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“Sophocles danced and played ball well.”

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source: Notebook IX, in Albert Camus: Notebooks 1951–1959, trans. by Ryan Bloom (Chicago, IL: Ivan R. Dee, 2008), 244.

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“The best results always come when you’re focusing on nothing but execution and letting the results just happen as they will.”

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source: “Tiger’s Search for Golf Stamina,” Golf Journal, The Wall Street Journal, March 7, 2009.

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“I love baseball. I live for the spring. It gets me through half of the year, and then I have to figure out how to make it through the other half. There’s a real poetry to baseball. It’s like life, because for a long period of time absolutely nothing happens. And then all of a sudden, ‘A triple play, unassisted!'”

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source: “Emmylou Harris,” interviewed by Lucinda Williams, BOMB magazine, Issue 59, Spring 1997.

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“I fell in love with football as I was later to fall in love with women: suddenly, inexplicably, uncritically, giving no thought to the pain or disruption it would bring with it.”

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source: “Home Debut: Arsenal v. Stoke City,” in Fever Pitch (New York: Riverhead Trade, 1992), 15.

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medium: Memoir

“I’d rather not talk at all, to be honest with you.”

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source: “A Defensive Anchor Walks a Spiritual Path,” by Karen Krouse, The New York Times, January 12, 2011.

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