"I feel like in America, we don't have a kid problem. You think about all these issues that these kids are dealing with, we have an adult problem. We have adults that do not place the priority on our kids to get a valuable education."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Alonzo Mourning on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Alonzo Mourning on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Alonzo Mourning on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Alonzo Mourning on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Alonzo Mourning on Oscar Wilde
"There's nobody else on the face of this earth that's playing a sport at a highest level... with a transplant. That alone continues to inspire me, because I realize throughout the whole world the struggles that people are going through. I need to inspire them the best way I can."
"My health is the No. 1 concern and my longevity is the No. 1 concern."
"I have an incredible amount of basketball knowledge, and I think a lot of that is derived from having a Hall of Fame college basketball coach who was very knowledgeable of the game and I had a great high school coach who was also very knowledgeable."
"I had to develop the mentality and stay positive about making my comeback."