37 Best John Wooden Quotes About Effort And Winning

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Get here some best inspirational John Wooden Quotes About life, choice, effort, leadership, and winning life battles.

Best John Wooden Quotes For Effort And Winning

1. “Don’t mistake activity with achievement.” ― John Wooden

2. “Seek opportunities to show you care. The smallest gestures often make the biggest difference.” ― John Wooden

3. “Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” ― John R Wooden

4. “Discipline yourself and others won’t need to.” ― John Wooden

5. “Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.” ― John Wooden

6. “A coach is someone who can give correction without causing resentment.” ― John Wooden

7. “Happiness begins where selfishness ends.” ― John Wooden

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8. “You can’t let praise or criticism get to you. It’s a weakness to get caught up in either one.” ― John Wooden

9. “You can’t live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.” ― John Wooden

10. “It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.” ― John Wooden

11. “Never try to be better than someone else. Learn from others, and try to be the best you can be. Success is the by-product of that preparation.” ― John Wooden

12. “Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.” ― John Wooden

13. “Five years from now, you’re the same person except for the people you’ve met and the books you’ve read.” ― John Wooden

14. “Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.” ― John Wooden

15. “Never make excuses. Your friends don’t need them and your foes won’t believe them.” ― John Wooden

16. “Be more concerned with character than reputation. Character is what you are, reputation is what people think you are.” ― John Wooden

17. “Things turn out best for those who make best of how things turn out.” ― John Wooden

18. “You cannot live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you” ― John Wooden

19. “Never mistake activity for achievement.” ― John Wooden

20. “Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.” ― John Wooden

21. “A good coach can change a game. A great coach can change a life.” ― John Wooden

22. “The problem with new is you don’t have time for the old ones.” ― John Wooden

23. “Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be.” ― John Wooden

24. “Success is peace of mind in knowing you did your best.” ― John Wooden

25. “The key ingredient to stardom is the team.” ― John Wooden

26. “Never try to be better than somebody else. But most importantly, never cease trying to be the best you can be.” ― John Wooden

27. “Worry more about your character than your reputation. Character is what you are, reputation merely what others think you are.” ― John Wooden

28. “Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.” ― John Wooden

29. “Being a role model is the most powerful form of educating…too often fathers neglect it because they get so caught up in making a living they forget to make a life.” ― John Wooden

30. “Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” ― John Wooden

31. “The true test of a man’s character is what he does when no one is watching.” ― John Wooden

32. “If we magnified blessings as much as we magnify disappointments, we would all be much happier.” ― John Wooden

33. “Tell the truth. That way you don’t have to remember a story.” ― John Wooden

34. “Being average means you are as close to the bottom as you are to the top.” ― John Wooden

35. “Don’t measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.” ― John Wooden

36. “The best thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.” ― John Wooden,

37. “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