"I don't read a lot of the sports, because I think people sometimes either build it up, or you have this guy that hates sports that is going to write bad about it, so I figure I'm not going to read it. Because I'm not going to let him put an idea into my head."
"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."Herschel Walker on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Herschel Walker on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Herschel Walker on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Herschel Walker on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Herschel Walker on Henry David Thoreau
"I was a little different. I still say I'm a little different, because success to me is not having the most money, or having the biggest car or the biggest house."
"If I had to come up with something that just came to me, I think growing up in a small town, I want knowledge. I still think today, knowledge is one of the keys."
"Because my parents, growing up, they worked hard. Everyone in my family woke up early in the morning. I used to see my mother and my father go off to work, and come back and, no matter what, they had time for the kids."
"My favorite subject probably was math. I love math. Figures just intrigue me. I was really good at math. English probably was my worst subject. But I used to write a lot of poetry. I used to write poetry all the time."
"That person has to be accountable for himself. I think that's what we have to do in society today is to be accountable for yourself. I think we have the tendency to always want to live someone else's life."