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November 9, 2011 - Theresa Proudfit
As we are in playoff week for football and volleyball here are some great quotes on sportsmanship I found at

* I've missed more than 9,000 shots in my career, lost almost 300 games, missed the game-winning shot 26 times. I've failed over and over again in my life. That is why I succeed. - Michael Jordan

* Champions keep playing until they get it right. - Billie Jean King

* Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit. - Vince Lombardi

* The will must be stronger than the skill. - Muhammed Ali

* It does not matter how many times you get knocked down, but how many times you get up. - Vince Lombardi

* It is your response to winning and losing that makes you a winner or a loser. - Harry Sheehy

* You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take. - Wayne Gretzky

* I never thought about losing, but now that it's happened, the only thing is to do it right. - Muhammed Ali

* The impossible is often untried. - Unknown

* Do not throw in the towel; use it for wiping the sweat off your face. - Unknown

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

* A winner never whines. - Paul Brown

* Show me a guy who's afraid to look bad, and I'll show you a guy you can beat every time. - Lou Brock

* If you can believe it, the mind can achieve it. - Ronnie Lott

* The skill to win is important, but the will to win is vital. - Joe Paterno


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