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Letter "L" » Larry Bird Quotes
«A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals.»
Author: Larry Bird
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«Leadership is getting players to believe in you. If you tell a teammate you're ready to play as tough as you're able to, you'd better go out there and do it. Players will see right through a phony. And they can tell when you're not giving it all you've got. Leadership is diving for a loose ball, getting the crowd involved, getting other players involved. It's being able to take it as well as dish it out. That's the only way you're going to get respect from the players.»
«Push yourself again and again. Don't give an inch until the final buzzer sounds.»
«It doesn't matter who scores the points, it's who can get the ball to the scorer.»
«I've got a theory that if you give 100 percent all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end.»
«I don't know if I practiced more than anybody, but I sure practiced enough. I still wonder if somebody -- somewhere -- was practicing more than me.»
«First master the fundamentals.»
«While day by day the overzealous student stores up facts for future use, he who has learned to trust nature finds need for ever fewer external directions. He will discard formula after formula, until he reaches the conclusion: Let nature take its cou»
«When I was young, I never wanted to leave the court until I got things exactly correct. My dream was to become a pro.»
«I really don't like talking about money. All I can say is that the Good Lord must have wanted me to have it.»