Dean Smith - Quotes

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There is a point in every contest when sitting on the sidelines is not an option. ---->>>

Given the fact that we are in a capitalist society, we still do not want to overlook not only what a corporation produces and its profitability but also how it impacts the environment, touches human life and whether it protects or undermines the dignity of the human person. ---->>>

I'd like to see the high schools put in a rule that limits recruitable athletes from playing on teams outside a 100-mile radius from their home or school. ---->>>

I do believe in praising that which deserves to be praised. ---->>>

Our teachers at the public school level are the most underpaid for the importance of their job in America. ---->>>

As soon as you try to describe a close friendship, it loses something. ---->>>

I always mean what I say, but I don't always say what I'm thinking. ---->>>

I think the real free person in society is one that's disciplined. It's the one that can choose; that is the free one.

I think the real free person in society is one that's disciplined. It's the one that can choose; that is the free one.

Basketball is a team game. But that doesn't mean all five players should have the same amount of shots. ---->>>

If you make every game a life and death proposition, you're going to have problems. For one thing, you'll be dead a lot.

If you make every game a life and death proposition, you're going to have problems. For one thing, you'll be dead a lot.

I enjoy basketball. I enjoy coaching basketball. It's the out-of-season stuff I didn't handle well. ---->>>

I'd never get elected if people in North Carolina realized how liberal I am. ---->>>

I know a lawyer who'd love to retire and be an assistant coach. I mean, it's fun. ---->>>

I just think we shouldn't get into counting coaches' records. I've never been for that... but I know that's just American society.

I just think we shouldn't get into counting coaches' records. I've never been for that... but I know that's just American society.

The presidents of colleges have to have some courage to step forward. You can't limit alcohol in college sports, you have to get rid of it. ---->>>

The best way to stop the problem of agents would be for the NCAA to come down hard and suspend a school for two years if it finds players with agents on campus. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 02-28, 1931
Birthplace:
Die: 02-07, 2015
Occupation: Athlete
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Dean Edwards Smith (February 28, 1931 – February 7, 2015) was an American men's college basketball head coach. Called a "coaching legend" by the Basketball Hall of Fame, he coached for 36 years at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Smith coached from 1961 to 1997 and retired with 879 victories, which was the NCAA Division I men's basketball record at that time (wikipedia)