Bullfighting is the only art in which the artist is in danger of death and in which the degree of brilliance in the performance is left to the fighter's honor.
Ernest Hemingway (1898-1961) American Writer.
The man loves danger and sport. That is why he loves woman, the most dangerous of all sports.
Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) German-Swiss philosopher and writer.
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 (1903-1950) British novelist, essayist, and critic.
Skiing: the art of catching cold and going broke while rapidly heading nowhere at great personal risk.
In the great department store of life, baseball is the toy department.