Quotes by: Kareem Abdul Jabbar
I think that the good and the great are only separated by the willingness to sacrifice.
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.
I'm still my parent's child, I'm still me, but I made a choice. I evolved into Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. I think it has to do with evolution.
I feel like I've always been a full-time historian, but nobody knows it.
As brilliant an individual that Michael Jordan was, he was not successful until he got with a good team unit.
I've never been a person to share my private life, but I can help save lives.
I always thought I could do a good job coaching, but the opportunities have not presented themselves.
My biggest accomplishment has been making a transition from athlete to author.
Fundamental preparation is always effective. Work on those parts of your game that are fundamentally weak.
I think the NBA players have to be held accountable in a reasonable way, just like any other professionals.
LeBron James can get a shot off under any and all circumstances and he makes them.
I think race has been a burden for black Americans. Being Muslim has also been a challenge because so many people do not understand Islam.
I'm not exaggerating when I say that the 761st was Patton's best tank unit and nobody knew about it.