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Mad As Hell And… Quotes of the Day – Saturday, January 31, 2015 – Joe Namath

Mad As Hell And… Quotes of the Day – Saturday, January 31, 2015 – Joe Namath

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“First, I prepare. Then I have faith.”

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“If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all?”

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“Till I was 13, I thought my name was “Shut Up.””

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“To be a leader, you have to make people want to follow you, and nobody wants to follow someone who doesn’t know where he is going.”

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“We’re going to win Sunday. I guarantee it.”

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“When we won the league championship, all the married guys on the club had to thank their wives for putting up with all the stress and strain all season. I had to thank all the single broads in New York.”

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“When you have confidence, you can have a lot of fun. And when you have fun, you can do amazing things.”

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“When you win, nothing hurts.”

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“You learn how to be a gracious winner and an outstanding loser.”

Wikipedia:  Joe Namath

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Mad As Hell And… Quotes of the Day – Friday, January 30, 2015 – Napoleon Bonaparte

Mad As Hell And… Quotes of the Day – Friday, January 30, 2015 – Napoleon Bonaparte

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“A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights.”

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“A revolution can be neither made nor stopped. The only thing that can be done is for one of several of its children to give it a direction by dint of victories.”

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“A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.”

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“Ability is nothing without opportunity.”

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“Courage is like love; it must have hope for nourishment.”

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“Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.”

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“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.”

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“Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.”

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“Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them.”

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“He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.”

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“I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin, to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies.”

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“If you want a thing done well, do it yourself”.

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“Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.”

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“It requires more courage to suffer than to die.”

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“Men are moved by two levers only: fear and self interest.”

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“Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.”

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“One must change one’s tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one’s superiority.”

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“Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.”

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“The battlefield is a scene of constant chaos. The winner will be the one who controls that chaos, both his own and the enemies.”

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“The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue.”

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“The people to fear are not those who disagree with you, but those who disagree with you and are too cowardly to let you know.”

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“The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the senses and the mind.”

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“The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.”

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“To do all that one is able to do, is to be a man; to do all that one would like to do, is to be a god.”

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“Victory belongs to the most persevering.”

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“When soldiers have been baptized in the fire of a battle-field, they have all one rank in my eyes.”

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“With audacity one can undertake anything, but not do everything.”

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“If the art of war were nothing but the art of avoiding risks, glory would become the prey of mediocre minds…. I have made all the calculations; fate will do the rest.”

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“Success is the most convincing talker in the world.”

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“Impatience is a great obstacle to success; he who treats everything with brusqueness gathers nothing, or only immature fruit which will never ripen.”

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“The fool has one great advantage over a man of sense — he is always satisfied with himself.”

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“How many seemingly impossible things have been accomplished by resolute men because they had to do, or die.”

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“At the beginning of a campaign it is important to consider whether or not to move forward; but when one has taken the offensive it is necessary to maintain it to the last extremity.”

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“In a battle, as in a siege, the art consists in concentrating very heavy fire on a particular point. The line of battle once established, the one who has the ability to concentrate an unlooked for mass of artillery suddenly and unexpectedly on one of these points is sure to carry the day.”

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“The secret of great battles consists in knowing how to deploy and concentrate at the right time.”

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“A man who has no consideration for the needs of his men ought never to be given command.”

Wikipedia:  Napoleon Bonaparte

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Mad As Hell And… Quotes of the Day – Thursday, January 29, 2015 – Gale Sayers

Mad As Hell And… Quotes of the Day – Thursday, January 29, 2015 – Gale Sayers

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“I learned that if you want to make it bad enough, no matter how bad it is, you can make it.”

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“There comes a time when you have to stand up and be counted.”

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“Athletes as role models and heroes is a hoax, a sick hoax. The men and women who are fighting in Iraq, they are the true heroes.”

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“We must stop the trend of closing schools and building prisons.”

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“When you step onto that field, you cannot concede a thing.”

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“Our young people look up to us. Let us not let them down. Our young people need us. Saving them will make heroes of us all.”

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“I don’t care to be remembered as the man who scored six touchdowns in a game. I want to be remembered as a winner in life.”

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“There’s no way I would have made the Hall of Fame or set any of the records I did by myself. No matter how many yards I gained, whether it was three or 300, someone had to be there to make the block. Well, I played football, but you guys are out here giving a lot to make lives and to save lives. You need each other as much as we need you. Please continue to do what you’re doing.”

Wikipedia Page:  Gale Sayers

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Mad As Hell And… Quotes of the Day – Wednesday, January 28, 2015 – Roger Staubach

Mad As Hell And… Quotes of the Day – Wednesday, January 28, 2015 – Roger Staubach

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“Football teaches you hard work. It takes a lot of unspectacular preparation to have spectacular results in both business and football.”

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“It’s okay to have personal ambitions, but you have to take someone with you.”

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“Confidence doesn’t come out of nowhere. It’s a result of something… hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.”

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“Nothing good comes in life or athletics unless a lot of hard work has preceded the effort. Only temporary success is achieved by taking short cuts.”

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“In any team sport, the best teams have consistency and chemistry.”

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“Winning isn’t getting ahead of others. It’s getting ahead of yourself.”

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“There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.”

Wikipedia: Roger Staubach

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Mad As Hell And… Quotes of the Day – Tuesday, January 27, 2015 – Johnny Unitas

Mad As Hell And… Quotes of the Day – Tuesday, January 27, 2015 – Johnny Unitas

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“There is a difference between conceit and confidence. Conceit is bragging about yourself. Confidence means you believe you can get the job done.”

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“I always thought I could play pro ball. I had confidence in my ability, You have to. If you don’t who will?”

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“My father was totally dedicated to this game and made sure everybody on the team was just as dedicated, because it is the ultimate team sport.”

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“Anything I do, I always have a reason for.”

Wikipedia:  Johnny Unitas

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