"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."
"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."Henry David Thoreau on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Henry David Thoreau on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Henry David Thoreau on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Henry David Thoreau on Hunter S. Thompson
"It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up."Henry David Thoreau on Muhammad Ali
"None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm."
"I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude."
"I have never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude. We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men than when we stay in our chambers. A man thinking or working is always alone, let him be where he will."
"A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone."
"The man who goes alone can start today but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready."