Quotes by John Wooden

It's not so important who starts the game but who finishes it.


Ability is a poor man's wealth.


Be prepared and be honest.


Consider the rights of others before your own feelings, and the feelings of others before your own rights.


Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.


Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.


Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.


Failure is not fatal, but failure to change might be.


If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes.


It is what we learn after we think we know it all, that counts.