If all the year
were playing holidays, To sport would be as tedious as to
— William Shaespeare, Henry IV
A hobby is a happy medium between a passion and a monomania.
— Honoré de Balzac,
La Grande Bretèche
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost
wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the
— P.G .Wodehouse, Mr Mulliner Speaking
I think most people think I am like the mother of modern
sports ... I happened to come along at a time
when the world
was ready for some change.
— Billie Jean King
My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and
— Edith Sitwell