"I cannot believe that the purpose of life is to be happy. I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible, to be compassionate. It is, above all to matter, to count, to stand for something, to have made some difference that you have lived at all."
"Be organized. Anticipate challenges you may face. Be certain of your responsibilities, and pay attention to detail."
"The best always change."
"Great coaches can work with all types of athletes. Anybody can coach the talented, hardworking, motivated swimmer. Great coaches find a way to get everybody to contribute what they are capable of, in the way they are capable of. They know and respect each individual well enough to allow for and manage differences."