Success is that peace of mind that comes from knowing you’ve done everything in your power to become the very best you’re capable of becoming.
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.
Topics: Success & Failure, Success, Satisfaction
Winning takes talent, to repeat takes character.
Consider the rights of others before your own feelings, and the feelings of others before your own rights.
I always tried to make clear that basketball is not the ultimate. It is of small importance in comparison to the total life we live. There is only one kind of life that truly wins, and that is the one that places faith in the hands of the Savior. Until that is done, we are on an aimless course that runs in circles and goes nowhere.
If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes.
All of life is peaks and valleys. Don’t let the peaks get too high and the valleys too low.
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.
It’s wrong to turn people into idols. But it’s also wrong to lose hope, to believe that we can’t find good examples to inspire us.
Don’t measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.
Topics: Potential, Reflection, Doing Your Best, Ability, Achieving, Vision, Measuring, Accomplishment
Be prepared and be honest.
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.
Topics: Mind, The Mind
Don’t mistake activity with achievement.
A coach is someone who can give correction without causing resentment.
Young people need models, not critics…
Stubborness we deprecate,
Firmness we condone,
The former is our neighbors trait,
The latter is our own.
An effective leader allows exceptions to the rule for exceptional results or when circumstance demands.
Make each day a Masterpiece.
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