Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Corrie Ten Boom
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
James A. Baldwin
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
Famous quotes by Coachs
"If you can't accept losing, you can't win"
"Did you know that nearly one in three children live apart from their biological dads? Those kids are two to three times more likely to grow up in poverty, to suffer in school, and to have health and behavioral problems"
"The Lord has a plan. We always think the plans are A, B, C and D, and everything is going to be perfect for us and it may not be that way, but it's still his plan"
"Lovie Smith and I are not only the first two African-Americans but Christian coaches showing that you can win doing it the Lord's way and we're more proud of that"
"But I know I have a son who doesn't listen to anything I say and if he hears the same thing from someone else, sometimes it has a little more impact"
"It's just really making sure I am doing the best job I can do as a dad. I do think that is my No. 1 job"
"Everything's not going to go perfect. You're going to have some losses that you're going to have to bounce back from and some things that are a little unforeseen that you're going to have to deal with"
"But there's no substitute for a full-time dad. Dads who are fully engaged with their kids overwhelmingly tend to produce children who believe in themselves and live full lives"
"I've always talked to players about perception and reality. I don't worry about perception. There may be some of that, that people want to attach to a good name, but the reality is that some good things can happen"
"If someone needs help, I can offer advice. I'm not always right and people don't always listen"
"I guess I'm flattered that people think I can help get things done"
"Anyone who's a parent dreads that call in the middle of the night. I have four grown children and I still dread it"
"The secret to success is good leadership, and good leadership is all about making the lives of your team members or workers better"
"I enjoy talking to young people, and talking to people about helping young people. That part is not a chore. It's pretty fun, and something I like to do because I think it's important"
"Don't shed any tears for me. I got to live a dream most people don't get to live"
"Winning is not everything, but wanting to win is"
"Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength"
"When Jim Irsay called me five years ago, he told me, 'I want you to be our coach and help us win the Super Bowl.' He told me, 'We are going win it the right way. We are going to win it with great guys; win it with class and dignity. We are going to win it in a way that will make Indianapolis proud.'"
"For some reason the football coach of a major college program is seen as one of the leaders of the campus. And some way we have to let our young people know that that leader can look like anyone"
"I think I've got a responsibility to be home a little bit more, be available to my family a little bit more and do some things to help make our country better. I don't know what that is right now, but we'll see"
"I just think winners win. And guys who won all the way through high school and college, the best player at every level, they have a way of making things happen and winning games"
"I had 10 to 12 close buddies who I played ball with all the way from elementary to high school. That is where I learned to compete"
"Sometimes I think God wants there to be a circus so we can show there's another way to respond"
"People look at me and see a calm, cool guy on the sidelines and I want them to know that my Christian faith affects my coaching and everything I do"
"Our goal was to win, to win a Super Bowl, but also to win in the right way, to be role models to our community, to represent Indianapolis, the state of Indiana and the National Football League"
"If you're just saying, hey, I'm doing this. I'm working to make money. I'm working to increase my status. If that's all there is, I think you will find out that it's meaningless"
"The further I get away from coaching, the more I know I made the right decision. You almost forget how wonderful family life is"
"I could never have pictured myself writing a book when I was 25 years old. My mom was an English teacher but I wasn't that way growing up"
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