John Wooden's Wisdom Quotes

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"Coach" John Wooden is a man that I admire greatly. Here is a collection of some of his very wise quotes, that serve as important life lessons.

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John Wooden's Wisdom Quotes

  1. 1. Wisdom Quotes From John WoodenA Presentation By Rajiv Bajaj
  2. 2. “Coach” John Robert Wooden (Oct 14,1910 – Jun 4, 2010)American Basketball Player & Legendary Coach.
  3. 3. 1#
  4. 4. Do not let what you cannot do interferewith what you can do.
  5. 5. # 2
  6. 6. If youre not making mistakes, then youre not doing anything. Im positive that a doer makes mistakes.
  7. 7. # 3
  8. 8. Its the little details that are vital.Little things make big things happen.
  9. 9. # 4
  10. 10. Dont measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.
  11. 11. # 5
  12. 12. Ability is a poor mans wealth.
  13. 13. # 6
  14. 14. You cant let praise or criticism get to you.Its a weakness to get caught up in either one.
  15. 15. # 7
  16. 16. If you dont havetime to do it right, when will youhave time to do it over?
  17. 17. # 8
  18. 18. Never mistake activity for achievement.
  19. 19. # 9
  20. 20. Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be.
  21. 21. # 10
  22. 22. C O U R A G ESuccess is never final, failure is never fatal. Its courage that counts.
  23. 23. # 11
  24. 24. Talent is God given. Be humble.Fame is man-given. Be grateful.Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
  25. 25. # 12
  26. 26. Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.
  27. 27. # 13
  28. 28. There are many things that are essential to arriving at true peace of mind, and oneof the most important is faith, which cannot be acquired without prayer.
  29. 29. # 14
  30. 30. Be prepared and be honest.
  31. 31. # 15
  32. 32. You are not a failure until you start blaming others for your mistakes.
  33. 33. # 16
  34. 34. Nobody cares how much you know until they know how much you care.
  35. 35. # 17
  36. 36. When everyone is thinking the same, no one is thinking.
  37. 37. # 18
  38. 38. Everybody on the team is equally important to the team. Nobody is bigger than the team. Nobody! Remember that.
  39. 39. # 19
  40. 40. Youngpeople needmodels, not critics.
  41. 41. # 20
  42. 42. The door to the past has been shut and the key thrown away…
  43. 43. You can do nothing abouttomorrow. It is yet to come…
  44. 44. However, tomorrow is in a large part determined by what you do today…
  45. 45. So make today amasterpiece. You have control over that.
  46. 46. # 21
  47. 47. The road to real achievement takes time, a long time, but you do not give up.
  48. 48. You may have setbacks…
  49. 49. You may have to start over. You may have to change your method.You may have to go around, or over, or under.
  50. 50. You may have to back upand get another start.
  51. 51. But you do not quit.
  52. 52. # 22
  53. 53. Perform at your best when your best is required…
  54. 54. Your best is required each day !
  55. 55. No copyright infringements intended. All rights of the images used are with their respective owners. Image sources: Google Images & Morguefile.com.

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