"I think I started learning lessons about being a good person long before I ever knew what basketball was. And that starts in the home, it starts with the parental influence."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Julius Erving on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Julius Erving on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Julius Erving on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Julius Erving on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Julius Erving on Robert Frost
"And from the first time I picked up a basketball at age eight - I had a lot of difficulty when I first picked up a basketball, because I was a scrub - there were things that I liked about it."
"Right up until the time I retired at age 37, I felt like there were still things that I could do better."
"In 1981, at age 31, I was voted the best player in basketball, and the most valuable player in the league."
"One of the most predictable things in life is there will be change. You are better off if you can have a say in the change. But you are ignorant or naive if you don't think there will be change, whether you want it to or not."
"One of the things in the back of my mind is that, after my sports experience, I never want to be, totally consumed by any one endeavor, other than my family life."