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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.
Concentration and mental toughness are the margins of victory.
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.
Great leaders don't need to act tough. Their confidence and humility serve to underscore their toughness.
Mental toughness is to physical as four is to one.
When you think about your heritage, you think about toughness and hard work.
In terms of instilling the values of mental toughness and work ethic, discipline is the gift that keeps on giving.
Scars show toughness: that you've been through it, and you're still standing.
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.
Anyone who has a continuous smile on his face conceals a toughness that is almost frightening.
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
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.
My brother was a huge Charles Barkley fan - my brother went to Miami. He played power forward, and he always used to tell me stories about Barkley and college. And I watched Barkley growing up. I loved what he brought to the game. His toughness and just his attitude, being as strong he was.
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.
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.
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.
I'm not a fighter, but I would love to be a boxer because I love the courage and toughness. I mean, there can be nothing more terrifying than walking into an arena and looking at Mike Tyson in the ring.
Because I don't look like I'm skating around as hard as Bobby Bassen doesn't mean my mind isn't working twice as hard as Bobby's mind. Just because I can't fight like Kelly Chase doesn't mean standing in front of the net getting cross-checked and slashed isn't toughness as well.
I realized that I'm a soft person. I think I'm sensitive. I wanted very much to be tough and I think movie stars have a certain kind of resilience and toughness to them, but I'm quite a sensitive young lady in some respects.
I'm a great believer in the character of a club. To me, character has a lot to do with how you compete. That creates urgency and toughness. That elevates the talent that you have.
Tony La Russa
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.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
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