"That's what we need nowadays, is more children that have goals other than being a sports figure or some kind of celebrity. I think it's great that a kid wants to learn more and wants to be at the peak of learning, especially at that young."
"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."Joe Nichols on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Joe Nichols on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Joe Nichols on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Joe Nichols on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Joe Nichols on Henry David Thoreau
"The overall physical demand that Iraq has is pretty amazing. It's 130 degrees, and the soldiers are carrying about 100 pounds of extra gear. It's a pretty rigorous schedule and routine for them."
"The people who are competing business-wise out there want what other successful labels and artists have. I don't want what they have I want my own path, my own sound, my own identity. Record labels care nothing about identity or artistic freedom, they want good business."
"Everything that's cool that happens, I look at my wife and I say, 'We need to enjoy this moment right here! This is really special!'"
"In my mind, as long as I did what was right for me, I was cool. But that's not the way it works. You have to think about other people and take their feelings into account."
"There's been a lot of really cool stuff that's happened to me throughout my career, and I remember everything, but I don't think I savored every moment of it like I should have or like I do now."