Hockey is a sport for white men. Basketball is a sport for black men. Golf is a sport for white men dressed like black pimps.

— Tiger Woods

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

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

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It was a mixed bag pretty much all week.

A lot of really, really good stuff out there, some mediocre and some bad.

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It's ok 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.

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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.

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I think the guys who are really controlling their emotions ... are going to win.

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Don't force your kids into sports. I never was. To this day, my dad has never asked me to go play golf. I ask him. It's the child's desire to play that matters, not the parent's desire to have the child play. Fun. Keep it fun.

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I always feel pressure. If you don't feel nervous, that means you don't care about how you play. I care about how I perform. I've always said the day I'm not nervous playing is the day I quit.

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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 it.

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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.

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You can win all the tournaments you want, but the majors are what you're remembered for. It's how you're measured as a champion in our sport. The majors are where it's at.

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I stopped living according to my core values.

I knew what I was doing was wrong but thought only about myself and thought I could get away with whatever I wanted to.

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About Tiger Woods

Quotes 232 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Athlete
Birthday October 16

Golf is fluid. It's always changing. It's always evolving. First of all, you never master it.

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In order to help people, you have to first learn how to help yourself.

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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.

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

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I think the golf swing is all about rotation, all about trying to keep the club on plane.

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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.

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You hit a bad shot, you have to get over it right there and then so you can get focused on the next one.

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It will always be the ball and me.

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Sensationalism sells: Don't let the facts get in the way of a good story.

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Under pressure, you can win with your mind.

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No matter how good you get you can always get better and that's the exciting part.

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I miss hanging out with my friends, getting in a little trouble. I have to be so guarded now.

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I believe in myself. There's nothing wrong with believing in myself. That's the whole idea, is that you can always become better.

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And I don't cook, either. Not as long as they still deliver pizza.

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I did envisage being this successful as a player, but not all the hysteria around it off the golf course.

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If money titles meant anything, I'd play more tournaments.

The only thing that means a lot to me is winning. If I have more wins than anybody else and win more majors than anybody else in the same year, then it's been a good year.

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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.

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

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I don't get to live by different rules. The same boundaries that apply to everyone apply to me.

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I got hoes in different area codes

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Winning is not always the barometer of getting better.

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My dad has always taught me these words: care and share.

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I just try to be the best I can be and hope that is the best ever.

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You can always become better.

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

And that's how I look at my life. I will be a better golfer, I will be a better person, I will be a better father, I will be a better husband, I will be a better friend. That's the beauty of tomorrow.

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My dad was my best friend and greatest role model.

He was an amazing dad, coach, mentor, soldier, husband and friend.

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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.

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My main focus is on my game.

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Michael left because of the Bulls' management, not because he'd lost his love of playing the game.

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When things go right and you test properly and you find equipment that's better than what you were playing, then you can do some pretty neat things on the golf course.

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As you all know, I'm kind of a perfectionist.

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I love to play to win.

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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.'

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In therapy I have learned the importance of keeping spiritual life and professional life balanced. I need to regain my balance.

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The Masters is where I won my first major, and I view this tournament with great respect. After a long and necessary time away from the game, I feel like I'm ready to start my season at Augusta.

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The biggest thing is to have a mind-set and a belief you can win every tournament going in.

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My dad has always taught me these words: care and share.

That's why we put on clinics. The only thing I can do is try to give back. If it works, it works.

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