Golf without bunkers and hazards would be tame and monotonous. So would life.— B. C. Forbes
Instructive Bunker quotations
They say I get into too many bunkers. But is no problem. I am the best bunker player.
The only system which is truly secure is one which is switched off and unplugged, locked in a titanium lined safe, buried in a concrete bunker, and is surrounded by nerve gas and very highly paid armed guards. Even then, I wouldn't stake my life on it.
If your opponent is playing several shots in vain attempts to extricate himself from a bunker, do not stand near him and audibly count his strokes. It would be justifiable homicide if he wound up his pitiable exhibition by applying his niblick to your head.
My dear, did you ever stop to think what a wonderful bunker you would make?
Once when I'd been in a lot of bunkers, my caddie told me he was getting blisters from raking so much.
A regime which puts in a bunker the highest law in the land does not have the moral authority to say that nobody is above the law.
We'll make a bunker hill of it.
When I was released by the Americans I read historian Trevor Roper's book, 'The Last Days of Hitler'. Throughout the book like a red line, runs an eyewitness report by Hanna Reitsch about the final days in the bunker. I never said it. I never wrote it. I never signed it. It was something they invented. Hitler died with total dignity.
Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes!
Maybe they continued to agree with Archie Bunker - as I said earlier, you can't change people's minds, but you can get them to think.
I was in the back part of the bunker, so I had to carry the whole bunker. It was probably 20 yards.
I am a firm believer in 'negative thinking' when used correctly.
We need to be AWARE of negatives so that we can steer clear of them. A golfer needs to know where the bunkers and sand traps are - but he doesn't think continuously about the bunker - where he doesn't want to go. His mind glances at the bunker, but he DWELLS upon the green.
The object of a bunker or trap is not only to punish a physical mistake, to punish lack of control, but also to punish pride and egotism.
Went to 16 and hit a really bad 3 wood for my second shot and got stuck in the bunker about 70 yards from the pin. Poor execution, chunked it, hit a good chip up to about eight feet, missed it.
Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes! Then fire low!
What am I responsible for? Who am I responsible to? Everybody? How come when Archie Bunker nailed everybody, it was funny - but when I do it, it's not?
I don't want to brag, but I do more homework on the course than any other announcer. I chart the greens to get all the breaks. I walk down into the greenside bunkers. I walk into the fairway bunkers to see whether a player can reach the green from them.
The moment the average golfer attempts to play from long grass or a bunker or from a difficult lie of any kind, he becomes a digger instead of a swinger.
I shall enter on no encomium upon Massachusetts;
she needs none. There she is. Behold her, and judge for yourselves. There is her history; the world knows it by heart. The past, at least, is secure. There is Boston and Concord and Lexington and Bunker Hill; and there they will remain forever.
In an ideal world, the intelligent investor would hold stocks only when they are cheap and sell them when they become overpriced, then duck into the bunker of bonds and cash until stocks again become cheap enough to buy.
Liberty knows nothing but victories. Soldiers call Bunker Hill a defeat; but liberty dates from it though Warren lay dead on the field.
Fear runs our lives a lot of the time. You can face it head-on, or you can hide in your bunker.
My bursting heart must find vent at my pen.
People see Archie Bunker everywhere. Particularly girls; poor girls, rich girls, all kinds of girls are always coming up to me and telling me that Archie is just like their dad.
If mass media, social isolation in the suburbs, alienating workplaces and long car commutes create a bunker mentality, the Internet does the opposite.
the only way Bex would miss this would be if she were unconscious.
And tied up. And in a concrete bunker. In Siberia.
When a friend of Abigail and John Adams was killed at Bunker Hill, Abigail's response was to write a letter to her husband and include these words, "My bursting heart must find vent at my pen.
Have we not huddled in bunkers, while some premonition of tomorrow hung in the air and a comrade started singing? Oh, it felt so melancholy! And it was kitsch.
You know the old saying: "History is written by the winners.
And also, the team of hand-picked historians that the winner keeps hidden away in an underground bunker".
Attorney General John Ashcroft said there is a new credible terrorist threat.
He said everything is under control; not to panic. And then he went back to his harmonically sealed bunker.
Too much ambition is a bad thing to have in a bunker.
A golf ball can stop in the fairway, rough, woods, bunker or lake.
With five equally likely options, very few balls choose the fairway.
If Israel sent the IDF three kilometers into Lebanon and started digging trenches and building bunkers it would make news all over the world. But Syria does it and everyone shrugs. Hardly anyone even knows it happened at all.
Brad Pitt is older than Archie Bunker was in the first two seasons of All In The Family.