As I and the rest of my Pittsburgh Steelers teammates prepared that week in late December 1974, we knew one thing: The road to the Super Bowl in the AFC went through Oakland. To achieve your dreams as a team, you had to slay the Oakland Raiders. They were the barometer of what it took to be a championship team.

— Joe Greene

The most satisfaction Joe Greene quotes that are life-changing and eye-opening

They say that when you're the champs, everybody will try to beat you.

Well, I'm glad we're champs, so bring'em on, bring'em all on. If we die, we ain't gonna die running. It's gonna be a fight.

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When you think of me as a football player, I would like for people to think that I put it on the line every time. Good or bad, win or lose, I put it on the line.

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The zone is a place that you rarely visit.

It's not some place you go every week. The zone is sacred ground.

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You have to make it happen.

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I was quitting…As I was taking those steps I was saying, ‘Somebody please stop me.’ Lionel Taylor, our receivers coach, said, ‘Hold up a minute,’ and he sat down in the car and we talked. I don’t know what we talked about but I was glad we talked because I went back. And that’s when it started.

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Winning the Super Bowl was obviously a great one, but the joy I felt of going to the Super Bowl, it was what I felt about the Pittsburgh Steelers and where we came from, the history of us to that point.

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Altruism is one of the most fundamentally social impulses, and doing things for others without expecting anything in return is core to what makes us human. This is why, from the day Facebook Platform launched in 2007, Causes has been honored to be one of the most popular applications, with over 140 million users.

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For a football coach, there's nothing that matches the pain of a team not playing up to its capabilities.

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You can go to the bank and borrow money, but you can't go to the bank and borrow a Super Bowl ring. The ring is like a crown.

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When all is said and done and the e-book is written about politics and the Internet, it is not going to be about the presidential election. It will be about the smaller elections in aggregate that have a huge effect on people's lives.

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Donald Evans is a favorite person of mine.

His worth ethic, his attitude and his dedication really set him apart.

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Everyone knows the presidential candidates and has an opinion about them.

But as you get to smaller races, that evaporates and you can win through sheer elbow grease.

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About Joe Greene

Quotes 32 sayings
Profession Football player
Birthday October 16

At 1970 rates of production, Canada's reserves represent 923 years supply for oil and 392 years for gas

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I was depressed. I was just depressed. I did not want to be a Pittsburgh Steeler because I knew of the record.

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I do play football no-holds-barred. Any edge I can get, I'll take. I'd grab a face mask only in a fit of anger. Uncontrolled anger is damn near insane.

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Causes was founded with the mission of empowering anyone to change the world.

Our model is based upon the belief that everyone has the power to have an outsized impact on the world by banding together with other like-minded individuals, taking direct action, and inspiring their friends and their friends' friends to join in.

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I never had a desire to hurt anybody.

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It brought Pittsburgh into the picture of football teams in the National Football League that, ‘OK, you have to deal with us now.’

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When you win and you don't have anyone to share it with, why win? You have someone to share it with you.

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The Internet has brought democracy to so many other things.

It's about time the Internet brought democracy to democracy.

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Love yourself and realize that whatever you attempt to achieve in Life is a direct reflection of you.

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Without social networks, you're not the coolest thing on the Christmas list, and you're not getting any bite.

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Grassroots organizing tends to be most available to big campaigns, but it's actually most useful to small ones. You can't win a presidential campaign without going on TV, but you can win a local election simply by organizing your community. NationBuilder levels the playing field.

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I believe in being positive.

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If you had told me when I was at high school that one day I would be working for a for-profit company, let alone running one, I would have said you were crazy. But I am interested in how you can empower individuals to make change, and Causes is doing just that.

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People can care about changing the world. But what gets them to act is pressure and social reward.

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Even when I was playing, I never thought much about the individual honors.

I wanted to go to the Super Bowl.

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Remember all of the 'me too' social networks built just to have a social feature Facebook and MySpace didn't have? I built one for political discussion called Essembly. It enabled unique and potentially transformative social interactions, but only 20,000 people ever used it.

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Going after the QB is like playing king of the mountain.

When you get the QB, you're on top of the mountain.

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Whatever you think of Facebook, you cannot fault it for lack of ambition.

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The way to get people civically engaged, not just during the election but throughout the year, is to tap into Facebook and let them do it with their friends.

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