If you got the game, you got the game. That's why Tiger Woods is out there playing golf with Greg Norman.
Bulls do not win bull fights. People do.
Norman Ralph Augustine
You don't play against opponents, you play against the game of basketball.
If I weren't earning $3 million a year to dunk a basketball, most people on the street would run in the other direction if they saw me coming.
You can make a lot of money in this game. Just ask my ex-wives. Both of them are so rich that neither of their husbands work.
Gray skies are just clouds passing over.
Sometimes in football you have to score goals.
Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness.
If you drink don't drive. Don't even putt.
If a tie is like kissing your sister, losing is like kissing you grandmother with her teeth out.
My family knew, but most of the sporting world did not realize that my right hand been some 75% paralyzed.
Baseball life is a tough life on the family.
The only way to prove that you're a good sport is to lose.
The difference between the old ballplayer and the new ballplayer is the jersey. The old ballplayer cared about the name on the front. The new ballplayer cares about the name on the back.
Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple.
I had pro offers from the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers, who were pretty hard up for linemen in those days. If I had gone into professional football the name Jerry Ford might have been a household word today.
Gerald R. Ford
I don't want to play golf. When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it.
There isn't a flaw in his golf or his makeup. He will win more majors than Arnold Palmer and me combined. Somebody is going to dust my records. It might as well be Tiger, because he's such a great kid.
He has the finest, fundamentally sound golf swing I've ever seen.
He's going to be around a long, long time, if his body holds up. That's always a concern with a lot of players because of how much they play. A lot of guys can't handle it. But it looks like he can.
Nobody roots for Goliath.
Baseball is drama with an endless run and an ever-changing cast.
The integrity of the game is everything.
I started playing ball when I was a kid. My dad was a pro ball player and he passed on his knowledge to me.
I play in the low 80s. If it's any hotter than that, I won't play.
Joe E. Lewis
If a lot of people gripped a knife and fork the way they do a golf club, they'd starve to death.
Reverse every natural instinct and do the opposite of what you are inclined to do, and you will probably come very close to having a perfect golf swing.
The trouble with jogging is that the ice falls out of your glass.
Nobody's a natural. You work hard to get good and then work to get better. It's hard to stay on top.
Golf is a game in which you yell "fore," shoot six, and write down five.
What's a good tournament for him? Winning it. He's good enough.
When I was 40, my doctor advised me that a man in his 40s shouldn't play tennis. I heeded his advice carefully and could hardly wait until I reached 50 to start again.
I'll let the racket do the talking.
Trying to sneak a fastball past Hank Aaron is like trying to sneak the sunrise past a rooster.
You always get a special kick on opening day, no matter how many you go through. You look forward to it like a birthday party when you're a kid. You think something wonderful is going to happen.
Eighteen holes of match play will teach you more about your foe than 18 years of dealing with him across a desk.
I don't know why people question the academic training of an athlete. Fifty percent of the doctors in this country graduated in the bottom half of their classes.
The triple is the most exciting play in baseball. Home runs win a lot of games, but I never understood why fans are so obsessed with them.
Hitting is timing. Pitching is upsetting timing.
It is almost impossible to remember how tragic a place the world is when one is playing golf.
Robert Wilson Lynd
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