Quotes from John Wooden, the Winningest Basketball Coach ever.
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“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.
“Consider the rights of others before your own feelings, and the feelings of others before your own rights.
“Do not let what you cannot do, interfere with what you can do.
“Don’t measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.
“Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be.
“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 trying. I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes.
“It isn’t what you do, but how you do it that counts.
“It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
“It’s what you learn after you know it all, that counts.
“Material possessions, winning, and great reputations are meaningless in life, if we don’t have good character.
“Never mistake activity for achievement.
“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 to keep trying that counts.
“Talent is spiritually 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 athlete or a business person or whatever position you have.
“You can’t let praise or criticism get to you. It’s a weakness to get caught up in either one.
“You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
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