyclist. I'm happy to get a red nose in the cold.
- Erin O'Connor

“I discovered when I went all out, when I put 100 percent of my energy into some intense, impossible task - when my heart was jack-hammering, when lactic acid was sizzling through my muscles - that's when I felt good, normal, balanced.”
- Daniel Coyle

“Your bike is discovery; your bike is freedom. It doesn't matter where you are, when you're on the saddle, you're taken away.”
- Doug Donaldson

For instance, the bicycle is the most efficient machine ever created: Converting calories into gas, a bicycle gets the equivalent of three thousand miles per gallon.
- Bill Strickland, The Quotable Cyclist

Cycling is unique. No other sport lets you go like that — where there's only the bike left to hold you up. If you ran as hard, you'd fall over. Your legs wouldn't support you.
- Steve Johnson

Life is like riding a bicycle — in order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.
- Albert Einstein

 

Paintball Quotes

 

"Paintball has always grown from players inviting friends to play; that's how I got into paintball, and more than likely, that's how you did too. You can help keep paintball going. Invite your friends to play paintball. Take your company's employees."
- Dan Reeler

" I'm Not A Malicious Person, But The Feeling Of Shooting Someone With A Paintball Is Beyond Words"
- Olliver Lang

Born to play Paintball, forced to work.
- unknown

 

Rock Climbing Quotes

 

"Climb if you will, but remember that courage and strength are not without prudence, and that a momentary negligence may destroy the happiness of a lifetime. Know nothing in haste; look well to each step; and from the beginning think what may be the end."
- unknown

"It's not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves."
- Edmund Hillary

"Rock climbing gives you the kinesthetic pleasure of movement combined with the challenge of solving a three-dimensional puzzle on intriguing landforms."
- unknown

"If you can hit it on the way down, you can use it on the way up."
- unknown

"The best climber in the world is the one having the most fun!"
- Alex Lowe

“Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.”
- Barry Finlay

“You use your whole body like you did when you played as a kid. Grown-up amusements don’t allow for crawling and wriggling, getting good and muddy, and tearing the knees of your pants.”
- Nevada Barr

 

What are your favourite sport quotes?

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