Tomahawks Home: Food for Thought

Saturday, March 20
The following quotes are for all members of the Tomahawk's family to read and ponder.  These quotes apply not only to softball but to life.  It is important to reflect and discover those traits or qualities that move us toward a better life. 



"Discipline is doing what you are supposed to do in the best possible manner at the time you are supposed to do it."

Coach Krzyzewski

“In order to excel, you must be completely dedicated to your team. You must also be prepared to work hard and be willing to accept criticism. Without 100% dedication, you won't be able to do this.”
Wilson Mizner

“Develop the winning edge; small differences in your performance can lead to large differences in your results.”
Brian Tracy

“The time is always right to do what is right.”
Martin Luther King Jr.

“Nothing is more harmful to the service, than the neglect of discipline; for that discipline, more than numbers, gives one army superiority over another.”
George Washington

“Something in human nature causes us to start slacking off at our moment of greatest accomplishment. As you become successful, you will need a great deal of self-discipline not to lose your sense of balance, humility and commitment.”
H. Ross Perot

“You will find men who want to be carried on the shoulders of others, who think that the world owes them a living. They don't seem to see that we must all lift together and pull together.”
Henry Ford

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

"A successful team is a group of many hands but of one mind."
Bill Bethel

"Every team requires unity. A team has to move as one unit, one force, with each person understanding and assisting the roles of his teammates. If your team doesn't do this, whatever the reason, it goes down in defeat. You win or lose as a team, as a family."
Jack Kemp 

"Every great institution is the lengthened shadow of a single man. His character determines the character of the organization."
Ralph Waldo Emerson

"A team with a star player is a good team, but a team without one is a great team."
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