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John Wooden Tribute

Posted on 05. Jun, 2010 by FSM Staff in Uncategorized

John Wooden Tribute

Legendary UCLA basketball coach John Wooden passed away on 6/4/10 and the entire sports world is in mourning. The Wizard of Westwood was 99 years old and he left behind a legacy of greatness on and off the hardwood. Wooden’s outlook on life and the lessons he taught us will not be soon forgotten. There are and will be many articles out there about his great accomplishments which include winning a record 10 NCAA Basketball tournaments. FreeSportsMag would like to deviate slightly so that we can present to you some of John Wooden’s famous inspirational quotes. May his wisdom live on in the hearts and minds of athlete and non-athlete alike…

“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.”

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

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

“Adversity is the state in which man mostly easily becomes acquainted with himself, being especially free of admirers then.”

“Consider the rights of others before your own feelings, and the feelings of others before your own rights.”

“Ability is a poor man’s wealth.”

“I’d rather have a lot of talent and a little experience than a lot of experience and a little talent.”

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

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

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

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

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

“Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.”

“What you are as a person is far more important that what you are as a basketball player.”

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