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    howard cosell Quotes

    Mommy, why does daddy cuss the TV and call it Howard?
    — Howard Cosell
    I'm one helluva communicator.
    — Howard Cosell
    Boxing is drama on its grandest scale.
    — Howard Cosell
    tags: drama 
     
    Ladies and Gentleman, the Bronx is burning.
    — Howard Cosell
    The time may have come to say goodbye to Muhammad Ali, because very honestly, I don't think he can beat George Foreman.
    — Howard Cosell
    tags: time  goodbye 
     
    The importance that our society attaches to sport is incredible. After all, is football a game or a religion? The people of this country have allowed sports to get completely out of hand.
    — Howard Cosell
    An unspeakable tragedy, confirmed to us by ABC News in New York City: John Lennon, outside of his apartment building on the West Side of New York City, the most famous, perhaps, of all the Beatles, shot twice in the back, rushed to Roosevelt Hospital, dead ... on ... arrival. Hard to go back to the game after that news flash, which in duty bound, we have to take.
    — Howard Cosell
    tags: tragedy  games 
     
    I was right to back Muhammad Ali, but it caused me major enmity in many areas of this nation.
    — Howard Cosell
    tags: right 
     
    O. J. has an uncanny instinct for sensing when to make the move, when to makethe cut. He can kill you with a headfake, he can kill you with the swiftness of his legsand the ability to be in a direction at any single second. He also kills you with hisvariation of speed... (on some of the ways O. J. Simpson can kill)
    — Howard Cosell
    tags: instinct 
     
    Sports is the toy department of human life.
    — Howard Cosell
    tags: human 
     
    Then there is a still higher type of courage - the courage to brave pain, to live with it, to never let others know of it and to still find joy in life; to wake up in the morning with an enthusiasm for the day ahead.
    — Howard Cosell
    tags: pain  joy  live  courage 
     
    What's right isn't always popular. What's popular isn't always right.
    — Howard Cosell
    tags: right 
     
    The ultimate victory in competition is derived from the inner satisfaction of knowing that you have done your best and that you have gotten the most out of what you had to give.
    — Howard Cosell
    Sports is human life in microcosm.
    — Howard Cosell
    tags: human 
     
    Down goes Frazier! Down goes Frazier! Down goes Frazier!
    — Howard Cosell
    After all, is football a game or a religion?
    — Howard Cosell
    tags: games  football 
     
    Stand for something. Don't quest for popularity at the expense of morality and ethics and honesty.
    — Howard Cosell
    tags: honesty  morality  ethics 
     
    Arrogant, pompous, obnoxious, vain, cruel, verbose, a showoff. I have been called all of these. Of course, I am.
    — Howard Cosell
    Unlike any other sport, the objective in boxing is chillingly simple: One man purposefully endeavors to inflict bodily harm on another man.
    — Howard Cosell
    tags: men 
     
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    howard cosell
    Birth    : March 25, 1918
    Death  : April 23, 1995
    Occupation  : Journalist

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