Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
James A. Baldwin
Jerry B. Jenkins
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
"If at first you don't succeed, try, try again"
"Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence"
"You are the handicap you must face. You are the one who must choose your place"
"It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day"
"They wil rise highest who strive for the highest place"
"Victory belongs to the most persevering"
"I won't predict anything historic. But nothing is impossible"
"As athletes, we're used to reacting quickly. Here, it's 'come, stop, come, stop.' There's a lot of downtime. That's the toughest part of the day"
"Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing"
"A lifetime of training for just ten seconds"
"Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence"
"For the last six years I was struggling and it was difficult sometimes. I had to miss some training sessions but I am really happy because it's done and it is really good for me. I learned how to play with it, and now maybe I will have to change my game again"
"Approach the game with no preset agendas and you'll probably come away surprised at your overall efforts"
"If you meet the Buddha in the lane, feed him the ball"
"If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf"
"If you got the game, you got the game. That's why Tiger Woods is out there playing golf with Greg Norman"
"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"
"Relax? How can anybody relax and play golf? You have to grip the club, don't you?"
"The only thing a golfer needs is more daylight"
"I want to rip out his heart and feed it to Lennox Lewis. I want to kill people. I want to rip their stomachs out and eat their children"
"Baseball happens to be a game of cumulative tension but football, basketball and hockey are played with hand grenades and machine guns"
"A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be"
"Perhaps the single most important element in mastering the techniques and tactics of racing is experience. But once you have the fundamentals, acquiring the experience is a matter of time"
"Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play"
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