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1. "I dream of a true husband—a good man, not a brute, nor a champion of men on the battlefield; I dream but of a gentle man, one who neither speaks too loud nor ignores evil. I pray for such a like-minded mate, who will be ever for me like harmony to music, virtue to the soul, prosperity to the state, and forethought to the universe."
Author: A.A. Attanasio
2. "I think a good MP is someone who cares for their community and becomes their champion, which is why I will make my home in any seat I am lucky enough to be selected for. Looks play no part in the equation, what matters is your ideas and connecting them to the electorate."
Author: Adam Rickitt
3. "I feel sympathy for the working class lad. I've always championed about ticket prices and try to equate that to people's salaries."
Author: Alex Ferguson
4. "Champions all get kicked when they're down."
Author: Apolo Ohno
5. "I don't champion the idea of being in a Hollywood movie. I never had fun in one of them."
Author: Armand Assante
6. "Those are big collisions, Hally. They make for a lot of bruises. People get hurt in all that bumping, and we're sick and tired of it now. It's been going on for too long. Are we never going to get it right?...Learn to dance life like champions instead of always being just a bunch of beginners at it?"
Author: Athol Fugard
7. "Like many others who have gone into prisons and jails with us, Chuck and Carol Middlekauff demonstrate what our ministry is all about. We train Christian ‘teammates' to share the good news and love of Christ with ‘the least of these' so they can continue to do it with others they encounter as they go along. In this book, Carol has written the stories of some of those encounters so you can appreciate how easy it is to tell people about Jesus. It happens when you realize God does all the work, and all you have to do is show up. I hope you will be encouraged by reading the book and then join us soon for a Weekend of Champions to find out for yourself."Bill Glass, retired NFL all-pro defensive end, evangelist, founder of Bill Glass Champions for Life prison ministries, and author of numerous books, including The Healing Power of a Father's Blessing and Blitzed by Blessings"
Author: Bill Glass
8. "You don't win championships by just being normal, by just being average."
Author: Bill Walton
9. "A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning."
Author: Billie Jean King
10. "In a WWII radio talk, Lewis champions the well-established idea that actions lead emotions. Although he is making the point with respect to love, he illustrates with the opposite. The Germans hated the Jews, then acted on that. Because they did, their loathing was intensified by their own actions."
Author: C.S. Lewis
11. "I've been in the league 12 years. To sit on the bench and complain about the way things were, that doesn't get anything done. I don't know. I'm playing for a championship and trying to make the playoffs. My effort has never changed."
Author: Chris Webber
12. "I want you cool and regal, earthy and impertinent, spoiling for a fight and abashed at your own temper. I want you flushed with exertion and rosy with sleep. I want you teasing and provocative, somber and thoughtful. I want every emotion, every mood, every year in a lifetime to come. I want you beside me, to encourage and argue with me, to help me and let me help you. I want to be your champion and lover, your mentor and student."
Author: Connie Brockway
13. "I was a world champion on the trampoline at an international level, and gymnastics competitor."
Author: Dan Millman
14. "The Fed should make a clear commitment to stable money to reduce the swings in interest rates and inflation. Instead, it champions and flaunts unstable money. This encourages momentum trading and the growth of derivatives. Meanwhile, layers of financial regulation make Washington bigger and more powerful but don't fix the underlying problems."
Author: David Malpass
15. "It will be a hard game if you think about winning a championship. We need to think about our own game at the moment and focus on getting good results especially over the Christmas period."
Author: Dennis Bergkamp
16. "Sugar Ray Robinson was at the top of the boxing world during the 1950's when it seemed that he would either win or lose the championship about every three or four months."
Author: Dick Schaap
17. "A true champion will fight through anything."
Author: Floyd Mayweather Jr.
18. "I'm trying to champion the naturalist's worldview and show it's not as heathen as most religious people would make it out to be."
Author: Greg Graffin
19. "To believe in a child is to believe in the future. Through their aspirations they will save the world. With their combined knowledge the turbulent seas of hate and injustice will be calmed. They will champion the causes of life's underdogs, forging a society without class discrimination. They will supply humanity with music and beauty as it has never known. They will endure. Towards these ends I pledge my life's work. I will supply the children with tools and knowledge to overcome the obstacles. I will pass on the wisdom of my years and temper it with patience. I shall impact in each child the desire to fulfill his or her dream. I shall teach."
Author: Henry James
20. "They're off, and the big excitement this match is the Firebolt that Harry Potter is flying for Gryffindor. According to Which Broomstick, the Firebolt's going to be the broom of choice for the national teams at this year's World Championship —" "Jordan, would you mind telling us what's going on in the match?" interrupted Professor McGonagall's voice. "Right you are, Professor — just giving a bit of background information — the Firebolt, incidentally, has a built-in auto-brake and —" "Jordan!" "Okay, okay, Gryffindor in possession, Katie Bell of Gryffindor heading for goal …"
Author: J.K. Rowling
21. "Palindrome as well. My sister's name is Hannah. Father liked word games. He was fourteen times World Scrabble Champion. When he died, we buried him at Queenzieburn to make use of the triple word score."
Author: Jasper Fforde
22. "[you'll acquire] A certain amount of cynicism. This business works on you. When you were in law school you had some noble idea what a lawyer should be. A champion of individual rights; a defender of the Constitution; a guardian of the oppressed; an advocate for your client's principles. Then after you practice for six months you realize you were nothing but hired guns. Mouthpieces for sale to the highest bidder, available to anybody, any crook, any sleazebag with enough money to pay your outrageous fees. Nothing shocks you. It's supposed to be an honorable profession, but you'll meet so many crooked lawyers you'll want to quit and find an honest job. Yeah Mitch, you'll get cynical. And it's sad, really."
