Always keep an open mind and a compassionate heart. – Phil Jackson
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them. -Michael Jordan
That was the real secret of the Tarahumara: they’d never forgotten what it felt like to love running. They remembered that running was mankind’s first fine art, our original act of inspired creation. Way before we were scratching pictures on caves or beating rhythms on hollow trees, we were perfecting the art of combining our breath and mind and muscles into fluid self-propulsion over wild terrain. – Christopher McDougall, Born to Run, p.92
The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club wont be worth a dime.
Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart, and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks.
It’s lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them — a desire, a dream, a vision. – Muhammad Ali
Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping him up. – Jesse Jackson
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.