160 Total Quotes

British Athlete Quotes

Damon Hill
Realistically, we could aim for the top three in the constructors championship. Realistically, we could look at winning more races. Three race wins would be very satisfying.
Damon Hill
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Damon Hill
I think at times I appear to be miserable when I am not... I might be having quite a good thought at that moment, but it seems I look miserable. I am not.
Damon Hill
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I wanted to be Gene Kelly. Well really, I just wanted to dance with Cyd Charisse.
Robin Cousins
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Stories about Diana's fashions, about possible rows between Charles and Diana, these were meat and drink.
Andrew Morton
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They defined what was private and what was public and they would move it whenever they wished.
Andrew Morton
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Ron Atkinson
Zero-zero is a big score.
Ron Atkinson
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Damon Hill
If I am pushed I will push back, that is the way I am. I am very British. We don't like to be pushed around. When the chips are down we might have to step into grey areas.
Damon Hill
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Damon Hill
If I am treated fairly, I like to do things in a fair manner. That is the way I have been all my career. I haven't tried to do things in an underhanded way.
Damon Hill
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Ron Atkinson
He sliced the ball when he had it on a plate.
Ron Atkinson
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Damon Hill
I nearly won the British Grand Prix in 1993, but missed out when the engine gave up on me. That moment was one of sheer disappointment.
Damon Hill
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Damon Hill
The British tend to shy away from the spotlight. We don't like being singled out in any way, and I think that is something which is important for me to learn to do.
Damon Hill
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Damon Hill
You should never feel comfortable. There is something wrong if you are. You should always feel under threat, on the edge of your seat and pushing yourself. Win one and you want to win more. It's never-ending.
Damon Hill
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Ice dance should not be seen as a rigid conformist form of figure skating. There is a great deal of freedom and originality to be had.
Robin Cousins
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Damon Hill
To be honest, I think for part of my late teens my character didn't really develop very much. I was in a state of cold storage.
Damon Hill
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Racing a thoroughbred grand prix car in front of a home crowd will be a surreal and mighty experience.
Nigel Mansell
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Damon Hill
People ask me to describe myself, but it's a very personal thing. You don't feel comfortable.
Damon Hill
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I have a number of alternatives, and each one gives me something different.
Glenn Hoddle
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Damon Hill
Winter testing is essential but there comes a point where you have had enough of all the rehearsals and the pretend racing. You just want to get down to the real action.
Damon Hill
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Ron Atkinson
Well, either side could win it, or it could be a draw.
Ron Atkinson
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Damon Hill
The whole experience is rising to the challenge every time. You never know what might happen. You might be talking to the future world champion.
Damon Hill
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The preparation, commitment and desire to win will be no less than the last time I drove a grand prix car in anger.
Nigel Mansell
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Damon Hill
Last year was a lifetime, a whole career in one season. We went from being the dregs to winners.
Damon Hill
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Damon Hill
The problem comes when you say that danger is part of the equation. Then you don't do any more work on safety. That shouldn't happen.
Damon Hill
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Damon Hill
I had a lot of time to think, and that is not good for your mind. And when it actually happened, it was not so much a celebration but the relief. It was an exorcism anxiety. After each race there is a procedure in which you get taken off to the podium and the TV interviews.
Damon Hill
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Advise for anybody - enjoy what you are doing, enjoy the process of learning and don't be impatient.
Robin Cousins
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Skating is now retro and hip.
Robin Cousins
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Skating everywhere is unpredictable, no amount of money or facilities is going to create a skating star. You have to have a skater who is dedicated, passionate, and willing to learn.
Robin Cousins
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I have always wanted to be on Broadway, whether on ice or on the boards.
Robin Cousins
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Production was what I always wanted to do, even when I was skating. I'm a bit of a sponge. When I was going around competing I was always asking, 'What does that light do?' If you want to be successful, you have to understand what people are doing around you.
Robin Cousins
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Ron Atkinson
I think that was a moment of cool panic there.
Ron Atkinson
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