Here are some pithy little witticisms…

January 7, 2008

to start the week off.

“Good luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” –Darrell Royal, Former University of Texas Football Coach

“If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes good, we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it. That’s all it takes to get people to win.” -Paul “Bear” Bryant, Former University of Alabama Football Coach

“I’ve had smarter people around me all my life, but I haven’t run into one yet that can outwork me. And if they can’t outwork you, then smarts aren’t going to do them much good. That’s just the way it is. And if you believe that and live by it, you’d be surprised at how much fun you can have.” -Woody Hayes, Former Ohio State Football Coach

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but simply moving on with dignity despite that fear.” -Pat Riley, Miami Heat Coach

“If you don’t have the time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?” -John Wooden, Former UCLA Men’s Basketball Coach

“Pressure is a word that is misused in our vocabulary. When you start thinking of pressure, it’s because you’ve started to think of failure.” -Tommy Lasorda, Former L.A. Dodgers Manager

“If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven’t done anything today.” -Lou Holtz, Former University of South Carolina Football Coach

“The key is not the will to win…everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to win that is important.” -Bobby Knight, Texas Tech Men’s Basketball Coach

“Today you have 100 percent of your life left.” -Tom Landry, Former Dallas Cowboys Coach

“The superior man blames himself. The inferior man blames others.” -Don Schula, Former Miami Dolphins Coach

“Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won’t taste good.” -Joe Paterno, Penn State Football Coach

“You can learn a line from a win and a book from a defeat.” -Paul brown, Former Cincinnati Bengals Coach

“Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.” -Fred Shero, Former Philadelphia Flyers Coach

“They key step for an infielder is the first one, but before the ball is hit.” -Earl Weaver, Former Baltimore Orioles Manager

“It’s not whether you got knocked down. It’s whether you get back up.” -Vince Lombardi, Former Green Bay Packers Coach

“Talent is God-given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.” -John Wooden, Former UCLA Men’s Basketball Coach

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