Quotations that match 'athletes'.

I wish I had said 'some athletes here are competing unfairly.' It was my opinion, never an accusation. Bob Costas
[ Accusation Athletes Competing Had Here Never Opinion Said Some Unfairly Wish]
I always liked serve-and-volley players and big athletes. Richard Krajicek
[ Always Athletes Big Liked Players]
Some of today's athletes do not have that kind of pride. They left school at 16, have never had a job in their life and are getting Lottery funding, earning money as an athlete. Linford Christie
[ Athlete Athletes Earning Funding Getting Had Job Kind Left Life Lottery Money Never Pride School Some Their Today]
No one will burn out doing aerobic running. It is too much anaerobic running, which the American scholastic athletic system tends to put young athletes through, that burns them out. Arthur Lydiard
[ Aerobic American Athletes Athletic Burn Burns Doing Much Out Put Running Scholastic System Tends Them Through Too Which Will Young]
We do not use managers, we are the representatives of our athletes, and that is why I am deeply involved in athletics, I follow our athletes careers from start to finish, 100% all the way. Alberto Juantorena
[ Am Athletes Athletics Careers Deeply Finish Follow Involved Managers Our Representatives Start Use Way Why]
Without a doubt, professional boxers are the most exploited athletes in our Nation. Charles W. Pickering
[ Athletes Boxers Doubt Exploited Most Nation Our Professional Without]
The type of athletes we draft still need types of versatility on the defense side of the ball, run the offense. You should still be concerned on the offense side of the ball. Isiah Thomas
[ Athletes Ball Concerned Defense Draft Need Offense Run Should Side Still Type Types Versatility]
In this culture, where entertainers and athletes wield such power, it seems only right to me that they try to make their influence a good one. Pat Boone
[ Athletes Culture Entertainers Good Influence Make Only Power Right Seems Such Their Try Where Wield]
For centuries, New York has served as the gateway for millions of people from all over the world in search of the American dream. It only makes sense that it would now serve as a gateway for the world's greatest athletes. Hillary Clinton
[ American Athletes Centuries Dream Gateway Greatest Makes Millions New Now Only Over Search Sense Serve Served World Would York]
My guess is many top athletes, distance runners included, use performance-enhancing drugs, enough so that the problem must be tackled. Bill Rodgers
[ Athletes Distance Enough Guess Included Many Must Problem Runners Tackled Top Use]
I think there is a special bond between Carolina athletes. A lot of people seem to wear our gear because it is fashionable. They love the colors. It's Michael Jordan's school! Lorrie Fair
[ Athletes Because Between Bond Carolina Colors Fashionable Gear Jordan Lot Love Michael Our School Seem Special Think Wear]
Clean living is the cardinal principle in the lives of the world's greatest athletes, as the phenomenal performances of these outstanding characters will obviously show. Major Taylor
[ Athletes Cardinal Characters Clean Greatest Lives Living Obviously Outstanding Performances Phenomenal Principle Show These Will World]
Too many athletes don't have the ability to set a goal and then carefully go towards it. Bill Toomey
[ Ability Athletes Carefully Go Goal Many Set Then Too Towards]
Dance is certainly a sport, and they are phenomenal athletes, and they're also artists. Neve Campbell
[ Also Artists Athletes Certainly Dance Phenomenal Sport]
Reporters often forget that athletes are human beings. Willie Stargell
[ Athletes Beings Forget Human Often Reporters]
The only reason we make good role models is because you guys look up to athletes and we can influence you in positive ways. But the real role models should be your parents and teachers! Dante Hall
[ Athletes Because Good Guys Influence Look Make Models Only Parents Positive Real Reason Role Should Teachers Up Ways Your]
The night before I compete, I like to have steak. Meat is especially important for female athletes because it provides them with the nutrients they need to perform at their best. Sasha Cohen
[ Athletes Because Before Best Compete Especially Female Important Meat Need Night Nutrients Perform Provides Steak Their Them]
They thought that athletes that worked out with my system wouldn't be able to throw a ball because they'd be too muscle bound. Those are the misconceptions I had to go through for about 40 years. Jack LaLanne
[ Able Athletes Ball Because Bound Go Had Misconceptions Muscle Out System Those Thought Through Throw Too Worked Years]
I worry when athletes are simply used by their universities to produce revenue, to make money for them, nothing to show at the back end. I grew up with a lot of players who had very, very tough lives after the ball started bouncing for them. And that's why I'm going to continue to fight. Arnie Duncan
[ After Athletes Back Ball Bouncing Continue End Fight Going Grew Had Lives Lot Make Money Nothing Players Produce Revenue Show Simply Started Their Them Tough Universities Up Used Very Why Worry]
Athletes as role models and heroes is a hoax, a sick hoax. The men and women who are fighting in Iraq, they are the true heroes. Gale Sayers
[ Athletes Fighting Heroes Hoax Iraq Men Models Role Sick True Women]
