"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."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Ian Botham on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Ian Botham on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Ian Botham on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Ian Botham on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Ian Botham on William Shakespeare
"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?"
"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."
"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."