1-“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.”
2- “The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.”
3- Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
4- We run to win, not just to be in the race.
5- If you aren’t fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm.
6- It’s not whether you get knocked down, its whether you get back up.
7- “Individual commitment to a group effort, that is what makes a team work.”
8- “Football is like life – it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.”
9- “Once a man has made a commitment to a way of life, he puts the greatest strength in the world behind him. It’s something we call heart power. Once a man has made this commitment, nothing will stop him short of success.”
10- Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
11- Winning is not a sometime thing; it’s an all the time thing. You don’t win once in a while… you don’t do things right once in a while… you do them right all the time. Winning is habit.
12- Excellence must be pursued, it must be wooed with all of one’s might and every bit of effort that we have each day there’s a new encounter, each week is a new challenge.
13- “Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.”
14-“I firmly believe that any man’s finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is the moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle, victorious.”
15- “After the cheers have died down and the stadium is empty, after the headlines have been written and after you are back in the quiet of your room and the championship ring has been placed on the dresser and all the pomp and fanfare has faded, the endu.””In great attempts, it is glorious even to fail.”
16- “Leadership rests not only upon ability, not only upon capacity; having the capacity to lead is not enough. The leader must be willing to use it. His leadership is then based on truth and character. There must be truth in the purpose and will power in the character.”
17- “Inches make champions.”
18- “If you can accept losing you can’t win. If you can walk you can run. No one is ever hurt. Hurt is in your mind.”
19- “The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.”
20- “Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.” – Vince Lombardi
21- “Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.”
22- “The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That’s real glory. That’s the essence of it.”
23- “There is only one way to succeed in anything and that is to give it everything.”
24-“Some of us will do our jobs well and some will not, but we will be judged by only one thing-the result.”
25- “The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.”
26- “The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel are the things that endure. These qualities are so much more important than the events that occur.”
27- “It’s easy to have faith in yourself and have discipline when you’re a winner, when you’re number one. What you’ve got to have is faith and discipline when you’re not yet a winner.”
28- “Success is like anything worthwhile. It has a price. You have to pay the price to win and you have to pay the price to get to the point where success is possible. Most important, you must pay the price to stay there.”
29- “If you’ll not settle for anything less than your best, you will be amazed at what you can accomplish in your lives.”
30- “They call it coaching but it is teaching. You do not just tell them…you show them the reasons.”