A Collection Of Inspiring Quotes From One Of The Greatest Coaches To Ever Walk This Planet: John Wooden
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Adversity is the state in which man most easily becomes acquainted with himself, being especially free of admirers then.
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?
If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes.
Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.
Success is never final, failure is never fatal. It’s courage that counts.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
What you are as a person is far more important that what you are as a basketball player.
Winning takes talent, to repeat takes character.
Never mistake activity for achievement.
You can’t let praise or criticism get to you. It’s a weakness to get caught up in either one.