Quotations of Value

Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation. Your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think of you.

John Wooden, College Basketball Coach

"the idea is not to block every shot. The idea is to make your opponent believe that you might block every shot"

-Bill Russell

The will to win is not nearly as important as the will to prepare to win.

Bobby Knight, College Basketball Coach

If you treat every situation as a life and death matter, you'll die a lot of times.

Dean Smith, College Basketball Coach

" The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity.  The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty."

Winston Churchill

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.

Harry S Truman

"If I was given eight hours to chop down a tree. I would spend seven hours sharpening my ax"

- Abraham Lincoln

"In life you are given two ends, one to think with the other to sit on. You success in life depends on which end you use the most. Head you win, tails you lose."

- Conrad Burns

"The harder I work the luckier I get."

- Unknown

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit"

- Aristotle

"Keep it simple, when you get too complex you forget the obvious"

-Al Maguire, College Basketball Coach

"If we were supposed to talk more than we listen, we would have two mouths and one ear."

-Mark Twain

"It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in an argument."

-William Gibbs McAdoo, Senator, 1854

"If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere."

Frank Clark                                                                                         Quotations of value.doc            10-09-04

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