John Wooden Quotes

43 John Wooden quotes:

"I liked quickness very much and Pete had it. And I really liked his acceptance of the role he had. He didn't get to play nearly as much as he expected to when he came, but he accepted it."
Author: Wooden Quotes Category: Acceptance Quotes
"What you are as a person is far more important that what you are as a basketball player."
"A coach is someone who can give correction without causing resentment."
Author: Wooden Quotes Category: American Coach Quotes Correction Quotes
"Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful."
"It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen."
"Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do."
"The main ingredient of stardom is the rest of the team."
"There are many things that are essential to arriving at true peace of mind, and one of the most important is faith, which cannot be acquired without prayer."
"You can't live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you."
"Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be."
"Consider the rights of others before your own feelings, and the feelings of others before your own rights."
"It isn't what you do, but how you do it."
"Never mistake activity for achievement."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."
"Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but what you should have accomplished with your ability."
"Be prepared and be honest."
"Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming."
"Adversity is the state in which man mostly easily becomes acquainted with himself, being especially free of admirers then."
"If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes."
"Success is never final, failure is never fatal. It's courage that counts."

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