Our Favorite Quotes
"The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That’s real glory. That’s the essence of it."
"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life that you have imagined."
"Inspiration is the feeling I get when I hear the pride in my mom's voice when I tell her about something I have accomplished."
"If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep the streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well."
"Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character."
"I firmly believe that any man's finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of al that he holds dear, is the moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious."
"The will to win is useless without the will to prepare."
"Every man has an obscure respect for courage in others, especially if it is moral courage, the rarest and most difficult sort of bravery... it makes the very brute understand that this man is more than a man."
"Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not a coincidence."
"It's not bragging if you can do it."
"Whenever you do a thing, act as if all of the world were watching."
"Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way."
"If you're mad at your kid, you can either raise him to be a nose tackle or send him out to play on the freeway. It's about the same."
"You have to play this game like somebody just hit your mother with a two-by-four."
"Success is a journey, not a destination."
"I like to believe that my best hits border on felonious assault."
"He wanted to win and so did they... the difference in the game was the one kid and his speed."
"Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss you will land among the stars."
"If it doesn't matter who wins or loses, then why do they keep score?"
"Football is after all, a wonderful way to get rid of your aggressions without going to jail for it."
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."
"Do what you do so well that when other people see what it is that you do, they will want to see you do it again... and they will bring others with them to show them what it is that you do."
"May God have mercy on my enemies, because I won't."
"Try not to become a man of success, but rather a man of value."
"Skill and confidence are an unconquered army."
"Giving up is the ultimate tragedy."
"Without heroes we are all plain people and don't know how far we can go."
If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you're his sincere friend."
"Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry."
"Pressure makes diamonds."
"Leadership is like beauty, it's hard to define but you know it when you see it."
"Genius is one percent inspiration, and ninety-nine percent perspiration."
"We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give."
"Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?"
"You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take."
"The darkest hour in any man's life is when he sits down to plan how to get money without earning it."
"All glory is fleeting."
"Guys, you're going to annoy the enemy, tease them, and the more the better."
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