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Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts. That's what little girls are made of.
I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman.
To me, football is so much about mental toughness, it's digging deep, it's doing whatever you need to do to help a team win and that comes in a lot of shapes and forms.
Concentration and mental toughness are the margins of victory.
Great leaders don't need to act tough. Their confidence and humility serve to underscore their toughness.
Scars show toughness: that you've been through it, and you're still standing.
Anyone who has a continuous smile on his face conceals a toughness that is almost frightening.
A lot of people are afraid to tell the truth, to say no. That's where toughness comes into play. Toughness is not being a bully. It's having backbone.
Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles.
People think SEALs are cold-blooded, heartless, wound-up, brainwashed killers. They imagine you can just point a SEAL in a direction and say, 'Go kill.' The truth is you're talking about a bunch of kind-hearted, jovial guys. The only thing that separates them is mental toughness.
Howard E. Wasdin
Every quarterback can throw a ball; every running back can run; every receiver is fast; but that mental toughness that you talk about translates into competitiveness.
I believe this with all my heart: The greatest coach of all time in my eyes is my mom. She's instilled in me a toughness and a perseverance and just a never-quit mentality, and I thank her every day for providing me, for what she sacrificed her life for.
My aim is to play Test matches. For me, there is a different feel of Test cricket as it tests your character. You come to know about your mental toughness, and most importantly, there is another level of satisfaction as a player.
In terms of instilling the values of mental toughness and work ethic, discipline is the gift that keeps on giving.
Mental toughness is to physical as four is to one.
My father believed in toughness, honesty, politeness and being on time. All very important lessons.
Curiosity, rationalization, and laziness are no match against courage, self-control, and mental toughness.
Tennis is all about mental toughness, and you have to keep your head in the game. I make time to relax away from competition pressures, travel and intense training schedules to make sure I'm looking after myself. Taking time out with family and friends helps to maintain the work-life balance everyone needs.
I always give respect to and pay homage to New York, because I don't feel like I would be the player that I am today if it wasn't for New York City. It gives you a certain edge, a certain toughness just growing up in the city.
Brave men are all vertebrates; they have their softness on the surface and their toughness in the middle.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
I've been a longtime admirer of Condoleezza Rice, because I like her articulateness and style - her toughness and rigor.
I find industrial cities exciting. I like their toughness.
You have to stick out the toughness of the business and form relationships with the people in it.
I am a sweet old softy, but it took toughness to get through what I went through.
My feeling about him is that the America that we have today, the freedoms we enjoy and the privileges we have, are really the reflection of Abe Lincoln's convictions, his vision, and his toughness.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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