Games quotes and sayings

Life’s a game, all you have to do, is know how to play it.

Love is all fun and games until someone loses an eye or gets pregnant.
Jim Cole

It is in games that many men discover their paradise.
Robert Lynd

Why do people in ship mutinies always ask for “better treatment”? I’d ask for a pinball machine, because with all that rocking back and forth you’d probably be able to get a lot of free games.
Jack Handy

Games lubricate the body and the mind.
Benjamin Franklin

No human being is innocent, but there is a class of innocent human actions called Games.
W. H. Auden

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.
Michael Jordan

Games are a compromise between intimacy and keeping intimacy away.
Eric Berne

Life, like all other games, becomes fun when one realizes that it’s just a game.
Nerijus Stasiulis

I’ll play out the string and leave baseball without a tear. A man can’t play games his whole life.
Brooks Robinson

Never play cat and mouse games if you’re a mouse.
Don Addis

We are forced to participate in the games of life before we can possibly learn how to use the options in the rules governing them.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A strange game. The only winning move is not to play.
In the movie “War Games”

Enough! It’s time to grow up. If we want to play adult games.

It’s all fun and games, until someone looses an eye…than it’s fun and games you can’t see anymore.
James Hetfield

Computer games don’t affect kids, I mean if Pac Man affected us as kids, we’d all be running around in darkened rooms, munching pills and listening to repetitive music.
Gareth Owen

Auto racing, bull fighting, and mountain climbing are the only real sports … all others are games.

Love is a game that two can play and both win.
Eva Gabor

The game of life is a lot like football. You have to tackle your problems, block your fears, and score your points when you get the opportunity.

Man is a game playing animal and a computer is another way to play games.
Scott Adams

If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead.
Erma Bombeck

It should be noted that the games of children are not games, and must be considered as their most serious actions.
Michel de Montaigne

Half the game is 90% mental.
Yogi Berra

Politics isn’t about big money or power games; it’s about the improvement of people’s lives.
Paul Wellstone

We didn’t lose the game; we just ran out of time.
Vince Lombardi

That’s what learning is, after all; not whether we lose the game, but how we lose and how we’ve changed because of it and what we take away from it that we never had before, to apply to other games. Losing, in a curious way, is winning.
Richard Bach

Never idealize others. They will never live up to your expectations. Don’t over-analyse your relationships. Stop playing games. A growing relationship can only be nurtured by genuineness.
Leo F. Buscaglia

The key to winning baseball games is pitching, fundamentals, and three run homers.
Earl Weaver

A stereotyped but unconscious despair is concealed even under what are called the games and amusements of mankind.
Henry David Thoreau

I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
Michael Jordan

Baseball hasn’t forgotten me. I go to a lot of old-timers games and I haven’t lost a thing. I sit in the bullpen and let people throw things at me. Just like old times.
Bob Uecker

Whatever games are played with us, we must play no games with ourselves, but deal in our privacy with the last honesty and truth.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

When you know your own strengths and weaknesses, you are better able to know those of others. Once you do, managing people becomes an optimization game, where everyone wins.
Floyd Maxwell

Take a look at your natural river. What are you? Stop playing games with yourself. Where’s your river going? Are you riding with it? Or are you rowing against it? Don’t you see that there is no effort if you’re riding with your river?
Frederick (Carl) Frieseke

Don’t listen to anyone who tells you that you can’t do this or that. That’s nonsense. Make up your mind, you’ll never use crutches or a stick, then have a go at everything. Go to school, join in all the games you can. Go anywhere you want to. But never, never let them persuade you that things are too difficult or impossible.
Douglas Bader

The difference between winning nineteen games and winning twenty for a pitcher is bigger than anyone out of baseball realizes. It’s the same for hitters – someone who hits .300 looks back on the guy who batted .295 and says ‘tough luck buddy.
Warren Spahn

They are playing a game they are playing at not playing a game, if I show them that I see they are, I shall break the rules and they will punish me Therefore I must play the game of not seeing that I see the game.
RD Laing

A manager’s job is simple. For one hundred sixty-two games you try not to screw up all that smart stuff your organization did last December.
Earl Weaver

You’re gonna lose some ball games and you’re gonna win some ball games and that’s about it.
Sparky Anderson

Your opponent, in the end, is never really the player on the other side of the net, or the swimmer in the next lane, or the team on the other side of the field, or even the bar you must high-jump. Your opponent is yourself, your negative internal voices, your level of determination.
Grace Lichtenstein

The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not winning but taking part; the essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well.
Pierre de Coubertin

Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
Erma Bombeck

Once the game is over, the King and the pawn go back in the same box.
Italian proverb

No one man is superior to the game.
A. Bartlett Giamatti

Golf, more than most games, has a number of cliches, often successfully disguised as “tips”

In Louisiana we don’t bet on football games, We bet on whether a politician is going to be indicted or not.
Mark Duffy

If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians.
Warren Buffett

Democrats will play the old Washington game of calling reductions in the rate of growth of spending for any program a ‘cut’.
Bruce Bartlett

The person determined to achieve maximum success learns the principle that progress is made one step at a time. A house is built one brick at a time. Football games are won a play at a time. A department store grows bigger one customer at a time. Every big accomplishment is a series of little accomplishments.
David Joseph Schwartz

The triple is the most exciting play in baseball. Home runs win a lot of games, but I never understood why fans are so obsessed with them.
Hank Aaron

The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. What is called resignation is confirmed desperation . . . A stereotyped but unconscious despair is concealed even under what are called the games and amusements of mankind.
Henry David Thoreau

It is a noteworthy fact that kicking and beating have played so considerable a part in the habits which necessity has imposed on mankind in past ages that the only way of preventing civilized men from beating and kicking their wives is to organize games in which they can kick and beat balls.
George Bernard Shaw

They never say to you, ‘What does his voice sound like? What games does he love best? Does he collect butterflies?’ Instead, they demand ‘How old is he? How many brothers has he? How much does he weigh? How much money does his father make?’ Only from.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery