The Love Of The Game Quotes by Bill Maher, John Bentley, Neil Gaiman, Hope Solo, Michael Powers, Michael Jordan and many others.
Stop saying athletes do it for the love of the game. They do it for the love of their 32-room mansion with the live shark tank in the living room. If pro sports paid minimum wage, Shaquille O’Neal would be a bouncer at Scores, and Anna Kournikova would be a mail-order bride from Minsk.
It is all very well to say that a man should play for the pure love of the game. Perhaps he ought, but to the working man it is impossible.
The cat looked as if it were about to say something sarcastic. Then it flicked its whiskers and said, “Challenge her. There’s no guarantee she’ll play fair, but her kind of thing loves games and challenges.
People didn’t put pressure on me. I just played for the love of the game.
High school sports: where lessons of life are still being learned, and where athletes still compete for the love of the game and their teammates.
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.
I think that people who do enjoy my stand-up comedy and the people who get it and the people who are taken in by it, they see that I’m a guy that has love of the game.
Gaming has kind of evolved a bit. More people play on portable devices. Where we might go in the future, we’ll see. Customers love games. I’m not interested in being in the console business in what is thought of as traditional gaming. But Apple is a big player today and things in the future will only make that bigger.
I got an offer in 1992 to buy a major-league team. I turned down the offer because I don’t want my love of the game to involve business.
I truly love the game; I wouldn’t be playing if I didn’t love the game. I’m not getting paid astronomical dollars; it’s truly for the love of the game of basketball.
I never felt the same passion for the game in the States and there were a lot of headaches, a lot of obstacles to overcome – it didn’t just run itself for the love of the game because soccer is not the No. 1 sport as it is in Europe.
Sports are my passion and I really enjoy connecting with others who share my love of the game
As an athlete, when you are on that field and the fans get really engaged and you can feel their energy and passion and true love of the game, it is absolutely a spiritual experience.