Things could be worse. Suppose your errors were counted and published every day,
like those of a baseball player.
Opera in English, is about as sensible as baseball in Italian.
H. L. Mencken
1880-1956, American Editor, Author, Critic, Humorist
Words can be like baseball bats when used maliciously.
American Speaker, Consultant, Author, Poet
For truly it is to be noted, that children's plays are not sports, and should be
deemed as their most serious actions.
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
1533-1592, French Philosopher, Essayist
Men are the sport of circumstances when it seems circumstances are the sport of
1788-1824, British Poet
Competing in sports has taught me that if I'm not willing to give 120 percent,
somebody else will.
American Baseball Player
The medals don't mean anything and the glory doesn't last. It's all about your
happiness. The rewards are going to come, but my happiness is just loving the
sport and having fun performing.
Jackie Joyner Kersee
1962-, American Track Athlete
Competition is the spice of sports; but if you make spice the whole meal you'll
In order to excel, you must be completely dedicated to your chosen sport. You
must also be prepared to work hard and be willing to accept destructive
criticism. Without 100 percent dedication, you won't be able to do this.
1931-, American Baseball Player
The only athletic sport I ever mastered was backgammon.
Douglas William Jerrold
1803-1857, British Humorist, Playwright
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