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"The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will."

"Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence."

"Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work."

"Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later the man who wins, is the man who thinks he can."

"Leaders aren't born they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that's the price we'll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal."

"Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect."

"But I firmly believe that any man's finest hour, his greatest fulfillment of all he holds dear, is the moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle - victorious."

"I firmly believe that any man's finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle - victorious."

"People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society."

"Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit."

"Mental toughness is many things. It is humility because it behooves all of us to remember that simplicity is the sign of greatness and meekness is the sign of true strength. Mental toughness is spartanism with qualities of sacrifice, self-denial, dedication. It is fearlessness, and it is love."

"Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile."

"The leader can never close the gap between himself and the group. If he does, he is no longer what he must be. He must walk a tightrope between the consent he must win and the control he must exert."

"It is time for us all to stand and cheer for the doer, the achiever - the one who recognizes the challenges and does something about it."

"A man can be as great as he wants to be. If you believe in yourself and have the courage, the determination, the dedication, the competitive drive and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worthwhile, it can be done."

"Once you agree upon the price you and your family must pay for success, it enables you to ignore the minor hurts, the opponent's pressure, and the temporary failures."

"If you can accept losing you can't win. If you can walk you can run. No one is ever hurt. Hurt is in your mind."

"Teamwork is what the Green Bay Packers were all about. They didn't do it for individual glory. They did it because they loved one another."

"Show me a good loser, and I'll show you a loser."

"Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing."

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