Today, many fans are saddened and upset by the lack of integrity they see in professional boxing that has significantly weakened the sport - the most deplorable problem of which is the treatment of the sport's athletes. Charles W. Pickering
[ Athletes Boxing Deplorable Fans Integrity Lack Many Most Problem Professional Saddened See Significantly Sport Today Treatment Upset Weakened Which]
I am always fighting inside the Council to get the message across that at each competition venue, we should send somebody to inspect and to make sure the athletes will be looked after in a correct manner. Alberto Juantorena
[ Across After Always Am Athletes Competition Correct Council Each Fighting Get Inside Looked Make Manner Message Send Should Somebody Sure Venue Will]
We feel very honored to have been offered the responsibility to host this great event, Berlin is a wonderful city that is developing at a tremendous rate, and this decision means that we can now prepare to welcome the world's best athletes to a fascinating place. Otto Schily
[ Athletes Been Berlin Best City Decision Developing Event Fascinating Feel Great Honored Host Means Now Offered Place Prepare Rate Responsibility Tremendous Very Welcome Wonderful World]
I think exercise tests us in so many ways, our skills, our hearts, our ability to bounce back after setbacks. This is the inner beauty of sports and competition, and it can serve us all well as adult athletes. Peggy Fleming Fitness
[ Ability Adult After Athletes Back Beauty Bounce Competition Exercise Hearts Inner Many Our Serve Setbacks Skills Sports Tests Think Us Ways Well]
Having a home away from the media glare is important to world-class athletes. Mary Lou Retton
[ Athletes Away Glare Having Home Important Media World-Class]
Athletes know kids look up to them, and it's important for athletes to be responsible. Deion Sanders
[ Athletes Important Kids Know Look Responsible Them Up]
In general, I enjoy athletes who have a strong character who let their abilities speak for themselves. Eric Heiden
[ Abilities Athletes Character Enjoy General Speak Strong Their Themselves]
I do not think athletes should get a free pass. I don't think we should train our children and future athletes to believe that they are above the law and morality. Armstrong Williams
[ Above Athletes Believe Children Free Future Get Law Morality Our Pass Should Think Train]
Nutrition is also a valuable component that can help athletes both protect themselves and improve performance. Bill Toomey
[ Also Athletes Both Component Help Improve Nutrition Performance Protect Themselves Valuable]
The bottom line is that these athletes tend to be safer investments because they really value their marketing opportunities. They don't make as much money as during their active careers. Dick Butkus
[ Active Athletes Because Bottom Careers During Investments Line Make Marketing Money Much Opportunities Really Safer Tend Their These Value]
The London Games will be designed for the athletes and we will provide them with the very best venues and the very best conditions to pursue their sporting dreams in London. Sebastian Coe
[ Athletes Best Conditions Designed Dreams Games London Provide Pursue Sporting Their Them Venues Very Will]
To be candid with you, free agency hurts all sports. It's great for athletes making an enormous amount of money. But to say it helps the sports, I don't believe that. Jerry West
[ Agency Amount Athletes Believe Candid Enormous Free Great Helps Hurts Making Money Say Sports]
I know a lot of athletes and models are written off as just bodies. I never felt used for my body. Arnold Schwarzenegger
[ Athletes Bodies Body Felt Just Know Lot Models Never Off Used Written]
I long for the days when athletes were revered. I want to see the romance return to sports, to see people enjoy the game purely for the game and the players. Mike Piazza
[ Athletes Days Enjoy Game Long Players Purely Return Revered Romance See Sports Want Were]
This is America's Team and we are confident this outstanding group of athletes will make our country proud. Peter Ueberroth
[ America Athletes Confident Country Group Make Our Outstanding Proud Team Will]
Among the world elite there are a handful of athletes who are physically capable of winning it. Maurice Greene
[ Among Athletes Capable Elite Handful Physically Winning World]
I want to be like the athletes who seem stuck in time. When you see them at 50, you say they probably can still run like a champ. Tyra Banks
[ Athletes Champ Probably Run Say See Seem Still Stuck Them Time Want]
I've witnessed thousands of superior athletes try to becomes hitters and fail at it. Willie Stargell
[ Athletes Becomes Fail Hitters Superior Thousands Try Witnessed]
I don't think there are really enough meetings in Britain for our athletes to compete properly, and because of this a lot of the talent we have has been stunted. Linford Christie
[ Athletes Because Been Britain Compete Enough Lot Meetings Our Properly Really Stunted Talent Think]
Young people and Indian people need to know that we existed in the 20th Century. We need to know who our heroes are and to know what we have done and accomplished in this century other than what Olympic athletes Jim Thorpe and Billy Mills have done. Russell Means
[ Accomplished Athletes Billy Century Done Existed Heroes Indian Jim Know Mills Need Olympic Other Our Than Thorpe Young]
