"Even from their infancy we frame them to the sports of love: their instruction, behavior, attire, grace, learning and all their words azimuth only at love, respects only affection. Their nurses and their keepers imprint no other thing in them."
"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."Michel de Montaigne on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Michel de Montaigne on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Michel de Montaigne on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Michel de Montaigne on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Michel de Montaigne on Henry David Thoreau
"Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face."
"There is no pleasure to me without communication: there is not so much as a sprightly thought comes into my mind that it does not grieve me to have produced alone, and that I have no one to tell it to."
"My trade and art is to live."
"Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity."
"Let us permit nature to have her way. She understands her business better than we do."