"You know it's going to hell when the best rapper out there is white and the best golfer is black."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Charles Barkley on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Charles Barkley on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Charles Barkley on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Charles Barkley on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Charles Barkley on Dalai Lama
"Somebody hits me, I'm going to hit him back. Even if it does look like he hasn't eaten in a while."
"Kids are great. That's one of the best things about our business, all the kids you get to meet. It's a shame they have to grow up to be regular people and come to the games and call you names."
"Poor people cannot rely on the government to come to help you in times of need. You have to get your education. Then nobody can control your destiny."
"My family got all over me because they said Bush is only for the rich people. Then I reminded them, 'Hey, I'm rich'."
"One thing about being famous is the people around you, you pay all their bills so they very rarely disagree with you because they want you to pick up the check."