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“There's a storm inside of us. I've heard many team guys speak of this. A burning. A river. A drive. An unrelenting desire to push yourself harder and further than anyone could think possible. Pushing ourselves into those cold, dark corners, where the bad things live. Where the bad things fight. We wanted that fight at the highest volume. A loud...” (continue)(continue reading)
“It takes twenty years of hard work to become an overnight success.”
“- Adm. Chester W. Nimitz: Mr. President, with all respect, sir. What you're asking can't be done.
[the president attempts to disengage his wheelchair leg braces and stand]
- George: [tries to aid the president] Mr. President...
- Roosevelt: Get back, George. Get back. [struggles to stand but is able to stand erect] Do not tell me it can't be done.”
“You've got more balls than a Chinese ping-pong tournament.”
“Nothing in this world can take the place of good old persistence. Talent won't. Nothing's more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius won't. Unrecognized genius is practically a cliche. Education won't. Why the world is full of educated fools. Persistence and determination alone are all powerful.”
“Melvin, do you know where you're lucky? You know who you want.”
“People thought I was a dirty skank? Fine. I'd be the dirtiest skank they've ever seen.”
“You gotta take chances for the things you care about.”
“From the souls of your feet, with every ounce of blood you've got in your body, lay it on the line until the final whistle blows. And if you do that, if you do that, we cannot lose. We may be behind on the scoreboard at the end of the game but if you play like that we cannot be defeated.”
“Nothing happens until I make it happen.”
“You want to see a miracle? Be the miracle.”
“Going in one more round when you don't think you can, that's what makes all the difference in your life.”
“Give me a minute, I'm good. Give me an hour, I'm great. Give me six months, I'm unbeatable.”
“You can shine no matter what you're made of.”
“Many years ago, a seal named Andre made his first historic swim home and his life became legend. Every winter he lived the life of a gentlemen at the country aquarium. Every spring my Dad set him free, and every time Andre made the two hundred and fifty mile journey home to spend the summer with us, his family. By the time Andre was twenty four...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Fred: You know you could give up the game, and that would be all right with me. In fact, I want you to give it up.
- Josh: But I can't.
- Fred: Why not?
- Josh: Because I have to play. I have to.”
“We must face tomorrow, whatever it may hold, with determination, joy and bravery”
“You have a gift for language, Mr. Riley. But talent is a common thing. People waste it every day. They abuse it. They take it for granted. Success comes not from what God has given you but what you do with it. It's really up to you.”