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    I was a sports fan, but I also went to peace marches.
    — Tim Robbins
    tags: peace 
    Chess is the only game greater than its players.
    — Tim Rice
    tags: chess  games 
    But I was so wrapped up in sports growing up as a kid, that I think I was going to grow to be a pro ball player. But I found out real quick that was not going to happen.
    — Tim McGraw
    tags: real  kids 
    The funny thing about The West Wing is - and I don't know what Aaron Sorkin says about it - but I'm convinced it was a comedy. It's a very intellectual and cerebral comedy, but it was SportsNight in the White House. It had an energy and a vitality and an intelligence and a passion that's rare. And it was extremely difficult to do, because they were so demanding about the dialogue.
    — Tim Matheson
    I'm a tough guy, and I like pitching in tough games.
    — Tim Hudson
    tags: games 
    Sports just happen to be excellent for avoiding foreign-language stage fright and developing lasting friendships while still sounding like Tarzan.
    — Tim Ferriss
    tags: friendship 
    I was an All-American in wrestling in high school, was National Champion in Chinese kickboxing in 1999 and have spent a lot of time around professional athletes, which includes my eight-plus years as CEO of a sports nutrition company.
    — Tim Ferriss
    tags: time  school  company  year 
    Competition is great for everyone. Sports can teach you so much at an early age, including camaraderie and sportsmanship. Competition aspect is something I've always been big on - I always wanted to compete in something. It was swimming for many years, then I moved on to basketball. I had to find a way to channel my competitive energy, so I'm lucky that basketball worked out for me.
    — Tim Duncan
    tags: age  energy  year  competition 
    As a kid I was short and only weighed 95 pounds. And though I was active in a lot of Sports and got along with most of the guys, I think I used comedy as a defense mechanism. You know making someone laugh is a much better way to solve a problem than by using your fists.
    — Tim Conway
    tags: comedy  problem  kids  pounds 
    They took a baseball bat and whacked open his head. Mummy Boy fell to the ground; he finally was dead. Inside of his head were no candy or prizes, just a few stray beetles of various sizes.
    — Tim Burton
    tags: boys  baseball 
    I did some sports. It was a bit frustrating. I wasn't the greatest sports person.
    — Tim Burton
    tags: people 
    I very much dislike the word "race," and I never use it. I use the word "racist." Race is not a fact. There is only one race: human. Skin color is less than 2 percent of the DNA.
    — Tillie Olsen
    tags: human  facts  race  dna 
    I grew up playing sports. There is a clear line between success and failure.
    — Tiki Barber
    tags: failure  success 
    Race is a layer of being, but not a culmination.
    — Thylias Moss
    tags: race 
    The addiction to sports, therefore, in a peculiar degree marks an arrested development in man's moral nature.
    — Thorstein Veblen
    If politics were like sports, we could ask Israel to trade us Benjamin Netanyahu for Barack Obama. Of course, we would have to throw in trillions of dollars to get Israel to agree to the deal, but it would be money well spent.
    — Thomas Sowell
    tags: politics  money 
    Sports are the reason I am out of shape. I watch them all on TV.
    — Thomas Sowell
    Anyone who has actually had to take responsibility for consequences by running any kind of enterprise whether economic or academic, or even just managing a sports team is likely at some point to be chastened by either the setbacks brought on by his own mistakes or by seeing his successes followed by negative consequences that he never anticipated.
    — Thomas Sowell
    Rather than being an interpreter, the scientist who embraces a new paradigm is like the man wearing inverting lenses.
    — Thomas Kuhn
    tags: men  scientist 
    I don't think you could have a 7 with a manual. But I can't see having a BMW sports sedan without a manual.
    — Thomas Keller
    To Contemplation's sober eye. / Such is the race of Man.
    — Thomas Gray
    tags: men  eyes  race 
    He who sports compliments, unless he takes good aim, may miss his mark, and be wounded by the recoil of his own weapon.
    — Thomas Chandler Haliburton
    tags: compliment 
    Baseball is really two sports - the summer game and the autumn game. One is the leisurely pastime of our national mythology. The other is not so gentle.
    — Thomas Boswell
    Cheating is baseball's oldest profession. No other game is so rich in skullduggery, so suited to it or so proud of it.
    — Thomas Boswell
    Fishing, if I a fisher may protest, Of pleasures is the sweetest of sports the best, Of exercises the most excellent, Of recreations the most innocent. But now the sport is marred, and why you ask? Fishes decrease, and fishers multiply.
    — Thomas Bastard
    tags: pleasure  exercise 
    And I don't really like golf. I know a lot of English footballers play, but I know that if I go with the club to play, sooner or later I will end up trying to smash the ball with my foot.
    — Thierry Henry
    tags: golf 
    In football you always get judged on your last game. Whoever you are, or how amazing you are, it's the last game that everyone has seen.
    — Thierry Henry
    tags: games  football 
    I only deal in what is real. To be honest, I've never thought about what I could get out of football or where it would take me. I just wanted to play. I'm the same now.
    — Thierry Henry
    tags: thoughts  real  football 
    When you look at other sports, like golf, the players earn a lot more money without running around.
    — Thierry Henry
    tags: running  money  golf 
    If you're not frustrated that you're not playing football then you shouldn't be playing football
    — Theo Walcott
    tags: football 
    I can shoot pool, and I can play ping-pong. I'm pretty good at those games.
    — Thelonious Monk
    tags: games 
    I never though much about race.
    — Thelonious Monk
    tags: race 
    There are no Rohingya among the races [in Burma]. We only have Bengalis who were brought for farming [during British rule].
    — Thein Sein
    tags: race 
    When fans think WWE, I don't want them to think Hulk Hogan or The Rock or Stone Cold Steve Austin or John Cena. I want them to think of The Miz. I want to be on every show. When we need a guy to do Conan or Jimmy Kimmel, I want them to call me. I wanna be on the cover of all the video games. I want it all.
    — The Miz
    tags: games 
    I'm no good at cooking or music, but I've always known how to garden. Nobody ever taught me; I just absorbed it. Some families are churchgoers or sports fans. We gardened.
    — Thalassa Cruso
    tags: music  garden 
    When I find a golf course or a restaurant or a market that I like, that's pretty much exclusively where I go.
    — Terry O'Quinn
    tags: golf 
    And the rules were so clear, you could not deviate from that all. And I think it especially damaged my sisters because there was nothing they could do to get my father's attention, to win his approval. They could not play sports. They could not do these other things. They could not be tough. They could not be macho. And so I think they suffered just from sheer neglect if nothing else.
    — Terry Gross
    The NFL culture, the sports culture, has decided that they are more valuable than women. I've heard people laugh about keeping their pimp hand strong and keeping her in control so that she knows her place. But think about how evil that is for one man to think that he's actually more valuable than a woman, because as a human being your worth is immeasurable.
    — Terry Crews
    tags: evil  men  people  women  culture  human  control  strong  worth 
    First of all you got ESPN, Fox Sports, all that, you don't miss one thing. People don't understand that. Like you could watch the whole NFL, I've got the RedZone coverage, I got my DirecTV stuff. You can watch everything in the NFL in a whole hour and you missed nothing. Anything that was worth watching is going to be played over and over again. It's like the MTV Awards.
    — Terry Crews
    tags: people  worth 
    I never really knew how to throw a football before.
    — Terrelle Pryor
    tags: football 
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