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.
It's a profession in which, the longer you stay, the closer you are to being fired.
I don't discuss basketball. I dictate basketball. I'm not interested in philosophy classes.
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.
Remember, half the doctors in this country graduated in the bottom half of their class
When I was losing, they called me nuts. When I was winning they called me eccentric.
Life is what you allow yourself not to see.
The world is run by C students.
Keep it simple, when you get too complex you forget the obvious.
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.
Help one kid at a time. He'll maybe go back and help a few more.
The only mystery in life is why the kamikaze pilots wore helmets.
There's no one who's dropped on top of the mountain. You've got to work your way to the top.