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We were excited to win, staying undefeated is just the icing. ...
by Steve Nash

We were excited to win, staying undefeated is just the icing.
- Steve Nash

Basketball isn't as popular in Canada as it is in the US.
Hockey is by far the most popular sport in Canada.
- Steve Nash

The crowd gives us so much energy and we are able to really feed off of it.
Hitting those shots and having the crowd go crazy helps boost our confidence.
We love our fans.
- Steve Nash

It's important for us, if we're going to be a good team,
to be a good defensive team in the fourth quarter.
- Steve Nash

 

I used to collect hockey cards.
It was like Vegas at my school.
You'd go to school with your box of cards,
and at recess and lunchtime there were all these games we'd play.
- Steve Nash

Our centers spread the floor, shoot the three and block shots.
We can play pick and pop.
- Steve Nash

The NBA has the best point guards in the world,
so it is important that I come ready to play every night.
- Steve Nash

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Anytime you play a finalist it's going to be a challenge.
- Steve Nash

I have to say I've worked very few days of my life.
I used to have to cut the lawn, and when I was in junior high school,
I worked at a concession stand at a stadium.
- Steve Nash

The playoffs are the playoffs.
You just play who is put in front of you.
- Steve Nash

My father was a soccer player.
All my friends played basketball though,
so I stuck with basketball.
- Steve Nash

My ideal day would be to get a good work out in,
listen to music, talk to my family and friends on the phone,
read and go to a good movie.
- Steve Nash

You should be able to voice your opinion and respect
the voice of the other side.
You should be willing to educate yourself and know
what it is you're dealing with.
- Steve Nash

My best move is probably my pull up jump shot.
- Steve Nash

I have definitely gone through my ups and downs and
faced my adversity and my nay-sayers,
but managed to do all right.
It is a pretty classic tale.
- Steve Nash

We've been playing ugly.
Without all of our bodies, we've been kicking it all over the shop,
but fortunately we've been able to make the big buckets
and rely on our defense for once.
- Steve Nash

What happened in the past is just that,
the past.
Champion or not.
- Steve Nash

My free time at home is usually spent emailing,
listening to music, reading and talking on the phone.
I wish I was on the phone less, but I have been fortunate
to stay in touch with so many incredible friends.
- Steve Nash

The fans in Dallas were hard on me my first year,
but after having a great year last year they are now supporting me.
It feels great to have my hard work pay off,
especially when the fans made it hard for me.
- Steve Nash

People have always doubted whether I was good enough
to play this game at this level.
I thought I was, and I thought I could be.
What other people thought was really always irrelevant to me.
- Steve Nash

I am a huge believer in giving back and helping out
in the community and the world.
Think globally, act locally I suppose.
I believe that the measure of a person's life is the
affect they have on others.
- Steve Nash

The simplest questions are the most profound.
Where were you born?
Where is your home?
Where are you going?
What are you doing?
Think about these once in a while
and watch your answers change.
- Richard Bach

There are those that look at things
the way they are, and ask "Why?"
I dream of things that never were, and ask "Why not?"
- Robert F. Kennedy paraphrase of George Bernard Shaw

The journey between what you once were
and who you are now becoming
is where the dance of Life really takes place.
- Barbara De Angelis

All that is necessary to break the spell
of inertia and frustration is this:
Act as if it were impossible to fail.
- Dorthea Brande

Forgiveness is unlocking the door to set someone free
and realizing you were the prisoner!
- Max Lucado

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true
were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
- Orville Wright

Half of everything you were ever taught is wrong;
the question is which half.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We act as though comfort and luxury
were the chief requirements of life,
when all that we need to make us really happy
is something to be enthusiastic about.
- Charles Kingsley

Look at everything as though you were seeing it
either for the first or last time.
Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
- Betty Smith

We would never have a word for Joy
if there were no suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Follow your bliss and doors will open
where there were no doors before.
- Joseph Campbell

Act as if it were impossible to fail.
- Dorthea Brande

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced.
Live your life so that when you die,
the world cries and you rejoice.
- Indian Proverb

