"It is almost impossible to remember how tragic a place the world is when one is playing golf."
"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."Robert Wilson Lynd on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Robert Wilson Lynd on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Robert Wilson Lynd on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Robert Wilson Lynd on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Robert Wilson Lynd on Henry David Thoreau
"There are two sorts of curiosity - the momentary and the permanent. The momentary is concerned with the odd appearance on the surface of things. The permanent is attracted by the amazing and consecutive life that flows on beneath the surface of things."
"There is nothing in which the birds differ more from man than the way in which they can build and yet leave a landscape as it was before."