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1. "B.C. sat back in his chair. "Whatever America needs, the world will supply. Cocaine? Colombia steps to the plate. Shortage of farmworkers, corn detasselers? Thank God for Mexico. Baseball players? Viva Dominicana. Need more interns? India, Philippines zindabad"
Author: Abraham Verghese
2. "Every NBA player, every athlete, I think once you get to this level in life, whether you have kids or you're about to have kids, understands that this is so much bigger than this sport."
Author: Allan Houston
3. "I've got to make some decisions just like any other player that has ever played this game, that eventually the clock stops, their basketball clock stops."
Author: Alonzo Mourning
4. "I like to watch soccer, no matter what teams or players are in the field."
Author: Andres Iniesta
5. "The first few weeks football players look at you like you are speaking a foreign language. My job is to get them to trust me, trust the system. I ask them to run in a way that makes no sense to them."
Author: Ato Boldon
6. "I was planning to be a baseball player until I ran into something called a curveball. And that set me back."
Author: Ben Chandler
7. "Jeff is the annoying kind of Scrabble player who plays a lot of obscure two-letter words that shouldn't count but for whatever reason are considered legitimate. My father is the annoying kind of Scrabble player who takes hours with his turn and then plays deliberately misspelled words that no one has the heart to call him out on. I am the perfect Scrabble player, both serious and considerate. Obviously I lost by a lot."
Author: Bennett Madison
8. "Bill Russell was my favorite player of all-time."
Author: Bill Walton
9. "The reason I like the game chess is because each move has countless repercussions, but you're in charge of them. And it's your ability to see into the future and the effects of the decisions you've made that males you either a good or not a good chess player. It's not luck."
Author: Bono
10. "As a note, I never once refer to 'Train' as a game in the rules, and I also never refer to the participants as players."
Author: Brenda Brathwaite
11. "I'd rather be a good person off the field than a good baseball player on the field."
Author: Bryce Harper
12. "Not having the online game has made it more difficult. There are a lot of young and upcoming players in poker. But you don't get to see them because TV has sort of been taken away."
Author: Chris Moneymaker
13. "After I made it to the NBA, I said that I didn't want to be the last player from Africa. After my rookie year, I went to the league and talked about this, and they embraced my idea and started conducting basketball clinics in Africa, and that's when I knew I wouldn't be the last African."
Author: Dikembe Mutombo
14. "All ballplayers want to wind up their careers with the Cubs, Giants or Yankees. They just can't help it."
Author: Dizzy Dean
15. "I think what coaching is all about, is taking players and analyzing there ability, put them in a position where they can excel within the framework of the team winning. And I hope that I've done that in my 33 years as a head coach."
Author: Don Shula
16. "Money is only useful when you get rid of it. It is like the odd card in 'Old Maid'; the player who is finally left with it has lost."
Author: Evelyn Waugh
17. "Honestly, Flav is not much of a video game player these days. BUT, I used to spend hours on Time Crisis. I beat all levels, man."
Author: Flavor Flav
18. "All the really good players I know, they all knew right from wrong. So many of them don't learn that at home nowadays."
Author: Gordon Strachan
19. "I'm not much of a chess player, but there is an aspect of the game that I find fascinating. After a while, you can almost see lines of force between the pieces. Areas of danger where it is physically impossible to move pieces into. Clouds of possibility, forbidden zones."
Author: Hannu Rajaniemi
20. "People said that video games were bad because they made you numb to death, made you register entrails splattering across a screen as a sign of success. In that moment, Val thought that the real problem with games was that the player was suppossed to try everything. If there was a cave, you went in it. If there was a mysterious stranger, you talked to him. If there was a map, you followed it. But in games, you had a hundred million billion lives and Val only had this one."
Author: Holly Black
21. "Choose a life. Choose a job. Choose a career. Choose a family. Choose a fucking big television. Choose washing machines, cars, compact disc players and electrical tin openers... Choose DSY and wondering who the fuck you are on a Sunday morning. Choose sitting on that couch watching mind-numbing, spirit crushing game shows, stucking junk food into your mouth. Choose rotting away in the end of it all, pishing your last in a miserable home, nothing more than an embarrassment to the selfish, fucked up brats you spawned to replace yourself, choose your future. Choose life... But why would I want to do a thing like that?"
Author: Irvine Welsh
22. "The greatest players use anger as fuel. Michael Jordan played every night with something like road rage."
