The Love Of The Game Quotes by Kobe Bryant, John Bentley, Dane Cook, Aldo Leopold, Tessa Bonhomme, Mia Hamm and many others.
You have to be able to separate business from the love of the game. There were a lot of decisions made business-wise that I wasn’t happy with, and I took a lot of blame over the years. But you have to be able to separate that from the love you have for the game.
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.
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.
Harmony with land is like harmony with a friend; you cannot cherish his right hand and chop off his left. That is to say, you cannot love game and hate predators; you cannot conserve the waters and waste the ranges; you cannot build the forest and mine the farm. The land is one organism.
Sports are my passion and I really enjoy connecting with others who share my love of the game
Somewhere behind the athlete you’ve become and the hours of practice and the coaches who have pushed you is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never looked back… play for her.
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.
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.
It doesn’t matter if you win or lose, until you lose.
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.
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.
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’m a big sports guy – golf, tennis, baseball, basketball, snowboarding – and I love games.
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.
If winning isn’t everything, why do they keep score?
Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.
People didn’t put pressure on me. I just played for the love of the game.