quote by Ross Perot

When building a team, I always search first for people who love to win. If I can't find any of those, I look for people who hate to lose.

— Ross Perot

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Team first quote The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself.
The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself.

If we were all determined to play the first violin we should never have an ensemble. therefore, respect every musician in his proper place.

When I first met him [James Galanis], he just said, "Look, if you want to be a professional soccer player, if you want to make the national team, you have to do everything possible to work hard. You’ve got to put it number one."

Team first quote You have to be odd to be number one.
You have to be odd to be number one.

Recognize and reward players who put the team first, not just the gifted ones.

Baseball is a game of race, creed, and color.

The race is to first base. The creed is the rules of the game. The color? Well, the home team wears white uniforms, and the visiting team wears gray.


In order to have a winner, the team must have a feeling of unity;

every player must put the team first ahead of personal glory.

Team first quote Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure
Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure you are not, in fact, surrounded by assholes.

I have been privileged to be briefed and to know that we have been visited [by aliens]. I do not have first hand experience in this regard, but I have been on investigating teams and I have been briefed by insiders who do know.

The morning we left South Bend, every student and professor was out of bed long before breakfast and marched downtown accompanying the team to the railroad station. It was the first time I'd seen anything like this mass hysteria generated on the Notre Dame campus over a football game.

Talking of first times Stephanie, I bet your first time was really memorable for you and the captain ot the football team .. and the basketball team .. and the softball team, the track team, the chess club and the pool boy!

Team first quote First think, second believe, third dream and finally dare.
First think, second believe, third dream and finally dare.

After his first training session in heaven, George Best, from his favourite right wing, turned the head of God who was filling in at left-back. I would love him to save me a place in his team, George Best that is, not God.


Trust is the foundation of real teamwork.

And so the first dysfunction is a failure on the part of team members to understand and open up to one another. And if that sounds touchy-feely, let me explain, because there is nothing soft about it. It is an absolutely critical part of building a team. In fact, it’s probably the most critical.

I spent my first twenty years in Morocco, where I coached the national team.

Team first quote Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening
Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.

I wanna kiss you. I couldn't care less about the team struggling. What we know is we can improve. Chad Pennington, our quarterback, missed the first part of the season, and we struggled. We're looking to next season. We're looking to make a noise now, and I wanna kiss you!

Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball, the rules and realities of the game - and do it by watching first some high school or small-town teams.

Building a cohesive leadership team is the first critical step that an organization must take if it is to have the best chance at success.

Team first quote If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
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In my teams, the goalie is the first attacker, and the striker the first defender.

I started as a fourth-line fighter, went to being a third-line centre, then a second-line winger and a first-line centre. I've played every role there is, and the only thing that matters is helping the team win.

Each of us must make the effort to contribute to the best of our ability according to our individual talents. And then we put all the individual talents together for the highest good of the group. Understanding that the good of the group comes first is fundamental to being a highly productive member of a team.

Team first quote Experience is the hardest kind of teacher. It gives you test first and the lesso
Experience is the hardest kind of teacher. It gives you test first and the lesson afterward.

The first thing any coaching staff must do is weed out selfishness.

No program can be successful with players who put themselves ahead of the team.

I'm glad we were able to win this last one.

I saw some good things tonight, ... It's just preseason, but we ran the ball good. I'm happy about that, and the first-team offense was pretty sharp.


I think, team first. It allows me to succeed, it allows my team to succeed.

Team first quote To get what you love, you must first be patient with what you hate.
To get what you love, you must first be patient with what you hate.

My first interview at SI, I sat in silence next to Guy LaFleur for five minutes on the New York Rangers team bus until he finally broke the ice. Those early interviews, every one of them was like a terrible first date.

You guys have to understand that I started in as deep of waters as there is.

I've been the underdog since the first time I put gloves on. I love my fans but I don't give a crap about who thinks who is gonna win or not. This isn't a team sport. I'm the one that has to deal with the person fighting in front of me.

Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success

Team first quote Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.

I'm an avid hockey fan and I've been playing for about 17 years, and somebody recently told me that the first organized hockey teams in Canada were all black. Telling those stories would be cool.


My first assistant-coaching job in football was at William & Mary in 1961.

The pay wasn't much, so to get $300 more per year, I agreed to coach the golf team. I didn't even know how to keep score, and really, my main job was not to wreck the van on the way to tournaments.

One hundred religious persons knit into a unity by careful organizations do not constitute a church any more than eleven dead men make a football team. The first requisite is life, always.

Team first quote To change your body you must first change your mind.
To change your body you must first change your mind.

Football's about the young players, bringing youth team players through to the first team and hopefully getting the best out of them so they can go on to play for their country.

One hundred religious persons knit into a unity by careful organizations do not constitute a church any more than eleven dead men make a football team. The first requisite is life, always.

I definitely want to start my own production company at some point.

I'm actually teaming up with Funny or Die to put together a TV show right now, that I can't really talk about because it's still in the very preliminary stages, but if it pans out this will be the first project under my production company, which I have yet to name.

Team first quote At first dreams seem impossible, then improbable, then inevitable.
At first dreams seem impossible, then improbable, then inevitable.

Paul Scholes would have been one of my first choices for putting together a great team - that goes to show how highly I have always rated him. An all-round midfielder who possesses quality and character in abundance.

The first few games that we played against some of the teams, the young guys, you know, want a stick sign or photo sign, and I think that they respect what I have achieved throughout my career.

Players who are committed to the team first will find a way to help when things are going bad, they will do whatever it takes. Kids that are more into themselves will not do that. They will take care of themselves and get more individual when things are tough.

We didn't think we were a fourth-place team.

For us to beat the first-place team in the West and the first-place team in the East shows the dedication and determination that we had.

We're so concerned about being polite in society, and rightfully so, that it carries over onto a football team. But on a good football team, they are your friends, but first and foremost they have to be good teammates.

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