Author: J. R. Moehringer
23. "Being named as a finalist for the USA Basketball National Team is an unbelievable feeling and an opportunity that is truly humbling. It is an honor to be included with such talented players and I look forward to the chance to represent my country this summer."
Author: James Harden
24. "Canadians send us great hockey players. You also send us wonderful performers, from the beginning, with Mary Pickford."
Author: Jamie Farr
25. "But the citizens of Cincinnati loved their Reds because they won, no matter what their addresses had been the year before. They rooted for the Old-English 'C' on the players' shirts."
Author: John Thorn
26. "A coach's primary function should be not to make better players, but to make better people."
Author: John Wooden
27. "I think whenever anyone asked me why I wanted to be a hockey player, that's where it all started, watching the Winnipeg Jets play as a young kid."
Author: Jonathan Toews
28. "The challenge is not to find a top player who has used steroids. The challenge is to find a top player who hasn't."
Author: José Canseco
29. "Those days were very tough. All my teammates are white, and it was a different time. I couldn't go out to eat with the white players; I had to wait until someone brought something out to the bus. We couldn't stay in the same hotels."
Author: Juan Marichal
30. "Kara Braxton, she's a great player, so I think they can go far this year."
Author: Kelly Miller
31. "No band is special, no player royalty."
Author: Krist Novoselic
32. "I was two and a half and my folks would put it on the record player and I would run around the house screaming, but I haven't been that hip since."
Author: Leo Kottke
33. "Everybody I talked to - from my friends to my family and some of the players - really gave me a lot of support from the start. And that certainly made me feel good about trying to come back and be one of the best again."
Author: Mario Lemieux
34. "I'm kind of a one-note at a time, one finger keyboard player."
Author: Matt Sharp
35. "It's amazing the things you hear from your players talking to them one on one. I never embarrassed a player, I spoke with him alone."
Author: Morgan Wootten
36. "Our players are mad, but it's good mad."
Author: Nancy Lopez
37. "I don't blame David Stern because a player gets on the court and he doesn't put out competitively. No one can make you play if you don't want to play."
Author: Oscar Robertson
38. "Winning a ring is everybody's goal, whether you're a player or a coach."
Author: Patrick Ewing
39. "Avoid the crowd. Do your own thinking independently. Be the chess player, not the chess piece."
Author: Ralph Charell
40. "What I say about actors is you always want to find an actor you can play ball with. You throw the ball at them and you want them to throw it back. Your ball playing is a lot better when you play with good ballplayers, like any sport. Every actor I know feels the same way."
Author: Robert Knepper
41. "I have to make a lot of decisions that aren't in the best interests of individuals, whether they be owners, club executives, players."
Author: Roger Goodell
42. "Cameroon is stronger because it's a country of conquerors, of winners. Cameroon's players aren't necessarily very technical, but that when they play, they play to win."
Author: Roger Milla
43. "To be honest, I'm one of the least-technical guitar players around. I just want a guitar to feel good and sound good. That's it, period."
Author: Scott Ian
44. "My goal as a puzzle designer is to create a meaningful experience for the player, not just 'I solved it.'"
Author: Scott Kim
45. "Well, the responsibility for maintaining a reliable transmission grid is one that's shared by an awful lot of players who have a role in the grid: Companies that either generate and transmit energy or just play the role of being the transmission systems or monitoring them."
Author: Spencer Abraham
46. "Independent thinking alone is not suited to interdependent reality. Independent people who do not have the maturity to think and act interdependently may be good individual producers, but they won't be good leaders or team players. They're not coming from the paradigm of interdependence necessary to succeed in marriage, family, or organizational reality."
Author: Stephen R. Covey
47. "I don't know concretely if it's due to superstition, but any time a new rule is implemented into the NBA or a new piece of equipment or a new technology, there is always a transition and adjustment period by players and coaches and anyone involved with the game."
Author: Stu Jackson
48. "I've figured out what to do with my hands... onstage. I'm a percussion player, so I grab a tambourine as much as I can."
Author: Taylor Hanson
49. "The time when there is no one there to feel sorry for you or to cheer for you is when a player is made."
Author: Tim Duncan
50. "On the surface, there is something peculiar about turning a portion of one's happiness over to a collection of ballplayers, and perhaps more peculiar still is concerning oneself about ball games played decades before one's birth."
Author: Tom Swift

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