Favorite Quotes Part 3


 “Great minds talk about ideas, average minds talk about events, and small minds talk about people.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

 You can’t let praise or criticism get to you. It’s a weakness to get caught up in either one. -John Wooden

 As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.

 If you can’t beat them–join them? No, it should be: if you can’t beat them..study them! Why are they beating you?

 If you aren’t fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm. -Vince Lombardi

 “The key is not to prioritise what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.” – Stephen Covey

 “I’d like to think the best of me is still hiding up my sleeve.”

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

 Opportunity does not knock. It presents itself when you beat down the door.

 “Begin each day, as if it were on purpose.” – Hitch

 “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

 You don’t get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour. – Jim Rohn

 Need to constantly re-evaluate myself and strengthen my weaknesses.

 Mentors build mentors. Leaders build leaders.

 Interesting freshmen phenomenon: Some respond well to challenge/criticism and thrive. Others shrink away and make excuses.

 “Never tell me ‘the sky’s the limit’ when there are footprints on the moon …

 “Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 “To win it all, a team has to be obsessive about the fundamentals and the little things.” – Joe Gibbs

 “Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.”

 “Don’t mistake activity for achievement.” – John Wooden

 Make everyday your masterpiece.

 “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle

 “Teams that play in March, are getting better now.”

 Repetition is the father of learning.

 “You must always remember one thing, your greatest weapon is your mind.”

 “Long term success is achieved by not trading it for short term pleasure.”

 “I’m going to teach you to bite as a puppy, so when you become a dog, your bite is even more powerful.” – Chris Gray

 “Today’s opportunities erase yesterday’s failures.”

 “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison

 It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up. – Babe Ruth

 “It takes one person to fail, and it takes everyone to be successful.” – Shaka Smart

 To be special, requires a special effort.

 Never a failure, always a lesson.


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