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Unformatted text preview: American Values 1. Achievement & Success 2. Activity & Work 3. Moral orientation 4. Humanitarian mores 5. Efficiency & Practicality 6. Progress 7. Material comfort 8. Equality 9. Freedom 10. External conformity 11. Science & Secular rationality 12. Nationalism & Patriotism 13. Democracy 14. Individual personality 15. Racism & related group superiority themes American Sports Creed (Harry Edwards) 1. Character-clean living, loyalty, sacrifice 2. Discipline-self control, social order 3. Competition-prep. for life, fortitude 4. Physical fitness 5. Mental fitness 6. Religiosity-trad. Am Christianity 7. Nationalism-love country, patriotism SLOGANS & QUTOES A. Physical & Mental Fitness 1. Its easier to stay in shape than to get in shape. 2. It takes a cool head to win a hot game. 3. Youre as good as you want to be. 4. The guy who complains about the way the ball bounces usually dropped it. 5. The mark of a true champion is the one who can conquer the fear of making mistakes. B. Basic Skills/Techniques Must Be Painfully Learned 1. Valuable things in life dont come free. Are you willing to pay the price? 2. The harder I work, the luckier I get. 3. The will to win is the will to work. 4. When youre through improving, youre through 5. No one ever drowned in sweat....
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- Fall '07