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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Gene Brown


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.

Gene Brown


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

Gene Brown


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

Gene Brown


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

Gene Brown


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

Gene Brown


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

Gene Brown


“It was almost an Easter tree.”

Gene Brown


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

Gene Brown


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

Gene Brown


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

Gene Brown


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

Gene Brown


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

Gene Brown


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

Gene Brown


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

Gene Brown


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

Gene Brown