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I don't know why people question the academic training of an athlete.
by Al McGuire

I don't know why people question the academic training of an athlete.
Fifty percent of the doctors in this country graduated
in the bottom half of their classes.
- Al McGuire

Related topics: Sports

I think everyone should go to college and get a degree
and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver.
Then they would really be educated.
- Al McGuire

Winning is overrated.
The only time it is really important is in surgery and war.
- Al McGuire

Remember, half the doctors in this country graduated
in the bottom half of their class.
- Al McGuire

 

When a guy takes off his coat, he's not going to fight.
When a guy takes off his wristwatch,
watch out!
- Al McGuire

The only mystery in life is why the kamikaze pilots wore helmets.
- Al McGuire

When I was losing, they called me nuts.
When I was winning they called me eccentric.
- Al McGuire

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I think the world is run by 'C' students.
- Al McGuire

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
the courage to change the things I can;
and the wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr (Serenity Prayer)

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Know thyself.
- Socrates (inscribed on the ancient Greek temple at Delphi)

It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.
- John Wooden

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

Know the power and the peace of saying,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition -
they somehow already know what you truly want to become.
- Steve Jobs

At the center of your being you have the answer;
you know who you are and you know what you want.
- Lao Tzu

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed)

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that the greatest fear is fear of the unknown.
Seek to meet the unknown with courage and a sense of adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Find your balance and stand with it.
Find your song and sing it out.
Find your cadence and let it appear like a dance.
Find the questions that only you know how to ask and
The answers that you are content to not know.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer
but wish we didn't.
- Erica Jong

Once you know yourself as a genuine seeker,
and when your own inner chamber is quite enlightened,
then comes the natural unfoldment of pure love and compassion
and a genuine desire to serve others.
- Rod Stryker

To know God, watch a butterfly return to the same tree -
after a year and a thousand miles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that happiness is created by the act
of expressing gratitude for all of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Improve what you can
and accept all the rest of life
just as it comes.
Know that fear is your worst enemy -
perhaps your only enemy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:
the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

Know that life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing,
and that is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

Your thoughts create your reality.
Your mind is more powerful than you know.
- Neale Donald Walsch

To know how to free oneself is nothing;
the arduous thing is to know what to do with one's freedom.
- Andre Gide

Know that you can have whatever you want,
when you ask from a compassionate heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I don't know the meaning of life,
but I know compassion is the key.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What I know for sure is that
what you give comes back to you.
- Oprah Winfrey

Know that life's burdens are lighter when you laugh at yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that a flower is a weed seen through joyful eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A leader is most effective when people barely know he exists.
When his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
his troops will feel they did it themselves.
- Lao Tzu

I don't know the key to success,
but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
- Bill Cosby

Know the power of choice.
Fly life on free wings,
and sing to its glory.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side
of every fear is a freedom.
- Marilyn Ferguson

You know that you have fully experienced love
when you turn into love -
that is the spiritual goal of life.
- Deepak Chopra

Know that today is your day to dance lightly with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that you are special, and unique in all creation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The more we know about how we lost
our spontaneous wonder and creativity,
the more we can find ways to get them back.
- John Bradshaw

We are wiser than we know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.
- Epictetus

We are not what we know
but what we are willing to learn.
- Mary Catherine Bateson

Know that you have a choice about
everything you do and everything you do not do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You know that place between sleeping and awake,
that place where you can still remember dreaming?
That's where I'll always think of you.
- James M. Barrie

As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

Know that unconditional forgiveness
holds immense power to relieve your suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know first that you have absolutely no power to change the world,
and then address all your energies and intent toward improving it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To know everything is to know nothing,
but to know nothing is to know everything.
- Confucius

Know that you do not need the approval of others.
You are unique and magnificent. Stand tall, stand proud.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that miracles are the natural way of the Universe
Your only job is to move your doubting mind out of the way.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The more I see, the less I know for sure.
- John Lennon

As soon as you trust yourself,
you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If a man does not know what port he is steering for,
no wind is favorable to him.
- Seneca

The more you know the less you feel.
- Bono

Know that the act of smiling makes both you and others happier.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
- Confucius


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