Bobby Knight Quotes

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Bobby Knight Quotes

For me to get an award from the press, I know theres been no favoritism.
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The will to succeed is important, but what's more important is the will to prepare.

— Bobby Knight

All the years I coached, we sent a card to every professor for each kid I had, and I was able to keep track on a daily basis who cut class or who was dropping a grade average. What I did was bring that kid in at 5:00 in the morning, and he would run the stairs from the bottom to the top until I told him to quit.

— Bobby Knight

All of us learn to write in the second grade. Most of us go on to greater things.

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As his team prepares, a coach's entire being must be concentrated on winning games.

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Why talk now when so many things have been said without ever giving me a chance to talk?

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I don't intend to retire.

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Discipline is knowing what to do. Knowing when to do it. Doing it to the best of your abilities. Doing it that way every single time.

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I don't believe in luck, I believe in preparation.

— Bobby Knight

Everybody wants to be on a championship team, but nobody wants to come to practice.

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Everyone wants to win, but not everyone is willing to prepare to win.

— Bobby Knight

Perform drills that force your players to think

— Bobby Knight

We talk in coaching about "winners" - kids, and I've had a lot of them, who just will not allow themselves or their team to lose. Coaches call that a will to win. I don't. I think that puts the emphasis in the wrong place. Everybody has a will to win. What's far more important is having the will to prepare to win.

— Bobby Knight

I tell you what really fries my ass. When somebody gets on me for the way I look. Fat. Overweight. Well, I may be overweight. But I'm sure not fat. And I guarantee you, I'm a better athlete than any f***g body writing. To this day, they don't want to play tennis with me. The don't want to play me in golf. They don't want to f***g run with me

— Bobby Knight

BS is just what it stands for, an MS is More of the Same, and a PhD is Piled Higher and Deeper.

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Victory favors the team making the fewest mistakes.

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Don't fight the rabbits. If you fight the rabbits, the elephants are going to kill you.

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I would rather be thought of as a teacher than a coach.

— Bobby Knight

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