There is a syndrome in sports called 'paralysis by analysis.'
I have tried to keep on with my striving because this is the only hope I have of ever achieving anything worthwhile and lasting.
Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome.
If I were to say, God, why me? about the bad things, then I should have said, God, why me? about the good things that happened in my life.
You learn about equality in history and civics, but you find out life is not really like that.
True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others, at whatever cost.
We must reach out our hand in friendship and dignity both to those who would befriend us and those who would be our enemy.
We must believe in the power of education. We must respect just laws. We must love ourselves, our old and or young, our women as well as our men.
I strongly believe the black culture spends too much time, energy and effort raising, praising, and teasing our black children about the dubious glories of professional sports.
We blacks look for leadership in men and women of such youth and inexperience, as well as poverty of education and character, that it is no wonder that we sometimes seem rudderless. . . . We see basketball players and pop singers as possible role models.
Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory.
Success is a journey not a destination. The doing is usually more important than the outcome. Not everyone can be Number 1.
One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
I keep sailing on in this middle passage. I am sailing into the wind and the dark. But I am doing my best to keep my boat steady and my sails full.
When we were together, I loved you deeply and you gave me so much happiness I can never repay you.
You've got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing.
There is a syndrome in sports called paralysis by analysis.
From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.
Every time you win, it diminishes the fear a little bit. You never really cancel the fear of losing; you keep challenging it.
Trust has to be earned, and should come only after the passage of time.
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