?Ray Putnam, Texas Aggie crosscountry coach, explaining why he left his runners on their own the night before a meet in New Orleans, while other coaches played detective: "I knew the kind of character our kids have, and the training and the high morals. I also knew they didn't have any money, and a drink on Bourbon Street costs $2.35 a pop."
?Jerry Bush, Nebraska basket ball coach, when a photographer asked permission to attach a remote-control camera to the glass backboard: "Go ahead. The way we're playing, it wouldn't make any difference if you put a two-by-four across the top of the basket."
? Dr. Paul Dudley White, heart specialist and advocate of walking as exercise: "A man ought to have a doctor's prescription to be allowed to use a golf cart."