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Jack Nicklaus Quotes: It's great to win, but it's also great fun just to be in the thick of any truly well and hard fought contest against opponents you respect, whatever the outcome.
         

It's great to win, but it's also great fun just to be in the thick of any truly well and hard fought contest against opponents you respect, whatever the outcome.


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Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one's level of aspiration and expectation.



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I never hit a shot, not even in practice, without having a very sharp, in-focus picture of it in my head.



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Success depends almost entirely on how effectively you learn to manage the game's two ultimate adversaries: the course and yourself.



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Pursue what you love, what you are passionate about. Don't let somebody else dictate your life's path.



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Resolve never to quit, never to give up, no matter what the situation.



Confidence is the most important single factor in this game, and no matter how great your natural talent, there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.

Confidence is the most important single factor in this game, and no matter how great your natural talent, there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.



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Talent isn't as important as the work and dedication necessary to become competent.



The worse you're performing, the more you must work mentally and emotionally. The greatest and toughest art in golf is "playing badly well." All the true greats have been masters at it.

The worse you're performing, the more you must work mentally and emotionally. The greatest and toughest art in golf is "playing badly well." All the true greats have been masters at it.



I'm a firm believer that in the theory that people only do their best at things they truly enjoy. It is difficult to excel at something you don't enjoy.

I'm a firm believer that in the theory that people only do their best at things they truly enjoy. It is difficult to excel at something you don't enjoy.



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A kid grows up a lot faster on the golf course. Golf teaches you how to behave.





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