10 Famous Quotes by Bill Russell!

What do people do when faced with a problem?

Some get scared and do nothing, others get scared and then face it with all their strength.

And the latter are called champions!

An 11-time NBA title winner, a hall Famer, a legend with a great heart!

Let us remember some of the best quotes said by this champion- Bill Russell.

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Commitment separates those who live their dreams from those who live their lives regretting the opportunities they have squandered.

The most important measure of how good a game I played was how much better I’d made my teammates play.

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“I don’t have very many regrets, not because I lived a perfect life but because life is a bunch of rolling hills, not mountains, or speed bumps instead of stopping signs, and so you come to a situation and it’s neither good or bad, it just is, and what it means to you is what’s your take on it.

“Heart in champions has to do with the depth of our motivation and how well your mind and body react to pressure – that is, being able to do what you do best under maximum pain and stress.”

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“I envy Muhammad Ali. He faces a possible five years in jail, and he has been stripped of his heavyweight championship, but I still envy him. He has something I have never been able to attain and something very few people I know possess. He has an absolute and sincere faith. I’m not worried about Muhammad Ali. He is better equipped than anyone I know to withstand the trials in store for him. What I’m worried about is the rest of us.”

“We learn to make a shell for ourselves when we are young and then spend the rest of our lives hoping for someone to reach inside and touch us. Just touch us—anything more than that would be too much for us to bear.”

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