"Yeah, I think it motivates you as people start to count you out. It doesn't make you play any harder, because every time you go out on the field you give 110 percent, but it does give you more of an edge mentally, knowing that you were in the same situation, because in sports you always find yourself behind."
"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."Joe Montana on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Joe Montana on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Joe Montana on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Joe Montana on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Joe Montana on Henry David Thoreau
"Man, coaching is a hard job, and it requires a lot of time... I hear stories from coaches who tell me that players call them in the middle of the night not knowing where they parked their car."
"Winners, I am convinced, imagine their dreams first. They want it with all their heart and expect it to come true. There is, I believe, no other way to live."
"In sports... you play from the time you're eight years old, and then you're done forever."