Badminton General Quotes

Inspirational Badminton General Quotes for Athletes

Seriously, the Olympic badminton players were apparently trying to lose on purpose, a big story. But really, think about it, if you train day and night for four years to be in the Olympics for badminton, in a way, haven't you already lost?

- Conan O' Brien
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I don't care about movies. I tend to play badminton once a week.

- Edward Witten
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I have to confess I'm addicted to Sky Sports News. Just the music can pull me in. And then whether it's badminton in the Czech Republic, snail pushing or mole hopping, I'm hooked.

- Andrew Buchan
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We're all a bunch of badminton birdies who just got batted from the Republican side of the court to the Democrat side. We'll eventually get batted back again, of course, unless libertarians can manage to do something about it. If your principal concern, like mine, is freedom, there's absolutely no discernible difference between the two 'majors,' and for all practical purposes, they're one big party the Boot On Your Neck party pretending to be two.

- L.Neil Smith
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One thing you never hear is Man that guy is good at badminton.

- Dmitry Medvedev
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When I was a junior, my school introduced badminton, which was clearly a P.E. department ploy to get me away from the wrestling room, and it worked, since the first time I played badminton was like the first time I tasted sushi or heard the Beatles or read Wordsworth. This was a sport? This counted for gym requirements?

- Rob Sheffield
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Over the years our mother has beaten us with belts, shoes, rulers, extension cords, hair brushes, a wooden spoon, a fly swatter, a toilet brush, wire coat hangers, wooden coat hangers and sometimes one of our own toys. When you get whacked by your own paddleball paddle or you have to watch your sister getting spanked with a badminton racquet that she asked Santa Claus (AKA Grandma) to bring, you don't feel much like playing with those things ever again.

- Bob Thurber
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Badminton is not popular in the U.S. because I think the mentality of badminton has to change.

- Howard Bach
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Even though I played national level badminton, I told my parents when I was in 10th that I was not interested in continuing. Being a model or actor fascinated me from a young age, and I even did a couple of ads when I was just eight years old.

- Deepika Padukone
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There's sketch, improv, writing, acting, music, and badminton. Those are the seven forms of comedy.

- Edward Witten
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Rejuvenation of younger players should be the job of the Indonesian Badminton Association. But local competitions will help identify new talent.

- Taufik Hidayat
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I don't think I have the ability or patience to teach badminton to others.

- Saina Nehwal
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Did you hear this big scandal? Eight female badminton players were expelled from the Olympics for trying to lose on purpose. So tragically, they'll never have another chance to play badminton unless they get invited to a picnic.

- Conan O' Brien
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When I was a kid, my parents would play badminton, but I hardly joined them. I'd just pick up their rackets and fiddle around. Check out how the racket was made... toss it around to see how light it was! At the time, I didn't even know I'd play badminton.

- Saina Nehwal
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Ordinary parties, he thought, were subtle games of sexual and social badminton...

- Annie Proulx
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I hope the BWF (Badminton World Federation) will seriously do something about the Olympic qualifying format or risk getting badminton dropped from the Games.

- Taufik Hidayat
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If it's not televised, there's no way Americans will know about competitive badminton. All they know is the back-yard thing.

- Howard Bach
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The PBSI (Indonesian Badminton Association) have to work harder to widen the pool and find quality players. The present indifferent culture has to change.

- Taufik Hidayat
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