Author: John Grisham
23. "The only thing 'championship' about Wimbledon is its prestige."
Author: John McEnroe
24. "But as a Christian, let me say Merry Christmas on a national holiday called Christmas and you'd think Satan incarnate himself just showed up. I'm sorry that is a bad example because if Satan did show up, he would get more respect than Christians, Jews, Tea Partiers, patriots and conservatives. Thus all the forenamed groups, and any like them, must stand and fight for their equal rights that are disappearing faster than San Antonio fans after game seven of the NBA championship in Miami."
Author: Ken Hutcherson
25. "The Bronx is famous for two things. Hip-hop, and 26 world championships."
Author: Kurtis Blow
26. "Being happy is very important. We won our second championship last season and we have our entire team coming back to try and defend our title again. I'm very proud of that."
Author: Larry Dixon
27. "The championship always goes to the team that wins the most rounds and is the most prepared. I think everybody on our team works hard towards keeping that goal. Time will tell if we're prepared or not."
Author: Larry Dixon
28. "You don't have to find out what someone's mechanical abilities are. All those factors are already a known commodity. I've seen teams win championships and have their entire team quit the next day because they weren't happy."
Author: Larry Dixon
29. "They will sustain the constitution and laws and institutions of the United States, and be the champions of liberty and of that constitution when its integrity shall be threatened."
Author: Lorenzo Snow
30. "Was it a strain so heavy that L's back curved under all its weight? Was it an agony so terrible as to leave the indelible dark circles around his eyes? Was it a feeling so bitter that every bite he took needed to be coated in sugar? The chronically rounded shoulders, the inevitable dark circles, the eccentric tastes--L suppressed the pain of being a champion of justice, but the evidence of the pain was molded into his very body."
Author: M
31. "The 1984 European Championships were held in France and that was something important. I felt on form then, even though I was practically always injured at all the World Cups. It's a great memory. But in any case, the past is past."
Author: Michel Patini
32. "As an Olympic champion gymnast, I have always stayed involved in my sport."
Author: Nadia Comaneci
33. "For me it was a normality having a father who was a world champion. I grew up with that, so it was never extra pressure. And I've never felt the need to emerge from his shadow."
Author: Nico Rosberg
34. "What motivated me to dedicate myself to public service for nearly two-thirds of my life was the chance to produce results for those people who entrusted me to be their voice and their champion."
Author: Olympia Snowe
35. "You can recreate your world, do not give up until people call you a champion."
Author: Osunsakin Adewale
36. "Men can have an obvious display of heroics or strength or accomplishment, but it is the unsung women throughout all ages of humankind who have endured with superlative strength, beauty and love, often with secret suffering, that deserve absolute respect and acknowlegement. They are the true heroes of humanity. They are the champions who have birthed and nurtured us, who have held us together at the most integral level, when men seemed intent only on tearing apart the fabric of life for irrelevant ideals."
Author: Red Haircrow
37. "Personally, I rather look forward to a computer program winning the world chess championship. Humanity needs a lesson in humility."
Author: Richard Dawkins
38. "To all my librarian friends, champions of books, true magicians in the House of Life. Without you, this writer would be lost in the Dust."
Author: Rick Riordan
39. "What could be better than walking down any street in any city and knowing you're the heavyweight champion of the world?"
Author: Rocky Marciano
40. "On est forcé d'être des enfants toute sa vie. C'est pour ça que ceux qui veulent devenir des hommes sont malheureux. Vous voulez chanter l'opéra? On rit de vous. Vous voulez vous conduire en monsieur avec les femmes? Elles vous traitent de tapette si vous n'êtes pas champion avec des muscles gros comme ça. Vous voulez avoir une bonne position dans un bureau? La compétence, c'est toujours les autres qui l'ont."
Author: Roger Lemelin
41. "I'm proud of my triumphs. I've dreamed of being world champion, I've had some difficult times and they've made me value the good times."
Author: Sete Gibernau
42. "Every time a champion makes a decision they have a chance to learn something new, regardless of the outcome."
Author: Steve Backley
43. "Athletes who are able to stay completely focused in pursuit of their dreams are the ones that are most likely to become champions."
Author: Steve Backley
44. "That was the fight. I knew that I had done something that no man had been able to do to a champion."
Author: Thomas Hearns
45. "I was an All-American in wrestling in high school, was National Champion in Chinese kickboxing in 1999 and have spent a lot of time around professional athletes, which includes my eight-plus years as CEO of a sports nutrition company."
Author: Tim Ferriss
46. "You don't even have to win a championship every year to draw the fans. You just have to show you're really trying."
Author: Tom Hicks
47. "October 1976 was the penultimate performance of Bench's Hall of Fame career. All the early success and awards and accolades thrown in his direction had prepared him for this moment—when the Big Red Machine became a dynasty by defending it's World Championship from the season before."
Author: Tucker Elliot
48. "To win the Championship in the first year will be hard. We need time to become competitive and win races."
Author: Valentino Rossi
49. "I went to state in track, won the girls' city championship, and did well in volleyball. I was a varsity cheerleader. So you know, shoot, I've got a couple of letters and things! Last I counted, I think there were eight in my mama's house."
Author: Vivica A. Fox
50. "They studied Zoorlandian customs and laws. The region was rocky and windy, and the wind was recognized as a positive force since by championing equality in not tolerating towers and tall trees, it only subserved the public aspirations of atmospheric strata that kept diligent watch over the uniformity of the temperature."
Author: Vladimir Nabokov

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