“Stop reading the news clippings. You’re small and you’re going to be smaller every week. There ain’t going to be no growth spurt between now and the first game. You’re going to use your minds! You’re going to play with your heart! And that is what you’re going to use to win the State Championship.”–Gary Gaines

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“Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.”
-George Edward Woodberry

“If you want to play: Practice. If you want to win: Practice Harder”

“Many public-school children seem to know only two dates: 1492 and 4th of July; and as a rule they don’t know what happened on either occasion.” –  Mark Twain

It’s hot out there.. be safe! Stay hydrated and avoid the heat if you can.

Coach Klein: Gatorade not only quenches your thirst better, it tastes better too.

Bobby Boucher: No, you people are drinkin the wrong water.

Coach Klein: Gatorade.

Bobby Boucher: H2O.

Coach Klein: Gatorade.

Bobby Boucher: H2O.

Coach Klein: [singing] Water sucks. It really, really sucks. Water sucks.

“The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.” -Tom Bodett

A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.

Joseph Campbell

 

This week’sQuote of the Weekis a shout out to Arlene! Arlene is one of my co-workers and today’s her birthday! 🙂

“To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.” ~Oliver Wendell Holmes

My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her. —George Washington

This week’s quote of the week comes from the movie Ladder 49. If you haven’t seen this movie, I encourage you to watch it now! The movie is based with the Baltimore Fire Department. It follows a firefighter throughout his career… Read the rest of this entry »

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