"No one can really honestly be the very best, no one."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."John Wooden on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."John Wooden on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."John Wooden on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."John Wooden on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."John Wooden on Dalai Lama
"Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books - especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day."
"I think permitting the game to become too physical takes away a little bit of the beauty."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."
"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."
"Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming."