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John Wooden Quotes

Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be. – John Wooden

Do not measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability. – John Wooden

You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you. – John Wooden

Don’t whine. Don’t complain. Don’t make excuses. – 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

Nothing will work unless you do. – John Wooden

Be quick, but never in a hurry. – John Wooden

Sport Quotes

Wake up with determination. Go to bed with satisfaction.

It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up. – Babe Ruth

To succeed…You need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you. – Tony Dorsett

Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement. – Matt Biondi

I learned that if you want to make it bad enough, no matter how bad it is, you can make it. – Gale Sayers

Winning is not everything but making the efforts to win is.

Champions believe in themselves, even when no one else does.

Quotes for the day

Life is trying things to see if they work. – Ray Bradbury

Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have. – Eckhart Tolle

The reason why people give up so fast is because they tend to look at how far they still have to go, instead of how far they have gotten.

Judging a person does not define who they are. It defines who you are.

Beauty fades faster than wisdom appears.

Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence.

Giving up doesn’t always mean you are weak. Sometimes, it means that you are strong enough to let go.

To be inspired is great. To inspire is incredible.

Motivational Sport Quotes

Sweat plus sacrifice equals success. – Charles Finley

Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion. – Muhammad Ali

If you accept losing, you can’t win. – Vince Lombardi

If you aren’t going all the way. Why go at all? – Joe Namath

Set your goals high and don’t stop till you get there. – Bo Jackson

To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift. – Steve Prefontaine

It’s lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges and I believed in myself. – Muhammad Ali

Irish Proverbs

Live as long as you want and never want as long as you live. – Irish Proverb

You will never plow a field by turning it over in your mind. – Irish Proverb

Do not resent growing old. Many are denied the privilege. – Irish Proverb

If you don’t know the way, walk slowly. – Irish Proverb

A light heart lives long. – Irish Proverb

A good friend is like a four leaf clover, hard to find and lucky to have. – Irish Proverb

Motivational Quotes

It takes time to create excellence. If it could be done quickly, more people would do it. – John Wooden

The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you.

A bad attitude is like a flat tire. You can’t go anywhere until you change it.

Knowledge is the antidote to fear. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

A promise means everything, but once it is broken, sorry means nothing.

Never base your life decisions on advice from people who don’t have to deal with the results.

I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. – Jimmy Dean