Monday, September 10, 2012


"Trust is like the air we breathe. When it's present, nobody really notices. But when it's absent, everybody notices." -Warren Buffett

“Every now and then we should just sit and think. You never know what you will come up with.” –Kevin Eastman

 “The ancestor of every action is a thought.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

“We try to get our players to play intelligently. A key to that is getting them to understand not just that something works but why.” –Bob Knight

“You’ve got to think about ‘big things’ while you’re doing small things, so that all the small things go in the right direction.” -Alvin Toffler.

"Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week." –George Bernard Shaw

“Nothing has any power over me other than that which I give it through my conscious thoughts.” -Anthony Robbins

“There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” -William Shakespeare

"No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking."  -Voltaire
"Too often we...enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought." -John F. Kennedy

"Mental fight means thinking against the current, not with it."  -Viriginia Woolf

“Thinking is one of the toughest things a leader has to teach.  To be able to think on the run has been a key to Duke basketball success.” –Mike Krzyzewski

“If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking.” -George S. Patton

“I can give you a six-word formula for success: Think things through—then follow through.” –Eddie Rickenbacker

"As he thinks in his heart, so is he" -Proverbs 23:7

"A man is always better than he thinks." –Woody Hayes

"If we can become quicker mentally, if we can recognize things quicker, anticipate quicker, then we automatically become quicker physically." –Bob Knight

“More gold has been mined from the thoughts of man than has ever been taken from the earth.” –Napoleon Hill

“Thinking is hard work; that’s why so few do it.” –Albert Einstein
"I was insisting that all employees not only raise their level of “play” but dramatically lift the level of their thinking – how they perceived their relationship to the team and its member; how they approached the vagaries of competition; and how willing they were to sacrifice for the goals I identified.” –Bill Walsh

“Think! If you don’t think, you deserve to be a failure. Perhaps you say you haven’t time to think — you have too much work to do. But heedless work is profitless. You must think or fail. Take your choice.” –Henry Baldwin Hyde

“You are trying to get players to understand that how they play is a hell of a lot more important than whether or not they win.” –Bob Knight