Everyone has the fire, but the champions know when to ignite the spark.
Beasts bounding through time. Van Gogh writing his brother for paints Hemingway testing his shotgun Celine going broke as a doctor of medicine the impossibility of being human Villon expelled from Paris for being a thief Faulkner drunk in the gutters of his town the impossibility of being human Burroughs killing his wife with a gun Mailer stabbing his the impossibility of being human Maupassant going mad in a rowboat Dostoevsky lined up against a wall to be shot Crane off the back of a boat into the propeller the impossibility Sylvia with her head in the oven like a baked potato Harry Crosby leaping into that Black Sun Lorca murdered in the road by the Spanish troops the impossibility Artaud sitting on a madhouse bench Chatterton drinking rat poison Shakespeare a plagiarist Beethoven with a horn stuck into his head against deafness the impossibility the impossibility Nietzsche gone totally mad the impossibility of being human all too human this breathing in and out out and in these punks these cowards these champions these mad dogs of glory moving this little bit of light toward us impossibly
The Motto of Champions: If you are hurt, you can suck it up and press on. If injured, you can rebound and return bigger and better...and continue to inspire!
A champion is someone who has overcome a lot of fear.
Champions know the emotions you want to feel and help you feel them by remaining genuine to a noble intention.
The Afghans are probably the world champions in resisting foreign domination and infiltration into their country.
A guy like Anderson Silva is one the greatest champions we've had.
At Atletico, I've improved at the highest level, and in the Champions League, I've turned a corner.
I don't think there's anything cliche feminine about Jane Austen. And, anyway, her earliest champions were Sir Walter Scott and the Prince Regent.
I've never been a bandwagon Clevelander. I've been talking about Cleveland and holding up Cleveland since before we were champions.
Computers have proved to be formidable chess players. In fact, they've beaten our top human chess champions.
Champions invariably have fervent philosophical beliefs. Philosophy, in its simplest terms, means 'the love of wisdom.'
If I had a choice between the Champions League and the Golden Boot, then of course it would be the Champions League - no doubt the Champions League.
It's the Champions League that really gets the Barcelona fans buzzing.
I have been in many teams that have had loads of talent but did not make it through and been with teams that did not have that much talent and ended up being champions.
Nike doesn't want to make products for everyone - they want to make products for champions.
What is Champions League level? I saw a lot of rubbish games at Champions League level.
It don't matter if I got a broke hand, got a torn muscle: I'm going to fight like heavyweight champions do.
Hopefully, we can build a rivalry and we'll be able to do this a lot. Make a legacy, then retire champions.
True champions aren't always the ones that win, but those with the most guts.