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The person that said winning isn't everything,
by Mia Hamm

The person that said winning isn't everything,
never won anything.
- Mia Hamm

I am building a fire, and everyday I train,
I add more fuel.
At just the right moment, I light the match.
- Mia Hamm

I've worked too hard and too long to let anything stand in the way of my goals.
I will not let my teammates down and I will not let myself down.
- Mia Hamm

Take your victories, whatever they may be,
cherish them, use them, but don't settle for them.
- Mia Hamm

 

There are always new, grander challenges to confront,
and a true winner will embrace each one.
- Mia Hamm

Failure happens all the time.
It happens every day in practice.
What makes you better is how you react to it.
- Mia Hamm

If you don't love what you do, you won't do it with
much conviction or passion.
- Mia Hamm

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True champions aren't always the ones that win,
but those with the most guts.
- Mia Hamm

You may get skinned knees and elbows,
but it's worth it if you score a spectacular goal.
- Mia Hamm

It is more difficult to stay on top than to get there.
- Mia Hamm

I hope all you young girls see yourself up there...
we were just like you.
- Mia Hamm

I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team,
I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team,
not the individual, is the ultimate champion.
- Mia Hamm

You can't just beat a team, you have to leave a lasting
impression in their minds so they never want to see you again.
- Mia Hamm

It is not sacrifice if you love what you're doing.
- Mia Hamm

Being a good teammate is when you try to sprint down
a ball that everyone thinks is going out of bounds.
But you go after it anyways and you get it.
- Mia Hamm

Success breeds success.
- Mia Hamm

The vision of a champion is bent over,
drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion,
when nobody else is looking.
- Mia Hamm

When a person doesn't have gratitude,
something is missing in his or her humanity.
A person can almost be defined by
his or her attitude toward gratitude.
- Elie Wiesel

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

Love is when the other person's happiness
is more important than your own.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

You never really understand a person
until you consider things from his point of view.
- Harper Lee

A person without a sense of humor
is like a wagon without springs.
It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
- Henry Ward Beecher

I can't go back to yesterday -
because I was a different person then.
- Lewis Carroll

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

Start living now.
Stop saving the good china
for that special occasion.
Stop withholding your love
until that special person materializes.
Every day you are alive is a special occasion.
Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God.
- Mary Manin Morrissey

What is necessary to change a person is
to change his awareness of himself.
- Abraham Maslow

The highest reward for a person's toil
is not what they get for it,
but what they become by it.
- John Ruskin

An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere,
while the pessimist sees only the red stoplight.
The truly wise person is colorblind.
- Albert Schweitzer

Never allow a person to tell you NO
who doesn't have the power to say YES.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

To dream of the person you would like to be
is to waste the person you are.
- Anonymous

If you don't take full responsibility
for your own happiness,
who do you suppose will?
Your happiness is a one person job -
it begins and ends with you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't marry the person you think you can live with;
marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
- James C. Dobson

Every time you smile at someone,
it is an action of love,
a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
- Mother Teresa

A person with a new idea is
a crank until the idea succeeds.
- Mark Twain

Only one who devotes himself to a cause
with his whole strength and soul
can be a true master.
For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
- Albert Einstein

Difficulties are things that show a person what he is.
- Epictetus

There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything.
And that is by making the other person want to do it.
- Dale Carnegie

A person acting from a motivation
of contribution and service
rises to such a level of moral authority
that worldly success is a natural result.
- Marianne Williamson

The only fool bigger than the person who knows it all
is the person who argues with him.
- Stanislaw Jerszy Lec

When you find peace within yourself,
you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.
- Peace Pilgrim

There is no labor a person does that is undignified;
if they do it right.
- Bill Cosby

The final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself -
and you are the easiest person to fool.
- Richard Feynman

We really have to understand the person we want to love.
If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

A sense of humor... is needed armor.
Joy in one's heart and some laughter on one's lips
is a sign that the person down deep
has a pretty good grasp of life.
- Hugh Sidey

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another
as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
- Thomas Jefferson

We come to love not by finding the perfect person,
but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
- Angelina Jolie

Determine never to be idle.
No person will have occasion to complain
of the want of time who never loses any.
It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
- Thomas Jefferson

The envious person grows lean
with the fatness of their neighbor.
- Socrates

A happy person is not a person in a
certain set of circumstances,
but rather a person with a
certain set of attitudes.
- Hugh Downs

To the world you may be one person,
but to one person you may be the world.
- Anonymous (attributed to Bill Wilson, Brandi Snyder and others)

The difference between a successful person and others
is not a lack of strength,
not a lack of knowledge,
but rather a lack of will.
- Vince Lombardi

Nurturing is not complex.
It's simply being tuned in to the thing or person before you
and offering small gestures toward what it needs at that time.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

About leadership: No person can be a great leader
unless he takes genuine joy
in the successes of those under him.
- W. A. Nance

If there is any one secret of success,
it lies in the ability to get
the other person's point of view
and see things from that person's angle
as well as from your own.
- Henry Ford

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The moment there is suspicion about a person's motives,
everything he does becomes tainted.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.
- E. Joseph Cossman

Truth is absolute, but only to one person.
My truth is absolute to me, and your truth is absolute to you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We should meet abuse by forbearance.
Human nature is so constituted that
if we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse,
the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

When a man you like switches from what
he said a year ago, or four years ago,
he is a broad-minded person who has courage enough
to change his mind with changing conditions.
When a man you don't like does it,
he is a liar who has broken his promise.
- Franklin Pierce Adams

If I choose to bless another person,
I will always end up feeling more blessed.
- Marianne Williamson

Good for who? Good for what?
There is no absolute "good."
"Good" is simply one person's preference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The most pathetic person in the world
is someone who has sight, but has no vision.
- Helen Keller

Whenever you choose to carry resentment and hatred,
you are shouldering an immense burden that damages
your happiness, and often your health.
Does it matter that your resentment and hatred are "justified?"
Only you suffer - not the person you resent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The success of love is in the loving -
it is not in the result of loving.
Of course it is natural in love
to want the best for the other person,
but whether it turns out that way or not
does not determine the value of what we have done.
- Mother Teresa

There is no evil and there are
no evil forces in the world.
There are only people of awareness,
and there are people who are fast asleep -
and sleep has no force.
The whole energy is in the hands of the awakened people.
And one awakened person can awaken the whole world.
One lighted candle can make millions of candles lighted
without losing it's light.
- Osho

The shoe that fits one person pinches another;
there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.
- Carl Jung

The best effort of a fine person
is felt after we have left their presence.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Never cease loving a person, and never give up hope for him,
for even the prodigal son who had fallen most low,
could still be saved; the bitterest enemy
and also he who was your friend could again be your friend;
love that has grown cold can kindle
- Soren Kierkegaard

I recognize that the person I was in my past
is not the person I am today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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