Team Sports Quotes

Team Sports Quotes by Ali Daei, Keith Thurman, Chris Hogan, Warren Farrell, Jonathan Lipnicki, Jon Runyan and many others.

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Ali Daei
I’m just not a team sports guy. I can’t rely on somebody else for victory. I can’t stand if they fumble a ball. I can’t stand if they move offsides. I can’t stand not being in the game.
Keith Thurman
I’ve learned so much whether it was, I played a lot of team sports, so being part of a team, learning how to be a leader on different teams, and how to deal with the ebb and flow of different games.
Chris Hogan
Men’s competitive team sports focus on the balance between individual achievement and team achievement with the emphasis on team achievement.
Warren Farrell
I grew up in Westlake Villiage, a suburb of L.A. There was a guy there who was a fighter and was like, ‘I’ll teach you to box.’ I started a little bit of boxing, then it crossed over into jiu-jitsu. I was into it for a little while, but then I started doing basketball, baseball, team sports.
Jonathan Lipnicki
I always step back and look at – you know, look at my background in playing team sports my whole life and taking that approach into Congress. It’s not about me going, and you know, feeding my ego going to Congress.
Jon Runyan
The public schools I attended were dominated by athletics and rarely inspiring intellectually, but I enjoyed a small circle of interesting friends despite my ineptitude at team sports and my preference for reading.
Harold E. Varmus
I would never tell anybody to give up hockey – the great sports we have here – basketball, lacrosse – rugby coming into its own – we’ve got so many great team sports, and I say hold on to them.
George Vecsey
I was not good at team sports, I have to say. I’m quite good at individual sports, but I was not good at team sports, so I wasn’t good at baseball and football.
Tom Ford
There probably isn’t another position in all of team sports that I can think of that has the same level of import as the quarterback.
Paul DePodesta
I’ve been playing team sports since I could walk… so anything sports-related story is always fun for me.
Christopher Jackson
Team sports is the best for bonding. These sports lessons are also true for startups. You want to be at the top of every endeavour, but you win some and you lose some. As a team, however, you always pump each other up and move forward.
Naveen Tewari
There is no life for girls in team sports past Little League. I got into tennis when I realized this, and because I thought golf would be too slow for me, and I was too scared to swim.
Billie Jean King
I played football. I wrestled. Those were team sports and I played for the school. When I was younger, I played kick the can and stuff like that. I loved that.
Vince Vaughn
I’m a team player. I’ve, you know, played team sports my whole life, at least as a kid. And I believe that you have to subordinate yourself to the greater good of the team.
Anthony Scaramucci
Team sports are very important for shaping personalities. It’s important that kids understand the mentality behind playing team sports and playing for one another and playing with friends.
Brian O’Driscoll
Team sports, there’s always some kind of sacrifice happening… A team, if we lose, if Michael Jordan has a bad night, you hang it on him a little bit… but if you lose as a tennis player, you have no one to blame but yourself, and that’s a different beast.
Marc Blucas
I think team sports probably teach you more about giving – about being unselfish and being flexible.
Chris Evert
I love team sports.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
I think that’s the greatest thing about team sports is that you’re not in it alone.
Jordan Larson
For me, growing up, I’d always been a part of team sports, except for when I was boxing.
Baron Corbin
I enjoyed being involved in team sports and making close friendships.
Brian McBride
My sports were team sports: ice hockey and baseball. The whole team dynamic is similar in business. Leadership is earned – the captain earns that role; it’s not because he’s the coach’s son. These are all things we know, but in today’s world, it’s not a bad idea to remind ourselves.
James McNerney
When I first started playing team sports, I was a little too sweet for my own good. I’d be in tears because I wasn’t doing well. But the healthy competition really toughened me up.
Marisa Miller
I played a ton of team sports growing up, and team wins are just incredibly gratifying.
Jason Bateman
That’s the one regret I have in all the years that I’ve played professional sports, that I didn’t win a championship in the N.F.L. And that’s why you play on any level of team sports: you want to win a championship as part of a team.
Warren Moon
I love team sports – they give me something to focus on rather than the fact that I can’t breathe or my muscles are aching.
Sanjeev Bhaskar
I wish I had played team sports. I think every kid should. Teamwork builds character – teaches people about leadership and cooperation.
Mo Rocca
When somebody asks about the greatest players in history, I start with Bill Russell. More than the best player is the MVP, and the MVP in the history of team sports is Bill Russell.
Bobby Knight
If architecture is, as is sometimes said, music set in concrete, then football and basketball may be said to be creativity embodied in team sports.
Michael Mandelbaum
I’m not a team sports person type person, so I probably would have been good at tennis, because I like tennis. But my parents really didn’t push me. I think if my parents would have guided me and stay committed, I could have played any sport I wanted to, but I never did.
Laila Ali
It turns out that life in the kitchen is very similar to life on a team. Sports and kitchens are about teams. I found my alternate team sport in the kitchen.
Wylie Dufresne
I think I’d probably shine really well in a team sport, but as everybody knows, I don’t handle politics very well. A lot of team sports has a lot of politics. Individual sports, it’s all about me.
Roy Nelson