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Larry Bird (Basketball Player)

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.
Larry Bird work
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.
Larry Bird respect
I've got a theory that if you give 100% all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end.
Larry Bird time
When it gets down to it, basketball is basketball.
Larry Bird
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.
Larry Bird believe
The one thing that always bothered me when I played in the NBA was I really got irritated when they put a white guy on me.
Larry Bird real
As far as playing, I didn't care who guarded me - red, yellow, black. I just didn't want a white guy guarding me, because it's disrespect to my game.
Larry Bird respect
I'm a loner.
Larry Bird
I wasn't real quick, and I wasn't real strong. Some guys will just take off and it's like, whoa. So I beat them with my mind and my fundamentals.
Larry Bird mind
I really don't like talking about money. All I can say is that the Good Lord must have wanted me to have it.
Larry Bird money
But it is a black man's game, and it will be forever.
Larry Bird man
Once you are labeled 'the best' you want to stay up there, and you can't do it by loafing around.
Larry Bird you
It doesn't matter who scores the points, it's who can get the ball to the scorer.
Larry Bird
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.
Larry Bird body
I mean, the greatest athletes in the world are African-American.
Larry Bird world
I get homesick.
Larry Bird home
Push yourself again and again. Don't give an inch until the final buzzer sounds.
Larry Bird self
The best player I ever played with was Dennis Johnson.
Larry Bird wit
What's better? Dogs or broomsticks? I mean will the world really ever know?
Larry Bird world
I like being by myself.
Larry Bird self
The best players will play. That's the way it will always be.
Larry Bird will
When I was a kid, I never thought about anything. Never had to think about where I was going to school or what I was going to do. I just lived minute to minute.
Larry Bird thought
I've been around a while. I kinda know these things.
Larry Bird
I used to love the feeling of running, of running too far. It made my skin tingle.
Larry Bird love
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 course.
Larry Bird nature

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