John Wooden Quotes (54 quotes)
“Talent is God-given; be humble. Fame is man-given; be thankful. Conceit is self-given; be careful.”
They Call Me Coach - They Call Me Coach
Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections on and Off the Court - Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections on and Off the Court
“A player who makes a team great is more valuable than a great player. Losing yourself in the group, for the good of the group, that's teamwork.”
IBM Linux commercial - IBM Linux Commercial
“Success is peace of mind attained only through self-satisfaction and knowing you've made the effort, do the best of what you're capable.”
Interview on Charlie Rose - Interview on Charlie Rose
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJohn Wooden
Born: October 14, 1910
Died: June 4, 2010 (aged 99)
Bio: John Robert Wooden was an American basketball player and coach. Nicknamed the Wizard of Westwood, he won ten NCAA national championships in a 12-year period seven in a row as head coach at UCLA, an unprecedented feat. Within this period, his teams won a record 88 consecutive games. He was named national coach of the year six times.