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It's always discouraging when you don't have things go your way.
by Ed Belfour

It's always discouraging when you don't have things go your way.
They are frustrated just like the rest of us.
- Ed Belfour

I love proving people wrong.
- Ed Belfour

I've been real fortunate to be on a lot of great teams.
- Ed Belfour

I have been dealing with back problems since 1995 when
I was with the Blackhawks,
and I've only missed part of one season because of it.
That was last season in Toronto.
- Ed Belfour

 

One minute you're a slug and the next minute you're a hero,
so you don't know what to think.
- Ed Belfour

It takes two guys on a team to do very well in the end and be successful.
- Ed Belfour

My whole career I'm used to playing a lot of games.
- Ed Belfour

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When one guy undermines the other, it only causes trouble,
and the team isn't successful.
It's very important for both of us to accept our role and help the team.
One guy can get hot, and if that's Alex,
I'll support him and help any way I can.
- Ed Belfour

Sometimes you can press a little bit and you're trying
to do too much and you're trying too hard.
You want to win so bad and you want to help the team
so badly that you end up trying too much instead of
letting the play come to you.
- Ed Belfour

I just have a lot of respect for Terry and his family.
He played without a mask, and his life was tragically ended.
And it just means a lot to me to be up there with him
and the other greats that have played that long.
- Ed Belfour

I think everybody has to be better, right from me out.
Everybody has to step up their games for us to be successful here.
I've been lucky to be on some good teams over the years
and that's what it takes,
everybody contributing night after night.
- Ed Belfour

There are a lot more shots coming at the net and guys
are just shooting it at the net because they have more
time and pucks are going in off legs and feet and shoulders and heads,
so you might have to play out a little further on the
shot and hope it hits you.
- Ed Belfour

The meme for blind faith secures its own perpetuation
by the simple unconscious expedient of discouraging rational inquiry.
- Richard Dawkins

Most awards, you know, they don't give you unless you go and get them -
did you know that? Terribly discouraging.
- Barbra Streisand

If you're trying to invent something new,
you're going to reach a lot of discouraging points,
and most people give up.
- Steve Lacy

It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.
- Noel Coward

Sometimes I think of life as a process where everybody
is discouraging and taking everybody else down a peg or two.
- Brenda Ueland

You cannot bring about prosperity without discouraging thrift.
- Paul Getty

I don't know which is more discouraging,
literature or chickens.
- E. B. White

At the very top state institutions, like UCLA,
Berkeley and the University of Texas,
however, the trend of downward minority enrollment
remains persistent and discouraging.
- Adam Schiff

It's discouraging for me to come out there and watch
the lack of fan support for a good team.
- Jerry West

It's discouraging to think how many people are shocked
by honesty and how few by deceit.
- Noel Coward

It would be very discouraging if somewhere down the
line you could ask a computer if the Riemann hypothesis is correct and it said,
'Yes, it is true, but you won't be able to understand the proof.'
- Ronald Graham

The old welfare system was hurting people by discouraging work and marriage.
Welfare reform, and now this legislation,
will build on the understanding that work and strong
families are the foundation upon which we build our future.
- James Talent

Managing can be more discouraging than playing,
especially when you're losing because when you're a player,
there are at least individual goals you can shoot for.
When you're a manager all the worries of the team become your worries.
- Al Lopez

It's really difficult for me.
Language, I am sorry that I haven't.
I think I just always expected that you learn a word
in place of a word and when I discovered how difficult
the grammar was and learning that was very discouraging for me.
- Bo Derek

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A well-developed sense of humor
is the pole that adds balance to your steps,
as you walk the tightrope of life.
- William Arthur Ward

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,
Thank you, that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart

A friend is someone who knows all about you,
and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain

It is the friends you can call up at 4 A.M. that matter.
- Marlene Dietrich

Know the power and the peace of saying,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

Do not let what you cannot do
interfere with what you can do.
- John Wooden

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.
If you concentrate on what you don't have,
you will never, ever have enough.
- Oprah Winfrey


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