"The only way to prove that you're a good sport is to lose."
"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."Ernie Banks on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Ernie Banks on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Ernie Banks on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Ernie Banks on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Ernie Banks on Henry David Thoreau
"I learned from Mr. Wrigley, early in my career, that loyalty wins and it creates friendships. I saw it work for him in his business."
"I own stock, and I also insure my car with Geico."
"Loyalty and friendship, which is to me the same, created all the wealth that I've ever thought I'd have."
"But it all comes down to friendship, treating people right."
"You must try to generate happiness within yourself. If you aren't happy in one place, chances are you won't be happy anyplace."