I think marriage and athletes is a bad combination. Dennis Rodman
[ Athletes Bad Combination Marriage Think]
It was the baseball fantasy of a lifetime - to be able to sit on the bench with all those professional athletes. I got to take my son along because I wasn't sure I would be able to play with them. Matthew Modine
[ Able Along Athletes Baseball Because Bench Fantasy Got Lifetime Play Professional Sit Son Sure Take Them Those Would]
Someone who wants to write should make an effort to write a little something every day. Writing in this sense is the same as athletes who practice a sport every day to keep their skills honed. Anita Desai
[ Athletes Day Effort Every Honed Keep Little Make Practice Same Sense Should Skills Someone Something Sport Their Wants Write Writing]
We have got to go out there and deliver, go on the streets and find athletes, improve facilities around the country and find coaches. We have got to go out there and search for a star. Linford Christie
[ Around Athletes Coaches Country Deliver Facilities Find Go Got Improve Out Search Star Streets]
So you had to rev your engines, to beat the Russians and I think more than anything, if the Soviet team would win, or the Soviet athletes would win, you would see and hear and read about that. Quite frequently. So they would make a big issue of it. Ralph Boston
[ Anything Athletes Beat Big Engines Frequently Had Hear Issue Make More Quite Read Russians See Soviet Team Than Think Win Would Your]
That is what great athletes can do: they give us a model of striving for human perfection. Armstrong Williams
[ Athletes Give Great Human Model Perfection Striving Us]
Universities exist to transmit knowledge and understanding of ideas and values to students not to provide entertainment for spectators or employment for athletes. Milton Friedman
[ Athletes Employment Entertainment Exist Ideas Knowledge Provide Spectators Students Transmit Understanding Universities Values]
In reality, we can prove that the incidents of drug, alcohol abuse and violence have dropped dramatically among professional athletes - but the problem is it would be impossible to convince than fans, because of what they read on the AP wire. Leigh Steinberg
[ Abuse Alcohol Among Athletes Because Convince Dramatically Dropped Fans Impossible Incidents Problem Professional Prove Read Reality Than Violence Wire Would]
Several professional athletes have wrongly taught many young Americans by example that the only way to succeed in sports is to take steroids. Jim Sensenbrenner
[ Americans Athletes Example Many Only Professional Several Sports Steroids Succeed Take Taught Way Wrongly Young]
We typically don't choose our athletes until about a month prior to the Games because anything can happen. Shannon Miller
[ Anything Athletes Because Choose Games Happen Month Our Prior Typically Until]
They see themselves as athletes and only athletes. John Murray
[ Athletes Only See Themselves]
I love watching a good horse do what he's bred to do - I guess that's what I like the most about it. And I love to see good athletes do what they're bred to do. Wilford Brimley
[ Athletes Bred Good Guess Horse Love Most See Watching]
A White House dinner is the American family assembled, from labor leaders to billionaires, actors, architects, academicians and athletes. Hugh Sidey
[ Actors American Architects Assembled Athletes Billionaires Dinner Family House Labor Leaders White]
Cyclists, I work with a number of cyclists. They are great athletes; they are great aerobic athletes. If you ask them to hit a baseball or golf ball, they can't do that. Eric Heiden
[ Aerobic Ask Athletes Ball Baseball Cyclists Golf Great Hit Number Them Work]
I think the athletes respond well to me because I have been successful. Linford Christie
[ Athletes Because Been Respond Successful Think Well]
For athletes, the Olympics are the ultimate test of their worth. Mary Lou Retton
[ Athletes Olympics Test Their Ultimate Worth]
I am thrilled yet overwhelmed. There are so many great women athletes, some incredible performances. Nancy Greene
[ Am Athletes Great Incredible Many Overwhelmed Performances Some Thrilled Women Yet]
When we reach the point where the women athletes are getting their pick of dates just as easily as the men athletes, then we've really and truly arrived. Parity at last! Billie Jean King
[ Arrived Athletes Dates Easily Getting Just Last Men Parity Pick Point Reach Really Their Then Truly Where Women]
Everything about the Olympics was first class, and women were treated as athletes and equals. Elizabeth Robinson Schwartz
[ Athletes Class Equals Everything First Olympics Treated Were Women]
American professional athletes are bilingual; they speak English and profanity. Gordie Howe
[ American Athletes Bilingual English Profanity Professional Speak]
Entertainers, athletes, and stars started giving me support. Ryan White
[ Athletes Entertainers Giving Stars Started Support]
I mean, the greatest athletes in the world are African-American. Larry Bird
[ African-American Athletes Greatest Mean World]
Training of female athletes is so new that the limits of female possibility are still unknown. Katherine Dunn
[ Athletes Female Limits New Possibility Still Training Unknown]
The street to obscurity is paved with athletes who can perform great feats before friendly crowds. George Allen, Sr.
