Nick Saban Quotes

The following quotes by University of Alabama football head coach Nick Saban were collected from various speeches, articles, and media reports. Links to the sources are available here.

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Quotes by Nick Saban:

“You are either investing your time, or spending your time.”

“Have pride in your performance.”

“Discipline means doing the right thing, at the right time, the right way.”

“You are either selling positive, or you are selling negative.”

“We have two sets of eyes. We have the eyes that see everything that happens, and we have the eyes of the soul, which is what is important to us, what we want to accomplish, what we want to do, and what our vision is.”

“You can’t worry about end results. It’s about what you control, every minute of every day.”

‘Mediocre people don’t like high achievers, and high achievers don’t like mediocre people.”

“You can’t have any great victory in life unless you overcome adversity.”

“You cannot be a good leader if you do not care about other people.”

“There are two pains in life. There is the pain of discipline, and the pain of disappointment. If you can handle the pain of discipline, then you’ll never have to deal with the pain of disapointment.”

“Everybody wants to be a success. Not everybody is willing to do what they have to do to achieve it.”

“Do you pray to be blessed? Or do you pray to be a blessing?”