Many sportsmen have mastered the art of walking the walk. Breathtaking athletic highlights and hilarious color-commentating compilations show us that most athletes and broadcasters eventually do find their niche.
But far fewer have fully grasped the ability to talk the talk, a more rhythmic field of play.
Those with a lyrical sense of entitlement, or rather the talent to spit fire, have entertained us in times of need. They've made us smile in times of angst and forced us to drop our jaws when we least expected to.
These are the sportsmen who've coated their prestigious resumes with ridiculous, hilarious and monumental quotes that have been officially inscribed in the annals of sports verbiage.
Let's enjoy 20 of the best quote machines in sports today and two of their most memorable lines.
All chatting their way toward greatness.