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Letter "T" » toughness
«Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles.»
«Concentration and mental toughness are the margins of victory.»
«Toughness doesn't have to come in a pinstripe suit.»
«Anyone who has a continuous smile on his face conceals a toughness that is almost frightening.»
«I do envision championship basketball and when you talk about championship basketball, you talk about a good defensive team, you talk about a good offensive team and you talk about a team that really has its act together once they step on the floor. Our goal is to dominate the east and we must continue to dominate the east so that we can have another return to the NBA Finals. And I think mentally we have to become a tougher basketball team. I think mental toughness is going to be the thing that makes us champions.»
Author: Isiah Thomas
, basketball team
, defensive team
, Return to
, step on
, The Championship
, The East
«Good work habits help develop an internal toughness and a self-confident attitude that will sustain you through every adversity and temporary discouragement.»
«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.»
Author: Anais Nin
Believe It Or Not
, innocent of
, in demand
«Underneath the beautiful exterior there was an element of ruthlessness and toughness that I had trouble either accepting or forgetting.»
«Brave men are all vertebrates; they have their softness on the surface and their toughness in the middle.»
«We must combine the toughness of the serpent with the softness of the dove, a tough mind and a tender heart.»
Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.
, Civil-Rights Leader
, The Dove