Thursday, January 11, 2007

Famous sports quote, great sports quote, inspirational basketball quotes

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"Everybody wants to follow the leader; but, nobody wants to lead the followers."

"Leaders are like eagles - they don't flock. You find them one at a time."
Knute Rockne

"Boards, Boards, Boards"
Knute Rockne

"Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction."
John F. Kennedy

"The three best things I've learned in coaching: my players must play Hard, Hard, Hard."
Coach John Wild

"A person really doesn´t become whole, until he becomes a part of something that´s bigger than himself."
Jim Valvano

"Pride is the sheet anchor of morality.
The doer of noble deeds.
When love flies and hope fails,
Pride still lingers.
The savage rear guard of the human soul."

"The only easy day was yesterday."
Clint Black

"How can you expect a basketball player to work hard on the court if he doesn't work hard in the classroom?"

"Nothing is as good as it seems and nothing is as bad, but somewhere between reality falls."
Lou Holtz

"All Battles Are Won Before They Are Fought."
from Sun Tzu

"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude."
Thomas Jefferson

"It is amazing what can be accomplished when nobody cares about who gets the credit."
Robert Yates - owner of Dale Jarrett's racing team.

"Athletics and Competition is not for everyone. You are the courageous ones!

"Ask not what your teammates can do for you Ask what you can do for your teammates."
- Magic Johnson

" It is most difficult, in my mind, to separate any success, whether it be in your profession, your family, or as in my case, in basketball, from religion."
--John Wooden 1910-

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

"Sometimes a player's greatest challenge is coming to grips with his role on the team."-
Scottie Pippen

"You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them."
-Michael Jordan

"I can accept failure, but I can't accept not trying"
Michael Jordan

"I've always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come. I don't do things half-heartedly. Because I know if I do, then I can expect half-hearted results."
Michael Jordan

"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
-Michael Jordan

"Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted." - Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

"I never looked at the consequences of missing a big shot... when you think about the consequences you always think of a negative result. "
-Michael Jordan

"Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game."
-Michael Jordan

"As athletes, we're used to reacting quickly. Here, it's 'come, stop, come, stop.' There's a lot of downtime. That's the toughest part of the day."
-Michael Jordan

"If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it."
-Michael Jordan

"We didn't lose the game; we just ran out of time."
-Michael Jordan

"Winners never quit and quitters never win. "
-Michael Jordan

"Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you."
-Michael Jordanfrom Linda Simon
"Work beats talent when talent doesn't work."

"Ten years from now I won't remember how many points I had each game, or how many newspaper articles had my name in them, or how many minutes I played. I will, however, remember that I was part of something larger than myself, and that I was part of something I helped make successful, because I was part of a team.

"The important thing is this: To be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become."

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