"The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life - mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical."
"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."Julius Erving on Robert Frost
"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment."Julius Erving on Buddha
"Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too."Julius Erving on Will Smith
"Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream - realize it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love - enjoy it."Julius Erving on Sai Baba
"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing."Julius Erving on George Bernard Shaw
"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."