"To be candid with you, free agency hurts all sports. It's great for athletes making an enormous amount of money. But to say it helps the sports, I don't believe that."
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."Jerry West on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Jerry West on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Jerry West on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Jerry West on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Jerry West on Henry David Thoreau
"When it's time for me to walk away from something, I walk away from it. My mind, my body, my conscience tell me that enough is enough."
"You can't get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good."