Quotations About / On: SOCCER
You know, in ten years you're gonna be playing soccer with your tits, what do you think of that?
(Bernardo Bertolucci (b. 1940), Italian director, screenwriter, and Franco Arcalli. Paul (Marlon Brando), Last Tango in Paris, to Jeanne (Maria Schneider) (1973).)
A child who thinks he is good at something even if he is notsoccer, math, violinis likely to be more resilient than a child who is never satisfied with his efforts.
(Barbara F. Meltz (20th century), U.S. journalist. "Raising Kids to Be Resilient," Boston Globe (July 28, 1994).)
A normal adolescent is so restless and twitchy and awkward that he can mange to injure his kneenot playing soccer, not playing footballbut by falling off his chair in the middle of French class.
(Judith Viorst (20th century), U.S. novelist and poet. Necessary Losses, ch. 10 (1986).)