I'm not afraid to die - it's just that I had so much left to do in this world.

Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.

Coaches who can outline plays on a black board are a dime a dozen. The coaches who win are the ones who can motivate their players.

"The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That's real glory. That's the essence of it."

"A school without football is in danger of deteriorating into a medieval study hall."

“Mental toughness is Spartanism, with all its qualities of self-denial, sacrifice, dedication, fearlessness, and love.”

“There’s only one way to succeed in anything, and that is to give it everything. I do, and I demand that my players do.”

“Once you agree upon the price you and your family must pay for success, it enables you to ignore the minor hurts, the opponent’s pressure, and the temporary failures.”

“Winning is not a sometime thing, it is an all the time thing. You don’t do things right once in a while…you do them right all the time.”

“People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society.”

“Morally, the life of the organization must be of exemplary nature. This is one phase where the organization must not have criticism.”

“The good Lord gave you a body that can stand most anything. It’s your mind you have to convince.”

"The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall."

"The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will."

"The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual."

"Build for your team a feeling of oneness, of dependence on one another and of strength to be derived by unity."

“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.”

“The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.”

"Build for your team a feeling of oneness, of dependence upon one another and of strength to be derived by unity."