"Sports and politics don't mix."
"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."Eric Heiden on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Eric Heiden on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Eric Heiden on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Eric Heiden on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Eric Heiden on Henry David Thoreau
"I didn't get into skating to be famous."
"It's not a sport you get famous at. If I wanted to be famous, I would have stuck with hockey."
"I have a very close friendship with the skaters."