"Some people need to stay at the top. They are afraid to re-start from zero because they fear the critics."
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."Eric Cantona on John F. Kennedy
"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future."Eric Cantona on Audrey Hepburn
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."Eric Cantona on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."Eric Cantona on Jim Morrison
"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."Eric Cantona on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"My best moment? I have a lot of good moments but the one I prefer is when I kicked the hooligan."
"I have a car but it's not important."
"If you have only one passion in life - football - and you pursue it to the exclusion of everything else, it becomes very dangerous. When you stop doing this activity it is as though you are dying. The death of that activity is a death in itself."
"Every experience makes you a man."
"A home is crucial, the foundation of a stable family."