John Wooden Quotes

25 John Wooden Quotes

“Success is a peace of mind which is a direct result of knowing that you did your best to become what you are capable of becoming.”  John Wooden

“Don’t let making a living prevent you from making a life.” John Wooden

“A player who makes a team great is better than a great player.” John Wooden

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

“Our titles would not have been possible without the unselfishness displayed by all our teams, the team wins, not the individuals” John Wooden

“Listen if you want to be heard” 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

“If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?” John Wooden

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

“Be prepared and be honest.” John Wooden Quotes

“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

“It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.” John Wooden

“Happiness begins where selfishness ends.” John Wooden

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

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

“Success is never final; failure is never fatal. It’s courage that counts.” John Wooden

“Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best at which you are capable.” John Wooden

“Be quick, but don’t hurry.” John Wooden

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

“Talent is God-given – be humble. Fame is man-given – be thankful. Conceit is self-given – be careful.” John Wooden

“Never mistake activity for achievement.” John Wooden

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

“The true test of a man’s character is what he does when no one is watching.”  John Wooden
Never make excuses. Your friends don’t need them and your foes won’t believe them.”  John Wooden
“It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit.”