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Jack Nicklaus Quotes

(1940), American Golfer

The older you get the stronger the wind gets -- and it's always in your face.

Category: Age And Aging

My ability to concentrate and work toward that goal has been my greatest asset.

Category: Concentration

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.

Category: Confidence

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.

Category: Enjoyment

I never hit a shot, not even in practice, without having a very sharp, in-focus picture of it in my head. First I see the ball where I want it to finish, nice and white and sitting up high on the bright green grass. Then the scene quickly changes, and I see the ball going there: its path, trajectory, and shape, even its behavior on landing. Then there is a sort of fade-out, and the next scene shows me making the kind of swing that will turn the previous images into reality.

Category: Imagination

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

Category: Perseverance

He had a lot of talent, but didn't have much dedication, wasn't organized, didn't know how to learn, didn't know how to comprehend what he was doing, didn't try to learn how to get better.

Category: Talent