Larry Bird Quotes

29 Larry Bird quotes:

"The best players will play. That's the way it will always be."
"I've been around a while. I kinda know these things."
"A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals."
"It doesn't matter who scores the points, it's who can get the ball to the scorer."
"I've got a theory that if you give 100 percent all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end."
Author: Bird Quotes Category: American Coach Quotes Theory Quotes
"The best player I ever played with was Dennis Johnson."
"I mean, the greatest athletes in the world are African-American."
"But it is a black man's game, and it will be forever."
"I've got a theory that if you give 100% all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end."
"As far as playing, I didn't care who guarded me - red, yellow, black. I just didn't want a white guy guarding me, because it's disrespect to my game."
"I don't know if I practiced more than anybody, but I sure practiced enough. I still wonder if somebody - somewhere - was practicing more than me."
"Leadership is diving for a loose ball, getting the crowd involved, getting other players involved. It's being able to take it as well as dish it out. That's the only way you're going to get respect from the players."
"Once you are labeled 'the best' you want to stay up there, and you can't do it by loafing around."
"The one thing that always bothered me when I played in the NBA was I really got irritated when they put a white guy on me."
"When it gets down to it, basketball is basketball."
"What's better? Dogs or broomsticks? I mean will the world really ever know?"
"While day by day the overzealous student stores up facts for future use, he who has learned to trust nature finds need for ever fewer external directions. He will discard formula after formula, until he reaches the conclusion: Let nature take its course."
"Push yourself again and again. Don't give an inch until the final buzzer sounds."
"If there was a payment to the bank due, and we needed shoes, she'd get the shoes, and then deal with them guys at the bank. I don't mean she wouldn't pay the bank, but the children always came first."
"I don't have a problem with them having a dam. The problem is standing water on the road bed. Eventually, that water will erode the road bed and the road will then break up and cave in."
Author: Bird Quotes Category: Bed Quotes

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