Arnie's greatest quotes

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Arnold Palmer wasn’t just The King. He was the king of the one-liner. His legend in part was built by his close relationship with the media, and lines like these…

“What other people may find in poetry, I find in the flight of a good drive.”

“Concentration comes out of a combination of confidence and hunger.”

“Success in this game depends less on strength of body than strength of mind and character.”

“Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated.”

“When people ask what’s driven me all these years, I always give the same answer. It’s you.”

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

“Putting is a fascinating, aggravating, wonderful, terrible and almost incomprehensible part of the game of golf.”

“When I was in college, I thought about becoming an attorney. But I wasn't smart enough; I hate being cooped up indoors; and I'm too nice a guy.”

“Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated; it satisfies the soul and frustrates the intellect. It is at the same time rewarding and maddening - and it is without a doubt the greatest game mankind has ever invented.”

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

“The road to success is always under construction.”

“I have a tip that will take five strokes off anyone's golf game. It's called an eraser.”

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

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

“I never rooted against an opponent, but I never rooted for him either.”