Saturday, July 29th, 2017

Impact Quotes

Here is a list of some powerful impact quotes emphasizing the importance of teaching as a leader. These quotes are not limited to elite sports, as we are always learning from successful leaders in any profession or endeavor. If you have some suggested quotes you would like to see added to this page, please post them using our comment boxes under the ‘BE A TEACHER’ theme in the category section on the home page. Also, we included the sources in which we derive many of the quotes to add to your possible reading list. Enjoy!

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QUOTES FROM “YOU HAVEN’T TAUGHT UNTIL THEY HAVE LEARNED”


“Being a role model is the most powerful form of educating. Youngsters need good models more than they need critics.”

- John Wooden, Hall of Fame basketball coach


“Nobody cares what you know unless they know you care.”

- John Wooden, Hall of Fame basketball coach


“Knowledge alone is not enough to get desired results. You must have the more elusive ability to teach and motivate. This defines a leader; if you can’t teach and you can’t motivate,  you can’t.”

- John Wooden, Hall of Fame basketball coach


“Over-coaching can be more harmful than under-coaching. Keep it simple!

- John Wooden, Hall of Fame basketball coach

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QUOTES FROM “JOE GIBBS: FOURTH AND ONE”

“If you live by the world’s standards, as I did for many years, and you try to achieve something by making money and winning football games, you’re going to find yourself at fourth and 50 having missed the most important thing: The influence you can have on others that will last an eternity.”

- Joe Gibbs, NFL champion football coach