10/14/08

Happy Birthday 98th Birthday John Wooden.

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A coach, but more so a teacher.

Learn More about John Wooden



John Wooden's Seven Point Creed, given to him by his father Joshua upon his graduation from grammar school:
Be true to yourself.
Make each day your masterpiece.
Help others.
Drink deeply from good books, especially the Bible.
Make friendship a fine art.
Build a shelter against a rainy day.
Pray for guidance and give thanks for your blessings every day.
Wooden also has authored a lecture and a book about the Pyramid of Success. The Pyramid of Success consists of philosophical building blocks for winning at basketball and at life. He is also the author of several other books about basketball and life.

Quotes
"Be quick, but don't hurry."
"Failing to prepare is preparing to fail."
"Don't mistake activity for achievement."
"Goodness Gracious, sakes alive!"
"Little things make big things happen."
"Intensity makes you stronger. Emotionalism makes you weaker."
“If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?”

1 comments:

Mikbert said...

Nice. Ima print that and put it up in my cube. It'll camoflauge the escape hole I'm digging.