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An old cat sports not with her prey. (Jacula Prudentum) - George Herbert


Even from their infancy we frame them to the sports of love: their instruction, behaviour, attire, grace, learning and all their words azimuth only at love, respect only affection. Their nurses and their keepers imprint no other thing in them. (Upon Some Verses of Virgil) - Michel Eyquem de Montaigne


By sports like these are all their cares beguiled, The sports of children satisfy the child. - Oliver Goldsmith


And I have loved them, Ocean! and my joy Of youthful sports was on thy breast to be Borne, like shy bubbles, onward; from a boy I wanton'd with thy breakers. And laid my hand upon thy mane as I do here. - Lord Byron


Just as eating contrary to the inclination is injurious to the health, so study without desire sports the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in. - Leonardo da Vinci


All sports for all people. - Pierre de Coubertin


You have to be smart enough to understand the game and dumb enough to think it's important. - Eugene Joseph McCarthy


All sports must be treated on the basis of equality. - Pierre de Coubertin


I hate all sports as rabidly as a person who likes sports hates common sense. - Henry Louis Mencken


There is a syndrome in sports called 'paralysis by analysis.' - Arthur Ashe