"What's more important than who's going to be the first black manager is who's going to be the first black sports editor of the New York Times."
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."Bill Russell on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Bill Russell on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Bill Russell on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Bill Russell on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Bill Russell on Henry David Thoreau