Best 25 Player Quotes by Champions and Winners

Welcome to our hand-picked collection of 25 of the best quotes about ‘playing’ by famous champions and entrepreneurs.

Being a player is part of life’s game. Playing well, finally leads to success and victory, although the journey is certainly not always easy, and may sometimes seem unmanageable, stony and endless.

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Our selection of player quotes is sorted in chronological order by the birth year of the author.

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Each player must accept
the cards life deals him or her:
but once they are in hand,
he or she alone must decide
how to play the cards in order to win the game.

François-Marie Arouet,
known by his nom de plume Voltaire
(1694-1778, French writer, historian and philosopher)
The player envies only the player,
the poet envies only the poet.

William Hazlitt
(1778-1830, English writer)
The chess-board is the world,
the pieces are the phenomena of the universe,
the rules of the game are
what we call the laws of Nature.
The player on the other side is hidden from us.

Thomas Henry Huxley
(1825-1895, English biologist, known as “Darwin’s Bulldog”)
Trade a player a year too early
rather than a year too late.

Wesley Branch Rickey
(1881-1965, American innovative MLB executive)
The mark of a great player is
in his ability to come back.
The great champions have all come back from defeat.

Samuel Jackson Snead
(1912-2002, American professional golfer)

learn to think like a bookmaker!
deciphering bookmaker mathematics

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