John Havlicek quotes

  • Whether I start or come off the bench makes no difference to me. My game has always been go as hard as I can as long as I can
    -- John Havlicek

    #Basketball #Games #Differences

  • If you are honest with yourself and can look into a mirror and believe that you have given 100 percent, you should feel proud. If you cannot, then there is more work to be done.
    -- John Havlicek

    #Basketball #Believe #Mirrors

  • We win because we play together as a team.
    -- John Havlicek

    #Basketball #Team #Winning

  • Over the years, I have pushed myself mentally and I have pushed myself physically. A lot of people say, 'John Havlicek never gets tired.' Well, I get tired. It's just a matter of pushing myself. I say to myself, 'He's as tired as I am; who's going to win this mental battle?' It's just a matter of mental toughness.
    -- John Havlicek

    #Wrestling #Tired #Winning

  • Over the years, I've had hundreds of shots blocked. You've got to go in and take chances.
    -- John Havlicek

    #Inspirational #Years #Chance

  • You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

  • Help one kid at a time. He'll maybe go back and help a few more.

  • No one man is superior to the game.

  • For me, baseball is the most nourishing game outside of literature. They both are re-tellings of human experience.

  • Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.

  • This is my last Commonwealth Games. Five CWG and nine medals, it is enough for me.

  • I think Lady Gaga is great and is changing pop music and bringing back a certain rock 'n' roll spirit, swagger to the game.

  • If you don't acknowledge differences, it's as bad as stereotyping or reducing someone.

  • If I care to listen to every criticism, let alone act on them, then this shop may as well be closed for all other businesses. I have learned to do my best, and if the end result is good then I do not care for any criticism, but if the end result is not good, then even the praise of ten angels would not make the difference.

  • I have no purpose to introduce political and social equality between the white and black races. There is physical difference between the two which, in my judgment, will probably forever forbid their living together upon the footing of perfect equality, and inasmuch as it becomes a necessity that there must be a difference, I, as well as Judge Douglas, am in favor of the race to which I belong having the superior position.

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