The best Quotes by John Wooden

The best Quotes by John Wooden

John Robert Wooden (October 14, 1910 – June 4, 2010) was an American basketball coach and player. Nicknamed the "Wizard of Westwood", he won ten National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) national championships in a 12-year period as head coach for the UCLA Bruins, including a record seven in a row.

It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
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Young people need models, not critics.
Don't give up on your dreams, or your dreams will give up on you.
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Never lie, never cheat, never steal.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
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Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books - especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day.
The most important thing in the world is family and love.
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It's not how big you are it's how big you play.
(Most successful coach in NCAA history)
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That's L.A. They worship everything and they value nothing.
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Welcome to a city where people trying to disappear aren't actually trying.
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I lived in L.A. for a few months. It seemed like no one there had parents. Or if they did have parents, they would deny it.
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People here in Los Angeles are disgusted now about a sex scandal involving Arnold Schwarzenegger. Apparently for seven years, he carried on a sexual relationship with his own wife.
Los Angeles was the kind of place where everybody was from somewhere else and nobody really droppped anchor.
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The L.A. weather is a lot like Taiwan's, where you don't observe four seasons, so the years can pass and you don't feel a thing.
What does a man from Indiana say in bed?
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I did plays in high school, but I was convinced you couldn't make a living doing it. You don't have a lot of options in Indiana anyway, though, so I didn't want to stay there. I graduated early and worked a bunch of really odd jobs, and then I joined the Marines.
After I sang 'Back Home In Indiana' the first time, I became a Hoosier.
Black bandana, sweet Louisiana
Robbin' on a bank in the state of Indiana
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On her merry way sayin', 'Baby, what you gonna- ?'
Lookin' down the barrel of a hot metal .45
Just another way to survive
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They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Indiana - and that's pretty much the same thing.
Statecraft is the art of attending to small matters as diligently as grand ones.
Even the smallest of us are capable of great things.
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Two worst things as can happen to a child is never to have his own way - or always to have it.
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Children have got to be free to lead their own lives.
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Talk is cheap, but when you go out there and prove it - you're the first one to show up for practice, and you're the last to leave - that's how you lead by example.
When you speak and represent the person of Jesus Christ in all actions of your life, people are drawn to that. You set the standard with your actions. The words can come after.
It does not do to dwell on dreams, Harry, and forget to live.
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When dreaming we enter a world, that's entirely our own.
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And why do we fall, Bruce? So we can learn to pick ourselves up!
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There's winning and there's losing - and in life both will happen. What is never acceptable to me is quitting.
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Anything is possible if you got enough nerve.
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To me, the very definition of the word "broken" suggests that something can be fixed.
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Lies are comforting. Truth is painful.
The bigger the lie, the more people believe in it.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.
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Learn to treasure your life because unfortunately, it can be taken away from you anytime.
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I would like to be remembered as someone who did the best she could with the talent she had.
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People often remark that I'm pretty lucky. Luck is only important in so far as getting the chance to sell yourself at the right moment. After that, you've got to have talent and know how to use it.
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Arrogance - I have very little tolerance for that.
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Pretend inferiority and encourage his arrogance.
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It takes much more courage to be in love than it does for war.
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You say you love rain, but you use an umbrella to walk under it. You say you love sun, but you seek shade when it is shining. You say you love wind, but when it comes, you close your window. So that's why I'm scared when you say you love me.
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You can kiss your family and friends good-bye and put miles between you, but at the same time you carry them with you in your heart, your mind your stomach, because you do not just live in a world but a world lives in you.
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The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof.
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Basketball isn't just a sport. It is an art, one that must be mastered to succeed.
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I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
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