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John Wooden was GENIUS!

Last updated 7 years ago

UCLA Hall of Fame basketball coach John Wooden said a lot of memorable things during his 99 years of life.  Here are a few of my favorites:

  • "Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do."
  • "The most important key to achieving great success is to decide upon your goal and launch, get started, take action, move."
  • "Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming."
  • "Never mistake activity for achievement."
  • "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."
  • and my personal Wooden favorite, "Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but what you should have accomplished with your ability."


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