[ Athletes Before Crowds Feats Friendly Great Obscurity Paved Perform Street]
In the seventies we had to make it acceptable for people to accept girls and women as athletes. We had to make it okay for them to be active. Those were much scarier times for females in sports. Billie Jean King
[ Accept Acceptable Active Athletes Females Girls Had Make Much Okay Scarier Seventies Sports Them Those Times Were Women]
I want to express my deepest apology to the athletes, the people of Salt Lake City in Utah and the millions of citizens worldwide who love and respect the games. Juan Antonio Samaranch
[ Apology Athletes Citizens City Deepest Express Games Lake Love Millions Respect Salt Utah Want Worldwide]
That's one of the reasons I moved to Florida. Of course, the main reason is the weather and the training. But there's more jealousy in Switzerland because it's so little and they don't have so many athletes. Martina Hingis
[ Athletes Because Course Florida Jealousy Little Main Many More Moved Reason Reasons Switzerland Training Weather]
Since I achieved something, running has exploded in my country. For me sometimes it is difficult even to know who the athletes are who are competing at the highest level. There are thousands. Haile Gebrselassie
[ Achieved Athletes Competing Country Difficult Even Exploded Highest Know Level Running Since Something Sometimes Thousands]
If we carry on filling up the calendar, we keep on pushing the athlete, we shorten the athletes longevity. The risk is to shorten a career that could have lasted 10 years because the athlete is burnt out. Alberto Juantorena
[ Athlete Athletes Because Burnt Calendar Career Carry Could Filling Keep Lasted Longevity Out Pushing Risk Shorten Up Years]
That's the hard part about sport: as men we haven't started to be in our prime, but as athletes we are old people. I needed support. I lost trust and did stupid things. Boris Becker
[ Athletes Did Hard Haven Lost Men Needed Old Our Part Prime Sport Started Stupid Support Things Trust]
I firmly believe that all human beings have access to extraordinary energies and powers. Judging from accounts of mystical experience, heightened creativity, or exceptional performance by athletes and artists, we harbor a greater life than we know. Jean Houston
[ Access Accounts Artists Athletes Beings Believe Creativity Energies Exceptional Experience Extraordinary Firmly Greater Harbor Heightened Human Judging Know Life Mystical Performance Powers Than]
My concentration level blocks out everything. Concentration is why some athletes are better than others. You develop that concentration in training and concentrate in a meet. Edwin Moses
[ Athletes Better Blocks Concentrate Concentration Develop Everything Level Meet Others Out Some Than Training Why]
The contracts are structured different than athletes in America, but for me, it was good to move on and go back to playing in the premiere league, which is the best league. It was disappointing, as far as the team goes, but for me, there wasn't much I could do. Claudio Reyna
[ America Athletes Back Best Contracts Could Different Disappointing Far Go Goes Good League Move Much Playing Premiere Structured Team Than Which]
I have spoken with many former athletes, and they tell me the best time they had was in sports. I listen to them and use their experience in my career. Sergei Bubka
[ Athletes Best Career Experience Former Had Listen Many Spoken Sports Tell Their Them Time Use]
There's that initial reticence for some athletes to take you seriously. Lisa Guerrero
[ Athletes Initial Reticence Seriously Some Take]
Cameron was able to get an inside look at professional football from the standpoint of athletes and agents and general managers that few people have ever seen. Leigh Steinberg
[ Able Agents Athletes Cameron Ever Few Football General Get Inside Look Managers Professional Seen Standpoint]
I had a great interest in sports. I had three older brothers who were great athletes. I was not. George J. Mitchell
[ Athletes Brothers Great Had Interest Older Sports Three Were]
Getting to know athletes from all over the planet is a big part of the Olympic experience. Mary Lou Retton
[ Athletes Big Experience Getting Know Olympic Over Part Planet]
Too many athletes do not admit their weaknesses. Bill Toomey
[ Admit Athletes Many Their Too Weaknesses]
As athletes, we're used to reacting quickly. Here, it's 'come, stop, come, stop.' There's a lot of downtime. That's the toughest part of the day. Michael Jordan Sports
[ Athletes Come Day Downtime Here Lot Part Quickly Reacting Stop Toughest Used]
