"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."
"The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge."Ian Botham on Albert Einstein
"I do believe we're all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking care of each other."Ian Botham on Harvey Fierstein
"Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results."Ian Botham on Willie Nelson
"Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will."Ian Botham on Zig Ziglar
"If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes."Ian Botham on John Wooden
"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."
"If you can change three lives in 10, three lives in a hundred, that's got to be good, hasn't it?"
"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."
"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."
"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."