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


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

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



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

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



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

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



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

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



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

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.



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.



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

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



Sometimes the biggest problem is in your head. You've got to believe you can play a shot instead of wondering where your next bad shot is coming from.

Sometimes the biggest problem is in your head. You've got to believe you can play a shot instead of wondering where your next bad shot is coming from.





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You must understand that it is not in the nature of Man to be grateful. So in whatever you or I do for others we must never expect gratitude. If we do, we will only be disappointed.

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I wouldn't have wanted anyone to teach me how to write. That's my own taste. I prefer to stumble on it.

I wouldn't have wanted anyone to teach me how to write. That's my own taste. I prefer to stumble on it.



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The worship of Adonis is united with that of Christ.



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When everybody else thinks it's the end, we have to begin.



If you have to go through life being unhappy to conform to society around you, that's not a very good deal.

If you have to go through life being unhappy to conform to society around you, that's not a very good deal.



Be such a man, and live such a life, that if every man were such as you, and every life a life like yours, this earth would be God's Paradise.

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You have however within you an inclination towards completeness.

You have however within you an inclination towards completeness.




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