Intimidating quotes for sports
These have been said by coaches, players, and a lot of people associated with sports. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed.
For many, sports may merely be a source of recreation, but for some people, it is a passion, or even a matter of life and death. I've failed over and over and over again in my life.
He crashed on the ground, his face white as a sheet.
To these athletes, winning means being number one, coming in first and nothing else. Remember, winning is about what YOU do, not what your opponent does. What “unbreakable” limits are you placing on yourself as an excuse for not going for it? Do not let your “I can’ts” define who you are and what you can do.
The habit can kill and coarsen the very best man or woman to the level of a beast. the return of the human dignity, repentance and regeneration becomes almost impossible.” ― “When the Washington Post telephoned me at home on Valentine's Day 1989 to ask my opinion about the Ayatollah Khomeini's fatwah, I felt at once that here was something that completely committed me.
It was, if I can phrase it like this, a matter of everything I hated versus everything I loved.
In the Humanities and Social Science departments, where freedom of thought is of central importance, the American flag is more hated than loved by the faculty and the graduate students.
I know this from firsthand because I was a graduate student at UC Irvine from 1986-1989.
Professors there promoted Marxism, engaged in active recruitment of students amenable to Marxist ideas, and damaged the careers of those who were anti-Marxist.