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"Winning isn't everything, but it's the only thing. There is no second place. Either you're first, or you're last."
[Interview: Jerry Izenberg, Newark (N.J.) Star-Ledger]
He told me one day, "I wish to hell I'd never said that." I said, "Well, don't you believe it?" He said, "What I believe is, if you go out on a football field Sunday, or any other endeavor in life, and you leave every fiber of what you have on that field, when the game finally ends, then you've won, and to me that tells a lot more than the final score. And I never made that clear."