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Tiger Woods Quotes

Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods quotes: content from one of the most successful and famous golfers ever.

“Look, there are no shortcuts in golf, and there are no shortcuts in life.  You have to work for it.  Dream big and keep your dreams for yourself.  Because the dreams that you have are those things that separate you from others.  If you give up your dream, you give up hope.  And without hope, you are nothing.”

“It’s something you have to find from within.  You have to keep pushing yourself from within.  It’s not about what other people think and what other people say.  It’s about what you want to accomplish and do you want to go out there and be prepared to beat everyone you play or face?”

“People don’t understand that when I grew up, I was never the most talented.  I was never the biggest.  I was never the fastest.  I certainly was never the strongest.  The only thing I had was my work ethic, and that’s been what has gotten me this far.”

“I get to play golf for a living.  What more can you ask for – getting paid for doing what you love.”

“I wake up every day and I can’t wait to go to work, and that’s a gift.  Not too many people have the opportunity to feel that way.”

“I mean, as an athlete, as a competitor, you have to have that belief in yourself.”

“The biggest thing is to have a mindset and a belief you can win every tournament going in.”

“Winning takes care of everything.”

“I’ve always known where I wanted to go in life.”

“I enjoy what I do.”

“I love to compete.  That’s the essence of who I am.”

“I’m all or nothing.”

“I’m committed to try to make the product the best I possibly can.”

“I have a big-picture outlook, I am willing to fall, and I understand it’s okay to fall, but I am going to get back up.  I may take a step back, but in the end, I am going to take a giant leap forward.”

“There’s nothing wrong with having your goals really high and trying to achieve them.  That’s the fun part.  You may come up short.  I’ve come up short on a lot on my goals, but it’s always fun to try and achieve them.”

“I felt that I had worked hard my entire life and deserved to enjoy all the temptations around me.  I felt I was entitled, and thanks to money and fame, I didn’t have to go far to find them.”

“The greatest thing about tomorrow is, I will be better than I am today.”

“There’s no sense in going to a tournament if you don’t believe that you can win it.  And that is the belief I have always had.  And that is not going to change.”

“Days when you just don’t have it, you don’t pack it in, you give it everything you’ve got.  You grind it out.”

“Sensationalism sells; don’t let the facts get in the way of a good story.”

“Well, you know, a lot of people look at the negative things, the things that they did wrong and – which I do – but I like to stress on the things I did right, because there are certain things that I like to look at from a positive standpoint that are just positive reinforcement.”

“You have to look at the past in order to learn from it and move on.”

“There’s always stuff to work on.  You’re never there.”

“It’s okay to fail.  Failing does not shape your personality; it’s how you react upon your failure.  Do you dust yourself off and mope or do you dust yourself off and come back stronger the next time?  Eventually you will win.  It may not happen the next time, it may take a little time but you will win in the end.”

“You’re going to make mistakes.  The key is to learn from them as fast as possible and make changes as soon as you can.  That’s not always easy to do because ego and pride get in the way, but you have to put all that aside and look at the big picture.”

“One of the things that my parents have taught me is never listen to other people’s expectations.  You should live your own life and live up to your own expectations, and those are the only things I really care about.”

“My dad used to say, ‘Just because you dress up in a coat and tie, it doesn’t influence your intelligence.'”

“The amount of meetings I’ve been in – people would be shocked.  But that’s how you gain experience, how you can gain knowledge – being in meetings and participating.  You learn and grow.”

“I’m going to try to keep getting better.”

“You can always become better.”

“Winning is not always the barometer of getting better.”

“I want to be what I’ve always wanted to be: dominant.”

“I remember there was a time when people were saying I could never win again.”

“I like to pick my causes and not be forced into doing something.”

“The only thing you can do is take a learning experience from it, positives and negatives, and apply them to the future.  What did you do right, what did you do wrong, and I did a lot of things right this week.”

“If you are given a chance to be a role model, I think you should always take it because you can influence a person’s life in a positive light, and that’s what I want to do.  That’s what it’s all about.”

“I love to play golf, and that’s my arena.  And you can characterize it and describe it however you want, but I have a love and a passion for getting that ball in the hole and beating those guys.”

“Younger guys now are all working out, and you find that if everyone’s doing it and you’re not doing it, you’re going to be left behind.”

“Golf has made me and shaped me into the person I am here today.”

“The joy I get from winning a major championship doesn’t even compare to the feeling I get when a kid writes a letter saying, ‘Thank you so much.  You have changed my life.'”

“I’ve done some pretty bad things in my life.”

“We all make decisions.  But in the end, our decisions make us.”

“Achievements on the golf course are not what matters, decency and honesty are what matter.”

“Money and fame made me believe I was entitled.  I was wrong and foolish.”

“Business-wise, everything’s been good.”

“Life has been good.”

“I think life is all about having a balance, and trying to find equilibrium and not getting things one way or the other.”

“Hopefully, I’ll continue to have the success I’ve had.”

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