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Famous Quotes By Grantland Rice

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I learned much more from defeat than I ever learned from winning. — Grantland Rice

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Because golf exposes the flaws of the human swing - a basically simple maneuver - it causes more self-torture than any game short of Russian roulette. — Grantland Rice

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I await the hour when a journalist can be driven from the press room for venal practices, as a minister can be unfrocked, or a lawyer disbarred. — Grantland Rice

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Golf is 20 percent mechanics and technique. The other 80 pecent is philosophy, humor, tragedy, romance, melodrama, companionship, camaraderie, cussedness and conversation. — Grantland Rice

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Every father who ever lived has a dream for his son. — Grantland Rice

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I am the servant of my score. — Grantland Rice

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The flame of the inn is dim tonight,
Too many vacant chairs.
The sun has lost too much of its light,
Too many songs have taken flight,
Too many ghosts on the stairs.
Charon, here's to you as man against man,
I wish I could pick 'em the way you can! — Grantland Rice

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There are three types of golf: golf, tournament golf and Major championship golf. — Grantland Rice

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There's no dearth of kindness in this world of ours; Only in our blindness we gather thorns for flowers. — Grantland Rice

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For when the One Great Scorer comes
To mark against your name,
He writes - not that you won or lost -
But HOW you played the Game.
Alumnus Football — Grantland Rice

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When One Great Scorer comes to write against your name, He marks, not that you won or lost, but how you played the game. — Grantland Rice

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There is no type of miracle that can't happen at least once in golf. — Grantland Rice

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It's not whether you won or lost, but how many bad-beat stories you were able to tell. — Grantland Rice

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All wars are planned by old men in council rooms apart. — Grantland Rice

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Eighteen holes of match play will teach you more about your foe than 18 years of dealing with him across a desk. — Grantland Rice

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Fate only picks on the cowards and quitters,
So give 'em both barrels - and aim for the eyes. — Grantland Rice

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This is the substance of our Plot-For those who play the Perfect Shot, There are ten thousand who do not. — Grantland Rice

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A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion. — Grantland Rice

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Like life, golf can be humbling. However, little good comes from brooding about mistakes we've made. The next shot, in golf or in life, is the big one. — Grantland Rice

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One might as well attempt to describe the smoothness of the wind as to paint a clear picture of his complete swing. — Grantland Rice

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you are meant to play the ball as it lies. — Grantland Rice

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It's not whether you win or lose, it's how you play the game. — Grantland Rice

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You wonder how they do it and you look to see the knack You watch the foot in action, or the shoulder or the back, But when you spot the answer where the higher glamours lurk You'll find in moving higher up the laurel covered spire That most of it is practice and the rest of it is work. — Grantland Rice

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Depend upon yourself. Make your judgement trustworthy by trusting it. You can develop good judgement as you do the muscles of your body - by judicious, daily exercise. To be known as a man of sound judgement will be much in your favor. — Grantland Rice

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Golf gives you an insight into human nature, your own as well as your opponent's. — Grantland Rice

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Failure isn't bad if it doesn't attack the heart. Success is all right if it doesn't go to the head. — Grantland Rice

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There are many stars and a few super-stars in sport. There are champions who bag a coronet now and then, and there are others who dominate some game year after year. In other words there are Bobby Jones and Helen Wills. — Grantland Rice

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Christy Mathewson brought something to baseball no one else had ever given the game. He handed the game a certain touch of class, an indefinable lift in culture, brains, and personality. — Grantland Rice