Inspirational Quote from Larry Bird
(New Jersey, USA)
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"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."
This is a quote from Larry Bird that applies to basketball and to life in general. Anyone who knows Larry Bird's life story is aware of his passion and work ethic.
He grew up in the small backwater town of French Lick, Indiana. He worked as a garbage man. He wasn’t picked up by a big college but had an incredible career at Indiana State and almost single-handedly got them to the National Championship game.
His time with the Boston Celtics was filled with many successes as well as three NBA championships.
Larry Bird is an inspiration for every underdog!