想读 The Last Lecture
Anybody out there who is a parent, if your kids want to paint their bedrooms, as a favor to me, let them do it. It'll be OK. Don't worry about resale value on the house.引自第30页There's a lesson here: Have something to bring to the table, because that will make you more welcome.引自第33页 "How many men are on the foot- ll held at a time?"he asked us.
Eleven on a team, we answered. So that makes twenty-two.
"And how many people are touching the football at any given time?”
One of them.
"Right" he said. "So we're going to work on what those other twenty-one guys are doing."
Fundamentals. That was a great gift Coach Graham gave us. Fundamentals, fundamentals, fundamentals. As a college profesor, I've seen this as one lesson so many kids ignore, always to their detriment: You've got to get the fundamentals down, because otherwise the fancy stuff is not going to work.引自第36页There's a lot of talk these days about giving children seltesteem. It's not something you can give: it's something they have to build. 引自第37页The brick walls are there for a reason. They're not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something.引自第52页