Jim Valvano Quotes

Jim Valvano quotes for players, coaches and parents.

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Jim Valvano Quotations and Sayings

Don’t give up. Don’t ever give up.
Jim Valvano

I will thank God for the day and the moment I have.
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My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.
Jim Valvano

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

A person really doesn’t become whole, until he becomes a part of something that’s bigger than himself.
Jim Valvano

But try if you can to support, whether it’s AIDS or the cancer foundation, so that someone else might survive, might prosper, and might actually be cured of this dreaded disease.
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Jim Valvano Quotes

I talked about my family, my family’s so important.
Jim Valvano

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.
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Jimmy Valvano Quotations

We need your help. I need your help. We need money for research. It may not save my life. It may save my children’s life. It may save someone you love. And it’s very important.
Jimmy Valvano

Why shouldn’t I milk it? We’re an agricultural institution.
Jim Valvano

I made a ridiculous statement when I first went to North Carolina State. I said I know basketball down there was like life or death. It was very wrong. It’s more important.
Jim Valvano

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There are 86,400 seconds in a day. It’s up to you to decide what to do with them.
Jim Valvano

We win or the alumni bash in our teeth. (On the dental plan at NC State)
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People think I have courage. The courage in my family are my wife Pam, my three daughters, here, Nicole, Jamie, LeeAnn, my mom, who’s right here too.
Jim Valvano

We have a very intelligent team. I’ve had clubs that when you tell a guy to go back door, he leaves the gym. Or you tell the team you’re going to have a closed practice and eight guys don’t show up.
Jim Valvano

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

The difference between Namath and me is that when you make the money he makes, they say you’re ruggedly handsome. When you make the money I make, they say you have a big nose. (On resembling Joe Namath)
Jim Valvano

Now, I look at where I am now and I know what I wanna to do. What I would like to be able to do is to spend whatever time I have left and to give, and maybe some hope to others.
Jimmy Valvano

I’m going to fight my brains out to be back here again next year for the Arthur Ashe recipient. I want to give it next year!
Jimmy Valvano

 Jim Valvano Quotes

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

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

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

Jimmy V Quotes

Be a dreamer. If you don’t know how to dream, you’re dead.
Jim Valvano

How do you go from where you are to where you want to be? 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.
Jimmy Valvano

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.
Jimmy Valvano

It’s so important to know where you are.
Jimmy Valvano

No matter what business you’re in, you can’t run in place or someone will pass you by. It doesn’t matter how many games you’ve won.
Jimmy Valvano

Jimmy Valvano’s ESPY Speech

And if you see me, smile and maybe give me a hug. That’s important to me too.
Jimmy Valvano

No matter what business you’re in, you can’t run in place or someone will pass you by. It doesn’t matter how many games you’ve won.
Jimmy Valvano

I talked about my family, my family’s so important.
Jimmy Valvano

I can’t tell you what an honor it is, to even be mentioned in the same breath with Arthur Ashe. This is something I certainly will treasure forever.
Jimmy Valvano

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

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