John Wooden

John Wooden

American basketball player and head coach

Lived from: 1910-2010

Category: Sports

Quotes: John Wooden

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    If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes.
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    It is most difficult, in my mind, to separate any success, whether it be in your profession, your family, or as in my case, in basketball, from religion.
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    It isn't what you do, but how you do it.
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    It's not so important who starts the game but who finishes it.
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    It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
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    It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
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    Material possessions, winning scores, and great reputations are meaningless in the eyes of the Lord, because He knows what we really are and that is all that matters.
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    Never mistake activity for achievement.
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    No one can really honestly be the very best, no one.

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    Nothing will work unless you do.
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    Passion is momentary; love is enduring.
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    Sports do not build character. They reveal it.
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    Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.
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    Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.
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    Success is peace of mind, a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming, and not just in a physical way: seek ye first the kingdom and His righteousness and all these things will be yours as well.