— Ashleigh Brilliant American author and cartoonist 1933
„My coaches and teammates really trusted me and gave me a chance to improve. They would come to me after a game I didn't score and say, 'Hey, don't worry about it. Next game you'll score.' The guys were great. It's an unbelievable team. It feels like home for me.“
The Canadian Press (June 23, 2006) "Ovechkin captures Calder Trophy; Russian sniper picked over Cole Harbour's Crosby", The Chronicle Herald, p. C4.
„I jus' try to sacrifice myself, so I get runner to third. If I do, I feel good. But I get heet and Willie scores, and I feel better than good. […] What makes me feel most good is that the skipper let me play the whole game. I think maybe he take me out after a few innings for Aaron but no, he pay me big compliment. I stay in game and that gave me confidence. I think I don't let him down, no?“
— Roberto Clemente Puerto Rican baseball player 1934 - 1972
As quoted in "'All-Star Clemente Wins MVP Award" https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=GwBbAAAAIBAJ&sjid=H04NAAAAIBAJ&pg=2384%2C288081 by Joe Reichler (AP), in The Michigan Daily (Wednesday, July 12, 1961), p. 4
Baseball-related, <big><big>1960s</big></big>, <big>1961</big>
„I'm not a part of the glamour industry. I would like to focus on my game, and there are minimal chances of me getting into films.“
— Sania Mirza Indian tennis player 1986
Fonte: Ekta Yadav Bhopal's adulation has energised me: Sania Mirza http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/tennis/interviews/Bhopals-adulation-has-energised-me-Sania-Mirza/articleshow/24608895.cms The Times of India, 24 October 2013
„Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game.“
— Donald J. Trump 45th President of the United States of America 1946
Fonte: 1980s, p. 63
„I can remember a game, we were down with about 5 to 10 points, I go off about 25 points, we come back and win the game, we're walking off the floor. Tex (Winter) looks at me and says "There's no "I" in team!" I looked at Tex and say, "There's not, but there's an 'I' in win!"“
— Michael Jordan American retired professional basketball player and businessman 1963
Hall of Fame induction address, 2009 http://archives.chicagotribune.com/2009/sep/12/nation/chi-12-michael-jordan-bulls-sep12
„I would like the world to remember me as the guy who really enjoyed playing games and sharing his knowledge and his fun pastimes with everybody else.“
— Gary Gygax American writer and game designer 1938 - 2008
GameSpy interview, Pt. 2 (16 August 2004)
„For me, mentally I'll prepare like a normal game, like I was the No. 4 starter. I just wanted to be focused for the game and not worry about anything else, not think about it being opening day.“
— Carlos Zambrano Venezuelan baseball pitcher 1981
Baum, Bob, http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/preview?gid=250404129, Yahoo! Sports, Referenced on June 15, 2007
„I score a lot of goals that are hard to replicate. I don't think that you can score as spectacular a goal as those of Zlatan in a video game - even though these games are very realistic these days.“
— Zlatan Ibrahimović Swedish association football player 1981
On his goals which are too good to be recreated on games consoles http://www.insideworldsoccer.com/2013/12/you-cant-copy-zlatan-ibrahimovic-goals-even-in-video-games.html.
„Sometimes I don't know what takes me over during a game. Sometimes I just feel I have moved to a different place and I can make the pass, score the goal or go past my marker at will.“
— Zinedine Zidane French association football player and manager 1972
Interview, June 2000 http://soccernet.espn.go.com/euro2000/news/20000702finalpreview.html.
— Tarkan Turkish singer 1972
Tarkan Q & A, Tarkan Translations, April 10, 2003 http://tarkantr.blogspot.com/2005/05/q.html,
„He's a coach's dream. He's been really wonderful for the other guys I coach. Why? His work ethic, he has a great passion for playing the game; he's made my job easier.“
— Terrell Owens former American football wide receiver 1973
David Culley — reported in Doug Lesmerises (February 2, 2005) "Receivers coach says Owens a gem - T.O. a role model for young players", The News Journal, p. C7.
„Somebody asked me what I thought next generation meant and what about the PlayStation 3 was next generation. The only next gen system I've seen is the Wii - the PS3 and the Xbox 360 feel like better versions of the last, but pretty much the same game with incremental improvement.“
— Will Wright American video game designer and entrepreneur 1960
Fonte: Guardian Unlimited http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=174502
„I don't need you to worry for me cause I'm alright.
I don't want you to tell me it's time to come home.
I don't care what you say anymore, this is my life.
Go ahead with your own life and leave me alone.“
— Billy Joel American singer-songwriter and pianist 1949
Song lyrics, 52nd Street (1978)
„There's an old saying that applies to me: you can't lose a game if you don't play the game. (Act 1, scene 4)“
— William Shakespeare, livro Romeu e Julieta
Fonte: Romeo and Juliet
„I have the weapons to do well here. I will need some time to adapt of course, but I am not worried about that. I think I will adapt well. I am a player who likes to play, who likes to participate in the game. That is why I think the way Arsenal play will suit me. I like scoring goals and Arsenal create a lot of chances, so if I do well, then we will do well.“
— Olivier Giroud French footballer 1986
„I'm trying to wean myself off sports, it's too time consuming. I don't watch football anymore, I gave that up. I got tired of the interviews after the games, because the winning players always give credit to God, and the losers blame themselves. You know, just once I'd like to hear a player say, 'Yeah, we were in the game, until Jesus made me fumble. He hates our team.“
— Jeff Stilson American comedian