"They wanted me to play more sports because they were acutely sensitive to their children being one hundred percent American, and they believed that all Americans played sports and loved sports."
"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."Martin Lewis Perl on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Martin Lewis Perl on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Martin Lewis Perl on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Martin Lewis Perl on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Martin Lewis Perl on Henry David Thoreau
"I read everything: fiction, history, science, mathematics, biography, travel."