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."
--Vince Lombardi

"The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good."
--Ann Landers

"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."
--Henry Ford

"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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