"I was an All-American in wrestling in high school, was National Champion in Chinese kickboxing in 1999 and have spent a lot of time around professional athletes, which includes my eight-plus years as CEO of a sports nutrition company."
"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."Tim Ferriss on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Tim Ferriss on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Tim Ferriss on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Tim Ferriss on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Tim Ferriss on Henry David Thoreau
"Everyone is going to binge on a diet, for instance, so plan for it, schedule it, and contain the damage."
"If you look at the purported dangers of salt or fat, there is no consensus of support in scientific literature. So I would ask first: 'Is it possible to have an informed government that actually follows the science?' From what I've seen, it's not likely."