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Avery Brundage, American Athlete ( September 28, 1887 - May 8, 1975 )

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As soon as you take money for playing sport, it isn't sport, it's work.~Avery Brundage

Work Money You

The Olympic Games must not be an end in itself, they must be a means of creating a vast programme of physical education and sports competitions for all young people.~Avery Brundage

Education Sports End

Sport is an international phenomenon, like science or music.~Avery Brundage

Music Science Like

Sport must be amateur or it is not sport. Sports played professionally are entertainment.~Avery Brundage

Sports Entertainment Must

For too long the world has failed to recognise that the Olympic Games and the Olympic Movement are about fine athletics and fine art.~Avery Brundage

Art World Long

The sportsman knows that a sport is a recreation, a game, an amusement and a pastime, but his eyes are fixed on a higher goal, on the most important thing in his life, which is his education or his vocation.~Avery Brundage

Life Education Eyes