Bill Walsh Quotes


18 Bill Walsh quotes:



"We have great regard for Young's athletic ability. He has a quick release and fine instincts. He's probably the fastest runner of any quarterback in the league and his play is similar to Joe Montana's."
Author: Walsh Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"Machines aren't replacing proofreaders at all. Copy editors, who proofread and much, much more, use spellcheck as a tool but read every word that appears in the paper."
"Writing headlines is a specialty - there are outstanding writers who will tell you they couldn't write a headline to save their lives."
"If any sort of error is inexcusable, it's an incorrect phone number. One of the cardinal rules of copy editing is that every phone number published must be checked."
"A harsh reality of newspaper editing is that the deadlines don't allow for the polish that you expect in books or even magazines."
"I caution against beginning or ending a quotation with ellipses."
"Writers' bedtimes vary, but few have been spared the shock of a copy editor's early wake-up call."
"Nothing is more effective than sincere, accurate praise, and nothing is more lame than a cookie-cutter compliment."
"I was only 25 when I drafted him, ... It's hard to believe."
Author: Walsh Quotes Category: Believe Quotes
"Jim's a dynamic man with incredible determination, willpower and energy. He's the ultimate in a driven person who has high expectations. The people around him respond. He's on the cutting edge with an outstanding football mind."
"Times were simpler, defenses didn't move as fast, and the quarterback was often the best athlete. Now he's being chased by the best athletes."
Author: Walsh Quotes Category: Athletics Quotes
"we just can't miss an athlete. Our recruiting program has to be the very, very best."
Author: Walsh Quotes Category: Athletics Quotes
"It's an honor and privilege to at least temporarily represent the university as athletic director, ... My job is to continue as best I can the program Ted Leland has developed over a period of time. The heritage that exists in the athletic department and the history cross my mind."
Author: Walsh Quotes Category: Honor Quotes
"I would have expected this. He's a brilliant person, and he's got emotional integrity. He was one of the most unique people I've ever known. He was a kid, and it was like he was 35 or 40. He was 19. He was a totally mature adult, and he was brighter than I was."
Author: Walsh Quotes Category: Integrity Quotes
"The ongoing construction of the stadium has continued at a rapid pace, and we're extremely pleased with the progress. It's projected to be done on time. But, in moving the San Jose State game to Spartan Stadium, we feel it gives us that extra week to assure ourselves that the stadium will be 100 percent ready."
Author: Walsh Quotes Category: Progress Quotes
"You have to be very sure of yourself. You have to be able to say, look, there's a risk here and we're willing to accept the risk. If it doesn't work, it's just part of doing business."
Author: Walsh Quotes Category: Risk Quotes
"As a defensive coordinator, he was beloved by his players, ... They truly believed in him. They'd sacrifice anything to do what he said. He was as unique a man as we've seen from that standpoint."
Author: Walsh Quotes Category: Sacrifice Quotes
"As a defensive coordinator, he was beloved by his players. They truly believed in him. They'd sacrifice anything to do what he said. He was as unique a man as we've seen from that standpoint."
Author: Walsh Quotes Category: Sacrifice Quotes



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