These days the temptation to use steroids in sports has become too great for many young athletes. Jim Sensenbrenner
[ Athletes Become Days Great Many Sports Steroids Temptation These Too Use Young]
Everywhere you look these days you see Carolina athletes. Lorrie Fair
[ Athletes Carolina Days Everywhere Look See These]
It strikes me that these days, clubs don't even want players who can truly play any more; they just want athletes, quick guys who don't have a football brain, can just run and run; some of them, Jesus. I can never imagine acting like that. Robbie Fowler
[ Acting Any Athletes Brain Clubs Days Even Football Guys Imagine Jesus Just More Never Play Players Quick Run Some Strikes Them These Truly Want]
I have read many studies out of the Karolinska Institute in Sweden and they demonstrated that Vitamin E, Co-Q-10, and Fish Oil could protect the immune system of athletes and prevent disease. Bill Toomey
[ Athletes Could Demonstrated Disease Fish Immune Institute Many Oil Out Prevent Protect Read Studies Sweden System]
But as much as I am personally proud for winning five championships, I'm equally proud just being part of a women's division that has gotten so much better with all these great athletes here. Trish Stratus
[ Am Athletes Being Better Championships Division Equally Five Gotten Great Here Just Much Part Personally Proud These Winning Women]
It is essential that we put an end to steroid abuse and set a better example for aspiring young athletes to follow, so that some day, when they make it in the All Star Game, it will be because of their own natural talents, and not because of a performance enhancing product. Jim Sensenbrenner
[ Abuse Aspiring Athletes Because Better Day End Enhancing Essential Example Follow Game Make Natural Own Performance Product Put Set Some Star Steroid Talents Their Will Young]
Many athletes competing in Atlanta wouldn't be here if it weren't for corporate support. Mary Lou Retton
[ Athletes Atlanta Competing Corporate Here Many Support Weren]
I was so afraid that the athletes wouldn't talk to me because I'm a woman. Lisa Guerrero
[ Afraid Athletes Because Talk Woman]
Athletes who take to the classroom naturally or are encouraged to focus on grades should be able to do well in the classroom. I believe the reason you go to college is to get your degree. It's not a minor league or an audition for the pros. Rebecca Lobo
[ Able Athletes Audition Believe Classroom College Degree Encouraged Focus Get Go Grades League Minor Naturally Pros Reason Should Take Well Your]
I have got better things to do in working with my athletes who I feel are going to be involved in 2012. Linford Christie
[ Athletes Better Feel Going Got Involved Things Working]
I have a hard time believing athletes are overpriced. If an owner is losing money, give it up. It's a business. I have trouble figuring out why owners would stay in if they're losing money. Reggie Jackson
[ Athletes Believing Business Figuring Give Hard Losing Money Out Owner Owners Stay Time Trouble Up Why Would]
I feel sorry sometimes for these sportsmen and women who put in just as much effort as the footballers. For example, athletes train at least as hard as footballers but have to be happy if they can earn enough to finance a decent education. Angela Merkel
[ Athletes Decent Earn Education Effort Enough Example Feel Finance Footballers Happy Hard Just Least Much Put Sometimes Sorry Sportsmen These Train Women]
We want to make sure our athletes have a future once their athletics careers are over. Alberto Juantorena
[ Athletes Athletics Careers Future Make Once Our Over Sure Their Want]
Food fighters in Japan think of themselves as athletes. They have a higher recognition of the game and are constantly thinking about records. I probably won't continue for long because it puts pressure on the body. But I am at the age where I can perform my best. Takeru Kobayashi
[ Age Am Athletes Because Best Body Constantly Continue Fighters Food Game Higher Japan Long Perform Pressure Probably Puts Recognition Records Themselves Think Thinking Where Won]
Sports is a metaphor for overcoming obstacles and achieving against great odds. Athletes, in times of difficulty, can be important role models. Bill Bradley
[ Achieving Against Athletes Difficulty Great Important Metaphor Models Obstacles Odds Overcoming Role Sports Times]
One of the perks of being an actor is to get to meet athletes that you respect. Especially who played before my time. Brooks Robinson is one of those athletes; they just don't make them any nicer. Josh Charles
[ Actor Any Athletes Before Being Brooks Especially Get Just Make Meet Nicer Perks Played Respect Robinson Them Those Time]