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5 quotes on habit

5 Quotes on Building Habit

In his book The Story of Philosophy (1926), American philosopher and writer Will Durant profiles several prominent Western philosophers and their ideas. It is…

Sports Quotes

The greatest sports quotes of all time
"The principle is competing against yourself. It's about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before." - Steve Young​

“The principle is competing against yourself. It’s about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before.” – Steve Young​

"We have become a shortcut culture." - Michael Jordan​

“We have become a shortcut culture.” – Michael Jordan​

"You can be whatever size you are, and you can be beautiful both inside and out. We're always told what's beautiful and what's not, and that's not right." - Serena Williams​

“You can be whatever size you are, and you can be beautiful both inside and out. We’re always told what’s beautiful and what’s not,…

"I think self-awareness is probably the most important thing towards being a champion." - Billie Jean King​

“I think self-awareness is probably the most important thing towards being a champion.” – Billie Jean King​

"A man is never satisfied. You go up there and get four hits, and you want five; you can taste it." - Joe DiMaggio​

“A man is never satisfied. You go up there and get four hits, and you want five; you can taste it.” – Joe DiMaggio​

"Countless times in youth soccer, college soccer, and the pros, teams that weren't nearly as talented as their opponents won the match because they contested every ball as if it were their last." - Mia Hamm​

“Countless times in youth soccer, college soccer, and the pros, teams that weren’t nearly as talented as their opponents won the match because they…

Sports History

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ng James and the Warriors of the West

Do you know the legend of King James and the Warriors of the West? T’was October 28th, 2014. The dawn of a new season….

You're the general manager of an NBA team. You have to decide between Russell Westbrook or Stephen Curry. Who would you build your team around?

You’re the general manager of an NBA team. You have to decide between Russell Westbrook or Stephen Curry. Who would you build your team…

You're the general manager of an NBA team. You have to pick between LaMarcus Aldridge or Blake Griffin. Who would you build your team around?

You’re the general manager of an NBA team. You have to pick between LaMarcus Aldridge or Blake Griffin. Who would you build your team…