" Nothing meaningful or lasting comes without working hard at it."
Rick Pitino --- Submitted by Jill W. --- PennsylvaniaFebruary 28, 2003
" If you're ever lacking confidence in yourself, know that your teammates have confidence in you-and that should be all that you need."
Stephanie SalterFebruary 26, 2003
" Dreams are a place where the impossible becomes alive."
Copyright © 1999 Lisa BorgioliFebruary 26, 2003
" Never Die Easy."
Walter Payton --- Submitted by Nick E., Age 17 --- Ohio
Walter Payton said it best, "Never Die Easy". Don't let up until you hear that final blow of the whistle. Everything in life is worth fighting for. Make no regrets.February 24, 2003
" Fear is nothing but an emotion, weakness is a trait, so whatever we fear only makes us look weak. Fear nothing."
Copyright © 2003 Ryan WingerterFebruary 24, 2003
" Try the best, be the best, beat the best, all the best, and be the best of the best."
Copyright © 2003 Choo YeeFebruary 21, 2003
" Never settle for average, it's as close to the bottom as it is to the top."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Nicole B., Age 16 --- MichiganFebruary 21, 2003
" The only difference between failing and falling is whether or not you choose to get up."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Molly T., Age 18 --- GeorgiaFebruary 19, 2003
" If your coach is making bad decisions, take it upon yourself and take your team to victory. Whether you win or lose, you know you can look back on it and know people looked up to you for it."
Copyright © 2003 Hannah LeflerFebruary 19, 2003
" As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do."
Andrew CarnegieFebruary 17, 2003
" Anybody can be a sailor when the sun is shining but when the storm comes, can you stay on the boat?"
Copyright © 2000 Mark SaundersFebruary 17, 2003
" Sometimes the things that tie you to the deck are the things that keep you afloat."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Jess L., Age 16 --- MassachusettsFebruary 14, 2003
" We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have been."
George EliotFebruary 14, 2003
" The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible-and achieve it, generation after generation."
Pearl S. BuckFebruary 12, 2003
" Today, not tomorrow;
Now, not later."
Copyright © 2002 Nikki SegoviaFebruary 12, 2003
" To try your hardest and fail, is far better than never trying because in doing so, at least you get somewhere."
Written in 2003 by Elise R., Age 16 --- TexasFebruary 10, 2003
" Talent is great but overrated. Determination, which stems from a belief in one's ability to succeed, is usually what separates the winners from the losers."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Kev O., Age 16 --- N.S.W, AustraliaFebruary 10, 2003
" Being asked to give all you have is not a hard concept to grasp, but when you have all of the potential, it makes it that much tougher."
Copyright © 2002 Adam CrawfordFebruary 7, 2003
" You are what you think you are, what you feel you are, and most importantly who you tell yourself you are. So think positive. Life is too short for negative thinking."
Copyright © 2003 Barbara PerryFebruary 7, 2003
" If you know WHY you want it, you'll know HOW to get it.
Know the WHY; HOW will come."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Nima D. --- Ontario, CanadaFebruary 5, 2003
" When you are doing something, do not start by saying I can't do it; start by saying I can make a difference."
Written in 2003 by Ehmie --- Ontario, CanadaFebruary 5, 2003
" Where there's a will, there's an A."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Alicia Szumski --- Indiana
My brother and his roommate had posted this in their dorm room at Purdue their freshman year.February 3, 2003
" Dreams are challenging, but challenges are what we live for!"
Travis White --- Submitted by Amanda S. --- TexasFebruary 3, 2003
" If you don't go after what you want, you'll never have it, If you don't ask, the answer is always no. If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place."
Nora Roberts --- Submitted by C.S. --- Illinois