The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation.
Winning is not a sometime thing; it's an all the time thing.
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.
I firmly believe that any man's finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle - victorious.
Winners never quit and quitters never win.
People want to be on a team. They want to be part of something bigger than themselves. They want to be in a situation where they feel that they are doing something for the greater good.
A common mistake among those who work in sport is spending a disproportional amount of time on "x's and o's" as compared to time spent learning about people.
If you make every game a life and death proposition, you're going to have problems. For one thing, you'll be dead a lot.
Coaches have to watch for what they don't want to see and listen to what they don't want to hear.
If what you have done yesterday still looks big to you. You haven't done much today.
I asked a ref if he could give me a technical foul for thinking bad things about him. He said, of course not. I said, well, I think you stink. And he gave me a technical. You can't trust em.
Victory is in having done your best. If you've done your best, you've won.
Failure is good. It's fertilizer. Everything I've learned about coaching I've learned from making mistakes.
Leaders should be reliable without being predictable. They should be consistent without being anticipated
During critical periods, a leader is not allowed to feel sorry for himself, to be down, to be angry, or to be weak. Leaders must beat back these emotions