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
We ask ourselves,
Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?
Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people won't feel insecure around you.
We are all meant to shine, as children do.
We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us.
It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone.
And as we let our own light shine,
we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence automatically liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

Begin each day as if it were on purpose.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The problems of the world cannot possibly
be solved by skeptics or cynics
whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities.
We need men who can dream of things that never were.
- John F. Kennedy

Whenever you do a thing,
act as if all the world were watching.
- Thomas Jefferson

The greatest hazard of all, losing one's self,
can occur very quietly in the world, as if it were nothing at all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

When you are in any contest,
you should work as if there were -
to the very last minute - a chance to lose it.
This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize
how close they were to success when they gave up.
- Thomas Edison

So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Forgive and give as if it were your last opportunity.
Love like there's no tomorrow, and if tomorrow comes, love again.
- Max Lucado

Win as if you were used to it,
lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Who were you before you put yourself last.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

While they were saying among themselves
it cannot be done, it was done.
- Helen Keller

Hide not your talents,
they for use were made.
What's a sundial in the shade?
- Benjamin Franklin

You see things and you say, Why?
But I dream things that never were and say, Why not
- George Bernard Shaw

I long to accomplish a great and noble task,
but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks
as if they were great and noble.
- Helen Keller

The good news is that you aren't
as important as you thought you were.
Relax. The weight of the world
is not on your shoulders.
Take a day off.
Go for a long silent walk in the woods.
The world will still be there tomorrow -
as good and as bad as ever.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What if it were only an illusion?
Perhaps life is not as threatening as it appears.
Perhaps the greatest threat to our serenity
is our fear of the future -
our fear of the unknown.
Perhaps, as Franklin D. Roosevelt said,
"The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Beginning today, treat everyone you meet
as if they were going to be dead by midnight.
Extend to them all the care,
kindness and understanding you can muster,
and do with no thought of any reward.
Your life will never be the same again.
- Og Mandino

Love is what we were born with.
Fear is what we learned here.
Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love.
The real miracle is the love that inspires them.
In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.
- Marianne Williamson

"I wonder what Piglet is doing," thought Pooh.
"I wish I were there to be doing it, too."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason
if we dig deep in our history and remember
that we are not descended from fearful men,
not from men who feared to write, to speak,
to associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
- Edward R. Murrow

Naturally, every age thinks that all ages before it were prejudiced,
and today we think this more than ever, and are just as wrong
as all previous ages that thought so.
How often have we not seen the truth condemned!
It is sad but unfortunately true that man learns nothing from history.
- Carl Jung

When we hate our enemies, we are
giving them power over us:
power over our sleep, our appetites,
our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness.
Our enemies would dance with joy if only
they knew how they were worrying us,
lacerating us, and getting even with us!
Our hate is not hurting them at all,
but our hate is turning our own days
and nights into a hellish turmoil.
- Dale Carnegie

The world moves, and ideas that were
once good are not always good.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people won't feel insecure about you.
We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us.
- Marianne Williamson

The word "happiness" would lose its meaning
if it were not balanced by sadness.
- Carl Jung

Nine-tenths of the people were created
so you would want to be with the other tenth.
- Horace Walpole

We could never learn to be brave and patient,
if there were only joy in the world.
- Helen Keller

It is only when we truly know and understand
that we have a limited time on earth
and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up
that we will begin to live each day to the fullest,
as if it were the only one we had.
- Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago?
Didn't you waste a lot of fruitless energy
on account of most of them?
Didn't most of them turn out all right after all?
- Dale Carnegie

Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore,
and that's what parents were created for.
- Ogden Nash

The formula for achieving a successful relationship is simple:
you should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities
but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.
- Quentin Crisp

If I were to wish for anything,
I should not wish for wealth and power,
but for the passionate sense of potential -
for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible.
Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Live as if you were to die tomorrow.
Learn as if you were to live forever.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If you were a warrior,
you would know that the worst thing
one can do is confront human beings directly.
- Carlos Castaneda

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back
and realize they were the big things.
- Robert Brault

I was born on the prairies where the wind blew free
and there was nothing to break the light of the sun.
I was born where there were no enclosures.
- Geronimo


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