Favorite Quotes (Part 1)

Some of my favorite quotes that I heard & collected over the past 6 years. More to come…

Players that play with a high motor – tremendous energy.

“The fight is won or lost far away from any witnesses.”

“Fatigue makes cowards out of us all.” – Lombardi

“Appreciation is the currency of success.”

“Energy creates energy” – Sarah Bernhardt

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” – The Dalai Lama

“It’s the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.”- Claude Bristol

“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs… Ask yourself what makes you come alive, and go do that, because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”

“Attitudes are nothing more than habits of thought, and can be acquired. An action repeated becomes an attitude realized.” Paul Meier

“To a smile given, many smiles return.”

The first key to greatness is to be in reality what we appear to be. –Socrates

Attitudes are nothing more than habits of thought, and can be acquired. An action repeated becomes an attitude realized. -Paul Myer

“These are the days when we become what we become.”

“Everything you want is just outside your comfort zone.” – Robert Allen

“There is never enough time to do everything, but there is always enough time to do the most important thing.” -Brian Tracy

“There’s a difference between interest and commitment. When you’re interested in something, you do it only when it’s convenient … When you’re committed to something, you accept no excuses; only results.” -Kenneth H. Blanchard

Eckhart Tolle quote: “Enthusiasm is the power that transfers the mental blueprint into the physical dimension.”

Walt Disney said, “If you can dream it, you can do it.”

The question is: How much are you truly willing to do everything that goes into reaching your dream?

Anthony Robbins: “Passion is the genesis of genius.”

“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.” – Anatole France

“Limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.”

“Opportunities multiply as they are seized.” -Sun Tzu

Coachability, competitiveness, toughness, unselfishness, motor! Each affects winning in a major way. Shaka Smart@coachsmartvcu

“By changing my beliefs, I change who I am.” -James Allen

“While excuses are just thoughts or beliefs, you are the decider of what you ultimately store away as your guide to life.” -Wayne Dyer

“Humility, like darkness, reveals the heavenly lights.” -Henry David Thoreau

“Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie Which we ascribe to Heaven” -William Shakespeare

“Life is a succession of moments. To live each one is to succeed.” -Corita Kent

“The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win.” – Roger Bannister

“There isn’t anything that isn’t made easier through constant familiarity and training … … Through training we can change; we can transform ourselves.” – Dalai Lama

“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.” PLATO

“Associate reverently, as much as you can, with your loftiest thoughts.”

“If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.” ~J.M. Power

“He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.” –Nietzsche

Want to be lucky? Be diligent. Nobody’s stopping you but you.

“An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity; a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.” – Churchill

“The main ingredient to stardom is the rest of the team.”

“Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.”

“Every man faces pain; the pain of hard work or the pain of regret.”

“The journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step.”

“There is nothing you can do about the fact that time flies. What you do control is how you use it.”

“Be ready for your opportunity. What is luck? Luck is where preparation and opportunity cross.”

“Association breeds assimilation.”

“If you want to win on the road, you need two things. Juniors and eniors.”

“You can’t just play motion offense and let the players run up and down the court. They need the structure to rely on when they need a basket so that they don’t feel the pressure.”

“The enthusiasm and passion on the sidelines are emotions that carry over to the players.”

“Anytime you experience adversity, your actions define who you are.”

“Hide your weaknesses. Then work on those weaknesses and really explore your strengths.”

“I want you to be the predators, not the prey. We want to hunt, not to be hunted.”

“Fatigue makes a coward of us all.”

“People are not more successful because they’ve had more experience; they are more successful because they have learned more from their experience.”

“A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to negotiate the turn.”

“Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.”

“Take care of the little things and the big things will take care of themselves.”

“When facing a difficult task, act as though it is impossible to fail.”

“Do not count the days, make the days count.”

“Practice does not make perfect, perfect practices makes perfect.” “There is no detail too small that leads to success.”

“The will to win is not nearly as important as the will to prepare to win.”

“Ask yourself if what you are doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.”

“To win it all, a team has to be obsessive about the fundamentals and the little things.”

“Winners develop the habit of doing things that losers don’t like to do.”

LINK: Favorite Quotes

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