„Trotsky had said that the workers were deflected from politics by sports. With my past I simply could not accept that. I was British and the history of those decades in Britain was very familiar to me, both the politics and the sport. The organisational drive for sport had come from Britain.“

—  Джеймс, Сирил, книга Beyond a Boundary

Источник: Beyond a Boundary (1963), p. 153

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