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Jim Valvano

Read through the most famous quotes from Jim Valvano

Never give up! Failure and rejection are only the first step to succeeding.

— Jim Valvano


Don't give up. Don't ever give up.

— Jim Valvano

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If you laugh, you think, and you cry, that's a full day. That's a heck of a day. You do that seven days a week, you're going to have something special.

— Jim Valvano

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Cancer can take away all of my physical abilities. It cannot touch my mind, it cannot touch my heart, and it cannot touch my soul.

— Jim Valvano

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How do you go from where you are to where you wanna be? And I think you have to have an enthusiasm for life. You have to have a dream, a goal. And you have to be willing to work for it.

— Jim Valvano

#enthusiasm #go #goal #how #i

I just got one last thing, I urge all of you, all of you, to enjoy your life, the precious moments you have. To spend each day with some laughter and some thought, to get you're emotions going.

— Jim Valvano

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Be a dreamer. If you don't know how to dream, you're dead.

— Jim Valvano

#dream #dreamer #how #know #you

I asked a ref if he could give me a technical foul for thinking bad things about him. He said, of course not. I said, well, I think you stink. And he gave me a technical. You can't trust em.

— Jim Valvano

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Now I'm fighting cancer, everybody knows that. People ask me all the time about how you go through your life and how's your day, and nothing is changed for me.

— Jim Valvano

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My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.

— Jim Valvano

#another #anyone #believed #could #father

About Jim Valvano

Did you know about Jim Valvano?

His 19-year career as a head basketball coach began at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore for a season then was an assistant at Connecticut for two years. 647) and his career record as a head coach was 346–210 (.

James Thomas Anthony "Jim" Valvano (March 10 1946 – April 28 1993) nicknamed Jimmy V was an American college basketball coach and broadcaster. Valvano is not only remembered for running up and down the court after winning the 1983 NCAA championship seemingly in disbelief and looking for someone to hug but also for his inspirational 1993 ESPY Awards speech given just eight weeks before he died of cancer.

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