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Success comes from knowing that
by John Wooden

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

Related topics: Motivational Success

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden PHOTO

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

You can't let praise or criticism get to you.
It's a weakness to get caught up in either one.
- John Wooden

 

Beating an opponent is not a goal,
but a by-product of success.
- John Wooden

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

Don't let what you cannot do
interfere with what you can do.
- John Wooden

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

Failure to prepare is preparing to fail.
- 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

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation.
- John Wooden

Make your "yes" mean yes,
and your "no" mean no.
- John Wooden

Being a role model is the most powerful form of educating.
Youngsters need good models more than they need critics.
It's one of a parent's greatest responsibilities and opportunities.
- John Wooden

Youngsters need good models more than they need critics.
- John Wooden

A coach is someone who can give correction
without causing resentment.
- John Wooden

If you don't have time to do it right,
when will you have time to do it over?
- 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

Consider the rights of others before your own feelings,
and the feelings of others before your own rights.
- John Wooden

Ability is a poor man's wealth.
- John Wooden

If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything.
I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes.
- John Wooden

There are many things that are essential to arriving at true peace of mind,
and one of the most important is faith,
which cannot be acquired without prayer.
- John Wooden

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

Be prepared and be honest.
- John Wooden

Never mistake activity for achievement.
- John Wooden

It's the little details that are vital.
Little things make big things happen.
- John Wooden

Material possessions, winning scores,
and great reputations are meaningless in the eyes of the Lord,
because He knows what we really are and that is all that matters.
- John Wooden

Success is never final, failure is never fatal.
It's courage that counts.
- John Wooden

Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished,
but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.
- John Wooden

It's not so important who starts the game but who finishes it.
- John Wooden

Winning takes talent, to repeat takes character.
- John Wooden

The main ingredient of stardom is the rest of the team.
- John Wooden

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

What you are as a person is far more important that
what you are as a basketball player.
- John Wooden

The worst thing about new books is that they keep us
from reading the old ones.
- 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

The Main Thing is to Keep
The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

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

Those who believe they can do something
and those who believe they can't
are both right.
- Henry Ford

Where there's a will, there's a way.
- old English proverb

Bringing a childlike wonder
and a beginner's mind to life
maximizes both success and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Success consists of going from failure to failure
without loss of enthusiasm.
- Winston Churchill
(also quoted as: "Courage is going from failure to failure
without losing enthusiasm."

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

If there is a will, there is a way.
- Anonymous

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
- Robert F. Kennedy

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

To lead a great life:
Dream, Take Action, Repeat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Winners Dream Big Dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A man is a success if he gets up in
the morning and gets to bed at night,
and in between he does what he wants to do.
- Bob Dylan

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
- Tony Robbins

The price of success is hard work,
dedication to the job at hand,
and the determination that whether we win or lose,
we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
- Vince Lombardi

A person acting from a motivation
of contribution and service
rises to such a level of moral authority
that worldly success is a natural result.
- Marianne Williamson

Your success and happiness lies in you.
Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you
shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
- Helen Keller

There are no secrets to success.
It is the result of preparation,
hard work, and learning from failure.
- Colin Powell

Success is getting what you want;
happiness is wanting what you get.
- Dale Carnegie

Most people give up just when
they're about to achieve success.
They quit on the one yard line.
They give up at the last minute of the game,
one foot from a winning touch down.
- Ross Perot

The only roadblock to success is limited thinking.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready
for his opportunity when it comes.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize
how close they were to success when they gave up.
- Thomas Edison

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

You're standing on the threshold of success.
Don't look down, it'll make you dizzy.
- the character Timothy Q. Mouse in the Walt Disney movie Dumbo

The key to success, and to happiness,
is being fully engaged in life -
leading yourself with inspiration and committed action -
setting your own fine and honorable example.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

If there is any one secret of success,
it lies in the ability to get
the other person's point of view
and see things from that person's angle
as well as from your own.
- Henry Ford

One important key to success is self-confidence.
An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
- Arthur Ashe

The key to happiness is having dreams.
The key to success is making your dreams come true.
- Anonymous

A great secret of success is to go through life
as a man who never gets used up.
- Albert Schweitzer

The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
- Benjamin Disraeli

In order to succeed, your desire for success should
be greater than your fear of failure.
- Bill Cosby

If one advances confidently
in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live
the life which he has imagined,
he will meet with success
unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau


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