"I had spindly little ankles, and growing up in Canada, I couldn't skate. I was no good at any sports so was very much a pariah through those adolescent years."
"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."Neil Peart on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Neil Peart on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Neil Peart on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Neil Peart on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Neil Peart on Henry David Thoreau
"To get nostalgic about other people's music, or even about your own, makes a terrible statement about the condition of your life and your prospects for the future."
"It was actually drumming that gave me the stamina to get into sports later."