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QuoteAthlete NameSport
'Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.'Boxing
'He hits from both sides of the plate. He's amphibious.'Baseball
'Cotton Owens was leading and daddy was second. ...I moved over to let them pass. Cotton went on, but daddy bumped me in the rear and my car went right into the wall'Auto Racing
'I did not have anything to do with these murders. Ever.'Football
'If you are caught on a golf course during a storm and are afraid of lightning, hold up a 1-iron. Not even God can hit a 1-iron.'Golf
'We're going to win Sunday. I guarantee it.'Football
'I'd always have grease in at least two places, in case the umpires would ask me to wipe one off.'Baseball
'Ever since that day when I was 11 years old, and I wasn't allowed in a photo because I wasn't wearing a tennis skirt, I knew that I wanted to change the sport.'Tennis
'Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you.'Baseball
'I'll let the racket do the talking.'Tennis
'I didn't want to be known as Madonna's playboy, her boy toy.'Basketball
'Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.'Baseball
'I love scoring goals for England and playing for England. That's one of the reasons I didn't retire - I love playing for my country.'Soccer
'It would have been a helluva lot more fun if I had not hit those sixty-one home runs.'Baseball
'Loosen your girdle and let er fly!'Golf
QuoteAthlete NameSport
'I never looked at the consequences of missing a big shot... when you think about the consequences you always think of a negative result.'Basketball
'A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.'Hockey
'I won't quit skating until I am physically unable.'Skateboarding
'Scientists have proven that it's impossible to long-jump 30 feet, but I don't listen to that kind of talk. Thoughts like that have a way of sinking into your feet.'Track and Field
'I have never been a shooter.'Basketball
'Although I wasn't invited to shake hands with Hitler, I wasn't invited to the White House to shake hands with the President either.'Track and Field
'If Jack Nicklaus can win the Masters at 46, I can win the Kentucky Derby at 54.'Horse Racing
'I just want the same thing Joe Montana got when he was MVP. He got respect. He got commercials. He got everything.'Football
'No mas'Boxing
'The way to catch a knuckleball is to wait until it stops rolling and then pick it up.'Baseball
'In this case, I realize that, unlike when I was 22 years old, I realize now that football will not go on forever [in his case it might], it is a small part of your life.'Football
'All hockey players are bilingual. They know English and profanity.'Hockey
'Nice guys finish last.'Baseball
'Once and for all, I did not use steroids or any other illegal substance.'Baseball
'What other people may find in poetry or art museums, I find in the flight of a good drive.'Golf

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