John Wooden: Success

John Wooden at a ceremony on Oct. 14, the coac...

John Wooden at a ceremony on Oct. 14, the coach’s 96th birthday, to name the Reseda post office after the sports legend and long-time San Fernando Valley resident. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.

John Wooden, American basketball player and coach 

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Bobby Knight: Preparation, not luck

“I don’t believe in luck — I believe in preparation.”– Bobby Knight, American basketball coach.
ELMENDORF AIR FORCE, Alaska -- Coach Bobby Kni...

ELMENDORF AIR FORCE, Alaska — Coach Bobby Knight, Texas Tech University basketball, watches his players practice at the fitness center here Nov. 21. Coach Knight spoke with Airmen and Soldiers before his team began practicing for the Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout. The basketball tournament took place Nov. 20-24 at the Sullivan Arena in Anchorage. Texas Tech lost to Butler University 81-71 in the championship game Nov. 24. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Steffen) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Charles Kettering: Helping hand

“If you need a helping hand, look toward the end of your arm.” ~Charles Kettering, quoted in “Inside Basketball”.

English: Charles F. Kettering, pictured with h...

English: Charles F. Kettering, pictured with his first electric starter. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Charles Colson: Life’s length, width and depth

Logo of the United States White House, especia...

Logo of the United States White House, especially in conjunction with offices like the Chief of Staff and Press Secretary. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“One cannot control the length of his life, but he can have something to say about its width and depth.” ~Charles Colson, quoted in “Inside Basketball”.

M. Scott Peck: Love

“Ultimately, love is everything. When we love something it is of value to us, we spend time with it, time enjoying it and taking care of it.” ~M. Scott Peck, quoted in “Inside Basketball”.