"I was successful materially, but I know life is much more than worldly success. I saw all these blessings God had given me. The way to give thanks is obedience to God."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Hakeem Olajuwon on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Hakeem Olajuwon on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Hakeem Olajuwon on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Hakeem Olajuwon on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Hakeem Olajuwon on Winston Churchill
"I always keep a ball in the car. You never know."
"Being from Africa is the best thing that could have ever, ever happened to me. I cannot see it any other way. All of my fundamental principles that were instilled in me in my home, from my childhood, are still with me."
"I've now been in this country for thirteen years, since I was seventeen. So this is my second home."