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Bobby Knight Quotes

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

And I would be the first to admit that probably, in a lot of press conferences over the time that I have been in coaching, indulging my own sense of humor at press conferences has not been greatly to my benefit.

As I've said, basketball has been, I think, a real cooperative venture. There have been a lot of people that have been involved in it: coaches, administrators - not recently - fans and nobody, nobody any more so than students over the years.

I don't have to wait until the next morning to regret something I did that was kinda dumb.

I don't intend to retire.

I don't think I have ever been out of control.

I'm an unemployed teacher right now and I'm looking for a place to teach.

I've never predicted anything. All I have ever said is, that we will do the very best we can.

If I came in to recruit your son, I would tell you, your wife, and your son, that I will be the most demanding coach your son can play for.

Mental toughness is to physical as four is to one.

Most people have the will to win, few have the will to prepare to win.

People change over the years, and that changes situations for good and for bad.

The key is not the will to win... everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to win that is important.

The will to succeed is important, but what's more important is the will to prepare.

Walking has been ridiculous in college basketball the past 15 years.

Well, I think it's pretty much established that I just didn't have any interest in coaching in the pros.

When my time on earth is gone, and my activities here are passed, I want they bury me upside down, and my critics can kiss my ass!

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

You don't play against opponents, you play against the game of basketball.