Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out. —John R. Wooden

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Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.

JOHN R. WOODEN

basketball coach, author

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Gordon Wells from Elizabeth City, NC JANUARY 28, 2017
Can't never did nothing, to quote my Mother

Anonymous JANUARY 28, 2017
yes they do. like this


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