Dwight Eisenhower, in wryly affable comment on the fact that even on the golf course he is never out of reach of dispatches: "When you get to the top of your backswing and someone yells, 'Nasser,' what are you going to do?" Even weekends? "Weekends I stay home with my wife."
Josephine Sadecki, after the Cardinals signed her son Ray to a bonus contract and the last of a dozen competing scouts had trooped out of her home: "I hope my next son is a violinist."
Derek Ibbotson, sub-4-minute miler, after being criticized by British sportswriters for his plus-4-minute times this year: "They think that because they're ready to write in May we should all be ready to run."