Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Howard Cosell, fully Howard William Cosell, born Howard William Cohen

American Sports Announcer and Journalist

"Courage takes many forms. there is physical courage, there is moral courage. Then there is a still higher type of courage - the courage to brave pain, to live with it, to never let others know of it and to still find joy in life; to wake up in the morning with an enthusiasm for the day ahead."

"The importance that our society attaches to sport is incredible. After all, is football a game or a religion? The people of this country have allowed sports to get completely out of hand. "

"The ultimate victory in competition is derived from the inner satisfaction of knowing that you have done your best and that you have gotten the most out of what you had to give."

"What's right isn't always popular. What's popular isn't always right. "