"The more violent the body contact of the sports you watch, the lower the class."
"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."Paul Fussell on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Paul Fussell on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Paul Fussell on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Paul Fussell on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Paul Fussell on Henry David Thoreau
"Americans are the only people in the world known to me whose status anxiety prompts them to advertise their college and university affiliations in the rear window of their automobiles."