Pat Riley Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Pat Riley quotes, Pat Riley sayings, and Pat Riley proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Any team can be a miracle team. The catch is that you have got to go out and work for your miracles. Effort is what ultimately separates great teams from ordinary teams. Pat Riley
Great teamwork is the only way we create the breakthroughs that define our careers. Pat Riley
Great players and great teams want to be driven. They want to be pushed to the edge. They don't want to be cheated. Ordinary players and average teams want it to be easy Pat Riley
Being ready isn't enough; you have to be prepared for a promotion or any other significant change. Pat Riley
Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better. Pat Riley
When a milestone is conquered, the subtle erosion called entitlement begins its consuming grind. The team regards its greatness as a trait and a right. Half hearted effort becomes habit and saps a champion. Pat Riley
There are only two options regarding commitment. You're either in or you're out. There's no such thing as life in-between. Pat Riley
Great teamwork is the only way we create the breakthroughs that define our careers. Pat Riley
The key to teamwork is to learn a role, accept a role, and strive to become excellent playing it. Pat Riley
Teamwork requires that everyone's efforts flow in a single direction. Feelings of significance happen when a team's energy takes on a life of its own. Pat Riley
A champion needs a motivation above and beyond winning. Pat Riley
When you face a fork in the road, step on the exhilarator! Pat Riley
Great teamwork is the only way we create the breakthroughs that define our careers. Pat Riley
Great effort springs naturally from great attitude. Pat Riley
When a great team loses through complacency, it will constantly search for new and more intricate explanations to explain away defeat. Pat Riley
Complacency is the last hurdle standing between any team and its potential greatness. Pat Riley
After a grand victory in a grand war, the hardest battle to fight is the first little skirmish of the next campaign. Pat Riley
From nobody to upstart. From upstart to contender. From contender to winner. From winner to champion. From champion to Dynasty. Pat Riley