"One accusation you can't throw at me is that I've always done my best."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Alan Shearer on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Alan Shearer on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Alan Shearer on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Alan Shearer on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Alan Shearer on Dalai Lama
"We go there with confidence, but we know there is a very fine line between success and failure in this game."