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    Things work out best for those who make the best of the way things work out.
    — John Wooden
    tags: work 
     
    Discipline yourself and others won't need to.
    — John Wooden
    tags: discipline 
     
    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.
    — John Wooden
    You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
    — John Wooden
    tags: live 
     
    Never make excuses. Your friends don't need them and your foes won't believe them.
    — John Wooden
    tags: friends  believe 
     
    The best thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
    — John Wooden
    tags: children  child  father  mother 
     
    If I am through learning, I am through.
    — John Wooden
    tags: learning 
     
    The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones.
    — John Wooden
    tags: reading  book 
     
    Young people need models, not critics.
    — John Wooden
    tags: people  young 
     
    Success is never final, failure is never fatal. It's courage that counts.
    — John Wooden
    tags: failure  courage  success 
     
    If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?
    — John Wooden
    tags: time  right 
     
    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.
    — John Wooden
    tags: peace  knowing  mind  success 
     
    Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.
    — John Wooden
    tags: knowing  success 
     
    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.
    — John Wooden
    tags: teaching 
     
    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.
    — John Wooden
    tags: teaching  games 
     
    Just try to be the best you can be; never cease trying to be the best you can be. That's in your power.
    — John Wooden
    tags: power 
     
    I had three rules for my players: No profanity. Don't criticize a teammate. Never be late.
    — John Wooden
    tags: rules 
     
    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.
    — John Wooden
    tags: friendship  true  help  book 
     
    Failure is never fatal. But failure to change can and might be.
    — John Wooden
    tags: failure 
     
    I don't think I was a fine game coach. I'm trying to be honest. I think I was a good practice coach.
    — John Wooden
    tags: games 
     
    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.
    — John Wooden
    tags: learn 
     
    1. Be on time. 2. Never criticize a teammate. 3. Never use profanity.
    — John Wooden
    tags: time 
     
    Perfection is impossibility but striving for perfection is not. Do the best you can. That is what counts.
    — John Wooden
    tags: perfection 
     
    Doing the best you are capable of doing is victory in itself, and less than that is defeat.
    — John Wooden
    tags: victory 
     
    Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
    — John Wooden
    tags: living 
     
    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.
    — John Wooden
    tags: joy  energy  job  leader 
     
    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.
    — John Wooden
    tags: teamwork 
     
    Flexibility is the key to stability.
    — John Wooden
    tags: key 
     
    If we magnified blessings as much as we magnify disappointments, we would all be much happier.
    — 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.
    — 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.
    — John Wooden
    Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be.
    — John Wooden
    tags: failure 
     
    Surround yourself with people strong enough to change your mind.
    — John Wooden
    tags: people  strong  mind 
     
    Winning takes talent, to repeat takes character.
    — 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.
    — John Wooden
    tags: peace  knowing  mind  success 
     
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    john wooden
    Birth    : October 14, 1910
    Death  : June 4, 2010
    Occupation  : Basketball player

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