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Mike Krzyzewski

American,  Coach
Total Quotes : 26
Play Want Like

A basketball team is like the five fingers on your hand. If you can get them all together, you have a fist. That's how I want you to play.

- Mike Krzyzewski

Winning Deal Great Deal

Imagination has a great deal to do with winning.

- Mike Krzyzewski

Teamwork Beauty Selfless

To me, teamwork is the beauty of our sport, where you have five acting as one. You become selfless.

- Mike Krzyzewski

Take Fingers Everybody

Everybody wants to take responsibility when you win, but when you fail, all these fingers are pointing.

- Mike Krzyzewski

Even Unbelievable Though

Even though we want huge individual egos, our collective ego is unbelievable.

- Mike Krzyzewski

Winning Crisis Epitome

Actually, the Kentucky moment was better than winning the two National Championships, because it was the epitome of what I try to get from a team in a crisis situation.

- Mike Krzyzewski

Love My Life Supportive

I've been so fortunate in my life that my family has never been jealous of my success. They have shown true love and commitment to me by being supportive. They shared in it.

- Mike Krzyzewski

Leadership Position

Leadership is an ever-evolving position.

- Mike Krzyzewski

Been Other Would

Fun is to experience things you would not have been able to experience in any other setting.

- Mike Krzyzewski

Envy Bad I Think

I'm still not a great reader, but my wife is and my daughters are, and I envy them. I think I got into a bad habit of trying to do something all the time, instead of trying to sit down and take my time a little bit.

- Mike Krzyzewski

Thought High Had

In high school, in sport, I had a coach who told me I was much better than I thought I was, and would make me do more in a positive sense. He was the first person who taught me not to be afraid of failure.

- Mike Krzyzewski

Next Away Fact

Once you win a National Championship, how do you do that again? How do you get the passion to do that again? We won it again right away, the next year. A lot of it had to do with the fact that I didn't give myself an opportunity to enjoy the first one.

- Mike Krzyzewski

Hockey Doing Play

That's another thing, we made up games. We didn't have equipment. When it snowed, we would play slow motion tackle football. We would play hockey, but we wouldn't skate. We just made things up. I loved doing that.

- Mike Krzyzewski

Think Human Being Doubts

I think you're not a human being unless you have doubts and fears.

- Mike Krzyzewski

Performance Sometimes Poor

When you win, sometimes it overshadows a poor performance.

- Mike Krzyzewski

Love Teacher Still

The thing I loved the most - and still love the most about teaching - is that you can connect with an individual or a group, and see that individual or group exceed their limits.

- Mike Krzyzewski

Honor Always About

It's always an honor to be ranked high, but whatever is said about you, you take it and then take a realistic look at yourself and who you are.

- Mike Krzyzewski

Truth Making Set

The truth is that many people set rules to keep from making decisions.

- Mike Krzyzewski

Mom My Life Always

Throughout my life, my mom has been the person that I've always looked up to.

- Mike Krzyzewski

Moments See Which

You can see and you can listen, but you have to have moments in which you feel.

- Mike Krzyzewski