About "Dont ever let the fear of striking out, keep you from playing the game!"
I hated every minute of training, but I said, "Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion."
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” - Dale Carnegie
"The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it." - Michelangelo