Robert Montgomery Knight was born on October 25th 1940 in Orville, Ohio. In his 40+ year career, he won the NCAA Division I National Title three times in basketball which includes an undefeated season in 1976. He was inducted into the Basketball HOF in 1991 and the College Basketball HOF in 2006. He is widely considered one of the greatest basketball coaches of all time.
We should all stop and appreciate that this is a real man who actually exists.
“The will to succeed is important, but what’s more important is the will to prepare.”
“Mental toughness is to physical as four is to one.”
“I think that we as a people are always prone to think about, well, tomorrow will be a better day. Well, why will it be a better day? And I think the more that we believe in doing things better, doing the right thing rather than hoping that that’s going to happen, let’s make it happen.”
“I’ve always felt that, you know, the Almighty has a lot of things to do other than help my basketball team.”
“I’ve always been a great fan of the state of Pennsylvania. One of the people – one of the people that I admired the most in college athletics was Joe Paterno.”
“I don’t think I have ever been out of control.”
“I’ll tell you one thing about Donald Trump: There will never be a Benghazi in a Donald Trump administration.”
“I’m an unemployed teacher right now and I’m looking for a place to teach.”
“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 @#%$ 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 @#%$ run with me.”