The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
If you’re trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I’ve had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
Ignorant men raise questions that wise men answered a thousand years ago.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
George S. Patton
Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time.
Success is going from failure to failure without a loss of enthusiam.
I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.
Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.
Nothing recedes like success.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling.
It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.
Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.
Life is about timing.
Many baseball fans look upon an umpire as a sort of necessary evil to the luxury of baseball, like the odor that follows an automobile.
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.
One thing you learned as a Cubs fan: when you bought you ticket, you could bank on seeing the bottom of the ninth.
Other sports play once a week but this sport is with us every day.
Overall the fundamentals seem to be there and he's obviously got a very mature head on his shoulders. He's got a kind of presence.
I won't predict anything historic. But nothing is impossible.
Any time Detroit scores more than 100 points and holds the other team below 100 points they almost always win.
Approach the game with no preset agendas and you'll probably come away surprised at your overall efforts.
As athletes, we're used to reacting quickly. Here, it's 'come, stop, come, stop.' There's a lot of downtime. That's the toughest part of the day.
Baseball happens to be a game of cumulative tension but football, basketball and hockey are played with hand grenades and machine guns.
Golf is played by twenty million mature American men whose wives think they are out having fun.