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Archive for April 2014

Handout #179: Spartan Golden Thoughts 1-1

 

SPARTAN GOLDEN THOUGHTS 1-1

CHARACTER:  If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of itself.  Knute Rockne

THOUGHT LIFE:  The most persistent thoughts you have when you are alone is what you worship.  Anonymous

CHARITY:  You give but little when you give of your possessions.  It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.  Kahlil Gibran

BEGINNING:  Whatever age you happen to be, life begins for you when you walk with God into an experience of spiritual awakening.  Unknown

TRUTH:  The man who finds a truth lights a torch.  Rbot. G. Ingersoll

YOUTH:  The youth of a nation are the trustees of posterity.

GIVE/TAKE:  in this world of give and take, there are not enough men willing to give what it takes.  Anonymous

WINNING:

*  Before you can score, you must have a goal.  Greek Proverb

*  Thanks be to God who gives us the victory through our LORD JESUS CHRIST.  I Cor. 15:57

*  A winner makes commitments; A loser makes promises.  Sidney J. Harris

BEGINNING:  For a web begun, God sends thread.  Italian Proverb

GROWING:  In life there are a lot of “Bonus Shot” situations.  GOD is always providing us with an extra chance.  Anonymous

COURAGE:  He has not learned the lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear.  Enerson

bron bacevich, june ’77

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For a .pdf file of this original Coach Bacevich Handout, click here:  Handout #179: Spartan Golden Thoughts 1-1. Coach Bacevich gave binders of his motivational handouts to thousands of people. You should print this original Coach Bacevich Handout together with the others in each weekly post and start your binder of these motivational handouts. Then read and browse the material as you desire. Soon you will have a treasure of information at your fingertips whenever you need a little inspiration and motivation from the Coach as you pursue your aspirations!

Many of Coach Bacevich’s Handouts were written for his football players as the audience. This is an example of good information written for his football players but so very applicable in all of life, sports and otherwise. When you see the phrase “football player” or “athlete”, substitute that phrase with whatever fits your situation, such as Employee, Team Member, Hockey Player, Basketball Player, etc.

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Handout #178: Spartan Golden Thoughts

SPARTAN GOLDEN THOUGHTS

FAILURE:  The world will soon forget your failures in the light of your achievements.  G. E. Clark

WINNING/LOSING:  Win with humility and lose with dignity.

MISTAKES:  The sages do not consider that making no mistakes is a blessing.  They believe, rather, that the great virtue of man lies in his ability to correct his mistakes and continually to make a new man for himself.  Wang Yang-Ming, 15th Century Philosopher

SELF-CONTROL:  Real glory springs from the solent conquests of ourselves.

RESPECT FOR AUTHORITY:  In respecting authority a boy (or girl) only pays tribute to knowledge at the expense of somebody’s hard earned experience.

GREATNESS:  Some are born great.  Some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.

FRIENDSHIP:  Two persons cannot long be friends if they cannot forgive each other’s little failings.

HUMILITY:  There is no defense against humility.

ANGER:  Consider how few things are worthy of anger, and thou wilt wonder that any fools should be wroth.  Robert Dodsley

INNER MAN:  What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.  Wm. Morrow

TRUSTS:  He who trusts men will make fewer mistakes than he who distrusts them.

WORRY:  A fellow who worries about what people think of him wouldn’t worry so much if he only knew how seldom they do.

STANCE:  The best position for both football and prayer is with eyes up and knees bent.

TIME:  Lost wealth may be regained by industry; lost knowledge by study; lost health by temperance, but LOST TIME is gone forever.

LOVE:  The cat and love you give away always come back to you.

EXCUSES:  Make good use of every opportunity you get.

bron bacevich, june ’77

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For a .pdf file of this original Coach Bacevich Handout, click here:  Handout #178: Spartan Golden Thoughts. Coach Bacevich gave binders of his motivational handouts to thousands of people. You should print this original Coach Bacevich Handout together with the others in each weekly post and start your binder of these motivational handouts. Then read and browse the material as you desire. Soon you will have a treasure of information at your fingertips whenever you need a little inspiration and motivation from the Coach as you pursue your aspirations!

Many of Coach Bacevich’s Handouts were written for his football players as the audience. This is an example of good information written for his football players but so very applicable in all of life, sports and otherwise. When you see the phrase “football player” or “athlete”, substitute that phrase with whatever fits your situation, such as Employee, Team Member, Hockey Player, Basketball Player, etc.

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Handout #177: Confidence

CONFIDENCE . . .

  • Being confident of this very thing, that he which he has begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ.  Philippians 1:6
  • A group becomes a team when each member is sure enough of himself and his contribution to praise the skills of the other.  Knute Rockne
  • The key word to success in sports is confidence.  Unknown
  • There is but one way to tranquility of mind and happiness.  Let this therefore be always ready at hand with the;  both when thou wakest early in the morning, and when thou goest late to sleep.  To account no external thing thine own, but commit all these to God.  Epictetus.
  • In the fear of the Lord is strong confidence.  Proverbs 14:26
  • And this is the confidence we have in him (God) that is we ask anything according to his will, he will hear us.  1 John 5:14
  • Every great discovery I ever made, I gambled that the truth was there, and then I acted on it in faith until I could prove its existence.  Arthur H Compton (Nobel Prize Physicist)
  • Confidence is contagious.  So is lack of confidence.  Vince Lombardi
  • Communion with God is a great sea that fits every bend in the shore of human need.  Unknown
  • I can see how it might be possible for a man to look down upon the earth and be an atheist, but I cannot conceive how he can look up into the heavens and say there is no God.  Abraham Lincoln
  • Forgive me if too close I lean my human heart on thee.  John Greenleaf Whittier
  • Our belief at the beginning of a doubtful undertaking is the one thing that insures the successful outcome of our venture.

Self-confidence can be gained only through practical know-how; Know-how comes from knowledge and experience, and experience can be gleaned only through a willingness to confront obstacles and situations that ordinary men fear.  The real secret of a successful person is the absolute confidence that he has in himself and in his abilities . . . Confidence in yourself helps you deal honestly with your shortcomings and compels you to consistently make corrections. . . Confidence in yourself gives you a clear vision of your goal and creates desire that is strong enough to sweep away all obstacles. . . A man who possesses self-confidence is the master of others because he is master of himself.

Bron Bacevich – Roger Bacon

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For a .pdf file of this original Coach Bacevich Handout, click here:  Handout #177: Confidence. Coach Bacevich gave binders of his motivational handouts to thousands of people. You should print this original Coach Bacevich Handout together with the others in each weekly post and start your binder of these motivational handouts. Then read and browse the material as you desire. Soon you will have a treasure of information at your fingertips whenever you need a little inspiration and motivation from the Coach as you pursue your aspirations!

Many of Coach Bacevich’s Handouts were written for his football players as the audience. This is an example of good information written for his football players but so very applicable in all of life, sports and otherwise. When you see the phrase “football player” or “athlete”, substitute that phrase with whatever fits your situation, such as Employee, Team Member, Hockey Player, Basketball Player, etc.

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