Catherine M. McGee Middle School
Physical Education

Past Quotes

A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example.
-Joe DiMaggio

You play the way you practice.
-Pop Warner

Baseball's 90 percent mental. The other half is physical.
- Yogi Berra

Enthusiasum is everything.
- Pele'

Contrary to the opinion of many people, leaders are not born. Leaders are made,
and they are made by effort and hard work.
- Vince Lombardi

The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win.
- Roger Bannister

Nobody who ever geve his best regretted it.
-George Halas

Failure is not fatal,
but failure to change might be.
-John Wooden

I'm not concerned with your liking me or disliking me.... All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.
-Jackie Robinson

It's not where you start but where you finish.
- April Heinrichs

You don't win on emotion.
You win on execution.
-Tony Dungy

A true champion knows how to overcome doubts
and manage those doubts and turn them into motivation.
-Misty Hyman

You can't depend on other people,
you have to run your own race.
-Joan Benoit-Samuelson

I always practice as I intend to play.
-Jack Nicholas

Winning doesn't always mean being first. Winning means you're doing better than you've ever done before.
-Bonnie Blair

A winner's strongest muscle is her heart.
-Cassie Campbell
Gold Medalist for Team Canada Hockey Team

You've got to believe you can win. But I believe respect for the fact that you can lose is what you always have to keep in mind so that nothing suprises you.
-Andre Agassi

From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.
-Arthur Ashe

If my dreams can happen to me, your dreams can happen to you. Champions are not made on the track or field; champions are made by the things you accomplish and the way you use your abilities in everyday life situations.
-Bob Beamon

My mom gave me unconditional support and unfailing love. You can't get any better than that. That's why I've never been afaid to lose.
-Mike Krzyzewski
Duke University Basketball Coach

Competetion in its best form is a test of self. It has nothing to do with medals. The winner is the person who gets the most out of themselves.
-Al Oerter
Winner of 4 Olympic gold medals in the discus.

A winner's strongest muscle is her heart.
-Cassie Campbell
Winner of 2 gold medals at the 1994 and 1997 Women's World Hockey Championships.

I always practice as I intend to play.
-Jack Nicklaus
One of golf's greatest players

My mom gave me unconditinal support and unfailing love. You can't get any better than that. That's why I've never been afraid to lose.
-Mike Krzyzewski
Basketball Coach of Duke University

The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel are the things that endure. These qualities are so much more important than the events.
-Vince Lombardi
NFL Hall of Fame coach

"Coaching is easy. It's the winning that's the hard part."
-Elgin Baylor
New Orleans Jazz

"Life is 10 percent what happens to you and 90 percent how you respond to it."
-Lou Holtz
University of Notre Dame football

"You can't make a great play until you first do it in practice."
-Chuck Noll
Former Pittsburgh Steelers Coach

"Set high goals, and be positive so others who share your goals will work together to attain them."
-Jody Conradt
University of Texas basketball coach

"An athlete's greatest glory lies not in never falling, but in rising every time he falls."
-Norm Van Brocklin
Minnesota Vikings and Atlanta Falcons

"Winning is only half of it. Having fun winning is the other half."
-Bum Phillips
Houstin Oilers

"The athlete who says that something cannot be done should never interrupt the one who is doing it.”
- John Wooden

Last Updated:
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 3:12 PM