"I had as much ability as Stan, maybe more. Nobody had more power than me. Nobody could run any faster than me. But Stan was a player than me because he's a better man than me. Because he got everything out of his life and out of his ability that he could. And he'll never have to live with all the regret that I live with."
Baseball legend Mickey Mantle commenting on colleague Stan Musial
I won't introduce these names to those who aren't familiar with baseball history, other than to say that Stan Musial was known for his decency and humility. But one gets the point.