Top 8 Quotes About Pool, Billiards & Snooker

Need inspiration to go out and be the best you can be at billiards? So do we sometimes. We decided to scour Google to find the best quotes about billiards and pool that we could (it was surprisingly hard). Check out the quotes we collected about our favorite cue sports and let us know if you have any to add.

Top 8 Quotes About Pool & Billiards

1. “It is impossible to imagine Goethe or Beethoven being good at billiards or golf.” – Henry Louis Mencken

2. “I learned to approach racing like a game of billiards. If you bash the ball too hard, you get nowhere. As you handle the cue properly, you drive with more finesse.” – Juan Manuel Fangio

3. “Snooker is a game of simple shots played to perfection.” – Joe Davies

4. “I think it’s a great idea to talk during sex, as long as it’s about snooker.” – Steve Davis

5. “Billiards is very similar to snooker, except there are only three balls and nobody watches it.” –Steve Davis

6. “A lot of people think international relations is like a game of chess. But it’s not a game of chess, where people sit quietly, thinking out their strategy, taking their time between moves. It’s more like a game of billiard, with a bund of balls clustered together.” – Madeleine Albright

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7. “The game of golf would lose a great deal if croquet mallets and billiard cues were allowed on the putting green.” – Ernest Hemingway

8. “They have a shot, but it’s a nine-bank billiard shot and they have only one stroke of the cue to get it right.” – Jonathan Spalter

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