Coaching involves much more than simply the X’s and O’s. There is a certain art involved in being a leader of this game as well.
The same can also be said for the words on this page.
Nothing happens unless first you dream.
To define the definition of discipline, determination, and desire — look under the word HEART!
The man who makes no mistakes, does not normally make anything.
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
Some of us are like wheelbarrows — only useful when pushed and very easily upset.
When you come to a fork in the road, take it.
Persistence is the key. Determination, hard work, and good intentions are all brought together with persistence.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
When someone throws dirt at you, remember, all they are doing is losing ground.
When you hear something, you forget it.
When you see something, you remember it.
But not until you do something will you understand it.
When you’re not afraid to do it wrong the first time, you’ll eventually get it very right.
No matter how long you’ve been walking south, in just a single step you can be walking north.
Talent is God-given; be humble
Fame is man-given; be thankful
Conceit is self-given; be careful
Joy shared is joy doubled. Sorrow shared is sorrow halved.
It is easy to be ordinary but it takes courage to excel; and we must excel.
Those who would have nothing to do with thorns must never attempt to gather flowers.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit.
Hurt is in your mind.
A good reason to have dreams is that in dreams, you don’t have to have reasons.
Well done is better than well said.
Failure is not defeat…until you stop trying.
The one thing worse than a quitter is the person who is afraid to begin.
The best angle from which to approach any problem is the TRYangle.
You can observe a lot by just watching.
The greatest mistake you can make is to be constantly fearful you will make one.
Habit is like a soft bed, easy to get into but hard to get out of.
The two best times to keep your mouth shut are when you’re swimming and when you’re angry.
Don’t be content with being average. Average is as close to the bottom as it is to the top.
Most people have a desire to look at the exception instead of the desire to become exceptional.
Things turn out the best for those who make the best of the way things turn out.
Cherish your vision; cherish your ideals; cherish the music that stirs in your heart, the beauty that forms in your mind, the loveliness that drapes your purest thoughts, if you remain true to them, your world will at last be built.
Dare to be a Daniel!
Dare to stand alone!
Dare to have a purpose firm!
Dare to make it known.
Tell the truth. Listen to the truth. Believe the truth.
Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.
God gave us two ears and one mouth — which indicates that we should listen twice as much as we speak.
Good things take time, as they should. We shouldn’t expect good things to happen overnight. Actually, getting something too easily or too soon can cheapen the outcome.
Listen to advice and accept instruction, and in the end you will be wise.
People will always doubt what you say, but they will always believe what you do.
If the mind can’t see it the body can’t achieve it.
When you stand at the edge of the cliff, jump to fly, not fall.
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.
A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top.
You probably wouldn’t worry about what people think of you if you could know how seldom they do.
When you reach for the stars you may not quite get one, but you won’t come up with a handful of mud either.
Never put your hand out farther than you can draw it back again.
Be patient: in time, even an egg will walk.
It is a mistake to try to look too far ahead. The chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.
When a thing is done, it’s done. Don’t look back. Look forward to your next objective.
The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance. Remember, the greatest failure is to not try. Once you find something you love to do, be the best at doing it.
If you do not have time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?
Good is not enough if better is possible.
Aerodynamically the bumblebee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn’t know that so it goes on flying anyway.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
What may be done at any time will be done at no time.
I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection. Excellence, I can reach for; perfection is God’s business.
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.
Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks. Then the doing of your work shall be no miracle, but you shall be the miracle.
When you are talking to yourself, watch your language.
When the devil starts reminding you of your past, simply remind him of his future.
Listen, or your tongues will keep you deaf.
Cancer is a problem. Everything else is an inconvenience.
Seek opportunity, not security. A boat in the harbor will eventually rot out.
Luck is where opportunity and preparation collide.
Isn’t it interesting that the words “listen” and “silent” contain the same letters?
Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.
God will probably not be interested in how much we included in our day, but how much of our day included him.
Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you.
Things are only impossible until they’re not.
Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.
Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.
Instead of using the words, ‘if only’, try substituting the words, ‘next time’.
All men dream; but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds awake to find that it was vanity; But dreamers of day are dangerous men, that they may act their dreams with open eyes to make it possible.
You can’t hold a man down without staying down with him.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Put things in perspective! Don’t gag on a gnat and swallow an elephant.
Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for ’tis better to be alone than in bad company.
Accept fate, and move on. Don’t yield to the seductive pull of self-pity. Acting like a victim threatens your future.
The important thing is not to stop questioning.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
Everyone who has ever taken a shower has had an idea. It’s the person who gets out of the shower, dries off, and does something about it that makes a difference.
The sign on the door of opportunity reads ‘Push’.
Be who you are and be that well.
Opportunity dances with those who are already on the dance floor.
You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.
What to do with a mistake – recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it.
If you think are too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room.
Don’t laugh at anyone’s dreams. People who don’t have dreams, don’t have much.
Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Give to the world the best you’ve got, and the best will come back to you.
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
A smooth sea never made a skilled mariner.
If you aren’t going to go all the way, why go at all?
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else’s hands, but not you.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
Faith makes things possible, not easy.
If you want your dreams to come true, don’t oversleep.
Your mind can only hold one thought at a time. Make it a positive and constructive one.
If one is always trying to get the better of another, he or she will NEVER get the best from him or herself.
Don’t waste time looking backward. You’ll just trip.
To know the road ahead, ask those coming back.
If you stop to think, don’t forget to get started again.
The first and last lesson is that there will always be more lessons.
Facing it, always facing it, that is the way to get through it. Face it.
Potential means you ain’t done it yet.
Champions play as they practice. Create a consistency of excellence in all your habits.
Discipline builds winners, winners stay disciplined.
If a man does his best, what else is there?
Don’t coach or play for the praise — but work in such a way as to earn it.
If you don’t like how things are, change it! You’re not a tree.
You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
Always remain above the taunting. Always remain above the insults. That’s how you’ll learn to be confident. Never lose the confidence of what you believe. Never. ‘Cause if it’s in your heart and if it’s in your soul, it’s who you are. Don’t let somebody talk you out of being you.