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Basketball Quotes and Motivation Ideas
"One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team."
-- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
"When I was young, I never wanted to leave the court until I got things exactly correct. My dream was to become a pro."
-- Larry Bird
"The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in determination"
-- Tommy Lasorda
"Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best."
-- Tim Duncan
"A winner is somebody who goes out there every day and exhausts himself trying to get something accomplished."
Joe Torre - New York Yankees manager, former Major League Baseball player, father of one
"It's not whether you get knocked down; it's whether you get back up."
"The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good."
"When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us."
--Alexander Graham Bell
"Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right."
"History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats."
--Bertie C. Forbes
"What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight--it's the size of the fight in the dog."
--Dwight D. Eisenhower
"The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires."
--William A. Ward
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