Top 203 Quotes & Sayings by Famous Rugby Players

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When business starts using its voice for the benefit of the country as a whole, not just in its narrow self interest, it can really be the force that can make the changes that need to be made.
I said I'll need to get my nose straightened one day so that I can breathe properly and that was translated by the press into me having it done.
Memory calls us back, Mystery draws us forward. β€” Β© Jim Hamilton
Memory calls us back, Mystery draws us forward.
Let nature be in your yard.
The media character-assassinated me and perceived me as this monster. When you look at my record ... I jumped a taxi as a 21-year-old, which I'm sorry for, and I urinated twice in public. That's in 11 years of football. I've never assaulted women and never been done for drink driving. My conscience is clear.
Our success has not been a continual series of victories. We have had a number of devastating setbacks; how these are handled is the making of a great team... winning does not happen in straight lines.
The players must be at the centre of their industry.
Ungrateful people breed negativity. No one gets any pleasure from giving to an ungrateful person. When you show appreciation, the object of your attention blossoms and flourishes.
Tedium is the bane of immortality.
Money will come when you are doing the right thing.
Notice how people can sit for hours and talk to one another, but call us to pray and we find it to be great difficulty. Why is this so? 1) Lack of desperation (realizing our dependence on God), 2) The wrestlings of the flesh, 3) Lack of faith to believe not only that God hears us but that He will move on our behalf.
My parents were always clear with my brothers and I when we were growing up that you have to have the courage of your convictions and that when you commit to something you must fully commit.
We are living 'between the times' - the time of Christ's resurrection and the new age of the Spirit, and the time of fulfillment in Christ. Life in the Spirit is a pledge, a 'down-payment', on the final kingdom of shalom. In the meantime, we are to be signs of the kingdom which is, and which is coming.
I'm still an amateur, of course, but I became rugby's first millionaire five years ago. β€” Β© David Campese
I'm still an amateur, of course, but I became rugby's first millionaire five years ago.
Your biggest challenge is a middle class mindset; PFS goes against the traditional, middle class way of thinking.
So my view's quite clear. I believe Cryptocurrencies, bitcoin is the first example, i believe they're going to Change the world.
You can go to the end of time, the last World Cup in the history of mankind, and the All-Blacks will be favourites for it.
Remember the look in the eyes of the Aussies and the Kiwis yesterday - I don't want to see that here.
We all have things that will knock us down, but there's always something that will pick you back up. It's about those moments that make everything worthwhile.
The aspect of sport that you learn is that you have your good times and your bad times, but you share it with great people.
We are delighted that these regulations are now law, and we commend the provincial government for helping put the issue on the front burner. These requirements will push more companies to have the conversations they should be having around board and executive committee diversity and, hopefully, their talent development. Businesses need to tap the full pool of smart, talented people to stay competitive and strengthen our country’s economic future.
These days people seek knowledge, not wisdom. Knowledge is of the past, wisdom is of the future.
Obviously a lot has gone on, and I feel I am different person, I haven't had a beer since New Year's, which is pretty big for me.
I have lost three semi-finals at Newlands. I was hoping that last year would be a lucky number three. It was close, but we could not make it.
I don’t believe in magic. I believe in hard work.
This looks a good team on paper, let's see how it looks on grass.
Explore your limits and get to know yourself. You'll never feel more real than after the hardest workout, the longest run, the toughest week, or the best race of your life. Constantly make your own standards tougher.
The most important thing about winning is believing that you can win no matter who you are playing.
Crusaders shouldn't have been allowed in from the start.
New Zealand are the best team in the world - the execution and accuracy of their skills were a lesson in modern rugby.
To know whom to strike is competence; to know how to strike is skill; to know where and when to strike is art; to know why to strike is victory.
I thought I would have a quiet pint ... and about 17 noisy ones.
Wayne Bennett believes in himself and his players, and he always will.
A game of rugby is a work of art!
Ceremony assists people to adjust to change (a marriage ceremony does this for families), to recognize achievement (a classic example is a graduation ceremony), to relate, to express love, and/or to establish a relationship. Ceremonies are the human way we have to signpost a deal such as a business merger, to trigger off a healthy grief process (such as in divorce or funeral ceremonies), to welcome another human being into the family. So Ceremonies have these excellent effects - they can be used further to announce intentions, to express loyalty and to reinforce a sense of identity.
Rugby is a nonsense, but a very serious nonsense.
We saw a fair bit of video on them towards the back end of the week and we were licking our lips.
As Joel said, there's a bit more licence to attack over here, whereas the NRL is a bit more grinding-type football. β€” Β© Brett Finch
As Joel said, there's a bit more licence to attack over here, whereas the NRL is a bit more grinding-type football.
This morning I was standing in the shower and thought how I was sick of losing and how it was about time I had a big game.
The spirit of the tea beverage is one of peace, comfort, and refinement.
After an All-Blacks surprise loss to the French in the 1999 Rugby World Cup: β€œThe French are predictably unpredictable.
I've got a lot of cutting and pasting to do, gentlemen, so why don't you please return to your porch rockers and resume whittling.
Make things worth sharing.
His body is changing. He will strip down and start getting even bigger and stronger over the next few seasons and, seriously, how scary is that? He will be unstoppable. He has just got to realise how good he is and what he can do in the game if he puts his mind to it.
When the Kiwis ran onto the field we could see the poor bastards were shitting themselves.
The one-handed palmer can always reach higher, they say. They may be right, but the result is that nearly every line-out is like a tropical island - all waving palms.
This is different than every other Ebola situation we've ever had. It's spreading widely, throughout entire countries, through multiple countries, in cities and very fast.
On the field you gives it, you takes it, and yer doon't fookin' groomble!
Let me see if I've got this Santa business straight. You say he wears a beard, has no discernible source of income and flies to cities all over the world under cover of darkness? You sure this guy isn't laundering illegal drug money?
He's the best centre in the game I think, definitely the best in the Super League by far. β€” Β© Thomas Leuluai
He's the best centre in the game I think, definitely the best in the Super League by far.
This is a bit different to the Thursday breakfast I'm used to. It's usually just me and my dog.
We went to see him later (on Saturday night) and he was sitting on his hospital bed, getting pelters from my missus for still being in his dirty kit, absolutely stinking.
The World Club Challenge clash with St George was a brutal battle. It was one of the hardest games I've ever played in. I guess it would be good to have more matches of such intensity but, trust me, our bodies would struggle if we were subjected to this every week. There is a limit to how much players can take.
Britain is obviously one of the world powers and they bombed the World Trade Centre, which is a landmark in itself, and over in Britain you've got Buckingham Palace and the Eiffel Tower, which are big buildings, so to speak.
It's true. We're really working hard to make Incline Lake a reality, but that doesn't mean that we're not focused on other projects to improve the basin - sometimes big projects.
There are more Baptist preachers in Texas than Baptist missionaries in all the world.
Everyone knows that England are a far better team than their World Cup performance suggests. It's vital that we play with confidence and take the strength and competition of the engage Super League in to the Four Nations.
I'd like to thank the press from the heart of my bottom.
A product which is unceremoniously wasted to landfill at end of life surely can't be considered good design!
I didn't know what was going on at the start in the swirling wind. The flags were all pointing in different directions and I thought the Irish had starched them just to fool us.
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