Carl Deuker quotes

  • Games are lost and won in your mind as much as they are on the field.
    -- Carl Deuker

    #Winning #Games #Mind

  • Theres something incredible about putting a helmet on just before a game; its a feeling only a football player knows. Your vision narrows, and the whole world shrinks. You cant hear much of what goes on outside you, but you can hear yourself breathe and you can feel yourself sweat.
    -- Carl Deuker

    #Football #Player #Games

  • Books keep the mind active. Without them, complacency is a huge danger.
    -- Carl Deuker

    #Book #Mind #Complacency

  • What a person loves at 20 may seem stupid at 35. That doesn't mean the book was stupid, it means that the time when it spoke to the reader is past. So . . . I'm cautious about rereading favorite books. I hate to spoil the good feelings they created. Keeping the good feelings is more important than rereading the book. Moving on is a good thing.
    -- Carl Deuker

    #Hate #Stupid #Moving

  • Freedom does not always win. This is one of the bitterest lessons of history.

  • The product that wins is the one that bridges customers to the future, not the one that requires a giant leap.

  • There is absolutely no greater high than challenging the power structure as a nobody, giving it your all, and winning. I think I've learned that lesson twice now. The essence of successful revolution, be it for an individual, a community of individuals, or a nation, depends on accepting that challenge.

  • It's too late. We can't win, they've gotten too powerful.

  • Thankfully we had a big drive there in the fourth quarter after the fumble to put us up 11, and then the big drive to finish the game.

  • Playing the game I have learned the meaning of humility. It has given me an understanding of futility of the human effort.

  • You should not be carried away by the dictation of the mind, but the mind should be carried by your dictation.

  • Attachment to the Divine leads to detachment from the mind. This leads to the realization that the nature of the Seer and the Divine are the same.

  • Why should you mind being wrong if someone can show you that you are?

  • And unlike the rest of you, he hasn’t yet time to ruin his career or his mind." "Then he won’t do. Send him home. Get us another lunatic." "Excuse me!" [hopping up to stand in his seat] "Elassar Targon, master of the universe, reporting for duty!" "I withdraw my objection.