“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”    Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Competing in sports has taught me that if I’m not willing to give 120 percent, somebody else will.”    Ron Blomberg

“Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.”     Dale Carnegie

“In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.”    Coco Chanel

“The first and great commandment is, Don’t let them scare you.”     Elmer Davis

“Giving people self-confidence is by far the most important thing that I can do. Because then they will act.”     Jack Welch

“The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it.”     Arnold H. Glasow

“To lead the people, walk behind them.”     Lao Tsu

“I want you to start a crusade in your life …to dare to be your best.”     William Danforth

“Make yourself necessary to somebody.”     Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain cool and unruffled under all circumstances.”     Thomas Jefferson

“The most basic of all human needs is the need to understand and be understood. The best way to understand people is to listen to them.”     Ralph Nichols

“Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.”     Dale Carnegie

“I choose to feel good about myself. That way I am more open to learning.”     Ken Blanchard

“Do whatever makes you happy as long as you are not hurting yourself or anyone else.”    Author Unknown

“Push yourself again and again. Don’t give an inch until the final buzzer sounds.”     Larry Bird

“There’s two (2) possible outcomes: If the result confirms the hypothesis, then you’ve made a measurement. If the result is contrary to the hypothesis, then you’ve made a discovery.”    Fermi

“Yesterday I dared to struggle. Today I dare to win.”    Bernadette Devlin

“When you’re not practicing, remember, someone, somewhere, is practicing and when you meet him, he will win.”     Ed Macauley

“The fact that we have failed before in trying should not deter us from trying again. It will not deter me.”     Author Unknown

“Most people achieved their greatest success one step beyond what looked like their greatest failure.”     Brian Tracy
“My thoughts before a big race are usually pretty simple. I tell myself: Get out of the blocks, run your race, stay relaxed. If you run your race, you’ll win. Channel your energy. Focus.”     Carl Lewis

“Somewhere behind the athlete you’ve become, the hours of practice, the coaches who push you, and the fans who cheer for you is the little girl who fell in love with the sport and never looked back. Play for her.”    Author Unknown

“A person can’t teach what he does not know nor lead where he does not go.”     Unknown

“A team of sheep led by a lion will defeat a team of lions led by a sheep.”     Unknown

“An enthusiastic leader soon has enthusiastic followers.”     Unknown

“Just do what you do best.”     Red Auerbach

“All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dream with open eyes, to make it possible.”     T. E. Lawrence

“Good teams become great ones, when the members trust each other enough to surrender the me for the we.”     Phil Jackson

“Authority is no stronger than the man who yields it.”    Dolores E McGuire

“Good leaders were first good followers.”     Unknown

“Teamwork is what the Green Bay Packers were all about. They didn’t do it for individual glory. They did it because they loved one another.”     Vince Lombardi

“How far would Moses have gone if he had taken a poll in Egypt?”     Harry S. Truman

“Do as much as you can, as well as you can, for as long as you can.”     Anthony A. Lowe

“I wasn’t afraid to fail. Something good always comes out of failure.”     Anne Baxter

“Be boundless. There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are t who turn one into the other.”     Douglas Everett

“Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.”     Warren G. Bennis

“True leadership must be for the benefit of the followers, not the enrichment of the leaders.”     Robert Townsend

“The only way to get better at football is to play football.”     Gene Brodie

“I want to be remembered as the guy who gave his all whenever he was on the field.”     Walter Payton

“Attitude is about moving from a mental stance of blame to one of accountability.”     Unknown

“Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.”     Oprah Winfrey

“We should not let our fears hold us back from pursuing our hopes.”     John F. Kennedy

“If a team is to reach its potential, each player must be willing to subordinate his personal goals to the good of the team.”     Bud Wilkinson

“The harder you train, the harder it is to quit!”     Unknown

“Every passion has its destiny.”     Billy Mills

“The secret of success is to know something nobody else knows.”    Aristotle Onassis

“The biggest quality in successful people, I think, is an impatience with negative thinking.”     Edward McCabe

“We have not passed that subtle line between childhood and adulthood until… we have stopped saying “It got lost,” and say `I lost it.”     Sidney J. Harris

“A positive attitude may not solve every problem but it makes solving any problem a more pleasant experience.”     Grant Fairley

“Don’t think you can’t; show you can.”    Author Unknown

“Think of new ways to do old things. You must protect against boredom in a practice situation.”    George Raveling

“A problem is a chance for you to do your best.”    Buke Ellington

“And when we think we lead, we are most led.”     George G Byron

“I always felt that my greatest asset was not my physical ability; it was my mental ability.”    Bruce Jenner

“When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellence becomes a reality.”    Joe Paterno

“If dogs are barking at your heals, you know you’re leading the pack.”     Unknown

“Leadership is action, not position.”    Unknown

“Leadership: The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.”     Dwight D. Eisenhower

“The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men the conviction and the will to carry on.”     Walter Lippman

“The history of the world is full of men who rose to leadership by sheer force of self-confidence, bravery and tenacity.”     Mahatma Gandhi

“You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.”     Olliver Goldsmith

“You’ve got to take the initiative and play your game… Confidence makes the difference.”     Chris Evert

“Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.”     Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Always have a plan and believe in it. I tell my coaches not to compromise. Nothing good happens by accident.”     Chuck Knox

“The best place to put your troubles is in your back pocket, the one with the hole in it.”     Author Unknown

“Negativity is a waste of energy.”    Author Unknown

“One isn’t necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.”     Maya Angelou

“The sign on the door to success says, ‘PUSH’.”     Author Unknown

“Knowledge is potential; action is power.”     Anthony Robbins

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”    George Eliot

“Some people want it to happen, others make it happen.”    Michael Jordan