Making the Most of One's Self: A Seven-Point Creed

John Wooden


  1. Be true to yourself.

  2. Make each day your masterpiece.

  3. Help others.

  4. Drink deeply from good books, especially, the Bible.

  5. Make friendship a fine art.

  6. Build a shelter against a rainy day.

  7. Pray for guidance and give thanks for your blessings everyday.


Given to John by his father
upon graduation from grammar school

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