One-Liner Wednesday – This Sporting Life

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A quartet of quotes for your sporting delight!

Apologies for the cynical edge but I am not a fan of sports. Except for rugby – who can resist 30 grown men rolling around in the mud together?

Finding good players is easy. Getting them to play as a team is another story.
Casey Stengel

If it doesn’t matter who wins or loses, then why do they keep score?
Vince Lombardi

Sports do not build character. They reveal it.
Heywood Broun

Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence. In other words, it is war minus the shooting.
George Orwell

One-Liner Wednesday – A Quote for All Seasons

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Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be in the seasons, or in individuals, or in governments.

Plato

One-Liner Wednesday – The Sun Shines on the Righteous

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I celebrate everyone’s religious holidays: if it’s good enough for the righteous, it’s good enough for the self-righteous, I always say.

Bette Midler

One-Liner Wednesday – Procrastinate, Now!

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The pros and cons of procrastination…

Procrastination is opportunity’s assassin.
Victor Kiam

Procrastination gives you time to consider divergent ideas, to think in nonlinear ways, to make unexpected leaps.
Adam Grant