Gene Brown Quotes

Eugene "Gene" Brown is a retired American basketball player. He was an All-American at the University of San Francisco and was a significant player on their undefeated 1956 NCAA championship team.

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The key to getting ahead is setting aside 8 hours a day for work and 8 hours a day for sleep - and making sure they're not the same hours.

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The annoying thing about being modest is that you can't brag about it.

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Foolproof systems to not take into account the ingenuity of fools.

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“Accept good advice gracefully--as long as it doesn't interfere with what you intended to do in the first place.”

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“Today's opportunities erase yesterday's failures.”

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“The bridges that you cross before you come to them are over rivers that aren't there.”

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“It was almost an Easter tree.”

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“We just wanted to support a fellow municipal employee. When one of the brothers needs help, we come together.”

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“If there were any justice in this world, people would occasionally be permitted to fly over pigeons.”

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Accept good advice gracefully - as long as it doesn't interfere with what you intended to do in the first place.

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The really tough thing about humility is you can't brag about it.

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The trouble with making intelligent suggestions is that you're apt to be appointed to carry them out.

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The toughest thing about raising kids is convincing them that you have seniority.

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One good thing about being young is that you're not experienced enough to know what can't be done.

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“Foolproof systems don't take into account the ingenuity of fools”

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