Coach Carter Quotes On Success In Life

These Coach Carter quotes will motivate you. Coach Carter is a 2005 American biographical teen sports drama film starring Samuel L. Jackson and directed by Thomas Carter. The film is based on the true story of Richmond High School basketball coach Ken Carter (played by Jackson), who made headlines in 1999 for suspending his undefeated high school basketball team due to poor academic results.

The story was conceived from a screenplay co-written by John Gatins and Mark Schwahn, who created the television series One Tree Hill. The film also recycles a handful of plot devices from another television series, The White Shadow, which director Carter also co-starred in.

Best Coach Carter Quotes

  1. “We’re a team. One person struggles, we all struggle. One person triumphs, we all .” – Coach Carter
  2. “I came to coach basketball players, and you became students. I came to teach boys, and you became men.” – Coach Carter
  3. “Timo Cruz: Teachers ain’t supposed to touch students.- Coach Ken Carter: I’m not a. I’m the new basketball coach.” – Coach Carter
  4. “Coach Ken Carter: I end up taking a to the suburbs where I find my -ass point guard on top of ‘s little .- Worm: Actually, I was on the bottom, coach, she was on the top.” – Coach Carter

  5. “Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine as children do.”
  6. “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us.” – Coach Carter
  7. You said we’re a team. – Coach Carter
  8. One person struggles, we all struggle – Coach Carter
  9. One person triumphs, we all triumph. – Coach Carter

  10. “That’s my nigga right there. If you was any bigga, you’d be my ‘bigga nigga’.””: “”Sit down. SIT DOWN! Nigger is a derogatory term used to insult our ancestors. See, if a white man used it, you’d be ready to fight. Your using it teaches him to use it. You’re saying it’s cool. Well, it’s not cool, and when you’re around me, I don’t want to hear that shit! Are we clear?”””
  11. “You shooting the ball, what’s your name?””: “”Jason Lyle, but I ain’t no sir.””: “”Oh, well, are you a madam?””” – Coach Carter
  12. You really need to consider the message you’re sending this boys by ending the lockout. It’s the same message that we as a culture send to our professional athletes; and that is that they are  above the law. If these boys cannot honor the simple rules of a basketball contract, how long do you think it will be before they’re out there breaking the law? I played ball here at Richmond – Coach Carter
  13. High 30 years ago. It was the same thing then; some of my teammates went to prison, some of them even ended up dead. If you vote to end the lockout, you won’t have to terminate me; I’ll quit. – Coach Carter
  14. I came to coach basketball players, and you became students. l came to teach boys, and you became men. – Coach Carter

  15. Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people don’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine as children do. It’s not just in some of us; it’s in everyone. And as we let our own lights shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others. – Coach Carter

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