"Gold medals aren't really made of gold. They're made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts."
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."Dan Gable on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Dan Gable on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Dan Gable on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Dan Gable on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Dan Gable on Henry David Thoreau
"The 1st period is won by the best technician. The 2nd period is won by the kid in the best shape. The 3rd period is won by the kid with the biggest heart."
"Right out of high school I never had the fear of getting beat, which is how most people lose."
"More enduringly than any other sport, wrestling teaches self-control and pride. Some have wrestled without great skill - none have wrestled without pride."
"Once you've wrestled, everything else in life is easy."