Quotes by Ian Botham
- I half knew what to expect when I saw the cricket ground in the morning. It was when I started to talk to people working out there, I began to find what I was looking for.
- If you can change three lives in 10, three lives in a hundred, that's got to be good, hasn't it?
- Soccer and cricket were my main sports growing up. I had trials as a soccer player with a few clubs interested, Crystal Palace being one, but it was cricket which became my chosen profession.
- The resilience of these people is amazing. I am a great believer that the sooner we get things up and running in terms of sport in this area, the better.
- There will be no politics, no ifs and buts if we see something and feel that work needs to be done, we will get people here we can rely on and ensure it is done in the same thorough way as our other projects.
- To me, it doesn't matter how good you are. Sport is all about playing and competing. Whatever you do in cricket and in sport, enjoy it, be positive and try to win.
- To win in Australia, for me, has to be the ultimate success because the Aussies live for sport.
- You will attract the younger generation and they might well prove tougher than the older generation. What we are trying to do is to look at the future and see what we can do to bring some stability back to people's lives.