"All sports for all people."
"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."Pierre de Coubertin on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Pierre de Coubertin on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Pierre de Coubertin on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Pierre de Coubertin on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Pierre de Coubertin on Henry David Thoreau
"All sports must be treated on the basis of equality."
"May joy and good fellowship reign, and in this manner, may the Olympic Torch pursue its way through ages, increasing friendly understanding among nations, for the good of a humanity always more enthusiastic, more courageous and more pure."
"The day when a sportsman stops thinking above all else of the happiness in his own effort and the intoxication of the power and physical balance he derives from it, the day when he lets considerations of vanity or interest take over, on this day his ideal will die."
"For me sport was a religion... with religious sentiment."
"Olympism seeks to create a way of life based on the joy found in effort, the educational value of a good example and respect for universal fundamental ethical principles."