"Olympism is the marriage of sport and culture."
"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."Juan Antonio Samaranch on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Juan Antonio Samaranch on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Juan Antonio Samaranch on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Juan Antonio Samaranch on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Juan Antonio Samaranch on Henry David Thoreau
"Throughout its history, the international Olympic Committee has struggled to spread its ideal of fraternity, friendship, peace and universal understanding."
"Our philosophy precedes from the belief that sport is an inalienable part of the educational process and a factor for promoting peace, friendship, cooperation and understanding among peoples."
"We peruse one ideal, that of bringing people together in peace, irrespective of race, religion and political convictions, for the benefit of mankind."