If anything, it just motivates me to work a little harder. Anytime your organization invests a big amount of money like that into you, you want to do everything and more to thank them.
Defensively, hitting-wise, running the bases. There's always room to improve. That motivates me to get a little better every day.
That's what really motivates me: to make my coaches proud, my teammates proud, and the fans proud.
I know my role on this team, and I'm expected to prepare and to perform every week and play well. I relish that opportunity - to be somebody the guys can count on week in and week out, to play really well. That's what really motivates me: to make my coaches proud, my teammates proud, and the fans proud.
What really motivates me to climb harder and harder is not necessarily that I want to push my limits or show who's best, but climbing harder and harder routes makes it more fun.
Kendrick Lamar is a phenomenal artist whose work has served as a catalyst to raise a new level of consciousness for this generation. His message challenges the status quo and motivates listeners to rethink our society's institutions.
You want to score runs at the highest average you can. That's what motivates you to keep driving the standards.
I think of my films as not necessarily political but more moral. Between my father, my stepfather, and my mother - they all felt pretty passionately about the importance of standing up and doing the right thing, and none of them were suck-ups. What motivates me is usually abuse of power.
The safety argument against steroids may be a good one, but let's be honest. It isn't the one that motivates most officials and fans to frown on steroids. Steroid use does not just seem risky or unnatural, it seems to disrupt the level playing field.
I used to teach at the Columbia journalism school, and I would tell my students that every book has to have a sentence that motivates it.