Field hockey is a game played on a sports field between two teams of eleven players who each have a curved stick with which they try to put a small hard ball into the other team’s goal. Profoundly inspirational field hockey quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.
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Famous Field Hockey Quotes
I mean, if you pause over what it means at the age of 76 that Eleanor Roosevelt wrote, the happiest single day of her life was the day she made the first team at field hockey. Field hockey is a team sport. Field hockey is a knockabout – I mean, picture Allenswood, the swamps of north London. It’s a messy sport. So she really enjoyed playing this rough-and-tumble sport in the mud of Allenswood, a team sport. And she was very competitive. And she loved being competitive, and she loved to win. And that, I think, was all of the things that Allenswood enabled. — Blanche Wiesen Cook
I dance a lot and I run and do yoga and play field hockey and tennis. I like to be active. I don’t always have time for that stuff, but I do always feel better afterward. — Emma Watson
I basically made the movie from the crew’s suggestions. For one scene, I wanted some kids’ toys against the wall in Mikey’s room, to give the scene texture, and we tried a field hockey stick. It looked really good to me, until someone had to say that in America, field hockey is more of a girl’s game. Gradually I got tuned into the world – that happens on every movie. — Ang Lee
I grew up playing field hockey and lacrosse – prep school sport – and I was terrible at them. — Julie Bowen
You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. — Wayne Gretzky
And she [Eleanor Roosevelt]loves being a star. And she loves being a teacher and a leader and a mentor and a big friend. Also, she’s tall. She’s one of the tallest girls in the school. And she’s an athlete. And she writes many years later, at the end of her life, she writes that the happiest day, the happiest single day of her life was the day that she made the first team at field hockey. And I have to say, as a biographer, that’s the most important fact. I — Blanche Wiesen Cook
It’s odd, that’s why I don’t like telling people I played field hockey. It’s real big in Australia for guys. But I say I played in America, and everybody goes, ‘Oh, you girl!’ — Heath Ledger
I went to an all-girls private school, where we played field hockey and lacrosse. — Nicole Ari Parker
Field hockey is my strongest sport, and if I lose a game, I take a long, hot bath and moan about it. — Emma Watson