Help one kid at a time. He'll maybe go back and help a few more.
I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated.
It's a profession in which, the longer you stay, the closer you are to being fired.
When a guy takes off his coat, he's not going to fight. When a guy takes off his wristwatch, watch out!
A team should be an extension of a coach's personality. My teams are arrogant and obnoxious.
Winning is overrated. The only time it is really important is in surgery and war.
You better have great practices.
I come from New York where, if you fall down, someone will pick you up by your wallet.
The people who know basketball, their elevators don't go to the top.
My rule was I wouldn't recruit a kid if he had grass in front of his house. That's not my world. My world has a cracked sidewalk.
Butch, you come from DeWitt Clinton. There are five thousand brothers in that school. You're the best there. You've been all-city two years in a row. How bad can you be? You come with me and we'll make nice music.
The nicest thing about coaching is that one day you feel like you can play handball against a curb, and on other days you feel like you can fly to the moon.
I let ballplayers yell back at me because I wasn't trying to prove I'm boss. I know I'm boss.
All love affairs end. Eventually the girl is gonna put curlers in her hair.
I'm an Einstein of the streets and an Oxford scholar of common sense.
When I'm losing, they call me nuts. When I'm winning, they call me eccentric.
Don't call me son unless you're going to include me in your will. (When Adolph Rupp called him, "Son.")
Winning is only important in war and surgery.
God didn't miss any of us.
I had my moment on the stage. The trick in life is to know when to leave.
The best thing about freshmen is that they become sophomores.
Live every day as if it were Saturday night.
I don't discuss basketball. I dictate basketball. I'm not interested in philosophy classes.
We rush for the stars as we crawl toward our graves.
I'm not saying that they were Einsteins; they were marginal students. But every ballplayer whoever touched me has moved up his station in life. And the players moved up my station.
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