The best Quotes by Larry Bird

The best Quotes by Larry Bird

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I think it's just God disguised as Michael Jordan.
Push yourself again and again. Don't give an inch until the final buzzer sounds.
I've been around a while. I kinda know these things.
A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals.
I've got a theory that if you give 100% all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end.
Leadership is getting players to believe in you. If you tell a teammate you're ready to play as tough as you're able to, you'd better go out there and do it. Players will see right through a phony. And they can tell when you're not giving it all you've got.

Quotes about Larry Bird

Bill Murray: "It's because I'm white, isn't it?"
Michael Jordan: "Larry's white!"
Bill Murray: "Larry's not white. Larry's clear!"
I had a Dan Fouts Nike poster with 'The Bomb Squad' on my wall as a kid. I was also a huge Larry Bird fan. One of my proudest art achievements is a papier-mache eagle decked out head-to-toe in Celtics gear.
I don't wanna be Michael Jordan, I don't wanna be Bird or Isiah. I don't wanna be any of those guys. You know when my career is over, I wanna look in the mirror and say: "I did it my way!"
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Michael Jordan: "I'mma slide a ring on your hand tonight, Tex. That's all you need to know."
Phil, you let this dude [Dennis Rodman] go to vacation, we not gonna see him. You let him go to Vegas, we definitely not gonna see him.
I came from from Boston, where team-wise players were a little selfish, there was a lot of ego involved. That was the problem, there was no team-building away from the court.
Boston is a city that has the power to convince you to change what teams you root for.
This is the Boston Celtics. This isn't the Phoenix Suns. No disrespect to any other organization, but you don't hang conference titles. Do we hang going to the conference finals?
I know there were some ups and downs, but I will always cherish my experience in Boston. I am forever grateful that I was given the opportunity to wear a Boston Celtics uniform and play in front of the Garden faithful.
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What does a man from Indiana say in bed?
Hoosier Daddy?!
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
She's a runner, rebel and a stunner
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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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.
Elijah Mikaelson in The Originals - Season 1 Episode 8
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It's a great run, we'd had a wonderful time. Good Team. Time to go.
There are certain sports figures who become a larger cultural force. Michael Jordan and the Bulls changed the culture.
Bugs: "We need your help!"
Michael: "But I'm a Baseball player now."
Bugs: "Right, and I'm a Shakespearean actor."
Stan: "I may not be very tall, but... I'm slow."
Sylvester: "...and large!"
Daffy: "...and a dork!"
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Life is so damn short. For f's sake, just do what makes you happy!
The best way to teach your kids about taxes is by eating 30% of their ice cream.
I think at this point in my life, I'd like to play more good guys than bad guys.
You know, after filming the movie the book was still just as big. I think it was actually bigger. I think Stephen King went back and wrote extra pages. He's fantastic.
I owe all of this to the guys I've played with and all the coaches that have helped me get to where I'm at right now. I'm honored to be here.
If that many people recognize how hard I go every night and what I put into my game, to make myself and my team better, it means a lot to mean. I'm fortunate; I'm blessed to be in the situation that I'm in right now.┬┤
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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If all I'm remembered for is being a good basketball player, then I've done a bad job with the rest of my life.
Yes, I think the '96 Bulls are the greatest of all time. I think the 72-10 record speaks for itself and the fact that we were able to cap it off with a championship.
I would like to be remembered as someone who did the best she could with the talent she had.
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Winning isn't getting ahead of others, it is getting ahead of yourself.
Walk until the darkness is a memory, and you become the sun on the next traveler's horizon.
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It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
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Being different isn't a bad thing. It means you're brave enough to be yourself.
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