Posts Tagged ‘On Effort’

“Statistics are for losers.”  To talk in terms of first downs when there are no points given for first downs is to beg the question.  The payoff is in results, not effort.
   —   Paul M. Hammaker and Louis T. Rader
From their book: “Plain Talk to Young Executives
On This Day In:
2015 By Their Fruit
2014 Proven Worth
2013 From Missouri
2012 Recipe To Write: Start With One Aching Urge
2011 Ip And Rib
Real Things
2010 Final Competition

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Men do not fail, they give up trying.
  —  Elihu Root
When you call on a thoroughbred, he gives you every ounce of strength and heart and courage in him.  When you call on a jackass, he just kicks and brays.
  —  Patricia Neal
On This Day In:
2014 Honest Wants
2013 Faith, n.
2012 Surprise Me
2011 Confused With Truth

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Push yourself again and again.  Don’t give an inch until the final buzzer sounds.
   —    Larry Bird

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