As you can tell if you follow the twitter feed @showmestrength (and if you aren’t, follow along here!)- I’m a big fan of the motivational quotes and tweets. I like to keep an ever-growing list of quotes on my phone that I can refer to whenever I need that pick-me up or just for that important daily reminder.
“The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war.” -US General George S. Patton
I actually started keeping a list of quotes during my rookie season while with the Rome Braves (Low-A) team. I had just received a call up (after two catchers were injured in the same inning, forcing me to take a 6 am flight the next morning from Orlando to Rome, GA, via Atlanta to start that night) and noticed that the tunnel walls going from the locker room to the dugout were covered in quotes. I wrote all of them down and since then that list has grown considerably. (more…)