The culture precedes positive results. It doesn't get tacked on as an afterthought on your way to the victory stand. Champions behave like champions before they're champions: they have a winning standard of performance before they are winners.

— Bill Walsh

Remarkable Afterthought quotations

An unchurched christian is a grotesque anomaly.

The New Testament knows nothing of such a person. For the church lies at the very center of the eternal purpose of God. It is not a divine afterthought. It is not an accident of history. On the contrary, the church is God's new community.

Teachers need to integrate technology seamlessly into the curriculum instead of viewing it as an add-on, an afterthought, or an event.

It's a great time to be a comedian because you've got so much more control.

You can say what you want to. I think in the old days with the studio system the performer was a bit of an afterthought. You can be a wildcard on the internet. But if you put something on the internet once it's out there it's out there for life.

Meditation allows us to directly participate in our lives instead of living life as an afterthought.

People shouldn't notice what you're wearing before they notice you.

You want people to register you first. 'Oh, what a nice jacket' should be an afterthought if you're doing it right.

I don't know why, but there's a certain element of panic in writing lyrics that I'm not sure I enjoy. I don't write lyrics first, ever. I've never done that. So, in a sense, the lyrics are a bit of an afterthought - it's music first.

Forethought spares afterthought.

I work with language. I love the flowers of afterthought.

Here's why most campaigns get data wrong.

They treat it as an afterthought and they treat it as sort of a logistic.

I know indeed what evil I intend to do, but stronger than all my afterthoughts is my fury, fury that brings upon mortals the greatest evils.

For still I see that forethought spares afterthought and after-sorrow.

Man is a fraction of the animal world.

Our history is an afterthought, no more, tacked to an infinite calendar. We are not so unique as we should like to believe.

We will not have peace by afterthought.

I have assumed my clear commitment to a Trinitarian orthodoxy was sufficient evidence that I have not intentionally ignored the role of the Holy Spirit. It may be true, however, that my work has been so Christ-centred, I may have given the impression that the Holy Spirit is an afterthought.

I like to summarize what I regard as the pedestal-smashing messages of Darwin's revolution in the following statement, which might be chanted several times a day, like a Hare Krishna mantra, to encourage penetration into the soul: Humans are not the end result of predictable evolutionary progress, but rather a fortuitous cosmic afterthought.

Afterthought makes the first resolve a liar.

I am not an afterthought I am not an accident.

The church lies at the very center of the eternal purpose of God. It is not a divine afterthought.

Work may be your dominant thought, and joy an afterthought.

But joy is your true purpose, and work the afterthought.

Every thought is an afterthought.

You are not an afterthought, you are not an accident.

I used to put the vocals on top and piece it together.

Now I start with the vocals and the string parts I write; the drums are kind of an afterthought. And who knows, maybe that will get boring, but right now that's the most interesting way for me.

When the San Francisco Democrats treat foreign affairs as an afterthought, as they did, they behaved less like a dove or a hawk than like an ostrich - convinced it could shut out the world by hiding its head in the sand.

Humans are not the end result of predictable evolutionary progress, but rather a fortuitous cosmic afterthought, a tiny little twig on the enormously arborescent bush of life, which if replanted from seed, would almost surely not grow this twig again.

And as an afterthought, this too must be told: Some people have taken pure bullshit and turned it into gold.

The podcast was kind of an afterthought, because I was just excited about being on the radio. Then I found that the podcast listenership is some 20 times what people are listening to on the radio.

I write for myself and strangers. The strangers, dear Readers, are an afterthought.

At Google, operations are not just an afterthought: they are critical to the company's success, and we want to have just as much effort and creativity in this domain as in new product development.

Humor is not a postscript or an incidental afterthought;

it is a serious and weighty part of the world's economy. One feels increasingly the height of the faculty in which it arises, the nobility of things associated with it, and the greatness of services it renders.

The technology backbone is no longer an afterthought.

Getting to the top isn't bad, and it's probably best done as an afterthought.

It shouldn't take an emergency for this Administration to deal with the health care needs of our nation's heroes. Funding the VA and our bringing our troops home safely should never be treated as an afterthought.

Defence was an afterthought, prompted by necessity; and its introduction as a State function, though effected doubtless with a view to the strengthening of the State, was really and in principle the initiation of the State's destruction.

Each one of us is not a divine afterthought.