"I can't be a hypocrite as a coach because as a player that's what I wanted. I wanted feedback, I wanted communication from the boss. I showed up for work, you can yell at me if you want, but I want input. So that's the kind of coach I want to be."
"A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation."Adam Oates on Mark Twain
"Truthful words are not beautiful beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive persuasive words are not good."Adam Oates on Lao Tzu
"The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place."Adam Oates on George Bernard Shaw
"Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true."Adam Oates on Charles Dickens
"I'm a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other, and how they can achieve the kind of freedoms that they're interested in."Adam Oates on Bill Gates
"You eat and sleep it all day long and play on the streets until mom calls you in. My story is no different than anybody else's."