I am highly offended by the total lack of acknowledgement of my contribution to Laker success.
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Today's youth are told to get rich or die trying and they really shouldn't take that attitude forward with them.
My mother had to send me to the movies with my birth certificate, so that I wouldn't have to pay the extra fifty cents that the adults had to pay.
I want to do as little as possible when I finish playing ball - just spend a lot more time with my family.
What I have is P.H. positive chronic myeloid leukemia, which is an aberration in your white blood cells.
My grandfather and my uncle both died from colorectal cancer, my dad almost died from it and I have the gene for it.
A lot of young players don't really know much about the history of the game and a lot of them are missing out on what the game is all about, especially the whole concept of sportsmanship and teamwork.
I did a book in 1996, an overview of black history. In that process I became more aware of a lot of the black inventors of the 19th century.
Music is really something that makes people whole.
You can't win unless you learn how to lose.
Black people don't have an accurate idea of their history, which has been either suppressed or distorted.
The more specific idea of Evolution now reached is - a change from an indefinite, incoherent homogeneity to a definite, coherent heterogeneity, accompanying the dissipation of motion and integration of matter.
Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.
The truth is often terrifying, which I think is one of the motifs of Larry and Andrew's cinema. The cost of knowledge is an important theme. In the second and third films, they explore the consequences of Neo's choice to know the truth. It's a beautiful, beautiful story.
Of course in science there are things that are open to doubt and things need to be discussed. But among the things that science does know, evolution is about as certain as anything we know.
Globalization, as defined by rich people like us, is a very nice thing... you are talking about the Internet, you are talking about cell phones, you are talking about computers. This doesn't affect two-thirds of the people of the world.
You can't trust anybody with power.
Nature is not simply a technical or economical resource, and human beings are not mere numbers. To suggest that one can somehow align all the squabbling institutions of science, environmental management, government and diplomacy in an alliance of convenience to regulate the global climate seems to me optimistic.
Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant.
There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty.
The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom.