We can always stick together when we are losing, but tend to find means of breaking up when we're winning. In Grace under Pressure, by Hastie, 1984.— Thurgood Marshall
Pioneering Grace Under Pressure quotations
In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how greatly you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.
Courage is grace under pressure.
Fearlessness may be a gift but perhaps more precious is the courage acquired through endeavour, courage that comes from cultivating the habit of refusing to let fear dictate one's actions, courage that could be described as 'grace under pressure' - grace which is renewed repeatedly in the face of harsh, unremitting pressure.
God changes caterpillars into butterflies, sand into pearls and coal into diamonds using time and pressure. He's working on you too.
Sports is a moral undertaking because it requires of participants, and it schools spectators in the appreciation of, noble things - courage, grace under pressure, sportsmanship.
No subject is terrible if the story is true, if the prose is clean and honest, and if it affirms courage and grace under pressure.
Survival is as much a matter of grace as fight.
The expression, 'grace under pressure' implies the attainment of equanimity and equilibrium. The fundamental durability of the human body surprises us because the pain can be so intense - yet pain is often transient and hides the tremendous effforts the body is engaged in to heal itself.
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
What is the definition of guts? Grace under pressure.
Courage is the form of every virtue at the testing point.
It's a level of strength and character that few of us can imagine;
a grace under pressure that few of us will ever attain. It's why an Olympic gold medal would not have made us love or admire her more.
A diamond is a chunk of coal that did well under pressure
In every sport there comes a moment when a spell of bitter weeping seems like a fair recess from whatever tough work is going on. It's only the steeliest among us who can fight the urge to turn negative-who instead will make contact and redouble her efforts. Call it grace under pressure. Call it grit....call it excellence.
You can't play sports without losing sometimes and, in losing, you learn something about grace and how to act under pressure.