“Basketball doesn’t build character. It reveals it.” – Unknown

“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” – Tim Notke

“The only way to succeed is to not be afraid of failure.” – Magic Johnson

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky

“Basketball is a beautiful game when the five players on the court play with one heartbeat.” – Dean Smith

“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.” – Vince Lombardi

“Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them—a desire, a dream, a vision.” – Muhammad Ali

“It’s not about the size of the player, it’s about the size of the heart.” – Nate Robinson

“You can’t get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good.” – Jerry West

“Basketball is like photography, if you don’t focus, all you have is the negative.” – Dan Frisella

“Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.” – Reggie Leach

“The game is my wife. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace.” – Michael Jordan

“Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” – Michael Jordan

“You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.” – Michael Jordan FOUGHT A GOOD FIGHT QUOTES

“The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison.” – James Cash Penney

“The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.” – Phil Jackson

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs

“Basketball is more than a sport; it’s an art, a way of life.” – Arne Duncan

“The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.” – Vince Lombardi

“Don’t measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.” – John Wooden

“Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best.” – Tim Duncan

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Work like you don’t need the money, love like you’ve never been hurt, and dance like no one is watching.” – Satchel Paige

“The successful man is the one who finds out what is the matter with his business before his competitors do.” – Roy L. Smith

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Basketball teaches you how to be a good loser, how to pick yourself up and try again next time.” – Michael Jordan