Everyone wants to win, but not everyone is willing to prepare to win.
Other Bob Knight quotes:
The biggest difficulty in getting to the top of the ladder is getting through the crowd at the bottom.
Failure, to me, is not having the desire to try. Having the desire to try is in it own way success.
The goal is to make practice more difficult, physically/mentally, than anything your players will face during a game.
Victory favors the team making the fewest mistakes.
The key is not the will to win. Everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to win that is important.
In order to achieve positive results, one must work for them, not hope for them.
Your biggest opponent isn't the other guy. It's human nature.
It is better to anticipate than to react.
Mental toughness is to physical as four is to one.
Do what needs to be done, when it needs to be done the best way it can be done, and do it that way every time.