John Wooden Quotes That Will Drive You Towards Success

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 John Wooden Quotes That Will Drive You Towards Success

 

 

“Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming. “ – John Wooden

“Without proper self-evaluation, failure is inevitable.” – John Wooden

“We must be challenged to improve, and adversity is the challenger.” – John Wooden

“When you improve a little each day, eventually big things occur.” – John Wooden

“Focus all your effort on what is in your power to control.” – John Wooden

“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.” – John Wooden

“It isn’t what you do, but how you do it. “ – John Wooden

“A coach is someone who can give correction without causing resentment.” – John Wooden

“Never mistake activity for achievement.” – John Wooden

“Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.” – John Wooden

“Never make excuses. Your friends don’t need them and your foes won’t believe them.” – John Wooden

“A leader’s most powerful ally is his or her own example.” – John Wooden
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“Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be.” – John Wooden

 

“It’s not so important who starts the game but who finishes it.” – John Wooden

“When the opportunity arises, it is too late to prepare.” – John Wooden

“Happiness begins where selfishness ends.” – John Wooden

“Winning takes talent; to repeat takes character.” – John Wooden

“You can make mistakes, but you’re not a failure until you start blaming others for those mistakes.” – John Wooden

“Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.” – John Wooden

“I’d rather have a lot of talent and a little experience than a lot of experience and a little talent.” – John Wooden
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“Consider the rights of others before your own feelings, and the feelings of others before your own rights.” – John Wooden

 

“The main ingredient of stardom is the rest of the team.” – John Wooden

“While you can’t control what happens to you, you can control how you react.” – John Wooden

“Be quick, but don’t hurry.” – John Wooden

“It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.” – John Wooden

“Ability is a poor man’s wealth.” – John Wooden

“Progress comes slowly but steadily if you are patient and prepare diligently.” – John Wooden

“Adversity is the state in which man mostly easily becomes acquainted with himself, being especially free of admirers then. “ – John Wooden

“If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?” – John Wooden

“What you are as a person is far more important than what you are as a basketball player.” – John Wooden
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“It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.” – John Wooden

 

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“Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. – John Wooden

 

 

“Success is never final; failure is never fatal. It’s courage that counts.” – John Wooden

“A coach is someone who can give correction without causing resentment.” – John Wooden

“If you spend too much time learning the tricks of the trade, you may not learn the trade.” – John Wooden

“Apply yourself everyday to just becoming a little bit better.” – John Wooden

“People want to believe you are sincerely interested in them as person. Not just for what they can do for you.” – John Wooden

“Balance means keeping things in proper perspective.” – John Wooden

“Mix idealism with realism and add hard work.” – John Wooden

 

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“You can’t live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.” – John Wooden

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