My Favorite Inspiring Quotes
Commentary by Peter Shepherd
A person who falls and gets back up is much stronger than a person who never fell. It never gets easier, you just get better.
When you feel like quitting, think about why you started. You are your only limit.
As Bear Bryant said, “There’s a lot of blood, sweat and guts between dreams and success.”
As Anima Vitam said, “When you believe in yourself, you have 100% of the people you need on your side.”
Babe Ruth puts it this way: “It’s the way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime.”
Some articles about sports...
You’d think that, once they’d reached the very top of their game, professional sports stars would be able to rely on their talent to see them through. But, just like the Sunday footballer with his lucky Y-fronts and the club tennis player who always needs to use the same changing room locker, it seems like ritual and superstition have a big role to play at every level of sport – and here are five of the most extreme examples. Continues...
Since the earliest days of the Olympics in ancient Greece, sports have been used as a metaphor for life. Sometimes this is obvious, such as the military skills of the javelin throw, boxing, and wrestling, but more often, it is the personal and team skills of the ‘tribe’ or individual that are tested in a game. The same is true of sports today, and even more importantly, what we can learn from them. Continues...
Please share this page (non-tracking links)