"Jamal Crawford reminds me the most of myself, the way he goes to the basket. But they need leadership."
"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right."Earl Monroe on Henry Ford
"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."Earl Monroe on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership."Earl Monroe on Nelson Mandela
"A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves."Earl Monroe on Lao Tzu
"Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership."Earl Monroe on Colin Powell
"I started playing baseball and soccer. Those were my sports on the streets and in school when I was growing up. I didn't even start playing basketball until I was 14."