"They say that nobody is perfect. Then they tell you practice makes perfect. I wish they'd make up their minds."
If you have ability in a certain area, why not capitalize on it and improve it and use it?
Everybody pulls for David, nobody roots for Goliath.
I believe that good things come to those who work.
The man who won't loan money isn't going to have many friends - or need them.
Nobody roots for Goliath.
When you go out there and do the things you're supposed to do, people view you as selfish.
But the point of using the number was to show that sex was a great part of my life as basketball was a great part of my life. That's the reason why I was single.
With all of you men out there who think that having a thousand different ladies is pretty cool, I have learned in my life I've found out that having one woman a thousand different times is much more satisfying.
I couldn't have come close without my teammates' help because the Knicks didn't want me to make 100.
It was a challenge to my teammates to help me.
I get constant reminders from fans who equate that game and my career as one and the same.
Chamberlain played the game the same way Russell did, except he scored so much more. But his teams had to get more points from him. He'd score 45 points and his teams would still lose.
I guarantee you, if you could give me 10 points in all those seventh games against the Boston Celtics, instead of Bill Russell having 11 rings, I could've at least had nine or eight.
You must understand as a kid of color in those days, the Harlem Globetrotters were like being movie stars.