"The plays and sports of children are as salutary to them as labor and work are to grown persons."
"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."Samuel Richardson on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Samuel Richardson on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Samuel Richardson on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Samuel Richardson on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Samuel Richardson on Henry David Thoreau
"The difference in the education of men and women must give the former great advantages over the latter, even where geniuses are equal."
"If the education and studies of children were suited to their inclinations and capacities, many would be made useful members of society that otherwise would make no figure in it."
"Quantity in food is more to be regarded than quality. A full meal is a great enemy both to study and industry."
"Marriage is the highest state of friendship. If happy, it lessens our cares by dividing them, at the same time that it doubles our pleasures by mutual participation."
"As a child is indulged or checked in its early follies, a ground is generally laid for the happiness or misery of the future man."