"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."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Mike Krzyzewski on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Mike Krzyzewski on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Mike Krzyzewski on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Mike Krzyzewski on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Mike Krzyzewski on Winston Churchill
"To me, teamwork is the beauty of our sport, where you have five acting as one. You become selfless."
"Fun is to experience things you would not have been able to experience in any other setting."
"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."
"I think some parents now look at a youngster failing as the final thing. It's a process, and failure is part of the process. I would like it if the teacher and the parents would connect more. I think that used to be, but we're losing a little bit of that right now."
"I've tried to handle winning well, so that maybe we'll win again, but I've also tried to handle failure well. If those serve as good examples for teachers and kids, then I hope that would be a contribution I have made to sport. Not just basketball, but to sport."