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Daniel Constantine Marino, Jr. (born September 15, 1961) is a former American Football player who was a quarterback for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). The last quarterback of the Quarterback Class of 1983 to be taken in the first round, Marino held or currently holds dozens of NFL records associated with the quarterback position. Despite never being on a Super Bowl-winning team, he is recognized as one of the greatest quarterbacks in American football history. Best remembered for his quick release and powerful arm, Marino led the Dolphins to the playoffs ten times in his seventeen-season career. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2005. Wikipedia
I've tried, at every step in life, to find a lesson. And accepting criticism with the same grace that you do the applause is something every young athlete needs to learn. ... I think it served me well to learn how to handle everything that came with the game's ups and downs. Some people call it growing another layer of skin. I just call it growing up.
“I'm very competitive and I let my emotions show. Most of the time what you see is me being upset with myself. I expect to be almost perfect, but I'm human. So, when I'm not perfect, I really get mad at myself. I always expect more of myself than I do of anyone else, and when I'm not delivering, there's nothing that makes me more upset.”
“He's shown such maturity as a young player. I think he understands what he has to do. It's not like I was going to give him any advice that he didn't already know. It's pretty amazing what he's been able to do the last couple of years. He has played like a veteran. He made such good decisions in the playoffs.”
“I'm a very happy man. In everyday life, just walking around, I'm a fairly pleasant person to be around most of the time. Basically, I'm pretty mellow. Really, the only time I ever get upset is when I'm playing football. When things aren't going right or something, that's when I get the most upset.”
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