The cardinal sin in sports, what could really wreck it, is not cheating to win, which has gone on forever, but cheating to lose. That threatens a fundamental aspect of sports' appeal, which is their spontaneity. If games are fixed, they're no different from movies; they're scripted. Michael Mandelbaum
I neither drink nor smoke, because my schoolmaster impressed upon me three cardinal virtues; cleanliness in person, cleanliness in mind; temperance. John Burns
I was very surprised when I heard that I had been chosen to receive the James Cardinal Gibbons Award. Aaron Neville
Perhaps there is only one cardinal sin: impatience. Because of impatience we were driven out of Paradise, because of impatience we cannot return. W. H. Auden
There's a cardinal rule that you don't talk about sharks. If you don't see it, it's not there. Mark Warkentin