Bill Russell Quotes

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My father once told me that anyone who worked for three dollars an hour owed it to himself to put in four dollars’ worth of work.

Learning is a daily experience and a lifetime mission.  I truly believe in the saying, “We work to become, not to acquire.”

Bill Russell (born 1934) is a former professional basketball player in the United States.  Before he embarked on a highly successful career in the NBA, he played on teams which won two national collegiate championships as well as an Olympic gold medal.  As a professional player, he played on 11 championship teams with the Boston Celtics.

Bill Russell Quotes

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Success is a result of consistent practice of winning skills and actions.  There is nothing miraculous about the process.

The only important statistic is the final score.

Bill Russell played professional basketball for the Boston Celtics in the 1950s and 1960s.  He was the consummate team player, but his leadership helped his teams earn championships in the Olympics, NCAA (twice), and NBA (11 titles).  He became the first African-American coach in NBA history, and as player-coach, he led his beloved Celtics to two more championships.