Ingemar Johansson, on financial hanky-panky in the boxing business and how to beat it: "Everybody wants a piece of the cake. But my cake has no slices."
Walter Hagen, five-time Professional Golf Association champion, bemoaning the disappearance of match play from his favorite tournament: "Medal play is like playing bridge and match play is like gin rummy. In bridge you have to be quiet and mind your manners. In rummy you can kid your opponent and have a little fun with him."
Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals, 38, on meeting Senator John Kennedy, 42: "They tell me I'm too old to play baseball and you're too young to be President. Maybe we should get together on this."
Pope John XXIII, after watching the Harlem Globetrotters go through a tricky basketball drill with their exhibition-game opponents, the San Francisco Chinese: "Bravo! Bravo! Your races represent almost all parts of the world and you engage in friendly sport together. How good it would be if this idea was a bit more widely spread these days."