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1. "In the field of sports you are more or less accepted for what you do rather than what you are."
Author: Althea Gibson
2. "An accident you're in? It marks you on the outside, maybe. Scars your face or your skin-breaks bones,crushes skulls,leaves the body changed.An accident witnessed? You're different on the inside. Maybe there's no cut someone else can see, bu there're always injuries on the inside.Those take a long time to heal."
Author: Carol Lynch Williams
3. "He had been haunted his whole life by a mildcase of claustrophobia—the vestige of a childhood incident he had never quite overcome.Langdon's aversion to closed spaces was by no means debilitating, but it had always frustrated him.It manifested itself in subtle ways. He avoided enclosed sports like racquetball or squash, and he hadgladly paid a small fortune for his airy, high-ceilinged Victorian home even though economical facultyhousing was readily available. Langdon had often suspected his attraction to the art world as a youngboy sprang from his love of museums' wide open spaces."
Author: Dan Brown
4. "I'm persuaded that sports is the one place where the rules are pretty well set out, where fans are equal. And if you got game or you're a good official, you make it here, whether you're white or you're black."
Author: David Stern
5. "All of my free time is made up of motor sports endeavors, be them motorcycles or off-road racing or track days. I just love anything with an engine. That is one of my main loves. Obviously, my other well-known love is Kristen Bell."
Author: Dax Shepard
6. "I am clumsy, a late and nervous driver, and despise all sports except a little gentle dancing or yoga."
Author: Emma Donoghue
7. "I've played shows with injuries before but unfortunately cannot overcome having no voice."
Author: Eric Church
8. "Squirrelflight rested her tail on his shoulder, urging him to lie still until his injuries could be treated. Brambleclaw led Stormfur and Brook up to Firestar.The Clan leader's eyes stretched wide in surprise. "Stormfur...and Brook! What are you doing here?""There'll be time to explain later," Stormfur meowed. "For now, Firestar, put us to work."
Author: Erin Hunter
9. "But I was very much into sports when I was a child."
Author: Eva Herzigova
10. "I couldn't find the sports car of my dreams, so I built it myself."
Author: Ferdinand Porsche
11. "I do not like postmodernism, postapocalyptic settings, postmortem narrators, or magic realism. I rarely respond to supposedly clever formal devices, multiple fonts, pictures where they shouldn't be—basically gimmicks of any kind. I find literary fiction about the Holocaust or any other major world tragedy to be distasteful. I do not like genre mash-ups a la the literary detective novel or the literary fantasy. Literary should be literary, and genre should be genre, and crossbreeding rarely results in anything satisfying. I do not like children's books, especially ones with orphans, and I prefer not to clutter my shelves with young adult. I do not like anything over four hundred pages or under one hundred fifty pages. I am repulsed by ghostwritten novels by reality television stars, celebrity picture books, sports memoirs, movie tie-in editions, novelty items, and -- I imagine this goes without saying -- vampires."
Author: Gabrielle Zevin
12. "The contrast between the familiar and the exceptional was everywhere around me. A bullock cart was drawn up beside a modern sports car at a traffic signal. A man squatted to relieve himself behind the discreet shelter of a satellite dish. An electric forklift truck was being used to unload goods from an ancient wooden cart with wooden wheels. The impression was of a plodding indefatigable and distant past that had crashed intact through barriers of time into its own future. I liked it."
Author: Gregory David Roberts
13. "Growing up in Huntington Beach, you were either a traditional sports athlete, a skateboarder, or a surfer. I got my first skateboard when I was five and skated off and on over the years, did a little BMX racing as a kid, and then in my freshman or sophomore year I started getting a little bit more into skateboarding."
Author: Jason Lee
14. "I don't follow sports that much now, but I was a Phoenix Suns fanatic in the early '90s."
Author: Jesse Eisenberg
15. "These days the temptation to use steroids in sports has become too great for many young athletes."
Author: Jim Sensenbrenner
16. "Yeah, I think it motivates you as people start to count you out. It doesn't make you play any harder, because every time you go out on the field you give 110 percent, but it does give you more of an edge mentally, knowing that you were in the same situation, because in sports you always find yourself behind."
Author: Joe Montana
17. "Broadway shows in New York draw two times the attendance of all New York sports teams put together."
Author: John Lahr
18. "The sports apparel industry was dominated by the big shoe companies. But there was a void in apparel and I decided to fill it."
Author: Kevin Plank
19. "I love overcoming challenges and fear."
Author: Laura Wilkinson
20. "Before Huey was 5, I could take him to work with me. Now, though, he has sports and lessons and friends, and it's not fair to remove him from his whole life."
Author: Marg Helgenberger
21. "We've seen the kind of social impact a professional sports team has on a city. A team brings high-profile role models into your community who are healthy and they're great images for the city to gravitate toward, especially for kids."
Author: Mick Cornett
22. "The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it."
Author: Moliere
23. "As a kid I was fascinated with sports, and I loved sports more than anything else. The first books I read were about sports, like books about Baseball Joe, as one baseball hero was called."
Author: Robert Jay Lifton
24. "I want to see more sports in schools."
Author: Saina Nehwal
25. "If you can reach down deep inside and grab on to the hope and courage we all have installed in us to move forward down the roads of life...it will help you grow stronger each day overcoming all despair."
Author: Timothy Pina
26. "And I watch 'Saturday Night Live' religiously, I have since I was a little boy. I watch it basically like one of my favorite sports teams."
Author: Ty Burrell
27. "The power of a sports team in a community it's almost indescribable."
Author: Wendell Pierce

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When you are younger, you are running on that pure naive adrenalin, you don't have any real responsibility aside from making sure you get there and play. And there's usually someone there to help you do that!"
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