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"It is what we learn after we think we know it all, that counts."

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"Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there."

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"A coach is someone who can give correction without causing resentment."

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"A coach is someone who can give correction without causing resentment"

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"Ability is a poor man's wealth"

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"Adversity is the state in which man mostly easily becomes acquainted with himself, being especially free of admirers then"

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"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."

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"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"

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"Better than any person my age has a right to,"

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"Consider the rights of others before your own feelings, and the feelings of others before your own rights."

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"Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do."

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"Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do"

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"It is amazing how much can be accomplished if no one cares who gets the credit."

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"It is what you learn after you know it all that counts."

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"Never mistake activity for achievement."

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"Success is peace of mind, a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming, and not just in a physical way: seek ye first the kingdom and His righteousness and all these things will be yours as well."

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"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."

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"Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful."

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"That's true,"

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"Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out."

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"You can't let praise or criticism get to you. It's a weakness to get caught up in either one."

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"You cannot live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you."

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

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"Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability."

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"Young people need models, not critics"

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"Nothing will work unless you do."

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"It isn't what you do, but how you do it."

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"Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be."

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"You cannot attain and maintain physical condition unless you are morally and mentally conditioned. And it is impossible to be in moral condition unless you are spiritually conditioned. I always told my players that our team condition depended on two factors -- how hard they worked on the floor during practice and how well they behaved between practices."

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"It's not so important who starts the game but who finishes it."

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"For an athlete to function properly, he must be intent. There has to be a definite purpose and goal if you are to progress. If you are not intent about what you are doing, you aren't able to resist the temptation to do something else that might be more fun at the moment."

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"You can't live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you."

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"I'd rather have a lot of talent and a little experience than a lot of experience and a little talent."

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"It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen."

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"Young people need models, not critics..."

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