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By Anonym 13 Sep

Arnold Palmer

As long as I can stay competitive and have fun doing what I'm doing, I guess I'll keep doing it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Arnold Palmer

In my early days of flying, if you flew on instruments, you were inevitably going to fly in thunderstorms. That was just a part of the business of flying.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Arnold Palmer

Putting is like wisdom - partly a natural gift and partly the accumulation of experience.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Arnold Palmer

I wanted to emulate my father. I wanted to be as tough as he was. I wanted to do the things that he did. I watched him.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Arnold Palmer

What other people may find in poetry or art museums, I find in the flight of a good drive.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Arnold Palmer

I can only tell you one thing that I do know for sure, I am a dreamer. There are not many people that will recognize or want to recognize the fact that they are dreamers in their own life ... I continue to get up in the morning,enthusiastically, and go pick up a golf club with a thought that I can somewhere find that secret to making the cut. That's just an example, but it applies to other things in life, too, and that's the way I live and the way I think and the way I feel.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Arnold Palmer

Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Arnold Palmer

I think, first of all, I'm very proud of Sam Saunders in general. I am happy to see him playing well and his performance has been good. He is coming on as I hoped he would at this stage of his life.He is a fine young man as well as a fine golfer. He is doing things the right way.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Arnold Palmer

I still enjoy what I do. I haven't been playing much golf and none since I dislocated my shoulder, but I come to the office every day.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Arnold Palmer

If you can concentrate on what you're doing and have the desire to do the things you have to do to win, you'll succeed.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Arnold Palmer

I remember what a thrill it was to attend my first Champions Dinner. Just being in the same room with some of the guys I had admired growing up and to be there because I had won The Masters was quite an honor. I still attend the dinner every year and it is one of the highlights of my time at Augusta during Masters week.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Arnold Palmer

I've drawn a lot of inspiration from people who have supported me, golfers who have helped me. If it wasn't for the game of golf I'd probably be mowing the greens back in Latrobe.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Arnold Palmer

I would never felt good if I hadn't experienced losing, because losing is part of your life. And it something that if I could teach people to understand that I think it could help them a lot.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Arnold Palmer

I try to deign golf courses that are individual in character and individual in their own standing.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Arnold Palmer

Winning is a drive, it's a thing that you feel like when I go to bed at night I go to sleep.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Arnold Palmer

I know, win or lose, I enjoyed the prospect of giving it my all.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Arnold Palmer

I'm in love with golf, and I want everybody else to share my love affair.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Arnold Palmer

A lot of tournaments that I can remember I made a few bad shots and I was afraid I would lose the tournament and it seemed to work, the putts seemed to go in. Just the Desire.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Arnold Palmer

I enjoyed the fans thoroughly, and they were always helpful. They were the reason that I tried so hard over the years.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Arnold Palmer

As for 1994 [ U.S. Open], I didn't do very well, but it was a great occasion for me even though I was not playing the way I had hoped. And it was obviously a very emotional day that last day, but it was a great memory for me and I have had a lot of great memories at Oakmont over the years.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Arnold Palmer

Everyone I built a course for thinks they have the best golf course in the world and I'm very pleased and proud of that.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Arnold Palmer

If Tiger Woods slamming his club into the ground is the biggest worry wehave, our sport isinprettygood shape.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Arnold Palmer

First time I met Jack [Nicholas ] I had heard about his golf and prowess - I was playing in the Ohio amateur.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Arnold Palmer

I was playing golf in Palm Springs and after a round I asked the waitress in a restaurant to bring me a glass of iced tea and lemonade. A lady sitting nearby heard me and asked the waitress to bring her a "Palmer," too. The name caught on and the beverage quickly spread around the country.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Arnold Palmer

The most rewarding things you do in life are often the ones that look like they cannot be done.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Arnold Palmer

An athlete must have a certain cockiness to succeed and win, but an athlete must also care about the game he or she plays.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Arnold Palmer

Swing your swing. Not some idea of a swing. Not a swing you saw on TV. Not that swing you wish you had. No, swing your swing. Capable of greatness. Prized only by you. Perfect in it's imperfection. Swing your swing. I know, I did.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Arnold Palmer

