“You must bring every particle of your energy, unanswerable resolution, your best efforts, your persistent industry to your task or the best will not come out of you. You must back up your ambition by your whole nature, by unbounded enthusiasm and a determination to win which knows no failure. ” Orison Swett Marden * Michael Jordan
Rickey Henderson... most exciting baseball player ever. Perhaps the best baseball player ever. Nice guy too. Career leader in Stolen Bases and Runs Scored. Second in Walks to Barry Bonds. Also has record for most home runs to lead off a ball game.
Michael Jordan 1988, Chicago In perhaps the NBA's best dunk contest, hometown favorite Jordan edged Dominique Wilkins 147-145 in the finals to become the first repeat winner. Needing a 48 on his final attempt to overtake Wilkins, Jordan scored a 50 after taking off just inside the free-throw line for a dunk.
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed." Michael Jordan is the man.