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Grantland Rice
(1880-1954) born on
Nov 01
US sports columnist, author. He was for many years one of the leading sports authorities; wrote for the "NY Herald Tribune," 1914-30 and "Colliers," 1925-37.
         
   
F
I learned much more from defeat than I ever learned from winning.

R
All wars are planned by old men In council rooms apart.
A
You are meant to play the ball as it lies, a fact that may help to touch on your own objective approach to life.
N
For when the One Great Scorer comes
To mark against your name,
He writes - not that you won or lost -
But how you played the game.
K
Eighteen holes of golf will teach you more about your foe than eighteen years of dealing with him across a desk.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: <a href="http://www.quotedoctor.com/">In "The Book of Southern Wisdom," by Criswell Freeman, 1994.</a>
R: "Two Sides of War."
A: <a href="http://www.quotedoctor.com/">In "The Golfer's Book of Wisdom," ed. by Criswell Freeman, 1995.</a>
N: "Alumnus Football," recalled on his death 13 Jul 1954.
K: <a href="http://www.quotedoctor.com/">In "The Golfer's Book of Wisdom," ed. by Criswell Freeman, 1995.</a>
   


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