I was getting hot flashes and sweats on a regular basis. That's not normal, even for my age.
I have been coaching recently. I coached high school basketball in Arizona, and I hope that more opportunities become available.
I hope to be involved in a successful movie script.
The '80s made up for all the abuse I took during the '70s. I outlived all my critics. By the time I retired, everybody saw me as a venerable institution. Things do change.
I'm not comfortable being preachy, but more people need to start spending as much time in the library as they do on the basketball court.
I didn't really seek attention. I just wanted to play the game well and go home.
I think that the good and the great are only separated by the willingness to sacrifice.
If not for the success that medicine has made, I might be part of a much different story right now.
You can't win unless you learn how to lose.
In a typical history book, black Americans are mentioned in the context of slavery or civil rights. There's so much more to the story.
This is what I would have done if I had to have a real job: I would have been a history teacher.
Sports and entertainment are the only places where inner-city kids see themselves being able to succeed. Their intellectual development is something they don't relate to.
Black people don't have an accurate idea of their history, which has been either suppressed or distorted.
Today's youth are told to get rich or die trying and they really shouldn't take that attitude forward with them.
Music is really something that makes people whole.
What I have is P.H. positive chronic myeloid leukemia, which is an aberration in your white blood cells.
Jackie Robinson, as an athlete and as someone who was trying to make a stand for equality, he was exemplary.
My health is fine.
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.
When I was a kid, no one would believe anything positive that you could say about black people. That's a terrible burden.
Copyrighted © 2023 — Quotation.io. All rights reserved.