I've always been a big thinker that the more international competition that we create through sports the better relationships we'll have with countries.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Arnold Palmer

Establish a system you have confidence in and rely on it when you get into tough situations.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Arnold Palmer

I was playing cowboys and Indians in the trees, and then I started hitting the golf club with clubs father sawed off for me, and I began playing right here with my father.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Arnold Palmer

When I was playing in a junior tournament one time, I missed a short putt and threw my putter into the trees. I went on to win the tournament and later, instead of my dad congratulating me, he told me that if I ever threw a club again, I'd never play in another golf tournament. I haven't thrown a club since.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Arnold Palmer

I'm not much for sitting around and thinking about the past or talking about the past. What does that accomplish?

By Anonym 14 Sep

Arnold Palmer

It's a funny thing, the more I practice the luckier I get.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Arnold Palmer

I played high school golf, I played amateur golf and I started getting officers. I was playing pretty good, won amateur tournaments as a junior, and the whole thing.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Arnold Palmer

I stopped playing in the Masters in 2004, I stopped playing in the Par-3 [Contest], and now it's time to end this part of my Masters career. I would love to go on doing it forever, but I don't have the physical capability to hit the shot the way I would want to hit it. So I'll have to be content to watch.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Arnold Palmer

It is not a dreamlike state, but the somehow insulated state, that a great musician achieves in a great performance. He's aware of where he is and what he's doing, but his mind is on the playing of his instrument with an internal sense of rightness - it is not merely mechanical, it is not only spiritual; it is something of both, on a different plane and a more remote one.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Arnold Palmer

I've always made a total effort, even when the odds seemed entirely against me. I never quit trying; I never felt that I didn't have a chance to win.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Arnold Palmer

I never met a winner who had a work ethic. Not somebody who says I have so much talent that naturally I won.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Arnold Palmer

I have had a love affair with Wake Forest since my undergraduate days, but I didn't realize until many years later what I had truly learned at Wake Forest, both in and out of the classroom, about the meaning of a productive and meaningful life.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Arnold Palmer

There's some good news, too, and the good news is that the players [finally] have become more aware of the fact that we [in golf] need sponsors, and we need the good will that is created by the players being, let's say, cooperative with the sponsors - meaning friendly.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Arnold Palmer

For years I did take my time, but that was because I hated waiting to hit shots - I adopted a pace where I didn't have to stand by my ball and wait.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Arnold Palmer

I was born in 1929, that was the depression, so the golf course was manned by my father and two guys, they worked for my dad and they took me with them everywhere they went. And it was fun.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Arnold Palmer

I was the first son and first child. When my sister came along, well, she was two years younger, and I had to go to the golf course because my mother couldn't handle all the action going on. So I came with father to the golf course since I was a year and a half old and I spent the day with him here, and it worked in naturally. And it was fun for me being with my father, and doing things that a kid did it was great.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Arnold Palmer

I would urge the government to allocate more funds toward fighting cancer. My own situation, it made me think. It made me think about the potential of dying. I wouldn't say I was scared. I'm more scared of how it will happen than of it happening. I'm not scared that I'm going to die. I think of how I'm going to die ... I don't want to linger. That scares me a little. The idea of lingering.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Arnold Palmer

Golf is deceptively simple, endlessly complicated. A child can play it well and a grown man can never master it. It is almost a science, yet it is a puzzle with no answer.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Arnold Palmer

My grandson Sam Saunders has been playing golf since he could hold a club and I spent a lot of time with him over the years. Like my father taught me, I showed him the fundamentals of the game and helped him make adjustments as he and his game matured over the years.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Arnold Palmer

Concentration comes out of a combination of confidence and hunger.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Arnold Palmer

I remember ones I lost [shot]. I remember the ones I won, but I remember the ones I lost, something that I will never forget. Did it ruin me or hurt my career? It taught me about life, how to take the bad with the good.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Arnold Palmer

I'm particularly proud of anything the House and the Senate agree on.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Arnold Palmer

I think I've heard somebody say that I was a well-dressed golfer. I guess that has something to do with the fact that a lot of people who play golf don't dress very well.