john wooden Quotes

Things work out best for those who make the best of the way things work out.
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— John Wooden
Discipline yourself and others won't need to.
tags: discipline
— John Wooden
Don't let yesterday take up too much of today.
— John Wooden
Be true to yourself.Make each day your masterpiece.Help others.Drink deeply from good books.Make friendship a fine art.Build a shelter against a rainy day.Pray for guidance and give thanks for your blessings every day.
tags: friendship blessing true
— John Wooden
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
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— John Wooden
Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
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— John Wooden
The best thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
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— John Wooden
If I am through learning, I am through.
tags: learning
— John Wooden
The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones.
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— John Wooden
Young people need models, not critics.
tags: people young
— John Wooden
Success is never final, failure is never fatal. It's courage that counts.
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— John Wooden
If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?
tags: time right
— John Wooden
Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best of which you are capable.
tags: peace knowing mind success
— John Wooden
Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.
tags: knowing success
— John Wooden
It isn't what you do, but how you do it.
— John Wooden
Teaching players during practices was what coaching was all about to me.
tags: teaching
— John Wooden
You can do more good by being good than any other way.
— John Wooden
In the end, it's about the teaching, and what I always loved about coaching was the practices. Not the games, not the tournaments, not the alumni stuff. But teaching the players during practice was what coaching was all about to me.
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— John Wooden
Just try to be the best you can be; never cease trying to be the best you can be. That's in your power.
tags: power
— John Wooden
I had three rules for my players: No profanity. Don't criticize a teammate. Never be late.
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— John Wooden
Be true to yourself. Make each day a masterpiece. Help others. Drink deeply from good books. Make friendship a fine art. Build a shelter against a rainy day.
tags: friendship true help book
— John Wooden
Failure is never fatal. But failure to change can and might be.
tags: failure
— John Wooden
I don't think I was a fine game coach. I'm trying to be honest. I think I was a good practice coach.
tags: games
— John Wooden
Never lie; never cheat; never steal. Don't whine; don't complain; don't make excuses.
— John Wooden
It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
tags: learn
— John Wooden
1. Be on time. 2. Never criticize a teammate. 3. Never use profanity.
tags: time
— John Wooden
Perfection is impossibility but striving for perfection is not. Do the best you can. That is what counts.
tags: perfection
— John Wooden
Doing the best you are capable of doing is victory in itself, and less than that is defeat.
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— John Wooden
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
tags: living
— John Wooden
Be more concerned with what you can do for others than what others can do for you. You'll be surprised at the results.
— John Wooden
As a leader, you must be filled with energy and eagerness, joy and love for what you do. If you lack enthusiasm for your job, you cannot perform to the best of your ability. Industriousness is unattainable without Enthusiasm.
tags: joy energy job leader
— John Wooden
A player who makes a team great is more valuable than a great player. Losing yourself in the group, for the good of the group, that's teamwork.
tags: teamwork
— John Wooden
Flexibility is the key to stability.
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— John Wooden
If we magnified blessings as much as we magnify disappointments, we would all be much happier.
tags: blessing disappointment
— John Wooden
Having the courage to make decisions and take action. Never be afraid to fail. You have nothing to fear if you have prepared to the best of your ability.
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— John Wooden
Promise yourself you will talk health, happiness, and prosperity as often as possible. Promise to think only of the best, to work only for the best, and to expect only the best in yourself and others. Promise to forget the mistakes of the past and press on to greater achievements in the future.
tags: happiness health work future past mistakes achievement
— John Wooden
Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be.
tags: failure
— John Wooden
Surround yourself with people strong enough to change your mind.
tags: people strong mind
— John Wooden
Winning takes talent, to repeat takes character.
tags: character talent winning
— John Wooden
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.
tags: peace knowing mind success
— John Wooden
john wooden
Birth    : October 14, 1910
Death  : June 4, 2010
Occupation  : Basketball player

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