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Sports quotes

Sports quotes

Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence: in other words, it is war minus the shooting… there are quite enough real causes of trouble already, and we need not add to them by encouraging young men to kick each other on the shins amid the roars of infuriated spectators. George Orwell Sports do not build … Continue reading

Health and Fitness

Health and Fitness

Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity. John F. Kennedy You must also give mental and physical fitness priority. Jim Otto For me, fitness is not just about hitting the gym; it is also about an inner happiness and an overall well-being. Rakul Preet Singh The human body is the best picture of the human soul. Ludwig … Continue reading

George Mikes and The English Language

I thought I knew English George Mikes

I THOUGHT I KNEW ENGLISH  by GEORGE MIKES When I came to England I thought I knew English fairly well. In Budapest my English proved quite sufficient. On arrival in this country I found that Budapest English was quite different from London English. I should not like to seem biased, but I found Budapest English much better in many ways. In England I found two difficulties. First: I did not understand people, and secondly: they … Continue reading