Not-the-victory-but-theAt Memorial Stadium, the home of the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers football team, the following quote is inscribed on the southwest corner of the stadium:

Not the victory but the action;

Not the goal but the game;

In the deed the glory.

It’s a terrific reminder not to get too fixated on the outcome at the expense of the actions that drive success.

It’s a reminder that enjoying the journey is as important as celebrating your wins.

It’s a reminder that even though we can’t guarantee success, we can guarantee effort.

Because in a society that venerates fame and fortune, there is still room for glory in noble, if anonymous, deeds.

Anything that comes from that is a bonus!

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