Quotes Are Us
October 15, 2013
In those hanging seconds when you really want to throw a fastball but are lost for a rejoinder, a few favorites willingly shared...
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it. (Lou Holtz)
"Winning is habit; unfortunately so is losing." (Vince Lombardi)
"To avoid criticism say nothing ... do nothing ... be nothing." (Hubbard)
Adversity & Character
"We all face a series of great opportunities disguised as impossible situations." (Unknown)
"I've had a lot of troubles in my life ... and most of them never happened." (My father)
"Reputation is made in a moment; character is built over a lifetime." (Unknown)
"When you lend someone $20 and never see it again, it was probably worth it." (Unknown)
"The standard of excellence for any player is defined by the sloppiest piece of work on the field."
"You are what your record says you are." (Bill Parcells)
"In coaching you start at the top. Make no mistake; if you don't have a good one you don't have a cut dog's chance." (Bear Bryant)
"If you haven't got time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?" (Jeff Mayer)
"More people fail for lack of purpose than from lack of talent." (Tony Robbins)
"Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare." (Japanese proverb)
"Leadership like coaching is fighting for the hearts and minds of your staff, getting them to believe in you and the mission in your building. Great leaders are like eagles; they never fly in flocks. Traveling 100,000 miles a year for consulting sessions in radio groups, it's the capacity to develop and improve staff skills that distinguishes the great from the good. Boiled down to its simplest, possibly the prime function of a leader is to keep hope alive."