Intimidating basketball sayings
Aaron, Hank “Consistency is what counts; you have to be able to do things over and over again.” Aaron, Hank “In playing ball, and in life, a person occasionally gets the opportunity to do something great.
If I’m not shooting well, I’ll try to be an asset in other ways-like defense, passing, rebounding, and hustle.” Barton, Bruce “Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside themselves was superior to circumstance.” Bee, Claire “Play to win, observe the rules, and act like a gentleman.” Bennett, Dick “I concluded some time ago that a major part of success of a team, or of an individual, has a great deal to do with the intangible qualities possessed.Education will not; the world is full of educated failures.Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.” Cooper, David “The pro is the person who has all the hassles, obstacles, and disappointing frustrations that everyone else has.Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.The person who goes farthest is the one who is willing to do and dare.” Carril, Pete “Winning takes character. When a body has limited talent, it must muster all its resources of character to overcome adversity.” Click here for more quotes and basketball philosophy from Coach Pete Carril Carew, Rod “When you’ve learned to believe in yourself, there’s no telling how good a player you can be.
That’s because you have the mental edge.” Chamberlain, Wilt “This is a team game and one man doesn’t win and one man doesn’t lose.
Most men succeed because they are determined to.” Allen, James “People are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves.
They therefore remain bound.” Aristotle “We are what we repeatedly do.
“The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible.” Dewey, John “Failure is instructive.
The perosn who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes.” De Young Dennis “Winners are losers who got up and gave it one more try.” Dierdorf, Dan “I don’t pay attention to what others are doing.
You are playing yourself, your own highest standards, and when you reach your limits, that is real joy.” Ashe, Arthur “Start where you are. Do what you can.” Auerbach, Red “Some say you have to use your five best players, but I found out you win with the five that fit together best as a team.” Auriemma, Geno “Bottom line, you’re either a risk taker, or your not, and if you don’t take risks, you’ll never win big.” Auriemma, Geno “I don’t hire good coaches, I hire good people.