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Ian Botham Quotes

Ian Botham Quotes & Quotations
Ian Botham
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    All people seem to want to talk about is the current Ashes series, and whether England are going to reverse the trend of recent series. Ian-BothamIan Botham
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    Genghis Khan was a fascinating man and way ahead of his time. Ian-BothamIan Botham
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    I can remember running around at the age of 3, wanting to play golf, cricket and football. I was always active, one way or another, driving my parents mad. Ian-BothamIan Botham
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    I half knew what to expect when I saw the cricket ground in the morning. It was when I started to talk to people working out there, I began to find what I was looking for. Ian-BothamIan Botham
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    I think I'd struggle to get excited by synchronised swimming. Ian-BothamIan Botham
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    I think we are going to see exciting cricket all the way. We are watching the two best teams in the world-and I think England will eventually go on to pip Australia by a single Test. Ian-BothamIan Botham
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    I watched children dying. That will be the image that will stay with me. Ian-BothamIan Botham
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    I'm not a great one for looking back. Ian-BothamIan Botham
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    If you can change three lives in 10, three lives in a hundred, that's got to be good, hasn't it? Ian-BothamIan Botham
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    Retiring for good wasn't difficult. I knew at the time it was right. I was no longer capable of achieving the standards I'd set myself and there was no light at the end of the tunnel. Ian-BothamIan Botham
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    Soccer and cricket were my main sports growing up. I had trials as a soccer player with a few clubs interested, Crystal Palace being one, but it was cricket which became my chosen profession. Ian-BothamIan Botham
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    The people in the villages had turned in on themselves. You can understand it. When you have a bad day on the field, what do you do? Talk to your teammates. Ian-BothamIan Botham
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    The resilience of these people is amazing. I am a great believer that the sooner we get things up and running in terms of sport in this area, the better. Ian-BothamIan Botham
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    There is nothing more exciting in sport when the top two countries in the world are battling for the Ashes. Ian-BothamIan Botham
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    To me, it doesn't matter how good you are. Sport is all about playing and competing. Whatever you do in cricket and in sport, enjoy it, be positive and try to win. Ian-BothamIan Botham
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    You will attract the younger generation and they might well prove tougher than the older generation. What we are trying to do is to look at the future and see what we can do to bring some stability back to people's lives. Ian-BothamIan Botham