• It takes time to create excellence. If it could be done quickly, more people would do it.
    ~ John Wooden
  • Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man given. Be grateful. Conceit is self given. Be careful.
    Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man given. Be grateful. Conceit is self given. Be careful.
    ~ John Wooden
  • 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
  • Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
    ~ John Wooden
  • Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.
    Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.
    ~ John Wooden
  • Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
    Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
    ~ 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
  • The main ingredient of stardom is the rest of the team.
    ~ John Wooden
  • Winning takes talent, to repeat takes character.
    ~ John Wooden